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Suzhou Mingtown Suzhou Youth Hostel

No.28 Pingjiang Road, Suzhou 215005, China
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Ancona, Italy
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95 reviews 95 reviews
21 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A good hostel, clean and comfortable and in very good condition. Staff are really helpful and speak good english. A good breakfast and coffee served at a reasonable price. Internet wi fi connection is not very reliable, but it works. The building is in the centre and really historic.

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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I booked for 2 rooms with separate beds. However , when I arrived I was informed that the hostel is under renovation and they only have single large bed for us. I wasn't happy initially cos they should have told me earlier. Luckily, we are all small in sizes so we wouldn't mind to stay just for a night. The... More

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Chongqing
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014 via mobile

If I could give this hostel zero stars I would. The staff were unfriendly and there was no restaurant or common area to sit. The heating didn't work in the dorm room and the key stopped working in the middle of the night so we had to leave the door open all night. The light was so dim that you... More

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Santa Barbara, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

We had a great time staying at this hostel. It is a historic building and the room was very cozy and felt comfortable. The bed was nice and clean and we had our own bathroom. I enjoyed it so much staying in a historic building after all the new and modern in Shanghai. This was my first hostel stay after... More

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Petrolia, Canada
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73 reviews 73 reviews
18 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

If I were ever to go back to this hostel it would only be because the staff were friendly and is on the coolest street in Suzhou. The room, a second floor, stank of cigarette smoke and the bathroom drain. There were mosquitoes, but there was a electric bug repellant in the drawer. The bed was comfortable and so were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013 via mobile

Excellent. Excellent location. Excellent value. Very comfortable. Much more than I expected! Friendly and helpful staff. Gorgeous building. Would love to go back just to hang about for a few days. Good coffee just across the canal.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

we extended one more night here in Suzhou, since we found it not just the private gardens are worth visiting in Suzhou, which is not a big city though, taking a stroll along side the river is highly recommended, also, there are several cafe and bars near the hostel, so it's good for a relaxing vacation in this city

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Tubingen, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

After having stayed in several hostels for 7 weeks during our travel allover China, Mingtown Youth Hostel was a major disappointment and one of the very few hostels we would not really recommend. Pro's and con's in short: + good location along the canal on Pinjiang Road + nice building, rooms with old wooden furniture showing some personality - 145... More

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Mold, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

The hostel is perfectly located on a pedestrainised canalside with a w/e/night market in the historical district very popular with chinese tourists, lots of teashops and souvenir shops. It is very picturesque and a popular setting for wedding photos. It is within easy flat walking distance of the Suzhou Museum, Humble Administrator''s Garden, Master of the Nets Garden, Couple's Retreat... More

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Guangzhou, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

Pingjiang Road's moring is so peaceful that u will wish there's no afternoon to come.I still can hear the voice of the bikes hit the rocky roads in the morning on Pingjiang Road,how lively and lovely they are! also meet nice person from different places in this youth hostel, really enjoy~~

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Address: No.28 Pingjiang Road, Suzhou 215005, China
Location: China > Jiangsu > Suzhou
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 31
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