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Qingdao Old Observatory Youth Hostel

No.21 Quanxiang Second Road, Qingdao 266003, China
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Abraham S Shenyang, China
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    4 of 5 stars
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Shenyang, China
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11 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked the three-bed room, with a private bathroom for us. All I can say about this hostel that it's a really nice hostel. Since it's located on a hill, the view from the top outdoor bar is very amazing. There is also an indoor bar and restaurant. I came during the snowy winter, and I could see the snowy... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Liked: They provided a nice map of the attractions, but that's about it. Disliked: This hostel was so hard to find. After the cab dropped me off at the bottom of the hill, I still had to stop and ask directions twice before I found it. The rooms smelled very strongly of mildew and the bed smelled very musty. There... More

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Xi'an, China
3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

better than average hostel in China, although not the best, but definitely a good choice in the city of qingdao. the location is probably it's downside, I actually thought it would be in the middle of the city, but it turned out to be on a hill a little far from the train station. great dog to play with. good... More

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Rongcheng, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Its got loads of character. There is a great roof bar next to the observatory dome, which now houses a chill out area (and a telescope). Non guests had just come to the bar for the surroundings. The food is good but maybe slightly overpriced. The English breakfast was nice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The Old observatory is the best choice in Qingdao, being located quite close to the city, but not in the chaos of the streets. The park its located in is very nice, and people do Tai Chi in the morning. The hostel was clean, but the showers are far from the rooms, all the way in the basement. Being there... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

happy to see a dog when I check in, Roger (I think it's his name) is a very nice dog, but a little sad all the time. staff is very helpful with our questions, but the communication sometimes went offline because some of the girl speak very limited English. the cleaning of this place can definitely improve more, it's not... More

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Tianjin, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

This hostel is very nice, pleasant, with a very helpful team giving good informations and services. The possibility to have very nice holidays for a very cheap price. The best choice you can do in Qingdao.

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Great accommodation in Qingdao! The staff very friendly and helpful and the room was clean and comfortable. The rooftop bar was very chilled, with great food and drink deals. It was a bit of a walk up the hill to reach the hostel, but once we arrived it was very warm and welcoming.

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Wenzhou, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014 via mobile

the Public bathrooms hot water is too cold in the winter , rooms light is not light , people is good ,very good,Wellsom and Tomgtong is cute. The Foreigners are handsome and frendly ,I love them .a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x... More

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Qingdqao is a very relaxed place and so is the hostel. The roof top terrace is just great. The walk through the park up to the hostel is quite nice, you see many people making Tai Chi or sports or playing cards, listen to their birds. Good atmosphere and interesting things to see are near.Clean hostel, nice location.

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Address: No.21 Quanxiang Second Road, Qingdao 266003, China
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Location: China > Shandong > Qingdao
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