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Kaiyue International Youth Hostel

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No.31 Jining Road, Shinan District, Qingdao 266001, China
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed just for one night there. Everything was fine but the inner Bar of Hostel.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Ok, the hostel is correct, but people working there are not honest. We stayed there 3 nights in dorm. We asked to make a laundry. When we got our clothes back, one brand new pant (brand "millet", special for travellers and not a cheap one) was like "melted". We checked with them the washing machine and the tube delivering the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I spent there 3 great nights, the place to near to everything as well near to the train station u can walk there, also the transportation to some far places like laoshan are near so u can safe money and time, as for the staff they r really sweet girls speak english really well and they helped me a lot... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

My first hostel in Qingdao was this old church I accidentally discovered in 2008. It is a historical building and one of the original international hostes in China. The rate for the dorm used to be 25 per head and it was the same in the early part of 2014. Not it has gone up to 30 RMB but still... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

i definately can sure about it. this hostel is one of the best hostel in China. 1. staffs can speak english they are trying to help you as much as they can and most importantly they can speak English. some of you who traveled China before might notice that staffs in many hostels are not good at English. actually they... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I had a great stay at this hostel! This is my first stay ever at a hostel, and although it is worn out( peeling walls, scratched up wooden floors), but it had a cosy atmosphere to it. The staff were the friendliest ever. The place was worn out but clean. The bar below was such a great place to hang... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

When I first stayed in this place 5 years ago, without any doubts this hostel leaves me some brilliant memories, great location, reasonable price, nice old building, fancy bar, and quite convenient facilities... So this is my primary choice when I plan to visit Qingdao again this summer. I don't know what's happened during these years, all I can tell... More 

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Weihai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We have visited this hostel on multiple occasions now including with a group of 25 teachers. It is a little worn in places and the rooms on the top floor suffer a bit from dampness. However, it is very affordable, conveniently located, the staff are hereelpful and speak good English. The bar offers a good selection of food and drinks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Kaiyu in the heart of old Qingdao was once a big church back in the day. Now it's put to much better use as a very nice place to stay. Yes, it's old. Yes, the floors are dirty and too old to polish the way that many are accustomed too. What matters is the bed and sheets... both were impeccably... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We have stayed in a three bed room at fourth floor. The room was clean, but messed up in a way that doesn't count as 'torn and worn' anymore. The heating wasn't working properly, the plaster came down from the walls, a big mold spot on the ceiling.... but worse, due to the renovation at the first floor, there was dust everywhere, a lot of noise and no warm water to take a shower for almost three days.The staff is helpful and polite, but seems like the management takes out their mistakes on the employees.

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