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Datong Youth Hostel

West of Middle Section of Fanggu Street, Cheng District, Datong 037006, China
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very good stay in this hostel. They put a big sign with "Youth hostel" above the entry of a baby clothes shop so its easy to find. If you are coming from KFC its on your left hand site. The staff is very nice and helpful they try to give you alle the informations you need. I... More

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Suzhou, China
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You do not have a lot of offers in Datong but this one is enough. Staff speaks a bit english. Bed are chinese standard and clean (not soft ;) ), Location is good but the entry is difficult to find. Street is loud, do not expect to sleep late. Bathroom are average too.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I read all the bad reviews and still stayed here, because all other budget hotels and hostels are full. I regret it so much. It ruined my trip to Datong and their expensive tour made me pay a lot more than I planned to. The staff do not speak English nor do the try to make an effort to help.... More

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San Diego, California
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

I am writing this review because I don't want anyone else to go thru what happened to me! this is definitely one of the worse place to stay in any city! it was not easy to find, the entrance is a very weird clothing store, I actually had to go to the what seem like a backdoor staff entrance to... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
34 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We've stayed there just for one night in order to visit Datong the following day and catch our next train in the evening. The staff could barely speak English (except the basic sentences for the check-in). No breakfast included. We were in a four-beds dorm, small and quite cold. The bathroom is in the middle of the dorm, so you... More

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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

We stayed in a private room for 2 nights in November. We had a private bathroom thankfully as the shared bathroom looked and smelled absolutely horrendous. There is a smell of sewage in the hostel generally as other reviewers have mentioned - our room didn't smell too bad but it really isn't pleasant. The staff don't speak much English and... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Stayed in the hostel for 2 nights. Not a great experience. First, the staff could barely speak English so they could not help us with too much information. Secondly, the rooms are quite basic, not very clean (when we got there there was hair in the shower and the toilet was) and bit smelly - but, it's China in the... More

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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

We arrived at night and we walked by the hostel 3 or 4 times without even noticing it. There are no illuminated sign and moreover the stairs to go up in the hostel are in a shop. Yes you read it right! You have to go through a shop to access the stairs add a snow storm and by the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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72 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

We stayed at Datong Youth Hostel for two nights in July 2013. Not that easy to find but a good location once you do. Helpful staff, clean, comfortable room with air-con, wifi and a good shower. Avoid the rooms overlooking the noisy street, but even the ones on the other side are prone to noise from other guests, as they... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend booked two beds in a dorm room with booking.com. When we arrived at the hostel they said: boys and girls cant sleep in the same dorm. So we both had to go to seperate rooms, filled with chinese. The website or booking never mentioned this! They didnt even apologise. Rooms have bathroom inside which doesnt close... More

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Address: West of Middle Section of Fanggu Street, Cheng District, Datong 037006, China
Location: China > Shanxi > Datong
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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