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Bell Tower Youth Hostel

No.1 North Street, Beilin District, Xi'an 710003, China
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Ranked #8 of 211 Specialty Lodging in Xi'an
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Beijing, China
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124 reviews 124 reviews
6 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here back in Nov 2013, was cosy and warm staff helped me with pick up, luggage, and map/directions too! Room and board wise, don't expect this to be very luxurious like a 5 star hotel but a hostel normally isn't a hotel) Should have stayed in a single bedded room instead of a dorm because it was dirty( Despite... More 

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

the greatest strength point of this hostel is location, bell tower is just about 20m. far drum tower, it is the place where you will enjoy street food, road has many kind of food room isn't really nice,my room type is single room tv has only chinese language channel. no bottle of drinking water, but have a kettle in the... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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64 reviews 64 reviews
6 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Great location next to Bell Tower and a short walk to the Drum Tower and the Muslim Quarter. KFC, McDonald's, and Starbucks are all located nearby as well if that's your thing. Facilities are dated and not aging well. Beds are hard. The towels provided were worn thin (one had holes) and made me question the quality of the sheets,... More 

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Urumqi, China
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6 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

The Bell Tower Youth Hostel is a great place to relax if you have lots to do in the city. It's RIGHT next to the bell tower, line 2 of the subway, a nice starbucks, mcdonald's, and the muslim quarter. The accomodations are good if you're used to staying in hostels but don't expect much more than a place to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Arrived the evening and got put into a twin room when we had booked a double room, went back to reception to tell staff and they said that I hadn't booked twin. Asked them for wifi password to find my reservation on my phone and was told wifi wasn't working so had to the McDonalds up the street and when... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Stayed here alone for 3 days in 2013, was in a double room ensuite on the top floor overlooking the bell tower. Incredible view, I was mesmerised just sitting there in the evenings watching busy city life go by!! Within walking distance to most of the big attractions Xi'an has to offer (bar Terracotta Warriors, which is a short cheap... More 

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Copenhagen
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The location was superb with a great view of the Bell tower, and a very short distance to the Muslim quarter, the city walls and the metro. The manager was friendly, funny and the only one who could converse in English comfortably. Some of the staff also had good language skills, but were inexplicably shy about speaking. Despite clean sheets... More 

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brisbane
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

We stayed here in November 2013 for a few days en route to Dunhuang. Good aspects include 1. location - walking distance to Bell and Drum Towers, Muslim Quarter and Mosque, department stores, Starbucks, KFC and McD's (for those who are desperate) and lots of alleys with fresh noodle and kebab stalls - local style; 2. Pleasant front desk staff... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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34 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

This is certainly one of the better hostels I have stayed in. Undoubtedly one of the best in Xi'an, if not China. Our 3rd floor room had a spectacular view overlooking the bell tower. It was a pleasure to sit by the window at night and admire the lights and sounds of the streets below. The beds are hard, as... More 

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DORRIGO
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7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

I enjoyed a wonderful week at the Bell Tower. Bang i the middle of Xi'an, there is no better place to stay. The staff are knowledgeable and friendly,and amenities totally adequate. I managed to break a bone in my knee on my last day in Xi'an,I stumbled back to the YHA with help, where they looked after me, in every... More 

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