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Jano's Backpackers

No.69 Shuncheng South Road, Xi'an 710002, China
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Jano's Backpackers
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Ranked #5 of 506 Xi'an B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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19 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Although a tiny bit hard to find, Janos Backpackers is a great place to stay! The location is very good- inside the walls of Xian old city, right by the main road (yet in a quiet street so no hustle bustle outside the windows.) The bus station is 3 minutes walk away. The Muslim quarter is just 15 minutes walk... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Loved this hostel, it's got a great feel to it. Amazing location right next to the city wall and the onsite Belgium Bar is perfect! The staff were really helpful with advising us on local transport and the onsite facilities are great (laundry and computers). The showers are not very private at all, with just a small curtain covering the... More 

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Chambery, France
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16 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We stayed 2 nights at Jano's backpacker and we really liked this place. The staff is super friendly, they offered us beers and we got an amazing gyoza's party there. The rooms are clean and the hostel is well located, in a charming district. The different metro and bus are easy to get from there (main train station 10mn by... More 

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Kolhapur, India
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

we were 3 people . Room was nice, with a balcony. Can have a great look of Xi'an wall. And very near, say walkable from Drum Tower/Bell Tower. If you just open door to Belgian Bar, Wow, its a differnt world. And you get some dscount if you show your room keys. And, hotel manager- Mr. Michel - is really... More 

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Ningbo, China
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We originally booked 5 nights, but left after the first night. Upon arrival, the hostel seemed quite nice: neatly decorated, nice location in the artists' quarter near the south gate, large room with small balcony. But we soon saw that the room was quite dirty (bathroom needed a scrub, dust bunnies and hair on the floor, used tissues in the... More 

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Shenzhen, China
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We stayed in one of the rooms upstairs, so I can't speak about the hostel area except it looked like a scary basement murder dungeon down there. But upstairs was a super cool faux-Chinese courtyard setup. I gave this place 4 stars because it was stupid cheap, like 20USD a night for a clean room with two beds and beautiful... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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59 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Jano's Backpackers was a small hotel located close to the South tGate of the old city. City walls through the South Gate was only 5 minutes walk away. The Drum Tower and the Muslim Quarter were just 15 minutes walk away. Our room was on the top floor with 2 twin beds. The room was large and nicely decorated with... More 

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37 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Jano's is a backpacker's hostel with some very special rooms that take it up a few notches. We booked a room for 3 expecting separate beds, and were shown a room with a wall to wall bed that could easily have accommodated five people. It was a surprise, and not what we were expecting, but ultimately it was perfectly adequate,... More 

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12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

the location ist very good its very close to the south gate of the citywall and 10 minutes walking distance to the bell tower and the muslim quarter. the staff is very friendly and helpful. the only bad thing is about the air conditioner. they have an ac which turns on automatically in all the rooms and you can not... More 

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Hong Kong
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The staff at Janos Backpackers were very friendly and helpful. When the air con in my original room wasn't working, they had no problem letting me switch rooms. They helped me book a terracotta warrior tour. This was convenient. Location is right next to the south gate and lots of arts, with crafts sellers, and street food around the area.... More 

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