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Shuyuan Youth Hostel

No.2A Shuncheng West Alley, Nanmenli, Xi'an 710001, China
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
22 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pros: - Good and quiet location - Tours available - Air-conditioning/Heating - Hot water for a good shower - Staff can use your personal photos to create postcards Cons: - Powerpoint location was terrible located underneath the TV unit - Damp floorboards in front of the bathroom - 'Wet room' style bathroom We had a pleasant stay at this hostel.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really great little find! The hostel is located on the inside of the City wall at the south gate! So easy to get everywhere from it! The staff are soooooooo nice!! Very helpful and had great English! When I comr back to Xi'an I'll be staying here again!

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Sanya, China
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9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hostel is clean, cheap and very large. It's set in a traditional Chinese city house and has two inner courtyards. At the front of the hostel is the reception area with space to sit down and use wifi and at the back is a small cafe that serves the best Pizza in Xi'an. The staff are all very friendly,... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We (two friends) stayed at this hostel for three nights. We had a nice private twin bedroom with our own bathroom. Everything was clean and they even provided towels. However, the smell in the bathroom was not very pleasent. I guess it's the pipes or the drain which aren't really well maintained. Otherwise the hostel is perfect for (single and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

I went there twice in one summer, and the experiences differ dramatically. What really marks the differences are staffs--they change at a quite frequent basis. The first time I was there it was almost perfect: guests and staffs hang out/ sing/ drink every night; at the end many of the staffs decide to leave and travel (well they're volunteers i... More

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Taft, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

First of all, let me say that I'm no stranger to youth hostels. I've stayed in hostels throughout Asia, so I know what is typical for furnishings, service, etc. The Shuyuan's two main advantages are its location, which is convenient to the subway and to the bus stop, and it's bar. The bar alone -- which has a lively atmosphere... More

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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Close to the south gate of Xi'an wall, it is a comfortable and enjoyable hostel. The staff is very friendly and helpful. They have a lot of well done planned programs to see the Terracotta Warriors or Jindi Tomb. From there you can easily work across the city to see the Drum Tower, the Great Mosque and the Muslim Quarter.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Staff are friendly and all and all it's a nice hostel but as we went there during winter, it was quite inconvenient especially using the common bathrooms. It was very cold to take shower as the bathroom was in open area. The place of the hostel was a bit hard to find also. Apart from that, the price is cheap... More

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Pasir Gudang, Johor, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

I'm traveling from Datong to Xi'an by Train. Didn't booked any hostel yet when I arrived in Xi'an on the next day. Meet a girl at Datong Train station having the same journey towards Xi'an. It's happen to be this girl is Shuyuan Staff. She hooked me up a room and send me to Shuyuan before headed home. (that's how... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

We stayed here one night on our way to Beijing. This really is one awesome hostel. Clean rooms with great showers, a bar with a band on the same premises, great food! Can be a bit noisy, but it is also a great place to meet folks and share travel plans. Would definitely go back!

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Address: No.2A Shuncheng West Alley, Nanmenli, Xi'an 710001, China
Location: China > Shaanxi > Xi'an
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