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Shuyuan Youth Hostel

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No.2A Shuncheng West Alley, Nanmenli, Xi'an 710001, China
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Ranked #5 of 213 Specialty Lodging in Xi'an
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Wudangshan National Park, China
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to close enough to most things and right next to a bus stop/taxi waiting area if want you want is further away. The staff were really helpful and the place has a great vibe for relaxing a their cafe or for partying at Qin park bar just below, and there are a bunch of bars within walking distance... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The bed in the dorm was nicely made and clean. The house keeper ladies changed my bed sheet even though I didn't ask for it. Lobby was warm and cozy in the winter. Front desk staffs are super friendly, love them!

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Xi'an, China
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

On my return to Xian I popped into Shuyuan Hostel their Park Qin bar again recently. Busy bar and seems popular with big multi-national crowd of Africans, Kazaks, Pakistanis, Indians as well as many Chinese customers. Reasonable beer prices and interesting spirits mixes at very low prices indeed! Staff are a bit hit and miss, some nice some cranky... Massive... More 

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Shanghai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Charming hostel, in an ancient house with 3 beautiful courtyards where people can have a break and drink. Very well located inside the city walls, just a few meters away from the south gate. We had a double bedroom with private bathroom on the second floor of the third courtyard. It was a bit smelly, and not exceptionally clean, but... More 

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Zhengzhou, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I stayed at this Hostel twice and both times have been awesome. Centrally located, nice rooms and fair price. The bar downstairs is incredibly lively during weekends. The food at the hostel restaurant is good and the pizza is great. Good draught beer at fair prices! A must see 10 minutes walk from the Bell tower and 5 minutes from... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I stayed in this hostel 4 times during my year in China and loved it each time. The staff are friendly and helpful with decent English. The food is good and they even sell decent western food if you're feeling a bit homesick. The rooms have a good amount of space and the bathrooms are all new and very clean.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Stayed for a few days in February 2015 in a dorm with external bathroom. Hostel was very clean and rooms were comfortable with a big locker for each bed. The restaurant offers a nice variety of food, even with a pizza oven. The staff was one of the friendliest and helpful staff I've met in China, and they can also... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

This was the first time I have stayed in a youth hostel since I was about 11 so didn't really know what to expect. It was recommended to be by a friend who had stayed there the month before, and also by two travellers I had met previous to my visit to Xi'an. We got a taxi from the train... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Pros 1. Location is easily found. It's facing south section of city wall, only 20m from south gate. 2. Near access to bus stop and train station. Cons 1. There's only a few shared bathroom and we have to walk a bit far from the room. It's smelly btw. 2. Lockers are way too small. I cant get my backpack... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I stayed here as part of a tour round China and really liked this little place. It is based around a series of courtyards with several stories. I stayed in a dorm on the roof of the far courtyard. It is basic but clean and the decorations in the courts and on the stairs give a nice atmosphere. It is... More 

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