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Shuyuan Youth Hostel

No.2A Shuncheng West Alley, Nanmenli, Xi'an 710001, China
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Ranked #6 of 92 Specialty lodging in Xi'an
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We stayed as a family of 4 in 2012. The rooms we had were on the ground floor. They were basic but clean. The hostel had a great atmosphere and the staff were very friendly and helpful. Our two teenagers particularly enjoyed the cafe with excellent pizzas and milk shakes. The location is excellent for getting around and I would... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

The hostel is located right next to the south gate of the city walls. It was easy to find. The room was clean with limited of walking space. Also bathroom comes with hot water. Wifi worked very well inside and outside the room. But with the room costed RMB200 without a TV and a wardrobe, it was totally pricey. Good... More

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Shanghai, China
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

This hostel had the best atmosphere of all the hotels we've been to up till now. Lots of outdoor seating and a great Western restaurant, so you easily get in contact with other travelers. Then, the negative points, which for me personally weigh more heavily than the positive ones. It took the cook 40 minutes to prepare 2 meals of... More

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Just stayed here for one night in transit. Arrived very late at night due to taxi dramas but was welcomed by english speaking staff who registered me very quickly and showed me straight to my room. room wasn't spick and span but clean enough. beds were Chinese standard, on the smaller size and firm but had a great night sleep.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013 via mobile

I stayed here for 3 nights with a friend at the end of March and loved it. The hostel has such a friendly vibe and loads of cute courtyards to relax in and read a book/chat to people/Skype etc. The restaurant was fantastic, food really well priced though the service was a bit slow at times. The hostel offers a... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012 via mobile

We stayed here for 4 days whilst in Xian, we were greeted by 2 friendly woman at the train station early in the morning. However we found some of the staff at the hotel to be rather unfriendly, somewhat rude and like we were putting them out by asking a question, the bloke at reception was very friendlt though and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

We stayed at the hostel for one night, in a private double room with ensuite bathroom. The room was ok, although the matresses were quite hard, and there was a slightly bad smell coming from the bathroom. Nevertheless, the value for money is very good, and the rooms are what you could expect from a hostel. The personnel, all speaking... More

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Tullamore, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

Stayed here January. It was fine. I don't recall anything special about the hostel, but all was well. It's in a good location, just off the city wall and near good bus routes. We were collected from the railway station (for free). We had vouchers for beer every evening as well.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

We stayed for 1 night on September 2012. The hotel is located at the south gate of the city about 10 minutes walk away from the Bell Tower. The staff is friendly and speak English. We booked a twin room with ensuite bathroom with western-style toilet and a shower. There was no curtain or shower glass door so the whole... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

I will be forever grateful to the young man at the front desk who was able to secure us two soft sleeper train tickets to Chengdu after the guy at the Beijing train station said there were none available. The staff in general were very helpful, friendly, and spoke good English. The location of the hotel is also a plus... More

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