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Pod Inn (Hangzhou Xihu)

No.5 Waidongshan Alley, Shuguang Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310007, China
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite the fancy pictures on its website, Pod Inn actually offers extremely humid and small rooms with moisture all other the sailing and ... bed bugs ! And of course if the company of bed bugs were not enough, as a previous poster mentioned, you can rent the services of a prostitute (a small card is slipped under the door... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Budget accommodation, great location and good staff, but the rooms are rundown and a bit yuck. This place really is budget, but for the price and location you just can't beat it. It's really cheap and so close to the incredible gardens of the West Lake. You can hire bikes from the hotel, making it easy to get around and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Pod Inn hotel is very suitable for those who want to have a cheap trip in vacations. It has a good location near West Lake while the pricing of which is comparatively cheap, so it attracts many students and office workers. Even though the room of the hotel is not as large and luxury as five-star hotel’s, it’s more cozy... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

pod inn, it neat to west lake, you can trun around with bike. but alot of pod inn in hangzhou, i just recommanded the 5 pod inn. at zhe da street. not bad, good location for trip, near to zheda university also Foreign students there, nice also commfortable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

Room was very small but clean enough however it only a very tiny slit window so very dark . The twin room meant bunks beds which is a bit strange for adults but beds were comfy and clean. Room came with two PCs which were useful. Location is good, close to lake, bus stop and cycle hire scheme. Bus goes... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

We stayed in pod Inn Hangzhou on the 4th June 2012. The location is good, about 30 minutes' drive from Hangzhou railway station. Taxi fare is around RMB25. Bus stop is 500 meters away, and 7-8 minutes walk to Xihu area. Standard double room (RMB161/night), is very small, a bit squeeze for 2 persons. No free disposable item. Only small... More 

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2011

Strategic location, just around Xihu area, but a bit off the main road. Room is super super small, but hey it's okay as I'm just single traveller. The room is geared toward young people, with LCD TV inside. However, receptionist is not speaking English at all ! Quite difficult to ask information around Hangzhou area

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2010

They call it "Pod Inn" for a reason, the rooms are small but the value is great (you even get a PC with free broadband in your room!) The hotel atmosphere is very trendy and geared toward a younger clientele, and aside from the linoleum tiles in my room starting to peel up, the stay was uniformly positive. A great... More 

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