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“Last option in Shanghai” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Hidden Garden International Youth Hostel

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Hidden Garden International Youth Hostel
Jia No.834-840 Pudong Avenue, Pudong New Area, Shanghai 200120, China (Lujiazui)   |  
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Ranked #29 of 116 Specialty lodging in Shanghai
Shanghai, China
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“Last option in Shanghai”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2010

There's not much to write. The quality of the hostel and the location are questionable. This is by far the worst hostel I have stayed in in China. Rooms and restrooms are not clean, the common kitchen is non-existent and dirty, it's hard to find a clean glass to drink water. This is a bit cheaper than other hostels but not worth the inconvenience both in terms of cleanliness or hygiene.
There was some construction going on but no discounts or added service for all the incovenience. Most were here on business and not on leisure which was weird for a hostel.
The location is also far from areas you want to visit in Shanghai. It claims to be close to some buzzing areas in Pudong but is actually in a sleepy part of town. The area around the hostel is also not clean. This is hidden alright and there is a garden alright but it's not as amusing as the tilte "Hidden Garden" sounds when you figure out.

  • Stayed May 2010, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Address: Jia No.834-840 Pudong Avenue, Pudong New Area, Shanghai 200120, China
Location: China > Shanghai > Lujiazui
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Ranked #29 of 116 Specialty lodging in Shanghai
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