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YHA Ngong Ping SG Davis Youth Hostel

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Ngong Ping, Lantau Island, Hong Kong 852 China
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#84 of 241 Specialty lodging in Hong Kong
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Situated in a spectacular landscape, YHA Ngong Ping SG Davis Hostel is the destination for hiking aficionados. The hostel is close to fascinating hiking trails including Ngong Ping Trail, Buddhist Ancient Walk, Nei Lak Shan, and the 934-metre Lantau Peak which offers sublime sunrise view. Major attractions like the Big Buddha, Po Lin Monastery, and the Wisdom Path are all within 15-minute walk.
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Property amenities
Snack bar
Bicycle rental
Hiking
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
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Picnic area
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
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Family rooms
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English, Chinese
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Sophia D wrote a review Jul 2019
New South Wales, Australia120 contributions77 helpful votes
As I wanted to stay on Lantau Island close to the nature trails, Buddha and Monastery, this was the perfect location as I could walk everywhere. However, it was dirty in the kitchen and shower block. I had cockroaches in my room. Before I arrived I was told to book a taxi from the airport but this proved impossible and they refused to book it for me. Luckily there were 3 taxis to Lantau when I arrived. The staff were pleasant and helpful. They close the hostel at 11pm so had trouble getting them to wait for me but luckily my flight arrived early and made it before 11. It was too expensive for the condition of the hostel.
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Date of stay: May 2019
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Trip type: Traveled solo
Room Tip: It was quiet but don't stay here if you don't like dirt.
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Holly S wrote a review May 2019
Manchester, United Kingdom12 contributions15 helpful votes
Room was good and we got it for a good price but there was dead bugs on the floor and also in the hallways! Another downside was the check in time of 4pm - we arrived into Hong Kong at 7am that morning and got to Ngong Ping for 10am when the cable car opened so we had to lug our bags around all day
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Date of stay: May 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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DougChan wrote a review Apr 2019
Singapore, Singapore193 contributions99 helpful votes
Considering the standard of the hostel, it's pretty costly, but this is the only accommodation option in Ngong Ping if you want to stay there, so you won't really have a choice otherwise. The climate in Ngong Ping (especially in the off/shoulder seasons) is extremely humid and rainy, so it's near impossible for anything to dry out, everything's perpetually wet, making it quite impossible for it to be clean, need to acknowledge that they've done what they can considering the circumstances.
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Date of stay: April 2019
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: The glamping tents looked very comfortable, would've chosen that if those were available.
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GoPlaces599421 wrote a review Sep 2018
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The staff were nice and super helpfull with transport and activity advice but the hostel is dirty. We had stains on the sheets and pillows. Super thin mattresses, rooms dont get cleaned inbetween guests. Dirty bathrooms smelling of urine. A good clean up would make a huge difference.
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Date of stay: September 2018Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Crystal J wrote a review Aug 2018
4 contributions2 helpful votes
Good place to stay with friendly staff. Room was simple and clean as were the bathrooms. It is in a great location in a very relaxing part of Hong Kong. Distance from airport was a bit longer than I thought, about 35 minutes by taxi. Mattresses are quite firm if you’re not used to it, but all in all this was a really good place to stay with helpful staff. My room was modestly priced and I had a window, cool aircon and a fan. It is a short walk to shops and eateries but they do close around 5pm as they cater for the tourists coming on the cable car, so it’s best to have some food on hand or buy your dinner early. Set amongst excellent walking tracks. Hikers can get a bit loud as they tend to be up at various hours but it didn’t bother me much. Would definitely stay again.
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Date of stay: May 2018Trip type: Traveled solo
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$17 - $48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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ChinaHong KongIslands District / New Territories / Lantau Island
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Frequently Asked Questions about YHA Ngong Ping SG Davis Youth Hostel
Which popular attractions are close to YHA Ngong Ping SG Davis Youth Hostel?
Nearby attractions include Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha) (0.2 miles), Lantau island (0.7 miles), and Po Lin (Precious Lotus) Monastery (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at YHA Ngong Ping SG Davis Youth Hostel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include baggage storage, barbeque facilities, and bicycle rental.
What food & drink options are available at YHA Ngong Ping SG Davis Youth Hostel?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities and a snack bar during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to YHA Ngong Ping SG Davis Youth Hostel?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Pier - Cathay Pacific Lounge, The Gallery, and Triple Lanterns Cafe.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at YHA Ngong Ping SG Davis Youth Hostel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Chinese.
Are there any historical sites close to YHA Ngong Ping SG Davis Youth Hostel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Tung Chung (3.4 miles), Tung Chung Fort (2.6 miles), and Tung Chung Battery (3.0 miles).