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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Took me 47 hours to get here from Guangzhou (typhoon getting in the way; Glasgow to Pitcairn might have been quicker) but who cares now. Ena, Maggie, Seven & Fiona - lovely friendly staff - the comfy rooms, the chilled out 'surf-buddy' courtyard with bar&pool, palmfringely tucked into a nice quiet alleyway just steps from noodleshops, minimarts, bars (e.g. Dolphins... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This was one of the best places I have ever stayed for how friendly everyone was and this means a great deal to me as a traveller. The rooms are so clean you could eat your dinner off the floor!!!! I cannot thank them enough

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I stayed here for a couple of nights in a single room - it was clean and not too cramped with a small sofa and coffee table which was a nice touch. The overall feel of the place is awesome and laid back with surfboard stall to greet you on entrance and a nice bar area with a pool table.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We spent 5 nights in this hostel, in a 8 bedrooms room. The first two nights there was a typhoon, so we run out of electricity (but i guess is normal). From the third day, only our room was without electricity and we have to ask many times to the staff to do something. Finally at the end they changed... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

This is a very nice hostel located on a quiet side street 5 minutes from the beach in Sanya. Other beaches are very easily accessible from a nearby bus stop. Our double room was very clean, nicely decorated and with air con. No safe though. The ensuite was a bit small (phone-box-sized with the shower, sink and toilet all in... More 

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Mae Hong Son, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Sanya Backpackers is a great place to stay. Ava and Leo, the owners, are friendly and hung out with us in the bar area one night just drinking beers. They gave us good advice: ignore all the tourist traps and just enjoy the beach. The hostel is squeaky clean because they don't allow shoes inside and have regular cleaning staff.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Stayed here twice a few years ago and have recommended friends stay here since. Chris and Linda were great - laid back but very helpful. Place is spotless and location is priceless. Looking to come back at the end of the summer (:

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Hsinchu, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We stayed here for 4 nights in a private room. We were lucky enough to have a small private balcony which was a nice addition we didn't know about. The staff are very friendly and knowledgeable. The hostel provides a 'pour your own' bar and has a nice rule of taking your shoes off at the front door before you... More 

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Beijing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Easy to get to, nice beach, reasonably priced, clean, friendly and knowledgable staff. Plenty of restaurants and bars around, they offer snorkeling and PADI courses. Next time i go to Sanya i'd stay at this place, rather than a hotel.

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Fenyang, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

After some unfortunate business with the hostel we'd originally booked, we discovered Sanya Backpackers. We were so, so lucky that Sanya Backpackers had rooms available and were willing to help us out. The location is amazing- it's about a three minute walk to the beach and there's several great restaurants nearby. The staff are all super friendly and willing to... More 

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Amenities

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are Singaporean operated hostel providing SAFE, CLEAN and COMFORTABLE accommodation for backpackers and travellers in Hainan, China. Located in Dadonghai, Sanya, we are just a very short walk(3 mins)to the beach. By day, where all the sea activities begin and by night all the party starts. Our goal is to provide you with a wonderful experience to bring back home.We also offer surfing lessons, PADI scuba diving courses and outdoor adventures. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sanya Backpackers

Address: No.1 Type 1 Villa , Luming Community, Haihua Road, Dadonghai, Sanya 572021, China
Location: China > Hainan > Sanya
Price Range: $13 - $27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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