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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I should start by saying this is a completely unbiased review (Jano's were offering printed maps of the city in return for a 5 stars review on Trip Advisor – we didn't take a map purposely so that we could remain impartial when reviewing the hostel). In short, our stay at Jano's was really special. My parents and I (grown-up... More 

Thank Sundance_Britpacker
Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here on my own and had one of the village kang beds and it was great. The bed was massive and the room was also. Location was really good just inside the city wall along a street with plenty of places to have a beer and relax. Don't know what the dorms are like but would recommend the... More 

Thank Andrew H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Jano's is located near the wall of the inner city, in a low rise district, which has remained quiet and authentic, neat some great streets, with tons of interesting shops and museums. I had a small double room to myself with a private shower room, opening on a terrace. It was quite comfortable, even if there were better rooms available... More 

Thank frenchteddywww
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

Michael and his team had been very helpful to organize teracotta warrior trip and booking flights eg. We really had 2 great days in Xian. Thank you very much for all your help. We enjoyed staying in this place and can recommed to everybody.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015 via mobile

We got off the train from Chengdu at 2300 and spent an hour and a half looking for this place. It's on Shuncheng Nanlu Dongduan Street, right against the south wall of the city. Jacky's Bar is on the corner, then the Back Nook bar, Hero bar and a few others. Walk past these bars and take your first left(north)... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Positive: excellent location near the south gate. We booked a double room and got a very large and spacious room which had all necessary amenities including free wifi, heating/AC, hot water, etc. Clean room, beautifully decorated. Staff speaks english. Cute area near the hotel (shops selling oil paintings, art supplies, decorations, etc. ) Negative: The room was very dark as... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Our family of 5 used 2 rooms at Jano's in late September. The location within the walls and in the old town is perfect, close to great alleys and strips of cheat eateries. The communication by email was great and all arrangements were very smoothly done. The rooms were good. Our twin room (i.e. for us parents) was nice (en... More 

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Rangiora, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

We arrived late at night and turned on the ac as it was very hot. Downstairs is a Belgian Beer Cafe with live music so we enjoyed a cold beer in the very pretty outdoor seating area. Although we were concerned that the very loud music would be audible in our room, we neednt've worried as it didn't bother us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

I'm 58 and stayed in Jano's last month. Ex forces and know how to rough it if needed. Brilliant, brilliant place to stay. Staff - super. Accommodation (top floor) - superb. I would neither consider anywhere else to stay or recommend anywhere else to stay in Xian. Best hostel accommodation I have stayed in . . . . . ..

Thank chiropodist
Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We absolutely loved our five day stay at Jano's. A five-star rating for a three-star hotel may seem overzealous, but it's with good reason...and to be taken in context of a backpackers, of course you can't approach it expecting the ammenities of a five-star hotel. The staff are absolutely amazing, going out of their way to help you out and... More 

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Additional Information about Jano's Backpackers

Address: No.69 Shuncheng South Road, Xi'an 710002, China
Location: China > Shaanxi > Xi'an
Price Range: $11 - $59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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