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Koala Garden Hostel

06/04/2017 06/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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San Jose, California
Reviewed September 16, 2016

This is a nice hostel. People in front desk are friendly. Its location is wonderful being based in a quiet, very clean site road right next to a beautiful park- Luxun Park. It takes you 5-10 mins to the metro station. The free Wi-Fi was good and the air-con was quite.

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Beijing, China
Reviewed October 17, 2014

Even though we had reservation and deposit paid they had no beds for us the night we arrived, so they drove us to other hostel (after almost 2 hours of discussion with us). Then, when we came back next day, it took us 2-3 hours to check in. We went to do some sightseeing and when we came back it...

Thank alessa-chan
Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

We are students and wanted a cheap hostel for our weekend in Shanghai but this place was not even worth the 4£ a night we paid. We were supposed to have out own 4 bed bedroom and instead had to share one. Part of the shower was broken. Checkin took ages. Security is pretty dodgy. We didn't get any room...

3Thank NicoDaBear
Reviewed January 31, 2014

This hostel offers very good value. Its location is convenient being based in a quiet, very clean site road right next to one of the best and largest shopping streets of Shanghai. It takes you 5-10 mins to the next metro station. We stayed in an en suite room (not as nice as on the pictures), which was clean and...

1Thank Mike L
Reviewed January 10, 2014

No window in the room. Bad smell from the shower room. Acari(insects) on the bed. Unfriendly service.

1Thank couscous88
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed August 19, 2013

Great location on historical street, room not ready on arrival cleaned quickly, although carpet still filthy and remained this way. Walls very thin, not great when the neighbours are rather enthusiastic about each other! Arrived back after day out to find the entire reception area and restaurant turned into a wedding scene complete with chapel and tables, photos taken and...

2Thank jafajafa
Perth, Australia
Reviewed July 16, 2013

I rarely complain about customer service or dodgy backpackers, but these guys really took the cake. Firstly, the staff spoke minimal english, which if you are running an international hotel is a pain in the neck. It took 15 minutes to establish things like, "my airconditioning is broken", or "what's the best way to get to the airport". Secondly, they...

5Thank Lillian W
Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed July 5, 2013

i agree that here is more like a hotel than a hostel, and i heard that they used to have another hostel a shanghai, while now is closed, i like the atmosphere here though chatting or socializing with backpacking is not that common here, but it's located in a nice and quiet neighborhood, which is rare in Shanghai, since you...

Thank Ewa K
Reviewed June 13, 2013

The Hostel is situated in a nice cultural area & the building looks good on a wonderful historic street. Stayed at Koala Garden for two nights, our room was nice and comfortable. The decoration of room was colorful with some character and was clean. The staff was friendly, easy-going, and spoke English well. There was also a Metro station &...

Thank Thuan M
Cusco, Peru
Reviewed April 30, 2013

Hotel style with a restaurant downstairs. One waitress speaks English, they advertise breakfast but don't actually have any. Why is it on the menu then? Breakfast can be a a real challenge in China unless you can stomach Chinese food for your first meal. Quite far from the Bund and French Concession to walk unless you take the tube (but...

Thank 960Joey
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Additional Information about Koala Garden Hostel

Address: No.240 Duolun Road, Hongkou District, Shanghai 200081, China
Location: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > Sichuan North Road
Price Range: $26 - $84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Koala Garden Hostel 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Avoid the rooms which open directly off the lobby.”
lillianw977, Jul 16, 2013 | Read review
“get a room on the 3rd floor for quietness.”
Lalaland0815, Mar 29, 2013 | Read review
“Rooms on the right side of the hotel are angled away from the noisy traffic. Also, make completely sure that you get the room you are paying for.”
Mia_Power, Jan 30, 2013 | Read review
“Don't book the rooms on the first floor,if you want to enjoyo your sleep.It will be very noisy.”
Contrail521, Dec 27, 2011 | Read review
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