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Lucerne, Switzerland
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Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

The employees were very helpful and the rooms are great! To our surprise some employees even spoke English, which is normally not the case in China. Especially the interim Manager Hong Wei, whose English was better than mine, was very helpful. He helped us to get on a tour to visit the countryside, cooked delicious Chinese food in the evening... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
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Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Lete for 3 nights. The hostel is in a good location in an apartment block. There are signs on the street, so it is easy to find once in the correct street. The staff was friendly but quite unorganised. Somehow they have problems with reservations, we ended up in a different room than reserved for one... More 

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El Valle de Anton
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Reviewed July 9, 2016

I had a small single room - large closet really, but other rooms seemed to be well-appointed with views. There is a certain amount of graffiti on some of the walls, common to other Chinese hostels. Carpet was worn, but it was kept clean. There are a number of areas to work and relax. The staff was helpful, but most... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed December 15, 2015

Honestly, we are about 20 years beyond our youth hostel days but sometimes it's the fun thing to do. The beds were comfortable with very welcome heating blankets (it's cold in Xining in December!) and it's certainly a full-service hostel that provides linens, towels, even toiletries and a hairdryer. It's nice that they can accommodate families and groups traveling together,... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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64 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed June 29, 2015

Staff and atmosphere of the hostel cannot be beat. They are outgoing and seek to help wherever they can. The facilities are a bit worn, the ensuite bathroom smelly and moldy (installation of a ventilation fan might be helpful) and the main living area of our room was so dimly lit that one could not see to read at night... More 

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Reviewed June 27, 2015

Great location. As a family of four we felt very welcome here and were able to relax in a family room. Food basic but quality and drinks available, pool table good wifi connection. Family rooms good value and some good info from other travellers. There is a travel agency attached and staff were all incredibly friendly - some spoke English

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Lubbock, Texas
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Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

I stayed at Lete and in Xining for almost a month! There is a lot to do here and a lot of really interesting people filter through Lete. I met academics, business people, and backpackers from the world over. The owner is a lovely Chinese woman with flawless English. Most of her staff speak English as well. Food in the... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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Reviewed November 13, 2014

We enjoyed staying in a private room with a bathroom on the 15th floor. It was clean and spacious. The owner was extremely helpful and friendly and the location is great. On our way back we accidentally booked the apartment on the 13th floor and wasn't able to change our reservations. The girl at the front desk said it was... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed November 3, 2014

I was there in September with a group of 10 people. We stayed here twice. First we had dormitories because all the rest was fully booked. 5 days later when we came back from Labrang I had booked suites. Dormitories are ok. Suites are great, you can sleep with 3 people in there. Good location, nice atmosphere. There is a... More 

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Totnes, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed September 2, 2014

Me and my daughter felt very welcome and well taken care of here with great food, great people, great atmosphere! Best pace to stay in XINING I'd say, also hndy tibetn connections just upstairs. We made some grat friends here.

Thank piamatilda
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our hostel is centrally located in the downtown area of XiNing with many local and western restaurants close by. Our aim is to provide a warm and cozy place for backpackers and travelers. Our hostel is on the 16th floor and has a wonderful view of the city and scenery surrounding. We try our best to give you a “home away from home” with several public kitchens and sitting areas with large TV’s with DVD players. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lete Youth Hostel

Address: Jiancaixiang, Guoji Cun Gongyu #5 Building, 15th Floor, Xining 810000, China
Location: China > Qinghai > Xining
Price Range: $14 - $17 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Avoid the single room.”
 of 5 bubbles dmellinger, Jul 9, 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay on the 13th floor.”
 of 5 bubbles littlefrangipane, Nov 13, 2014 | Read review
“Don't take rooms close to common showers.”
 of 5 bubbles Dillen_Fried, Nov 3, 2014 | Read review
“choice of dorms, twin, double singe, all good!”
 of 5 bubbles piamatilda, Sep 2, 2014 | Read review
“rooms are relatively good size. if you are not tight budget travelers, the standard rooms with attached bath rooms are great rooms to spend a couple of nights.”
 of 5 bubbles TibetanConnections, Aug 29, 2014 | Read review
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