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Chengdu Flipflop Backpacker Lounge Hostel Reviews

No.96, Dongsheng Street, Chengdu, China

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92%

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721 Total Reviews
  • 93%Value For Money
  • 91%Security
  • 94%Location
  • 93%Staff
  • 92%Atmosphere
  • 89%Cleanliness
  • 91%Facilities

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100%

Your service is awesome! The map of Chengdu is great, You have got toiletpaper on your toilets and everything a backpacker could need! I love your Hostel! Keep on going!!! See you next time! :) Chris


86%

Our stay at FlipFlop was overall a good experience. The staff was nice and spoke good english. The location was very good. Max 5-10 mins walking to Tianfu square and good restaurants. The roof terrace was really nice and cozy, some more lights up there in the evening and it would be perfect. We took the panda-lesha giant Buddha Tour, and we found it WAY to expensive! No lunch or breakfast included, and we didn't get dropped Of at our hostel. The trip was nice, but go by yourself. Much cheaper!

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Thank you for your support! The one day tour can not drop you off at our hostel because it is not convenient for the driver to take all of you back to the hostel where you stay.And they drop you off at the Tian Fu Square where is easy for everyone to catch the subway or public bus.The tour is with English speaking tour guide.It seems a little expensive, but it is worth paying much money to have English speaking guide and good service. Hope you have a nice trip!

80%

I need they must to be carefull about kitchen. I found 3 hairs in a chicken rice plate and when I decided to try for second time because I was tired to go out and looking for a restaurant, O order fried dumplings and they brought a boiled and after fried dumpling plate. Everything else was pretty good: cleanliness of room and bathroom, comum area, staffs and turistic information.

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We are very very sorry about that! We do apologize for it.We will try our best to solve the problem with the kitchen as soon as possible.We promise it will not happen again.Hope we have opportunity to have you with us again.Have a nice trip!

100%

The staff were fantastic. Very accommodating, considering we arrived very late in the night! They were able to provide us with info on how to get to the Panda Research base and the airport too! Couldn't recommend the hotel enough!


94%

Had a good stay in this hostel. A huge common area made meeting people very easy and a lot of information was available about the huge Sichuan province. A short walk to the main bus for trips out of the city and not far from the airport shuttle bus either. The street this hostel is on has a number of decent places to eat and a huge modern shopping area containing a metro stop is very close.

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Thank you very much for your great support! Have a nice trip!

100%

Really nice hostel, I felt so good staying there, room & bathroom were very clean, cozy and looked so good. Staff was very nice, welcoming and helpful, they spoke very good English. They have very good organized tours, good prices, totally worth it! Food was very good and location so close to central modern shopping areas. They can help you go see the Sichuan Opera, and it's amazing!! I received clean big towels and cleaning lady was nice and she came every day. This place is totally worth it!!

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Thank you so much for your great support to the our hostel and staff.It was great to know that you enjoyed the staying in our hostel! We will try to do the job as much as we can do to make our hostel better and better.Hope to see you again!

100%

I first stayed at this hostel in 2013, and thought that it would be a good place to organise a tour to Tibet. Sherry and Sally were very patient in helping us organise our trip. The hostel itself is very clean (including bathrooms and rooms), is in a great location in beautiful Chengdu and has a great atmosphere and nice food. I would definitely recommend this place as a base to stay in Chengdu as well as organise the rest of your travel in Western China.

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Thank you very much for your great support! It was great to have the friends back to our hostel again and again! Hope to see you again!

86%

I would recommend a stay here! Located close to the main shopping area, as well as some smaller streets with good food, fruit and vegetable markets, and other shopping, a great location for walking. It is right next to a park where local residents lounge, socialize, and play ping pong - join in! Many tours offered as well, or they can help you with your DIY plans. Staff were friendly, helpful and easy to talk to. Bad / strong cleaner? smell from bathroom - not as bad with the door closed.

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Thank you very much for your great support! it was great to know you enjoyed the staying in our hostel, and the free activities.We are sorry about that problem with bathroom.we will clean it carefully.Have a nice trip!

97%

Really helpful staff, helped us book our panda trip (they are so so cute) and the opera (and they gave us 10 discount each for booking 2 trips) they have laundry and hairdryers which was great and they gave us sweets when we left! I would deffo recommend!

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Thank you very much for your great support.It was great to know that you had a good time here.See you next time!

97%

We, family with 3 children, stay for 4 nights in this hostel and like it very much. The staff is very kind and helpfull. Clean rooms.

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Thank you very much for your great support.It was great to know your family enjoyed your staying here.Hope to see you again!

91%

We really enjoyed our stay the food in particular was excellent and very cheap. Our only criticism would be that the rooms were cramped, but they were clean and the staff were very friendly.

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Thank you very much for your review and suggestion! Have a nice trip!

100%

Great location. It takes only 5 minutes to walk to Chunxi street and metro station. Love the atmosphere, very homey. They have a great rooftop where you can hang out. You can even check your bags in there for free. A local market just right next to it where you can feel like a local buying fruits and vegetables. I wish I could stay longer. Absolutely recommend it!!

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Thank you very very much for your great support and recommendation.See you next time!

94%

The only thing I don't like is that it seems to be hard for taxis to find this hostel. I have tried saying both street names, the name of the park next to the hostel, and even showing them the address in Chinese, and still they always just drive very close and then I have to try and direct them. Other than that, everything was fantastic. I enjoyed making dumplings with the staff!

  • 4th Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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Thank you very much for your suggestion.Actually you may find many taxi drivers who are not local people.What's why it is a little difficult for them to find us.Please feel free to contact us directly if you can not find us.Have a nice trip!

100%

Nice chilled out hostel in a great location. Easy to relax and have some drinks while meeting other travelers. Located close to tons of restaurants and right over a fresh market with great fruit and vegetables, if you have any healthy cravings :) I also did the cooking class here, which was a fun experience cooking two local dishes. Less than you would cook at another class but also a third of the price, so a good value.

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Thank you very very much for your great support! Have a nice trip!

94%

The DIY free dumpling making activity was great, nice to make some Chinese cuisine yourself, and a good way to meet people. The overall atmosphere was also very good. The staff was willing to help when we had some questions. OVerall it was one of the best hostels we stayed in during our six weeks traveling in China.


100%

Great rooms - we stayed in both the dorms and a private while we were there. Showers and toilets are clean. Staff are friendly and helpful, lots of great shared space and a good menu of Chinese and western food. Loved it!


100%

Fantastic staff! Both the front desk and the cleaning staff were really friendly and helpful. I guess the presence of the cleaning staff also helped ensure the constant cleanliness of the place. Will definitely recommend to fellow travelers!

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Thank you very much for your great support.It was great to know that you had a good time here.Have a nice trip!

74%

Was too complicated, to organize a trip to Tibet. As more I asked for details, more expensive it was.

  • 20th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)

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Tibet tour is expensive for us also.But the amazing tibet is worth paying a lots of money.As we know, the price for the tibet tour of our hostel is already the cheapest price that we can give you.And we always tried our best to give you the best service because you indeed paid a lot of money on it.Maybe we will have the great opportunity to have you join our tibet tour.Have a nice trip!

97%

Great hostel, very friendly helpful staff, large common area, frequent tours and tasty decent priced food. Would definitely recommend.

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Thank you very much for your great support.It was great to have you stay with us.We hope you will come back.See you next time.

86%

Great hostel, very friendly helpful staff, large common area, frequent tours and tasty decent priced food. Would definitely recommend

  • 17th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


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