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Dongshan Catalpa Garden Youth Hostel Reviews

No. 12-5 Gonghe Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou, China

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76 Total Reviews
  • 84%Value For Money
  • 72%Security
  • 80%Location
  • 80%Staff
  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 72%Cleanliness
  • 80%Facilities

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Great for the Metro, which is on 2 of the City's most useful lines. The area is cute but you wouldn't hang out here. Rooms are spacious and very clean (though I only stayed in the the private en suite). The common areas (inc rooftop) are v comfortable for relaxing with Wifi. If you're hoping to meet other travellers, it wasn't really that sort of vibe. Only criticism of the location was that it was very noisy on Sat morning. Staff forgot to book my 2nd reservation, but were otherwise v helpful

  • 4th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Excellent location, really close to the subway Line 1. We slept in a double room: really large if you only stay there at night, though there's no wifi-which perfectly works downstairs, in the hall. No tv, either, which I actually appreciated a lot. The receptionist speaks English and there are free subway maps available. YHA hostels are always awesome!

  • 25th Jan 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Italy
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)


The neighborhood is a little bit off at night if you are not used to china, but it is really near the subway which is very convenient. I stay in a doble twin room and it was very comfortable. The staff was also very helpful and the garden is lovely. I am very pleased with the hostel.


Nice and clean hostel with beutiful rooftopterrasse. The staff is helpfull, in the Lobby is wifi.

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