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Hello Chengdu International Youth Hostel Reviews

No.211, Section 4, First Ring Road North, Chengdu, China

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84%

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1453 Total Reviews
  • 84%Value For Money
  • 86%Security
  • 82%Location
  • 85%Staff
  • 87%Atmosphere
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 84%Facilities

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80%

Great place. Good food :)

  • 11th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


94%

Met some really cool people here. Staff are great but bit far out of the city. Handy for getting to/from North Chengdu station though


51%

This place is really, hm, what do you call it...used, maybe? You can see that it once had been great, but now it's just really really ghost-ish.. The garden is not nice anymore and the bar and "lounge" is just dark and you don't feel very velcome. The rooms was the same, old! and not clean. The shower in our room was so bad. Give the place a make over and you will be one of the best hostels i China, but right now, I wouldn't stay here again!


94%

Really nice hostel just a bit far from the centre and the bars but cheap enough by taxi/tube to we there.


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91%

We only stayed here for one night but the staff seemed to enjoy their jobs and were very helpful. They had nice garden space and outdoor decking area which i imagine in the summer is an awesome place to hang out considering your in the middle of Chengdu. They have a wide variety of DVDs too if you get bored, although one that we tried did stop after about 20 minutes as it was too scratched. Overall a very nice place, we stayed in a private double with ensuite, the bed was very big.


100%

We had a really good stay and would highly recommend this place

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Thanks for choosing stay at Hello Chengdu Internatioanl Youth Hostel. See you next time in the near future. Enjoy your stay in Chengdu. May you every happiness.

80%

Definitely a hostel on the nice side, with a long and good history (so I hear), but the current owner do not seem to care that much about the place as the founders did... overall, we had a good time there, but for example they offer a DVD burning service (wanted to burn pictures from my camera) but none of the computers has a DVD writer. Just these little things...


89%

It was a great time! It was a little cold, but the Hostel addressed that problem quickly. The bar/restaurant is a blast, and you can meet great people there. Highly Recommended!

  • 3rd Feb 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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Thanks for choosing Hello Chengdu International Youth Hostel. Hope you enjoy your every single part of your journey. Hope to see you next time.

80%

Nice big open common areas. A little dim and cool in the winter but would be great in the warmer seasons. The internet was a bit slow at times. Otherwise, helpful staff, well appointed dorm rooms and a clean and tidy good value place.

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Hi , Thanks for your review. It's ture that it's cold in Winter in Chengdu. but If you turn on the radiator in the room, the room will warm up naturally. Or turn on the ai-con if it's not warm enough. About the internet, we have updated it to Fibre Optic Broadband this month. We feel sorry for it . We hope to see you next time, and wish you a wonderful journey in China!

80%

This used to be my favourite hostel, hands down. It was so much fun when I was here 18 months ago. The staff were amazing. The bar area was great for making new friends. This time was a different story. Nana wasn't there. The girl behind the bar was so slow!! She was new, but shouldn't have been by herself. There was no party atmosphere & everyone seemed to be in their own little groups. We ended up going to Shamrock for a good time, highly recommend this Irish bar instead if you want some fun!


100%

Great place to stay! you can ask everything you need! They have also a card for you, every 6 nights the 7th is free, it means that if you are in three and stay for two nights, the casrd is complete! Free beer when you check in, movie and bbq on saturday, free bike ride on friday and very nice people, what else do you need?!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you so much for the feedback. We hope to see you next time. Wish you a wonderful journey in China!

86%

Really nice with helpful staff !


91%

An excellent hostel with all the facilities you would need and with truly great staff.


83%

We stayed one night in the hostel in a four-people dorm. Staff is nice. The hostel is a bit far away from Chengdu city center. However, the food is good and not too expensive. The only true problem was the temperature: it was really cold in the dorm.

  • 26th Nov 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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Hi, Thank you so much for your reviews. In each room we have radiator providing more comfortable heating than AC. If you think the radiator is not warm enough, the AC is for sure working. Wish you a nice journey in China!

100%

Hello Chengdu is a great hostel. The dorm beds have a curtain for privacy and lockers underneath the beds for your belongings. The food is really good and cheap. The beer is nice and cold! The travel desk is really helpful for questions regarding other cities and also for directions of getting around the area. The bicycle rental is 10yuan per day. There is a large supermarket within walking distance. The common room above the bar is cozy and relaxing. Wifi works in the dorm rooms. Evan is great!


100%

This hostel was great, clean and comfortable. The staff was very helpful giving me directions to all main attractions. Also they serve good (and cheap) food, and there is a nice lounge area.


89%

Best hostel we have stayed at ! Only stayed one night but would defiantly go back for the atmosphere are the very helpful staff. Rooms where great, we stayed in a dorm and all the bunks had a small privacy curtain around them, giving everyone a place to get ready without clogging up the bathrooms unnessiicarily

  • 17th Nov 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Scotland
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


91%

We loved staying here. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The hostel has a cute recycling station on each floor and a place to hang clothes you don't want or need anymore that others can take if they want. There is a lovely ambiance in the bar and lots of different and interesting places to sit and chat. The room was big and the water hot. The wifi was slow. If we did not hang a sign on the door our room was not cleaned which is a saving to the hostel I guess. Great food great fun.


86%

all was very good, excepted WIFI access the place is not very close the attractions, but very close the means of transport for everywhere the staff, very nice and competent!


63%

For some reason, I did not enjoy the atmosphere in this place. That said, I came back to stay here and extended my stay here. The hostel literally had everything- nice outside area, ping pong table, free DVDs to watch, nice lounge areas, restaurant with reasonable food, tour desk. I think the problem was the lounge areas were just a bit too small to facilitate groups of travelers to chat with each other. The tour desk is a bit pushy - save some money just taking bus yourself to visit the Pandas


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