Kunming Upland International Youth Hostel
The Upland hostel located in the downtown, It is the most popular praise for Backpackers in Kunming, very high cost performance hostel.
# Best location #
The hostel is located in the absolute center of the city, close to the Green Lake, the position of the one and only, enjoy convenient.
Walk 15 minutes to arrive Kunming main city landmarks:
Green Lake (200m)
Yunnan University (500m)
Yuan tong Temple (800m)
Justice Road Pedestrian Street (800m)
Bird and flower market (1000m)
# Best Facilities #
Upland is the most complete facilities of the hostel in Kunming，our hardware configuration is complete，high cost performance. Great Shower，Comfortable bedding. The hostel has a beautiful garden,
# Friendly Staff #
The staff can speak very good English， helpful，and friendly.
• Free billiards
• Free Wifi
• Free City Maps
• Free Internet Access
• Free Wii game
• Free Pool Table
• Free table tennis
• Free Tourist information
• Free luggage storage
• Safe Deposit Box
• 24 Hour Reception
• Bicycle Hire
• Laundry Facilities
• Outdoor garden
• Ticket service
At Upland we do our best to ensure you have a great time in Kunming whether you want to get out and explore, or stay in the neighborhood and just relax for a few days.
At our reception, you can book plane, train, or bus tickets for a 15 RMB fee, which will save you a trip to the ticketing office. Our reception will also help you book accommodation at other hostels in China free of charge. Our friendly staff is eager to help you whenever you need.
We have a full service restaurant serving both Chinese and Western food, a cafe, and well stocked bar with wine, spirits, and 20 brands of beer.
You can also rent bikes to explore the city, which includes a special bike map that we provide. the reception area also has a dedicated landline for guests to make long-distance calls
We have two large sinks and a hang drying area for guests that like to do their own laundry by hand. There are also coin operated washing machines available for use.
In addition to the free services we offer above, Upland has a number of other services to help ensure a comfortable stay with us.
Lastly, to help ensure your time in Kunming starts off right, if you give our reception ample notice before you arrive, they can arrange a free train station pick-up for you.
1、From the airport (40km, 120 RMB by taxi)
By bus: take airport Bus #1 (空港一号线) to the last stop: West INN (西驿酒店，小西门原南疆宾馆). It's 25 RMB and 45 minutes. Then take a taxi (less than 15RMB). Tell the taxi driver to take you to the back gate of Green Lake Hotel on Hua Shan Xi Lu (翠湖宾馆后门，华山西路92号。或省政府后门). It's just across the street from Upland.
2、From Train station (4KM, 15RMB by taxi)
By bus: Take bus No. 2 from the Southern end/beginning of Beijing Lu (Kunming Huo Che Zhan/昆明火车站) to Wenmiao (Wen Miao/文庙). After exiting the bus, you have two choices. You can walk about 600 meters (see map) or catch another bus. To get the bus walk towards Zhengyi Lu (正义路) and Renmin Zhonglu (人民中路). When you reach the intersection, turn left, where you will find the Zhengyi LuKou (正义路口) bus stop. Take bus No. 1 to Qingyun Jie (青云街). After exiting the bus, walk back 100m the way you came from and turn left at the first stoplight (Damei Yuanxiang, 大梅园巷). The large wooden doors on the far side of the street is Upland.
3、From Bus stations:
There are five bus stations in Kunming. The two biggest stations are the South Station (to Laotian border, Jinghong, Yuanyang ...) and the West Station (bus to Dali, Lijiang ...).
(1) Kunming West Bus Station (昆明西部汽车客运站) (8 KM ,25 yuan through taxi)
Take bus No. 80 to XiHua Yuan (西华园, 10th stop). Transfer to bus no. 95 and get off at Qingyun Jie (青云街). After exiting the bus, walk back 100m the way you came from and turn left at the first stoplight (Damei Yuanxiang, 大梅园巷). The large wooden doors on the far side of the street is Upland.
(2) The South Station(昆明南部汽车客运站) (25KM, 50RMB through taxi)
By bus (total time about 90 minutes): Take No.185 and get off at the Gong Ren Xin CunI(工人新村), then change to No. 95 at the same bus stop, and get off at Qin Yun Jie(青云街). After exiting the bus, walk back 100m the way you came from and turn left at the first stoplight (Damei Yuanxiang, 大梅园巷). The large wooden doors on the far side of the street is Upland.
P.S. The buses in Kunming require exact change. Most buses are 1 RMB. Some are 2 RMB.