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Kunming Upland International Youth Hostel Reviews

92 Hua Shan Xi Lu, Kunming, China

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92%

Rating
543 Total Reviews
  • 92%Value For Money
  • 94%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 89%Staff
  • 92%Atmosphere
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 91%Facilities

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94%

A nice place indeed. I will choose it again the next time for sure.

  • 23rd Dec 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • China
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


69%

It was really cold in the room. No heating system. After cleaning lady cleaned our room, floor remained wet and never dried. And when we told the reception , it seems they didn't care. Also there was a problem with the pipe in out room, and water was stacking on the floor.


100%

The room is very clean, but wifi is a litte bit slow.

  • 22nd Dec 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

This hostel is the best one I have stayed in Kunming.

  • 22nd Dec 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


77%

OVerall, this hostel is above average. The bedroom is clean and the beds are comfy. Staff are helpful but they need a smile on their faces. Place is well-decorated and it is super close to most of the sights. Since I've booked this hostel via hostelworld.com, there was a free coffee/tea provided in the bar. But the coffee is not good at all. I think the quality of coffee should be in higher standard since this is an international youth hostel.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for you stay in our hostel . Thanks for your suggestion. We will improve as soon as possible If you have free time welcome to come back. Have a nice trip! UPLAND YHA

83%

The food was really great and waiters were nice. Everything was good except for the staff at the reception who was not so friendly.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Dear: Thank you for you staying in upland .And thank you for you advice . Welcome to back here again .If you have free time ' Take care and good lucky UPLAND YHA

100%

Weather was cold,no heater in the room,very cold!

  • 18th Dec 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

This is a beautiful hostel ,helpful and friendly staff at reception.Some regrettable that no heating in the room,and sometime no hot water for shower,guess is absolute winter coming.Anyway, I be back ,I like here!

  • 14th Dec 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • American Samoa
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


94%

A fine hostel, nice public areas, the decoration has a great taste. Bedding is very thick and soft, one of the best bedding I've ever tried in hostel. Disadvantage: The lights in corridor are not bright enough, the whole building is a bit dark in evening, does not enough to read

Owner Comment (Hide)
Dear : Thank you for you stay in our hostel. Thank You very much of love our hostel Welcome to back here again ,If you have free time Take care and good lucky UPLAND YHA

91%

This is a nice modern hostel in a good part of town, comfy beds, very clean, and good food at a reasonable price. There is smoking allowed in the cafe area which is not good, and the reception/travel desk staff, though helpful, are not very friendly. The cafe staff are lovely though.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Dear : Thank you for you stay in our hostel. Thank You very much of love our hostel Welcome to back here again ,If you have free time Take care and good lucky UPLAND YHA

100%

I had a really nice stay at Upland. I met a lot of nice people and the staff is great! The girls who works in the bar are so nice!


100%

Stayed gere twice during my China travels, clean, comfy and really helpful.My flight had been messed up by the provider theg kindly helped me find the next available flight as I was struggling to find one, it worked out cheaper booking it through the hostel as well. lovely friendly common area, and beautiful outdoor seated area on sunny days.


100%

Nice place.

  • 19th Nov 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Thailand
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

A nice place to stay with nice clean rooms. It is located near the lake, which was really nice. The noodle restaurant near the hostel was also very nice. A lot of places are reachable by foot, or by bus. I would stay here again.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Dear Thanks for staying in our hostel. We hope you have pleasant here. Take care we hope see you again. UPLAND YHA

77%

The place is clean and the staff really nice BUT the internet access is a disgrace, really. When you have so many people using one connection you get more lines. I had to use the neighboring open networks because upland's is sooo sloooow. The chinese food is also too greasy and sometimes burnt also. It could be excellent with a real cook.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Dear : hank you for you choice our hostel. Wish you a pleasant stay in our hostel Just enjoy your trip and best wishes from all of our staff. UPLAND YHA

83%

I think the "randomness" some complain about is part of the charm. Architecturally interesting, fun. My double room was large/bright, with router signal. That said, the overall wifi situation is poor. None in most rooms. Slow, and useless for skype or other calls. Too little data, too many users. They are aware, but I went elsewhere when good connection was needed. Location is cool, right next to extensive Green Lake Park. Overall, I quite like the place, would return.


83%

Just across the park nearby, which is in a great location. I feel like the staff are not really kind to Asian travellers but to Westerners. Although I can speak English but i just try to communicate with them in Chinese, which is still basic level, however i just feel a bit down on that because they were totally different from when they spoke English. Apart from the staff there, food from the bar was excellent and it has a nice and comfy common room.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Dear : hank you for you choice our hostel. Wish you a pleasant stay in our hostel Just enjoy your trip and best wishes from all of our staff. UPLAND YHA

91%

great food cheap ,great bar,great for meeting both westerners and chinese,large rooms,helpfull desk staff,good location.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Dear : hank you for you choice our hostel. Wish you a pleasant stay in our hostel Just enjoy your trip and best wishes from all of our staff. UPLAND YHA

80%

Good quality hostel, food OK, bar a little over-priced.


89%

The hostle is a decent place to stay.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hello : Thanks for staying in our hostel. We hope you have pleasant here. Take care we hope see you again. UPLAND YHA

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