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Sanya Backpackers Reviews

No. 1 Type 1 Villa Luming Community, Haihua Road Dadonghai, Sanya, China

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385 Total Reviews
  • 94%Value For Money
  • 92%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 94%Staff
  • 91%Atmosphere
  • 85%Cleanliness
  • 84%Facilities

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the staff is very friendly and helpful .great location quiet and near the beach . The bar has a nice ambiance ,there is karaoke almost every night, and we had a lot of fun with the stuff and other guests

  • 29th Dec 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Super hostel, super location and specially the saff is amazing! Funny, happy and helpful.


Awesomly nice staff, very good bar downstairs, short distance to the beach is great, bathrooms are chinese average but very clean :)


All the staff were good!! Fiona especially. "fifi"


三亞大東海的陽光青旅,地點很便捷,去海邊和吃飯超市都很近,但最中意的還是和大家一起唱歌喝酒的氛圍。公共區域很大,房間也比較寬敞,是個讓人放鬆,適合發呆的地方,不必住酒店也可以一樣度假,笑。 Sanya backpacker is a nice hostel with perfect location and atmosphere. I originally booked two nights and extended my stay there. There's a decent bar with visitors dancing, singing and drinking every night during my stay. The place has spacious space and rooms are far enough away from the public area so it doesn't get too noisy at night with music on. Welcome for both Chinese and foreigners. Up


Although the staff had limited English, they made sure I had all of the information I needed. The hostel patio made it easy to make new friends and the staff was ready with a sharp knife to cut fresh dragonfruit and spare sandals and towels for people like me, who hadn't planned on taking a side-trip to the beach.


Only minor quibble: bathrooms are for Lilliputians. All else is fabulous. Very cozy, comfy dorms, friendly open bar/pool table area in a quiet nook just off what's on in Sanya. Lovely lasses - Ena, Maggie, Fiona & Seven - who will make your stay a happy one. Another great hostel - Universe Traveler - if you love KTV - just around the corner. If you have a few days in Sanya, why not stay at both? No harm in that; slightly different vibes but both friendly & pleased to welcome you. thank you both


A really sociable hostel, there are always people around the bar in the evening. Staff are great IF you can speak Chinese. We got recommended some great seafood restaurants, but my boyfriend is Chinese so could communicate. Good location, 2mins from beach and reasonably priced restaurants, bars etc. Bathrooms are laughably small (photos on tripadvisor), but okay once you get used to being pressed against the sink and eyeballing yourself in the mirror while you shower. Don't bother with breakfast


Sanya Backpackers is a great choice. It's tucked away down a sidestreet, and instantly removes you from the business of the main street that leads down to the beach (2 min walk). It's a great location, in Da Dong Hai (big west sea), which is the main tourist locale in Sanya (full of Russians). Bar Street is a short cab away. The hostel bar is fantastic, though, for early night expat drinking scenes. Couple things: hostel bar closes at 23:30 to 0000hrs (extend this!), and rooms are boring/bare.


Great place!

  • 17th Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


This hostel is soooo clean, fantastic! Location coukld not be bettter - less than 10 minutes to the beach and lots of restaurants in the neighbourhood, great!


Great place to stay in a relaxed atmospehere ! Great bar and really nice staff

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