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Sunflower International Youth Hostel Reviews

No.142 Dashiba Street, Fu Zi Miao, Nanjing, China

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74%

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568 Total Reviews
  • 75%Value For Money
  • 80%Security
  • 87%Location
  • 74%Staff
  • 66%Atmosphere
  • 70%Cleanliness
  • 69%Facilities

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60%

The room smelled moldy and our throats hurt in the morning. Poor matress and poor bathroom.


91%

Room was small but the location was great, especially if you like to snack.

  • 16th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


83%

Located dead center in he touristy center of town! Bar/lounge area is nice but there were very few people there, most opted to go out somewhere else. The corridor to the rooms has a weird smell. The shower/toilet facilities are located on the opposite end of the rooms with the lounge area in between.


94%

The cleanliness for common area bathroom or private room bathroom can be improved. There is a some smell from bathroom which i think due to sanitation pipes issue.


66%

The hostel was fine. Our rooms ceiling had black spots which resembled black mold or something weird that we didn't like. The beds were also really squeaky. There wasn't a public space to eat/drink anything that wasn't obtained at the hostel which had expensive drinks with little alcohol in them. Also Mosquitos were often in the common area


86%

Pros: Friendly English-speaking staff, plenty of bathroom/shower stalls, wide selection of foreign beers for purchase Cons: Small 6-bed dorm room with creaky bunk beds

  • 25th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • All Female Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


89%

It's located in a tourist area which has it's pros/cons. God location for a stroll, plenty of places to eat but lots of people and elevated prices.


77%

The people were great at the hostel, met a lot of new friends. Location is pretty good, once you find the place. It was a great place for a weekend. Just be prepared fro cramped rooms and one huge bathroom in the lobby area.


63%

Too many tourists on the street and it is very noise the whole day. It is just too much. I will never stay there again. There r two staff I really don't like them. Not patient enough and not friendly. Anyway maybe the staff see so many tourists everyday they feel too tired and frustration.


60%

Great location, very close to the Confucius Temple, 1912, and really anything you want to get to in the city. The rooms/beds are not the best and the beer in the whole city, including the hostel, is very overpriced. But if you're looking for something fairly cheap and just staying for a night or two, I say go for it!

  • 10th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


80%

Our room and bathroom were pretty big, we even had a bathtub. You should also check out the roof ;) Nice hostel, staff could be a little more friendly.


94%

A good place to stay, with very friendly and helpful staff! It was just a bit could if one was sitting in the bar/common room area otherwise a good place.


83%

I really don't have any complaints about my stay at Sunflower. The staff was friendly enough, the location is good (near lots of shopping and food), and the beds were actually more comfortable than I had anticipated. They also have a cafe in the hostel with moderately-priced food that was EXCELLENT. My spaghetti carbonara= best part of my stay. Like other guests mentioned, the restroom location is the biggest downside...definitely awkward to walk past everyone on your way to the shower.

  • 5th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


60%

This hostel is located in Fuzimiao district, a bustling, noisy, heavily touristed part of Nanjing. The noise and smells come into the hostel. The bar is ridiculously expensive, selling an odd array of imported beers to a nonexistent market. the majority of staff seemed quite irritated with my presence (not the girls behind the counter). Bathroom is ok, dorms are tiny. Ping pong and pool table, but no real atmosphere to mention.


97%

At a great location, 10 minutes' walk to the nearest metro station. The staff were very friendly and knowledgeable that helped me al lot. Coffee and cocktail were very good and at a reasonable price.


80%

I liked the location, helpfulness of the staff and facilities in the common area. I disliked that at least 3 of the breakfast options listed on the menu were not available and that the date on the imported beer I bought was scratched off to conceal that it was past its safe date. Also, our room smelled like a toilet, which only became worse when opening the window because outside it smelled like piss as well. And the cleaning staff started at 7am, making a lot of noise and thus waking us up.


71%

Four of us (guys and girls) booked a mixed 6-bed dorm. Upon check-in, they let us know that there are no mixed bed dorms and there are only 8-bed dorms. That being said, the facilities were clean and the location was pretty good.


77%

recommend!

  • 1st Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Thailand
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


83%

The hostel is in a great location in the Fuzimao area. It is quite busy though and noisy so if you're looking for a bit of quiet, this might not be the greatest area. I liked the hotel except for the restroom/showers. The main lobby is actually a public cafe and the restaurants and showers are located off this cafe. In order to use them, you must walk through the cafe and many people can come in while you are trying to use them. The staff was incredibly friendly and healthy though.


60%

Most of the showers and washroom doors were broken; incredibly easy to fix, yet nothing had been done. The layout of the hostel is also weird as you have to walk straight through the Middle of the lobby area whenever you want to use the washrooms, not great if occasionally you value a snippet of privacy. The night manager wan't nice but the other staff were friendly. Mostly Chinese visitor staying when I went so It didn't have the great foreigner atmosphere. They turn the lobby lights off 12pm..


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