Xiangzimen International Youth Hostel Reviews
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We recommend this hostel. It has excellent facilities and its location is OK. We asked the Hostel to pick up us at the train station and a cool girl called "Cris" came to pick us up. She was really really helpful and friendly with us and one of the best Chinese persons we've meet in our journey around China. On the way to the hostel she explained us a lot of interesting things about Xi'an, she accompanied us and help us get train tickets. The hostel is really lucky having her in their staff.
I love this hostel. It is a really COOL place in Xi'an in August. The entire hostel is air-conditioned. The room is spacious and clean. The public area is also nice. I also love the bar at the entrance. My friend and me had a wonderful time there.
Very nice bar! Room had window to the floor, which would be easy to open for strangers. Everything was clean but the plug hole of the shower was in the middle of the bathroom and didn't really work, so the water needed a long time to go away. Need over a day! Location and Atmosphere was so good, I would still recommend this place!
Xiangzimen International Youth Hostel is easily the best hostel on my three week trip in China. Great facilities, delicious food and great location! Highly commendable are the staff, who go out of the way to make you feel at home. Of particular mention are Grace and Marry, two lovely girls who not only helped me with accommodation due to an off-time arrival on my part, but they also chalked out where to go, what to do and what to eat! Overall, highly recommended, great value for money.
Enjoyed my time here. Staff are very helpful and friendly. Probably the best hostel I have stayed at in China.
hi thanks for the great stay. Loved your hostel. My only comment is that you should change your tour company. everyone we spoke to warned us that your tours would take us on forced shopping trips. Maybe you should do a policy where the guests pay you for the tour and you pay the tour guides AFTERWARDS and only if there are no shopping stops
Very nicely located in a building full of character. The staff can arrange tours at a large discount to what you would pay on ctrip. The bar was awesome and full of other friendly travellers. Stayed in a common room which was unbelievable value for money.
This hostel is great. The building is so nice and the location is brilliant, close to the south gate.
Sorry, we cannot give our opinion because we had to change dates and as there was no room on our new arrival date, we had to cancel. Therefore, the ratings above are false but I must fill them in in order to send this message. In the end, we stayed at another youth hostel on the other side of town. It was great, I mean really great. It's called Ancient City Youth Hostel or Gucheng Youth Hostel. If you wish to send us a comments page for this hostel, we would be very happy to fill it in.
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The hostel was lovely, the staff was quite helpful, honest, and friendly, and dumpling night was a lot of fun. The food was pretty good and decently priced. A warning that the room wouldn't get wifi (it was a basement room) would have been nice, but it wasn't a huge problem, since the common rooms were so nice (and had plenty of outlets!). And the room being in the basement meant it was naturally cool, which was VERY nice in the summer.
Great hostel in An A beautiful Old Traditional Building. We Would Defintaly Stay Here Again And recommend To Everyone, couple Or Single. Has everything you Need. Watch Out For The Tours Organised From The hostel. They Say Private But They Are definitely Not. You Could Be Left Waiting Out Side The Emporer's Tomb For An Hour While The Keen Chinese Tourist Take It All In.
The Hostel is located very close to many POI. nice stay for visiting tourists.
Great atmosphere, the staff was very helpful as they called for us Ctrip to cancel a trip. The rooms are very clean and nice, the chinese traditional decoration is very enjoyable ! I would highly recommend it for a stay in Xi'an !
I had a few problem booking this hostel because I tried to use their website which does not work, but booking with hostelworld was no problem. The train station pick up was nice. But I really did not like their food offer. They have only western breakfast and the lunch and dinner offers are really, really expensive! And also I could not find something special from Xi an. The dumpling party was nice and fun. Just sad they had only meat to make the dumplings.
It were a lot of long black hair in the room during our stay. The first day we had to wait until 5pm before they had clean the room. The restaurant were okej but you can't order everything at the menu. The desk speak good English and the pool table were nice.
It's Standard Hostel. Good Staff . I will Be Back Again!
This place is HUGE. Biggest hostel I've been in. Great showers, good facilities throughout, fun bar downstairs, decent location just inside the city walls. A really good place to stay if you're in Xi'an. I would organise your own tours, though - the ones run by the hostel looked a bit expensive to me.
while the atmosphere is great, expect the food to be overpriced (i mean, really 10 kuai for a can of coke) Also as with everywhere in China people smoke where they eat, and there is no ventallation in the enclosed court yard.
Good location and price for money, however the room they provided us was dirty and old finishing. The walls were dirty and had many dark marks. The pipes running in the room were dusty and rusty some parts. The private bathroom didnt have a box and water would run everywhere even close to the toilet, no ideal. Staff very helpful and the atmosphere was very good. Average value for money I would say.