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Datong Fly by Knight Highrise Hostel

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Are you looking for a hotel quality, but a hostel community place to sleep, to hang out, to make friends, to discover the city of Datong?
Look no further, you are looking at one right now!

Fly by Knight has 3 top quality guesthouses in 3 popular cities: Beijing, Datong and Pingyao. if you book one of the location with us, you can get a 10% off for the other two places, but you will have to make direct booking with us to get the discount. make sure to email us right after you make the first booking on-line(you will get our email right after confirmed booking), and our staff will lock your room for your preferred room type immediately.

You will find everything you need as a modern traveler: dorm beds, private rooms, clean shower area. We also have the most comfortable beds you can find in China, as well as our top quality linens.
lockers, kitchen, common area, coffee, drinks, tour info, and transportation help etc. English speaking staffs are always here to help. Free wifi (fast internet connection) is covered everywhere and free guests computer is also prepared for your needs.

Its also located in a very good position in the city (probably the best you can find), where you can see the old town (from our 22nd floor window-room common area and only 5 minutes walk to the south gate of Datong ancient town (the attraction of the main city center.) Lots of food nearby and a shopping center, a wal-mart supermarket that has everything is near by. Post office and ATM machines are just around the corners as well.

Datong is a very old city (one of the earliest capital city of China in Wei Dynasty), it is located between Beijing and Inner Mongolia, and it used to be one of the most important transportation ports in the past.
It is also a newly developed city for tourism (don't worry, it's not commercialized yet), so transportation is becoming much easier (Bus, Train, Flight)

We can provide transportation help if you are coming from Beijing (as most travelers always travel from Beijing to Datong then to either Xi'an or Pingyao City).

We also have our first hostel in Beijing (Fly by Knight Courtyard Hostel Beijing), and our staff there could help you with booking a train ticket to Datong City. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.0

  • Security 10.0

  • Location 9.5

  • Staff 9.0

  • Atmosphere 8.0

  • Cleanliness 10.0

  • Facilities 9.0


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    03 Oct 2019
    Our stay at the Datong flyby hostel was perfect. The rooms were very clean and the comfiest beds we’ve stayed in the whole of China! The host spoke fluent English and the coffee machine, drinks and snacks really added to the hostel. The hostel provided trip information and we booked a taxi to the grottoes through them with lovely drivers who waited for us! Would 100% stay again if we could.
    England, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    09 Nov 2018
    The hostel was great. Good location, not hard to find, interior was modern with various facilities and very friendly and helpful staff. It was completely empty this time of year so I even got my room upgraded to a double one. If I ever visit Datong again, I'll book this hostel again!
    Lithuania, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    31 Oct 2018
    All was excellent! Very modern.
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 10.0

    Superb

    06 Sep 2018
    This is an amazing place to stay. Angela who manages the place is just lovely! You will feel like home here. The cleanliness and facilities are just TOP! Amazing view of the city. It’s a perfect place to rest after exploring the areas of Datong. You will feel like home here. Easy to access by public transport (1CNY) and by taxi. Only small thing when you are in front of the building you don’t know witch door to enter (you can ask the hostel manager to send you a picture of the entrance)
    Belgium, Female, 31-40
  • 9.7

    Superb

    23 Apr 2019
    Great place. Very spacious. Well located. Big rooms. Reception very helpful.
    New Zealand, Male, 41+
  • 9.7

    Superb

    29 Oct 2018
    The nicest hostel I’ve visited in China! It’s tucked away on the 22 floor, so it’s quiet despite being on a busy corner. Big dorm room, with lockers, and everything was super clean. Nice little common area, though the place was nearly empty during my visit. The staff were super helpful, and the hostel has contacts with taxis to get you to/from attractions and the train station (if you need a lift to the train at 5am like me!) Walking distance to the old city and a few shops nearby.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    01 Jul 2019
    By the time i got there, they were renovating the bathrooms, not many people to hang out but that has nothing to do with the place, and the info they provide its kind of outdated. I got an upgrade cuz there was not many people at the time
    Mexico, Male, 31-40
  • 9.1

    Superb

    06 Oct 2018
    Honestly such a chilled place and the staff are so incredibly helpful! The place is a stone's throw away from multiple shopping malls and all the food you can ever want. The place was so clean and homey, I didn't want to leave.
    Malaysia, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1

    Superb

    21 Aug 2018
    Fly by Knight Highrise Hostel was a great place to stay. Check-in was easy and information about where to find the hostel was nicely provided by the hostel. Overall a very pleasant stay with nice staff that also booked tours for us. Check-out was also very easy and super flexible.
    Denmark, All Male Group, 25-30
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    23 Sep 2019
    Pros: Very clean, friendly and helpful staff (family-run), comfy bed, walking-distance from walled city. Cons: Difficult to find, and a little pricier than might be expected.
    England, Male, 31-40
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines


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