The Most Featured Youth Hostels in China

If you plan to visit China, here are the most featured youth hostels voted by Chinese netizens. (Image:  Javi Vázquez via  flickr  CC BY-SA 2.0)
If you plan to visit China, here are the most featured youth hostels voted by Chinese netizens. (Image: Javi Vázquez via flickr CC BY-SA 2.0)

If you plan to visit China, here are the most featured youth hostels voted by Chinese netizens. Let us know your experience there and share your travel stories with us!

Peking Youth Hostel

This hostel is in the center of Beijing’s most beautiful Hutong district, famous for its Hutong and Siheyuan courtyards, as well as bars, cafés, clothing stores, and handicraft shops there. Address: 113-2 S Luogu Alley, Dongcheng, Beijing, China

Drum Tower Youth Hostel

From the Drum Tower Hostel, it’s only a 5 minutes walk to the Bell and Drum Towers, and a 10-15 minute walk to Hou Hai Bar Street. Take a tour to the towers in the daytime, and experience exotic architecture from ancient China; take a seat in one of the bars, and experience a crazy night with live music. Address: 51 Jiugulou St., Beijing,China

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From the Drum Tower Hostel, it’s only a 5 minutes walk to the Bell and Drum Towers, and a 10-15 minute walk to Hou Hai Bar Street. (Image: JULIAN MASON via flickr CC BY 2.0 )

Shanghai Captain Youth Hostel (Fu Zhou Rd.)

This Art Deco-style hostel was built in the 1920s. It has now become a warm home for backpackers from all over the world. The Captain Hostel provides several kinds of rooms rated from 50 yuan to more than 1,000 yuan. You can find what you want here. Address: 37 Fuzhou Rd., Shanghai, China

Nanjing International Youth Hostel

If you enjoy quiet, this hostel is a nice choice. Besides, it’s near Nanjing University, meaning you can get lots of nice street food and beverages at cheap prices. But some reviews do mention its facilities need to be improved, and its rooms are a bit of small, though clean. Also, make sure you check the transportation nearby before you book it. Address: 83 Shanghai Rd., Nanjing, China

Hangzhou International Youth Hostel

This hostel is the first youth hostel in Hangzhou, and has a lake-view rooftop. It’s quite close to the famous West Lake. Clean and cozy, it features traditional Chinese architecture and decorations. Address: 101-3 & 101-11 Nanshan Rd., Hangzhou, China

If you plan to visit China, here are the most featured youth hostels voted by Chinese netizens. (Image:  Javi Vázquez via  flickr  CC BY-SA 2.0)

The Captain Hostel provides several kinds of rooms rated from 50 yuan to more than 1,000 yuan. (Image: Javi Vázquez via flickr CC BY-SA 2.0)

Gu Lang Yu Lu Fei International Youth Hostel

This hostel is a 3-story villa designed by a famous designer, and decorated in the romantic Mediterranean style. Push open the balcony door; you will see blue sky and a breathtaking ocean view. Rooms that can accommodate up to 8 people with bunk beds and a private bathroom are available. Address: 20 Guxin Rd., Gulangyu, Xiamen , Fujian, China

Guangzhou Riverside International Youth Hostel

This hostel is on the bank of the Pearl River. Along the river bank, there are pubs and bars, restaurants, cafés, and cultural and art areas transformed from old factories. This is a place where the past and present meet, where tranquility and activities interchange. Beware, the soundproofing in the rooms is not very good. Address: 15 Changdi St., Liwan District, Guangzhou, China

Chengdu Dreams Travel International Youth Hostel

This hostel is the most deluxe and the biggest hostel in Chengdu. It is well-equipped, has friendly service, is good value for money, and is well situated. It is your home away from home. Address: 242, Wuhouci Rd., Chengdu, China

On The Road International Youth Hostel Lijiang

On The Road International Youth Hostel is located in the Old Town of Lijiang. It is very conveniently located, only 15 minutes walk to Market Square (Sifang Jie Street) and the Old Town. It is a great place for relaxation and a scenic stroll to taste the local life. Address: 45 Wenlin Alley, Yishang St., Lijiang Ancient Town, Yunnan, China.

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