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Suzhou Watertown Hostel

#27 DaShiTou Lane,RenMin Road, Suzhou, China, Distance from city centre: 3.4km

Rating: 82% from 13 reviews

  • 87%Atmosphere
  • 83%Staff
  • 80%Security
  • 83%Cleanliness
  • 83%Location
  • 86%Value for money
  • 75%Facilities

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  • Friendly staff, nice and clean though had some problems with the lock which did not work 100%. They have a very nice area outside for socializing and relaxing.
  • 83%
  • 13 Mar 2015 Severin Norway
  • Like staying in the old Chinese house, it is very impressive. Good location with convenient public transpiration to the most notable places in Suzho. Staffs are very friendly.
  • 71%
  • 03 Dec 2014 Anonymous Japan
  • The room was quirky with a mezzanine bedroom which was cute and cozy although not that practical. . The bathroom had only a curtain separating it which didn't allow for much privacy! The facilities were good with loads of DVDs and info about what to do in Suzhou as well as a decent kitchen and laundry facilities.
  • 74%
  • 02 Nov 2014 Christina
  • They apparently have a be here before 3pm or you lose your room policy, I showed up at 7pm and they had given my room to someone else without even first trying to contact me. They thought I couldn't speak Chinese, so they were discussing what to do, when I asked them if there was a problem they lied and said no, then later admitted it and gave me a shared room when they couldn't find another private room. They all felt terrible, they even bought me some fruit, next time just call first...
  • 83%
  • 30 Sep 2014 Anonymous USA
  • just in a small street.but looks very good.
  • 80%
  • 20 Sep 2014 Anonymous China
  • Very nice common area with a small library and free TV area to watch DVD :) Stuff was very nice and helpful. Breakfast and coffe was a good start into a new day :) Good place to stay
  • 80%
  • 04 Sep 2014 Désirée Switzerland
  • Loved this hostel! The building is beautiful, with a traditional courtyard and a lovely common area. You can rent bikes and there are convenient bus stops very close to the hostel. My only concern is that you have to go outside through the courtyard to use the bathrooms and showers, so I'm not sure how much I would love that if it had been chilly or rained during my stay. However, it was great for a warm summer weekend!
  • 89%
  • 11 Aug 2014 Anonymous USA
  • So far the best hostel I have visited in China. Nice rooms with comfortable beds, clean and plentiful toilets and showers and good facilities. It was a pleasure to spend time in common rooms and read or talk. There's plenty of stuff available there to pass time (books, video games, guitar etc). Very helpful staff with good English skills. Finally, a fast internet connection that works in every room. The only (very slight) drawback is location - a small road near some major roadwork.
  • 97%
  • 29 Jun 2014 Anonymous Poland
  • Really nice hostel with nice staff. Clean rooms, cozy courtyard, decently priced beer and food, also has the possibility to rent bikes. Nothing to complain about. Stayed a night in a mixed dorm and later with a friend in a two bed room, both nice! Would stay there again.
  • 86%
  • 29 Jun 2014 Max Sweden
  • Really good hostel. Nice common areas, nice staff, nice location, good price. I would recomend it to anyone.
  • 100%
  • 28 Jun 2014 Max Sweden
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