Suzhou Watertown Hostel

#27 DaShiTou Lane,RenMin Road, Suzhou, China, Distance from city centre: 3.4km
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Rating: 88%from 7 reviews

  • 91%Atmosphere
  • 85%Staff
  • 85%Security
  • 88%Cleanliness
  • 91%Location
  • 91%Value for money
  • 82%Facilities
Three outstanding reasons to choosing us:
Definitely downtown, Shanghai (Pudong,Hongqiao),Wuxi airport direct to Hostel.
Secured Hostel! - PSB (Suzhou Public Security Bureau) is our neighbors.
Owner also is a budget traveler, so we know what needs when we're on the road.

I've decided I'm going to live this life for some time to come.
Our Hostel had a Graceful Chinese name -- A Floating Life of four seasons

======== GREATEST LOCATION ========

Suzhou Watertown Hostel is located in the central of the middle AXIS (Renmin Rd); definitely it is in the HEART of Ancient Suzhou;PSB (Public Security Bureau) with us same alley.
You will love our hostel if you are looking for a cheap but character place to stay in quiet downtown center, close by historical heritage, convenient public transportation, lots of travelers and great atmosphere!
- 3.5km to Suzhou Railway Station, Suzhou North Long-Distance Bus Station, 4.5km to Suzhou South Long-Distance Bus Station
- 1.5km to Guanqian Jie Walk St ( Furen Fang, Taijian Long, Deyue Lou, Zhuhongxing Noodles, Temple of Mystery)
- 2.5km to Canglang(Blue Wave) Pavilion , Confucian Temple (Refer to Lonely Planet for detailed info about this Garden & temple)
- 2 mines walk to Le Qiao Metro Station (Ganjiang Lu) (2012.10)
- 3 mines walk to banks and ATMs
- 5 mines walk to Postal office and Train ticket office
- 5 mines walk to Shanghai Airport Shuttle Bus (*TIPS.1)
- 2 mines walk to many local bus stops (*TIPS.2)
(1) Bus No.923: To Humble Administrator's Garden, Suzhou Museum (FREE) and Lion's Grove Garden, also walk to Pingjiang Lu
(2) Bus No.146: To AUCHAN Maximum Super Market and other side station (Bank of China) To Tiger Hill
(3) Bus No.933: To Lingering Garden, West Garden Temple, also walk to Shantang Jie ,
(4) Bus No.Y4: To Mudu old town, Yan Family Garden (YanjiaHuayuan) and Mingqing Jie
(5) Bus No.931: To Hanshan(Cold Mountain) Temple, and Other Side Station(South) To Master Of Nets Garden, Shiquan Jie Bar& Restaurant St.

======== ORIGINAL TASTE AND FLAVOUR ========

The Structure is just splendid: a real 200 years old historically protected Suzhou building, Traditional block-houses with a big courtyard-style and chill-out garden. Staying with the plants, trees, water, fish, and fall in love with the old and simple Suzhou folk customs.
A BICYCIE is most of the best way for Feeling Suzhou! One can Getting in Touch with Ancient Wisdom, Modern Life and Contemporary Civilization of Suzhou in Zero-distance.
Quiet alleyway, friendly eyes, warm exchange of greetings within neighbors, a simple and happy life atmosphere, all these are reminding you:
Life Style in Old Town Suzhou

======== Enjoy Unforgettable Suzhou Lifestyle ========

As a developing youth hostel, we always keep perfecting our facilities and our service.
We know very well what a budget travelers needs when we're on the road: Wide common spaces for comfortable sofa to chill out or socialize and share experiences, International long distance call, Lots of foreign language books to borrow and swap, Quality GIANT bike rental, No lock-out and curfew, Cheap laundry, Cheap cold local beer& cocktail,Hostel kitchen serves cheap but delicious Chinese and western foods! (Fried rice, noodles, pizza, burger, sandwich, toast and more…)
And, More Free Services!!Hahaha……
* FREE private lockers
* FREE Internet and Wi-Fi(Facebook)
* FREE 24-hour hot shower &drinking water
* FREE luggage storage
* FREE linens/duvets and hairdryer
* FREE DVDs to borrow (many hundreds of DVD)
* FREE board/table games
* FREE books to borrow including guidebooks such as LP series
* FREE air ticket booking
* FREE travel information about Suzhou, Tongli, Luzhi, Zhouzhuang, Mudu
* FREE hostel booking in China
* FREE foreign language book library
* FREE electric blanket provided in winter time

Cleanliness is a must for us!
Guests' satisfaction is our main goal, and thanks to many years of experience in hostelling industry, we are quite proud of our achievement on this.
Our young and efficient staffs speak English and are there to provide the best advice on places to visit, best restaurants or anything you might need.
The fabulous Watertown hostel is your home from home in Suzhou.

======== BEDS/ROOM ASSIGNMENTS ========

All guests will be given their own keys to come and go as they wish.
We provide 10 Simple but luminous; budget but top quality dorms. Share Bathroom. Type had 2/3/4/6 beds (40').
And,
3 Single private Ensuite: 1 bed of size 48' for 1 person
3 Double private Ensuite: 1 bed of size 59-71' for 2 persons
2 Deluxe Twin private Ensuite: 2 beds size 48' for 2 - 3 persons
Only 18 rooms? Yes, we are an exquisite hostel.
So,
-Beds and rooms are allocated on the arrival day. We will do our best to accommodate you, but there is no guarantee a group of 2 or more people will be in the same room, or a booking will have the same bed/same room all nights. We cannot guarantee a top/low bed, or a top/low floor.
-If you need to change room or bed, please pack up your stuff before 10:00am and store them in our storage, then check into the new room at afternoon.
-Cancellation policy: 72 hours before arrival only by e-mail
-One nights will be charged if cancellation or no show.
-Please advice about arrival time.
-If you arrive later than the scheduled time on your booking, your booking would be cancelled automatically.
-Check-out time is before 12:00AM. And rooms are ready from 2:00PM. If you arrive early you could leave your baggage in our free deposit bags.

======== Kind Reminder ========

-Smoking only in the hostel gate (forecourt)
-Please remember to bring passport or ID with you when you come here.
-Payments must be done in cash upon arrival.
-Reception closes from 12am to 8am.
Customers are required to email us prior arrival if check in or check out during the above time for special arrangement.

*TIPS.1
FROM SHANGHAI AIRPORT TO SUZHOU AND WATERTOWN HOSTEL
Shanghai airport: There are two airports in Shanghai (Pudong airport and Hongqiao airport), both of the airports have the shuttle bus to reach our hostel directly. Stop in Suzhou: Shanghai Eastern Airline Ticket Office, Ganjiang Road (上海东方航空公司售票楼).After you arrived the stop you can walk through the Ximei alley and take around 5 minute you can get our hostel.
Shuttle bus from Hongqiao airport takes 2 hours to reach Suzhou and from Pudong will takes 3 hours.

*TIPS.2
LOCAL BUS STOPS
Yangyu Xiang Bus Station (Close China Eastern Airlines on the Ganjiang Lu)
(1) Bus No.923: To Humble Administrator's Garden, Suzhou Museum (FREE) and Lion's Grove Garden, also walk to Pingjiang Lu
(2) Bus No.146: To AUCHAN Maximum Super Market and other side station (Bank of China) To Tiger Hill
Yin ma Qiao Bus Station (Close PSB on the Renmin Lu)
(1) Bus No.933: To Lingering Garden , West Garden Temple , also walk to Shantang Jie ,
(2) Bus No.Y4: To Mudu old town, Yan Family Garden (YanjiaHuayuan) and Mingqing Jie
Shili Yiyuan Bus Station (Close Municipal Hospital on the Daoqian Jie)
(1) Bus No.931: To Hanshan(Cold Mountain) Temple,
And Other Side Station (South) To Master Of Nets Garden, ShiquanJie Bar St and FenghuangJie Restaurant St.

-Smoking only in the hostel gate (forecourt)

-Please remember to bring passport or ID with you when you come here.

-Payments must be done in cash upon arrival.

-Reception closes from 12am to 8am.

-Cancellation policy: 72 hours before arrival only by e-mail

-Check-out time is before 12:00AM. And rooms are ready from 2:00PM. If you arrive early you could leave your baggage in our free deposit bags.
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour security
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport transfers
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle hire
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Book exchange
  • Breakfast not included
  • Cable TV
  • Café
  • Card phones
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meeting Room
  • NightClub
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Postal Service
  • Reading Light
  • Restaurant
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels For Hire
  • Towels Included
  • Washing Machine

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 3 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Located Near

Suzhou Watertown Hostel is located in the central of the middle AXIS (Renmin Rd); definitely it is in the HEART of Ancient Suzhou
- 3.5km to Suzhou Railway Station, Suzhou North Long-Distance Bus Station, 4.5km to Suzhou South Long-Distance Bus Station
- 1.5km to Guanqian Jie Walk St ( Furen Fang, Taijian Long, Deyue Lou, Zhuhongxing Noodles, Temple of Mystery)
- 2.5km to Canglang(Blue Wave) Pavilion , Confucian Temple (Refer to Lonely Planet for detailed info about this Garden & temple)

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