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Qingdao Old Observatory Youth Hostel (YHA)

Hostel | 21 Quang'xiang'er Road, Qingdao, China 266003

81.8% Overall Rating

101 out of 114 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (24/10/2013)

Yunita Halim thinks…

"The view from rooftop bar, an old observatory makes it place unique and special, there is also a huge dog named Wilson, so cute. Staying here just feel like staying in another place on this earth.…"

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 4.86

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen
  • Towel

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 11:00
Latest Check-out: 12:30

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Overview

In the heart of old town, your ideal base to explore the real Qingdao Read more

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About Qingdao Old Observatory Youth Hostel (YHA)

The Old Observatory Youth Hostel is located in the heart of Qingdao's German old town district, most of the old town heritage sites and attractions are in walking distance. The famous Qingdao beaches can be seen from the hostel, and only takes about 15 mins pleasant walk through the old town alleys, or can be reached easily by bus. Our youth hostel is located in the renovated Qingdao Observatory, originally built by German colonial settlers in 1904, offering splendid views over the bay area and metro skyline.

The management is also travelers who traveled around the world for many years, we converted this amazing heritage site to an ideal establishment for you to discover real Qingdao.

We are the ONLY hostel provides central heating in Qingdao, we guarantee that your room temperature is 20? (68?) and above. We make sure take that you stay in warm in the cold winter.

We organize free dinner party for all house guests on every Friday and Saturday night, with free food for all house guests, and unbeatable Tsingtao Beer deal: 20 yuan for freeflow of Tstingtao Beer. It is the perfect time to meet with other travelers and share your travel stories.

The best spot to see the skyline is from the Mamahuhu Lounge, located on our rooftop. With its laid-back and friendly atmosphere, this is where our guests mingle and unwind with travelers from all over the world. Local specialties as well as authentic Western food are available at very reasonable prices. Don't forget to try our delicious coffee -- try a cup of our 'Long Black'!

Accommodation Information

Services:
*Reception desk open 24/7, with warm, friendly staff who speak English and Chinese Concierge service to make your stay in Qingdao hassle-free
*Major international credit cards accepted (Visa, Mastercard, etc.)
*Free satellite TV offering BBC World News, movie channels
*Skype facility, free of charge
*Free high-speed WiFi covering the whole building; free computers in the lobby
*'Mini-Mart' selling snacks, beverages, toiletries and other essentials
*European standard cloth washer and dryer
*Newly-renovated, clean and private shower rooms with hot water 24 hours a day
*All western-style toilets
*Unsurpassed security for rooms, lockers, showers and hostel grounds
*Indoor/outdoor rooftop lounge and cafe with great food and unparalleled views; perfect for suntanning
*Hilltop park next door for relaxation and sports
*Cozy, warm atmosphere makes it easy to meet other guests

Location Information

In the heart of German old town, we have a beautiful park setting in Observatory Park, which is a lovely hill about 70 meters above the sea, taxi could reach to the observatory building directly, or you could take one of the many staircases and walk to the old town in only 3 mins, just consult with our friendly receptionists upon your arrival, you will find that the majority of old town attractions that are listed in your Lonely Planet guide are so close to walk to. Nearby shopping destinations include both shops and department stores along Zhongshan Road, as well as Qingdao's largest open market for seafood, all a five-minute walk from the hostel.

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