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Qingdao Old Observatory Youth Hostel (HiHostel) Hostel

No. 21 Guangxiang Er Road, Qingdao, China

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

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78% Overall Rating 41 out of 49 customers would recommend this property based on 49 reviews

Atmosphere 86%

Cleanliness 64%

Facilities 71%

Location 74%

Safety 86%

Staff 88%

Value 73%

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What's Included

  • Linen
  • Luggage Room
  • Towel

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • BBQ
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Mini Supermarket
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Postal Service
  • Reading Light
  • Restaurant
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast 4.95USD

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 12:30

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Qingdao?

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

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Shared Rooms

6 Bed Male Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

4 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

6 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

4 Bed Male Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Private Rooms

12 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 12

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Deluxe 3 Bed Family Room Ensuite

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Deluxe Twin Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

About Qingdao Old Observatory Youth Hostel (HiHostel)

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.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.