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Sam's Guesthouse Chengdu Youth Hostel

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Shenyang, China
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

Checked into the "hostel" which is a storefront attached to a hotel. They seem to rent the old dilapidated rooms from the hotel they are situated near. Our reservation was lost. The room itself was filthy, smelled horrible, full of bugs. There was 1 bulb not burnt out in the light fixture the tub needed a scrub badly. We left... More 

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Chengdu, China
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114 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 15 September 2015

Sam's guesthouse has the perfect location. Tianfu square is right around the corner. You are in the city center and places are within walking reach. The room itself was 'okay-ish'.The air conditioning was very unreliable. The bathroom had a western style toilet but that's the only plus. They bring hot water every morning, which is kind enough. Only we had... More 

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Almelo
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 29 July 2015

We arrived at Sam's Guesthouse at about 3.30 a.m. Knowing that it has a 24 hours reception but for sure emailed the hostel about our late arrival. Expecting someone to let us in, we found the door closed and nobody to welcome us. We had to stay this night in another hotel.... Very inconvienent! Next day it costs us lots... More 

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Victoria, B.C. Canada
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 8 April 2015

Sam's guest house, my first in China - a museum like building tucked behind a large uninspired Chinese hotel, most convenient location 5 mins to Tianfu, restaurants and shops, market, on the same street, people's park two blocks, bed is hard, lights are dim, musky smell (so ever slight) noisy air conditioner, excellent value at $20, Star who checked me... More 

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Pokhara
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Reviewed 16 November 2014 via mobile

We have been traveling some time now and are not complaining kind of people, but this hotel should hire a new cleaning staff and drop the prices! We stayed 3 days here because unfortunately the flipflop hostel was full and we disn't want to move avain. The bathroom was very dirty with long black hairs everywhere, for a bath you... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 2 October 2014

Sam's is unique and has style. It is also about as close to the center of Chengdu as one can get being only a block from Tianfu Square. Yes, it could do with a bit of TLC but maybe that is part of its charm. It is also very quiet which makes waking up in the mornings a problem. I... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 29 January 2014 via mobile

We stayed in a double ensuite room at Sam's and initially was quite comfortable - it's very convenient to the central parts of Chengdu and the garden courtyard is a nice change from the usual high rise accommodation in China. The rooms are obviously the old part of the big hotel next door, so a little retro in styling and... More 

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Thank Bec_H10
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 October 2013 via mobile

The location and the building is very nice. Also the garden is convenient to drink and read. But the rooms are quite old, beds are hard and the price is not that attractive. We stayed a couple of nights and switched to flip flip, witch is much better!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 8 September 2013

I stayed for 4 days in this Hotel. With my son (13) and a friend of mine. We had 2 double rooms. Well the rooms are not the newest, but our was quite big and o.k. The beds were a Little hard.. the Girls at the "reception" were allways very Kind and verry helpful. We loved this place also because... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 18 June 2013

I will say this, the next time I am in Chengdu I will stay here. Not because it was the best hotel , or because it was the cleanest hotel, but because it was comfortable, very affordable and has a beautiful shaded courtyard in which one can sit for hours and work or sit and talk without feeling crowded. The... More 

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Additional Information about Sam's Guesthouse Chengdu Youth Hostel

Address: No.130-6 Shannxi Street, Qingyang District, Chengdu 610021, China
Region: China > Sichuan > Chengdu
Hotel Class:2 star — Sam's Guesthouse Chengdu Youth Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“For a very quiet room ask for the back.For garden views and atmosphere ask for the front next to the Teahouse area.”
 of 5 bubbles arlena99, 3 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Just talk to the travel center next to the hotel they will help you the best with anything you are doing.”
 of 5 bubbles Pixtonian, 16 May 2012 | Read review
“Don't stay above the mahjong rooms! They are up the spiral staircases.”
 of 5 bubbles SaraW150, 25 Mar 2012 | Read review
“The price is right”
 of 5 bubbles FranW918, 2 Nov 2011 | Read review
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