This is a very nice hostel located on a quiet side street 5 minutes from the beach in Sanya. Other beaches are very easily accessible from a nearby bus stop. Our double room was very clean, nicely decorated and with air con. No safe though.
The ensuite was a bit small (phone-box-sized with the shower, sink and toilet all in one) but the water was warm and nice towels were provided.
There is a bar area and pool table.
We felt that the hostel must have changed hands since the Lonely Planet visited, as the Singaporean couple mentioned were nowhere to be seen and there was no scuba diving at all. There is a separate excursion company who have a stand in the bar area but the activity list was all in Chinese and they just seemed to be a selection of water sports. Recommended due to good location and rooms, but expect to have to put the effort in yourself to find things to do.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- We are Singaporean operated hostel providing SAFE, CLEAN and COMFORTABLE accommodation for backpackers and travellers in Hainan, China. Located in Dadonghai, Sanya, we are just a very short walk(3 mins)to the beach. By day, where all the sea activities begin and by night all the party starts. Our goal is to provide you with a wonderful experience to bring back home.We also offer surfing lessons, PADI scuba diving courses and outdoor adventures. ... more less
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