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Sanya Backpackers
Ranked #2 of 260 Speciality Lodging in Sanya
Reviewed 29 April 2016

we arrived at around 1 in the night. although there was no electricity at that time due to some major fault,we had no trouble checking in...hostel staff Gleeman showed us our room and helped us figure out everything we needed.he speaks really good English and so does all the other volunteers at the hostel.
gleeman helped us rent an electric scooter and the service was very prompt, he also helped us follow baidu maps which comes only in chinese...hehe...
the room was clean and the bed was very comfortable . bathroom was clean as well.
the hostel is located in a quiet and calm alley and is just 5 mins walk to the beach.
it is a very lively hostel to stay in...the staffs and the guests drink and sing karaoke every evening and i have enjoyed myself a lot with gleeman, jason,summer,abigail and the other staffs....they will also help you book a cab or to change your tickets...you just need to ask them.
the only problem was that their chef took a leave and even for small snacks we had to go out....but you can always have coffee at miocafe- the hostel's bar and cafe..
the perfect place to go, spent 4 nights here and will definitely visit again .....

  • Stayed: April 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 19 January 2016

We stayed in Sanya for a little over a week. The staff was helpful and friendly. The room was always clean and neat. Trustworthy and reliable owners and management. We had an absolute blast staying here. Food was limited in the restaurant. Great location and day trips can be arranged at the hostel.

  • Stayed: August 2015, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

Perfekt place to go!! We spend 4 nigths there and we will definitely come back.
The rooms was clean and the beds was so comfortable :) the staf was so sweet and ready to help if we need to buy something or to book a taxi. In every nigth there are live music and sing a lot of songs, so it is the perfekt place to chill and have a good time.
As a plus the breakfast was so damn good and the drinks in the nigths was too.
All thought the hostel is amazing and definitely a place you must visit !
- Naja cramer and Signe Mousing

Stayed: December 2015, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

We spent a few days at the Backpackers place which we enjoyed very much. The weather is always nice, staff very friendly and room fine. Bathroom was kinda small and could use a renovation though.
The location is very convenient since it is a 5 minute walk to the closest beach (Dadongai Bay) Maybe I was expecting to much but it was a bit of a dissapointment. The boulevard and restaurants are all old and rusty and the whole costal line is complety filled with big flats or flats onder construction. The beach itself is fine, nothing to special.
I did hear that Yalong bay is beautiful, clean and almost empty so I would definitly recommend to check that out. I will probably never come back to Sanya and Hainan since it still needs a lot of work to be really the Hawai of China and there are way more beautiful beaches to be found in Indo, Cambodia, Thailand etc.. If you are planning to go to Hainan to relax a few days in between your China trip (like I did), don't expect to much.

Stayed: November 2015, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 28 October 2015

We spent 5 days in Sanya. We arrived at the hostel and were so glad that we decided for this place. The Lobby is such a cool chill Zone where u can have some nice Drinks , listen to Music and Play pool. Our room was super clean, the bed was comfortable and we had an amazing balcony. The most amazing Thing was the staff. we can not Forget how they helped us in everything and made this trip to one of the best trips of our lives, they took care of us and we felt like this is our Family!!! Germany loves you guys and we will definetly come back <3 !!!
Donny, Finn, Thomas

  • Stayed: October 2015, travelled with friends
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Address: No.1 Type 1 Villa , Luming Community, Haihua Road, Dadonghai, Sanya 572021, China
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Region: China > Hainan > Sanya
Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
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Ranked #2 of 260 Speciality Lodging in Sanya
Price Range: RM51 - RM150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sanya Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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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