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Dublin, Ireland
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2014

Arrived the evening and got put into a twin room when we had booked a double room, went back to reception to tell staff and they said that I hadn't booked twin. Asked them for wifi password to find my reservation on my phone and was told wifi wasn't working so had to the McDonalds up the street and when... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 20 August 2014

Stayed here alone for 3 days in 2013, was in a double room ensuite on the top floor overlooking the bell tower. Incredible view, I was mesmerised just sitting there in the evenings watching busy city life go by!! Within walking distance to most of the big attractions Xi'an has to offer (bar Terracotta Warriors, which is a short cheap... More 

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Copenhagen
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Reviewed 14 August 2014

The location was superb with a great view of the Bell tower, and a very short distance to the Muslim quarter, the city walls and the metro. The manager was friendly, funny and the only one who could converse in English comfortably. Some of the staff also had good language skills, but were inexplicably shy about speaking. Despite clean sheets... More 

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brisbane
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Reviewed 2 December 2013

We stayed here in November 2013 for a few days en route to Dunhuang. Good aspects include 1. location - walking distance to Bell and Drum Towers, Muslim Quarter and Mosque, department stores, Starbucks, KFC and McD's (for those who are desperate) and lots of alleys with fresh noodle and kebab stalls - local style; 2. Pleasant front desk staff... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed 20 November 2013

This is certainly one of the better hostels I have stayed in. Undoubtedly one of the best in Xi'an, if not China. Our 3rd floor room had a spectacular view overlooking the bell tower. It was a pleasure to sit by the window at night and admire the lights and sounds of the streets below. The beds are hard, as... More 

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DORRIGO
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Reviewed 12 October 2013

I enjoyed a wonderful week at the Bell Tower. Bang i the middle of Xi'an, there is no better place to stay. The staff are knowledgeable and friendly,and amenities totally adequate. I managed to break a bone in my knee on my last day in Xi'an,I stumbled back to the YHA with help, where they looked after me, in every... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 9 October 2013

We stayed here 3 nights and found this hostel better than a hostel, it was like a serviced hotel. You couldn't have found a better place to stay in Xian for the price, it was right in the centre near the Bell Tower so everything was in walking distance. The metro station and local bus stops were just outside. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
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Reviewed 9 October 2013

We moved from another hostel to stay here. We had read all the other recent reviews on the place and we really like it. The place is right opposite the Bell Tower in the middle of Xi'an and has the most amazing views of it by night. People are right in what they say, the corridors are dirty but all... More 

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shanghai
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Reviewed 6 November 2012

The hostel is well located but he is too dirty , the breakfast eggs was cold . I think the hotel must invest in renovation if he wants to have more clients and offer a better service.There was no lift, the receptionist was quiet, unconfident and spoke litte English . We have the Wi-Fi in the bedroom . the bar... More 

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Reviewed 17 September 2012 via mobile

This hostel is located right in The middel of the city under 100 m from Bell tower.. This gave us a Little trouble because The Big Streets was closed because of demonstrations for The two Days we stayed here, so we couldnt go out.. The rooms and The Building is not in The Best condition, but The food in The... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Additional Information about Bell Tower Youth Hostel

Address: No.1 North Street, Beilin District, Xi'an 710003, China
Region: China > Shaanxi > Xi'an
Price Range: ₹ 896 - ₹ 2,398 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Bell Tower Youth Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 50
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“having no lift it might be difficult for older or infirm patrons. our room looked out onto the bustling streets and the Bell Tower itself”
 of 5 bubbles 986helenf, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you have big baggage, choose lower floors (but it is noisy because the streets are busy) If you want less noise, choose upper floors (4th flr onwards) Room 426 is a big room, consider a 'suite' room, but I felt uncomfortable staying in it. For 2 nights in a row, there was a loud noise coming from the cupboard (after midnight). Haha, I ended up sleeping in my sister's room.”
 of 5 bubbles TzeJen, 30 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Wifi in my room is too weak, i have to stand at the door the use it, i suggest you better check the conditions like Air conditioner is working properly, Bathroom smell and wifi signal before you accept that room”
 of 5 bubbles PleP_13, 9 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Room 523 has a great view of Zhong Lou tower but it's a little noisy bc of traffic”
 of 5 bubbles EastMeetsWeston, 28 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Don't choose a room cause you shouldn't stay here”
 of 5 bubbles ogalls, 17 Oct 2014 | Read review
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