Budget Beds: Youth Hostels in Harbin

Budget Beds: Youth Hostels in Harbin

As one of the most popular destinations for snow and ice activities in China, Harbin gets more than its fair share of overseas and domestic tourists. However, its popularity as a tourist destination isn’t reflected in its accommodation options; at the time of writing, Harbin only has two youth hostels: Harbin Kazy International Youth Hostel and North International Youth Hostel. Not surprisingly, these two hostels have become a hotspot for backpackers and budget-conscious tourists.

1) Harbin Kazy International Youth Hostel 哈尔滨卡兹国际青年旅舍 View In Map
Kazy International Youth Hostel is housed within what once used to be a synagogue. Centrally located, the hostel is within walking distance of Central Avenue and Sofia Square. Much of the synagogue’s interior and style has been preserved, giving the venue a unique vibe and appearance.

The hostel has sleeping options for both individual and group travelers, from single rooms to shared dorm-style ones. Facilities include a cable TV in each room, 24 hour hot water, private bathrooms, WIFI internet, self-service laundry, public telephone and computers, a small reading room with free reading material, a shop, travel info services, luggage storage, ticket booking services etc. You can also pick up a wide range of useful brochures about travelling in Dongbei, car rental, tourist attractions etc. The hostel also provides tourists with travel essentials such as seasonal clothing, hats, shoes etc.

Customers should take note that rooms must be vacated before 12:00 the next day, otherwise they must pay an additional 50% of the room fee. Customers who vacate the room after 18:00 the next day will be charged the full price of a room. People with international youth hostel membership can avail of a 10% discount when booking rooms.

Price list:

Room type

Off-peak season

Peak season

Twin room (2 beds)

180

280

Double room (1 bed)

100

150

3 Bed

140

200

Standard twin room

80

110

Standard single bed

50

60

Dorm room

35

45

Add: 82 Tongjiang Street, Daoli District, Harbin
地址:哈尔滨市道里区通江街82号
Tel: 0451 8469 7113
Getting there: take bus no.13 to Tongjiang Street. The hostel is on the opposite side of the street. Alternatively, take bus no.112 to Gaoyi Street; the hostel is at the intersection of Tongjiang Street and Dongfeng Street.

2) Harbin North International Youth Hostel哈尔滨北方国际青年旅舍 View In Map
This is the first youth hostel in China to join the YHA China. Located in the northern part of the city, North Hostel is conveniently located; only two kilometers from the train station and 1.5 kilometres from Central Avenue. Moreover, an airport express bus station is located just 600 metres from the hostel. Housed in an old lock factory, the hostel has many large, spacious rooms and a simple interior. Extremely clean, the hostel focuses on music, film and photography culture, with a big selection of books, magazines and films for customers’ use dispersed throughout the building.

Harbin North International Youth Hostel offers twin rooms, king-size bed rooms, three-bed rooms and many more. Most of the rooms have their own private bathrooms. Facilities include WIFI internet, self-service laundry, freshly ground coffee, free computer access, free CDs, DVD listening, a reading room, a bar and recreation area, magazine browsing, a self-catering kitchen, travel info service etc. YHA members can avail of 5 RMB discount per bed per person or a 10 RMB discount per room per person.

Price list (peak season):

Room Type

Price

Standard twin (2 single beds)

100 RMB/room

Single large-bed room

100 RMB/room

Standard three-bed

150 RMB/room

Double room (one double bed)

80 RMB/room

Four-bed dorm room

35 RMB/bed

Six-bed dorm room

30 RMB/bed

Add: 65 Dijie Stree, Daoli District, Harbin
地址:哈尔滨市道里区地节街65号(哈尔滨老抚顺小学后身,哈尔滨锁厂旁)
Tel: 0451 8451 0081
Getting there: take bus no. 89 to Fushun Jie (抚顺街), or take bus no, 58 to Rencai Shichang (人才市场)

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