Urumqi Youth Hostels: The Best Choice for Backpackers

Urumqi Youth Hostels: The Best Choice for Backpackers

Thanks to its location in the Chinese far west and its proximity to neighbouring Central Asian countries, the city of Urumqi’s unique mix of Chinese and Central-Middle Eastern culture ensures a steady stream of tourists. If you want to meet likeminded backpackers from all over the world, staying at a youth hostel during your stint in this city is a must. Below are two of the best hostel choices in Urumqi.


Baolu Nature International Youth Hostel

1) Xinjiang Baolu Nature International Youth Hostel新疆宝鹿国际青年旅舍 View In Map
Xinjiang Baolu Nature International Youth Hostel is one of the biggest youth hostels in Urumqi, and located on Kashi Xi Lu. The hostel is housed in a three storey building sporting 1000 square meter of courtyards as well as a botanical garden, vineyard and even a desert spa leaving you plenty of opportunity to savour the delights of Xinjiang. The neighbourhood surrounding the hostel boasts a wide selection of restaurants serving up traditional Xinjiang fare.

The hostel offers double rooms, single rooms, dorms as well as suites. Every room has its own toilet as well as broadband internet connection. At present there are a total 100 beds.

The hostel provides a number of useful amenities such as self-help laundry, kitchen, mahjong room, fitness center as well as a small supermarket. For entertainment, the hostel has a bar as well as a reading room.

Prices

Non-members

Members

Double room

158 RMB

138 RMB

Dorm

40 RMB

30 RMB

Lovers honeymoon room

128 RMB

108 RMB

Single room

128 RMB

108 RMB

Family honeymoon suite

218 RMB

168 RMB

Add: 652 Kashi Xilu, Urumqi
地址:新疆乌鲁木齐市喀什西路652号
Phone: 0991 3737367
Getting there: take bus line 153 or 535 and get off at Wusu Beer Factory (乌苏啤酒厂); then it is just across the street.

 

2) White Birch International Hostel新疆白桦林国际青年旅舍 View In Map
The White Birch International Hostel is housed in a three storied building next to the vast green expanse of the newly built Nanhu City Government Square. There is a Carrefour shopping mall only a stone throw away from the hostel, making it a very convenient location for stocking up on supplies for your trip. The public areas of the hostel where the walls are covered with messages from past guests offer a reading library, computers as well as a bar where apart from drinking you can also order simple meals.

The staff is very knowledgeable on travelling in the area, and can be a good source of information for your journey onwards. You might also want to take a look at the notice board where you can get the newest information on what activities are going on, or maybe even find other travelers to join you on the way.

It is a good idea to call ahead for a reservation since the hostel accommodates only 50-60 people at a time.

Prices:

Non-members

Members

Single room 

160 RMB

140 RMB

Double room

140 RMB

120 RMB

Triple room

120 RMB

105 RMB

Four person room

40 RMB

35 RMB

Add: 186 Nanhu Nan Lu (on the side of City Government Green Square), Urumqi
地址:新疆省 乌鲁木齐市 南湖南路186号(市政府绿色广场边)
Phone: 0991 4881428
Getting there: Take bus line 73 or 104 and get off at Telecommunications Company (电信公司)

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