The hostel is located right next to a touristy stretch of canal with shops, restaurants, and a place to catch a boat. The in-room wifi was a bit unreliable, but the coffeehouse was a very nice place to sit. Our room was arranged around a very nice outdoor courtyard.
Suzhou MingHanTang International Youth Hostel is located in the ancient historical street (built in 825 AD), in Suzhouthe, crossing of the ShanTang Street and Xin Min Bridge of Guang Ji Road. It is rebuilt from the former (1511 AD)residence of Mr. Wu Yi Peng(1460-1542 AD), the prime minister of Ceremony Dept. of Ming Dynasty. It's simple, but not crude. It's easy, but not low-grade, And, full of historical culture. We are several steps away from the ancient street, ShanTang Street, which is built by Mr. Bai Ju Yi, the famous poet in Tang Dynasty. It is also close to the world cultural heritage, such as Ringering Garden (0.5km),Graden of herbs(1.2km), Mountain Villa of Secluded Beauty(1.5km),West Garden(0.8km) ,Humble Administrators Garden(3KM),Master of Nets Garden(4KM),and the well-known Han Shan Temple outside the ancient Suzhou (2km). It is near the Stone Road, the business center of Suzhou. It is situated in the golden area of Suzhou. Quiet, but convenient. Residents can take neighbor with not only the ShanTang Street with white wall and green tiles, the small bridges and flowing water as well.They can try all kinds of different local snacks nearby, look around the small shops selling antiques and hand-made wares, and enjoy themselves in the pubs there. We offer specialized reading area indoor and outdoor, internet browsing area, chatting area, and the wireless internet connection in the whole hostel. If you have a notebook without a wireless internet card,you can borrow it from the reception for free.We also prepare the ESPON projector for those photograph-lovers free use.Self-help Kitchen can be used by all. Do you want to show your cooking skill to others? If yes, please go to the supermarket which is 500 meters away for cooking materials purchasing, then do it ASAP.Self-serve laundry and drying machine are provided here, clothes hanging as flags are not permitted.For ticket booking and outdoor traveling information service, please get help from the reception. Do you want to go to budget travelling with us? We will hold all kinds of different outdoor activities for our guests periodically. Chance for you to meet your Mr&Ms Right. And, in fact, it really happened before. Do you want to enjoy Suzhou in its ancient rhyme? Do you want to take small bridge flowing water as neighbors? Do you want to chat with various Chinese and Foreign backpackers boundlessly? Do you want to seek a feeling as being at home? Then, come here soon.
Guangji RD, Xiatang 61
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The hostel is located right next to a touristy stretch of canal with shops, restaurants, and a place to catch a boat. The in-room wifi was a bit unreliable, but the coffeehouse was a very nice place to sit. Our room was arranged around a very nice outdoor courtyard. The bathroom was a bit leaky and cramped.
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