669 Northern Youhao RoadGreat 80%
jukiki I feel very sorry about writing a bad review about a place I stayed. It is a place adviced by lonelyplanet. But we found it was not very clean, bathroom, toilet, dorm. and furthermore we were really disappointed by the staff. Not patient, not respectful, we were treated just as little children. We do not reccomend this place. Avoid.
No.109 East Xihong RoadGreat 80%
No.186 NanHu Road (Beside Nanhu Square)0 64%
celeryster In general, I don't really like to stay in White Birch International Hostel. The price is bit too high for what I received. I don't know if any of you can find an accomdation under 40 RMB in Urumqi, the same price can allow me live in a nice hotel in Kashgar. The light of the bathroom was broken, and it took a full day for the staff to change the light. (I offered to change the light, but the girl sat at the reception was playing video games on computer, and said she doesn't know where the lights are!) Whenever I asked direction, the staff can't provide the exact route (I am Taiwanese, and speak the same language with the staff). And everything in the hotel costs - to use the laundry, to use the kitchen... If there can be other choices, I won't be staying here for my next trip.
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