YHA Mei Ho House Youth Hostel



Block 41, Shek Kip Mei Estate Hong KongSee nearby area


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    This youth hostel converted from public housing units, features immaculate rooms and dorm-type lodgings, as well as a museum and cafe . Lockers with inbuilt chargers are provided, but not toiletries. After leaving the MTR, go straight on Kweilin St, then turn right into Un Chau St. After a block, make a left into the underground walkway, turning left again as you exit.

    Mei Ho House was among the first batch of resettlement blocks built to house the 58,000 homeless survivors of a devastating blaze, known commonly as the 'Shek Kip Mei Fire', that broke out in 1953. As such, it marks the beginning of Hong Kong’s public housing policy.

    Our independent authors have visited YHA Mei Ho House Youth Hostel and selected this as one of our recommended hostels in Kowloon.

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    YHA Mei Ho House features modern and comfortable accommodation offering twin rooms, double rooms, family rooms and dormitory rooms. Conveniently located in Sham Shui Po, the hostel operates a 24-hour front desk. Free Wi-Fi is provided in the entire property.

    A 5-minute walk from Sham Shui Po MTR Station, YHA Mei Ho House is a 35-minute drive to Hong Kong International Airport. Lan Kwai Fong is 6 km away while Repulse Bay is 11.3 km from the hostel.

    All rooms are air-conditioned and include an ensuite bathroom with shower. Selected rooms have an electric kettle, TV and hairdryer. Dormitory rooms come with lockers and power sockets.

    Guests can relax in The Hub, a recreational function area or an open-air terrace, which features bean chairs. A self-catering kitchen and self-service laundry facilities are also available.

    Located on the ground floor, Café serves a daily breakfast and has an open-air backyard. You can enjoy shopping in a vintage-style mini store.

    Important information

    A security deposit is required upon arrival for incidentals. This deposit is fully refundable upon check-out and subject to a damage inspection of the accommodation.

    Services & facilities

    • Family
      • Family rooms
    • Recreation
      • Games room
    • Non-smoking
      • Non-smoking throughout
      • Non-smoking rooms
    • Accessibility
      • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Outdoor space
      • Garden
      • Terrace
    • Guest services
      • 24-hour front desk
    • Restaurant/Café
      • Restaurant (à la carte)
    • Wi-Fi/internet access
      • Free WiFi
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