Bradbury Jockey Club Youth Hostel
Lonely Planet review
Bradbury Jockey Club Youth Hostel (not to be confused with Bradbury Hall Youth Hostel in Sai Kung) is the HKYHA's flagship hostel in the New Territories. It has 72 beds and is open daily year-round. Check-in is from 4pm to 11pm (from 3pm on weekends and holidays). Bradbury is next to the northern tip of the Plover Cove Reservoir dam wall, a few hundred metres south of Tai Mei Tuk. Camping is not permitted. To get here take bus 75K (or 275R on Sundays and public holidays) from Tai Po Market KCR East station to the Tai Mei Tuk bus terminus. The hostel is on the road leading to the reservoir.
Our independent authors have visited Bradbury Jockey Club Youth Hostel and selected this as one of our recommended hostels in Plover Cove.
Services & facilities
- Air conditioning
- Common room
- Pool table
- Free Wi-Fi
- Linen included
Description provided by property
Adjacent to Plover Cove Reservoir, Bradbury Jockey Club Youth Hostel is the hub of water sports and recreation. Whether taking windsurfing and canoeing courses at the Water Sports Centre nearby, rowing in Plover Cove, fishing along the waterfront, cycling or kite-flying around Plover Cove Reservoir main dam which is a few minutes’ walk from the hostel, the choice is yours.A massive public barbeque site is next to the hostel, or you can cook your own meals at our self-catering kitchen. Dormitories, twin-bedded, 4 bedded and 8 bedded rooms, and group accommodations are available. The hostel features free Wi-Fi access, lockers (lock exclusive), TV room, snooker facility and a multi-purpose room. Bradbury Jockey Club hostel is next to the Tai Mei Tuk Family Walk where hikers can enjoy magnificent scenery of Pat Sin Leng and Yim Tin Tsai. Visit Ma Shi Chau Special Area, one of the Hong Kong geoparks, to see sedimentary rock and other natural phenomena. Take a bus or minibus at Tai Mei Tuk bus terminus (around 10-minute walk from hostel) to Tai Po Market MTR station, followed by another 20-minute walk then you will arrive at the Hong Kong Railway Museum, an open-air museum converted from an old railway station and a declared monument. Please note that no deposit refund will be made for all cancellations. Hong Kong Youth Hostels Association reserves the right to charge any hostellers a cancellation fee equivalent to the outstanding balance of the total accommodation fee for any cancellations made 48 hours before check-in date or no show and the hostel will release the rest of booking if no further notice is given by the hosteller.*YHA membership is required and on-site application is available (HK$130 for one-year membership of Hong Kong Youth Hostels Association). Each single member is entitled to bring a maximum of 3 non-members who are requested to pay the standard rate. Price listed here is member’s rate and only deposit is paid at the time of booking. All hostellers have to settle all outstanding balance upon check-in at the hostel.Things to Note:1.YHA membership is required and on-site application is available (HK$130 for one-year membership of Hong Kong Youth Hostels Association). Each single member is entitled to bring a maximum of 3 non-members who are requested to pay the standard rate. Price listed here is member’s rate and only deposit is paid at the time of booking. All hostellers have to settle all outstanding payment upon check-in at the hostel. 2.Check-in time: 16:00 - 23:00 (15:00 - 23:00 on Sat and Public Holiday eve); Check-out time: 07:00 - 10:00 (07:00 - 13:00 on Sun and Public Holiday). The hostel gate will be closed from 23:00 to 07:00.3.Guests are requested to stay outside of the hostel during 10:00 – 16:00 for daily cleaning. We are sorry for any inconvenience.4.Children under 5 will not be admitted.
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