Must see hotels in Hainan

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    Top Choice

    Haikou Banana Youth Hostel

    The digs of choice for international budget travellers, the simple, friendly Banana Youth Hostel is tucked away down a quiet residential alley. Some staff…

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    Top Choice

    Qionghai Boao Xishe Guesthouse

    The owners of this simple yet stylish guesthouse are extremely friendly, and will almost certainly invite you to take tea with them. As a bonus, they have…

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    Jile Hotel

    This is a hub of Houhai Beach's surf scene and a great place to base yourself if you’re keen to learn and make friends. The guesthouse backs on to the…

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    Ritz-Carlton

    While some of Yàlóng Bay’s palatial resorts can feel a bit like ghost towns due to Sanya’s overbuilding, the Ritz is always abuzz. Well-heeled matrons sip…

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    Hotel Pullman

    Directly across the street from the ocean, what you give up in oceanfront views, you make up in savings at the Pullman. Ground-floor rooms have ‘swim up’…

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    Sanya Backpackers

    Although getting a little tired, this hostel is a more intimate and friendly place than others in town. Set in a whitewashed building in a residential…

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    Sunshine Resort Intime

    This great little resort right by the beach has surprisingly large and leafy grounds with a barbecue area near the pool. The rooms aren’t the most…

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    Golden Sea View Hotel

    With discounts of 40% to 50%, rooms in this well-run, three-star hotel are priced similarly to those stuck deep in the city. The Sea View sits across from…

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    Bo'ao Golden Coast Hot Spring Hotel

    One of the more classically resort-like options in town, this sprawling complex has more than 300 rooms, an enormous pool, manicured lawns, and several…

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    Hainan Civil Aviation Hotel

    This hotel isn’t going to win any design awards, but it’s solid all around: a convenient central location with clean and comfortable rooms. Bonus: the…