YHA Old Observatory

Hostel in Qīngdǎo

Perched on a hill in a working observatory, this quiet hostel has unbeatable views of the city and bay. Take them in with a drink in hand in the pleasant rooftop Sunset Lounge. Staff provide all the usual hostel services, plus they organise outings around town and Láo Shān. Comfort levels vary – some doubles have nicer bathrooms. Book in advance.