Ho Fang International Youth Hostel

Top choice hostel in Hangzhou
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Pleasantly tucked away from the noise down a historic alley off Qinghefang Old Street, this hostel has an excellent location and exudes a pleasant, calm ambience, with attractive rooms, the cheapest of which come with tatami. Note that prices go up by between ¥30 and ¥60 on weekends and holidays. The adjoining hostel cafe is a cosy place to check emails with a coffee.

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Quick description

Located in Hefang Pedestrian Street, the centre of Song Dynasty, Ho Fang International Youth Hostel is a traditional Chinese restored building with grey stone walls and black tiles of rooftop. It offers both dormitory and private rooms with free WiFi and an international collection of books. Fully air-conditioned, rooms come with either shared or private bathrooms. Private rooms have a flat-screen TV and an electric kettle. Slippers, towels and cleaning beddings are featured. Ho Fang International Youth Hostel is a 15-minute walk from Ding'an Road Subway Station, 1.5 km from the scenic West Lake and 2 km from Hangzhou Railway Station. It is a 10-minute walk from Intime Shopping Mall. Bicycle rentals are available at an extra charge. Barbecue facilities, bike rental, daytime luggage storage and laundry services are provided by the hostel. You can use the communal area outside and inside the building. There are a Chinese restaurant and a Western restaurant at the property. Guests may also spend some time at the cafe and bar area.

Important information

Please inform Ho Fang International Youth Hostel in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation. This property reserves the right to release the room after 18:00 on the day of check-in. Guests who plan to arrive after this time should contact the property directly. The contact information can be found on the confirmation letter. Payment before arrival via bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions. The reception desk is open from 07:00 - 00:00 (midnight). Guests who arrive out of the service hours must pay a deposit and leave their passport with the night watch. The hotel will proceed to check-in guests from 07:00 the next day. --- Please provide your estimated time of arrival at the time of booking,if not, the hostel will only keep the room until 18:00. If you do not arrive before 18:00,the hostel keeps the right to cancel the booking, you can also email or call the reception to delay your arrival. --- The hostel only provides towels and slippers. Free toiletries are not provided. --- Please kindly note that credit card will be only used to guarantee the reservation while payment in cash is required upon check-in. --- Please note that only CNY cash is accepted upon check-in. --- Allergic guests may be aware of the cats on site.


  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
  • Walking tours
  • Movie nights
  • Ticket service
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Tour desk
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Designated smoking area
  • Hiking
  • Internet services
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Wifi
  • Smoke alarms
  • Shared lounge/tv area
  • Cctv in common areas
  • Garden
  • Cycling
  • Terrace
  • Cctv outside property
  • Shops (on site)
  • Bike tours


  • Car hire
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry


  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating

Food and drink

  • Bar
  • Restaurant


  • Free WiFi available