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Mountain View, California
Reviewed 21 February 2008

Location was great, one block from airport bus, subway, supermarket and a nice park. That said, the beds were ridiculously hard and I didn't sleep well here. I'm pretty sure they just have a box spring and no mattress. The room is small but has all you need. TV gets 5 chinese only channels. There is one computer to share...

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Lincoln, UK
Reviewed 29 December 2007

I stayed at the above hostel from 31st of October until the 5th of Nov 2007. Whilst booking the accommodation through a website we had to put down a time that we would be approximately be checking in. My friend and I thought 18:00. We turned up exactly on time. We just managed to get ourselves and our luggage in...

Thank Jen L
Reviewed 22 November 2007

This has got to be the worst hostel i have ever stayed in. Got there in November, even though we had reserved rooms a month beforehand, i thought we would get a room inside the building itself, but after checking it, i found out that our room was in another building on a completely different street. The room was so...

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New York
Reviewed 21 November 2007

I used to always stay at the Wang Fat Hostel and overlook its shortcomings because of the great location of the hostel. But, after my latest stay, I don't think I will be staying there again. Wang Fat has done great business the past few years, probably because of its high recommendation in an edition of the Lonely Planet travel...

2Thank AnyQuestions
Reviewed 4 November 2007

stayed there 3x already. only a few selected rooms are ok (on the newly renovated floor), some rooms are actually passable! and last time is the worst, the toilet is so dark and they won't change the bulb. have to sleep in the opposite building for the first night because they're fully booked the first night even when I already...

1Thank wifey_ali
Reviewed 21 October 2007

Have you ever left your room and then returned a few hours later to find it has been rented to someone else? No? Book here. The staff here ripped us off. TWICE! We made the mistake of paying in advance because they promise advanced paid bookings get access to "Priority" rooms. WRONG. Yes, the room was tiny and the floor...

4Thank conquered5continents
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 October 2007

Some rooms are terrible, and others passable. You won't find a better location, but you will likely find a nicer hostel if you keep looking. Whatever you do, don't pay anything without seeing the room first. Check that it has a window. That it has a proper lock on the door. That the A/C works. That the TV works (mine...

Thank twowheelsgood
New York, NY
Reviewed 5 September 2007

I stayed in the Hong Kong Hostel at 47 Paterson twice -- the first time while heading into China, the second time while heading out of China. Accomodations on Hong Kong Island are expensive, so the Hostel is an inexpensive way to stay close to the center of town. (1) Neighborhood The hostel is located in Causeway Bay. The streets...

Thank NooYawkuh
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 May 2007

My wife, 7 yr old child & myself stayed here during the trade fairs in mid April (normal hotels are just getting too costly for anything more than a couple of days) as I visited the fairs with another businessmen that arrived a week eariler also staying at the hostel with his family , I had the good fortune to...

3Thank 2paddocks
Reviewed 30 April 2007

We stayed at Wang Fat Hostel (in Causeway Bay) last week and wanted to share our experience. Our room was small, drab and windowless. which I hear is not unusual in Hong Kong in that price range. The staff is not very friendly or helpful. Some people have complained that they were turned away even though they had a confirmed...

6Thank pptulula

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Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
Wan Chai and Causeway Bay are the retail centres of Hong Kong Island. Filled with shops, malls and restaurants, both areas are bustling with people – tourists and locals alike. Causeway Bay has one of the highest rents on the planet, and is a bit more polished and modern than its Wan Chai counterpart. Beneath the surface there is more than meets the eye – find boutique stores in the above ground floors of buildings and wander into side streets to find interesting restaurants and shops tucked away from the main roads. Wan Chai especially has experienced a modern revival in recent times, with an influx of trendy restaurants and bars around the Star Street area. In addition, both areas contain many of Hong Kong’s iconic tourist attractions worthy of your visit.
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Additional Information about Wang Fat Hostel

Address: No.A2, 3/F., Paterson Bldg., 47, Paterson St., Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, China
Region: China > Hong Kong > Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
Price Range: $23 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 50
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“get a room near the lobby.”
 of 5 bubbles xavierg2017, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the building attached to the common room so you don't have to walk back and forth”
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“Sometimes you stay in their adjoining property a block away, which is still above average!”
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“Private/single room on Kingston, Building A was comfy, clean, quiet”
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