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Hong Kong Tai Wan Hotel

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  • Very good8%
  • Average10%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible68%
22 Oct 2017
24 Aug 2017
“Taiwan is a beautiful country, but not a beautiful hostel”
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Reviewed 21 May 2012

Ok, so, before you read the other reviews of this place, google "Chunking Mansions". Know what you're getting into. The building is ancient, built in 1961, has a history of being a firetrap and haven for all types of seedy, less than legal residents, and...More

4  Thank notthatcool
Reviewed 10 May 2012

Entire place is filthy, room is tiny and building is filled with the scum of the Earth. Had a double room booked for us by a friend and needless to say, I don't even want to speak to her again after staying here for two...More

25  Thank Phil C
Reviewed 24 February 2012

The location is horrible, full of touts and lowlifes hanging around. The place is very filthy. The rooms are very inhuman. The pictures of the rooms in the net are no way near reality. I wonder why local authorities allow such a place to operate...More

3  Thank Bernard B
Reviewed 25 January 2012

Booking ChungKing mansions was the worst decision I've ever made when traveling. I was fully prepared for budget accommodation, as I wanted to save money. However, the staff were rude, the rooms are tiny, even by HK standards, they were hot, air conditioning awful, the...More

4  Thank Matthew E
Reviewed 20 October 2011

Arrived late at night and found a line up of people to get into our lift to the hotel. We had booked 2 double beds with private ensuite. We could not fault the cleanliness of bathroom. The mattresses were new and very comfortable. Bring your...More

7  Thank pepsipurple
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China > Hong Kong > Tsim Sha Tsui
Also Known As
Downtown Backpackers Hotel Hong Kong
Hong Kong Tai Wan Hotel
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Tsim Sha Tsui
Tsim Sha Tsui is one of the major tourist and shopping
areas of Hong Kong. With a high concentration of
hotels, retail shops and commercial offices – it’s a
busy and bustling neighbourhood that never sleeps. On
the surface, Tsim Sha Tsui seems to only feature an
abundant number of high-end retail stores selling
designer brands and jewelry, owing to its popularity
with high-budget shopping tours. However, it also
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Ian M
4 August 2016|
Response from 293919Ninjakid | Reviewed this property |
super bad. They will try to lip off you as double price.
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"Do not stay here. Bed does not have padding, basically lying on a piece of wood."
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"Check first the room before you pay"
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"All of the rooms are tiny and noisy."
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"Rooms on the east wing have poor ventilation and AC."
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