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Reviewed 14 October 2016

This hostel used to be a luxury spa, when we went it was finishing it's conversion to a luxury hostel. It's was quite lively and had a great ambiance to it. I went in 2008 and liked it very much. Wish I could return.

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Reviewed 25 May 2008

The hostel is not your average backpacker place, formerly an exclusive spa, it has been transformed into a 'boutique backpacker' hostel. The decor appears more like a hotel, with the atmosphere of a hostel. The staff are genuinely warm and friendly and all speak excellent English. We arrived to a warm welcome from the American Manager Mark (you can't miss...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Born out of the love of backpacking this Western owned Chinese/Western operated hostel is a first of its kind. With all the usual amenities you would expect form a hostel and much more. Relax in our Old World coffee shop or get your drink on in our Culture Shock Bar. Enjoy REAL western food at E ma (Chinese for hungry) prepared by American chef Stephen Robinson. Our friendly English speaking staff will make you feel at home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Backpax Hostel

Address: Xi Mu Tou Shi, Prince mansion 9th Floor, Xi'an 710002, China
Region: China > Shaanxi > Xi'an > Beilin District
Price Range: $7 - $24 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 23
Also Known As:
Backpax Hostel China/Shaanxi
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