We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Koala Garden Hostel

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Management photos
Koala Garden Hostel
Add a photo
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

93 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for Koala Garden Hostel
See the most recent reviews
Showing 34: English reviews
Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 March 2013

I stayed here after extending a work trip for some sightseeing. The hotel is in a lovely street, mainly pedestrianised, close to a market with yummy streetfood. Its a 10 minute walk to the tube, but you get to choose form 3 different stops making the location very well connected. Walking to the tube is comfortable and safe. Altogether a...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Lalaland0815
London
Reviewed 30 January 2013

My boyfriend and I stayed here for 3 nights in November 2012. We were very excited after reading reviews and seeing pictures. Based on the pictures we didn't want a room with mattresses on the floor (basic room) but one with a nice big bed such as in the picture. We booked a queen superior room, expecting nothing less than...

 Report
Helpful?
5Thank Mia_Power
Hanover, Maryland
Reviewed 28 January 2013

Stayed at Koala Garden for two nights, our room was considerably nice and comfortable. The decoration of room was colorful and richly spacious. The location located next to the metro and shopping center, staffs arranged us a city trip and flight ticket,too. They had the breakfast: simple but lovely and included with the room rate. The hotel was a smart...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Radian B
Miami, Florida
Reviewed 31 December 2012

The staff in the reception area were very friendly and helpful. They opened a bottle of wine for me (although it really did look like it was the first time they had used a corkscrew!). We were a bit disppointed by the private room itself. It was very small for the price. The hostel is on a quiet street (with...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Maskotas
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 12 December 2012

Thought this was a hostel, but more like a B&B - without the breakfast of course Rooms were nice and cozy. Suited me fine The building looked really nice and well maintained and it is in the duolun culture street with its cobblestoned street. Convenient to metro - 15 minutes away from Bund/People's square Staff - quite friendly and helpful....

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank ThiaTravelvast
Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 20 October 2012

Stayed here for 5 nights and would definitely recommend the koala! Came with my boyfriend and we shared a dorm of 6, slightly small rooms, but we did see some of the doubles and bigger rooms and they looked pretty good. Very cosy atmosphere and decorating, however, we found that it was reasonably quiet and for a few of the...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Zozocrazymofo
Barcelona
Reviewed 5 August 2012

The Koala is located in a nice, historic street in the north of Shanghai. It is a bit far from the metro station. There are in fact two stations nearby and yet both are about 15 minutes walk away. Staff are friendly and one of them tried to help us to book our train tickets from the office near to...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank CrispyBarcelona
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2012

We had a double room which was small with no natural lighting, but very tastefully done and quirky. The cafe/restaurant was comfortable with a good stab at Western food and decent, fairly priced cocktails. Location right on Duo Lun Road which has been redone to 1920's Chinese style is picturesque, and is only 10 minutes away from the stadium which...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank kingbee89
Singapore
Reviewed 17 January 2012

Overall feeling: Average, below expectation.It has been transfered from an old house, hence it has nice feeling when you walk in. The room not feels as nice as showing on the picture. Location: quite nice. It's about 10 minutes walk from the nearest MRT(Metro) station- line 3. but it's very close by a shopping area (SiChuan Road) as well as...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank BerryNi24
Reviewed 28 December 2011

It is the most nice hotel i have ever met in Sha,the staff are very warm heart,The transportation is convenient .But sometime if you stay on the first floor,it will be very noisey.So,if you prefer a quiet sleep,i suggest you'd better choose the second floor or the third floor.Anyway,i will introduce my friends come here.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Contrail521

66 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (51)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (8)
Viewed
Room/Suite (3)
Viewed
Other (37)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (15)
Viewed
Other (15)
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Shanghai hotels
People’s Square
Shanghai Blue Mountain Bund Youth Hostel
Zhongshan Park
Rock & Wood International Youth Hostel
Jing'an
Le Tour Traveler's Rest Youth Hostel
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Shanghai Fish Inn Bund
#79 of 4,998 in Shanghai
321 reviews
The Bund
Les Suites Orient, Bund Shanghai
Lujiazui
Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
Things to do
  • Restaurant
Internet
  • Free Internet

Additional Information about Koala Garden Hostel

Address: No.240 Duolun Road, Hongkou District, Shanghai 200081, China
Region: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > Sichuan North Road
Price Range: $36 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Koala Garden Hostel 3*
Number of rooms: 24
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Ctrip TA, HostelWorld and TripOnline SA so you can book your Koala Garden Hostel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Koala Garden Hostel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Avoid the rooms which open directly off the lobby.”
lillianw977, 16 Jul 2013 | Read review
“get a room on the 3rd floor for quietness.”
Lalaland0815, 29 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Rooms on the right side of the hotel are angled away from the noisy traffic. Also, make completely sure that you get the room you are paying for.”
Mia_Power, 30 Jan 2013 | Read review
“Don't book the rooms on the first floor,if you want to enjoyo your sleep.It will be very noisy.”
Contrail521, 27 Dec 2011 | Read review
4 of 4
No availability for your dates from these sites
Ctrip.com
* /night
View Deal
Hostelworld.com
*Disclaimer
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates