POSHPACKER | Chengdu Flipflop Hostel, Chengdu

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Description

Though there are already many hostels claimed themselves the best location in town, the clever travellers never believe the 'Truth' but the facts:

Location facts!
About 1km east of ''Mao Statue'' and a couple of minutes walk from ''Chunxi Road'' where is considered as Chengdu's ''Wangfujing (Beijing)'' and ''Nanjing Road (Shanghai)'', the prime food court with trendy shops(LV, CUCCI), fast food(KFC, Burger king, McDonalds, Pizzahut) and coffee shops(Starbucks). The Banks, pharmacy, bakery, local restaurants, fruits store are all within walking distance to name but a few.

Transportation facts!
Hostel is located 5 minutes walk from ''Chunxi Road Metro Station'', with the fantastic metro connections, easy to access city's major attractions:
* Mao Statue is only 1 stop away!
* People's Park is only 2 stops away!
* Wenshu Temple is only 3 stops away!
* Green Ram Temple is only 4 stops away!
* North Railway Station is only 5 stops away!
* East Railway Station is only 6 stops away!
* Xinnan Men Bus Station is only 10 minutes walk away! Buses run to all the major tourist destinations in and out of Chengdu.

Entertainment facts!
Good news for Pub Crawls! Visiting the ''Lan Kuai Fong'' and riverside bar district takes only 10 minutes walk, book a bed at Flipflop ensure you an exciting nightlife.

Hostel facts!
The ''Flipflop'' features a large and lively lounge area with cool decors, good taste music collection, lots of free recreational facilities (such as pool table and foosball) and events, bar & restaurant serves cheap cold beer and delicious local and western food, all in all easy to meet travellers. All the guest rooms including the dorm rooms are with private shower, toilet and air-con. Dorm rooms are with lockers and free locks to borrow, private rooms are with satellite TV (real English news not only cctv9), electric kettle and towel.

Traveler's facts!
No matter you always want to travel on your own or take it easy to join hostel tours to see Pandas or Sichuan face changing opera, Flipflop is truly your base:
* Free information provided at travel desk
* Tibet permit and budget tours (Hey, didn't tell you that Flipflop's brother is ''Mix Hostel'', sister is ''Lazybones Hostel'', the capacity of our 3 hostels is more than 300 beds, should help a lot in finding you travellers to share cost)
* Daily panda tour
* Panda and Leshan buddha 1 day tour
* Jiuzhaigou national park tour
* Yangtze river cruise tour
For other regional tours please refer to hostel's tour menu.

Freebies facts!
* Free City Walking Tour (every Monday)
* Free Dumpling Party (on Friday)
* Free Bike Tour (every Wednesday)
* Free Hotpot Party (on Friday)
* Free Majhang Class (every Saturday)
* Free Movie Night (every Sunday)
* Free internet and WiFi
* Free pool table
* Free foosball
* Free board games
* Free music instruments
* Free library
* Free DVD movies
* Free luggage storage
* Free travel info about Sichuan and Tibet
* Free use of hair dryer
* Free 24 hours hot shower
* Free hot/cold drinking water
* Free Air tickets booking
* Free locker in dorm
* Free map of Chengdu
* Free clean linen
* Free candies
* Free postal card

Sichuan Cooking Class!
For those who are interested in Sichuan food, we have Sichuan Cooking Class on site, it is 100 RMB/pp includes a short tour to food market and step by step teach how to cook it.

The conclusion from all the facts we've shown here is Chengdu Flipflop Lounge Hostel has ''unbeatable and super convenient location'' (check google map and ask your Chengdu friend!), ''decent facilities not only meet traveler's basic need'' and ''traveler friendly and fun''! We hope all of this helps a bit when you decide where to stay in Chengdu.

See you soon and wish you a great journey to Chengdu!

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Location and Contact

Location

• From Train Stations (Map1)
• From 'North Railway Station'
• -By taxi- (anytime)
• Exit train station then go straight ahead for 50 meters, you will find taxis are queuing for passengers. Ask the driver to let you at ''红星路4段东升街98号红星菜市'' (No.98, Dongsheng Jie).(about 20RMB)
• -By metro line1- (6:30-22:00)
• Exit train station then turn left to find metro entrance on square. Buy ticket to 'Chunxi Road'. Take Line1, transit at 'Tianfu Square' to Line2 and alight at ''Chunxi Road' (2RMB). Take exit D.
• 1. Come up onto street by escalator, you'll find the metro exit is located right between "IFS" (a huge luxury shopping mall ) and "Silver" (another huge shopping mall), the "Isetan" (Japanese department store) can be seen across the road.
• 2. If you are facing 'Isetan', turn left and keep walking for about 3 minutes (passing "Silver" shopping mall) till reaching a big intersection.
• 3. Go Crossing this intersection stay on same side of the road and keep walking for another 2 mins soon a round square can be seen on your left, the street lies in front of you is "Dongsheng Jie" street. Stay on 'Dongsheng Jie' for about 50 meters, our hostel will be on your left next door to an indoor market place with a large colorful "Flipflop" sign.
• From ''East Railway Station''
• -By taxi- (anytime)
• Look for the sign to find taxi station. Ask the driver to let you at ''红星路4段东升街98号红星菜市'' (No.98, Dongsheng Jie).(40RMB)
• -By metro line2- (6:30-22:00)
• Find the Metro Line2 on the same floor of the East Railway Station exit, alight at 'Chunxi Road'. Take exit D.
• 1. Come up onto street by escalator, you'll find the metro exit is located right between "IFS" (a huge luxury shopping mall ) and "Silver" (another huge shopping mall), the "Isetan" (Japanese department store) can be seen across the road.
• 2. If you are facing 'Isetan', turn left and keep walking for about 3 minutes (passing "Silver" shopping mall) till reaching a big intersection.
• 3. Go Crossing this intersection stay on same side of the road and keep walking for another 2 mins soon a round square can be seen on your left, the street lies in front of you is "Dongsheng Jie" street. Stay on 'Dongsheng Jie' for about 50 meters, our hostel will be on your left next door to an indoor market place with a large colorful "Flipflop" sign.
• From ''Airport''
• -Pick-up service-
• Contact hostel for pick-up service (There are 2 terminals at Chengdu Shuangliu international airport, T1 is for international flights and Sichuan Airline, T2 is for rest of domestic flights. Please inform us which terminal your flight will be landed if you book pick-up service.
• -By Taxi-
• Exit airport arrival lobby you will find taxis are queuing for passengers. According to the new regulation taxi driver must use meter. Ask driver to let you at ''No.98, Dongsheng Jie'' (红星路4段东升街98号红星菜市). (Approx. 40mins-1hour, about 70 RMB)
• -By airport shuttle bus 303-
• Exit both T1 and T2's arrival lobby you will find shuttle bus 303. 10 RMB for ticket. The last stop is near ''Minshan Hotel'' (岷山饭店), a well-known 4-star hotel located on the main avenue of Chengdu-''South Renmin Road''.
• * Taxi to hostel:
• Change to a taxi to get to our hostel from "Minshan Hotel" airport shuttle bus station (Taxi fare is around 13 RMB).
• * By metro (2 stops, transit at 'Tianfu Square' to Line2):
• 'Jinjiang Hotel' metro station (Line1) is 50 meters away from 'Minshan Hotel' on the main avenue of Chengdu (South Renmin Road), alight at 'Chunxi Road' (transit from line1 to line2 from Tianfu Square metro station ). Take Exit D.
• 1. Come up onto street by escalator, you'll find the metro exit is located right between "IFS" (a huge luxury shopping mall ) and "Silver" (another huge shopping mall), the "Isetan" (Japanese department store) can be seen across the road.
• 2. If you are facing 'Isetan', turn left and keep walking for about 3 minutes (passing "Silver" shopping mall) till reaching a big intersection.
• 3. Go Crossing this intersection stay on same side of the road and keep walking for another 2 mins soon a round square can be seen on your left, the street lies in front of you is "Dongsheng Jie" street. Stay on 'Dongsheng Jie' for about 50 meters, our hostel will be on your left next door to an indoor market place with a large colorful "Flipflop" sign.

Map

Map

Address: 98, Dongsheng Street, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China

Distance to city center: 2.11 km

POSHPACKER | Chengdu Flipflop Hostel is listed on the following booking sites:

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Website

Website POSHPACKER | Chengdu Flipflop Hostel Chengdu www.chengduhostel.com
Phone Number: +86-28-62500185
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Facilities and Amenities

Digital Nomads

Family-Friendly Hostel

Party Hostel

Quiet Rest

Solo Traveller

Bedsheets

City Tours

Lockers in Rooms

Luggage Storage

Safe Deposit Box

Towels

Wi-Fi in Lobby/Commons

Wi-Fi in Rooms

Airport Pickup (90 RMB)

Bike Rental (25 RMB/day)

Breakfast (10 RMB)

Dinner

Parking (Starts from 8)

Pub Crawls (10 RMB)

24 Hour Security

Air Conditioning

Bar

Board Games

Book Collection/Exchange

Cable TV

Concierge/Info Desk

Elevator/Lift

Entirely Non-Smoking

Evening Entertainment

Food/Restaurant

Gameroom

Gym/Fitness Room

Hair Dryers

Hot Showers

Laundry

Lounge Area

Movie Library/Rental

Outdoor Seating

Pool Table

Power Point/Sockets in Rooms

Sport

TV

Table Tennis

Themed Dinner Nights

Credit Card Payments

Kitchen

Wheelchair Accessible

Pet-Friendly

Service Animals

Genders: Males & Females

Max. Age: 70

Min. Age with Parent (dorms): All Ages

Min. Age with Parent (private room): All Ages

Min. Age without Parent: All Ages

Checkout: 12:00 (12 Noon)

Curfew: No Curfew

Lockout: No

Maximum Stay: Unlimited

Minimum Stay: 1 night

Open Dates: All Year

Reception Hours: 24 Hours

Size: Very Large (100+ beds)

Female Dorm Only

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