Qingdao Observatory, the first contemporary observatory in China, is home of our youth hostel, which is situated on Mt. Observatory in the heart of Qingdao, it is a hidden gem from which to explore China's most vibrantl coastal city. It overlooks the Qingdao Bay, most hostel rooms have a panoramic view over the city's skyline. The national ground zero point for China's altitude is located right in front of the hostel; Many heritage buildings lie around the Old Observatory, a place to communicate with the history. The Hostel is in a superb location, not only for its city and ocean view, but also convenient to go around. The landmark sites Zhanqiao, German Governor Castle, Old Town Hall, Mt. Xiaoyu Shan Park, No.1 City Beach as well as Qingdao Railway Station (under renovation till 2008) are all within 3 Km, many of these heritage sites can be reached within 10 minutes pleasant walk across the relic buildings.
The Hostel has been renovated in 2007, it is an incredible hostel in the historical building Old Observatory. We provide services and facilities including: kitchen, common room, laundry, 5 languages satellite TV, internet access, IDD + fax, railway and airport pickup (with appointment).