Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Guangzhou, China. You can choose from 8 Guangzhou hostels. In total, there are 14 cheap places to stay in Guangzhou such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $11 for a dorm.
Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Guangzhou, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
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Party hostels in Guangzhou
Oh no, zero party hostels here!
Most Guangzhou hostels are located in
Yuexiu District, Hai Zhu District, Panyu District
Average rating of all hostels
Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.
Travelling on your own to Guangzhou? Fabulous!
Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Guangzhou alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Guangzhou. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.
This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Guangzhou. To help you make friends with Guangzhou before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Guess what? Guangzhou is also named and spelled Guang Zhou - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.
Guangzhou, a chaotic city in China, is the capital of the province of Guangdong. Canton City (as it's also known) is one of the biggest and most important cities in China, recognized for streets with flashing neons and crowds of people, and also for its modern areas. Guangzhou is also known for being the city in China with many restaurants, so just give it a try -– but be aware that in Canton, you might get surprised/shocked with some ingredients. A must-eat in Guangzhou is dim-sum, their specialty.
Guangzhou is an important city in China, with a great system of transports -– you can easily reach Canton by plane, bus or train (this is also probably the best way to depart to Hong Kong, which definitely deserves a visit).
During your stay, you don't want to miss the chance to visit the Mausoleum of the Nanyue King (one of the best museums in China), Yuexiu Park (a beautiful park with a lot of historical landmarks, and where you will also find the Zhenhai Tower –- provides beautiful views of Guangzhou city), Chen Clan Ancestral Hall, Guangxiao Temple (the oldest in the city), the orchid garden, and the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart.
If you visit this city in summer, you should also visit the Pearl River area, a place full of life and small markets; there are also companies that organize evening cruises to get a different perspective of the city.
There are a lot of hostels in Guangzhou, but they are a little bit more expensive compared to others cities in China. Most Guangzhou hostels are really nice, with all the average facilities.
Written by local enthusiast for Guangzhou hostels Grace
There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Guangzhou. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Guangzhou. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?
A hostel in Guangzhou costs on average $12 for a dorm. A hostel in Guangzhou with private rooms costs on average $33.
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Lazy Gaga Hostel is the best hostel in Guangzhou for families.
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Pack smart, not hard
Hostel? Check! Now le0t's have at your hostel packing list for Guangzhou and China.
You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:
These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.