Hostels in Haikou, China

3 hostels available. Prices start from $3.00 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Haikou

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Adventure Hostels Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…I really enjoyed my stay here. Responsive staff - Not much hostel culture, but as a place to lay your head is very good. Responsive staff took care of things I needed. Price for a single was low! … More
Digital Nomads Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…00am. 8. No Smoking in the whole property. 9. Reception working hours 07:00-1:00 am. 10. This property may pre-authorize your card before arrival." …"From airport 17KM. Taxi will take 40 mins … More

Wander Hostel

Longhua District
Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Laundry, Internet/wifi and security storage are offered without any charge,which make your stay much more convenient. In addition, paid drinks and tour advice are easily accessible to you. Our … More

Hostels in Haikou, China

3 hostels available. Prices start from $7.00 for a dorm bed.
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Get to know Haikou (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you 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 Haikou.

Haikou is the capital and largest city of the Hainan Island province in China. It is separated into two distinct cities by the Nandu River; the northern half of the city is on the small Haidian Island. Haikou was originally a port city for Qiongshan, the ancient port city on the island; later it was a fortified city under the Ming dynasty. It developed into its modern day port during the Japanese occupation of the island during World War II.

The historical district is Bo’ai Road in the northern part of the main island. The western half of the road is the shopping district as well as the former French, Arabic, and Indian neighbourhood. Many of the slightly run-down buildings are painted white, but the street markets here are colourful and loud.

There are very few hostels in Haikou, but plenty of hotels. The few hostels that there are can be found on the Haidian Island, north of the Nandu River, off Renmin Avenue, about ten minutes travel time from Bo’ai Road. Ask for a “su-she” (“宿舍”), which is the Chinese word for “hostel.” Instead of a hostel, you might consider an inexpensive hotel, of which there are a lot of especially in the University area on Hadian Island.

Some of the most popular attractions in Haikou include the Temple of the Five Lords, a building complex dedicated to five “officials” in the Tang and Song dynasties. The city is also well known for its gardens and lush parks. There isn’t too much to do here outside of exploring a few nature parks/zoo, the bay and the old city. One of the best attractions is the Crater geopark, home to a large volcanic crater and excellent hiking trails. If you can, get out to the beaches of Shimei and across to Jiajing Island to snorkel or scuba dive the pristine reef.

Written by local enthusiast for Haikou hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Haikou hostels Jakob Lombardi

Haikou Hostel Cheatsheet

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 Haikou, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 3
Average dorm price $13
Average private room price $80
Cheapest Hostel in Haikou Haikou Banana Hostel with $6.5
Party hostels in Haikou Haikou Banana Hostel (3 in total)
Most Haikou hostels are located in Renmin DaDao, Longhua District
Average rating of all hostels 5.2

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