Stay in the heart of Suzhou Excellent location – show map

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Housed in a historic building, Mingtown Suzhou Youth Hostel features classic Chinese-style architecture and simple accommodations with wooden furnishings. The Humble Administrator’s Garden is a 15-minute walk away. Free Wi-Fi is available in public areas.

Mingtown Youth Hostel is a 10-minute walk from the shopping belt of Guanqian Street and a 15-minute drive from Suzhou Railway Station. Suzhou Zoo is a 17-minute walk away.

Guests get to choose between staying in lively shared rooms, or in a quiet private room. All rooms come with air conditioning, a writing desk and a seating area. A telephone and an electric kettle are also included.

Guests can play billiards, use laundry services and use free Wi-Fi in the lobby bar. Luggage storage is provided at the 24-hour front desk.

Guests can eat at the on-site restaurant.

This is our guests' favorite part of Suzhou, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Mingtown Suzhou Youth Hostel has been welcoming guests since Dec 17, 2012

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Suzhou, this property has an excellent location score of 9.7!

Breakfast Info

Continental, Italian, Vegetarian, Asian, American


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4 reasons to choose Mingtown Suzhou Youth Hostel

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
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  • Hi! Are you accepting bookings from foreigners living in China? I'm planning on traveling to Suzhou over Chinese New Year--I live in Beijing (Chaoya...
    Hello, we are open for business during the Spring Festival and welcome you very much.
    Answered on January 26, 2021
  • Do the twin room have a western sit toilet( private)
    Answered on January 13, 2020
  • Are sheets and towels included?
    Answered on October 7, 2019
  • Is it quiet at night?
    Answered on September 3, 2019
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?
    Front desk can borrow
    Answered on October 7, 2019
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Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
Located in the historic old town

Suzhou's historic center is a "water town" – think idyllic canals lined with lanterns and crossed by antique bridges, with the pagodas of old temples hanging overhead.

1 Restaurant On Site


    Food: American, Chinese, British

    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, High tea

Amenities of Mingtown Suzhou Youth Hostel
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Convenience store on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Chinese
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Mingtown Suzhou Youth Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 11:00 PM


12:00 AM - 12:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Cash only

This property only accepts cash payments.

The fine print

Guests are required to show a valid government-issued ID card or passport upon check-in.

Please note that only private rooms can accommodate 1 child under 8 years old for free using existing bed.

Please inform Mingtown Suzhou Youth Hostel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

This property reserves the right to release the room after 6:00 PM on the day of check-in. Guests planning to arrive after this time should contact the property directly. The property's contact info can be found in the confirmation email.

Restaurant is closed from Sun, Oct 20, 2019 until Mon, Oct 28, 2019

FAQs about Mingtown Suzhou Youth Hostel

  • The prices at Mingtown Suzhou Youth Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Mingtown Suzhou Youth Hostel by:

    • Taxi 45min

  • Check-in at Mingtown Suzhou Youth Hostel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 AM.

  • Guests staying at Mingtown Suzhou Youth Hostel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Italian
    • Vegetarian
    • Asian
    • American
    • À la carte

  • Mingtown Suzhou Youth Hostel is 3 miles from the center of Suzhou.

  • Mingtown Suzhou Youth Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Live sports events (broadcast)

  • Mingtown Suzhou Youth Hostel has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant