Dragon Town Hostel

Authors: Go Chengdu

2016-06-02

Since Dragon Town opened in 2002, it has drawn thousands of foreign travelers around the world.
Dragon Town Hostel stands out among the many youth hostels in Chengdu and is recommended by LonelyPlanet.
The hostel is located in the heart of the famous Wide and Narrow Alleys (Kuan and Zhai Alleys) , a site of a cluster of old constructions that showcases the old Chengdu life in the downtown area. Its favorable location provides easy accessibility to tourist attractions and places of interest, and the People’s Park and Tianfu Square are within minutes’ walk.
Since Dragon Town opened in 2002, it has drawn thousands of foreign travelers around the world, and it has opened a subsidiary, the Loft Design Hostel, in the nearby Xiaotongxiang Street.
Dragon Town Hostel has an English-language website: http://www.lofthostel.com/. “Dragon Town hostels provide not only accommodation, but also a platform for young people from the world to meet and exchange ideas,” said the boss of Dragon Town Zhao Wei.
"I came to know the hostels because of recommendations from my friends, but now I am obsessed by the surroundings. It shows us a unique look of old Chengdu,” said Michael from the US, who enjoys himself in the nearby bars and the Starbucks.
Here you can hear young people talking in Chinese, English, French, Arabic or other languages. “I like the free and relaxing atmosphere here. I can make many friends from all over the world. Next week, I will go to Jiuzhaigou with a new friend I’ve made here,” said Malik, an Israeli young man who has stayed in Dragon Town for two weeks.
The wall in front of the Reception are full of posts and comments in different languages. “The location is good. It’s in an old alley with a quiet courtyard. I like the place with Chinese ancient buildings, and this is also a place where I can make new friends,” said a post by Jimpson Emily Grace from the UK.

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