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Dazhong Hostel Backpacker

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28 Jalan Muara Takus, Medan 20151 Indonesia See on map
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
1 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Dazhong Backpackers Hostel is a cosy and affordable hostel with warm hospitality by its owner, Dazhong. Dazhong speaks some English and pretty much is an energetic yet passionate owner that ensures it's guest is well taken care of. Heated water, western/traditional bathrooms, air-conditioning (at night),...More

Thank Justin C
Reviewed 3 May 2018

We had a great stay in Medan- incredibly friendly owner went out of his way to help. We actually stayed over the road in a sister property due to overbooking, but the room was comfortable and great value so we didn't mind at all. Recommended...More

Thank Libby S
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

As a budget traveler, this hostel provided everything i needed for a very cheap price. The fan/ac was enough for comfort. There is a kitchen free for guests to use. The bathroom had soap and a shower head. Like most places in Indonesia, they have...More

Thank SallyC2589
Reviewed 22 April 2018

The place its old, dirty , depressing and no proper shower, no modern toilet and no sink . There is no single bed in the room and it's dormitary style with no window and more like the prison cell. dirty sheets and kitchen it's so...More

Thank b_kashan
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

I stayed here for my first night after landing into Medan. Accommodation is basic but cheap and well worth it. Mr Yauw spoke really good English, was very knowledgeable and pretty much helped me to plan my entire week in North Sumatra. He was happy...More

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Located within 1.7 km of Maimun Palace and 2.1 km of Medan Grand Mosque, Dazhong Backpacker's Hostel offers rooms with air conditioning and a shared bathroom in Medan. The property is around 1.9 km from Medan Mall, ...More 400 m from Cambridge City Square and a 16-minute walk from Pajak Ikan Medan. Guests can enjoy a selection of Asian dishes in the on-site restaurant. At the hostel, each room is fitted with a desk. All rooms are fitted with a coffee machine, while some rooms are fitted with a terrace and others also provide guests with garden views. All units come with a seating area. Dazhong Backpacker's Hostel offers a à la carte or American breakfast. Staff are always available to help at the reception. Plaza Medan Fair is a 17-minute walk from the accommodation. This property also has one of the best-rated locations in Medan! Guests are happier about it compared to other properties in the area. Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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US$11 - US$11 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Indonesia > Sumatra > North Sumatra > Medan
Hotel class
Number of rooms
Price range
US$11 - US$11 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Indonesia > Sumatra > North Sumatra > Medan
Traveler (8)
Room & Suite (10)
Dining (3)
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