Chengdu Mix Hostel Backpackers
#23 Xing Hui Xi Lu Rd., Chengdu, China


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Reminder:
Dear travelers, if you book ''room en-suite'' (with shower & toilet) you will be relocated in our sister hostel ''flipflop'', it's only 3 metro stops away. Once the booking is confirmed, you will receive an email from ''flipflop''.

''9 years 'word of mouth', the pristine reason to stay here''.

History:
Mix hostel is a more than 30 years old house, history is just around the corner. Hostel is founded by Mr.Mix and inspired from his backpacking travels that's why you can feel the entire hostel is thoughtfully set up for travelers in all aspects. The powerful ''word of mouth'' helps to fill hostel since it's opened in late 2004, it was very quickly ''occupied'' by western travelers later on.

Strategic Location:
2 metro stations away from ''Mao statue'' (about 2km), few min walk to ''Wenshu monastery'' (city's largest heritage area) and 1 metro station away from ''North Railway Station'' (most of trains arrive here), stay here truly makes you connect with Chengdu's present and past and also super easy to get around the city.

Stay here, have fun:
Free walking tour (Every Monday morning)
Free city night safari (Every Wednesday evening)
Free dumpling party (Every Friday evening)
Free Majiang class (Every Saturday evening)

Tibet Permit:
Hostel has been recognized for its quick, efficient and easy handling of Tibet permits for years (see LP Tibet guidebook 7th Edition, page 91), the secret is Mix hostel shares ''Standby List'' with our sister hostel ''Lazybones'', it greatly helps to quickly find you travel buddies to share cost and be able to go asap.
4-day Lhasa: 450/pp
7-day Lhasa-E.B.C-Nepal: 2000/pp
More itineraries at travel desk, the customized itinerary is no problem.

Panda Volunteer:
The cooperation between Mix hostel and Chengdu panda breeding center benefits panda lovers to take the advantage of being an onsite volunteering workers to get close than ever connection with this almost extinct creature. Grab this rare chance by contacting us please.

On top of it, and of course, other regular regional budget tours are always available at travel desk such as ''Panda tour'', ''Yangtze river cruise'', ''Sichuan opera face changing'' and so on.

Welcome:
Our young, friendly and passionate staff at Mix hostel would proudly to have you join this traveler's family in Chengdu city!
See you soon ;)

Facilities


Directions

Landmark: ''Shenzhen Development Bank''. It's on the corner at the junction of ''Renmin Road North'' and ''Xinghui Road West''. Stay on ''Xinghui Road West'' for about 150 meters, our hostel will be on your left opposite a pharmacy and a tiny fruits shop.

Our hostel gate is very small and easy to miss if traveling by car. If after 150 meters you still can't spot us, then get out and find us on foot.

Places in Chinese:
''Xinghui Road West'' 星辉西路
''Renmin Road North'' 人民北路
''Shenzhen Development Bank''深圳发展银行

From ''North Railway Station''
-Pick-up service-
Contact hostel for pick-up service

-By taxi-
Exit train station then go straight ahead for 50 meters, you will find taxis are queuing for passengers. Ask the driver to let you at ''星辉西路任家湾23号'' (#23, Ren Jia Wan, Xinghui Road West).(12RMB)

-By metro-
Exit train station and turn left to find metro entrance on square. Take Line1 and alight at ''Renmin Rd. North'' station (2RMB). Take exit D.

You will come up onto ''1st Ring Road'' or ''Renmin Road North'' (exit is on corner with two separate stairways, each one leads you to different road). Look for American ''Amway'' store which is on the ''Renmin Road North'' side. Keep walking south on this road until you see the ''Shenzhen Development Bank'' (on the way you will pass ''Chenghua St. 成华街) on the corner at the junction of ''Xinghui Road West''. Turn left onto ''Xinghui Road West''.

Stay on ''Xinghui Road West'' for about 150 meters, our hostel will be on your left opposite a pharmacy and a tiny fruits shop.

-By bus No.55-
Exit train station and go straight ahead for about 100 meters, then turn right for another 80 meters, you'll find a big bus terminal on your left. Look for bus No.55, make sure you have changes (2 RMB) in hand since there is no conductor on the bus, Insert coins or paper money into a box when you get on.

Alight at ''South Sect.1, Renmin Road North'' bus stop (人民北路一段南站) which is opposite ''Xinghui Road West''. Crossing the road to ''Xinghui Road West'', keep walking for about 150 meters, our hostel will be on your left opposite a pharmacy and a tiny fruits shop.

From ''East Railway Station''
Very few trains arrive in this brand new train station on east 3rd ring road, at moment the best way is to take taxi. (about 40 RMB).

From ''Airport''
-Pick-up service-
Contact hostel for pick-up service

-By Taxi-
Exit airport arrival lobby you will see taxis are queuing for passengers. According to the new regulation taxi driver must use meter. Ask driver to let you at ''#23, Ren Jia Wan, Xinghui Road West'' (星辉西路任家湾23号). (Approx. 40mins-1hour, about 80 RMB)

-By airport shuttle bus 303-
Exit airport arrival lobby you will find shuttle bus 303 are parking ahead of taxi queue. 10 RMB for ticket. Get off at ''Minshan Hotel'' (岷山饭店) which is on the main avenue of Chengdu-''Renmin Road South''. Change to a taxi or take metro, the ''Jinjiang Hotel'' metro station is about 50 meters away from shuttle bus terminal on ''Renmin Road South''.

Alight at ''Renmin Rd. North''. Take Exit ''D''.

You will come up onto ''1st Ring Road'' or ''Renmin Road North'' (exit is on corner with two separate stairways, each one leads you to different road). Look for American ''Amway'' store which is on the ''Renmin Road North'' side. Keep walking south on this road until you see the ''Shenzhen Development Bank'' (on the way you will pass ''Chenghua St. 成华街) on the corner at the junction of ''Xinghui Road West''. Turn left onto ''Xinghui Road West''.

Stay on ''Xinghui Road West'' for about 150 meters, our hostel will be on your left opposite a pharmacy and a tiny fruits shop.

-By airport shuttle bus 300-
By bus 300 it takes longer to get to hostel as it picks up passengers from every single bus stop.

Exit airport arrival lobby and turn right, keep walking straight ahead for about 7 mins (about 500 meters) until you find ''Airport Public Bus Terminal''. Look for bus No.300 and alight at ''South Sect.1, Renmin Road North'' bus stop (
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