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Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Cheap hotel price. I stayed with my family and from 2 rooms that I booked, they changed it to 1 room only. But they refunded the money to me. I expect that this is a separate place or hotel but this is just a part of one building and they are renting the rooms also on the building and convert...

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 21 September 2016

I booked this place through Agoda, indicating it was a hotel. But it was a far cry from one. My family was really disappointed. At least the owner was nice, and I slept comfortable through all 4 nights.

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Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

Cheapest on booking.com! Really small private room without window and loud air conditioning. A bit hard to find! The toilet and shower are installed at the same place, but we were told thats quite normal for HK! There's not always english speaking staff at reception, so we had to wait for a long time and came back again. We had...

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Morbi, India
Reviewed 8 November 2015

On 7th floor at Nathan Road, Opp Hotel Nathan, budget rate room, breakfast included, wifi free available dorm rooms available clean, small and good room there just near of MacD, Behind of temple street, just near and walking for temple street go to anytime as you wish....

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Hong Kong is notoriously fickle with hostel prices, especially weekends. Golden Island came in as a useful stop-gap a couple of times when other places were full or overpriced. Jessie the owner is reasonably friendly, if not especially attentive. Vicky her assistant likewise. There is a scattiness apparent re access to dorms (e.g. never offered a key & had to...

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Reviewed 8 October 2015

I don't know what about other rooms but our was small, only place for bed. The bathroom was tiny and there is actually no real shower, just the head! But the room seems pretty new and clean, staff was friendly even that little english or almost non and the location is excellent!!! Aftel all it's a cheap hotel and you...

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Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

I would like to give a thumbs up for this accommodation. Centrally located in the heart of Tsim Tsa Tsui. Fit for budget travelers. Jessie the receptionist was very polite and was very helpful in all our needs especially how to find good deals in HK.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

This is a pretty basic place but it has everything that you need. The main lady is really friendly and helpful. I did not love the fact that you have a shower exactly where the loo is but that is not a big deal. Reasonable cost and it is in a great location.

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Shanghai, China
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Small, but clean room with bath and AC, friendly stuff, price very reasonable. A little noisy and quite thin walls, but it is worth really staying here. Compared to other guesthouses that have a lot of doubtful "businessmen" that are stayng at the entrance offering you cheap and fake goods... Great location, subway station Yau Ma Tei very near, from...

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 April 2015 via mobile

Very expensive for what you get. The hot water went out after 5 minutes of use which was highly annoying if there are 2 of you. We was woken up every morning by sounds of drilling from the floor below or by the people next door as the walls are paper thin and you can hear every slight sound. Both...

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Jordan / Yau Ma Tei
The Jordan and Yau Ma Tei neighbourhood is where you will find some of the more authentic areas of Hong Kong. Not as glamourous or busy as its neighbours Mong Kok to the north or Tsim Sha Tsui to the south, Yau Ma Tei is often mistakenly overlooked by visitors on their trips to Hong Kong. Exploring parts of this area makes you feel like you’ve been transported back in time. A large part of the neighbourhood draws from the rich history of Temple Street, stretching from Jordan to Yau Ma Tei, where a mix of dai pai dongs (outdoor restaurants), market stalls, fortune tellers and old karaoke bars bring out the history and culture of the area. The neighbourhood is a showcase of diversity – different ethnicities, cultures, and a mix of old and new.
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Golden Island Guesthouse (GIG) is newly decorated in 2008 and located in Nathan Road where is the heart of commercial and entertainment district in Kowloon. We're nearby Jordan MTR Station and Yaumatei MTR Station, and can be easily accessed by most of major public transportation from/to anywhere in Hong Kong . We provide clean and comfortable accommodation to budget travelers at most affordable price. All the rooms are equipped with private bathroom, television, telephone and FREE WIFI internet access. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Golden Island Guesthouse

Address: Room 1-2, 7/F Alhambra Building, No.383-385 Nathan Road, Yaumatei, Hong Kong, China
Region: China > Hong Kong > Jordan / Yau Ma Tei
Price Range: £22 - £47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 36
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Golden Island Guesthouse Hong Kong
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“Make sure to ask the hotel prior to your stay”
 of 5 bubbles Ichan0019, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with windows. They do have them!”
  • No cistern lid
  • Two Double Beds
 of 5 bubbles TeeGalacio, 21 Feb 2014 | Read review
“If you go with 2, a double room is better and a twin room”
 of 5 bubbles phuonghuyen20, 4 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Tell Jessie what you need!”
 of 5 bubbles MEJT, 1 Jun 2011 | Read review
“make sure you get a newly renovated room”
  • no showerscreen, dingy and unclean bathroom
  • the bed on the right - frame is falling apart
 of 5 bubbles feeebz, 10 May 2011 | Read review
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