TripAdvisor Reviews Gangdao Hotel Beihai
Travel Blogs from Beihai
... was a small bus station, but it was actually a place to chill out and look at China. Possibly with animosity? I don't know.
I tried to get a ride on the tourist buses there, but they wouldn't let me, so I walked down the road until I found a public bus back to the city. Then, I took another bus to the bus station where I could catch another bus in the morning at 6:30 a.m. to Long San. Perfect.
I chose a hotel at ...
at the back of a shop selling dried fish and sharp cooking knives – this area
is known for its stainless steel knives. I check the tap above the sink but it
is just a dribble – can’t wash off there. I go outside and buy a large bottle
of water to pour over me; this will be my shower
Our day at the beach draws to a close and we head off to a
restaurant, the floating one where we took the boat trip. This is naturally a
... change all of it. Fab! After this he took me to the bus station so I could book my ticket. Then I asked if he could drop me somewhere for dumplings as that felt like an appropriate last meal! After food we returned back to the hostel, where I read, packed and pottered about until bed. The cuties at the hostel also came to my room to ask wether they could have a photo with me so that they wouldn't forget me! ...
After a delicious lie in I went for a walk along the sea. After being sufficiently frozen from the wind I headed to the old quarter. Here there were loads of strange statues and people selling deep fried fishy/seafoody carb things. I tried one and think it was probably giant fish balls, so it was yummy. After popping into some shops and narrowly missing being set on fire by some hooligans who were setting off fire crackers for no apparent reason, I got ...
... not like on Google maps anymore and we had to find it out the hard way walking there and back again, so safe yourself the hussel and spend the 10RMB for the ride. Don't ask for the Seahome Youth Hostel none of the drivers knows it, for obvious reasons its just called the Red House or "Hong Fang Zi".
You will find nice rooms, free wifi, a pool table, playstation and if the ...