crashin spot in hk

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  1. ikemen

    ikemen Well-Known Member

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    bloody budget flight got delayed on the timing and i ended up with an extra night in hk.
    anyone knows some REALLY cheap places to crash just for a bed and shower?
     


  2. Matt

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    it's super ghetto, but in TST you can stay in any of the guest houses in Chung King Mansion at 44 Nathan Rd. A bunch of Indian/Pakistanis/Nigerians will accost u as soon as you walk past and solicit you with rooms. Very cheap.
     


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    it's super ghetto, but in TST you can stay in any of the guest houses in Chung King Mansion at 44 Nathan Rd. A bunch of Indian/Pakistanis/Nigerians will accost u as soon as you walk past and solicit you with rooms. Very cheap.

    +1, Though do be warned, super ghetto is an understatement.

    Also, you could say that you visited/slept in a piece of movie history.
     


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    ghetto.. does that mean my safety will be at risk when i sleep?
    i dont mind if it's just dust & trash.
     


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    no, it's safe. You will have a small windowless room with a small private bathroom.
     


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    +1, Though do be warned, super ghetto is an understatement.

    Also, you could say that you visited/slept in a piece of movie history.


    A super understatement.

    ghetto.. does that mean my safety will be at risk when i sleep?
    i dont mind if it's just dust & trash.


    Safe is a relative term.

    HK is a fabulous and fun city and you'd don't want to ruin it sleeping there. go to the YMCA in TST.
     


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    Chungking Mansions actually isn't nearly as bad as it used to be. I was in there a few months ago and the sleaze factor is way down.

    That said, it's still pretty ghetto. If you have 20-25 bucks you can swing a decent room at any number of guesthouses in either Kowloon or Hong Kong Island.

    But if you're there for only a night stay steal someone's credit card on Nathan Road and use it to stay at the Peninsula.
     


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    Chungking Mansions actually isn't nearly as bad as it used to be. I was in there a few months ago and the sleaze factor is way down.

    That said, it's still pretty ghetto. If you have 20-25 bucks you can swing a decent room at any number of guesthouses in either Kowloon or Hong Kong Island.

    But if you're there for only a night stay steal someone's credit card on Nathan Road and use it to stay at the Peninsula.


    Can't imagine how it used to be.

    And stay in a suite if you get a cc!!!
     


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    ahh, I did a night there a few months back. Got in late, SPB Lady got in the next morning and her company was putting us up somewhere nice, I went, I slept, I left.

    I wouldn't rush back, and I am a long way off actually recommending the place, but if you are desperate to spend almost nothing and just sleep a few hours off, it's not so bad.
     


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    Just hit up LKF and spend the night sitting outside Lok Yuen. [​IMG]

    Too many of those in days...
     


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    When I'm in HK, I always stay at Dragon Hostel, Room 707, 7/F Sincere House, 83 Argyle Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong. It's HK$210 a night or HK$240 if you want en-suite. It's clean, a good deal less ghetto than Chungking Mansions, and best of all no persistant tailor, hashish and fake Rolex touts everywhere. http://www.dragonhostel.com/ I find the TST part of Nathan Road to be such a hateful place and is strictly for unwitting tourists, much prefer Mong Kok. This is real 'Hong Kong' IMO.
     


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    thanks all.
    booked a place at CWB hostel for 45euro instead, figured there're more restaurants i wanna check out in the area (lung kee roast meat!); just gotta make sure i kept my EG mtos away from my roommates coz it's an ensuite.
     


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    maybe i should hang more at hostels, lots of hot young girls~!
     


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