Situated just beside the famous West Lake, Mingtown Hangzhou Youth Hostel offers simple yet cosy accommodation and free Wi-Fi in public areas. It features traditional Chinese architecture and decoration, and a garden where guests can relax. Mingtown Youth Hostel is a 13-minute walk from Changqiao Park near the West Lake and a 5-minute drive from Leifeng Pagoda Scenic Area. Hangzhou Railway Station is a 10-minute drive away. Guests can play billiards, use the computer in the lobby for free, or spend some quiet reading time in the library. Ticketing, laundry and a 24-hour front desk are provided. Guests get to choose between staying in lively shared rooms, or in a quiet private room. All rooms come with both heating and air conditioning facilities. Western food can be enjoyed at the hostel’s on-site café.