123 Mount Davis Path, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
NileGuide Expert tip:
There are vegetarian options nearby, or your can always grab a starbucks in the village. The site is a five to ten minute walk from the Ngong Ping bus station.
This clean and charming hostel atop Mt. Davis has one stunning asset: its fantastic ocean view, which parallels the magnificence of the view from nearby Victoria Peak. The best part is, you can enjoy this view on a budget. The hostel's proprietors keep their prices low, often in exchange for guests doing a small chore to help things run smoothly. Indeed, you can't say you weren't treated like family!
Despite its proximity to the gimmicky, tourist trap Ngong Ping village and cable car ride. In addition to dorm rooms, there are 25 spots available for camping. Besides visiting the Big Buddha and Po Lin Monastary, popular activities around here include hiking along the island or up the Lantau Peak for a stunning sunrise view, or a gentler stroll around the tea gardens and Wisdom path.