Dalian hostels are R160/night, on average. However, you may find that prices fluctuate depending on the time of year. In February is often the cheapest month to book, and in January is the most expensive month to book a hostel in Dalian. Our users recently found hostels for R50/night - which is currently the lowest price. Keep in mind that we would consider anything in Dalian for R160/night or less a good deal.
Staying in a Dalian hostel has many benefits, including cost savings, proximity to the centre of the city, a social and laid-back atmosphere, and similar amenities to hotels (such as Wi-Fi, continental breakfast, or 24/7 check-in). Hostels in Dalian tend to attract younger, solo travellers, but they can be great for couples and families as well.