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Sweet Garden Youth Hostel

No.19 Dongsi Qi Tiao, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100007, China
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Ranked #140 of 588 Specialty Lodging in Beijing
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Paris, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

Okay so, I have really mixed feelings about this hostel. No doubt about the fact that it's very very dirty. I stayed in a double room for 4 nights. The toilet was so dirty I went to buy my own bleach and gave it a good scrub. It is situated in the hutong, people call it a traditional area but... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013 via mobile

Don't stay here if you don't have to! I was booked in at Dragon King round the corner but they were full for the sat night so I moved to Sweet Garden as everywhere else local was booked up, and got a dorm bed for same price ¥70. I've stayed in lots of dorms around Asia but this one really... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

I stayed there for 6 nights with my friends. The staff was nice and helpful although their english is rather poor. But there was always someone around that could help translate :) They have a cozy common room where you can sit (with wifi). Sometimes they watch movies there in the evening. Oh, and a really cute small cat. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

Good points: helpful staff, good location with subway station close by and many eateries. Good sense of community in the communal rooms, they even showed War Horse one evening. Bad points: Room had not been cleaned, bedside table had bit of rubble on it and cigarette butt in the shower room. Hot water only lasted for 5 mins as it... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2011

The hostel is OK, it's fairly standard and it's in a good location - you can walk to Wangfujing from here and get around fairly easily. There's definitely no frills - it's cheap and the rooms are big but the people really made it for us - local people staying at the hostel at the time - cooked us dinner,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2008

First it is important to remember that hostel stay is not like hotel stay. I took a group of about 15 high school and college students for a cultural experience in Beijing for about 10 days. The Sweet Garden Hostel is rich in culture is located in a pretty good location in the city. the little alley way that you... More 

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