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Peking International Youth Hostel

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No.113-2 Nanluogu Alley, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006, China
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Winterthur, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Short term booking made due to cancelled flight. A worker picked us up at the close metro station. Colorful nice hostel, lot of atmosphere with lots of flowers. Rooms good, clean, reasonable size. Great roof restaurant and bar, rather pricy but very nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located ideally in one of the Hutongs, this hostel is also only a 5 minute walk from the metro. Easy to spot it's covered in flowers making it extremely inviting. The beds were clean and comfy and the staff were very helpful. Would definitely recommend.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We stayed a family of four in a 3-pax room without problems. Kids 8 years old. Place is clean, cosy and friendly. No meals included and the restaurant is to expensive in our opinion. But there are tons of options right outside the door. What you get is a prime location, a clean room with a nice toilet and bath.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

Staying in Beijing was made wonderful by staying in this cosy hostel. I don't enjoy large cities, but Beijing is a must-visit on any first trip to China because of the important cultural and historical attractions. PYH is located in one of the busier Hutongs (right on the corner of Nanluoguxiang and Yu'er). This is a lively spot all day/night... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

this is not a review of the hostel. But rather a review of the great wall expedition offered by the hostel. whatever you do, do NOT take it. in a bus load of people, every single person was utterly disappointed with the company. the tour guide was abominable, shared incorrect information about the wall which severely impacted how much of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Overlooking the walking market this rooftop space is awesome here on a warm May evening. They feature an extensive list of food, drinks, cocktails and beer. Plus quite a selection of deserts. The 2nd and 1st floors look like great places to hang out as well.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is the best hostel in Beijing! Full of life, always warm, rooms are clean and quiet, in a fantastic area and has great service. Restaurant is heavily westernised and on the more expensive side, but is delicious. Head outside turn left and follow the walking street aprox 400m until you see a Buddha, enter this alley and find a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Absolutely great! Location was right on a bustling alley filled with food stalls, bars and shops and 3 minute walk from metro stop so super easy to get around Beijing. Hostel staff were super nice and helpful. Delicious cafe, very cheap and beautifully decorated with masses of flowers! Nice clean rooms. I had a brilliant stay here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This place is absolutely lovely with clean dorms and bathrooms/showers, actual common areas, best bed I've slept in in China and great and helpful staff. I would definitely recommend it to someone not on a very tight budget. This since you kind of get what you pay for and this place is probably the most expensive one I've stayed in... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The staff were very helpful and spoke good english. The room was basic but clean, quite and comfortable. The attached restaurant was good and there was also a roof top terrace, though it was a little chilly to sit out much in March. More atmosphere than a regular hotel and right in the middle of an interesting hutong. Also close... More 

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