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Beijing 161 Hotel

2.5 of 5 Hostel   |   No.161 Dongsi Lishi Alley, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100010, China (Tian'anmen / Wangfujing)
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Ranked #9 of 530 Specialty Lodging in Beijing
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed 3 nites here and found it is a good budget strategic hostel....there are many shops and restaurants around incl muslim's restaurant. The places located in the shopping areas and also near Subway station...recommended for backpacker traveller....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I rate this excellent because of the value you get for your money and location. Do not stay here expecting 4 or 5 star service. The little cafe is great, excellent coffee and cheap beer. The upstairs eating area is comfortable and eclectic. The hotel is located in a good area with easy access to the metro. We had the... More

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Perth, Australia
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24 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This hotel generally met my expectations, the room was average size, a bit dirty - didn't look vacuumed to say the least and there was a fair bit of mould in the bathroom, but for the low price of the economy room I wasn't expecting too much. However this hotel does have great staff, all the receptionists have good English,... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This is a great little hotel, the staff are very helpful and obliging. The cafe serves good snacks and coffee all day/night. Its a little bit quirky in a nice way. The Hotel rooms are good, quite large for the price. Very clean and comfortable. Good food to be had in the street/alley, really enjoyed our stay. We walked from... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Great hotel, beautiful staff ,clean room ,pretty big room size, great location, 100% stay here again. Amazing coffee, nice place to relax and get away from the crazy streets of beijing. Restaurant next door on the right side really good too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Stayed here during my long stop over, 3 days...few people speak very good English... My room was quiet even with the close proximity to the underground train.. COLD a/c, reliable wifi, safe surroundings, 5 mins walk to the metro... "Louise" helped in receiving a package for me after I have left! Then forwarded it to my country... This is a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Nice little hotel in a very central location. It's close to the metro, one stop away from the bell tower area which has many nice bars and restaurants. Also close to the forbidden city and it's located in an atmospheric hutong. The room we had was not big, but very clean and with an excellent airco. The staff organised a... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We were in double and twin rooms, cozy, clean, with some extra like slippers, Shampoo and Shower Gel. Daily change of towels. Very well located in a hutong in the downtown area. Metro stop just a few steps. Western breakfast at affordable price. Recreational areas with interesting decor.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014 via mobile

Lovely hostel with small sunny patio, nice cafe area and good bar joined on. We loved the authentic hutong location - old style alley where local people live. Spent Y900 - £90 in western district tepanyaki restaurant one night then next night got better food and great beer in a local restaurant for Y160 - £4 each. The hostel is... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

The hotel has standard but clean rooms. The staff is very nice and helpful. The hotel's proximity to Dongsi subway station makes it a great starting place for tours through Beijing. Go and buy a Yikatong and charge it with not more than Y100. It's great to use the subway with this IC card (it's like London's Oyster card)

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Address: No.161 Dongsi Lishi Alley, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100010, China
Location: China > Beijing Region > Beijing > Tian'anmen / Wangfujing
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Beijing 161 Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 46
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