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Inner City

No.20 Dachaye Hutong, Zhaodengyu Road, Xicheng District, Beijing 100034, China (Houhai)
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Ranked #6 of 529 Beijing B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A short walk from the subway at the end of a narrow laneway you will find this hidden gem. The delightful personality of owner Sammy and her staff have created a friendly atmosphere with secure and comfortable rooms and shared central courtyard and other facilities. It's only 100m away from a large traditional Chinese market that will consume your senses.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the Inner City hostel in December 2013. I was studying in Hong Kong and decided to make a short trip to the capital of China before the semester was over. The communication with the hostel personnel was very good. I got an email with all the necessary information on how to get to the hostel from the... More

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Taipei, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

stayed 3 nights here in Jan 2014, overall it's a nice hostel with friendly staffs and quiet environment. Situated in a narrow hutong which is hidden and not easy to find at first time, but outside there are a few shops selling local/street food and a traditional market where you can buy fresh produce if you want to cook in... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at inner city in sep 2013 for the first week of our long term travels. We found the hostel to be in an excellent location, hidden away in a local Hutong area with the charm of a traditional Beijing home. The staff here made our week in Beijing so enjoyable. They are all so friendly and welcoming, they... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

We had the good fortune to stay at INNer City Hostel for 6 nights while we explored the amazing city of Beijing. The hostel is a little hidden however it was no trouble to find thanks to the directions we received in our confirmation email. The ladies that run the hostel are all lovely and went above and beyond to... More

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Lodz, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Great place, full of chinese culture and atmosphere. Based within traditional hutong's area which makes this hostel wonderful place to stay. This was our first stop during our trip to China, we were welcomed with traditional chinese dinner and lovely hosts! Greetings for Sammy and Yang! :-) I wonder do you work there still? ;-) Greetings from Poland! Ola&Wiktor

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Tianjin, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

This was our third stay with our three children. We live in Tianjin, just a short train ride away, and after our first stay we decided that we absolutely must return at least every spring and fall, just to be with the people again and in that atmosphere. When we first arrived, and we were walking from the subway station,... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

I have stayed here for several nights during the summer of 2012. It was my first stop in China. I really enjoyed my stay at Inner City. The staff were welcoming and enthousiastic and the atmosphere of the hostel was very vibrant and safe. During my stay the other guests were mainly of Chinese origin and I was invited to... More

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Toronto, Ontario
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

We stayed two nights while visiting Beijing. We really enjoyed having the common area to relax, read and play board games in the evening. The staff were friendly and generally helpful. We were told breakfast was included but were a bit disappointed that it was just a help-yourself toast and hot soy milk. One thing we really enjoyed was the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

Inner City is a simple and small Chinese hostel in a hutong in west central Beijing. My room was small and cluttered, with a tiny bathroom (a large shower with a built in WC and basin would be the best description) and a slightly uncomfortable bed and hygiene and cleanliness are definitely below Western standards. It is relatively cheap and... More

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Also Known As:
Inner City Hotel Beijing
Inner City Hotel
Address: No.20 Dachaye Hutong, Zhaodengyu Road, Xicheng District, Beijing 100034, China
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Location: China > Beijing > Houhai
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Ranked #6 of 529 B&Bs / Inns in Beijing
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