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Red Lantern House

No.5 Zhengjue Hutong, Xinjie Kou, Xicheng District, Beijing 100035, China (Houhai)
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Ranked #8 of 529 Beijing B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Shanghai, China
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family booked an ensuite for 4 nights. The location could not have been better, as Red Lantern House is located in a historic hutong, we got an excellent view of old Beijing. The small streets make it incredibly quiet and the privacy afforded by the courtyard style allowed my family to sit each evening in the East yard courtyard... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We've stayed five nights in a dorm. Our dorm was big and clean and well decorated. The shared bathroom was basic (hot shower but small and not very clean). The breakfast was not included for us (staying in dorm) and it was very good, although a little bit expensive compared to other places. The staff had good English skills and... More

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238 reviews 238 reviews
42 hotel reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

My wife and I stayed here in January, and the staff were helpful, friendly, and the guesthouse was so quiet. It was also well located as it was only a 15 min walk to the nearest metro stop. There were some negatives though: the rooms were really small, the power outlets were super sketchy, and the bathrooms/showers are really far... More

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Hamburg, Germany
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Home away from home? Almost more than that. My home in Beijing. It is beautiful here. The courtyard is filled with lanterns and flowers and lampions and fish ponds and aquarien and at night you hear the water quietly, peacefully gurgle, it is so calm and nice and wonderful. The showers and volcanically hot which is heaven in hellish cold... More

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Irene, South Africa
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

In the Hutongs this authentic hostel was a great find. Incredibly we'll positioned, close to most Beijing sites, close to the metro, close to great eating places. Comfortable, clean, a warm homely atmosphere. Although a supposedly a backpackers, it is more like a small hotel. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

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Navan, Meath, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

I just can't say enough good things about this family run place. From the start, they were kind, welcoming, helpful and endlessly hospitable. Its also spotlessly clean, and the food is good. I will definitely be back.

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Durban, South Africa
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17 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

We spent 2 nights at the hotel on the recommendation of our travel agent. It is miles from the hub of the city centre of Being life. If one arrives at night you have to walk down a dingy, dark street to get to the hotel. The beds are extremely hard to sleep on. The towels in the bathroom were... More

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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

I have now visited Beijing three times since summer 2013, every time staying at the Red Lantern. There are two properties, this review is about the main building in the Hutongs. It's well located, mid way between three underground stations, lines 2 & 4, so pretty central. Buses are frequent too. The hostel is on two levels with rooms opening... More

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47 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

We stayed here for 4 nights and really loved this place. It was a bit of a mission to find the place from the metro station as they have incorrect directions listed on their website but we called them and they guided us in as we were only a few minutes away. It is located a few hundred metres down... More

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Sydney, Australia
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35 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We stayed here 4 nights and were happy with everything this place had to offer. We did have trouble finding this place from the train station but once we did, we were impressed! It's in a great location near shops and restaurants and a few blocks down is a touristy hutong which is well worth the visit. We loved the... More

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Also Known As:
Red Lantern House Hotel Beijing
Red Lantern House Hotel
Address: No.5 Zhengjue Hutong, Xinjie Kou, Xicheng District, Beijing 100035, China
Location: China > Beijing > Houhai
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Ranked #8 of 529 B&Bs / Inns in Beijing
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