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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 561 Beijing B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

A family of 6 with a 2 year old son, we stayed a week in this hotel. We had a great experience. The courtyard in the East yard is such a wonderful place to unwind after a day of sightseeing. The owners are just charming, always there to please. Great food also, cooked on demand at very competitive prices. Very... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We were 3 people traveling together and management made a mistake in our bookings by offering us rooms in different buildings despite our specific request during reservation that we wanted 2 rooms in the same building. The management made no sign of good-will gesture and its only preoccupation was cashing in. After insisting they finally gave us the rooms in... More

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Guilin, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Beijing is noisy, overcrowded, and dusty. Red Lantern House is the exact opposite. Placed smack-dab in the middle of Zhengjue Hutong, Red Lantern is about a 10-minute walk from Xinjiekou (subway line 4) and Ping'anli (subway line 6) in central-western Beijing's Xicheng district. It's also a 10-minute walk to the beautiful Houhai Lake and plenty of Western bars, restaurants, and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I staid with my girlfriend in a double room in the east yard. Location is OK, if you arrive by subway, be prepared for a 10 minute walk until you reach the guesthouse. The Huton itself is nothing special, you find nicer hutongs and more authetic hutongs around Prince Goongs mansion for example. The check-in is in the main building... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Location: Good location if you want the hutong experience. 10-15 minute walk to the underground (Xinjiekou) or to Houhai Lake (it has restaurants and bars etc). Interesting to see the local people going about their daily business. If you do the popular Beijing Downtown Backpackers hike on the Great Wall like we did, it's about a 20-25 minute pleasant/interesting walk... More

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

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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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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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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Centurion, South Africa
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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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Address: No.5 Zhengjue Hutong, Xinjie Kou, Xicheng District, Beijing 100035, China
Location: China > Beijing Region > Beijing > Houhai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 65
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