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No.52 Dazhalan West Street, Qianmen, Xuanwu District, Beijing 100051, China (Chongwenmen)
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Ranked #25 of 530 Specialty Lodging in Beijing
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Clearwater, Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed for 4 nights due to this hostels excellent location. That was definitely a big plus. It was nice that you could also book tours through them as 2 of the tours I had booked before coming to China were canceled on me. The front desk staff was very nice and helpful and the room rate was quite affordable.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed here for three nights and I was really impressed. It has a great atmosphere and the dorm rooms are clean. The food is also lovely and the communal areas are a good way to get chatting to people.

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Brisbane, Australia
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36 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Bar here is full day and night (closes 2am) and delivers on partying and meeting loads of new friends. Great atmosphere, but smoking is permitted inside (as it is many places) if that’s a problem for you. Barman, Peter, friendly, efficient and always smiling! Tranquil indoor, open-roofed courtyard at back, between downstairs rooms, to escape if needed. Located on major... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Simple rooms & cheap beer. Don't book a tour here. It's a scam. The ancient secrid Great Wall tour (260RMB) brings you to Badaling and is totally renovated. They say it's not Badaling but on the ticket (40Rmb) and signs show that this is Badaling. Go for a more original part of the Great Wall.

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Shanghai, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First off, The Good: -It is cheap -It's got a great location really close to Tienanmen Square, The Forbidden Palace, food, shopping streets, etc. -It has a reasonably priced Great Wall that takes you to an older section of the wall that is beautiful and NOT jam packed with tourists. -Friendly atmosphere The Bad: -Despite the fact that I booked... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is the best part. Is just 5 minutes walking from Qianmen subway, Tiananmen Square and Forbidden city. Everything you need you can find on the same street of the hostel, restaurants, shops (I bought the cheapest souveniers from China there), pharmacy, Mc donalds... They have a nice bar to make new friends and to drink cheao beer, and... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I've stayed with them 1 week and I would do it again if Im in Beijing again. The number 1 superlative of theat place is its location. Is just 5min of walk from Qianmen subway st and additional 5 min to Tiananmen sq/forbidden city. Leo hostel is located on the street with all basic facilities such are restaurants, gift shops,... More

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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Stayed in a double room for 1 night in August 2014. Turned up and booked a room easily and wasn't too expensive. Positives: - Excellent location, right next to Tianamen Square and easy walking distance to shops and restaurants - clean rooms - great atmosphere, very easy to get chatting to other travellers in the bar! - wifi in bar... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This is a handy location to stay near the forbidden city and Tiananmen Square. Rooms and showers clean with plenty of facilities e.g lockers, towel hire etc. however the food service is pitifully slow and the food isn't that great, stay away from the cooked breakfasts they are not worth the money and you never get that many fries with... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

My friend and I loved staying at Leo. The atmosphere, the location and the people we met there made our stay worthwhile. The bar area is very cosy with an interesting and welcoming design. The bedroom and bathroom were both very clean, although the beds were a bit hard, but i think that's normal in China. The front desk staff... More

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Address: No.52 Dazhalan West Street, Qianmen, Xuanwu District, Beijing 100051, China
Location: China > Beijing Region > Beijing > Chongwenmen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 40
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