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No.52 Dazhalan West Street, Qianmen, Xuanwu District, Beijing 100051, China (Chongwenmen)
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Ranked #29 of 581 Specialty Lodging in Beijing
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Chambery, France
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Leo Hostel is well located, close from the Tiananmen place, the Forbidden City and the National Museum. However, this place is really overrated. Negative points: very dirty bathroom, no hot water in the dorm's bathroom, noisy (the music is very loud and there is no quiet place in this hostel), no kitchen (but of course you can buy expensive plates,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were two sisters who stayd at this hostel, we think the hostel was ok. They smoked in the restaurant, the room wasnt that clean and the toilets wasnt that fresh, the stuff wasnt that nice and helpful. But we had a good stay anyway. Really nice international street outside and the best location!

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156 reviews 156 reviews
33 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here on a tour. The location is amazing, tucked down a hutong five minutes from Tianamen Square, with options for food and shopping, traditional hutongs and other sights nearby. There is a very nice seating area and restaurant, another seating area behind with plants and fish, and a pool table upstairs. The food is very good but really... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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29 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location, staff speaks English (which is not so common in China.) If you wish for a double room for a couple it is expensive seeing as they charge per head and not per room. We arranged our trip and permit to Tibet through them as well, which tuned out great. They allow smoking indoors which is unpleasant for the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

This hostel was great about price and location. but I am doing this opinion note because I must say all the toilets and bathrooms in the hostel were absolutly DISGUSTING. the restaurant and the the common areas were really nice, but once u get into the rooms.... it is really bad that all the outside appeareance is great and then... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

Friendly English speaking staff, great location, free Wifi. The restaurant/bar area is really nice and comfy as well as reasonably priced. The secret wall tour is a must but don't expect much from the tour guide, he pretty much gets you to the wall you have 3 hours on the wall on your own, hardly any tourist around then make... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Although this hostel was clean and friendly it was freezing cold because their heating was broken. I ended up with the flu. I dont advise staying here in Winter, unless they do something substantial to address the heating problem. Also secret wall tour advertised did not run due to a problem with the car.

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Brno
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11 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Good amenities, clean and easy to reach, helpful staff. I wouldn't recommend booking train tickets through the desk though, 30 yuan per ticket is quite a big surcharge. Also, when trying to buy a SIM card, they will direct you to the China Mobile shop next door - that will most likely rip you off.

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Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Clean rooms, good facilities, perfect base for beijing exploring. Location was top notch and the atmosphere of the hostel is good. Delicious breakfast, cheap snacks and close to restaurants and supermarkets. Fast wifi as well.

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Quezon City, Philippines
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The hostel is location, the Tiananmen Square, Wangfujing Street, Night Food Market and the Forbidden City can all be accessed on foot (not exactly near, but very accessible). The hostel is easy to locate, and the metro station gives you access to the different spots in Beijing. Lots of cheap and decent food options nearby. We didn't have breakfast here,... More 

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