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Beijing Downtown Backpacker Hostel

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Ranked #4 of 530 Specialty Lodging in Beijing
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Haifa, Israel
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

An awesome place in the main street of nanluoguxiang. The only place Iv'e been to where breakfast is included (though always the same). Rooms are clean and staff are helpful. Didn't have towels or soap.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 5 nights at the start of our Chinese leg of our travels. The hostel is a few minutes walk to the metro situated within the heart of the Hutong area. The staff can help with anything you need from booking trips, train tickets to sorting out your laundry. The rooms were basic but clean, we had... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First lets get it straight that it's a hostel and not a hotel, so with this in mind, the place is pretty great. The staff are very helpful and will accommodate to your needs. It's a good place to meet people, and in a great location, easy access to the subway and all the shops and bars on Nanluoguxiang (I'd... More

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Saint-Maur-des-Fosses, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right in the Hutongs of Beijing - 250Y for a double, 350Y for a triple. Clean rooms with AC, ample hot water, the doubles a little cramped, but plenty of room in the triples. Free WiFi - often reception in the room, but their are 2 IT lounges available. They are friendly, have ALL the answers, and will organise outings... More

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Perfect choice to stay in Beijing! Excellent location - silently hidden in the authentic downtown Hutong, where mostly locals scrolling the streets in the evening. Surrounded with nice local bars, restaurants, stores, short walking distance from metro station. Helpful staff, great wifi signal, aircon in the double room, windows were facing to the silent backyard. Their trip to The Great... More

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My amazing trip to Beijing was made even better by staying in this great hostel! My room was clean and quiet (with great air con - essential in the Beijing summer heat!) I was staying on the first floor and the wifi signal in my room was good enough for me to use Skype etc so no complaints there Staff... More

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Auckland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This is a wonderful hostel situated right in the middle of a very vibrant and bustling hutong, minutes away from the metro and great food places. The room was excellent, price was great but most of all what made this hostel stand out from the rest was the staff members. Unfortunately the airline had lost my luggage somewhere in Shanghai... More

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York, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Stayed here for 3 nights on way to Mongolia and will be back for sure. Staff are super friendly even when arriving at 2am in the morning. Location is fantastic with great street vibe day and night. Two subways within an easy few minutes walk. The accommodation itself is very clean, air conditioned and includes breakfast in cafe attached next... More

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Beijing, China
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Friendly, warm staff, cheap beer, reasonably priced, and probably the best way to start exploring Beijing's hutongs & Gulou Dajie area. Beijing can be a really fast and disconnected experience if you just check into some hotel somewhere, but you meet a lot of people and really connect with a friendly and human side of the city in Nanluoguxiang. This... More

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

They have everything you need! Very clean, perfect size room, friendly and helpful staff. I can only recommend this place! A buzzing street with all sorts of shops you can imagine. Very close to the forbidden city I mean like walking distance if you dont mind to walk 😀

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Address: No.85 Nanlougu Alley, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China
Location: China > Beijing Region > Beijing > Houhai
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