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Beijing Downtown Backpacker Hostel

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No. 85 Nanluogu Alley, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100009, China
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Edinburgh
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39 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did not actually stay at Downtown Backpackers, but organised our day at the Great Wall of China with them. We wanted to do the Jinshanling to Simatai section of the wall. Some prices for a day at the Wall from Beijing city centre are INSANE. We got such a good price (250RMB pp) which was superb. It did make... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our stay at this hostel. We spent 5 nights in a 6 bedroom dorm style room with ensuite. The rooms and hostel were very clean (cleaned daily), the staff was very helpful and spoke English which was beneficial to our travel. We went on the Mutiyana Great Wall fun tip which was awesome- the guide was great, included... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Downtown backpackers was phenomenal! Central in location, close to shops, supermarket, banks, subway and much more! The staff are friendly and extremely helpful from their general knowledge of the area to booking trips and arranging transport. We also got a super map of the area on arrival, which were a huge help! A friend and I stayed in the 8man... More 

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Hong Kong SAR
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105 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Pros: Located within 10mins walk from metro station(if there is no crowd on the street,when the street starts to get busy,you need to take double of time to squeeze in and move) Tips:Just get out of Exit E and then walk straight.If you get out from Exit A or B,you need to cross the road and you will see the... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

This is a hostel located in a very good location in famous Beijing shopping hutong - Nanluoguxiang, the hostel staff is extremely helpful with their friendly service making sure we are comfortable with our stay at the hostel, arranging tour packages to great wall etc. We signed up for great wall package to Mutianyu section of the great wall and... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

Stayed at the Beijing Downtown Backpackers and I felt right at home. From the airport pickup to the Great Wall tour, even how to navigate the subway..it was a very nice introduction to China. I will stay with them in my future travels to Beijing. Thank you Doris, Jerry (the driver who picked me up at the airport) and the... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

So I wasnt expecting much having never been to Beijing before but being to other parts of China and I was pleasantly surprised. The Backpacker Hostel was smack bang in the middle of a really cool place, the Nanluogu area seems to be where it's at right now. so it was great to be in the heart of it. lots... More 

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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

We booked this hostel in advance and I'm glad we did because it was full when we arrived. The hostel has an amazing location because it's near the subway or you can also walk to nearest attractions (we did and it was great). But... it's located in the most crowded area that I can imagine. The street where it's located... More 

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Zachary P, Manager at Beijing Downtown Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for all your details. Thank you for the advice for the breakfast. We'll try our best to make difference. Thanks again! More 

Manila, Philippines
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

We arrived in Beijing at around 2am. The Hostel offers airport pick up for around 200 CNY / car. The driver was already waiting for us at the airport's waiting area when we arrived. It was very convenient. When we arrived at the hotel, check in was easy. and we were able to rest in our room quickly. The staff... More 

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Zachary P, Manager at Beijing Downtown Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your appreciation. We'll try our best to make it better! More 

Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

Located in the heart of the Nanluoguxiang hutong, Beijing Downtown Backpackers is a great place to stay. It's a short walk from the subway station and is near all the amenities a traveler would need. Staff are unobtrusive and helpful and the hostel has a great Great Wall tour to a remote section where the tourist hordes don't go. Common... More 

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