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Chinese Box Courtyard Hostel

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Honefoss, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hostel staff is very nice and helpful. Further on this hostel is great for meeting other travelers. I think it's been one of the most social hostels I've stayed at so far on my travels. The common rooms are great for relaxing or being social. The showers are good, and the toilets are ok. I had a great time... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel is perfect for those searching for a quiet and relaxed hostel on a central location in Beijing. Because it's hidden in a small and quiet Hutong is has that really genuine relaxed courtyard atmosphere. We took the Great Wall tour to Mutianyu through this hostel which I can recommend. There's no shopping or other tourist traps involved so... More 

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Ware, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came here after a pretty mental week long tour to chill out and absolutely loved it. It's nice and quiet and tucked away down a really cool hutong which is way better than the touristy areas around tiananmen! If you're planning on having some big nights out this probably isn't the place for you, but for a really chilled... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice clean, quiet hostel in a hutong. Friendly and helpful staff who answer your e-mails very quickly. I was in a 6 bed dorm. It has lockers and good Wifi. The shower is great and the toilets are clean. There is also a laundry machine. Great atmosphere. They send you directions on how to get there. I still got lost.... More 

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Como, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

I've been to Beijing many times and this is definitely the best hotel ever if you want the intimate neighbor of hutongs together with a clean room. The staff is great as the location and the offering of free extras like bike rental and dumplings night on friday. I needed a shower before my night Train and they let me... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

There is good reason that Chinese Box has the top spot on Trip Advisor. You will love the homely, welcoming, easy going and social atmosphere of this place, as well as the charming younger staff, who are all very happy to help you plan your time while staying in Beijing. While there is some disorganisation and forgetfulness with some of... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

I truly enjoyed my stay in this hostel for four days ! Thank you so much My accommodation was upgraded to double room despite the absence of my travel partner. I feel warmest welcome by the two pretty and young front end service staff , they impressed me so much as they are truly sincere to give me travel tips... More 

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Saratoga, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

I stayed at Chinese Box Courtyard for 3 nights in a 6 bed dorm. The room was tight, but nice. The bathroom and shower facilities were good too. The overall feel of Chinese Box Courtyard Hostel was great! The facilities were calm, relaxing, and comfortable-- a perfect escape from the hot and busy streets of Beijing. The staff at the... More 

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

I really enjoyed my stay at the Chinese Box courtyard hostel, the staff were so friendly and accommodating. The rooms are clean and comfortable (I was in the dorm) and the showers were far better than my own shower at home. It's conveniently placed in a quiet Hutong, 5 mins walk from Xisi Subway station and a 30 min walk... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

No complaints at all. We got one of the expensive rooms ($80/night). The bed was huge and the full bathroom was very nice. Everything was clean and the included breakfast was good. The staff were all awesome and very helpful. This had been a great place to rest when we aren't running around like crazy people trying to see all... More 

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A traditional & modern Beijing Courtyard hostel located in the heart of OLD BEIJING hutong area, offers tons of travel information/ free activities/ tours/chinese courses ...Especially suitable for the people who likes to discover local people life with a very comfortable stay. THIS is a real HOME away from home... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chinese Box Courtyard Hostel

Address: No.52 Xisibei 2 Tiao Hutong, Xicheng District | No. 52 Xisibei 2 Tiao Hutong, Beijing 100035, China
Location: China > Beijing > Xidan
Price Range: $21 - $89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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