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Singapore, Singapore
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49 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel - cum - hotel is small and cosy and is located in a traditional Chinese hutong area. It is not too far Xisi MTR station (Exit A) on line 4 but the walk from MTR can be a bit too long especially during winter. The room is nice and we stayed in a family room (upgraded from double... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tucked down a local Hutong you will find this cheerful friendly Hostel. Less than 10min walk to subway makes it easy to get around the sprawling city that is Beijing. Rooms dorm or doubles, clean, beds very firm. Common Room with Dumpling Party on a Friday, breakfast is served and friends are made over a chat at any time. Helpful... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

Small hostel located in a hutong area. Has everything you need and the staff were extremely friendly. Can help you organizing tours and tickets if you need. Rooms were clean and not to crowded and the facilities were just basic but all you need.

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Shanghai, China
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Stayed there for 3 nights! We arrived during the night and the staff was still really friendly! The breakfast ist alright, maybe a bit too less. There is a free refill water machine and you can use the computer which has got VPN. If you have any concerns, just ask the staff, he or she will definitely help you! They... More 

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Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Nice place to stay and an amazing lifestyle to get to know as the hostel is located in a Hutong area. So you can make a check on your first sightseeing point, visiting a Hutong, by just living in one. What a great feeling. The hostel owner checked us in at 3am, so he is very helpful and a very... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

The people working here are very friendly and helpfull. If you need anything (directions, tickets, taxi etc.) you'll get all the help you need here. We stayed in double-private-room which is very clean and nice (although a bit pricey). We enjoyed out stay very much!

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Honefoss, Norway
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Reviewed September 12, 2016 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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17 reviews
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Reviewed September 1, 2016

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed August 28, 2016 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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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed August 24, 2016

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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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: $16 - $64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“The family room (3 persons) has a spacious bathroom with an excellent shower;”
 of 5 bubbles Jordy_Amsterdam, Sep 1, 2016 | Read review
“Book the double room if you want some privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles rong451, Mar 16, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles 749johanb, Dec 16, 2015 | Read review
“I slept in both 109 and 107 and preferred 109.”
 of 5 bubbles mariabL5429UR, Mar 16, 2015 | Read review
“I stayed in a single, which was outfitted with a bathroom and great heating system. Perfect size for a single person. Highly recommended.”
 of 5 bubbles katyo16, Nov 6, 2014 | Read review
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