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Chinese Box Courtyard Hostel

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No.52 Xisibei 2 Tiao Hutong, Xicheng District | No. 52 Xisibei 2 Tiao Hutong, Beijing 100035, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hostel with staff that helps you in every kind of way looks really great hutong paradise easy way to see forbidden cith haibei park en forbidden wall. staid there a few nights was a bit hard to find so here the easy way. Go to line 4 xisi station. Take exit A. Walk out of the station and go left... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A bit hidden in a street, but the staff are so friendly and helpful. I went on a trip they organised to the Great Wall and wanted to go to Beijing Opera the same evening but hadn't manage to buy my ticket. At the opera i noticed that I forgot my wallet at the hostel. The hostels driver who drove... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Probably the best hostel we did in China. The rooms are extremly clean and so are the bathrooms. The place is not really big but very cosy and quiet. The staff is extremly welcoming, speak english, and helped us booking all our trips to the Great wall and other destinations. They also brought us to the biggest tea market in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

This was for me the first stop in China. For a first time in China I was impressed with the help and very pleasant way the people in the Chinese box helped me to get around in the unknown city and country. The place is qo amazing that I adviced everyone that I met this place. I loved coming back... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

I stayed five nights in this hostel and really enjoyed it. It is located in a hutong neighborhood, providing a glimpse of traditional Beijing life. The place is easy to find, and convenient to the subway, making it easy to get around Beijing. A convenience store and multiple restaurants are at a few minutes' walk from the hostel. Rooms are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

This place had everything I wanted for my stay in Beijing. I wanted somewhere a bit more chilled out rather than a very busy hostel and this place was perfect. The setting was great, it is right in the middle of a very safe Hutong and very close to the metro and walkable distance to many attractions. It has rooms... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

We stayed three nights in this hotel located in a very quiet hutong. It was located close to metro (around 500 meters of Xisi Station) and a restaurant (300 meters) that had a variety of dishes at a good price. The girls at the front desk spoke English and they were very attentive. The room was small and simple, but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

This is a great hostel located in a quiet hutong. All rooms are entered through the court yard, so also going from your room to the toilet or douche can be cold sometimes. But the warmth of the shower compensates, the shower is simply fantastic. The staff is very friendly, helping with all kinds of questions. The tea ceremonies and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Having stayed at the Box House near the Great Wall, we chose this as our Beijing base for a couple of nights. It is similar in style, lovely furniture and very friendly and clean. It is down a little alleyway in a Hutong area not far from the main areas of interest. Close to the metro, but we decided to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

The decor is absolutely top notch. Christmas lights and hippy dippy little touches give it a real warm, lived in feel. The staff are super pleasant and casual, always open to offer help and surprisingly laissez-faire about timeliness of payment... Bathrooms are co-ed but I had the whole room to myself every night. "Spotless" and "5-star hotel shower head" are... More 

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