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Beijing Downtown Backpacker Hostel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This Young hostel is definitely a good deal for students and young people. Convenient localization in a shopping street very nice and near to Houhai and subway. Lovely staff well organized and very concerned by their clients. Their services are developed : 24/7 "mini supermarket" inside, free locker (inside and outside the room), extra toilets and bathroom on 1st floor.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was a really great hostel. Clean, easy to obtains things like hot water, toiletries or cold drinks, perfect location in the centre of the Hutongs, great wifi, no hassles, staff on the front desk at all times, helpful with both big things like tours and smaller ones like directions and stamps for postcards. Just a really positive experience staying there.

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the best hostels I have ever been to. The rooms are big and clean. It is in the best part of Beijing and they have a great common area on the rooftop. Breakfast is for free and the staff is very helpful and friendly. Awesome hostel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

There is a staffperson at the front desk 24/7, which is absolutely amazing. The hostel is located right in the thick of things in the amazing Hutong area, and also a fairly short and lovely walk from the subway. The staff were the most generous people in the whole world; when I was having trouble exchanging cash at the bank,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

They offer tours, which are all nice and fairly cheap. The location is magnificent as it is centered right in the middle of the hutong neighborhood. The staff is freindly and all english speaking. I can recommend the dumpling class which they're offering

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

We have stayed for 5 days at the hostel. The staff really nice and patient. The rooms big and comfortable, especially the double room. The kitchen they have quite comprehensive compare to other places.

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

Thank you for your detailed depiction. You are always welcome to our hostel! Hope you could come and stay again next time! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Let me start off by saying this hostel is fantastic. The staff are awesome, and had no hesitations about letting me store my luggage for a few days during a trip to Korea. You get breakfast each morning (choice of toast or noodles) and they usually serve a meal to guests once a week. The atmosphere is great for solo... More 

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

Thank you for your appreciation and enjoying. And sorry for the location confusion. We are at No. 85 Nan Luo Gu Xiang. If you take the subway Line 6 or 8, get off at Nan Luo Gu Xiang station and then walk straight forward (northward) from the decorated archway gate about 400 meters, we are on the left side. Nan... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Stayed here for 2 nights at the beginning of May, staff were very helpful and provided maps, subway routes and advice whenever you needed it. the Atmosphere was great, rooms are spacious and clean, there is a common room with sofas books and computers and it is a great location. I booked to do the Jinshanling to Simatai great wall... More 

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

Thank you for your detailed review and we really appreciate it. We'll try our best to do our better! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

We had an excellent 7-day stay at this hostel. The main street and neighboring Hutong's in this area are amazing. The place is reasonably priced and comes with a free western breakfast. We stayed in a private room, but they also have shared sleeping spaces. They also have several common spaces - i.e., lounging area in basement, kitchen space (with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

I have been to China 4 times now and each time we arrive in Beijing we go to downtown backpackers, we class this place as our 2nd home. The staff are always friendly and helpful, they do great tours from here and you are within walking distance from the underground and some great tourist sites. Beijing has changed each time... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beijing Downtown Backpackers Accommodation is the original Nan Luo Gu Xiang Youth Hostel. Located in the traditiona Hutong location - Nan Luo Gu Xiang Alley, Beijing Downtown Backpackers Accommodation is much more economical than similarly placed competitors. As a well established value provider we are well attuned to the essentials. Rooms are basic, but well priced, clean and tidy. Our staff are well aware of western traveler needs and cater for various Great Wall tours and Hutong Bike tours. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Beijing Downtown Backpacker Hostel

Address: NO. 85 Nanluogu Alley, Beijing 100009, China
Location: China > Beijing > Houhai
Price Range: $11 - $34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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