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Beijing Downtown Backpacker Hostel

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Was traveling as a duo, great location and accessibility while in Beijing. Walkable to hutong area as well as other city spots. They were affordable private basic rooms with plenty of space for 2 people, served our goals perfectly for being out on the town most of the time. The airport transfer was the clincher, huge help. Was only here... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn't actually stay at the hostel but we did the sunset tour with them and everything went great. The price was acceptable and the tour guide, although he didn't have a great English made himself understood. Overall great experience with them.

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This accomodation is simple, but perfect for our type of travelling. The rooms are clean and the bed and shower are very nice. The hostel offers tours ( we did the 6km wall walk, and it was amazing!), laundry service, cheap drinks and snacks. There is a lovely roof terrace and a common room. The rooms are very fairly priced... More 

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Cebu City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located at the center of a Nanluoguxiang Hutong, a historic site and a tourist spot. The streets are lined with all sorts of boutique shops and food stalls. It is also near to metro station (~400m) so it is convenient place to stay if one plans to get around Beijing through the metro subways. The hostel also offers tours to... More 

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Thank Marika P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016 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 August 19, 2016

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 August 12, 2016

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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Thank tandrasch
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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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Odense, Denmark
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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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Thank casperhennie
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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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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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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: $12 - $38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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