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Sitting on the City Walls (Beijing) Courtyard House

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Reviewed 7 July 2017

We had worried that this hostel would be difficult to find, but armed with some great directions we made it there ourselves. Beautiful location, in Beijing's old hutong area. VERY close to The Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square, also a very safe area due to...More

1  Thank Bernadette D
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for 3 nights and had a really great experience. The staff is unbelievably helpful and gives you so many resources to help you best see the city. It's close to the metro, old city and forbidden city. Facilities were clean, well kept...More

3  Thank worldwidenoms
Reviewed 20 June 2017

The location for this hostel is within reasonable walking or subway distance of all major attractions. With fabulous service from the hosts particularly Rick. Stayed as a couple in a mixed dorm as trying to budget. Lovely common area atmosphere, benefitted by cheap beer. Would...More

1  Thank whatamysaysblog
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Room: 1 bunk bed in a shared room (4) Travel period: May 2017 Positive things: -Clean toilets -Clean bed -Friendly owner who speaks English -Has restaurant -Plug for each bed -Wifi -Quiet area -Nice area to walk around -AC Negative things: -Located in a hutong...More

2  Thank Kaori M
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Not too much to add to what everyone else has said, but my pros and cons Pros: Great neighbourhood English speaking, helpful hosts Lovely little lobby space to sit down and have some tea Jingshan park 5 mins away by foot Cons: Slightly hard to...More

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Chrisdowell1989
19 March 2017|
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Response from cdmm58 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, get a taxi and let him ring the hotel and get them to meet you down the alley. You won't find it by yourself alone at that time of night.
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"Ask for a room at the far side of the courtyard."
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"Arrange the trip to the Great Wall from this hostel and assure yourself an amazing(non-touristic) experience"
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"Good air-con meant you could shut windows onto the courtyard and get to sleep despite chatter.You had enjoyed..."
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"Try to get on the second floor for the dorm."
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