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    Sitting on the City Walls (Beijing) Courtyard House

    No.57 Nianzi Hutong, Jingshanhoujie, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100009, China
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    Reviewed 7 October 2013

    The hostel is located in a hutong, which we found really cool. Not too difficult to find with the directions they give you upon booking. The location is perfect: very close to the forbidden city. The staff is very helpful and gives you good tips...More

    1  Thank Sofquipeut
    Reviewed 18 September 2013

    This is a really good hostel. We had a twin room with a private bathroom. The room and bathroom were very clean and the beds were comfortable. I was quite happy with the security of the property. It felt very safe and secure. The hostel...More

    2  Thank DanC-in-USA
    Reviewed 17 September 2013

    This place has friendly staff and is located right next to Jingshan Park, some lakes, and the Forbidden City--although only the South gate entrance to the Forbidden City was open when we tried to visit which meant that we had to walk further than anticipated...More

    1  Thank James_B165_13
    Reviewed 2 September 2013

    I stayed in City Walls in April 2011, this review is long overdue. But I still remember that this gem of a place found in the middle of a hutong near Forbidden City is something I didn’t expect to see in booming Beijing. It was...More

    Thank Nikki Lou B
    Reviewed 28 August 2013

    Our 1st trip to China involved a long couple of flights and a very late arrival in Beijing. What a relief to find this hostel at the end of the process. It is not perfect but that is part of the charm. The staff were...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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