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Purple Courtyard Guest House

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Reviewed 25 July 2012

i chose a traditional accommodation that's very close (about 3-5 minute walk) to historical nanluoguxiang. purple courtyard staff are very helpful and friendly, and can communicate in basic english. i stayed with my 2 daughters ages 20 & 14 on the 2nd floor at the corner room facing the entrance and i think it's the best room because we have...

Thank ManilaAngel
Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 10 July 2012

If you want to experience life in traditional Beijing, this place is probably the best choice. Very convenient locatoin (if you can manage with city map).It's close to famous Nanluoguxiang with its handicraft shops, bars and cafes, so it won't be problem to decide how to spend your evening :) Stuff is very friendly and warm-hearted, they helped us to...

Thank Dark_Lamia
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 July 2012

If you want to stay in a hutong in Beijing then you don't have many options. Purple Courtyard is one of them - however its far to expensive for what it is. I paid an average $US60 per night for what is essentially a backpacker's hostel. The location is ok and staff are friendly but its not super comfortable and...

Thank Dane S
Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 5 July 2012

Stayed here for a week at the end of June and early days of July. Firstly, I would not call his place a hotel, it's more of a hostel really. And at nearly €50 a night an expensive one at that. It is a family run business with a small number of rooms. They have very little English so it...

1Thank Philip771
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 4 June 2012

This is a really quaint and sweet place to stay if you are looking for something other than your typical cookie-cutter hotel experiences. Run by a family, they were friendly and very willing to help. Our room was cosy and clean. Emails were replied promptly, they can communicate quite well in English. The only drawback is that its location may...

Thank Jasmine Y
Reviewed 31 May 2012 via mobile

Based on our experience, this hotel is in the perfect location to experience traditional Beijing. The hotel is small but the rooms are average sized and clean. The bathroom is 'Chinese style' with the toilet and the shower in the same room but this is not a problem - as long as you remember to move the toilet roll before...

Thank walsined
Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 10 May 2012

With a google-map print out, I marched from the metro station to this lovely B&B. Crossing the big roads and crowded pavements, I could not believe my eyes when I turned into the hutong, I felt like I stepped into the private life of the Chinese locals. The noise of the big city disappeared. Only after 15 minutes walking I...

2Thank Evi_VG
Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 7 April 2012

I found this hotel online while planning my first trip to China. When I arrived, I could not believe the kindness and warm-heartedness that all the guests received. The feeling I felt was genuine. Such amazing and delightful people. I felt like part of the family. Then, I found out that I was going back for a second trip six...

3Thank joelleoj
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 April 2012

Excellent place to stay! This place was very clean and the staff were very friendly to us when we stayed there for 4 nights. It has a wonderful location where is close to many things. We will definitely stay there again next time!

1Thank tony g
Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 1 April 2012

I spent three nights in Purple Courtyard last months, I just want to say: I loved it so much, amazing place!! I strong recommend you all to choose this one!! Strong traditional atmosphere, homing services, and comfortable environment.

2Thank springsugar

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
BeijingHutong home hostel,is located hostel in Beijing ,our hostel is in the Dongcheng District in Beijing the famous Hutong the Hutong s nema is Nan luo gu xiang . nan luogu xiang have lot of hutong, and Beijing Tradition foods,when the morning on the street some body peddle, hawk meby let you in the old Beijing our hostel have pretty courtyard also have plain clean room our hostel is in the Beijing downtown have bus .subway. To the Gulou, Tian’anmen, Forbidden city, Beihai, Houhai bar street, Guijie,Jingshan park, just 1.Kilometer walk to subway station 10minute . And also have twenty bus can let you to any places, our hostel have one day seetseeing you can go to great wall and summer palace ,also have ticket booking. and internet ,lundry,our hostel have lot of different room you can choice our room also have air-conditioner ,TV, Bathroom, public bathroom .public activity area:(DIYkitchen,discussion) internethional calling.Airport service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Purple Courtyard Guest House

Address: No.24A Shajing Hutong, South Luogu Alley, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100009, China
Region: China > Beijing > Houhai
Price Range: $46 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Purple Courtyard Guest House 2.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Pick a better hotel. There are many nearby which are clean and reasonably modern.”
TootUpNorth, 22 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Some rooms do not have attached bathrooms, make sure to ask for one when making reservations”
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“Keep distance”
BorisK361, 8 Oct 2012 | Read review
“Avoid getting the room near the reception area - it has no windows and is really uncomfortable.”
DaneS_12, 5 Jul 2012 | Read review
“Try to avoid room 101. The room itself is perfect but has no window and is behind the reception. I was away the whole day so it did not bother me but I can image it might bother you.”
Evi_VG, 10 May 2012 | Read review
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