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Beijing Downtown Backpacker Hostel

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“great wall tour”(34 reviews)
“free breakfast”(29 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was not staying with this hostel but I booked two tours to the wall with them. Jenn was my guide for both trips and was very friendly and helpful. The tour is a great value, transport is included as well as lunch(@Mutianyu) you just...More

Thank SMAC-the-KNIF
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My dormitory had it's own separate shower en-suite. The hostel is located on a popular tourist hutong pedestrian street and very close to other authentic local hutongs and the subway. I also went on their Great Wall tour hike from Simatai to Jinshanling. Great place...More

Thank Mark Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in a 4-bed dorm, the mattress was comfy, the pillow was not. There were 6 large wooden lockers in the room. The bathroom was ensuite and was pleasant. Hot water in the showers as well. My room number was 104, it was located...More

Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Downtown Backpackers is in the best location in Beijing. It's on a busy pedestrian street with lots shops and restaurants but inside the rooms are very quiet. The common room downstairs has a big screen tv and plenty of movies on hard drive. The staff...More

Thank Gotogolden
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We stayed at downtown backpackers on our first night in Beijing. Jetlagged and hungry, they took perfect care of us. Checked us in early so we could rest, gave us maps and recommendations of sights and restaurants in the area, and even managed to squeeze...More

Thank George N
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
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Air Conditioning
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US$24 - US$41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$24 - US$41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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"This is a backpackers so many of the rooms are bunks. We chose the private room which was excellent."
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"We had an inside room - quiet."
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"Download the address in Chinese before you travel as it is hard to locate"
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"105 had a window but no view & was quiet and clean, with an ensuite bath."
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