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Beijing Downtown Backpackers Reviews

No. 85, Nanluogu Alley, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China

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1085 Total Reviews
  • 90%Value For Money
  • 87%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 88%Staff
  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 84%Cleanliness
  • 82%Facilities

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I found this to be a very good hostel in a great location with very helpful and friendly staff. The included breakfast was excellent. I had a 6 night stay therefore had a free airport pick-up which was an added bonus. The tours they provide are good value for money and do not have the unwanted add-ons that add to cost and take away from the time available to see the genuine sights. I would have no hesitation recommending this hostel to another traveller nor staying there again.

  • 28th Oct 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


A wonderful hostel in a buzzing street - would definitely return

  • 25th Oct 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


I stayed in both the 3 person and 8 person dorm. They have an extra bathroom downstairs which took me a day to find. Would have been nice if the staff mentioned that so I didnt poop my pants one day. The Great Wall tour is awesome. Directly to the wall, a beautiful hike, and right back. People not even staying at this hostel came here for the tours. The 8 person dorm had nice lockers to keep stuff locked up while the 3 person did not. Either way, they have extra secure lockers downstairs.


Friendly and helpful staff, the hostel and adjacent breakfast place is a haven in a busy and very popular Hutong area.

  • 24th Oct 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Sweden
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


This is a very nice place to stay in Beijing which I would definitely recommend to everybody. The staff is very helpful. They provide ticketing, bicycle rental, lockers and actually all you need as a backpacker. Their trips to the Great Wall are awesome. I'll stay there again in two weeks - didn't need to look for anything else.


Location is amazing in a Hutong nearby The subway you can use to visit everything you want in Beijing.

  • 18th Oct 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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