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Happy Dragon Courtyard Reviews

No51,Dongsi Jiutiao, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China

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87%

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739 Total Reviews
  • 87%Value For Money
  • 86%Security
  • 87%Location
  • 91%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 84%Cleanliness
  • 84%Facilities

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77%

huge bed good location (near subway, restaurants and supermarkets) offer a variety of tours (f.e. to the great wall) - at our second day some worms came out of the sink. lasted till our last day - also the sink is really smelly but we guess that's normal in Beijing - the only thing the cleaning staff did in our 5 nights was emptying the bin and making the bed - in the hostel bar we asked for some icecream at 8 o'clock in the evening but we didn't get any. That was so disappointing

  • 12th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


97%

We stayed here for the first time about 10 days ago with intentions to move to Beijing. We fell in love with the area so much that we're now coming back again tomorrow to house hunt and get our own hutong! We were able to work from the cafe and our private room, which is extremely important as people who have an online business. If you're a traveler, a business person, a local, or a tourist, you need to stay here! Thanks guys! -Monica @ New Life ESL www.newlifeesl.com


94%

Good location, close to metro and easy to get around. We stayed in a private twin and room was clean and enough space. Staff were helpful and welcoming. Would stay again.


91%

The hostel was nice and clean. The staff spoke English adequately though they were not particularly outgoing. The location in a hutong was cool and it is close to a metro station. The bar is quite nice and was a good place to meet other travellers.


86%

While Happy Dragon Courtyard itself may not be the most amazing hostel out there, the staff more than makes up for it. Not only was everyone polite, but they were kind, caring, sweet, but they were always willing to go above and beyond to help as well. I had a wonderful experience staying here due 75% to the staff, and 25% to the cool and friendly guests I met there.


91%

Extremely helpful and friendly staff. A sociable place, with a great bar / cafe to meet people and chat - although that does mean you have to relax into a little evening noise.


74%

good wifi, nice staff. Clean by Chinese standards. Expensive cafe.


94%

The best hostel in Beijing!!! I stayed in 2 other hostels and this one, was awasome! Stayed in 6 bed ensuite, the room was big and confterble, the staff was helpful, the location was great! Just less then 5 minutes walking from the subway station. very nice neighborhood.. And the hostel it self is beautiful!!


89%

Pretty location, close to subway, rooms clean and facilities fab! Part of Happy Dragon chain which we highly recommend having stayed in two other Happy Dragon hostels.


77%

The main reason I booked this hostel was for the tours they offered, and they told me they no longer do them due to lack of interest. The only one they do is the Great Wall. There's no dumpling party or any group activities like it says. Not sure what "security" is besides having the desk manned 24/7. It's kept clean and the cafe is pretty good. Located down a sketchy alley, but super close to the subway. If you're looking for nothing more than a place to sleep, it's for you.


97%

Amazing Staff!!!!!!!

  • 12th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Spain
  • All Male Group, 31-40
  • (1 review)


91%

Great hostel in a great location would stay there again!


86%

Beautiful hostel, convenient location for the subway or a short walk into town. Helpful staff and a nice bar with good Western food.


83%

Lovely and genuinely friendly staff. They remembered my name and went above and beyond to help. Very nice, quiet place. A little out of the way, tucked down a side road, but exactly what I wanted.


100%

I went three times at HDC, i really love this place. First the staff is super friendly, then the place is lovely ans so well situated : closed to shop, subway, nice place to go out and a fantastic foot massage shop ! . If i go back to Beijin, i will for sure book @ HDC !

  • 30th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


89%

The staff is great especially Holly. They would remember who you were and would worry about you when you went off exploring the city. We had arranged a car to take us to see the wall and we had exited the wrong place so we had to call the driver to find us and it happened to be an entrance he was not allowed in. The driver and the hostel tried their best to arrange another person to take us to our driver. It was wonderful service!!


97%

nice staffs, they helped me to find the attraction spots......nice atmosphere as well..

  • 19th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Indonesia
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


91%

HD is an awesome place to stay at in Beijing. Good location: 3~5 minutes walk to Metro line 5, 20 minutes or 1 stop to Guijie, a street for foodies, also close to Dongzhimen area. Great staff, always friendly and helpful. Ask for Amanda if you need any help. Good atmosphere, sit in the bar and try some jasmine tea or Qingdao beer while getting to know other travelers. A wide range of western food to choose from if you wanna give a break to chinese food. Will stay again!


89%

Had a great time at Happy Dragon courtyard. It went with a friend, it was our first time in Beijing and this was definitely the right place to stay. Very close to metro station. The staff are very friendly and all of them can speak good English. Kind regards to 文娜 and 尚鸽 the two girls in the bar who are really nice. Besides, we could learn how to make dumplings thanks to the staff in the hostel as well as enjoy an international atmosphere with people coming from several countries.


97%

The staff is very helpful! Location is great. The wifi is not so good, but that's just because of the carrier they have. Pretty awesome place, I would go back!


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