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Red Lantern House Reviews

No.5 Zhengjue Hutong, Xinjie Kou, Xicheng District, Beijing, China

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87%

Rating
1253 Total Reviews
  • 85%Value For Money
  • 88%Security
  • 84%Location
  • 90%Staff
  • 92%Atmosphere
  • 85%Cleanliness
  • 84%Facilities

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86%

it is a little cold when I was in there,but in the bedroom, they provide a heater ,that was very useful. but I still wish they can make the public space more warmer, because we would like to chat there without a coat or a blanket.


86%

I had an excellent stay here. All the travelers were wonderful and the common room was great for hanging out in (even if it was a bit cold). The rooms were kept warm and the showers were very nice. The hostel also had some great travel opportunities and the hot pot experience was awesome! I'm really glad I stayed here.


91%

Hello, We stayed there only one night but we should have stay more. The atmosphere and decoration is great, typically what we were looking for. Staff is nice and helpfull. Nothing bad to say about. Thanks. Jimmy


80%

The location is very good. Nice room but it was cold in the night.

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Thank you for your nice comments about our hostel and we will try our best to make Red Lantern House even better. We also would like to wish you all the best in the new year.

100%

Arrived Beijing late so I opted for pick-up.The driver whom I think was also the owner was very friendly & waited for me while I settled my atm card issues.I was also given an option for a free upgrade (room with en-suite bathroom at east building) but I opted for the room that I've reserved instead (at main building).The room (at main building) gets cold in winter so they had a portable heater for me.The shared toilets & bathrooms was also very clean & hot shower works fine :) THANK YOU RLH!~

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Thank you for your nice comments about our hostel and we will try our best to make Red Lantern House even better. We also would like to wish you all the best in the new year.

83%

Really cool looking hostel with very friendly and helpful staff. The atmosphere felt very home-y and comforting-- loved it! I] The hostel is about a 10 min walk to the nearest subway station, so we could have been closer. But overall I would recommend this place and would probably come back again! :)

  • 6th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)


94%

It was the best hostel I've ever had in my life! The staff members were very helpful and I adored the atmosphere at red lantern house. Breakfast was delicious, WIFI was fast. My only disappointment is its location. It would have been much better if the place were closer to the subway station.

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Thank you for your nice comments about our hostel and we will try our best to make Red Lantern House even better. We also would like to wish you all the best in the new year.

91%

We stayed for 2 nights and it was very good. We will come again.

  • 2nd Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Couple, 41+
  • (1 review)

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Thank you for your nice comments about our hostel and we will try our best to make Red Lantern House even better. We also would like to wish you all the best in the new year.

97%

Lovely staff, very attentive and speak a good English. Took the organised tour (by the hostel) to Mutianyu as had only 2 days in Beijing and was desperate to see the Great Wall. Highly recommended if you are really short on time while in Beijing. Overall very good stay, highly recommended.

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Thank you for your nice comments about our hostel and we will try our best to make Red Lantern House even better. We also would like to wish you all the best in the new year.

60%

Facilities are old, the room with private bathroom is small, towel is not clean, the staff is helpful, but I expect more with this price.


91%

This place was pretty good. Nice communal area to meet people with a koi pond inside. It's located on a cool Hutong, but the Hutong wakes up early so if your room is on that side you've already got an alarm clock. Located close to the metro and restaurants too


100%

Nice and authentic place in a very real area of Beijing. Clean, big room with Chinese furniture, good wifi signal, clean toilets and showers and extremely helpful and friendly staff. And they speak English, all of them! I would stay there again!


94%

Very relaxed atmosphere, very good location in a nice Hutong. My room was very quiet, no noise from the streat or the market next to it. Internet performance is spotty, but I think this is rather Chinese Internet than the Hostel. Staff is very friendly, speaks good English. Take the phone number with you when going there, I didn´t find it at first.


100%

Staying at the Red Lantern in Beijing was wonderful. This place was extremely clean, in a great location, it offered a unique Asian style atmosphere with services that tops five star hotels. The staff was professional, friendly, very helpful with all accommodations. The locations is a real treat, located in the Hutong community, allowing us to experience the old Beijing's historical heritage. A true value for your money. OUTSTANDING STAY!! Williams and staff are the best!

  • 25th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


89%

Staff very helpful


86%

Great hostel in a great location. The nearby lakes and hutong are excellent and very convenient for the subway which was very easy to use. Hostel also walk-able within 1 hour to the main sights. Staff were helpful and friendly. Also lovely food at the hostel. Was very impressed overall. Would have liked to have had a locker in the room for belongings/valuables and only drawback was a noisy alley on one side of the hostel which was loud in the mornings.


71%

The directions provided were not very good and we had to find our own way. They told us to get off at a bus stop that was quite a walk, whereas we could have just gotten a subway that stopped only a short walk away. The subway is also much easier for first time visitors than navigating the bus system. The great wall tour was good, well timed and the price was ok, not great. Room was alright, I don't think very good value for money though.

  • 1st Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)




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