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This hostel is amazing. If I could put more than excellent for location I would, The Great Wall is visible from the yard. It is very expensive in comparison to other hostels in China but it offers you a totally unique experience of the Great Wall, over a two day period my friend and I only saw 2 people. It is cheaper than booking a one day trip from Beijing and it is amazing. I plan to return there at some point.
Fantastic place to stay. Great location, very quiet but central, super helpful people. This is the easiest getaway we have ever had in Beijing, and the view from the wall is spectacular (especially when you're the only people on it!) Can't recommend highly enough.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 31-40
- (1 review)
Only stayed here for one night but would have loved to stay longer. The facilities in the superior double bed private room were incredible (toilet!). Met at the gate by lovely owner who helped us plan our afternoon out on the wall (which can be seen from the courtyard). Perfect location if you want to see a section of the wall which is less traveled and unrestored. Delicious home-cooked evening meal included and tasty breakfast too.
For those who like hiking this hostel is awsome. Well located near a ruined part of the great wall leading to Jinshanling. Great ambient with the hostel staff, just awsome. They help so much in everything, really good job.
Wonderful stay, away from the city. Nice view over a wild part of the great wall, with an amazing 3 hours walk on the Great Wall starting from the hostel.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (1 review)
The quality of the hotel is very high and I had a very pleasant time while being there.
This place is unreal! We fell into a bad situation with a dishonest cab driver on our way to the hostel and the staff did everything they could to help our situation and get us there safely. We were greeted with hugs and fresh fruit. The hostel itself is immaculate. We could have stayed for weeks! Our Great Wall treks were indescribable. We were the only people on the long stretch of original wall. You will not find a better place to relax and enjoy the wall. Thank you so much!
The staff were extremely helpful. It's in a gorgeous spot wedged in a tiny town between mountains, a river, and an older part of the wall. The included diner was tastey. The but-heated toilet seats were a lovely surprise. Everything was clean and quaint. I highly recommend.
Such a gem! I highly recommend that anyone go here if they want to escape the typical tourist places of the wall and experience it in a much more refreshing and eye opening way. The staff was fabulous and very accommodating.
We had a fantastic stay with the Great Wall right in front of the guesthouse (you need a taxi for some other parts though). The place is an oasis of tranquility and we didn't want to leave. Highly recommendable. reachable by public transport but takes 3hr from Beijing bus station in the best case.
Lovely hostel. The staff is very friendly and look well after you