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Beijing Downtown Backpacker Hostel

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 6 November 2017

My wife and I did a dumpling making class here with Gerry. He took us to the local market to shop and then we made 3 kinds of dumplings - pork and leek, pork and celery, and shrimp. The taste of the dumplings coming directly...More

Thank AlanD-Denver
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

I've stayed at the hostel for four nights. It is well situated close to the metro in a trendy hutong. It is clean and the desk is helpful with any question you can have. They offer multiple tours too.

Thank Alexandre L
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Our review would have been much better if it wasn't for a very unfortunate incident we had in our dorm and that was poorly managed by the staff. We had an extremely rude, invasive, inappropriate and noisy old German woman who kept everyone up throughout...More

Thank EU2020
Response from Zachary P, Manager at Beijing Downtown Backpacker HostelResponded 10 November 2017

I am very sorry for your special and unpleasant experience and encountering. I do apologize for it. But our staff really made effort to make the arrangement. As our rooms were very fully booked and we couldn't possibly put that lady in another room, nor...More

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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Air Conditioning
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USD 23 - USD 50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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USD 23 - USD 50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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