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    Beijing Drum Tower Youth Hostel

    No 51 Old Gulou Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100009, China
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          US$42
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          1) Budget traveler in great location. 2) Location is near Guloudajie metro station on Line 2 or 8, if you go from airport, take metro to dongzimen, then take metro line 2 or 8, get off at Guloudajie station, go to exit gate G, turn...More

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          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          The hostel is in a perfect location. Very close to the Gulou subway station. Easy access to main attractions in Beijing. Bell tower, Drum tower, charming hutongs and beautiful lakes within few minutes of walking. Easy transportation from airport. From airport take metro to Dongzimen,...More

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          Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

          Temporarily working in Beijing I have stayed at this hidden jewel for four months now and cannot recommend it highly enough. The staff is super nice and helpful and have helped me not only with accommodation related inquires but also with general tips about Beijing...More

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          Reviewed 10 November 2016

          Location is near metro station, if you go from airport, take metro to dongzimen, then take metro line 2, get off at guloudajie station, go to exit gate G, turn left about 200m. The area is famous for hutong tour. Staff is friendly and very...More

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          Reviewed 26 September 2016

          Great location, just 200 meters from Guloudajie metro station on Line 2, in a wonderful area full of little alleys, cafés, and eating options (including an excellent chinese restaurant right next door and a cute little café right across the street - i.e. "Little X")....More

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          • US$15 - US$65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Smoking rooms available
          • Number of rooms
          • 50
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          Carlos19830
          Hi, i would like to know if there is a possibility to get invitation from the hostel so i can get visa, or if there is no need! Many thanks Cheers
          8 September 2016|
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          Response from wimag | Reviewed this property |
          Hi In England we had to show our emails confirming flight and that the hostel was booked and submit it with £180 to apply for a visa -don't know if that's the same for you in Spain
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          VanessaY8Z
          Do you offer airport transport from the airport to the hostel at 2am?
          18 August 2016|
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