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Happy Dragon Hostel

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*New bicycle hutongs tour starting 1st March**FREE weekly parties of... dumplings (make and eat) , bbq … join-in, enjoy the food and meet new friends! :) That’s right … 2 times a week there is free food! :)+ 'Happy Hours' and special drinks promotions in our barWelcome to the Happy Dragon Hostel, your happy home in Beijing! Within two years of opening we have established a great reputation as being one of Beijing’s best hostels, offering everything a guest needs … and more! We take pride that our service standards are second-to-none, and guarantee that your stay will be happy, entertaining, memorable and excellent value for money. We prefer the personal touch when catering for our customers and staff are more than happy to chat with you, you can learn some Chinese and get the best tips for where to go and getting the best deals when out shopping or needing advice. We’re one of the very few hostels in Beijing to have a real bar, so the atmosphere is great for meeting fellow travellers and other guests, and we have a full tours programme to take you to the must-see Great Wall plus a variety of spectacular shows that are guaranteed to impress. Anything you need and we’ll do our very best to help! :)Our friendly staff are enthusiastic and able to help you with everything: most have years’ of youth hostel experience and are fluent in English as well as having leisure and tourism training and experience (some members are also qualified English tour guides). All rooms are cleaned daily and well maintained, with reading lamps, bed curtains, lockers in the dorms and drawers/cupboards/hangers/shower rails (+free towels +free shampoo and body wash) + hot/cold air-conditioners and extra blankets or a heater if you need. We have a 'quiet policy' for late at night so you can sleep comfortably, as although it's a fun hostel we still know our guests need a good night's sleep :)The hostel atmosphere is like a big family, being relaxed whilst being super-clean and tidy. There is a 24 hour reception + security and our staff are available around the clock to help with all your needs.In addition we can also help you book domestic and international flight and train tickets as well as being able to book you hostels throughout China.**We can also arrange fully tailored trips to Tibet at a guaranteed cheapest price**Facilities:- Web access in lobby (with Facebook when available!) with headphone / microphones / webcams + USB connections- FREE Web access in room - FREE Wi-fi in room - FREE Wi-fi in lobby - FREE library (good selection of Chinese/English/foreign language books and travel guides to read / swap 2-for-1 / photocopy)- Printing and photocopying service- Postal service + stamps for sale- FREE local, city-wide, national travel info- Phone cards + help to easily buy new SIM cards + recharge phones- CD/DVD burning - Taxi booking service to Beijing sites / railway / airport- onwards travel advice to other destinations- train + domestic/international plane ticketing service - Bicycle hire + bicycle tours- Cable TV - Kung-fu lessons from Beijing's award winning Tom Zhang- TV - Refrigerator - Secure key card access + lockers- Efficient laundry service - 24 hour security - Ensuite (western-style!) bathroom with hot and cold shower in all rooms- FREE towels + linen provided- FREE shampoo + body wash soap in all rooms- Ticketing service- FREE 24 hours hot shower- FREE hair-dryer use- FREE extra blankets + heaters in winter- FREE parking - Bicycle parking - On street parking - Late bar with daily special offers - Breakfast choice of American/English/Continental- Restaurant with Chinese + Western food menu- No smoking policy in our bar restaurant in the mornings before noon- Hot and cold air conditioning all rooms- Tours desk - FREE luggage storage - 24 hour receptionAccommodation InformationAll rooms are clean, warm and comfy - newly renovated and decorated. All rooms are equipped with modern security key-card access doors, 24 hour hot water, TV, western toilet and shower, and hot/cold air-conditioning. We also offer free internet connection sockets in every room, and free wireless throughout the hostel.Location InformationWe are located to the north-east of the Forbidden City, 10 mins walk east to Wangfujing shopping street and further 20 mins walk onwards to Sanlitun Bar Street. Out of the hostel on the right is the Dongsi Metro Station, you will arrive in Tiananmen Square in 4 stops and also 4 stops straight down to the Temple of Heaven. This Metro connects all the important places of interest including the Capital Airport, Beijing Main Station, Summer Palace etc.The hostel is also walking distance from the Forbidden City's North entrance and the famous JingShan Park, where from its hill top pagoda you can see amazing views over the Forbidden City and all of Beijing.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When we came the boy in the reception couldn’t even look up from the computer and welcomed us.. When we came up to our room, it was very dirty (look at the pictures) and then we told the boy that it was disappointing. Then we...More

Thank mikkelo774
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel is very well located close to Dongsi Metro station, which is very central to visit all places of interest in Beijing. I had a double room with its own toilet. The bedding was clean, however, the toilet was very run down and kind...More

Thank photolustworld
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

The place was easy to find and location is near the subway. The beddings were clean and has a curtain to have your little privacy. The toilet door was just actually broken when I arrived and was fixed only after 5 days. Needs to improve...More

Thank rhum_cola
Reviewed October 16, 2018

We stayed in a doublebedroom with private bathroom and everything was perfect. I seriously cant complain about anything. Clean room, clean towels every morning. Havent tried the breakfast since I went out at 6 everyday and I wanted to buy something I know I would...More

Thank bLaCk0uT7
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Stayed at Happy Dragon Backpackers Hostel (Dongsi) with friends and we were shocked that our room looks different from the photos advertised. The place was old, run down and dimly lit and even the surroundings at night does not seem safe due to dark areas/roads...More

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November 19, 2016|
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Response from EswaraPrakashV | Reviewed this property |
you can pay by card. online too. But they need some 100 RMb as deposit which they will return when you check out
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samuelerizzi
Feb. 12, 2018
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"The windows don't do a good job of blocking traffic sounds. Hallway can get noisy during the day."
NaturalStream
Feb. 5, 2018
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"convinient location, good for solo travellers"
FrancoO618
Jan. 2, 2018
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"Room 219 has a pretty nice view, and is pretty quiet."
ClareO504
Jul. 13, 2017
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PRICE RANGE
US$19 - US$46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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