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Great Wall Box House (Beijing)

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This is Joe (Qiao), who is a big fan of the Great Wall. I moved to Gubeikou Great Wall after traveling to lots of different types of the Great Wall: 1, Gubeikou Great Wall is the wild wall connected with Jinshanling Great Wall and Simatai Great Wall. 2, Our house is located in the countryside, not in DOWNTOWN Beijing. 3, If you want to experience REAL and WILD Great Wall, Gubeikou is the one what you must do. Situated in Gu Bei Kou, just 50-metres away from the Great Wall, this friendly house features modern architecture, as well as free Wi-Fi and free parking. Featuring stone walls and wooden furnishings, heated rooms come with Great Wall views. There are shared bathroom and heated toilet facilities in the courtyard. There are private rooms with an iPod docking station, electric kettle and en suite bathrooms available. The Great Wall Box House (Beijing) offers outdoor seating in the courtyard, a kitchen and a common dining area. Local Chinese dishes are cooked daily by the property. It is 3 km to Gu Bei Kou Railway Station and 100 km to Beijing International Airport from The Great Wall Box House.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Free Parking
Dry Cleaning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Family Rooms
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Capital Airport83 km
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Reviewed November 8, 2018

Staying at The Great Wall Box house is the highlight of my trip. The hostel is very meticulously designed and taken care of down to the very last details. The owner Jim and the aunties who are taking care of the place are some of...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Jason N
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

We booked the great box Wall in November for our trip in April. 3 week before departure we received an email from the hosts saying that they had to cancel our reservation as “they would be closed these months.” However I quickly noted that they...More

Date of stay: April 2018
4  Thank 516kathya
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

Yesterday the Great Wall Box house cancelled our reservation with no reason or notice. We notice that they immediately rebooked our room so it appears we were pushed out to make room for another booking. We are annoyed and have now rebooked with another homestay...More

Date of stay: April 2018
3  Thank s1monmar5h
Reviewed January 1, 2018

Great service, decent food, not crowded at the nearby wall. Quiet surroundings. Short walk to the village and the nearest town. Not far from Simatai. Recommended for anyone who wants to take a walk on the great wall.

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank heiogha2017
Reviewed December 26, 2017

Cant fault the service and friendliness of the staff. The rooms and dinning area are new and the room had a great ensuite even a heated toilet seat. Jim the co-manager was very helpful and speaks very good English and is able to give you...More

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank Max P
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heatherf26474
January 14, 2018|
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Response from fungryirene | Reviewed this property |
Great Wall box house can definitely accommodate you. In this case you may need two rooms!
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Sabine E
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Response from Nick141 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in the single rooms. Quite large, private bath and evening meal included.
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Room Tips
"awesome service, great rooms, good food"
swordman
Apr. 5, 2017
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"make sure you get en suite"
Sparklex1
Nov. 8, 2016
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"Get the suite and add breakfast."
MonicaL4350
Oct. 9, 2016
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"Two-person room is cozier, but bigger rooms are fine"
emilyr785
Sep. 17, 2016
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PRICE RANGE
US$21 - US$91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
ChinaBeijing
NUMBER OF ROOMS
4
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