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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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51 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2013

Staff were friendly and manage to re-order their bookings to accommodate an extra person in our party. Ultimately, you get what you pay for. It's just a bed. Drinks are cheap. Location is excellent. Definitely recommend this hostel.

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Beijing, China
1 review
Reviewed 10 May 2013

Don't stay here! When we complained to the staff that we had bugs running around on our bed, their response was "oh, they are just small bugs. No one has complained before. No one cares." Do yourselves a favor and don't stay here.

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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171 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2013

We booked online after reading positive reviews. Email communication was slow with the hostel but they did reply. We got to the hostel and the reception area looked OK, they did food and had a little bar area. I think we were ripped off booking train tickets through the hostel as we were charged £4 each extra for them to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2013 via mobile

A surprising find close to the centre of Beijing, sights and subway. Stayed here for two nights with my girlfriend and both thought it great. Excellent location, friendly staff, clean rooms, nice place to stay. Highly recommended.

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yangshuo, guangxi
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2013

The end of February we stayed for several nights in this hostel, perfectly located just south of Tiananmensquare, closeby to some unrenovated beautiful hutongs. The staff and owners were excellent and very helpfull and their child was adorable. We hope they can manage to renovate the old courtyard-houses. They are beautiful. Good breakfast as well!!!

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 340 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2012

-located near many hot tourist spot, this hostel offer few types of rooms, include dorms and single rooms and double with or without bathroom attach, start from 60RMB per pax (for dorm four in 1) -walking distance to Tiananmen, National Museum, Forbidden city, Jingshan Park, and walking street DA-SHA LAR, it had excellent location, with QIANMEN subway station and also... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2012

Comfy and everything you need is there. Nice hot showers! Some of the staff are extremely helpful. Location is good. It seemed slightly lacking in atmosphere when I was there, but I wasn't there for very long.

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UK
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Reviewed 30 October 2012

I stayed in one of the dorm rooms during a short weekend visit to Beijing. The hostel is greatly located for sights in the centre - especially Tienanmen Square and onto Forbidden Palace. The metro station is less than 10 minutes walk away, giving you connection to the rest of the city. There are quite a few snack places/shops along... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2012

Spent 4 nights here during the middle of Oct 2012. First night was in a private room with no bathroom (i.e. had to use shared bathroom), other nights was in a private room with dedicated bathroom. Hostel rooms are basic, but completely liveable, especially the one with a private bathroom. Having to go outside through a courtyard to get to... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2012

The location of this hostel is quite convenient, nearly at the center of Beijing and a short walk from a metro (subway) station. Many of the top sights are within walking distance. My friend and I stayed in one of the private rooms without an ensuite bath, so we shared the common bath facilities. The room was dingy, and the... More 

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Additional Information about Qianmen Hostel

Address: No.33 Meishijie, Xicheng District, Beijing 100051, China
Region: China > Beijing > Chongwenmen
Price Range: $20 - $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 45
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“if you want your own bathroom, ask for a room for two people”
 of 5 bubbles 987nilsd, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you struggle with stairs best to request lower level room right away at reservation.”
 of 5 bubbles C-Rad_TwinCities, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Definitely get an upper-level floor.”
 of 5 bubbles TedM964, 30 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Very noisy and the wifi only available in the lobby”
 of 5 bubbles wwlam, 3 May 2015 | Read review
“Not about the room, but if you use public transport go to Qianmen station, take Exit C, use the underbridge, cross the croad and keep walking for a little while. The hostel is on the right hand side opposite McDonalds.. Took me a while to find it ;)”
 of 5 bubbles 122ellig, 25 Jun 2014 | Read review
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