Top 10 Beijing Hostels, Beijing Youth Hostel

Plan your Beijing tour? We’ve rounded up the top 10 Beijing hostels for international student travelers and backpackers who are planning their great trip to Beijing.

If you are searching for or going to choose a right hostel for your Beijing travel, this is the right place to start your hostel pick. You will get the hostel that fits you best, so you can enjoy Beijing as much as possible, because it’s a wonderful city!

1. Peking International Youth Hostel (北京国际青年旅舍)
It provides you many choice of rooms, budget dorm, affordable double rooms, and luxury room. The dorms are large and spacious.

Great care has been taken in furnishing our spacious rooms to the highest standard with top quality bunks, along with excellent bathrooms with shower.Add:  No. 113-2 Nan Luo Gu Xiang, Dong Cheng District, Beijing, China

Tel: 86-10 – 64013961

Peking International Youth Hostel
Peking International Youth Hostel

2. Chinese Box Hostel (团园客栈)
It is located in an old Hutong district, within 5 minutes’ walk to subway and many bus connections. The Forbidden City and Tian`anmen Square are easily accessible in less than ten minutes by bicycle.

Chinese Box Hostel offers comfortable, affordable private and dormitory rooms, equipped with en-suite or shared bathrooms, air conditioning, wireless internet access and a key-card entry system for security. They also have a range of facilities and services, such as a free internet café, security lockers and luggage storage, a book swap and a tours desk.

Add: NO.52 Xi Si Bei 2 Tiao Hutong, Xicheng District, Beijing
Tel: 86 10 66186768
ZIP: 100034

Chinese Box Hostel
Chinese Box Hostel

3. The Great Wall Courtyard Hostel
The courtyard Youth hostel is located at the crossroad of the old town,  at the foot of Beijing Badaling Great Wall. It is a Siheyuan building with the style of Ming and Qing Dynasty.

The courtyard is 500 meters away from Badaling Great Wall and minutes driving away from Badaling Broken Great Wall. In the daytime, you can appreciate the unlimited sights of the Great wall as much as you like and in the evening, you can go to the hot spring to wash off your dust and tiredness.

Add: No.5, Chadaogucheng, Badaling Village, Yanqing County, Beijing

Tel: 86 1069121156,  86 13911753888

The Great Wall Courtyard Hostel(老院子)
The Great Wall Courtyard Hostel(老院子)

4. 9 Dragons House ( 鑫茂青年酒店 )
The hostel is located in hutongs in the Dongsishitiao area of Beijing. It is approx a 10-minute walk from exit C of the line 5 subway at Zhangzhizhonglu Station. The atmosphere is good in the hostel.

The restaurant provides western food and the staff are extremely friendly, speak good English.  The rooms are nice. Overall a very friendly place in an excellent part of Beijing.

Address: 78, Dongsijiutiao, Dongcheng District, Beijing
Tel: 86 10 84036146
ZIP: 100007

 9 Dragons House
9 Dragons House

5. Beijing Drum Tower Youth Hostel (北京鼓韵青年旅舍)
The hostel has about 50 rooms with private facilities, there are air-conditioner & long-distance phone and cable TV in the room.

In lobby you can get high-speed internet connect and you can use your own computer to surf the net for free.On the terraced roof you can view the drum tower and bell tower, also there are Chinese and western style restaurant that serves you good tastes food.

The tour office can help you to arrange your tours around BeiJing. It will make you feel comfortable and convenient. It is an ideal place to stay.  There have 23 dorm rooms with share facilities, the dorm rooms at third floor and B floor.

Add: No.51 Jiugulou Dajie, Xicheng District, Beijing, China

Tel:: 86 10 8401 6565

6. Beijing Downtown Backpackers Accommodation (北京东堂青年旅舍)
Downtown Backpackers is located in the very famous protected area of old Beijing, known as Nanluoguxian Alley, the heart of the ancient capital of Yuan dynasty.

It has a walking distance to Houhai, Drum Tower and Bell Tower.Downtown Backpackers is not far from Forbidden and just behind Beihai Park. The Hutong district is full of character and life. It is on a street with lots of individual cafes, bars, restaurants and shops. The staff speak good English, extremely helpful and informative. The rooms are spotless and comfy.

Add: No.85 Nan Luo Gu Xiang, Dongcheng District Beijing

Tel: 86-10-84002429

7. Beijing Far East Youth Hostel (北京远东青年旅舍)
Far East International Youth Hostel has a very good location in a hutong area and near Liulichang, the famous Qianmen shopping street, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and easy accessible to buses, taxis and subway station.

The hostel has a courtyard where you may meet people and exchange tips. This hotel has clean rooms, excellent service ,and helpful staff,  good for anyone who wants to save money for good service. Food in surrounding restaurants fantastic and so cheap.

Add: 90 Tie Shu Jie Xuan Wu District Beijing 100050, China
Tel: 86-10-51958811Web:

Beijing Far East Youth Hostel
Beijing Far East Youth Hostel

8.  Lama Temple International Youth Hostel (北京雍和国际青年旅舍)
It has a great location, on a side alley, right next to Beixinqiao subway station line 5. There are a plethora of restaurants and a grocery store right down the street. The staff are also very friendly and helpful.

The dorm area  was all right. the beds are a little hard side. It is also somewhat noisy at night, since the walls are not sound proof. The bathrooms are all communal, and fairly clean, and the shower water is very hot.

Add: 56 Qiaotou Hutong, Beixinqiao, Yonghegong Dajie, Dongcheng District, Beijing
Subway: Beixinqiao Station – Line 5
Tel: (86) 10 64008515 Fax: 10 64028663

Lama Temple International Youth Hostel
Lama Temple International Youth Hostel

9. Beijing City Central International Youth Hotel (北京城市青年酒店)
Beijing City Central Youth Hostel is located just across from the Beijing Railway Station. The bus terminal, airport shuttle bus stop and taxi stands are next to the railway station, and Beijing Zhan subway station Line 2 (Exit A) is just outside the door.

The reception staff are quite nice. The bar is nice and offers cheap beer and pool tables. The bathrooms are adequately clean and there are laundry and boiled water facilities. Breakfast worth it, wifi good.

Address: No. 1 Beijingzhanqianjie, Dongcheng District, Beijing, 100005
Tel: 86-10-85115050, 86-10-65258866

Beijing City Central International Youth Hotel
Beijing City Central International Youth Hotel

10. Saga International Youth Hostel, Beijing (北京红都实佳宾馆):
It has a super location with walking distance to Beijing Railway Station and Tiananmen Square. It takes you only 10 minutes to walk to the hostel from the airport shuttle bus terminal of Beijing International Hotel. It’s also situated at a hutong area- that’ll give you a lot of cultural experience.

The staff speak very good English, helpful, fun, and friendly. This hostel is better than the Western standard for hostels. It feels more like a 2-star hotel. You can rent bikes and cruise around the historical Hutong area. Have a nice stay at Saga International Youth Hostel Beijing.

Add: 9 Shijia Hutong, Nanxiaojie, Dongcheng District, Beijing
tel: 86-10-65272773
ZIP: 100010

Tip: Hassle-free Beijing Guided Tours

If you don’t want to go the do-it-yourself route and prefer the hassle-free escorted tours,  here are some options for Beijing guided tours:

Beijing Day Tour
Beijing Tour Packages
Beijing Winter Tour
Beijing Autumn Tour
Great Wall Tour
Car Rental in Beijing
Beijing Tours
China City Tours
China Tour

Further Readings

Top 10 Attractions in Beijing
How to Visit Forbidden City
How to Visit Temple of Heaven
How to Visit Summer Palace
How to Visit Ming Tombs
How to Visit the Great Wall of China
How to Visit Tiananmen Square
How to Visit Hutongs
How to Visit Olympic Sites

Top 10 Markets in Beijing
Top 10 Shopping Malls in Beijing
Beijing Shopping

Wangfujing Night Snack Street
Qianmen Commercial Street
Beijing Huguosi Street

Any questions, just drop a line.

2 thoughts on “Top 10 Beijing Hostels, Beijing Youth Hostel

  1. hi ther, my name is kong from malaysia. may i know is those Youth Hostel in Beijing only for student or only for youth people? im 46 years old this year , can i book and stay at Youth Hostel in Beijing ?


  2. Of course, you can book any hostels in Beijing. They are not just for students. Anybody can use them.

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