Beijing City Central International Youth Hostel
Hostel | 1 Beijingzhan, Qianjie, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China 100005
387 out of 460 customers would recommend this property
Recent review (25/11/2014)
Raquel Mustillo thinks…
"You get what you pay for and at 9 dollars a night I got exactly that. The only good thing about this place was the fact you could smoke in your room and perhaps that it is why it is so cheap. The…"Read all Beijing City Central International Youth Hostel reviews
- Air Conditioning
- Credit cards accepted
- Car Parking
- Self-catering Facilities
- No curfew
- Currency Exchange
- Games room
- Secure lockers
- Lounge area
- Internet / Wi-Fi
- Pool table(s)
- 24 hour reception
- Safety deposit
- 24 hour hot showers
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Washing machines
- Laundry service
- Wake-up calls
- Common area / room
- Elevator / lift(s)
- Television room
- Breakfast USD 2.89
- Luggage Room
*IMPORTANT NOTICE* Please note that once your booking has been processed, we highly recommend that you contact the property with which you have booked directly to confirm your booking so as to avoid any issues regarding price and reservations or potential cancellations. The contact details of the property can be found on the confirmation email sent to you after booking.
Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.
Earliest check-in: 12:00
Latest Check-out: 12:00
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|Shared Rooms A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.|
4 Bed Dorm - Male only (Shared bathroom)No meals or drinks included
4 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)No meals or drinks included
|Private Rooms A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.|
Twin (Private bathroom)No meals or drinks included
Double (Private bathroom)No meals or drinks included
Budget 2 person (Shared bathroom)No meals or drinks included
About Beijing City Central International Youth Hostel
Beijing City Central Hostel is located at the corner of Beijingzhanjie and Beijingzhan Xijie, right across from the Central Railway Station. Bus terminal, airport shuttle bus stop and taxi stands are next to the railway station, and Beijingzhan subway station is just outside the door.
This is the largest hostel in Beijing, with central air conditioning and individual controls in each of the 200 rooms. It offers a computer/internet room, billiards, bar, and karaoke with jukebox. On the 1st and 2nd levels are a 24-hour supermarket, breakfast bar, coffee lounge, ATM, IC/IP phones, express film processing, mobile phone shop, and post office. The guest rooms on the 3rd to 6th floors include en-suites, doubles, singles, and 4 and 8 bunk dormitories.
Backpackers' Club on the 3rd floor.
The Backpackers' Club supplies delicious Chinese and Western buffet to you from 6:00am to 10:30am.
It’s only 15RMB/per person.
- Newly constructed in existing building; open mid-sep2004
- 3 lift’s from ground floor reception to hotel on floors 3-6
- Central air-conditioning with temperature control and TV.
- Double (two-single beds) rooms, with bathrooms free internet, hair dryer and safe.
- Twin bed rooms shared bathrooms, linen & duvet provided
- Single (one-person bed) shared bathrooms, linen & duvet provided.
- 4 and 6 bed dormitory rooms with lockers, linen & duvet provided.
- Separate men and women's bathroom and shower facilities
- 24-hour hot water
- Laundry room (washer and dryer)
- Free luggage storage
- Free safety box
- Self-catering kitchen
- Chinese & western breakfast buffet rmb15.00
- Backpackers' club on the 3rd floor
- Bike rental
- Friendly and helpful staff
- On-site help and general assistance
- Free travel advice
- Reservations for national and international flight & train tickets
- Hostel bookings in other cities
Transportation to major destinations:
- Bus 103 to Dongwuyuan (zoo)
- Bus along Beijingzhan Xijie to Wangfujing Street, Tiananmen, Qianmen, Tiantan Park
- Subway to Gulou (Drum Tower), Deshengmen
- Bus 103 to Beijing West Railway Station
- Bus 208 (night bus from 11:20pm to 4:40am) serves Beijing Railway Station, Gongti, Tiantan, etc.
Around the nearby Henderson Center are fast foods such as Kentucky Fried Chicken, McDonalds, Subway, Starbucks, and Pizza & Cafe. Inside you can find department stores, fashion boutiques, jewelry shops, hair stylists and beauty salon, and men's fashion and sportswear shops. In the vicinity are medical clinics, dental care, massage salons, pharmacies, eyeglass shops, bookstores, and souvenir shops. The hostel is next to the central business district that contains many gourmet kitchens serving diverse national and ethnic delicacies. ATM facilities can be found in the many nearby banks along Jianguomennei Dajie. Tian'anmen, Forbidden City, Tiantan, Observatory Museum, Nanhai, Zhongshan Park, and Wangfujing Dajie shopping street are all located a short ride from the hostel.
What to see and do (daily tours arranged at the hostel):
Walking on the Great Wall from Jinshanling to Simatai. The structure of Jinshanling was mainly built in 1570 of Ming Dynasty and it was a well-preserved fortification system as well as natural fantastic scenery. Simatai Great Wall is highly recommended by the publication Lonely Planet. The hostel organizes daily tours for you to walk on the Great Wall from Jinshanling to Simatai. Along the way you will enjoy the beautiful scenery and you will bring home many pleasant memories. Tours also available to the Badaling and Ming Tombs. The Summer Place tour includes tours to the Temple of Heaven, Forbidden City, Tian’an men Square along with the summer palace. Beijing Opera at Liyuan Theatre, with its traditional setting is on regular live performances either English subtitles every day. Acrobatics at Wansheng Theatre is first-class acrobatic show given by the Beijing Acrobatic Troupe, which was founded in 1957.