Beijing Downtown Backpackers
Welcome to Downtown Backpackers!
We offer clean and comfortable accommodation at affordable rates! There is travel information at the front desk. We provide train & aeroplane ticket booking, youth hostels booking, transportation service, parking, reservation of opera shows, acrobatics shows, kung fu shows, hiking, the Great Wall tour service and much more. If you have any questions about travel, please ask us at the travel desk and we will be happy to help you.
Our Backpackers is located in the centre of the ancient capital of Yuan dynasty, and that is why our hostel is called Downtown. This area is now the very famous protected area of old Chinese impasses, called HuTong. In NanLuoGu alley, Downtown is near the Forbidden grave and just behind BeiHai Park. You can easily go to Tian`anmen Square, The Summer Palace, The Forbidden City, and The Temple of Haven by bus. The subway station is only 20 minutes by foot, and public facilities such as banks, International post office, and supermarkets are very near.
We have three kinds of double rooms:
1/Double room with window for 190rmb per room per night.
2/Twin bed room(2 single beds) with skyllight for 170rmb per room per night.
3/Double room without window(dark) for 150rmb per room per night.
About private 3 bed rooms:
1/private 3 bed room with window for 255RMB/room/night
2/private 3 bed room with skylight(top window) for 225RMB/room/night
But, they are not in the basement, and also, they have private bathroom,shower and air condition inside, as same as other normal rooms with window.
You must pay attention when you book a room,you should know the room price then you will know which kind of room you booked.
Airport pickup service. This is available for those staying with us for 4 consecutive nights or more if you booked a whole private room.Not for scattered beds in dormitory.
We will pick you up from the airport (only Capital International airport) for free for one time, you just need to pay 20RMB for the toll and parking fee(11rmb/hour). Please inform us of your flight number and landing time 2 days before your arrival. Please be aware that if we wait for you more than half hour, you must pay the parking fee.
As experienced Backpackers, we know how to match our service to your needs, by providing you supplementary services such as organising camping, climbing, and hiking to the Great Walls and planning visits to watch Beijing opera and Chinese acrobatics. Moreover, for those interested in Beijingnises everyday life, our local tricycle drivers can show you each HuTong around Downtown, and you will even be invited into some Beijingnises home.
Our principle is to help you to save every cent in your trip, and so, breakfast is included in the room price.
Our address in Chinese is: NO.85,Jiao Doa Kou Nan Luo Gu Alley, Dong Cheng district
or call us.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour reception
- 24 hour security
- Air Conditioning
- Airport transfers
- Bicycle hire
- Bicycle parking
- Book exchange
- Breakfast Included
- Card phones
- Common Room
- Fax Service
- Free Wifi
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Linen Included
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
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Our backpackers hostel is located in the centre of the city within the HuTong area and the subway station is only 5 minutes by foot.
How to get there
From the airport
By bus:Take airport express to DongZhiMen (25rmb). Then take bus 107 to Bao Chao Hutong, which is the 6th stop (1rmb). When you get off the bus, cross the road and start walking in the direction that the bus came from. You need to look out for a turning on your right which is Nan Luo Gu Xiang. The hostel is a 3-4 minute walkdown this busy Hutong street and is situated on the right hand side.
Taxi from the airport around 100rmb
From Central Train Station
By bus:Take bus 104 to Bei Bing Ma Si(1rmb).this road is parallel to Nan Luo Gu Xiang;cross the road and take one of the alleys to reach it.
Taxi from central station around 40rmb.
From West Train Station
By bus:Take bus 623 to LuoGuXiang,Nan Luo Gu Xiang is just across the road.
Take subway:Take line9 form Beijing west train station to Baishiqiaonan,then tranfer line 6,get off at Nanluoguxiang.
Taxi from West Train station around 50rmb.
From south train station
Take subway:Take line4 form Beijing south train station to Pinganli,then transfer line6,get off at Nanluoguxiang.
Airport pickup service: We will offer a free airport pickup for each booking if your stay with us is for longer than 5 days. This is available for those(less than 6 person) staying with us for 5 consecutive nights or more if you booked a whole private room.Not for scattered beds in dormitory.you just need to pay 20/50RMB for the toll and parking fee(11rmb/hour). Please inform us of your flight number and landing time 3 days before your arrival. Please be aware that if we wait for you more than half hour, you must pay the parking fee.
Our Backpackers is located in the centre of Beijing city, and that is why our hostel is called Downtown. This area is now the very famous protected area of old Chinese impasses, called HuTong. In NanLuoGu alley, Downtown is near the Forbidden grave and just behind BeiHai Park. The subway station is only 5 minutes by foot, and public facilities such as banks, International post office, and supermarkets are very near.