Red Lantern House

No.5 Zhengjue Hutong, Xinjie Kou, Xicheng District, Beijing, China, Distance from city centre: 4.1km
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Rating: 89%from 7 reviews

  • 91%Atmosphere
  • 94%Staff
  • 80%Security
  • 94%Cleanliness
  • 85%Location
  • 88%Value for money
  • 91%Facilities
Red Lantern House is a family-run hostel, housed in a traditional courtyard house in downtown Beijing. We have a range of private and dormitory accommodation in four separate buildings located on the same street. Despite the age of our properties, we offer all the comforts and conveniences of a modern home.
We are located in the largest HuTong preservation area in downtown Beijing, once home to royalty and nobility, close to BeiHai Park, and a short stroll from Lotus Lane, an area popular for its nightlife. There are many shops, restaurants and other amenities in the vicinity of the hostel.

We offer a number of onsite facilities, including bicycle hire, laundry, CD burning, hairdryers and travel assistance, including tours to destinations such as the Great Wall and the Forbidden City. We have a restaurant and a communal area with drinks, internet access and a DVD player.

Airport transfers are available.

*Please note: we are a backpacker hostel and our style of accommodation may not be suitable for everyone.

Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle hire
  • Bicycle parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Café
  • Card Phones
  • Child Friendly
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • Currency Exchange
  • Telephone/Fax Facilities
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals Available
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Mini Supermarket
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Pool Table
  • Postal Service
  • Reading Light
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Restaurant
  • Steam Room
  • Taxes included
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Cancellation Policy

This 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.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

Time of check in and check out time is 12 noon during April to October ( high season in Beijing) .
If your arrival earlier than 12pm, you can drop off your luggage in our storage room before your room is ready., You can have breakfast in our courtyard or go out to visit the neighbourhood.

Early check-in from 3am and late check-out until 2pm will be offered in low season from November to March the next year.

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RED LANTERN HOUSE, BEIJING
NO.5 ZHENGJUE HUTONG
XINJIEKOU NANDAJIE, XICHENG DISTRICT
BEIJING, CHINA, 100035

FROM BEIJING CAPITAL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (首都机场): take shuttle bus Line 2 to the last stop; the Xidan ( 西单) Aviation Building (the shuttle bus terminal).

Get bus No 22 just in front of the Aviation Building beside the main street and get off at 'XinJieKou' (新街口) stop (should be the 6th Stop). Then walk back to the South about 200 meters along the street, see the traffic light at the 'T' cross road , walk ahead around 50 meters, find the 'Dairy Queen' and ' Yoshinoya' (吉野家) sign and turn into the small alleyway beside they, about 150 meters eastward, you will see 'Red Lantern House' on your left hand side with Chinese traditional wooden doors and two bunch of red lanterns on it.

BY TAXI: If you take a taxi from Xidan Aviation Building to our hostel, the cost will be around 15-20 yuan ( CNY ). From the airport by taxi will cost about 120yuan (CNY)..It is always helpful to keep the phone number if you are lost.

FROM BEIJING CENTRAL RAILWAY STATION (北京站): take Subway line 2 (Beijing Zhan) and get off at Jishuitan Station (积水潭)where you will take exit D. Turn left outside of exit D and then walk South about 15 minutes. After you see the first traffic light at the 'T' cross road, keep going ahead about 50 meters, you can see 'Dairy Queen' and 'Yoshinoya ' (吉野家) sign on the left hand of the street then turn into the alleyway beside them, after around 150 meters, you can see 'Red Lantern House' wooden gate with two bunch of red Lantern.

FROM BEIJING WEST RAILWAY STATION (北京西客站): take subway line 9 (北京西客站 Beijing Xikezhan) to the north and get off at ' The National Library ' (国家图书馆) change line 4 to the East and get off at 'Xinjiekou' ( 新街口)station. take exit 'B' ( the north east exit) and turn left to the main street, walk another 200 meters and see the 'T' cross road. cross the traffic light and turn right to ' Xinjiekou Nandajie ' (新街口南大街),another 100 metes ahead, you will see the entrance of 'Zhengjue Hutong' (正觉胡同)where the Red lantern House is inside 200 meters away.

FROM BEIJING SOUTH RAILWAY STATION (北京南站), take subway line 4 ( 北京南站 Beijing Nan Zhan)get off at 'Xinjiekou '新街口“ station ( to the North the 8th Stop),get out from exit ' B' ( East North exit) and turn left to the main street ( to the East ) around 300 meters,see the 'T' cross road and cross the road to the east side of the street,turn right to the south and after 100 meters, you can see the entrance of Zhengjue Hutong' (正觉胡同)with ' Yoshinoya' (吉野家)and 'DQ' just beside,walk into the alleyway another 200 meters, see the wooden red gate of Red Lantern house on your left hand.

If you wish to take taxi to the hostel, don't use the service desks in the lobby of the airport or those offer you a ride to the city center because most of them are always ready to rip you off at more than 300 RMB by putting you onto their private car without a taxi license. From the airport to the hostel it never costs more than 120 RMB. You can get a taxi from just outside of the airport lobby. Please use licensed taxis for more reliable service. If you are overcharged, don't hesitate to contact us at the guest house or Simon.AIRPORT PICK-UPIn order to get to the hostel from the airport without hassle, we provide a very reliable airport pick-up service taking you all the way to the hostel without any problems.

It costs 160 Yuan (CNY) per car with max.3 people with luggage from 7:00am to 11:00pm. For other times it costs 180 Yuan (CNY). The above rate includes high way toll and you need to pay for the parking at the airport. It is free of charge in 30 minutes and cost around 6-16RMB in two hours.

To get to the airport from the hostel, it costs 160 Yuan /car and 260 Yuan (CNY) /van (7am to 11pm) including high way toll, 180-280 Yuan (CNY)for departure before 6am and after 11pm. For the service, please contact us in advance with information of your departure city, flight number and your names.

TO SAVE YOUR TIME AND MONEY PLEASE CALL SIMON WHEN YOU ARE LOST.

Located Near

-Forbidden City and Tian'anmen Square
-Beihai and Jinshan Park
-Forbidden City and Tian'anmen Square
-Beihai and Jinshan Park
-Lama Temple
-White Pagoda
-Houhai Bar Street
-Wangfujing Night Market
-Xidan Shopping Area and Xidan Aviation Building (airport bus terminal)

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