THE DRUM - Specialist Capsule Hostel & Hotel
Beijing Drum Tower International Hostel in central Beijing offers clean, affordable accommodation in 51 colourful and comfortable rooms. We have 27 singles, twins and doubles with air conditioning, cable television and en-suite ***Drum Tower Youth Hostel was newly decorated in May, and we continue to improve our service! ***
Hello world travellers!
Are you interested in a traditionally decorated lobby with red lanterns, comfortable sofas, free Wifi, gorgeous tables to sit for a beer, and a huge screen to watch your favorite games?
How about a fantastic opportunity to meet people from all over the world, and then having a wonderful night out at the nearby Hou Hai Bar street?
Dont tell me you wont LOOOOOVE our unique roof top where you can play PingPong, hold a barbecue party, or just sit there enjoying your peaceful time alone admiring the old Beijing!
A lovely combination of traditional and modern decorations, Drum Tower Hostel is located at a Hutong neighborhood, in a bustling central location. We are proudly to claim that our location is among the best in Beijing. Besides with easy access to subway station and bus stops, our hostel is also very near to many famous places of interest you definitely would love to visit during your stay here. Almost all famous places in Beijing are either within walking distance, or are really easy to reach through direct transportation methods such as subway and bus. It takes 5 minutes to reach the nearest subway station, the prestigious Bell Tower and the Drum Tower by walking;about 10 minutes to reach the Imperial College, Yonghe Lama Temple,Hou Hai Bar Street, Beihai Park, Forbidden City and Jingshan Park by bike; about 20 minutes to Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square by subway.
For your convenience, our staff can help you arrange tours in Beijing as well as nearby attractions. If you are interested in the Great Wall, Acrobatics and Kungfu shows, we have special day/overnight trips plus vans and English tour guides. If you want to visit places outside of Beijing, we can book you train/plane tickets with delivery service. We are also very familiar with various places for fun and food. Feel free to talk to us if you are interested in ANYTHING :)))
We endeavor to provide you with safe, healthy and comfortable accommodation together with a cheerful atmosphere of communication.Both rooms with and without private facilities are available at Drum Tower Hostel. For private rooms, bathroom, air-conditioner and TV are equipped. Shared dorm rooms are air conditioned as well. You can put your valuables in secured lockers or the safer in the lobby. Additionally, you have access to 24-hour hot water and reception service.
Because the hostel is located in a traditional Hutong where many Beijing natives still reside, you will come across many delicious restaurants and find out some intriguing moments of how Beijingers live and eat. On JiuGuLouDaJie, where our hostel lies, you can taste really good dumplings and noodles, Peking roast duck, caf bar, tea house and grocery stores with our favorite old Beijing Yoghurt.
Your having a great time at Drum Tower Hostel is our highest concern. In order to achieve this aim, we really appreciate that you can leave your ideas and comments to our staff, so that we can make specific correction and improvements. We have met many people who regard DrumTower Hostel as their home abroad and spend so much wonderful time together with us, and we sincerely hope that Drum Tower Hostel canbecome your home, too :)))
#How to get to Drum Tower Hostel#
*From Beijing airport:
Please take the airport expressway to DongZhiMen, and then change to Subway Line No.2 at Dongzhimen Station and get off at the GuLouDaJiestation. After exiting from exit B, head south for 300m and you'll find Drum Tower Hostel.
*From train station:
Please take subway line No.2 (circle line) from Beijing train stationto the GuLouDaJie station, from exit 'e' to head south for a300-meter-walk.
*More transportation details:
There are many bus lines around hostel, which includes 5,44,60,82,107,204,380,721,800,809,820,839,834,909. Our staff will show you the best bus line to find anywhere easily.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour reception
- 24 hour security
- Air Conditioning
- Bicycle hire
- Bicycle parking
- Book exchange
- Breakfast not included
- Child Friendly
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Fax Service
- Free Wifi
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Key Card Access
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Meeting Room
- Outdoor Terrace
- Postal Service
- Reading Light
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Washing Machine
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.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Please be informed that:
1) Expatriate and Chinese will be accomodated seperately.
2) For Chinese ID holder, male and female will be arranged seperately.(We only accept chinese with ID card)
3) Please indicate your gender for bed/dorm reservation if you are a Chinese.
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#How to get to ~The DRUM~#
*From Beijing airport: (subway & buses stop at 23:00)
A) Book our airport pick up service for 240-290rmb per car.
B) Take the airport expressway to DongZhiMen, and then change to Subway Line No.2 at Dongzhimen Station and get off at the GuLouDaJie station. After exiting from exit G, head south for 100m and you'll find the Drum Tower Hostel.
C) There are also shuttle buses that reach the city center, from where you can catch the subway.
*From train station: (subway & buses stop at 23:00)
A) Take a taxi - 40rmb
B) Take subway line No.2 (circle line) from Beijing train station to the GuLouDaJie station, from exit 'G' to head south for a 100-meter-walk.
*From Beijing West station: (subway & buses stop at 23:00)
A) Take a taxi - 40rmb
B) Take subway line 7 to the Caishikou stop and then change to line 4. Then take line 4 to Xizhimen. Then change to line 2 and travel to the Guloudajie stop. After exiting from exit G, head south for 100m and you'll find the Drum Tower Hostel.
*From Beijing South station: (subway & buses stop at 23:00)
A) Take a taxi
B) Take subway line 4 to the Xizhimen stop. Then change to line 2 and travel to the Guloudajie stop. After exiting from exit G, head south for 100m and you'll find the Drum Tower Hostel.
*More transportation details:
If you have any more questions please get in touch.
Thank you again for booking with us.
~ The Drum ~
Excellent location, just 200 meters from 2 major subway lines. Easy access to Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, Lama Temple, Silk Market, Olympic area, Embassy area, all major train stations, the airport and more. Just see our subway map in the photo section...
Locally, banks/ATMS, post office, 24hr shop, 24hr pharmacy etc are all just a short walk away. Please see our local area map in the photo section...