We found the staff to be extremely friendly and helpful, especially with their advice about what to see and how to use the subway system. Bobby, himself, collected us from Beijing Airport and drove us back to the airport on the day of our departure.
A children and family friendly boutique hutong traditional house, run by the professional team who were the No.1 winner in 2007 all around China, voted by all hostelworld customers!
Beijing Templeside Deluxe is a 'Si He Yuan'（a compound with houses around a square courtyard）hotel in a comfortable pure Chinese style with Qing dynasty characteristics．There are seven guest rooms and a beautiful covered courtyard as a multi-function hall．All rooms have air conditioning, heaters, free internet, phone, TV, and even a ice fridge. NB: dorm is only open to students and youth below 28 yrs old.
The house is decorated with handmade colored paintings, antiques, traditional style wooden furniture, and various kinds of handicrafts．Our honored guests can enjoy the beauty of Chinese culture and arts here．
Living here can help you get the best understanding of Beijing's real hutong life. You could never get the same feeling and traveling experience from somewherelse. Templeside will give you 'a glimpse of what life in the city is really like'.
The hotel located in the center of Beijing. It is about 30 mins walking to the Forbidden city, Bei Hai park, Tian An Men and most important sightseeing places. Over 20 buses and subway around the hotel make all traveling very easy.
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* FREE hot tea all the time
* FREE Internet and Wi-Fi
* FREE dumbing party (every Monday)
* FREE 24-hour hot shower
* FREE luggage storage
* FREE towels, linens and duvets
* FREE DVDs, games, books to borrow including guidebooks such as LP series
* FREE travel information
* FREE hostel booking in China
* 4 different significant Great Wall day tours for choice
* Show tickets with best seat location (kungfu, Peking opera, acrobatic show)
* Tibet permit and tailored budget tours
Each of the eight guest rooms introduces, to our honored guests, the lives of different distinguished emperors in Chinese history and the dynasties in which they lived．
The Deluxe Two-Bedroom Suite have two storeys, one living room with 25 square and two bedrooms with 60 square.
dorm is only open to students and youth below 28 yrs old.
No.2, Bai Ta Xiang ( inside An Ping Alley) Zhao Deng Yu Road, Xicheng District
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We found the staff to be extremely friendly and helpful, especially with their advice about what to see and how to use the subway system. Bobby, himself, collected us from Beijing Airport and drove us back to the airport on the day of our departure. Throughout our stay he made himself available to help us whenever we required assistance. Our room was comfortable & provided us with all that we needed for a short stay of four nights. It is possible to walk to the city centre from the Hutong but rather easier to use the subway which is reasonably short walk from the Hutong. A most enjoyable evening was had making dumplings at which everybody had to do something. Especially nice about this activity was the opportunity to meet the other guests who heralded from a number of differet countries. Altogether this was a very rewarding and enjoyable few days.
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