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Sanlitun Youth Hostel

Sanlitun Youth Hostel

No.1 Chunxiu Lu(Gong Ti Bei Lu) Chaoyang District, Beijing, China Map Send to a friend

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Accommodation China Beijing Sanlitun Youth Hostel

Sanlitun Youth Hostel

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您好,本店暂不提供内宾零散床位的预订,请预订任何的Private room, 谢谢。

Our hostel sits in the heart of Beijing's vibrant Sanlitun nightlife area, famed for being the first point-of-call for revellers, both local Chinese and Western. The embassy area is also within walking distance, making it practical for the traveller who likes things to be within easy reach.

Located in the Chaoyang District, the hostel is just minutes from Dongsishitao subway station. It serves as the prime location to get to many of Beijing's attractions, such as the famed Yashow Market which specializes in designer clothing brands at fair prices.

Our free services include Wi-Fi, a library, luggage storage, movies, travel info, 24hr hot showers and even an electric guitar.

Our free dumpling party happens every Friday and our free Chinese hot pot party is on every Wednesday night; they’re a great opportunity to meet other guests.

Other amenities include laundry facilities, bicycle hire, print/scan services, international phone calls, a 2-for-1 book exchange, a post box, 24hr reception and airport pick-up. We also host birthday parties and traditional festivals.

Our spacious and modern restaurant area serves as both a chill-out area and home to cuisine that caters for international tastes with Chinese and Western food. There’s free home theatre in our restaurant every day and there’s discounted restaurant prices on certain days of the week.

We also offer tours to many of Beijing's famous attractions and provide transportation and tickets to the city's hottest talked-about shows. We organise daily tours to Mutianyu Great Wall and the Ming Tombs and city tours to Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and Tiananmen Square. We also have daily night view tours. We can book car services and tickets for kung fu shows, acrobatics shows and the Beijing Opera.

Our staff are all bilingual in English and Mandarin and are happy to answer any queries and help with any potential problems that you may encounter in Beijing.

We’re located near the post office (Western Union), supermarket, a clothing market, Sanlitun bar street and the embassy area. It’s easy to go to the bank, ATM, subway and bus station.

We offer a great experience for those wishing to gain the full effect of what Beijing has to offer. We all wish you have a good time in Beijing.

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Highlights

  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • 24 Hour Check-In
  • Bar
  • Linen Included
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage

Important Information

您好,本店暂不提供内宾零散床位的预订(如产生订单,该订单为无效订单,在线定金不予返还),请预订任何的Private room, 谢谢。

Please let us know your arrival time, if you will be at our hostel late than the plan time please tell us, otherwise we will not keep your booking, thanks for your understanding.

There are no towels & pad locks included in the Dormtory.

We invite you to visit the Chinese Great wall: You can book the Great Wall trip in advance, more information please send us an email, thanks.

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This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Very nice place to stay, very close to campusfrance and to the subway.I loved the relaxed atmosphere, friendly staff.It is very much like a home.By the way,Banana milkshake is great!

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This is a Trusted Review. Why?

We stayed at Sanlutin hostel for about 5 nights. We had payed for a 6 bedroom mixed dorm but the room was never completely full and for half of the time it was just my friend and I in a huge room. It was nice. The showers are HOT! The best I've had yet. The staff were incredibly friendly and the bar was a really neat place to hangout. The ONLY thing that was irritating is that there is no wifi in the room and the wifi in the lobby is incredibly finicky. I would come back here in a heart best though.

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This is a Trusted Review. Why?

We stayed in the Sanlitun Hostel for more than a week. The location is outstanding with easy access to the markets, restaurants and bars and subway. The atmosphere is lively with the staff really making an effort to encourage interaction with free meals on some nights. The foosball table and pool table also add to the atmosphere. There was no pressure to book tours although the staff are very knowledgeable and helpful. Our experience as a family travelling was really positive with only one minor gripe, that some items on the menu were too overpriced. The reception staff all speak english and are very helpful. One of the best things about this hostel is the furry little animals. It's nice to cuddle a pet especially if you've been travelling for a while and a little homesick.

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5

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Room: I had a single room (2 full beds) with shared bath which ended up being in the 4th floor (no lift). The merely functional room, which also contained a table and an end table, was fine, the bed clothes clean. There was peeling wallpaper in one corner of the room and the general feel was that of a well worn space. There were some mismatched clothes hangers which I used to hang laundry.

Hostel location and social atmosphere: The hostel is in a courtyard which contains other restaurants, not quickly accessible from the hustle bustle of the street, which is rather nice. The common spaces downstairs are excellent for meeting people, includes a restaurant which has the atmosphere of a hang out coffeeshop with comfy chairs, free wifi on your laptop and also shows movies. Food is definitely a bit more expensive but still reasonably priced if you are visiting from N America or Europe. I met people who travel an hour from the Beijing suburbs to hang out there on weekends as a jumping point to the city or just to study and get work done. The hostel also puts some effort to organise events that will help people interact: dumpling night, a World Cup viewing, other free food, connection with organised tours. One warning on location: it's a bit more than a skip to the metro station, perhaps 10 min, and further to the airport shuttle stop.

Staff: The staff are also friendly--particularly if you show them consideration yourself. They are 20 somethings who are working or on call 6 days a week, and one suspects quite long hours on duty days, so some waning enthusiasm for service should be understandable and even attributable to sleep deprivation.

Handling of incidents: At 5:00ish one morning pieces of the ceiling in my room kerplunked on the bed next to mine. Apparently heavy rains caused a leak, also liquifying paint on to my clothes which were strewn about the bed.

Ultimately, the hostel's policy (which was quite prompt--once the owner was present) was to wash my clothes and suitcase for me as well as to relocate me to an upgraded room with 2 twin beds, ie a single with private bath. The $7.50 upgrade in this case meant a room that was much less worn, a telephone, a non-flat TV, IKEA-like furniture (desk, night tables), towels and soap--none of these things were available in the previous room. Ultimately, good value for $7.50. Yes, I had bits of paint on other stuff besides clothes and no, I didn't want perfume on my clothes, but I didn't specify no perfume (be forwarned!) and decided to clean other things myself.

The hostel owner is quite present and involved, and he is also aware of the effect of online ratings on traffic. Altogether, I left a very satisfied guest. I'm just disappointed they are now by policy making single guests

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This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Clean and in a very good location.

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This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Nice place where the team is ready to hear and help you as much as she can.

Take care of the climatization which is very strong and near the beds (in the dorms).

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4
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Hotel Amenities

  • 24 hour reception
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Café
  • Common Room
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Games room
  • Hairdryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Restaurant
  • Tours/Travel Desk

general

  • 24 Hour Security
  • Laundry Facilities

communications

  • Card Phones
  • Fax Service
  • Postal Service

parking

  • Bicycle Parking

inroom facilities

  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box

sport& leisure

  • Cable TV
  • Pool Table

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