CNY 217 per night
CNY 217 per night
Beijing City Central Youth Hostel, Beijing, China

Beijing City Central Youth Hostel

Beijing, China - No. 1 Beijing Zhan Qian Jie, Dongcheng District
3.7   

3 Total reviews

  • Superior location
  • Very safe and secure
  • Superb cleanliness
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very unhelpful ... The staff does not help you with anything, the guys on the 3rd floor bar are just mean. They overcharge you for literally everything in the hostel- phone, internet, pool table, breakfast, tours, drinks, its ridiculous. The cleaning staff is awful and cleans ...

Description - Hostel

Location:
Beijing City Central Hostel is located at the corner of Beijingzhanjie and Beijingzhan Xijie, right across from the Central Railway Station. Bus terminal, airport shuttle bus stop and taxi stands are next to the railway station, and Beijingzhan subway station is just outside the door.
This is the largest hostel in Beijing, with central air conditioning and individual controls in each of the 200 rooms. It offers a computer/internet room, billiards, bar, and karaoke with jukebox. On the 1st and 2nd levels are a 24-hour supermarket, breakfast bar, coffee lounge, ATM, IC/IP phones, express film processing, mobile phone shop, and post office. The guest rooms on the 3rd to 6th floors include ensuites, doubles, singles, and 4 and 8 bunk dormitories.

Nearby attractions:
Around the nearby Henderson Center are fast foods such as Kentucky Fried Chicken, McDonalds, Subway, Starbucks, Pizza & Cafe. Inside you can find department stores, fashion boutiques, jewelry shops, hair stylists and beauty salon, and men's fashion and sports wear shops. In the vicinity are medical clinics, dental care, massage salons, pharmacies, eyeglass shops, bookstores, and souvenir shops. The hostel is next to the central business district that contains many gourmet kitchens serving diverse national and ethnic delicacies. ATM facilities can be found in the many nearby banks along Jianguomennei Dajie. Tian'anmen, Forbidden City, Tiantan, Observatory Museum, Nanhai, Zhongshan Park, and Wangfujing Dajie shopping street are all located a short ride from the hostel.

Facilities:
- Newly constructed in existing building; open mid-July 2004
- 3 lifts from ground floor reception to hostel on floors 3-6
- Central air-conditioning with temperature control and TV in every room
- Double (two-single beds) rooms, some with Internet and bathrooms.
- 4 and 8 bunk dormitory rooms with lockers, linen & duvet provided.
- 2 and 4 bed dormitory rooms with lockers, linen & duvet provided.
- Single (one-person bed) rooms, linen & duvet provided.
- Separate men and women's bathroom and shower facilities
- 24-hour hot water
- Laundry room (washer and dryer)
- Luggage storage
- Safety deposit box
- Self-catering kitchen
- Reading room and book exchange
- High speed Internet connection
- Bar and recreation area
- Bike rental (bicycles available at the hostel)
- Car parking free for hostel guests
- Tourist information - organized tours to the Great Wall and other Beijing attractions.
- Friendly and helpful staff
Services:
- On-site help and general assistance
- Free travel advice
- Reservations for national and international flight & train tickets
- Arrangements for tourist coach and sightseeing activities
- Hostel bookings in other cities
- Delivery service
Our information booth has information on cultural entertainment such as folk dances, Chinese orchestra performances, kung fu demonstrations, traditional ceremonies, Chinese opera, folk song performances, etc.
- We can arrange acrobatic shows, art gallery visits, ikebana classes, calligraphy classes, Chinese painting and cooking classes, and many other activities for groups.
What to see and do (daily tours arranged at the hostel):
Walking on the Great Wall from Jinshanling to Simatai. The structure of Jinshanling was mainly built in 1570 of Ming Dynasty and it was a well-preserved fortification system as well as natural fantastic scenery. Simatai Great Wall is highly recommended by the publication Lonely Planet. The hostel organizes daily tours for you to walk on the Great Wall from Jinshanling to Simatai. Along the way you will enjoy the beautiful scenery and you will bring home many pleasant memories, the cost of 90 RMB includes transportation only. Tours also available to the Badaling and Ming Tombs the price of 180 RNB includes transportation, all fees, lunch and English guide. The Summer Place tour includes tours to the Temple of Heaven, Forbidden City, Tian'an men Square along with the Summer palace included for 230 RMB are; transportation, all fees, guide, and lunch. Beijing Opera at Liyuan Theatre, with its traditional setting is on regular live performances either English subtitles everyday. Acrobatics at Wansheng Theatre is first-class acrobatic show given by the Beijing Acrobatic Troupe, which was founded in 1957..

Directions:
Arriving by air: please take the "C" line of the Capital Airport shuttle bus. The shuttle bus stop is located a short distance to the right outside of the main entrance of the arrival building. Get off at the Beijing railway station.
AIRPORT PICK-UP
We can arrange pick up service from Airport to the Hostel. It costs 120RMB per car with max. 3 people from 7:00am to 7:00pm.
For other times it costs 150RMB. The above rate includes high way toll and parking fee.
if you want us to pick you up from the airport, please let us know in advance the flight number and arrive time by email.
Arriving by train (Beijing Main station): the hostel is at the northwest corner of the station square.
Arriving by train (Beijing West station): take bus 703 to Beijing Main Railway Station.
Transportation to major destinations:
- Bus 103 to Dongwuyuan (zoo)
- Bus along Beijingzhan Xijie to Wangfujing Street, Tian'anmen, Qianmen, Tiantan Park
- Subway to Gulou (Drum Tower), Deshengmen
- Bus 103 to Beijing West Railway Station
- Bus 208 (night bus from 11:20pm to 4:40am) serves Beijing Railway Station, Gongti, Tiantan, etc.

The space
  • Property type: Hostel
  • Guest rooms/units: 200
Hostel accommodations

Lowest price available: CNY 217 (Chinese Yuan Renminbi)

2 Bed Room Double Female Dorm Male Dorm Mixed Dorm Mixed Dorm A Mixed Dorm B Mixed Dorm C Privatea Single Standard Twin
  • Check-in: 12:00am
  • Check-out: noon

Hostel amenities

24-hr front desk Airport pickup All inclusive plan Bar/lounge Beauty salon Bicycle rental Breakfast (extra charge) Breakfast available Childcare or babysitting Currency exchange Elevator/lift Gameroom Gift shop Laundry/valet service Linen included Live music Meal plans Meeting facilities Movie rentals No Smoking No curfew Open 24 Hours Restaurant on site Room service Safe deposit box-front desk Taxi service Tennis Tour assistance Tour/sightseeing assistance

Room amenities

Standard room Central air-conditioning with temperature control and TV in every room - Double (two-single beds) rooms, with Internet and bathrooms. 24-hour hot water

4 and 8 bunk dormitory rooms with lockers, linen & duvet provided. 24-hour hot water

2 and 4 bed dormitory rooms with lockers, linen & duvet p24-hour hot waterrovided.

Separate men and women's bathroom and shower facilities - 24-hour hot water

A/C climate control Air-conditioning Backpacker facilities Coffee/tea maker Electronic key Ensuite Fax machine Fax service Fireplace (electric) Fireplace rooms Hairdryer Internet access Iron/ironing board Kitchenettes Lockers Microwave Non-smoking rooms Private bathroom Refrigerator Rollaway beds available Safe in room Shared bathroom Showers without bath Telephone Television VCR Video games Wake-up calls


Neighborhood
Points of interest
  • Henderson Center
  • Starbucks,
  • Massage salons,
  • Souvenir shops.
  • Tian'anmen, Forbidden City,
  • Tiantan,
  • Observatory
  • Museum,
  • Wangfujing Dajie shopping street
  • Bookstores

Policies
Price details

CNY 217 - 267 per night (Chinese Yuan Renminbi)

Location - Hostel

No. 1 Beijing Zhan Qian Jie, Dongcheng District
Beijing
Beijing Shi
China  100005

Latitude: 40.12661, Longitude: 116.65086

How to get there

Location:
Beijing City Central Hostel is located at the corner of Beijingzhanjie and Beijingzhan Xijie, right across from the Central Railway Station. Bus terminal, airport shuttle bus stop and taxi stands are next to the railway station, and Beijingzhan subway station is just outside the door.
This is the largest hostel in Beijing, with central air conditioning and individual controls in each of the 200 rooms. It offers a computer/internet room, billiards, bar, and karaoke with jukebox. On the 1st and 2nd levels are a 24-hour supermarket, breakfast bar, coffee lounge, ATM, IC/IP phones, express film processing, mobile phone shop, and post office. The guest rooms on the 3rd to 6th floors include ensuites, doubles, singles, and 4 and 8 bunk dormitories.

Directions:
It's very easy from airport to Beijing City Central Youth Hostel, when you arrived the airport, out of the arrived entrance, then turn right walking about 50 meter, you will be find the airport shuttle bus station, take airport shuttle bus "No. 3" line from airport to Beijng Zhan (terminal stop), then walking along the street to the Beijing Zhan Station Square, you will be find the hostel located the northwest corner of the station square(opposite the station square), there have big sign Beijing City Central Youth Hostel. the shuttle bus fee is 16RMB/per person.

AIRPORT PICK-UP
We can arrange pick up service from Airport to the Hostel. It costs 120RMB per car with max. 3 people from 7:00am to 7:00pm.
For other times it costs 150RMB. The above rate includes high way toll and parking fee.
if you want us to pick you up from the airport, please let us know in advance the flight number and arrive time by email.
Arriving by train (Beijing Main station): the hostel is at the northwest corner of the station square.
Arriving by train (Beijing West station): take bus 703 to Beijing Main Railway Station.
Transportation to major destinations:
- Bus 103 to Dongwuyuan (zoo)
- Bus along Beijingzhan Xijie to Wangfujing Street, Tian'anmen, Qianmen, Tiantan Park
- Subway to Gulou (Drum Tower), Deshengmen
- Bus 103 to Beijing West Railway Station
- Bus 208 (night bus from 11:20pm to 4:40am) serves Beijing Railway Station, Gongti, Tiantan, etc.

Nearest airport: Airport shuttel bus stop opposite the hostel