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Owned by a talented flower artist, Peking Youth Hostel is housed in a traditional Chinese building located along the lively Nanluogu Xiang, one of the famous Hutongs in downtown Beijing. A short 5-minute stroll from Houhai bar area, the hostel features a charming garden and colourful rooms with air conditioning. Free WiFi is available in all areas. Peking Hostel is a 30-minute walk from The Forbidden City and Tian’anmen Square. Nanluoguxiang Subway Station is 250 metres away. The scenic Beihai Park is an 8-minute drive away. It takes 40 minutes by car from the hotel to Beijing Capital Airport. Using bright, soothing shades, all rooms come with wooden flooring, an electric kettle and a writing desk. Shared bathrooms also come with a hairdryer for guests' convenience. Towels can be rented at the front desk. Guests can relax on the sun terrace, organise hiking trips, or spend a quiet reading afternoon in the book bar. Laundry, fax and photocopying services are also available. Tours and shows arrangements can be made upon request with the help of the cheerful staff. Car charters can also be arranged. Simple yet delectable meals by a foreign chef, drinks and snacks can be enjoyed at the hostel’s café, casual setting filled with scented flowers. Alternatively, there are many restaurants located within walking distance of the hostel.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.9 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Beijing, this property has an excellent location score of 9.5

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Room type
Number of guests
2 single beds
1 single bed
1 double bed
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Property practices

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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Beijing
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Maud
    Netherlands Netherlands
    Hostel is located in an amazing location. Staff is nice and bed is comfortable. There is a common area to meet other travellers.
  • Stephania
    Malaysia Malaysia
    The atmosphere and location is great. Gave a review before, doing it again. Itself convenient and comfortable.
  • Stephania
    Malaysia Malaysia
    The place was very convenient nearby the train station. Typical hostel concept with local and overseas travellers staying there. The staff were super friendly and the rooms were comfortable. Really worth it for long term or short terms stay.

Property surroundings

1 restaurant on site

  • 北平咖啡
    • Cuisine
      American • British • Pizza • Steakhouse • International • European
    • Open for
      Brunch • Dinner • High tea
    • Ambiance
      Traditional • Modern • Romantic
    • Dietary options

Facilities of Peking Youth Hostel

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Heating
  • Bar
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Toilet paper
  • Slippers
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/champagne
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Minimarket on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Wake-up service
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Soundproofing
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Chinese

House rules
Peking Youth Hostel takes special requests - add in the next step!

From 14:00 to 00:00
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in
You'll need to let the property know in advance what time you'll arrive.
From 07:00 to 12:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required option.
Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction
There is no age requirement for check-in
Pets are not allowed.
Accepted payment methods
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The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Guests are required to show a valid government-issued ID card or passport upon check-in.

Guests are kindly requested to inform the Hostel in advance if they are arriving late. Please leave your passport according to in-house staff's guidance.

Please note that towels are only offered in private rooms. Guests are strongly recommended to bring toiletries with themselves or refer to the front desk for certain purchase.

Please note that in consideration of safety issue, elder people and kids cannot stay on bunk beds.

Please note that the property requires a credit card pre-authorisation before arrival. The property accepts cash only upon check-in.

Foreign guests can only be accommodated if they've been staying in China at least for 6 months.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Peking Youth Hostel in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist.

FAQs about Peking Youth Hostel

  • Check-in at Peking Youth Hostel is from 14:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • Peking Youth Hostel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Bicycle rental

  • Peking Youth Hostel is 1.6 miles from the centre of Beijing. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at Peking Youth Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Peking Youth Hostel has 1 restaurant:

    • 北平咖啡