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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 colorful 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 820 feet 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, organize 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 in particular like the location – they rated it 9.9 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

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

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1 twin bed
1 full bed
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Guest reviews


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Free Wifi
High score for Beijing
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Kelsey
    United States of America United States of America
    The hostel is in a very nice location. It is off to the side of one of the hu tongs in the city so you can step out and visit different shops and try different street foods. There was a nice area on the first floor to hang out if you wanted. I...
  • Izhar1988
    Pakistan Pakistan
    The staff is very cooperating, as there is very few that understands and talk in english.
  • Joel
    United States of America United States of America
    It’s was really cute and had an awesome cafe. It was super close to a really cool shopping street. It is directly off it. So many cool shops and restaurants. I would stay here again, unless I find something as nice and cheaper. It was a bit...

Area info

1 Restaurant On Site

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

Amenities of Peking Youth Hostel

Most popular amenities
  • 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 deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • 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.
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/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
  • Safe
  • Convenience store on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • 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 2:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


From 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print
Must-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-authorization 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 ID 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 of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

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

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to 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 minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

FAQs about Peking Youth Hostel

  • Peking Youth Hostel has 1 restaurant:

    • 北平咖啡

  • Peking Youth Hostel is 1.6 miles from the center 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, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

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

    • Bicycle rental

  • Check-in at Peking Youth Hostel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.