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Beijing Drum Tower Youth Hostel

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No 51 Old Gulou Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100009 China See on map
Name/address in local language
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
2 Star accommodation
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THE DRUM - Specialist Capsule Hostel & Hotel All dorm beds are private capsules. Private rooms are 3 star hotel grade. Just 200 meters from subway lines 2 & 8, & Drum Tower. Great tours & very sociable pizza ...More cafe/bar... The Drum "Hot-stel" combines hotel accommodation with new-concept dorm room design.Free wireless/wifi internet is available throughout and the entire hotel has central heating along with air-conditioning. * All private rooms newly renovated with secure key-card access, flatscreen TV, western toilet and 24 hour hot water shower. * All dorm rooms have been upgraded into separate V.I.P. capsule bunk beds with secure keycard access doors, offering complete privacy to every dorm guest * Ensuite single capsule-rooms available (1.7m height, 3-4m wide - with attached toilet & shower).Beijing's best option for those just looking for a cheap private space with washroom facilities. * Don't miss the rooftop viewing deck, with unbeatable views of the Drum & Bell Towers, or consider booking a spacious roof-garden room. * Relax in the comfortable lounge area on one the ikea sofas or Korean/Japanese-style tea rooms. (* The onsite sports cafe/bar provides a great meeting place for guests, offering a hearty selection of western cuisine, fresh coffee, draft beer and cocktails.) * Great Wall of China tours and more can be easily booked through reception. Reception also arranges ticket booking and laundry facilities. * Excellent location, just 200 meters from 2 major subway lines. Easy access to Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, Lama Temple, Silk Market, Olympic area, Embassy area, all major train stations, the airport and more.Beijing will be your oyster with the free Beijing subway & sites map. Bicycle rental available. * Locally, banks/ATMS, post office, 24 shop, pharmacy etc are all just a short walk away. Stroll down to the nearby historical Drum & Bell Towers, and explore the ancient hutong quarter around the picturesque houhai lake, lively both day and night. * The Drum "Hot-stel" welcomes all. For more information please read below and see the photograph section. You can also contact us direct: drumtower.nihao (gmail). Less
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Hotel Amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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Price range
US$32 - US$70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
China > Beijing > Houhai
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

This place is really nice and cheap. It's near to downtown, so if you want to get to Tiananmen square it will take about 30-40 minutes. There is also metro station near it. Very comfortable rooms, nice staff, wi-fi is also normal.

Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Room is ok for the price, near of subway station, restaurants and bars. Rooms are clean and enough biger Staff do not speaks english. Our double room was at 5th floor, no lift and nobody helped us to carry our heavy luggages.

Thank antocard
Reviewed 25 August 2017

They cancelled my reservation tonight (Friday, after 5 p.m.) - I'll arrive to Beijing on Monday. I had to find new accommodation - with the short notice the cheapest is duble price (I originally booked in June to get a good price). Meanwhile you can...More

Thank todvart
Reviewed 27 May 2017

1) Budget traveler in great location. 2) Location is near Guloudajie metro station on Line 2 or 8, if you go from airport, take metro to dongzimen, then take metro line 2 or 8, get off at Guloudajie station, go to exit gate G, turn...More

1  Thank SuzanneTi
Reviewed 10 May 2017

The hostel is in a perfect location. Very close to the Gulou subway station. Easy access to main attractions in Beijing. Bell tower, Drum tower, charming hutongs and beautiful lakes within few minutes of walking. Easy transportation from airport. From airport take metro to Dongzimen,...More

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8 September 2016|
Response from wimag | Reviewed this property |
Hi In England we had to show our emails confirming flight and that the hostel was booked and submit it with £180 to apply for a visa -don't know if that's the same for you in Spain
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"No lifts.So u will have to carry ur luggage"
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"You could fine something better around"
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"I would recommend choosing the queen private rooms, the capsule were really small."
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"Spring for a private. There's a little extra room for you to get about, and you don't need to leave..."
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