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Usuki, Japan
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2012

I stayed here for a week, and really enjoyed my time here. I arrived late (after midnight), and had asked them to hold my reservation, which they did. I got a single room with shared bathroom, and my room was really clean. There was a bleach stain on the comforter, but that didn't really bother me. The bed was big... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
62 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2012

This is now called Saga Hostel at 9 Shijia Hutong. Great location on quiet, characterful alleyway, but near busy street with lots of restaurants. Five minutes walk from Dengshikou metro station. Walking distance to Forbidden City. We had a twin room with ensuite. It was clean and bright, with all facilities, including kettle and hairdryer. Rooms vary, though - you... More 

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Thank christine r
Singapore, Singapore
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27 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2011

This was the first hostel I stayed in on my month-long China tour, and let me tell you - it was the best place I stayed at because of the people I met there. The hostel has a great lounge area for meals and a huge sofa settee meant for hanging out, as well as some other tables. These are... More 

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Shanghai, China
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2011

... having to convince the cleaning lady that in a room we just moved in to a blanket with sandy footprints and plenty of spots is neither "new" nor "just changed" wasn't a good start at this place. the new bedding felt much better, but still there remained cigarette butts in the corners to manifest the Cha Bu Duo/差不多 (it... More 

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Thank RETING
Beijing
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23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2011

This hostel would be fine if not for two (related) things: 1.) bugs 2.) lack of cleanliness Me and my boyfriend stayed here for 3 nights and that was quite enough. After getting eaten alive during the nights by the more than 50 (how many we killed the next day) mosquitos in our dorm room, we left early in the... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2011

+ AMAZING location, within walking distance to pretty much everything, and the buses were easy and so so cheap + Yummy breakfasts, got a fry-up every morning! + Cute common area & decorations in the corridors + Big rooms, comfy beds, clean bathrooms + Hostel provides tours & good travel advice to anywhere in Beijing - Rubbish internet connection on... More 

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Thank Laurenandco
London, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
83 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2011

I stayed in a double-room, single-occupancy, for three nights in October 2010, total CNY 684 / 81 euros / 100 dollars. The hotel was down a nice laneway/hutong, 7-10 minutes from the nearest metro, and 20 minutes from the main shopping street. The room itself was a bit grotty. Not sure when the bedding was last washed, so bring your... More 

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Thank Golda135
Encino, ca
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14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2010

This was the last place we stayed in Beijing, it was a great location, right around the corner from their downtown. The staff was nice and friendly, we were able to book our great wall tour with them, which turned out to be wonderful! We booked a private room with private bathroom which was pretty spacious and comfortable. The common... More 

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Thank primate1983
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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2 reviews
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Reviewed 1 January 2010

This hostel is a contradiction. First, the pros. The location is great- it's about 15 minute walk from Dengshikou station. In Beijing, once you get to a train station, you can go anywhere. It's also situated at a hutong area- that'll give you a lot of cultural experience. What I liked most was the staff- they spoke very good English... More 

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Thank tengkygan
Basel, Switzerland
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29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2008

There's not much to say - I only stayed there for two nights. But rooms are clean, staff is very friendly and speak good English (and will book you tours and give you all the information you need) and considering the great and charming location the price is real cheap.

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Additional Information about Hongdu Shijia Hotel

Address: No.9 Shijia Hutong, Chaonei Nanxiao Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100010, China
Region: China > Beijing > Tian'anmen / Wangfujing
Price Range: RM44 - RM147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hongdu Shijia Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 48
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“Do not take a room from the small house behing the main huilding.”
 of 5 bubbles JimmyC796, 30 Nov 2014 | Read review
“rooms on the south side are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles peachw_13, 1 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Get a room with your own private bathroom if this is an issue with you.”
 of 5 bubbles ojl523, 10 Jun 2012 | Read review
“Ask for room with outside window - some just open on to the corridor.”
 of 5 bubbles christiner325, 19 Apr 2012 | Read review
“Request a room on the first floor if you're lazy to climb up (goes up 3 storeys)”
 of 5 bubbles princesseilonwy, 27 Jul 2011 | Read review
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