Affordable, Safe, and Quiet Hostels in Beijing, China

Affordable, Safe, and Quiet Hostels in Beijing, China
Beijing is the capital of China. It has a population of about 21.5 million people and is the second largest city in the country after Shanghai. The city is at the political, educational, and cultural center of the country. It's a city with a rich history and a lot to offer visitors.

There are a variety of accommodation options in Beijing. Many hostels have adopted the courtyard setting, which has a central courtyard where guests can hang out. Hostels are affordable options that can vary in quality and style. If you're looking for an affordable and comfortable place to stay in Beijing, the options below are good.
How much do hostels in Beijing cost?

You can find our comprehensive analysis of all hostel prices in Beijing here. We've found the average prices of dorms and private rooms, as well as the typical prices of hostels with various amenities, too.



A good hostel for couples and budget travellers.

Private Room from $4.38
Overall Rating: 94%
No. 25, Xiaoyuan Hutong of Bingmasi Hutong Xidan North Street, Xicheng District, Beijing
Kelly's Courtyard is unique and traditional place to stay in a convenient location in Beijing. The hostel has a traditional courtyard and is located in a Hutong in the middle of Beijing's Xidan District. This is the commercial and financial district for the city. Nearby you'll find the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, BeiHai Park, and Shishahai. The hostel is also near public transportation including both the subway and bus connections.

The owner is friendly and helpful and her and her husband are both avid travelers. They have traveled through China, Asia, Australia, and Europe and they know how to make sure your stay goes smoothly. They were both born in Beijing and know the city well.

The hostel has private twin and double rooms. Each room has air conditioning, heating, a private bathroom, and comfortable furnishings. This is a relaxing and comfortable place to stay in the heart of Beijing.


A good hostel for backpackers, couples, and small groups.

Dorm Bed from $18.03
Private Room from $106.16
Overall Rating: 80%
No. 113-2 Nan Luo Gu Xiang Dong Cheng District, Beijing
The Peking International Youth Hostel is located in the middle of one of Beijing's most interesting Hutong districts. It's just a few blocks from the Forbidden City and is near Houhai and Qianhai Lakes. It's a quaint and charming place to stay that is only a short walk from the subway station.

The hostel offers a range of rooms types to choose from. There are twin and double private rooms as well as five and six bed dorms that are split by gender. The hostel also has an on-site bar, a lounge area, and a nice garden area. This makes a nice retreat after a busy day exploring the city.

The staff here are great as well and can help you organize any activities that you might want to do. There are tickets available to the Opera or Chinese Kungfu. They can also recommend restaurants or activities that you might enjoy around town.


Dorm Bed from $4.67
Private Room from $22.82
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 73%
1st Dongsiertiao Dongcheng Diistrict, Beijing
You'll love this hostel because of it's good location and quality amenities. It features friendly service, a bar, bicycle hire, board games, and cable tv. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's a cafe. Laundry facilities, security lockers, luggage storage, 24 hour reception, key card access, parking, towels included, internet access, air conditioning, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable. And Beijing Yue Xuan Courtyard Hostel is also child friendly.


Dorm Bed from $18.69
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 71%
No.29 Paoju Tou Tiao, Dongcheng, Beijing
P.Loft Youth Hostel is very popular due to the atmosphere, great location, and long list of amenities. It features friendly service, a bar, and a common room. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's a microwave. Wi-fi, 24 hour reception, air conditioning, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Dorm Bed from $19.86
Private Room from $50.96
(Prices vary by season)
Badaling Town Xican Road,South Donggou Village, Yanqing County, Beijing
You'll love this hostel because of it's good location and quality amenities. It features friendly service and a common room. Security lockers, luggage storage, internet access, and air conditioning are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.
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