Beijing Hostels Near the Forbidden City

Beijing Hostels Near the Forbidden City
Located in the Dongcheng District, the Forbidden City is the most important palace and infamous site in Beijing. It was once the home of the Imperial Court during the Ming and Qing Dynasties. It's also centrally located, and many hostels are found in the surrounding neighborhoods.

If you stay here, you'll be conveniently close to many of the city's best sights, attractions, and restaurants. It's a relatively walkable neighborhood with a lot of character. You'll also be close to public transportation so you can easily access most neighborhoods throughout the city.
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This is a great hostel for solo travellers, couples, and small groups.

Dorm Bed from $18.32
Private Room from $107.86
Overall Rating: 80%
No. 113-2 Nan Luo Gu Xiang Dong Cheng District, Beijing
This hostel has a large range of rooms that you can choose from. It has everything from doubles to budget dorms and even luxury rooms. The furnishings are comfortable and of a high quality. The bathrooms are clean and modern, and the lobby is a fun social setting. There's a bar where you can grab a drink or have some tea and there's a nice Botanical Gardens nearby.

The hostel is conveniently located just a few blocks from the Forbidden City, and is also close to many galleries, museums, restaurants and more. It's in the Hutong district, which is a quaint and historic part of town that is fun to explore. It's also just east of the Houhai and Qianhai Lakes. The staff is friendly and social, and can help you organize your itinerary during your stay.


Dorm Bed from $59.39
Private Room from $33.41
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 97%
Between Suzhou Hutong Building 2 and Building 3 DongCheng District, Beijing
You'll love this hostel because of it's good location and quality 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 cafe. Laundry facilities, security lockers, luggage storage, key card access, air conditioning, housekeeping, and a mini-supermarket are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Private Room from $4.45
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 96%
No. 25, Xiaoyuan Hutong of Bingmasi Hutong Xidan North Street, Xicheng District, Beijing
This terrific hotel offers friendly service and bicycle hire. The good location and overall vibe also make it very popular. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's free breakfast. Laundry facilities, luggage storage, 24 hour reception, key card access, towels included, air conditioning, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable. And Kelly's Courtyard is also child friendly.


Private Room from $48.95
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 96%
No. Jia 28, Wangzhima Hutong, Dongsibei Street Dongsibei Street, Beijing
Peking Yard Hostel is very popular due to the atmosphere, great location, and long list of amenities. It features friendly service and a bar. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's a restaurant and a cafe. Luggage storage, 24 hour reception, air conditioning, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Dorm Bed from $22.25
Private Room from $23.50
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 94%
No. Jia 18, XiDui Main Street Gubeikou Village, Beijing
You'll love this hostel because of it's good location and quality amenities. It features friendly service, a bar, bicycle hire, and a common room. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's a restaurant and a cafe. Wi-fi, laundry facilities, security lockers, luggage storage, parking, towels included, internet access, and air conditioning are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Private Room from $49.69
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 83%
No.9 Shijia Hutong Dongcheng District, Beijing, Beijing
You'll love this hostel because of it's good location and quality amenities. It features friendly service. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's a restaurant. Luggage storage, 24 hour reception, key card access, internet access, air conditioning, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Dorm Bed from $5.47
Private Room from $26.33
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 74%
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 $20.49
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 60%
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.
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