Best Hostels in Beijing for Solo Travellers, Couples, and Groups

Best Hostels in Beijing for Solo Travellers, Couples, and Groups
Beijing is the capital of China, and it is a fascinating city with a rich history, unique culture, and delicious restaurant scene. There are many affordable hostels and hotels in the city. Many are located around the Forbidden City and public transportation is relatively easy and straightforward. Many hostels make use of traditional architectural elements and have a courtyard in the middle where guests can hang out. It's relatively easy to find affordable accommodation in Beijing, but reservations are recommended simply because Beijing is so large. Prices are usually quite reasonable.
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 solo travellers, couples, and small groups.

Private Room from $186.88
No. 85, Nanluogu Alley Dongcheng District, Beijing
Beijing Downtown Backpackers is another popular hostel with young travelers in Beijing. The hostel is clean and comfortable and it is a fun place to stay where you can meet other travelers. The staff are helpful, and like many hostels in the city, they can help arrange tours and activities for you. Tours available include Great Wall tours and Hutong Bike Tours. There are also tickets to acrobatics shows, kung fu shows, and opera shows. If you need help planning the rest of your trip, they can help you make transportation reservations as well.

The hostel has a shared kitchen available to guests, which is rare to find in hostels in China. It's nice to be able to buy some fresh produce and prepare your own meals.

Beijing Downtown Backpackers has a wide selection of private rooms and dorms to choose from. Private rooms include a variety of twin, double, three bed, and four bed rooms. Dorms are three bed, four bed, six bed, or eight bed rooms.


Dorm Bed from $58.41
Private Room from $32.86
(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.


Dorm Bed from $21.90
Private Room from $23.13
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 96%
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 $4.38
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 94%
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.


Dorm Bed from $18.03
Private Room from $106.16
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 80%
No. 113-2 Nan Luo Gu Xiang Dong Cheng District, Beijing
This terrific hostel offers friendly service, a bar, bicycle hire, and a common room. The good location and overall vibe also make it very popular. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's a restaurant, a cafe, and self-catering facilities. Wi-fi, laundry facilities, security lockers, luggage storage, key card access, internet access, air conditioning, housekeeping, and a mini-supermarket are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


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.


Private Room from $14.42
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 22%
Meishijie 33 Xuanwu District, 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. Security lockers, luggage storage, 24 hour reception, key card access, parking, air conditioning, and a mini-supermarket are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.
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