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Featured Hostels in Beijing

Beijing Badaling Great Wall Caos Hostel
2 out of 5
No 18 Chadao Village, Near to Badaling Great Wall, Yanqing, Beijing
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Situated in Yanqing, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Badaling Wildlife Park and The Great Wall Museum of China. Great Wall of China and Juyongguan are also ...

2.7/5 (3 reviews)

"Shit hotel"…"

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2019

Beijing Badaling Great Wall Caos Hostel
The Classic Courtyard
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Located in Downtown Beijing, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Temple of Confucius and Yonghe Temple. Wangfujing Street and Forbidden City are also within ...

3.5/5Good! (89 reviews)
Reasonably good hotel in hutong

"Hotel is in a hutong (alley) and has Chinese atmosphere. Room was simple but OK. Staff did not speak English very well and was not helpful."…"

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2017

The Classic Courtyard
BookWonder Hostel
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Located in Haidian, this hostel is within 6 miles (10 km) of Olympic Forest Park, Peking University and China National Convention Center. Beijing National Stadium ...

BookWonder Hostel
The Great Wall Courtyard Hostel
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Situated in Yanqing, this hostel is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Badaling Wildlife Park and 2.6 mi (4.1 km) from Great Wall of China. Beijing Great Wall National Park ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (4 reviews)

"トイレが何回か詰まったが、スタッフがすぐに対応してくれた。 スタッフが親切だった"…"

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2019

The Great Wall Courtyard Hostel
Great Wall International Youth Hostel

Situated on the Strip, this hostel is 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Beijing Great Wall National Park and 2 mi (3.2 km) from Great Wall of China. Beijing Badaling Wildlife ...

Great Wall International Youth Hostel
Beijing Sweet Dream House
2 out of 5
Beijing Workers' Stadium North Road, Yongli International Unit 1, 12th Floor, Beijing, Beijing
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Located in Middle Chaoyang, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Workers Stadium and Sanlitun. Yonghe Temple and Wangfujing Street are also within 3 mi (5 km). ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)

"Very nice, clean and comfortable. Good price. Will recommend to stay."…"

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2020

Beijing Sweet Dream House
Yoga House
2 out of 5
Unit 1, Yongli International, No 21 Gongti North Road, Beijing
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Located in Middle Chaoyang, this hostel is 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from Yonghe Temple and 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Wangfujing Street. Beihai Park and Forbidden City are ...

4.4/5Excellent! (5 reviews)

"Such warm hospitality from the lovely Jerry and a gorgeous lounge with stunning views out over the city! Great location which is convenient to the airport, great wall tours and on the metro central loop line. There are lots of great restaurants near the station. It is a great place to wake up and ..."…"

Reviewed on May 4, 2019

Yoga House
Lucky Family Hostel
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Located in Downtown Beijing, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, Wangfujing Street and Yonghe Temple. Forbidden ...

3.4/5 (30 reviews)

"They posted no smoking in the rooms but my roommate is smoking inside the room, coughing and spitting everywhere. I told the frontdesk and I he just said sorry."…"

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2019

Lucky Family Hostel
365 inn - Hostel
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Located in Xicheng, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Beijing Qianmen Street, Tiananmen Square and Tiananmen. Temple of Heaven and Wangfujing Street are also ...

4.1/5Very Good! (113 reviews)

"This is a hippie hostel however it was kind of old and they allow customers to smoke inside which may go inside your room."…"

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2019

365 inn - Hostel
Peking International Youth Hostel

Located in Downtown Beijing, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Gui Street and Wangfujing Street. Forbidden City and Yonghe Temple are also within 2 miles ...

4.2/5Very Good! (28 reviews)

"Great place if you just need to shower and sleep. Staff speaks english. Clean and sufficient. Great location!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2019

Peking International Youth Hostel
Beijing Drum Tower Youth Hostel

Located in Xicheng, this hostel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Houhai Lake and within 3 miles (5 km) of Wangfujing Street and Forbidden City. Tiananmen Square and Yonghe ...

3.7/5Good! (31 reviews)

"I like the proximity to the historic drum and bell tower, the houtongs and the numerous street food places. The sink's faucet (RM 308) was loose and could use some good maintenance but I was only there for one night so it wasn't a big of a deal. Reception was awesome especially the very helpful Fongfong- ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2018

Beijing Drum Tower Youth Hostel
Yolo House
2 out of 5
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Located in Dongcheng, this spa hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Gui Street and Workers Stadium. Yonghe Temple and Sanlitun are also within 2 miles (3 km). Dongzhimen ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)

"This is a very great hostel. The host is very friendly so is her mom. I have stayed here for 6 days and I really enjoyed the time I was here. I will definitely stay here when I come back again."…"

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2020

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Hilton Beijing Wangfujing
Hilton Beijing Wangfujing
5 out of 5
The price is P6,003 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (746 reviews)

"The location is excellent, convenient to shopping area, and many famous view points within walking distance"…"

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2020

Hilton Beijing Wangfujing
Cordis, Beijing Capital Airport by Langham Hospitality Group
Cordis, Beijing Capital Airport by Langham Hospitality Group
5 out of 5
No. 1 Yi Jing Road Terminal 3, Capital International Airport, Beijing, Beijing
The price is P5,995 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (965 reviews)
Would recommend it

"My flight got delayed and I had to stay in Beijing for one night. I booked it 10 mins before arriving the hotel. It’s a really nice hotel and convenient location. They have shuttle picking up from the hotel to the airport and vise versa. It’s right outside of T3 gate five. Would stay again in the ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2020

Cordis, Beijing Capital Airport by Langham Hospitality Group
Sofitel Beijing Central
Sofitel Beijing Central
5 out of 5
The price is P6,294 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (104 reviews)
Modern

"This hotel is very funky. Do not think about traditional Sofitel. It is very modern no far from metro station and shopping street."…"

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2019

Sofitel Beijing Central
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're in the market for a low-cost place to stay in Beijing, one of the 30 hostels here could be a great choice for you. No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dormitory-style accommodation options all have the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms)
  • Budget prices
  • A social setting

Hostels are a great way to stay in Beijing for good value, so you can save more for going out. You can check out this destination's cultural highlights, such as its historic sites and museums.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Beijing?

The weather can be a big factor when you're experiencing new places, so here are some stats about the seasons:

  • The hottest months are typically June and July, while January and December are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 16° C and night-time temperatures average -10° C
  • April-June: 31° C is the daytime average and 3° C is the night-time average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 31° C and night-time averages are around 10° C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 23° C during the day and -9° C at night
  • Average rainfall is 671 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Beijing?

Depending on what you're interested in, you might appreciate these places:

Top Sights
  • Tiananmen Square
  • Forbidden City
  • Great Hall of the People
Natural Features
  • Beihai Park
  • Houhai Park
  • Ditan Park
Cultural Attractions
  • China Museum of History
  • Old Summer Palace
  • Peking Man at Zhoukoudian

Generally, Beijing is known for its:

  • Historical sites
  • Museums
  • Temples
  • Cultural attractions
  • Shopping
  • Art
  • Tours

How to Get to Beijing and Around the Area

You can search for flights to the nearest airport in Beijing (PEK-Capital Intl.), located 16.1 mi (25.8 km) away from the city centre. When you're out and about, you may want to use public transport during your trip. You can walk to nearby metro stations including Tian'anmen West Station, Tian'anmen East Station and Hepingmen Station. To explore more of the surrounding area, take a train from Beijing Railway Station, Beijing South Railway Station or Beijing North Railway Station.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Beijing?
By choosing a hostel you can reduce your spending on accommodations and save more of your budget for fun things to do during your trip. You can check out cultural highlights like the historic sites in this destination, or enjoy the local tours and other activities.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look identical, but these dorm-style accommodations all offer shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms), budget-friendly prices, and a social setting.
What are the best hostels in Beijing?
Ready to book a hostel? These top picks have the best reviews from our guests and could be a good place to start: Great Wall International Youth Hostel - Guests can enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and barbecue grills. You’ll find showers, free toiletries, and linens in all rooms. The Great Wall Courtyard Hostel - Property features include free WiFi, free parking, and a restaurant. Rooms come with showers, free toiletries, and hair dryers. Beijing Badaling Great Wall Caos Hostel - Guests can enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a restaurant. Rooms come with showers, free toiletries, and hair dryers. BookWonder Hostel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Yongtaizhuang Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a restaurant, and a 24-hour front desk. You’ll find showers, free toiletries, and hair dryers in all rooms. The Classic Courtyard - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Beixinqiao Station and Andingmen Station. Property features include free WiFi, a restaurant, and a bar. You’ll find showers, free toiletries, and TVs in all rooms.
How many hostels are there in Beijing?
If you’re hoping to find somewhere affordable to stay in Beijing, one of Expedia’s 27 hostels could be a great choice.
What's the seasonal weather like in Beijing?
The weather can be a big factor when you want to venture out and explore, so here’s a little information about the local climate: The hottest months are usually June and July with an average temp of 74°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 30°F. Average annual rainfall for Beijing is 24 inches.
What is there to see and do in Beijing?
Overall, Beijing is known for its historical sites, museums, and temples. Major attractions include Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, and Wangfujing Street. Get out into nature with places like Summer Palace, Jingshan Park, and Beihai Park. Cultural attractions include The Palace Museum, Great Hall of the People, and National Museum of China.
What's the best way to get around Beijing?
You can search for flights to the closest airport, which is Beijing (PEK-Capital Intl.), located 16.1 mi (25.8 km) away. An alternative is Beijing (PKX-Daxing Intl.), located 27.4 mi (44.1 km) away. When you’re out and about, you might want to use public transit to get around. Walk to nearby metro stations like Tian’anmen West Station, Tian’anmen East Station, and Hepingmen Station. To see more of the area, hop on a train at Beijing Railway Station, Beijing South Railway Station, or Beijing North Railway Station.