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Happy Dragon Backpackers Hostel
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7.2

Very good

607 reviews

607 reviews

Housekeeping17
Breakfast1
Shops1
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7.8

Very good

Location rating score

Very good location - Inside city center
Popular neighborhood
Popular landmarks
Wangfujing Street 1.1 km
Jingshan Park (Jingshan Gongyuan) 1.4 km
Forbidden City-The Palace Museum 1.8 km
Lama Temple (Yonghegong) 2.4 km
Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang) 2.6 km
Temple of Heaven 4.3 km
Long Corridor at the Summer Palace 13.2 km
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) 14.4 km
Mutianyu Great Wall 57.5 km
The Great Wall at Badaling 58.8 km
Nearby landmarks
Civial Aviation Administration of China 160 m
China Modern Hospital 230 m
LongFuSi Jie 250 m
National Art Museum of China 390 m
Beijing Li Yuanhong Residential 460 m
Beijing Dongsi Mosque 480 m
Dongsi Subway Station 490 m
Beijing People's Art Theatre 520 m
Jinfan Concert Hall 600 m
Yishu 8 640 m

Happy Dragon Backpackers Hostel

29 Ren Min Shi Chang Xi Xiang,Dong Cheng District, Wangfujing Street & Forbidden City, Beijing, China, 100010 - See map

Get your trip off to a great start with a stay at this property, which offers free Wi-Fi in all rooms. Strategically situated in Wangfujing Street & Forbidden City, allowing you access and proximity to local attractions and sights. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Mutianyu Great Wall. As an added bonus, restaurant is provided on-site to conveniently serve your needs.

Highlights

Located in heart of Beijing

Front desk [24-hour]

Airport transfer

510 meters to public transportation

Inside city center

Hygiene Plus

This property has self-selected and self-certified the following hygiene measures.Learn more
Safety Features
Staff trained in safety protocol
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Preventative Equipment
Hand sanitizer
Free face masks
Health and Medical
First aid kit

Facilities

Front desk [24-hour]

Airport transfer

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Check-in/out [express]

Luggage storage

Room service [24-hour]

Shops

Coffee shop

Your dates are popular among travelersUsers are booking a place in Beijing every 5 minutes on Agoda.com
Value for money7.7
Location rating7.8
Nearest airportBeijing Capital International Airport (PEK)
Distance to airport23.5 km

Rooms available at Happy Dragon Backpackers Hostel

Double or Twin Room
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  • Room size: 16 m²/172 ft²
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  • 2 single beds or 1 queen be...
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Room with Queen Bed
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  • Room size: 15 m²/161 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 king bed
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Twin
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  • Room size: 15 m²/161 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 2 single beds
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Triple
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 3 single beds
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Single Room
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  • Room size: 15 m²/161 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 single bed
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Room Assigned on Arrival
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    1 Bed in Quadruple Dorm
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      Frequently asked questions

      What time is check-in and check-out at Happy Dragon Backpackers Hostel?

      Check-in is from 12:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hostel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

      How do I get to Happy Dragon Backpackers Hostel?

      Happy Dragon Backpackers Hostel is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind with the additional charge of 400 CNY. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the hostel know you want a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Beijing with private transportation, the hostel can arrange car rental for you.

      Is breakfast offered at Happy Dragon Backpackers Hostel?

      Adults can enjoy breakfast offered with an additional charge of 20 CNY if not included in the room rate. You may save on breakfast costs with Agoda by booking a room with breakfast, which is often included for less than buying it at the hostel.

      What are my dining options at Happy Dragon Backpackers Hostel?

      Happy Dragon Backpackers Hostel features an on-site restaurant for your dining convenience.

      What is the smoking policy at Happy Dragon Backpackers Hostel?

      Happy Dragon Backpackers Hostel does not permit smoking in any of its rooms, but allows smoking in designated areas.

      What is the closest train, metro, or bus station to Happy Dragon Backpackers Hostel?

      The closest train, metro, or bus station is Dongsi Subway Station, 480 m away from Happy Dragon Backpackers Hostel.

      What restaurants are nearby Happy Dragon Backpackers Hostel?

      Happy Dragon Backpackers Hostel’s neighborhood is Wangfujing Street & Forbidden City which includes popular restaurants such as Quanjude Roast Duck Restaurant, Da Dong Roast Duck and Courtyard.

      What popular shopping places are close to Happy Dragon Backpackers Hostel?

      Located in the Wangfujing Street & Forbidden City area, Happy Dragon Backpackers Hostel is close to great shopping choices like Yishu 8, Lisheng Sport and Intime Lotte.

      What are popular attractions near Happy Dragon Backpackers Hostel?

      Happy Dragon Backpackers Hostel is located in Wangfujing Street & Forbidden City area, which is famous for attractions such as Forbidden City-The Palace Museum, Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang) and Wangfujing Street.

      What popular natural sightseeing spots are close to Happy Dragon Backpackers Hostel?

      Happy Dragon Backpackers Hostel is located within Wangfujing Street & Forbidden City, which makes it conveniently close to natural sights including The Round City.

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      What people love about Happy Dragon Backpackers Hostel

      • 9.2

        Exceptional
        Staff 

        "Clean and comfortable with wifi helpful staff."

        Jennifer

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        December 23, 2019

      • 7.6

        Very good
        Cleanliness

        "Good clean room, good location near Dongsi station, about 5 min walk."

        Siow

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        May 1, 2019

      • 9.2

        Exceptional
        Location

        "Great location!"

        Dale

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        December 4, 2019

      Property ranking|Compared to 710 Beijing properties
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      Room comfort score
      7.3/10
      Value for money score
      7.7/10
      Service score
      7.6/10
      Location score
      7.8/10
      Better than
      85
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      Better than
      79
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      Better than
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      Overall rating:

      7.2

      Very good
      607 reviews
      Cleanliness
      6.7
      Facilities
      6.2
      Location
      7.8
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      More about Happy Dragon Backpackers Hostel

      More about Happy Dragon Backpackers Hostel

      Happy Dragon Backpackers Hostel

      See the best of Beijing with a stay at Happy Dragon Backpackers Hostel, which puts you right in the city center amidst the many sights and landmarks. With its convenient location, you can easily access to the city's must-see destinations.
      The facilities and services provided by Happy Dragon Backpackers Hostel ensure a pleasant stay for guests. Post your pictures and answer your emails whenever you want, with the hostel's free Wi-Fi internet access. Pre-plan your rides to and from the airport with the hostel's easy to book transportation services. The hostel provides car hire services to help you find what you want in Beijing.
      While lodging at this wonderful hostel, the helpful staff at the front desk can assist you with multiple services that include concierge service, express check-in or check-out and luggage storage. If you want seats to city's best entertainment, you can get help through the hostel's tours. The hostel's on-site laundry service helps you keep your favorite travel outfits clean so you can pack less. In-room conveniences include 24-hour room service, room service and daily housekeeping, so you can relax and enjoy your stay.
      The hostel is entirely non-smoking, ensuring a clean air environment. Smoking is restricted to the designated smoking areas.
      Experience high-quality room facilities during your stay at Happy Dragon Backpackers Hostel. The hostel provides air conditioning in some rooms for the benefit of guests. Some selected rooms have television and cable TV to keep guests entertained. The hostel also provides guests with a coffee or tea maker in some rooms.
      Knowing that bathroom amenities play an important role in increasing guests' satisfaction, the hostel provides a hair dryer and towels in some select rooms.


      Dining and things to do

      Wake up bright and energetic in the mornings with a cup of good coffee offered at the cafe right at the hostel. Never let hunger affect your travel plans! Restaurants on-site provide convenient and tasty dining options.
      To fill your days, be sure to check out the fantastic facilities offered at Happy Dragon Backpackers Hostel. Have some relaxing fun with family and friends at the shared lounge and TV area. Souvenir shopping for yourself or those back home takes no time at all at the shops.


      Around the property

      This is your chance to explore all that Beijing has to offer. Engage in the city's best art at Forbidden City-The Palace Museum located 1.7 km away, where you can learn about the local art scene and buy original works. Photograph yourself in front of Temple of Heaven located 4.2 km away, which people travel great distances to see.


      Reasons to stay here

      Rooms here are cheaper than 84% of accommodations in the city.
      This hostel's food and dining score higher than 81% of accommodations in the city.
      Room comfort is said to be outstanding here, scoring higher than 84% of accommodations in the city.

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      Amenities and facilities

      Good
      Facilities

      6.2

      Most talked about facilities

      Housekeeping

      21 mentions

      Internet

      6 mentions

      Breakfast

      4 mentions

      Food & Dining

      3 mentions

      Languages spoken
      • English
      • Chinese [Mandarin]
      Internet access
      • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
      • Internet services
      • Wi-Fi in public areas
      Things to do, ways to relax
      • Tours
      Cleanliness and safety
      • Anti-viral cleaning products
      • Body thermometer
      • Breakfast in room
      • Breakfast takeaway service
      • Cashless payment service
      • Daily disinfection in all rooms
      • Daily disinfection in common areas
      • First aid kit
      • Free face masks
      • Guest rooms seal after sanitization
      • Hand sanitizer
      • Hot water linen and laundry washing
      • Individually-wrapped food options
      • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
      • Professional-grade sanitizing services
      • Protective screens in common areas
      • Room sanitization opt-out available
      • Rooms sanitized between stays
      • Safe dining setup
      • Sanitized kitchen and tableware items
      • Shared stationery removed
      • Staff trained in safety protocol
      • Temperature check for guests and staff
      Dining, drinking, and snacking
      • Coffee shop
      • Kitchen
      • Restaurants
      • Room service [24-hour]
      Services and conveniences
      • Air conditioning in public area
      • Concierge
      • Contactless check-in/out
      • Daily housekeeping
      • Elevator
      • Food delivery
      • Laundry service
      • Luggage storage
      • Shops
      • Smoke-free property
      • Smoking area
      For the kids
      • Family room
      Access
      • Check-in/out [express]
      • Front desk [24-hour]
      • Non-smoking rooms
      • Pets allowed
      Getting around
      • Airport transfer
      • Rental car
      Available in all rooms
      • Air conditioning
      • Free bottled water
      • Hair dryer
      • Non-smoking
      • Private bathroom
      • Satellite/cable channels
      • Shower
      • Slippers
      • Towels
      • Wi-Fi [free]

      Location

      29 Ren Min Shi Chang Xi Xiang,Dong Cheng District, Wangfujing Street & Forbidden City, Beijing, China, 100010
      Very good
      Location

      7.8

      Airports
      • Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK)
        23.5 km 31 min drive
      • Beijing Daxing International Airport (PKX)
        46.3 km
      Public transportation
      • Dongsi Subway Station
        490 m
      • Zhangzizhonglu Subway Station
        900 m
      Hospital or clinic
      • China Modern Hospital
        230 m
      Shopping
      • Pearl Market
        4.5 km
      Convenience store
      • 7 Eleven
        370 m
      Cash withdrawal
      • ATM
        1.4 km

      What's nearby

      Popular landmarks
      • Wangfujing Street
        1.1 km
      • Jingshan Park (Jingshan Gongyuan)
        1.4 km
      • Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
        1.8 km
      • Lama Temple (Yonghegong)
        2.4 km
      • Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang)
        2.6 km
      • Temple of Heaven
        4.3 km
      • Long Corridor at the Summer Palace
        13.2 km
      • Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
        14.4 km
      • Mutianyu Great Wall
        57.5 km
      • The Great Wall at Badaling
        58.8 km
      Nearby landmarks
      • Civial Aviation Administration of China
        160 m
      • China Modern Hospital
        230 m
      • LongFuSi Jie
        250 m
      • National Art Museum of China
        390 m
      • Beijing Li Yuanhong Residential
        460 m
      • Beijing Dongsi Mosque
        480 m
      • Dongsi Subway Station
        490 m
      • Beijing People's Art Theatre
        520 m
      • Jinfan Concert Hall
        600 m
      • Yishu 8
        640 m
      Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.

      Property policies

      Children and extra beds

      Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

      All children are welcome.

      Children 0-10 year(s)
      Must use an extra bed
      If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
      Guests 11 years and older are considered as adults
      Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
      Others
      • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

      Some helpful facts

      Check-in/Check-out
      • Check-in from12:00
      • Check-out until12:00
      Getting around
      • Airport transfer fee400 CNY
      Extras
      • Breakfast charge (unless included in room price)20 CNY
      The property
      • Number of bars/lounges1
      • Number of floors2
      • Number of restaurants1
      • Number of rooms 24
      • Room voltage220

      Reviews of Happy Dragon Backpackers Hostel from real guests

      Provided by verified guests of Agoda
      7.2
      /
      10
      Cleanliness6.7
      Facilities6.2
      Location7.8
      Room comfort and quality7.3
      Service7.6
      Value for money7.7
      High score for Beijing
      Rating
      9+ Exceptional (45)
      8-9 Excellent (48)
      7-8 Very Good (79)
      6-7 Good (30)
      <6 Below Expectation (65)
      Time of the year
      Mar - May (84)
      Jun - Aug (49)
      Sep - Nov (77)
      Dec - Feb (57)
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      9.2
      Exceptional
      Brooke
      Group
      Triple
      Stayed 1 night in June 2019

      Great price & great location”

      Friendly & helpful staff who spoke good English. Short walk to 2 subway stations. Cheap accommodation for good air conditioning & pretty comfortable beds. Bathrooms were not awesome but on par with all of the other bathrooms we have used in China!

      Reviewed July 02, 2019

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      8.8
      Excellent
      Chris from China
      Couple
      Double or Twin Room
      Stayed 5 nights in February 2019

      Good price, excellent location, decent room.”

      Happy Dragon Backpackers is tucked away in a noiseless side street, between two subway stations, about five minutes walk from either one. It is also within walking distance of the Forbidden city and Wangfujing Street. It is a hostel so bring your own soap, but the room was clean, A/C blasts is good for heating or cooling, bed is comfortable enough and the staff are nice. One guy at reception in particular was extremely useful when he helped shut down a scam artist who was trying to extort money out of me. The staff member calmly argued my case to police officers (I don't speak Chinese) who then forced the scammer into a humiliating back-down. I was a happy dragon.

      Reviewed February 18, 2019

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      9.2
      Exceptional
      Dale from Philippines
      Group
      Triple
      Stayed 1 night in December 2019

      Excellent Customer Service”

      The receptionists/staff are excellent! They speak English and are very understandable. They welcomed us with warmth and smile. They're service was great!

      Reviewed December 04, 2019

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      10.0
      Exceptional
      Fernando from Indonesia
      Group
      Twin
      Stayed 3 nights in August 2018

      Strategic area”

      Strategic area

      Reviewed February 12, 2019

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      9.2
      Exceptional
      Jennifer from Indonesia
      Couple
      Double or Twin Room
      Stayed 4 nights in December 2019

      Exceptional”

      Clean and comfortable with wifi helpful staff. A good stay for Beijing the room is a bit small.

      Reviewed December 23, 2019

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      9.2
      Exceptional
      Dale from Philippines
      Group
      Triple
      Stayed 1 night in November 2019

      Excellent Customer Service”

      Excellent! The receptionists are very welcoming and are very understandable. Transacting with them is so easy. Great location!

      Reviewed December 04, 2019

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      8.8
      Excellent
      Jason from Philippines
      Solo traveler
      Room with Queen Bed
      Stayed 7 nights in October 2018

      Excellent Budget Friendly hostel”

      Perfect location, very near the Art Museum.

      Reviewed January 02, 2019

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      8.4
      Excellent
      Geok from Singapore
      Couple
      Room with Queen Bed
      Stayed 10 nights in June 2019

      Excellent”

      Staff were friendly and location was good about 5 mins from dongsi subway station. Will stay if visit Beijing again.

      Reviewed June 14, 2019

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      7.6
      Very good
      Siow from Malaysia
      Couple
      Room with Queen Bed
      Stayed 5 nights in April 2019

      Good Location near hutong”

      Good clean room, good location near Dongsi station, about 5 min walk. Water pressure not so strong, but acceptable. Good value if you are out most of the time and only need a place to sleep and freshen up. From Dongsi station, use exit E. Turn right, walk about 150m and you will notice a metal door of a construction site on your right. Walk straight through this door for about 200m and you will see the hostel. It's beside a hutong.

      Reviewed May 01, 2019

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      7.6
      Very good
      NUR from Malaysia
      Group
      Triple
      Stayed 3 nights in December 2019

      Very good”

      Nearby with subway station. English speaking staff. Good price but somehow i feel a little bit regret staying here since we’re coming in a winter and heater is so slow almost not functioning, we sleep in a very cold atmosphere. Another season should be okay staying here.

      Reviewed January 09, 2020

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      6.8
      Good
      Rosmarie from Austria
      Solo traveler
      Double or Twin Room
      Stayed 4 nights in March 2019

      Very low standards in hygiene, staff super fiendly”

      Location was very good, next to metro station Dongsi, room was very shabby, window was broken and just fixed with a tape, so very cold in the room. Bathroom was really dirty with a lot of mold and hair from the last guests. „Please clean my room“ here means just putting new toilet paper inside. Within 4 days they never cleaned the bathroom or floor. During the night it was very loud from other guests. There are no instructions and house rules at checkin so of course people don’t care. Although I complained, it didn’t really help. Positive: staff spoke English and was super friendly and helpful. They also listended to my issues and I hope they take it seriously. So sum: if you like clean bathrooms and rooms: really don’t go there. If you don’t care about that it’s a good hostel for sightseeing in Beijing.

      Reviewed March 17, 2019

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      7.2
      Very good
      Michael from United Kingdom
      Couple
      Room with Queen Bed
      Stayed 1 night in May 2019

      Kind of overpriced but good location ”

      Beds were fine, aircon worked but made weird noises, bathroom was dirty and things were old and dingy. The location is perfect but it still seems too expensive for what it is.

      Reviewed June 05, 2019

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      7.2
      Very good
      Jason from Malaysia
      Group
      Triple
      Stayed 4 nights in May 2019

      Good location, value for money”

      The triple room is good, short walk to neaest bus stop or subway, you can check on map, only that not easy to find breakfast near here, there is a minimart near here though

      Reviewed May 18, 2019

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      6.0
      Rosemarie from Philippines
      Couple
      Twin
      Stayed 5 nights in September 2019

      Ok”

      The staff are friendly, helpful and speaks good english. I also liked the breakfast :) Drinks were also sold at the reception. Room was ok, but toilet is a bit dirty, and sometimes smelly (seems that sewage smell goes up to the toilet) Suggestion: have a weighing scale for luggage 5 mins walk from exit of subway but additional 7-10 mins walk when alighting from the train itself. Dongsi (Line 6) Subway has escalators (info for those with heavy luggages).

      Reviewed September 19, 2019

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      4.8
      evangeline
      Family with young children
      Triple
      Stayed 4 nights in November 2019

      need improvement”

      they dont clean room everyday, their towels is old already and also comforter, they dont give you extra toothbrush even you put that you are 4 persons in the room they will put 2 toothbrush only

      Reviewed December 05, 2019

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      3.6
      Natasha from Switzerland
      Couple
      Double or Twin Room
      Stayed 2 nights in March 2019

      Dirty sheets, stinky bath, discusting staff”

      For emergency better than nothing. At the moment very loud construction for a shopping mall outside. Only positives: good toilet paper for chinese condition and warm shower.

      Reviewed April 05, 2019

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      9.2
      Exceptional
      Fergal from Ireland
      Solo traveler
      Triple
      Stayed 2 nights in June 2017

      Go for the staff alone”

      The location is great, can walk to the forbidden city, main shopping streets etc. and the subway is less than 5min walk. The hostel is old but still very clean{just a little investment is the bathroom would go a long way}, but by far the main reason I returned to this hostel was the staff especially Amanda, They were so helpful in any aspect we needed, from wrighting it out in Chinese for us or just in simple advise as to where to shop locally. A++ for the staff

      Reviewed June 15, 2017

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      8.7
      Excellent
      Van from Vietnam
      Solo traveler
      Twin
      Stayed 8 nights in January 2014

      An unexpected trip turned out to be so great”

      staff,food,easy access to public transport

      * Good points: - The staff are really helpful, friedndly and attentive. They sell tours but they would recommend me to go on some tours on my own because it is easy to do that and not necessary to go on tour. They also guide me really carefully how to go and where to get. I really appreciate that because I can explore on my own. - Easy access to subway, just 5 minutes walking to the nearest station. - Food is delicious. - The staff are also really honest which is the best point. * Some points that I was not satisfied with: - Shower in my room doesn't work properly - I had to wait so long for food. Totally, I had a good time with Happy Dragon hostel and would give a good rate and recommend to everyone if you are looking for a good budget hostel.

      Reviewed January 25, 2014

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      8.3
      Excellent
      Muhamad from Singapore
      Group
      Triple
      Stayed 3 nights in December 2012

      Homely ”

      Great people

      A group of 3, we took up the triple sharing room. Consist of a bunk bed plus 1 single. It was a comfortable stay, though it was a small room but if you only have your backpack to take care off then it won't be much of a hassle. The great thing about this hotel is the staff themselves. Very friendly and accommodating. They have cheap and good tours to recommend, so you don't have to waste time looking elsewhere. We took up 1 day tour to Badaling Great wall. It was great with lunch provided. The only major hassle was finding the exact location of this hotel for the first time. We arrived from the metro station and made a huge round before finally locating it. It depends from which direction you are coming from, as there are a few alley way that can get you there. It is near many shops and restaurants, very accessible. We found quite a number Muslim restaurants nearby. There's a cinema complex near the hotel. Wangfujing street is about 15mins fast walk from the hotel.

      Reviewed May 06, 2013

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      9.6
      Exceptional
      HUSSEIN from Philippines
      Solo traveler
      Twin
      Stayed 3 nights in September 2017

      Staff”

      Taxi drivers are having the difficulties finding this hostel but the most I love about this accomodation is their staffs. They are always there to help you. The location is very accessible to the metro station and to most tourist attractions (forbidden City). Definitely worth the money you pay. P.S Just prepare RMB 100 for deposit but this will be returned to you once you check out. Every hotel I think requires a deposit so this is not an exemption.

      Reviewed September 20, 2017

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