Overview of Hostel
Main building of Red Lantern:
No 5, Zhengjue Hutong , Xinjiekou Nandajie,Xicheng , District, Beijing. 100035
WINNER OF ASIA NO. 1 HOSTEL AND MOST CHARACTERISTIC HOSTEL IN HOSTELWORLD 2005
...SEVERAL GENERATIONS LIVING UNDER THE SAME ROOF...
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RED LANTERN HOUSE, BEIJING
NO.5 ZHENGJUE HUTONG
XINJIEKOU NANDAJIE, XICHENG DISTRICT
BEIJING, CHINA, 100035
FROM THE BEIJING AIRPORT: take shuttle bus Line 2 to the last stop; the Xidan Aviation Building (the shuttle bus terminal). Get bus No 22 just in front of the Aviation Building beside the main street and get off at XinJieKou stop (should be the 6th Stop). Then walk back about 100 meters along the street, find the 'Dairy Queen' sign and turn into the small alleyway beside the DQ about 100 meters eastward, you will see Red Lantern House on your left hand side with Chinese traditional wooden doors and two red lanterns on it.
FROM BEIJING CENTRAL RAILWAY STATION: take Subway (Beijing Zhan) and then get off at Jishuitan Station where you will take exit D. Turn left outside of exit D and then walk South about 15 minutes. After you see the first traffic light at the 'T' cross road, keep going ahead about 50 meters, you can see 'Dairy Queen' and 'Yoshinoya ' on the left hand of the street then turn into the alleyway beside the 'DQ' shop.
Or you can take bust No 808 from Beijing Central Railway Station and get off at XinJieKou stop, then walk ahead about 50 meters, you will see ' Dairy Queen', then follow the directions above.
FROM BEIJING WEST RAILWAY STATION: take bus No 47 and get off at XinJieKou, walk back about 150 meters, find the 'Dairy Queen shop on your left hand side and turn into the alleyway beside the shop. About 100 meters away, you will find 'Red Lantern House' on your left hand side.
BY TAXI: If you take a taxi from Xidan Aviation Building to our hostel, the cost will be around 15-20yuan. From the airport by taxi will cost about 120yuan at day time 7am to 10pm. 150RMB around at night between 11pm to 7am. .
It is always helpful to keep the phone number if you are lost.
If you wish to take taxi to the hostel, don't use the service desks in the lobby of the airport or those offer you a ride to the city center because most they are always ready to rip you off at more than 300 RMB by putting you onto their private car without a taxi license. From the airport to the hostel it never costs more than 120 RMB. You can get a taxi from just outside of the airport lobby. Please use licensed taxis for more reliable service. If you are overcharged, don't hesitate to contact Simon.
In order to get to the hostel from the airport without hassle, we provide a very reliable airport pick-up service taking you all the way to the hostel without any problems.
We run airport pick up service with our own driver for our guest, rate 180RMB/car for flight landing between 7am to 10pm, 200RMB/car for other time., plus parking fee at the airport 6-16RMB in two hours. The rate include hightway toll. And you are only expected to pay for the pick up service at our reception when you check in, even after you have money exchanged or withdraw a little bit later after you check in.
To get to the airport from the hostel, it costs 160RMB (7am to 11pm) including high way toll.
For the service, please contact us in advance with information of your departure city, flight number and your names.
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-Forbidden City and Tian'anmen Square -Beihai and Jinshan Park -Forbidden City and Tian'anmen Square -Beihai and Jinshan Park -Lama Temple -White Pagoda -Houhai Bar Street -Wangfujing Night Market -Xidan Shopping Area and Xidan Aviation Building (airport bus terminal)
Conditions & Policy
Cash only upon arrival. Please note: Due to the size of the hostel, domestic citizens are limited to reserve the dorms in this property. In some circumstances, we reserve the right of refusing any booking for certain considerations. We are a Backpacker's hostel. Our place might not be suitable for everyone who is not used to having the backpacking experience.If you are hesitant about your choice, please make your specific requirements clear so that we could make a special one for you if possible. Less than 24 hours online booking could result in getting other type accommodation than you have booked. We suggest online booking should be made min. 24hrs before you check in.