Happy Dragon Hostel

Address: No.29 Ren min shi chang xi xiang, Dongcheng District, Beijing, 100010, China | Hotel
 
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsHappy Dragon Hostel Beijing

      Reviewed by aylinjakalle

      Hostelli

      Reviewed Sep 22, 2013
      by (5 reviews) Espoo , Finland Flag of Finland

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      Reviewed by mikeaye

      A fitting name for a happy place

      Reviewed May 6, 2013
      by (2 reviews) Chicago , United States Flag of United States

      From the moment you walk in the door at the Happy Dragon, you're greeted with a friendly smile and instantly feel the kind of warmth that this hostel, located conveniently close to the Beijing subway and has to offer. Its walls are covered with signatures and pictures of a thousand happy guests that have come before you.

      The staff speak English fluently and will trip over themselves to help you with whatever you need. I was trying to find Twix for my girlfriend (we can't get them in Harbin), and the woman working the front desk spent 20 minutes trying to help me and then finally found two Western supermarkets, called them each, and getting me the exact address of them both.

      I stayed in two different rooms in the hostel, and I enjoyed them both. The beds were comfortable, spacious, and clean (what more can you ask for?), and the rooms come complete with personal lockers (big enough to fit about two full-sized backpacking packs) for each individual in the room.

      The restaurant downstairs serves very affordable and tasty breakfasts and doubles as a bar at night. The drink prices are comparable to those of the bars outside though.

      All-in-all, this little gem, located in Beijing's happening Dong Cheng district, is a bargain at 90RMB ($15) per night.

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

      Reviewed by charinchina

      Christmas Cheer

      Reviewed Dec 25, 2012
      by (1 review) , Ireland Flag of Ireland

      A friend and I spent Christmas Eve and the following few days here. The staff are incredible, so friendly, helpful and enjoyable to be around. They had a party for us Westerners with gifts, free drinks in the bar, karaoke and just general good fun. I highly recommend using them to book train tickets, organise a trip to the Great Wall and acrobat show. Definitely recommend for all ages as long as you're not fussy about a bit of noise and a few tipsy nights. Food was delicious, catered really well for all tastes! All nationalities there, families and friends welcome. Also really great location.

      Ping Guo = apple (peace present)
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      Chinese Santa
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      Reviewed by sarahandandrea

      Highly recommended

      Reviewed Dec 10, 2012
      by (1 review) , Ireland Flag of Ireland

      This hostel was fairly well located in the centre of Beijing and many of the main sight seeing spots in walking distances or on a subway away. The staff where all so friendly, Marina, Peach on reception and Mayani in the bar, were so pleasaunt and helpful the whole time, they have very good English and helped organise trips etc. Mayani was a great laugh and made the experience more enjoyable. Clean and tidy rooms with everything you need really.

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      Reviewed by magentadreams

      It was nice :)

      Reviewed Jun 3, 2012
      by (4 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

      Friendly atmosphere. Average rooms. Nice bar. EXCELLENT location :)

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

      Reviewed by siestabrigid

      An absolutely great place - fantastic staff

      Reviewed May 12, 2012
      by (26 reviews) Brighton , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

      I was here for 6 nights in total and it was just like a home. The staff gave 110% and nothing was too much trouble - they always gave you a big smile when you came back after being out all day. A great athmosphere - good service - nice food - great room with comfortable bed - good shower and amnities - the best.

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

      Reviewed by cellordoor

      Very nice!

      Reviewed Feb 13, 2011
      by (1 review) Nuneaton , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

      Lovely hostel with helpful staff and really nice little bar. Just a shame we stayed in the sister hotel rather than the hostel itself.

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

      Reviewed by derektrips

      Happy Happy Dragon Hostel

      Reviewed Aug 20, 2010
      by (18 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

      Great place...afordable, clean, friendly, good food and the internet what more could you ask for.

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

      TripAdvisor Reviews Happy Dragon Hostel Beijing

      4.00 of 5 stars Excellent
       

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      A travel blog entry by crazyadventure on Apr 13, 2014

      So today being one of our last days in Beijing.

      We decided to visit the summer palace, again half price with our card.

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      A travel blog entry by crazyadventure on Apr 08, 2014

      After an 18 hour flight including an hour in doha to change planes, we've finally arrived after taking a long time to get through customs, we reached our hostel, after working out the metro system and finding our stop we walked the last bit to our hostel and checked in woo.

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