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Best Beijing hostels

Most recommended Beijing hostels

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Beijing Alley International Youth Hostel - Beijing - Patio
Free Wi-Fi
Heyuan International Youth Hostel - Beijing - Bedroom
Free Wi-Fi
Leo Hostel
DongchengC$ 228+
C$ 228+
Free Wi-Fi
The Great Wall Courtyard Hostel
9.1 Wonderful
YanqingC$ 99+
C$ 99+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
P.Loft Youth Hostel
6.7 Okay
DongchengC$ 95+
C$ 95+
Free Wi-Fi

Beijing hostels near the city centre

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Peking Station Hostel - Beijing
Peking Station Hostel
8.6 Very good
DongchengC$ 77+
C$ 77+
Sihe Youth Hostel - Beijing - Living room
Sihe Youth Hostel
DongchengC$ 76+
C$ 76+

How much is a Beijing hostel?

Here are our most popular & best value hostels

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High season


Average price (weeknight)

C$ 41

Average price (weekend night)

C$ 51
Cheapest month to stay with an average 42% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 188% rise in price.
Average Sun. - Thu. price over the last 2 weeks.
Average Fri. & Sat. price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a hostel in Beijing

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Top tips for finding Beijing hostel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Beijing, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Beijing in January and February.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Beijing if you stay on a Wednesday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Saturday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book more than 90 days before your stay to get the best price for a Beijing hostel.

FAQs when booking a hostel in Beijing

  • What are the best hostels near Forbidden City?

    Forbidden City is a popular area in Beijing and there are many hostels closeby. Check out Beijing Turret International Hostel Tiananmen Branch or Sunrise Hostel for hostels recommended by KAYAK that are within walking distance of Forbidden City.

  • How much does a hostel cost in Beijing?

    Hostel prices in Beijing can vary depending on a number of factors. The average price for a hostel in Beijing is C$ 220 but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as C$ 13 in the last 3 days.

  • Is it cheaper to stay in a hostel than in a hotel in Beijing?

    The average price for a night in a hostel in Beijing is C$ 220 compared to C$ 120 for a night in a hotel.

Where to find the best hostels in Beijing?

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