Guest Author - Taisha Turner
The Leo Hostel in Beijing, China is near Tiananmen Square. The Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven, Mao Mausoleum and Bei Hai Park is in the area, also. All of the attractions are within walking distance from the Leo Hostel.
Budget accommodations are available in the Leo Hostel. A double starts at 200rmb ($25 or 20EUR). The prices are less for backpackers interested in a bed in a dormitory. Prices for a bed in an 8-12 dormitory room start at 45rmb ($5.70 or 4.5EUR).
The Beijing Leo Hostel offers bikes for rent. There is an artist/Kung Fu teacher on the site. Inquire at the check-in desk for more details. There is a book shop on the premises. The China travelersí bible, Lonely Plant, is available. Also, get the free bus and subway map while at the desk. The staff will kindly map out the best route to reach your destination.
There are 24 hour hot water showers and western toilets. Facilities are available for self-service laundry. There is no kitchen on the property, but there are plenty of street vendors and restaurants offering reasonable price meals. There is a KFC in walking distance for those missing western fare.
In fact, the Beijing Leo Hostel has its own bar/restaurant. There are internet and game rooms. Playstation is available. There are luggage storage and security lockers. Telephone facilities are amenities on the site, too.
The Leo Hostel Beijing, China is at Guang Ju Yuan, 52 Da Zha Lan Xi Jie, Qianmen, Xuanwu Qu, Beijing, 100051, China. The telephone numbers are 86-010-63031595/63033318. Email inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org The website is www.leohostel.com
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