Talk:Beijing

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On "Leo Hostel"

I stayed at Leo Hostel based on this recommendation but there's a few reasons hitchhikers might not like it:

  • It has no kitchen.
  • The only common area that's heated in the winter is the bar.
  • You can't bring your own food or drink to the bar (and there's no other place to eat/drink your own food.)
  • Food and drinks in the bar are double to triple the prices at typical Chinese places down the street.
  • You can't hang out in the bar (the only common area) after midnight unless are buying drinks. Tricky for planning your next leg or doing your Wi-Fi stuff.
  • I find the staff to be mostly pretty unfriendly.

But it is in a great location, does have plenty of guests even in the low season, has Wi-Fi in the dorms, is only 40 RMB per night for the cheapest dorm, and some of my complaints might be moot in the warmer weather. — Hippietrail (talk) 06:29, 18 January 2014 (CET)

Why not just delete the recommendation? A few years ago, some active editors decided to remove hostel recommendations (and other mentions of paid lodging), with the "Sleeping" section giving advice on hospex communities or sleeping rough instead. CRCulver (talk) 14:21, 18 January 2014 (CET)