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Learn Chinese in Beijing College Two

Accommodation in Beijing

The Beijing Chinese language school offers students two styles of accommodation, firstly in one of the Student Hostel or secondly in a Shared Apartment, self-catering.  Of course you are also welcome to book a Hotel but most students take one of the college arranged accommodation choices.  Beijing in a large city, so commuting is part of life, but the Chinese language school have worked hard to offer accommodation within comfortable reach of the college.

Student Hostel:

Single room (or shared room for friends travelling together only), half-board (Monday to Friday). One of the Student Hostels is just 2 metro stops from the college, whilst another (actually a small Hotel) is within walking distance of the college. The Hostels selected are therefore centrally located in the heart of Beijing, near the main shopping streets. To get to the Chinese language school you normally have to walk no more than 15-30 minutes.

Double rooms may only be booked by language students travelling together (i.e. it is not possible to book “half” a double room).

Facilities include:

toilet, TV, air conditioning, telephone and kettle
fully furnished
half board: breakfast in the hostel, lunch in the school canteen (Monday to Friday)
regular basic cleaning
laundry service for a small fee

Shared Apartments:

Shared by several students, self catering and are some distance from the college, this quiet apartment has a great view of the city and is only seven metro stations away from the Chinese language school.
The language students share this fully furnished apartment with 2 bathrooms and a well-equipped kitchen.

This accommodation may only be booked for a stay of 4 weeks or more.

Facilities include:

single or shared rooms
fully furnished
30-45 minutes with the subway to school
shared use of: living room, 1 or 2 bathroom(s) and the fully equipped kitchen
TV, refrigerator, washing machine, air conditioning/heating


Single room, B&B (or shared room for friends travelling together only).
Different categories offered.  Please discuss with CESA.


Arrive: Sunday (at the latest), we recommend students arrive on Saturday, when possible, to enable them to recover from their travels before starting the programme.
Depart: Saturday AM

Fly direct to Beijing International Airport; from there you can take a  taxi  to your accommodation (apporx 45 mins). You can also take the shuttle bus to Xidan station (approx 2 hours). Students are welcome to take advantage of the transfer service provided by the Chinese Language School.