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San Jose, California
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19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't know why Gate1 Travel (An American Company) would choose a hotel that has a concierge staff that do not speak English. I had a hard time communicating with staff for information and directions to local sites and tourist spots. Although, I give the staff my appreciation for putting a lot of effort to communicate. Nevertheless, it is still... More 

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53 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 3 nites. Lots of tour groups staying. Read issues about staff not speaking english? Staff spoke english, was very helpful in giving directions. Plenty of restaruants nearby. Large grocery store about 10 minute walk. Temple of heaven park is 30 minute walk and easy directions. Metro is about 15 min walk but crossing major roads can be a... More 

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Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania
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280 reviews
114 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

first stay was for a night - room was ok, but stuffy - couldn't regulate a/c and the cable didn't work (didn't care, but...); asking staff for assistance was challenged, as none appeared to speak any English!!?? breakfast = chaos with staff just standing around, not replenishing any food or drink unless asked: total MISS!! second stay was about ten... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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75 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

The hotel is rather dated. It had the hardest bed that I have ever slept in. Some in our group had to request extra comforter just to be able to get some sleep. The breakfast buffet was one of the worst I have had. Staff spoke very little English and was rather hard to ask for directions or recommendation. For... More 

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Del Haven
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24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 9 May 2016

We were on a tour and they pick the hotels for you. Right off the start some things were different here. The Lobby is in the basement, not the street level. We were lucky to have the tour guide check us all in. There are several people working the desk but only one speaks any English, and he works days.... More 

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Brynmawr, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 17 March 2016

The hotel is about 20mins fron the centre of Beijing. The hotel is clean and the room was comfortable enough. The staff have very limited English so if you do have any issues (we didn't) it may be a problem communicating. Very little to see or do in this area. Food is very cheap in the nearby restaurant. If I... More 

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Alaska
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Reviewed 26 November 2015

I don't know about others' experience there, as I was reading it was average for most, but honestly average is putting it lightly....Not only I heard complaints after complaints made by every guest I ran into, but our stay there was also not the nicest experiences. The very first day we decided to change hotels as the staff didn't want... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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297 reviews
71 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2015

We arrived at this hotel to join our Tour Group. No one at Reception spoke English, so we took some time to get our room key, and still had no idea when we were meeting our Tour lol. The entrance doesn't say "Temple Hotel", but our taxi driver knew the place luckily. You enter, go down an escalator to reception,... More 

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Lake Forest, California
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94 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Stayed here as part of a Gate 1 travel tour. This hotel had a friendly staff--slthough they didnt speak English, every time I interacted with them they tried to communicate with me until we understood one another. The lobby is spacious and so is the dinning area. Breakfast was served every morning and it consisted of, what i'm assuming, was... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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153 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2015

This was a nice stop after a long trek across the Pacific. This hotel was made for tour groups it appears, and there were many on hand. Three to be exact to my knowledge, and for good reasons. There was a bank of China ATM at the hotel entry, a cash exchange at the front desk, and enough room to... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Additional Information about Xizhao Temple Hotel (King Talent Hotel)

Address: No.15 Xizhaosi Middle Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100061, China
Region: China > Beijing > Chongwenmen
Price Range: ₹ 4,981 - ₹ 9,001 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Xizhao Temple Hotel (King Talent Hotel) 4*
Number of rooms: 118
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#156 Luxury Hotel in Beijing
#213 Best Value Hotel in Beijing
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“All the rooms have a plus and minus but good overall”
 of 5 bubbles JoefromSJ, 9 May 2016 | Read review
“We had a corner room which was filled with plenty of light.”
  • Triple room
 of 5 bubbles HeatherAustralia, 27 Apr 2015 | Read review
“a room facing the inner courtyard is best.”
 of 5 bubbles Asor2345, 10 Apr 2015 | Read review
“There is an east and west wing--we were on the west wing (I think). There are only three or four floors (can't remember) so any room is probably fine.”
 of 5 bubbles Osenior, 9 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Our room faced the inner courtyard in the main building; quiet and pleasant.”
 of 5 bubbles Asor2345, 19 Nov 2014 | Read review
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