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Shenzhen, China
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Let's be honest, Beijing is difficult city. My wife found this hotel online, and booked it. We arrived on CNY. From the airport, take a taxi, it is only about 60 RMB. Do not take the subway, because the station is too far from the hotel. Definitely do not let one of the travel companies book for you--it will be...

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Gjovik, Norway
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thank's for giving our family a nice place to live on our vacation in the exciting city of Beijing! The staff at the hotel were lovely and helpful and we had no problems at all. All of them speak English. We had chosen this hotel because of the authentic, chinese style, and we don't were disappointed. The location of the...

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United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Xiao Yuan is a converted traditional house with a lot of traditional features architecture, decorations, furnishing, a central courtyard and even a fish pool. This make the hotel really charming. The beds were very comfortable, nice and firm. The blankets were excellent for the cold December nights, although the heaters worked well too. The toilets were modern and in the...

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London
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Perfect location as it was a 20 min walk from the forbidden city and within walking distance from a lot of the sites. The hotel itself was clean and we loved every minute of it, we asked for some Chinese tea and it was the best tea we'd had! We are at the little cafe next door which was really...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 5 November 2016

The hotel and room itself were good; however, the bathroom situation was not. I stayed here 5 nights. I believe I was in room 206, and I can't say for the other rooms, but the bathroom was mildew-y and moldy. It was one of those showers where only half of the shower has a glass separation to the rest of...

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Reviewed 5 November 2016

This hotel is an excellent hotel. The way the rooms are set out around a courtyard helps give the whole hotel a lot of character. The rooms themselves are a good size and contain all the use amenities you would expect, they are clean and comfortable. They best part of the room is the large 4 poster bed which was...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Its quite an expensive place for what you get, really: decent room with a very small bathroom. My wife and I stayed 5 nights. Beijing is massive, so you are only relatively close to the central attractions - Forbidden City is a good 35-40 minute walk, the subway system is only a five minute walk away. The hotel itself is...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2016

My boyfriend and I wanted to experience real Beijing by staying in Hutongs more so than a hotel and we really are glad we did. The people who run it/ are on reception are very very friendly and speak good English. The place has a great feel from the moment you walk in. Its very clean and very quiet so...

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Reviewed 14 September 2016

Although one notable down-side of our room was a lack of windows this was made up for by the hotel's cleanliness, quiet but central location and rooftop terrace, where we went for some of our meals and to relax. I found the service consistently efficient and helpful despite my almost non-existent Chinese - most of the front desk staff could...

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Newburgh, New York
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

My wife and two kids (ages 8 and 14) and I stayed for three nights in Room 208: a king size bed; a single bed; and the staff brought in a portable bed as well. The room had blackout curtains, so we could sleep as late as we wanted; and down the hall was their rooftop restaurant where we ate...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
a traditional courtyard hotel, center of beijing. close to wang fu jing street and beijing train station ... more   less 

Additional Information about Xiao Yuan Alley Courtyard Hotel

Address: No.12 Lishi Alley, Nanxiao Street, Chaoyangmen, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100010, China
Region: China > Beijing > Tian'anmen / Wangfujing
Price Range: ₹ 2,750 - ₹ 5,903 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Xiao Yuan Alley Courtyard Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“All of the rooms are great. We stayed in 106....great bed with heat!!!”
 of 5 bubbles triathlete1955, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 109 is a nice, double room with a large bed. Family room 212, at the second floor (no elevator) are bigger and do not cost a lot more.”
 of 5 bubbles Female1964, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you're tall... watch your head at the front door, you might need stitches if you're not careful.”
 of 5 bubbles davidkS3954LS, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had a room at ground level facing the internal courtyard. It was remarkably quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles eloised374, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Wifi is very hit and miss in China, its not just this hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles Trazak, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
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