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Brickyard Retreat at Mutianyu Great Wall

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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Rooms
Brickyard Retreat is a repurposed glazed tile factory. Our 25 rooms and suites all open to vistas of the Great Wall though story and a half window walls. We also offer 11 vacation homes nearby with 2 to 5 bedrooms that were created from village homes. Our Spa offers an outdoor jacuzzi...
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Yingbeigou Village, Beijing 101405, China
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39.2 km to Capital Airport
1.6 km from Mutianyu Great Wall
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My spouse and I recently stayed for two nights at the Brickyard - our second visit (the first was last year). We live in Beijing, so the Brickyard is a special place to escape from the bustle of the city. We’ve visited during the week...More

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Response from jimatmutianyu, Owner at Brickyard Retreat at Mutianyu Great WallResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear halfling17, Thank you for coming back for a repeat visit and for sharing your experience on Trip Advisor. By the way the jacuzzi is open 24 hours day 365 days a year and it is especially nice in the snow so we hope you'll...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2018

Great location. If you want to see and hike the wall without doing an out and back bus trip to the most crowded areas this is the way to go. An oasis of peace just outside of Beijing. Staff were friendly, very helpful and made...More

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Response from jimatmutianyu, Owner at Brickyard Retreat at Mutianyu Great WallResponded 21 May 2018

Dear berghouse51, Wow, to be called an oasis of peace is high praise indeed. Our aim is for every guest to have that kind of experience and though we don't always succeed, we do always try! I am really proud of our team members. Thank...More

Reviewed 31 May 2018

We booked 2 rooms at the Brickyard and both rooms offered lovely views of the Wall. The rooms were spacious, clean, comfortable. The restaurant food was very good & fresh. The staff took great care of us; arranging the car service from the train station...More

Thank Susanna L
Response from jimatmutianyu, Owner at Brickyard Retreat at Mutianyu Great WallResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Susanna L, I am so glad to know that you enjoyed your stay at the Brickyard. Overnighting here really is a fantastic way to enjoy the area and the Great Wall without crowds and we appreciate that you shared this experience with the Trip...More

Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

We recently stayed in April 2018 for my 50th birthday for 2 nights at the Persimmons house at the Brickyards. We had not read many reviews about this particular home, but had read many good reviews on trip advisor about the Brickyard hotel, therefore we...More

Thank Ottawasushi
Response from jimatmutianyu, Owner at Brickyard Retreat at Mutianyu Great WallResponded 21 May 2018

Dear Ottawasushi, Thank you for sharing your experience staying with us. I am really sorry that you felt there were too many bugs in Persimmon Court. We work hard to control bugs in our remodeled village homes but occasionally guests do complain to us or...More

Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely hotel. Clean warm rooms and gardens. Lovely staff ever willing to answer and provide tips. Vegetable garden, jacuzzi, fitness corner, spa, childrens playground. Fire place within restaurant. Simple international and homely menu. Great wine list. International guest and hotel was fully booked. Conveniet shops...More

Thank weesengl2017
Response from jimatmutianyu, Owner at Brickyard Retreat at Mutianyu Great WallResponded 21 May 2018

Dear weesengl2017, Your short review was jam-packed with information and I am sure that Trip Advisor readers will find it useful. We appreciate that you stayed with us and that you shared your experience. Wishing you many happy adventures wherever your travels take you, Jim...More

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
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Air Conditioning
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hot Tub
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Price range
US$ 159 - US$ 440 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 159 - US$ 440 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
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Soho77
16 September 2017|
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Response from jimatmutianyu | Property representative |
Dear Soho77, This is Jim Spear, a partner in the Brickyard. I am so sorry that your emails appear to have disappeared into the ether as our team tries very hard to be timely and responsive. Our email addresses are on our... More
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Alia R
29 March 2017|
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Response from jimatmutianyu | Property representative |
Hi, Thanks very much for your question and interest in staying with us. Under regular traffic conditions our retreat is an hour from PEK airport which means you'd likely arrive at/after 6:30pm. If you are on an... More
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Gary H
19 March 2017|
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Response from MEMworldwide | Reviewed this property |
Hi Gary, I have lived in China for 15 years and have been to the wall numerous times in winter. I have never experienced any section of the wall being closed. The area around Mutianyu can get cold in the winter, but in... More
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"We stayed in room 5-2 and could hear those speaking in the rooms on either side."
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"Rome 1-4 is perfect. Also, if you're up for treking to the wall, take Hike 8: it's brutal but worth..."
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"Arrange for transport from the main reception when you arrive if planning to explore around the area."
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"All rooms are beautifully decked out, some with views of the wall. The houses are equally lovely and well..."
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