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Old Beijing Square Hotel

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is renovated from an old Hutong style house, and it definitely maintains the ambience well. The rooms are very comfortable and furnished nicely. Breakfast is simple, but it does the job. We opted for their lunch twice. It was customized to our dietary needs and was quite good. The staff speaks limited English. But they are always ready...

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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This was originally our second choice for hotels. It was more hidden than I thought. The longer we stayed the more we fell in love with the neighborhood and the staff of this hotel. They helped us out so much when we really needed it and noticed as they helped other guests as well. Some of the staff didn't speak...

Thank Jetters13
Reviewed 10 June 2016

A very good alternative to the fancy hotels and modern possibilities in Beijing. It is lost in a huton not far from the bell tower. After my 4th time in Beijing, I appreciated the fact that I really lived the Beijing experience among the Beijing people. That is the real advantage of this place. The hutong house is nicely renovated...

1Thank Galopade
Paris, France
Reviewed 1 November 2015

This hotel is pretty, there's no doubt about that. When you walk in, you really feel like you're entering someone's home. The beautiful entry way, the common area, the rooms, all are pretty and feel very authentic. When we arrived, there was even a young girl strumming on the Chinese mandolin. We certainly felt like we had arrived in China....

1Thank Brian K
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

I stayed here with a couple of friends and we absolutely loved it! One of my friends was from China also but he confessed that he had never stayed in a Hotel like this. He was, as we, couple of friends from Mexico, fascinated. If you are looking for an original place located right in the middle of where regular...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Stayed here for eight nights and thoroughly enjoyed this unique courtyard style hotel. Staff were friendly and helpful and the rooms clean and comfortable, although if you re expecting a Western hotel chain experience you'll be disappointed. Price included a reasonable breakfast. Felt strong sense of security without it being obvious. The location is excellent. Located in one of the...

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Marcoola, Australia
Reviewed 28 August 2015

I stayed at the Old Beijing Squarevwith a friend for 2 nights. On arrival at about 3pm nobody seemed to know we were coming, our room wasn't ready so we had to wait for it to be cleaned even though it looked like there were hardly any other people staying, and then they put us in the wrong room type.......

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 August 2015

We just returned from staying at the Old Beijing Square Hotel. Our taxi from the airport had some trouble finding the hotel, but after asking a local for some directions we eventually tracked it down. We were 2 couples and stayed in the Family Garden Rooms, which were quite spacious. I asked for 2 quiet rooms but the hotel staff...

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Bentonville, Arkansas
Reviewed 30 May 2015

My daughter and I really enjoyed our stay at the Old Beijing Square Hotel. If you truly want to experience the city, the location could not be beat. The maze of neighborhoods known as the "hutongs" provided excellent walking adventures. The 350-year old courtyard home, now a small hotel with 18-rooms, was an oasis of calm in the busy, huge...

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Guangzhou, China
Reviewed 23 March 2015

it was a nice surprise to discover this hotel, from the entrance, you feel that you enter the history of china and Beijing. the stuff was very helpful, the hotel had kind of warm making you travel through thousands of centuries. the only regret, that they don't have room bathroom but a common one for all the rooms. if i...

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manager D, Director of Sales at Old Beijing Square Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your patient comment. Old Beijing Square Hotel is distinguished as one of the typical structure themed as folk music. Every week, musical performance is held for every guest to enjoy the beauty of chinese instrucment. Look forward to your next visit.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
As a typical two-entrance quadrangle, Old Beijing Square Hotel, with a long history of 300 years, locates at the thousand-year-old Baochao Hutong. It now becomes the must-go tour site of old Beijing hutong trip, serving as the bridge to experience old Beijing Hutong and quadrangle architectural culture. As the only folk music themed hotel, every guest room is named by ethical instruments and folk music performance is held every week, and thus the whole hotel is burst with folk music artistic atmosphere. Our hotel is located at No.38,Baochong Hutong, Dongcheng District, Beijing, with an housing area of together 700 square meters. Nearby is the Bell House, as well as South Luogu Alley, Houhai, Lord Chunqin's Mansion, Lord Gongqin's Mansion, North Sea Park, Imperial Academy, Jingshan Park, as well as the Lama Buddhist Temple. Our location is perfect and transportation is convenient. Elegant and comfortable, the hotel is of rare quietness in this fast-pace city life. Lively 200-year-old date tree stands still within the courtyard , till now fruitful on autumn; back the courtyard is the luxuriant wisteria, below which stone table stands, which could be the perfect place for friends' chatting. The hotel could provide you a nice place to enjoy the very leisure in the busy life. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Old Beijing Square Hotel

Address: No.38A Baochao Alley, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100009, China
Region: China > Beijing > Houhai
Price Range: ₹ 5,687 - ₹ 10,405 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Old Beijing Square Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“avoid room near kitchen. Two rooms are separate from the yard (east and west sides). They might be quieter”
Galopade, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The "family" rooms are located near the common room, and thus more suspect to noise.”
BrianK272, 1 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Upgrade to a room with a courtyard”
wilsonsa64, 27 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the courtyard”
Dirkv675, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Preferably not on the courtyard, maybe a bit noisy?”
Lindakot, 4 Nov 2014 | Read review
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