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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

People is nice and want to help and please but almost nobody speaks a minimum english... Asking for a room service can be a 3 or 4 intents and ends up with somebody coming to your room to see in the menu what you want... Location is great, by the beach and other attractions... Rooms renovated but not the mattress...... More 

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Thank Eduardo N
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The room was clean, modern and well fitted. I was only there overnight and so did not experience any other facilities. Staff were very helpful. I would recommend this hotel to a foreign business traveller visiting Qingdao.

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Thank Wayne O
Vancouver, Canada
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20 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

The temperatures in Qingdao in July can reach 100 deg. F. with a humidity level through the roof. Super clean and green city with very friendly residents. The hotel is located away from the downtown area, near the beach area. Upon entering the spacious lobby, the past and fading glory of this once elegant property screams out. As you walk... More 

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Thank Gufica2015
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Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Pleasing place for sure. But the location is not that good. We have arrived at night. When i looked through the window it was only darkness outside i was very unhappy , but very next morning i found out that I was totally wtong when i looked once again through the windows it was just great view of the yellow... More 

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Thank Irakli K
Bogota, Colombia
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

This hotel was pleasing, rooms are big, double bed was huge which I always find a positive thing for a hotel, people were very kind I had a little trouble with hot water but it was immediately attended! I don't like much carpets on rooms specially if the hotel has been open for many years but is some thing you... More 

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Thank sandra m
Sant Pol de Mar, Spain
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162 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2015

The location of the hotel is good for Laoshan based activities, minimising traffic to/ from town. The district now has a range of restaurants. The hotel continues to age, the breakfast gets simpler every year. I assume management might be ready for a refresh. I believe there are better options nearby and worth checking out, offering better rooms, service and... More 

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Thank taolxd
Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
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76 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2015

not intended for tourist nor foreigners. Nothing near by, walking distance to some restaurants. Far from cirt center. Hotel is ran down. Rain poured through the windows near the elevators. staff barely speak english. breakfast was horrible, poor selection even compared to asia style breakfast.

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10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 January 2015 via mobile

Cool to stay. Well cared. Only thing English of staffs can be emproved for froigners like us. Foods are cool. Local elites are fond of this hotel. Its near beach with a nice view. I loved the movies in there TV server. Its very enjoyful . I didnt find this service in any other hofels in China. Love to be... More 

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Thank Sk M
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2014

I spent two weeks at this hotel. My first impressions of the interior was that it was a little dated. However, the rooms themselves are not dated, they are clean, well kept and just what I'd expect from a high-standard hotel. After two weeks I could have found lots of faults but in fact the opposite happened. I came to... More 

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Thank SimonintheUK
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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52 reviews
31 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 September 2014

You would normally be travelling to Qingdao for a business reason because a Kiwi would not be there for the beach, but the beach is close and a nice for a walk. The hotel is reasonable dated but has good location within walking distance to the Exhibitions that are organised here, be it the beer festive or a motor shop.... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Sophia International Hotel

Address: No.217 East Hong Kong Road, Qingdao 266071, China
Region: China > Shandong > Qingdao
Price Range: ₹ 3,753 - ₹ 7,367 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sophia International Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 194
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#36 Luxury Hotel in Qingdao
#42 Best Value Hotel in Qingdao
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“Any room facing the ocean...if the fog lifts!”
 of 5 bubbles Gufica2015, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I stayed at the back of the hotel. The views were OK. The front of the hotel looks over the sea, however, so the views would be much better. If I went again, I'd pay a bit more for the view.”
 of 5 bubbles SimonintheUK, 30 Oct 2014 | Read review
“The rooms are generally in need of an upgrade”
 of 5 bubbles JeftheRef, 29 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Most rooms appear to have an ocean view, but you do look across Hong Kong Rd which can be a little busy.”
 of 5 bubbles taolxd, 12 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Go for higher floor to get sea view”
 of 5 bubbles tharwani, 25 Nov 2011 | Read review
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