It was wonderful to return to the peace of the Spring Garden Courtyard Hotel after a busy day amid the crowds, dust and noise of Beijing. The staff were always friendly and exceptionally helpful. They were happy to book taxis, call restaurants and answer queries. The 500-year-old courtyard house is quite beautiful and reminds one of how much has been lost in a city ravaged by ring roads, tower blocks and seemingly endless construction sites.
Matthew from Sydney NSW, Australia
This family-friendly bed & breakfast is located in Beijing (Xicheng), close to Guangji Temple, Mei Lanfang Memorial Museum …More
We were pleasantly surprised at the size of the room. It was clean and comfortable. The staff were a little stingy with the replacement of toilet paper though. We had fresh apples delivered daily and fresh water. Overall a really nice stay, and a cheap cab ride to anywhere.
This luxury hotel is located in Beijing (Xicheng), close to Temple of the White Dagoba, Beijing Aquarium, and Houhai - Back …More
2 Bedroom Suite was huge!! Very comfortable. Pool was very nice, locker rooms were very clean as well. My wife said the room service meal was so so but there are plenty of nice resaraunts close by. The hotel is connected to a huge 10 story mall so there was lot's of shopping including a convenience store.
By far the best part of the trip was shopping at "Silk Road". It is a 7 story mall with excellent quality knock-offs of every major brand. Be ready to negotiate, as I got into the swing of things you could buy stuff for 10-15% of their asking price. It is 98% cute Chinese girls who speak excellent English and they are tough, just be ready to walk away and they will give in. If I could bring them back to the US and build a sales staff with them I would be a Billionare in 2 years.
McDonalds and KFC are just a Heartbeat or Heartattack away if you need them. Great little tour company in the lobby with English speaking guides to take you to see the local sights. Beware of the "Foot Massage" place they might take you, They get you in a room while you are getting an incredible footrub and then a Chinese Herbal Doctor and a Tibeten Doctor reads your palm and offers to cure you for a few hundred bucks. This experience will rival any timeshare presentation that you may have been to.
Great hotel, great price and great location.
Dale from Oregon
Joy City International Hotel is the member of HMCC Diamond. which is the brand for China best five-star hotels. The business …More