Posted Nov 19, 2012
Good location next to the river/canal. Easy to get taxis from the hotel (but not easy coming back from the shopping district0. Hotel could use some sprucing up - new paint, new carpets - wall was bare outside of a mirror, TV was on old rear-tube version in the corner, and some of the amenities (ex.: Lobby Lounge) were only open sparadically, but the bed (a huge king-sized one) was great and extremely comfortable, the rate (C$29) came with a great, full breakfast and the staff, although English was a challenge for them, were only too happy to help out in any way they could. Also only a short walk to lots of little Sichuan restaurants (mainly noodles). I'd definitely stay again, especially given the price, but stay away from anyone asking if you want a taxi from the airport, as the price will be brutally inflated (I spent CNY150 from the airport, but RMB 80 going there).