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"Well centered hotel in Beijing"
This quiet hotel is 10 minutes by foot from Tien An Men Place and the Forbidden City and 30 minutes from the Beijing International Airport. The rooms are spacious and well equipped. Free Wi-Fi is available. The breakfast is good and well furnished, but located in a Noisy area. Recomended for people staying one or 2 nights in Beijing.
"Good location. Good breakfast."
I have a great stay in Novotel Xinqiao Beijing. As the hotel is next to the subway station. Easy to transfer anywhere in Beijing. Once you have arrived at the airport. You can take the airport express and transfer line 2. A few stops you will be reach the hotel. I booked this hotel when promotion period. I enjoy there breakfast very much and feel safe stay here.
"Terrific location and efficient staff"
On our family visit to China, we stayed in Beijing twice - at the start and at the end of the journey. The Novotel Xinqiao was our base at the start of the trip, and we chose it for two reasons, firstly, we had found a good deal online, and secondly (and perhaps more importantly), for its location. Considering how spread out modern Beijing is and also because we were travelling with two children, it's not possible to understate how incredibly convenient to have access to the subway (in this case, Chongmenwen station on line 2) literally at the hotel's doorstep. We arrived at the hotel on a day when the air pollution in Beijing was simply pea soup-like. However, we found checking in a relatively simple and easy affair. We had booked two twin rooms and the reception staff had arranged them to be next door to each other as the hotel didn't have adjoining rooms. The rooms faced away from the main road, so were quiet. Although they did appear a little dated, they were comfortable, clean, and spacious enough for us. We also had daily breakfast included in our booking, and the meals there set ourselves up nicely for long days exploring the city. And within several minutes walking distance of the hotel (including across the street), we found a bakery and other fairly reasonably-priced restaurants, handy for dinner. Staff at the hotel (especially at reception and housekeeping) were relatively friendly, and perhaps helped by the fact that my wife and I both speak Mandarin, were easy to communicate with. I do also want to highlight an incident that I observed on our the day we checked out. An elderly lady, who had been sitting in the lobby for a while, bent over, cleared her throat and spit on the lobby floor near her feet. To be fair, the lady might have been a little unwell although I can't be sure. Naturally, the incident did somewhat startle me as I had not expected to see anything like it. And while it was in no way the fault of the hotel, the spittle was cleaned up and the floor mopped rather quickly., so kudos to the prompt actions of the housekeeping staff.
"Smelly room & awfully hard bed"
The hotel is old and the rooms are poorly equipped. The bathroom was very smelly and the bed feels like you have to sleep on a wooden bench. In the morning the breakfast restaurant is over-full, impossible to find a table. Not the kind of hotel where you want to spend more then 1 night...
"Great Location - English speaking"
Great Location - English speaking reception who were helpful. Rooms are good quality with comfortable bed, and clean and tidy. The real bonus however is the Location, turn right out of the hotel and walk 1km and teach Tiananmen Square and Forbibben city. Metro station although not used is literally outside the entrance. Hotel supply a map "if you ask" that is very useful. The only concern we had was the concierge service providing directions to restaurants was quite frankly appalling. I am sure they just guess where places are!. Recommended hotel, would have got 5 stars apart from appalling directions.
Credit cards accepted by the hotel: Visa - MasterCard
Check-in: 2:00 PM , Check-out: 12:00 PM