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Merchantel Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   No.2 Xibianmen Wai Street, Beijing 100886, China (Xidan)
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014
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61 reviews 61 reviews
42 hotel reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

The Merchantel Hotel (guang dian guo ji just dian for taxis) is a local 4 star business hotel. Apart from the location just off Changan Avenue in western Beijing, there are no special attributes to highlight as a reason to stay there. Pricing is fair, but not a unique bargain. Food is average, and the rooms are pedestrian and functional.... More

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Columbia, South Carolina
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56 reviews 56 reviews
24 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

I have stayed at this hotel several times over the last 6 or so years when teaching at the Central Conservatory of Music which is down the street from this hotel. It is a very comfortable hotel with a great breakfast, comfortable rooms, and good wifi. The room includes breakfast and was right at $100 per night. So, there are... More

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Roeland Park, Kansas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

Located near the Beijing Central Conservatory of Music, this modern hotel has what it takes to make westerners feel at home. If you need centrally located lodging, but can't stay in the smaller "hutong" establishments, this is your place. Staff were very helpful and the breakfast buffet is awesome!

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2011

Not exactly close to the sightseeing highlights but with only 5 min to the tube, you have easy access to pretty much everywhere. Rooms are spaceous, clean and well equipped, internet access is free and works fine. The breakfast buffet is a a very mixed affair but after a few days you'll find your favourites. The restaurants in the hotel... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2010

I know that Beijing in large, but this hotel was really far from everything. We were on a Gate 1 Tour and couldn't really choose our hotels. We wanted to go to Hard Rock Cafe to get T-shirt souvenirs and it took 45 minutes by cab to get there. I will say, though, that cabs are very cheap (about $7... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2010

We stayed at this hotel while on tour in Beijing. I'd say the hotel compares to a Hilton in the states. The public areas of the hotel are clean and modern. For a westerner, the hotel carries with it a good balance of western and asian acoutrements (they have actual toilets and no holes in the floor). For the value,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2009

We stayed at the Merchantel with a Gate1 travel tour. The hotel was very nice. Clean rooms, with hairdryer, coffee/tea maker, iron and ironing board, etc. Beds everywhere we stayed in China are very small and HARD, but I'm thinking unless you are at a Ritz Carlton that's how it is everywhere. Staff was so friendly and attentive, we enjoyed... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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384 helpful votes 384 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2008

This hotel is fairly new (which is why cab drivers don't know where it is) and it may have been converted from a previous building to house tourists for the Olympics. There's not much around the hotel but the subway station is approximately a 10-15 minute walk away. The rooms are standard - clean and impersonal. This is not a... More

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Address: No.2 Xibianmen Wai Street, Beijing 100886, China
Location: China > Beijing Region > Beijing > Xidan
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Hotel Class:4 star — Merchantel Hotel 4*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service
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#131 Luxury Hotel in Beijing #191 Best Value Hotel in Beijing
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