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Shichahai Shadow Art Performance Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   No.24 Songshujie, Xicheng District | Beijing, Beijing 100009, China (Houhai)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

No complains! Very helpful staff. Excellent location. We couldn't choose better! Near to the lakes area. we walked every night (7!) to a different point of the this tourist area and were delighted of the sights!

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Sarnia, Canada
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14 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for a week while visiting Beijing this July. Pros - Fun location among the hutongs and close to Houhai lake area, cheap bicycle rental, great shadow puppet performances, comprehensive breakfast (although a little repetitive), friendly staff, clean and safe. Cons - A little hard to find the first time (or two), not great for catching taxis (sometimes they... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is hidden away in this narrow alley way of a neighborhood, but the hotel itself is fantastic. The staff acts like their main priority is you, and they are some of the kindest and most attentive people that I have ever met. It is a small hotel, but that allows them to devote more of their time to... More

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Shadow Art hotel is a small boutique hotel located in a traditional hutong in Beijing. While it was somewhat hard to find (make sure you get tips from the staff on the exact intersection where you should direct your taxi driver), the upside is that it provides some peace and quiet from the hustle and bustle of the city,... More

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect location to see how I imagined china - however the room was very little but enough for myself - it's was very clean - down point: no possibility to shower if you check out and leave your bags there till you head to the airport - great spot to stay

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Sydney, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really surprised the first sight we saw the hotel, it's so different from the 5-star hotels we stayed before, a real Boutique Hotel. The driver took us directly to the hotel from the airport, not difficult to find. Located in the local traditional Hutong, also extremely close to the beautiful lake area. You could see the real life in Beijing... More

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feng y, Manager at Shichahai Shadow Art Performance Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lisa, Thank you very much for writing to trip advisor and to give the hotel a 5 star review informing fellow travellers. It's tremendously important for us to have your highest comments via tripadvisor for the comprehensive service we've been striking and the utmost satisfaction from our clients we are seeking to. We'd also appreciate your positive feedbacks for... More

Sydney
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We chose this quaint hotel to be in the thick of the hutong area and that it is. Our driver was calling for reassurance he was in the right place and my husbands comment, was "Where did you find this place". It is perfectly located close to the lakes 1 min walk, the restaurant and shopping area also on the... More

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feng y, Manager at Shichahai Shadow Art Performance Hotel, responded to this review

Dear vagabondsydney, We are profoundly grateful for your generous review about the location, room facility, service, and breakfast. Your satisfaction will always be the ultimate motivation of our dedication. Since you've brought up in the review, I hope the herbal tea worked well in healing the pain. We were extremely worried when your husband came to us a prescription. Though... More

Beijing
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6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Located deep within the hutong near the lakes, we spent two nights to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Good points: we live here but they do hotel/airport transfers, perfectly located to explore the lakes and central Beijing, English speaking staff(!), western or Chinese Breakfast. Short walk to two Metro stations and the bus routes. Rooms have A/C bath, safe, mini bar,... More

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feng y, Manager at Shichahai Shadow Art Performance Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ray, Thank you very much for taking time sharing your pleasant experience and well taken photos on tripadvisor.com with other travelling fellows. We are so much honoured to receive such a positive view on our butler service. I will place your review on our staff notice board as your review is very much read by all our team and... More

Xiangkhouang Province, Laos
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We arrived in this hotel after taking the train from moscow. The room was not that big, but very nicely organised, good bed & shower (which was welcome after the train experience!) the location near the lakes is excellent, the subway is not far away. Very helpful staff, most of the staff speak good english and even some French! They... More

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feng y, Guest Relations Manager at Shichahai Shadow Art Performance Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Marijn-steph, Thank you for your great review about our boutique hotel. We're so pleasant to know that you had a wonderful staying here. There are different types of room in our hotel, all of them are delicate and nicely organized. And our hotel is quite closed to the lake area, it's just 5 minutes walk away from the hotel.... More

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57 reviews 57 reviews
26 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

On first impressions the approach to this hotel can be of concern wondering where you are going. However the friendly reception and lovely ambience soon reassures you . We loved it here as able to walk to the lakes where there are several nice restaurants. The first night we made a mistake and went to the local restaurant area -... More

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feng y, Guest Relations Manager at Shichahai Shadow Art Performance Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Worcestershire, Thank you for taking time to share your experience with us. We really appreciate it. I'm glad to know that you enjoyed your staying with us and like the environment. First of all, we are sorry for the problems of the room, we already informed the engineering department and fixed them as soon as we knew it. We... More

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Address: No.24 Songshujie, Xicheng District | Beijing, Beijing 100009, China
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Location: China > Beijing > Houhai
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Hotel Class:4 star — Shichahai Shadow Art Performance Hotel 4*
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Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Airport Transportation
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Shichihai Shadow Art Performance Hotel hold a cultural conviction that we believe the true cultural beauty of chinese heritage should be preserved and we found a modern way for the world to appreciate the true beauty again.Bustling lives mask us from the beauty of nature. Through travels, we refresh our senses about culture and nature. We strive to inject life and cultural forces into our tourist sites.This is the first stop of your cultural expedition; the next one is to explore nature and the Beijing old city from Shichahai for new pulses.We are situated in the dragon pulse of Beijing, the most sacred site of Fengshui.Shadow Art Performace Hotel is located in the hutong district of Houhai. Here, its design brings you to a lakeside, over the waterfront, into hutongs, and this dwelling in a city district with waterscape and nature puts us back on the path to nature and reshape our heart to value respect and tranquility that go for natural environment and culture. ... more   less 
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