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Shichahai Shadow Art Performance Hotel

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No.24 Songshujie, Xicheng District | Beijing, Beijing 100009, China
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Geneva, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This Hotel is around Houhai lake where is very beautiful and facinated, especially in the evening, there are aiso many bars and restaurants. when i arrived at this hotel, i was facinated by the shadow elements. there are many shadow paintings in the lobby and there are some activities about shadow puppuet, such as the painting class and shadow performance... More 

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Maui, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When I arrived at this hotel, I was attracted by the traditional shadow art, it looked so beautiful and marvelous , I can not imagine how smart the player is.it looked as I was watching a good movie. Stuff from this hotel always tried their best to help you , they were always nice and helpful, like I was at... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is very beautiful, located in an old hutong. Where you can experience the traditional hutong life. It is nearby houhai lake, where are many bars and restaurants,my wife and I both like here. It is charming and nice.stuff are friendly and helpful,from booking a tour to giving a suggestion about a restaurant, everything is perfect!

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New Britain, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The SSAPH was a big part of our wonderful experience in Beijing. Great location for real tourism and seeing old Beijing. The Shadow Art was a truly enjoyable sampling of culture -- and the Master offers puppet painting lessons at the hotel! Good basic breakfast: European or Chinese. Very good service, too. We enthusiastically recommend the SSAPH, and would happily... More 

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Charleston
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I read a lot of reviews before I booked this hotel and there were few things that the other travelers failed to mention in theirs. 1. Make sure you let the hotel know what time you are arriving so they can meet you on the street to help you move in your luggage into the Hutong as most of the... More 

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Province of Florence, Italy
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayde here for 4 nights in last month. The buffet breakfast is delicious though limited choice,but it is enough to meed most tasty, coffee is good.service is perfect, although some stuff little understanding english, but they are attentive to help you, they gave suggestions about restaurant and tour,I feel nice. The courtyard is charming and beautiful.in the evening you... More 

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St-Germain-en-Laye, France
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel located in old "huong " of BeiJing, it is a little hard to find, but i think that is hutong life.it is in the middle of beijing ,so it is easy to HouHai lake where are many bars and restaurants. the best point of this hotel is the shadow puppet, that is way I came here. In the... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very comfortable and clean room for 6 nights. It is located in the middle of the hutongs but you will find this jewel a surprise! We also had a private painting lesson with the resident shadow art performance artist. Breakfast was a small spread but comprehensive - the coffee was always good. They don't have a full-serviced... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was impressed of this hotel's arcade,service and culture.there is a very cozy courtyad ,it was very good that you can have a drink in the lobby after a hard day in the evenning.service was perfect. stuff made effert to help you,although some of them can not speak good english, but they are very kind and helpful. the show is... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

firstly,the hotel is a little hard to find it, but do not miss it because this, when you reached this hotel you will like it. The courtyard is very cozy, the lobby is decorated with many shadow paintings. you can also see blue sky from the courtyard.There is a teacher of shadow puppet can teach you pain the shadow,in the... More 

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