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Harbin Friendship Palace Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   No.263 Youyi Road, Daoli District, Harbin 150018, China
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Ranked #72 of 734 hotels in Harbin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Stayed there for a full week in February 2014 on a visit to the ice festival. VERY convenient for all sites and sights. While the older rooms looked dingy as I passed, I had booked a business room which turned out to be in the new wing. Room bright and pleasant, overlooking an interior courtyard mostly filled with a domed... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

The hotel is in a good location. Easy to access and food is plentiful around the location. The staff hardly speak English and that is a big difficulty if you don't speak Mandarin. However someone used technology to help us I.e Chinese-- English SMS translation The place was clean and the room comfortable. Breakfast was reasonably good.

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Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

It's my second time to stay at this hotel. The price is quite high, but the price of all hotels in Harbin during the Ice and Snow festival are high. There is nothing wrong with the rooms, and the location is excellent. The hotel looks old, but part of the point of staying here is that it is old. The... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

Rooms are dirty, staff are unprofessional, beds are rock hard, no bottled water, bathroom smells. I moved out after one night of a 3 night stay in Harbin......nothing good i can say about this place.......................avoid at all costs.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2012

I'm so happy we only stayed in Harbin one night; our stay was bad because of this hotel. Even though the staff here was friendly and the hotel was in walking distance to some of the sights (not the Ice Festival - we had to take a short taxi ride to get there), the room grossed me out. The carpet... More

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Shanghai, China
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

room for 70 euros was terribly dirty. Old, damaged furniture, carpet stained and full of holes, walls dirty and moldy. In room 331 no heating (-20 outside). Solving the problem by staff: we're sorry. That's all! Our window opened to the dirty magazine, restaurant dirty, stinky. The remnants of food on dirty tables. Nothing, absolutely nothing for Western tourists. Even... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012

I stayed at this hotel with my hubby and his mother for the Ice Festival this February. Front desk staff know basic english which was good. The rooms weren't great but if you plan to be out most of the day they are fine. No mini bar and no bottled water, only a kettle. We stayed in a twin room.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2012 via mobile

This was once an impressive and elegant establishment, I would guess about 10-15 years ago at the least, however, it has not been maintained and the current management do not seem inclined to improve either the fittings, the furnishings or the general shoddiness of the entire interior. Apart from the large facade, nicely done lobby, our rooms were markedly aged... More

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Nottingham
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

Booked in here by Travelsphere but that's another story. It was not great. Tired and shabby beyond the plush reception area, no mini bar, no bar at all in the hotel. Chinese channels on the TV, nothing else. My room was only serviced once during my three night stay. There was no room safe but boxes were available for a... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2010

It was - 21 C when I landed on 16th Jan afternoon at the Harbin airport. The journey to the hotel was quick as it is not in the city center. This is a good place to base yourself for the ice and snow festival. However, room are old and need some touch up. Service staffs are not up standard... More

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Address: No.263 Youyi Road, Daoli District, Harbin 150018, China
Location: China > Heilongjiang > Harbin
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Restaurant Room Service
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Ranked #72 of 734 hotels in Harbin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Harbin Friendship Palace Hotel 4*
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