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Modern Hotel

No.89 Zhongyang Main Street, Daoli District, Harbin 150010, China
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Ranked #46 of 898 hotels in Harbin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013
Silver2011 Urbana, Illinois
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

A disgrace to be frank. The best thing is the location and it actually looks OK. It is very close to the church and you might even think you are in Russia…. and the hotel is on the main street. when you arrive and the lady at the desk was friendly but spoke no English but that is OK. Once... More

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Vienna, Austria
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Good location, that seems to be it. Extremely overpriced. Dirty rooms, the toilet looked like a public toilet. Dirty, smelly. Loud rooms, you could hear your neighbours. Staff doesn't speak english and if they do, hard to understand and rude. Lousy breakfast, dirty plates/cutlery. 4stars are overrated! If you have another choice, avoid this hotel.

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Like some of the other reviewers, I had ambiguous feelings about the Modern Hotel. I appreciated its location; its architecture; the sad, live 1920s piano music in the lobby; and all the photographs of dignitaries who passed by long ago. I also appreciated the small ways that management has tried to modernize the place: the in-room wifi; the bathroom telephones;... More

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Urbana, Illinois
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54 reviews 54 reviews
24 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

This is an historic hotel in a great location right in the center of the old town. Numerous restaurants shops and sights are within easy walking distance. Somewhat noisy until 10 p.m. in the summer due to beer gardens with shouting food vendors on both sides of hotel. Staff was very helpful, though many didn't speak English, letting me practice... More

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

It s a sweet place! Run by a nice chinese person this place has a classik design, really cozy coffee bar, and wonderful european cuisine dining room. everythin was absolutely tasty and fresh there: Beaf, fish, cakes and fruits! the stuff s really friendly there and has a fluent English!

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Shanghai, China
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

We travelled with a group of three for business and were quite disappointed. This hotel is absolute below standard and yet the rooms are expensive. Location is very central, but if your room is facing the wrong side, it is difficult to sleep before 1 or 2 am due to the noise outside. Beds were almost too hard to sleep... More

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Nanjing, China
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

Instinct directed us to the Modern Hotel after we realised we had booked the 'wrong' Bremen Hotel, far from the "walking street" (ZhongYang Jie) and the fun activities of Harbin in winter. Let's be clear, you HAVE to be staying on the walking street or near to it as taxis aren't that easy to find (especially in Chinese New Year... More

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Perth, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

I spent my first night at Harbin in another hotel that was well below standard. I moved out first thing the next morning to the Modern Hotel. I found the staff at this hotel to be excellent, the travel agency on the second floor was wonderful and spoke good English. my room was good, bed comfortable and and view was... More

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Kiryat Shmona, Israel
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

We chose this hotel because our family history is connected to this hotel, which was established about 100 years ago. The hotel location is great - right in the middle of Harbin walking street. The facade of the buidilng was conserved to keep its historical atmoshpere, as well as a collection of photographs and artifacts in the lobby reflecting the... More

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Seoul, Seoul, South Korea
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012

We went as a group (6 couples, some with kids) and all stayed at the Modern Hotel. OK, so you pay a little more than you do for other Hotels around China, but is a "peak" season for the festival and we had a funky, comfortable and warm room. The buffet breaksfast is fine, they do up omeletes etc for... More

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Address: No.89 Zhongyang Main Street, Daoli District, Harbin 150010, China
Location: China > Heilongjiang > Harbin
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