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Beach Castle Hotel

No.15A Taiping Road, Shinan District, Qingdao 266001, China (Railway Station)
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Ranked #157 of 1,192 hotels in Qingdao
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2011
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012 via mobile

We had a bad stay at the hotel. The rooms were outdated and extremely sparse. The general decor was also faded and not nice. The service was appalling. The desk offers a train booking service. Despite repeatedly checking with them that they would book the train, they didn't. That left us stuck in Qingdao. When I asked the receptionist about... More

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Vancouver
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2011

We are group of 6 people visited Qingdao for family reunion, and we booked 2 triple rooms for 4 nights. Room size is ok, not much space after 3 single beds. Bathroom is clean, but they did not come to clean our room one day. Bathroom is very basic set up with very limited hot water, and we need to... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2011

Very lost glory. In fact, no glory at all! Not organized with their bookings, unfriendly staff... Don't trust the pictures u see, u won't get anything near that... It's not even the building as in the pics... U will be lucky if you get half a window! We were here in winter and was so cold I hardly slept. Bathroom... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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55 reviews 55 reviews
31 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2010

Good hotel, great location (half block from the coast), great value. It's 10 minutes taxi ride from the train station (Y8). the train from Beijing is great, 5 and a half hours (Y275). The restaurant in the hotel is pretty good. The entrance has a nice quiet and peaceful garden. The shower don't have curtain, so everything get wet, but... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2010

I have stayed in this hotel during the Qingdao Beer Festival with several friends, all between 28 and 35. The advantage: The hotel is located close to the old city centre of Qingdao and many places in the old centre are within walking distance. We expected higher hotel costs due to the beer festival however I did not expect such... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2010

Near the seafront and shortish walk to pier.Also within walking distance of underground shopping centre which involved going uphill and passing quaint buildings of a european nature.The museum which is part of the Hotel is a must to visit for understanding the German and Japanese occupation over the years. Our room was on the first floor of the main building... More

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2009

The best part about this hotel is that the staff were very warm, friendly and helpful including a very plump cat who was practically a crowd-puller as many of the hotel guests was seen playing with it. The room and bath area is also very spacious. Though the furnishings were very simple, I couldn't ask for more as everything I... More

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Lulea
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2009

This is a tourist trap. Yes, old style with history - and with quite location, but not worth it when it comes to standard and service. We stayed for 9 days. Every day problem with Internet. Language problem also at the reception. Terrible Chinese breakfast! Charged extra when making a local call from reception. International calls? Forget it! Overcharged! This... More

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Address: No.15A Taiping Road, Shinan District, Qingdao 266001, China
Location: China > Shandong > Qingdao > Railway Station , Badaguan , Shinan District
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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Ranked #157 of 1,192 hotels in Qingdao
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Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Remodeled from a century-old German-style castle (an AAA-grade national scenic resort which was originally built as the German Concession in 1900), Qingdao Beach Castle Hotel is a garden villa hotel with wonderful ocean views. The European design combined with home-like environment makes it an ideal place to travel and experience the history and culture of the city. ... more   less 
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