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The Castle Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   No.26 Longshan Road, Shinan District, Qingdao 266003, China
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Ranked #13 of 1,304 hotels in Qingdao
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hong Kong
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14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

THis is a great property in a nice location let down by service and maintenance which do not rise to the standards that the property deserves. A couple of specific points The staff were very friendly and tried hard but appeared under trained and there was probably just too many of them. Beds, you may as well sleep on te... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Most of the previous reviews already stated that it is a good hotel! All in all i can confirm that as well and would for sure say it’s well above average. We traveled as a couple. Both of us enjoyed the stay. The room (city view) is nice and clean. The bed is indeed quite firm. It didn’t cause any... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

This hotel was really nice, rooms were very good and the staff excellent nothing was too much trouble. Breakfast was also good with cooked choices available on order. It is within walking distance to the beach area, naval museum , and underwater world, if you don't mind walking and there are many beautiful buildings of german architecture on the way.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Slightly quirky but also fairly luxurious hotel set in gardens next to the German Governor's Mansion. It's an interesting part of Qingdao but maybe 15 minutes walk from the seafront. Taxi's are only 9RMB if you don't fancy walking. All the rooms seem to have two single beds which are pushed together if you ask for a double. Although we... More

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Hong Kong, China
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Traveled to Qingdao for the first time Sep 2013 and stayed in this boutique hotel for 3 nights. It's located at the ''old" city area of Qingdao, within walking distance (10 minutes) to 3 tourist spots i.e. German Governor's Residence, Signal Hill Park and Protestant Church. You can call for a cab to other tourist spots further away and normally... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

I’m writing this review, having just returned from a lovely 4 day stay in Qingdao at The Castle Hotel with my husband for his Birthday. It’s is a very nice boutique hotel in the old town, set on a hill in pretty gardens. The staff at the reception desk on our arrival were friendly and polite, and both spoke English.... More

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

This boutique hotel makes a great change from the usual large major-chain hotels - surrounded by trees and a great view from the top of the old part of Qingdao. Spacious and modern rooms, quirky artwork and a broad selection of Asian and Western food for breakfast add to this, although our garden view room had more of a car... More

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Hyderabad, India
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14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

Qingdao was our last stop in China and we wanted a bit of a splurge but in fact the prices here are very reasonable for what you get. The hotel is in the grounds of what was the residence of the governor when Qingdao was a Gereman concession. You may know the name as Tsingtao which has been preserved for... More

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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

We picked this hotel looking for something different to the usual China 4/5 star, and were not disappointed. It is in a quiet location, surrounded by parkland. Although we were there in winter, I am sure it would be much better in full bloom. The outdoor areas were closed, of course, but the balcony areas overlooking the park would be... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

We recently stayed at the Castle Hotel for five days and our stay couldn't have been improved upon in any way. The hotel is located on the grounds of the former German govenor's mansion which is now designated as a historical icon in Qindao. Situated on these private grounds you are afforded the peace and quite that is impossible to... More

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Address: No.26 Longshan Road, Shinan District, Qingdao 266003, China
Location: China > Shandong > Qingdao
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Castle Hotel 4*
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