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The Castle Hotel

No.26 Longshan Road, Shinan District, Qingdao 266003, China
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Ranked #19 of 1,375 Hotels in Qingdao
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Locarion is suoerb. A 80 years old castle (the hotel is newest than the Governor residence) top of a green hill 15 minutes away by walk to beaches and 10 minutes away from a temple with view all over the Qingdao bay. Rooms are large and each designed with their own style. I did a visit taken by the nice... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked the Castle Hotel after reading the reviews here... comments which I read were mixed... Now I understand why there were mixed comments about this hotel. Castle Hotel is located in the top of a small hill within the Old Town of Qing Qao, the former German Quarters. It's within the compound of the Former German Governor's Residence. The old... More 

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30 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Charming boutique Hotel set on a hill in the grounds of the former Governor's residence. Staff were very friendly and helpful - for example the staff went to the German restaurant next-door to obtain a Gin-and-Tonic for me because they did not have any Gin. The room was large and first class. It was a short 10 minute walk to... More 

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Yiwu, China
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We arrived at the hotel At 1 am to a cosy-looking castle in the middle of no where. We thought the place is hunted as it was so far out and so deep in the woods. The lobby is like a small living room, with trendy design and warm feeling. The rooms are nice, spacious, and clean but for some... More 

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

This is a refreshing and charming change from the standard upmarket Chinese hotel, often effectively on a motorway onramp, and as such impossible to walk from. It's a lovely old building (part of the one time German Governor's compound) with large, comfortable rooms, gorgeous art around the place and some terrific public spaces to while away some time. It's a... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My client had so far booked rather strange hotels in China and so I decided to book myself and came across the Castle Hotel. Great location for a weeks stay, history (if you are German) and rather arty. Maybe a bit too much arty. Nice big rooms. (Needs more hoovering and carpet cleaning!). There is a Chinese Restaurant downstairs (not... More 

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Macau, China
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Once I went into the hotel room, I thought the room was very small. The decoration and wallpaper were very old. It looked really unpleasant and aged. There were stains on the cushions and sofa. Besides, there were bad smell coming from the drainage in the bathroom. The awful smell spread to the whole room even if we closed the... More 

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14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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Shanghai, China
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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