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Sophia International Hotel

No.217 East Hong Kong Road, Qingdao 266071, China
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Ranked #20 of 1,373 Hotels in Qingdao
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 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 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Cool to stay. Well cared. Only thing English of staffs can be emproved for froigners like us. Foods are cool. Local elites are fond of this hotel. Its near beach with a nice view. I loved the movies in there TV server. Its very enjoyful . I didnt find this service in any other hofels in China. Love to be... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I spent two weeks at this hotel. My first impressions of the interior was that it was a little dated. However, the rooms themselves are not dated, they are clean, well kept and just what I'd expect from a high-standard hotel. After two weeks I could have found lots of faults but in fact the opposite happened. I came to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

You would normally be travelling to Qingdao for a business reason because a Kiwi would not be there for the beach, but the beach is close and a nice for a walk. The hotel is reasonable dated but has good location within walking distance to the Exhibitions that are organised here, be it the beer festive or a motor shop.... More 

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Sant Pol de Mar, Spain
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94 reviews 94 reviews
36 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

The hotel is conveniently located in the High Tech Park near the beach, but farther from downtown and the main activity and traffic of the city. This location is great for business people with interests in the area but farther from the main tourist areas; the hotel is also close to the Qingyin expressway which goes to the airport and... More 

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Nanjing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

booked this hotel when nothing else was available near the beach. My first impression of the facilities was poor - it is an older hotel that really needs updating. However, the staff's superior training is highly evident- I found the service to be excellent. The buffet restaurant is also very good - I tried both the breakfast and the dinner,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

I stayed here for two nights. The hotel has a good location. The food in hotel was very good, especially the lunch time buffet. My room was on the 7th floor and was large and well kept. The only question I would have is the shower arrangement, this was over a freestanding bath with no curtain so water everywhere.

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Gandhidham, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2011

During my visit to Qingdao, China, we stayed in Sophia International Hotel. Centrally Located and good view of sea front. Very attentive and courteous staff.

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Zhongshan, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2010

Hotel facilities are nice and very modern. I stayed in a single room which is pretty small. The breakfast buffet had Chinese, Korean and Western cuisine and overall satisfying. The hotel is close to the beach but about 30min far from the city centre of Qingdao.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2009

Good Hotel Great View from Rooms Good Breakfast Friendly staff, but too poor in speaking Engllish

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PANAMA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2008

It is true that the hotel is not close to city center but it is the nearest international hotel to Mount Lao Shan. This is a legendary mountain to well known ancient chinese poets. Since taxi fares are pretty cheap in Qingdao you can reach anywhere. The hotel buffet was above average, beer was available in an unlimited basis. The... More 

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