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Garden Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   No.59 Danan Street, Datong 037008, China
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Singapore
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121 reviews 121 reviews
42 hotel reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

...with all amenities including hot water/tea kettle, safe, bathrobes, but very poor, inadequate lighting for evening reading. Avoid Room 525 (very noisy central a/c fan). The main street the hotel is on has many local shops, but a real find were the two small shops about a 10-minute walk up the street offering beautiful, tasteful calligraphy brushes, scrolls, ink and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The property didn't look its age at all. We were also pleasantly surprised by the breakfast buffet, which featured a good spread of both Western and Chinese food. The service was excellent as well. The travel desk assisted in arranging for a taxi (¥460) to bring us to the Hanging Monastery and the Wooden Pagoda. Mr Yang also waited for... More

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Adelaide
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61 reviews 61 reviews
48 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Forget the UNESCO walls, grottoes, hanging temples and other city sites. It is worth coming to Datong just to stay here. Good red wine and cold beer in the atrium/courtyard with background grand piano followed by retirement to a large room with opening windows, extremely comfortable beds and good air conditioning. The rooms even have a humidifier. It was a... More

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Surrey, Canada
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43 hotel reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My original contact by email was easy and clearly outlined in English. Our overnight train from Beijing arrived at 7am. The hotel allowed us an early check in. We were so thankful to be able to have a shower and use a clean bathroom and to top it off, a nice complimentary fruit platter was delivered to our room. The... More

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Singapore
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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

The stay at Garden Hotel ended up a great experience beyond any expectation. The humble look of the building would have made you think that it's just one of the 2 or 3 star hotels in China. But it isn't! This hotel is simply outstanding! It's location is great, within walking distance of the city wall and other tourist spots.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Very nice hotel - neat, tidy, clean. Certainly 4 star. Restaurant very good food and variety- had donkey and roasted rabbit - bit peppered dog was not available. In Datong in winter most shops close early and open late. So apart from the 24 hour McDonalds around the corner there was not much open late at night or early in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Love the hotel, nice Brazilian BBQ buffet every night!!! Great service, good English, fantastic Chinese food. The manager organized all tours, perfect timing. The whole city is under construction, so everything look destroyed. But it was a great experience. I have been. In the hotel 5 times!!!

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whitehorse
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

Everything about our stay here was wonderful. We took an overnight train from Beijing, so we were pretty exhausted when we got to Datong. Luckily we were able to check in to our room right away for a rest. The room was super clean and lovely -- the bed was so comfy! After a nap, we went downstairs and spoke... More

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Our stay at this hotel was above expectations. Staff were incredibly helpful, arranged our taxi for the day and could not do enough for us. Buffet breakfast was exceptional and extremely good value. We cannot fault this hotel and highly recommend it. Our only disappointment was that we could not stay longer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

The Garden Hotel was booked by our travel agent (not our personal choice as we prefer boutique places) and has no garden, but was above expectation. The rooms were available at our train arrival at 7 AM in freezing cold Datong, with fluffy pillows, bathrooms with tub and walk-in shower, and an amazing Chinese & western breakfast buffet with delicious... More

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Also Known As:
Garden Hotel Datong
Address: No.59 Danan Street, Datong 037008, China
Location: China > Shanxi > Datong
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites
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Ranked #1 of 124 hotels in Datong
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Garden Hotel 4*
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