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May First Hotel

#336 of 2,187 Hotels in Xi'an
No.351 East Avenue,Beilin District, Xi'an 710001, China
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2009

Either the Rough Guide's author's standards differ from our own, or the hotel has gone completely down the drain in the five years since our version (2005) of the Rough Guide was published. Because we only have two words for this hotel: STAY AWAY! The receptionists were very friendly, but the rooms were horrible: they were dirty (filthy even), old... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2009

True, it ain't the Ritz, but for the money it was fine. Great location too - with the foodhall downstairs and a myriad of other great eateries nearby. Walking distance to most things in Xian that you'd want to see. The "sex basket" displayed in the rooms are pretty common in China we found, as are late night phone calls... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2006

We stayed at the May First hotel for 4 nights at the end of September 2006. When we first checked in, we got a 'standard suite' -- which, based on their website, looked to be very spacious. And the room was. However, the carpets had old stains on them that looked like tar -- and when you walked barefoot, stuck... More 

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