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Green Lake View Hotel

No.222 Renmin Middle Road, Kunming 650031, China
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Ranked #57 of 1,007 Hotels in Kunming
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This hotel is in a good location but caters to conventions and so may get crowded. The rooms on the street side can get noisy and there is the usual problem of room cleaning based on a random system so that some days you get soap and other days you don't. The dining room can be a bit deserted and... More 

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Changchun, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

This was a typical Chinese 4 star (divide by two and subtract 1). If your expectations are low, then you will be pleasantly surprised. Location is okay but hard to find the front of the hotel which is on the side (makes sense in China). Rooms sparse and only marginally clean. Bring your own toiletries.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Positives: Clean rooms (don't forget to ask for a non-smoking floor) Inexpensive Good, central location Free wifi in lobby Negatives: Breakfast buffet Smoking in lobby Tired decor For the price, I guess I would stay there again.

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Kelowna, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012 via mobile

Stayed three nights and had no major complaints. Was disappointed with the old look of the room and mediocre service, but it's hard to find a better location in the heart of Kunming. Note: taxis are very reluctant to drive out to the new airport from this area. There are shuttle buses around, or you can take a taxi to... More 

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Beijing, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

Rooms were simple but clean. No western-option for Breakfast. People at Reception spoke very little English. Location was good. Walking distance from the Lake and small restaurants and bars. Overall, good value for money. We paid around 300 RMB per night.

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 436 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

The good news is the hotel is well located to the lake and the great restaurants and bars close by. Also its cheap - I think I paid 300 rmb for a clean but small room with a bed like concrete! The rest of the news is not great - breakfast is very local, very little English spoken at reception... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

This hotel is close to the Green Lake and many shops as well as small restaurants. We walked in the early morning to see those exercising to Chinese music and doing Thai Chi. The hotel had no one who spoke English.. The room was comfortable and the breakfast Chinese with a few Eastern breakfast items. Adequate for us. Staff were... More 

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Kunming,Yunnan,China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

Green Lake View Hotel is a four-star hotel in the downtown of Kunming city. It's better to book on line in advance because it will be much cheaper than usual ways.

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Lijiang, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

I have stayed here many times because of the good service, English speaking staff and excellent rooms. The hotel is good value (330 RMB) for the standard of the room and amenities. The shower and bath is excellent as are the beds, TV and cable internet. The breakfast which comes included is a bit of a let down as far... More 

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San Francisco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012

I have now stayed at the Green Lake View Hotel five times....so I guess it is pretty clear that I think it is a great deal in a great location. The rooms are clean and have ethernet internet. i notice that there are a few minor maintenance issues, but a call to the desk (or an in-person appearance if you... More 

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