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Imperial City Hotel

No.9 Binjiang Road, Yangshuo County 541900, China
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Sliema, Malta
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219 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel needs major refurbishment. Do not accept a room on 3f. All the rooms have a serious smell of mould. You can, however, rectify this with incense. Shower was adequate, at least there wasn't water all over the bathroom floor. Air conditioning worked well. Do not leave your windows open as all kinds of insects will get in. Bed... More 

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Ciudad de México, Distrito Federal, Mexico
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39 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Yangshuo is a very beautiful place, I think this hotel is well located, I really love the views from the balcony. The room was regular, didn´t´have any problems. I liked to stay at night at the balcony having a beer and playing cards with the people I met from Gadventures tour.

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Santa Monica, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

This dump is in a convenient location. Handy for the water front and shopping. But it is still a dump. The decor is straight out of the 1930s and this is not meant as a compliment. The rooms smell and the entire hotel is an unpleasant place to spend any time. Intrepid should speedily eliminate this as one of their... More 

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Teesside
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Stayed here as part of the Intrepid Travel China tour. This was a dingy poorly lit hotel with old stairways carpet and a strong odour on entering the bedroom each time. Toilet blocked on 2 occasions. The location is however fantastic, with terrace views of the river and Karst mountains. Shopping streets and bars within 1 minute walk from the... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

This hotel is in a marvellous location if you enjoy the hustle and bustle of Yangshou being played out in the street below. The traders pack up late and are back early in the morning, so if you are after peace and quiet it would be best to look elsewhere. The biggest problem with this hotel is the attitude of... More 

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Salisbury East, South Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Of all the hotels I have stayed in and of all the hotels that were used in China, the Imperial City hotel would have to be the worst. The hotel is located on the river and the whole establishment had a damp smell and feel. The front foyer is shared with over a dozen fish tanks set up for aquatic... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

We stayed at the Imperial City Hotel as part of a G Adventure Tour Aug 2013. First impressions were not great, we were given rooms that was like a backpackers, the room was not finished the sliding door to the outside was hard to lock, the bathroom was so small you could not sit on the toilet properly as there... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

I don't know where to begin... the room smelled, it was not clean, it was depressing in any possible way.... to make things even worse there was a store selling flutes under our window so we had the most annoying music all night. Just don't stay here...

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Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012 via mobile

Great location close to everything but far away from the main tourist street. This hotel needs a complete renovation but like many places in China, they just aren't bothered. Rooms are damp & mouldy from humidity, but I guess that can't be helped, and the bathrooms seem dirty & mildewy too. It's fine if you're on a budget but don't... More 

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Keswick, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

Had problems with damp and mould, a few people changed rooms. Ha issues with doors jamming shut due to damp and when asked at front desk the maintenance man seemed more interested in playing his computer game than he did in helping. Overall found the staff rude and the hotel very disappointing.

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