We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Commune by the Great Wall

4.5 of 5 Exit Shuiguan, Badaling Highway, Great Wall, Yanqing County 100020, China
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 9 more sites!
Commune by the Great Wall
Professional photos View all
Commune by the Great Wall
Write a Review

259 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    91
    92
    43
    24
    9
See reviews for
42
56
8
28
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (24)
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (259)
  • Mar-May only
    (58)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (78)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (81)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (42)
All months
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
24 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

There are many reasons for a Westerner to visit the Commune: the concept of architect designed separate villas is different and adding charm; there are hiking trails to Chinese mountains, reasonably unspoilt and different from what you would see in Europe; the private stretch of Great Wall is worth the steep walk, you will be alone or one of few;... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Singapore, Singapore
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not a typically hotel. It is a collection of different Chinese and Asian architecture design building. Each building houses a few individual room. We are staying at the tail end of Autumn. This place is closed for winter as it is too cold. We got a special rate as it is off season. From here you have access... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Singapore, Singapore
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a business trip accompanied by my wife and daughter we decided to stay the weekend and take the opportunity to see the section of the Great Wall near Beijing. There is a huge choice of high quality accommodation nearby, so we ended up going to the Commune despite the mixed reviews. Sadly I am afraid that the best days... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Bedford Hills, NY
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to have the closest thing to a private tour of the Great Wall of China then staying at this unique property is the best way to do it. Beautiful multi room villas spread over rolling hills just a 20 minute hike from the base of Great Wall. Set 45 minutes outside of Beijing it should be your... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Singapore, Singapore
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is built in a fresh natural landscape near the Great Wall of china and has a strong reputation. Besides the freshness of the air there, there is literally nothing else worth going to this place for. considering the prices one paid, I was pretty disappointed with a few key areas. The building and rooms were pretty badly maintained.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
31 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Just a breath taking setting, only 45 minutes outside Beijing. Has its only private part of the Great Wall, do the perfect place to explore it and without people. The hotel isn't very western in service so don't expect 5 star and some of the rooms are a little tired, but overall great location

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Stamford, CT
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I highly recommend this resort: i thought it was an awesome experience, the surroundings are to die for, the hotel is quiet and very picturesque, it really was a once in a life time experience! staff and food awesome, just wanna go back!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Canada
Top Contributor
160 reviews 160 reviews
34 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Net —— - Would not recommend or revisit unless you want to do a 1 night stay Pro - Access to a short but private part of the wall - The setting in a green valley is pretty, and the concept is interesting - but has its issues Cons - The only thing to do is visit the wall. -... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The hotel is average in amenities, service, and communication level (English). If there was another choice, we would have taken that instead. The architecture was fascinating but the interior design was too cold. The surrounding areas were gorgeous and it was easily accessible to the Great Wall. Overall it was the language barrier that effected us the most.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Shanghai, China
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We love the room and also the access to the private great wall - it's nothing like the commercial great wall. it's not maintained, overgrown with trees. It's about hour and half to 2 hours hike, very nice and tranquil. There were only me and my friends with our wine to toast to the scenery. The service overall was good... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Commune by the Great Wall? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Commune by the Great Wall

Address: Exit Shuiguan, Badaling Highway, Great Wall, Yanqing County 100020, China
Location: China > Beijing Region > Yanqing County
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Commune by the Great Wall 4.5*
Number of rooms: 172
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Travelocity, Booking.com, Agoda, Priceline, Despegar.com, TripOnline SA, Otel, Ctrip TA, Hotels.com, Odigeo and Tingo so you can book your Commune by the Great Wall reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Commune By The Great Wall Hotel Yanqing County
Commune Beijing
Commune By The Great Wall Beijing Region, China

252 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (222)
Viewed
Dining (11)
Viewed
Room/suite (29)
Viewed
Family/play areas (6)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (21)
Viewed
Bathroom (5)
Viewed
View from room (2)
Viewed
Other (148)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (31)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (6)
Viewed
Room/suite (18)
Viewed
View from room (1)
Viewed
Dining (4)
Viewed
Family/play areas (1)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay

Near Commune by the Great Wall

Top-rated Attractions Nearby
Top-rated Restaurants Nearby