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Commune by the Great Wall

Exit Shuiguan, Badaling Highway, Great Wall, Yanqing County 100020, China
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  • 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
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have given the Commune 5 stars because our experience of being the only people on the Great Wall watching sunset was just incredible. I researched as much as I could before booking and found mixed reviews on the hotel. I'm so glad we still booked it. I requested a quiet room in advance after reading reviews of noisy accommodation... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well I assume the great wall is the great place to visit for each and every person in the world if got a chance. I'm pretty much fascinated about it's build and the way it is. That's why the Hotel, Commune by the Great Wall meets up the need for people like me who want to visit the great wall.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is very original and very well located close to the great wall. The additional great thing is a private acces to the great wall which is a unic experience. The hotel is composed by several buildings constructed by architects severals years ago. This is for the positive points because a part that all the rest is negative. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We had a late lunch on the terrace after visiting the Great Wall. Highly recommended. Some thoughts:- - unique minimalist architecture - people who like modern interior design will love it - I loved the serenity - there's nothing else here but nature - gorgeous restaurant terrace, kitted out with high-end furniture - high quality dining experience See my photos... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Summer is best time to stay this hotel. We climbed the wall from a shortcut to the highest point and did some Tai Chi in the early morning! The view up there was great and impressive...tremendous experience for all of us...but one thing you need to remember: dress warmly when exercise in early morning, little chilly!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I stayed at the commune for 4 days as part of the workshop hosted by our company. I found the hotel to be amazing. The Chinese Sichuan restaurant has amazing food, much better than the western Redtaurant. The pink bar has great choice of foreign wines. The private access to the Great Wall is a treat like no other. It's... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We selected this hotel because it appeared to be the best option to get away from the smog of Beijing. My wife could not breath in Beijing. She was demobilized due to the smog. We were not able to do any sightseeing in Beijing while we were there. We decided to go to the Commune Hotel to get away from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The good: The place is just magnificent. It's around 90mins drive from the Airport. We stayed at the Bamboo villa, which is an architecture masterpiece (Japanese feel). There are quite a few villas, and I'm sure the others are equally as stunning. For a group activity, we went with the mountain hiking route... which started off pleasant, and then got... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

It's not the 5 star luxury hotel you will be used to. SOHO group in China took over mgmt from Kempinski recently. So don't expect that service level and you'll be fine. The rooms need some sprucing up, the F&B staff (polite but not well trained) and for the prices, the food quality needs some improvement. Room keys malfunctioned twice... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Was a great experience, lovely spacious rooms. However, I did have to shower in cold water on the first night. Love the trip to the Great Wall, was so beautiful. The hotel is just a bit far from the communes , and there was no minibar of food to nibble on at night.

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