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Commune by the Great Wall

4.5 of 5 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
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The property was breathtaking, and the hike up to the private section of the Great Wall was very, very special. Over the course of our stay, I hiked up 3 or 4 times--twice in one day! It was great to see it in the "mist" (aka Smog) as well as on a clear day. The architecture and landscape was soooo... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

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 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

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 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

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 

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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

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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!

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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 

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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.

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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
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Commune By The Great Wall Hotel Yanqing County
Commune Beijing
Commune By The Great Wall Beijing Region, China

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