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“Good for 1 night only” 1 of 5 stars
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Holiday Inn Datong City Center
No.37 Yingbin West Road, Datong 037008, China   |  
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Ranked #6 of 148 Hotels in Datong
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“Good for 1 night only”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2007

Stayed at the Datong Hotel in May. The hotel is quite a distance from the airport. Most people here do not speak english. The tour CITS office is right outside the hotel but it was closed at 9AM. Check in took a very long time. Only one person works the counter. This hotel is about a 2 star hotel. The lobby looks nice but the rooms are very old. The linens and towels were clean. The beds are hard which is standard for most China hotels. Breakfast at the hotel is good if you go early. We got there sort of late in the morning so almost everything was cold. Rented a taxi for all day to go to the Hanging Temples and Yungang Caves. The costs was $300RMB. The hanging temples are far from the hotel. The caves are in the opposite direction from the temples but closer to hotel. In order to get to the caves you have to drive through town. The town is pretty run down. Not much to do other than see the caves and temples. After returning from being out all day we went to have dinner in the hotel. The dinner menu is a must see. Hilarious!!! We couldnt figure out what to order as the english translation was out of this world. Only regret was that we didnt have our cameras to take photos of it. The next morning we went to look for the menus to take pictures but they were put away. Check out took a very long time. They make sure you didnt take anything from the room and that you pay for any stuff they are selling that is set in the bathroom. The taxi ride to the airport was about $30RMB. No one at the airport spoke english.

  • Liked — Nothing
  • Disliked — Doesnt cater to tourist very well.
  • Stayed May 2007, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Holiday Inn Datong City Center

Address: No.37 Yingbin West Road, Datong 037008, China
Location: China > Shanxi > Datong
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Swimming Pool
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Ranked #6 of 148 Hotels in Datong
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 188
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Also Known As:
Da Tong Datong

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