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“Beautiful hotel and gracious staff” 5 of 5 stars
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Kempinski Hotel Xi'an
4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   No.6 West Section of Ouya Avenue, Chanba Ecological Development Zone, Xi'an 710021, China   |  
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Ranked #31 of 2,154 Hotels in Xi'an
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5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Beautiful hotel and gracious staff”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2011

wonderful hotel and fantastic breakfast. lovely place to stay in xi'an.

  • Stayed May 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Decatur, Georgia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2011

Visited hotel during a Viking River Cruise/Tour. Primary purpose was to visit Terracotta Soldiers and hotel is closer to site than downtown hotels. Hotel and rooms are huge and lack adequate furniture and decorations, but has most of the menities you need -- hotel is not warm or inviting. Room was clean and warm, but cavernous. The buffet breakfast was excellent.
Nota hotel that we want to go back to.

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Fernandina Beach
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2011

Recently stayed one night.

Hotel very sterile feeling. No character. Part of Viking River Cruise tour. Don't stay on a rainy day/night. Several people including us had severe water seepage around windows. Carpet wet three feet into the room. A lot of people changed rooms and we could have also. We did not. Rooms very large and we could live three feet away from the windows for one night.

Nothing to see anyway. Hotel pretty remote location.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2011

We spent one night here as part of a Viking cruise/land tour. The horel is new and somewhat out of the center of town, but it is set in a beautiful park-like stting. The rooms are enormous including the bathrooms. The amenities are all very upscale and the service is exactly what you would expect. The dining room buffet is excellent in quality as well as quantity. One caution - if you are in the city and taking a cab, be sure the driver knows where he is going - some apparently don't.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2011

Altho' this hotel is out a ways from the city, it is magnificent. The guest facilities are huge and very well furnished. The staff is gracious and the food in the restaurant is excellent. We did have some friends who left the hotel and the their cab had trouble finding the hotel on the way back.

Room Tip: All the rooms seemed to be the same.
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  • Stayed September 2011, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Orpington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2011

Lovely rooms and good first class facilities but the Hotel is really best described as a business use Hotel with large conference area - located well out of city but not a bad location to avoid the terrible city traffic if you want to see are the Terracotta Soldiers site.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Vancouver
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 hotel reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2011

I will not elaborate on the fact that it is poorly located. The rooms and furnishing sare worn. The room I was originally assigned to stunk chemical cleaning and precipitated an asthma attack. In fairness, my complaint was dealt with and I was moved to a bigger and non smelling room.
We noted that the rooms come equipped with gas masks(??). We have pictures to prove it.
The breakfast was very. good

Room Tip: . make sure you check the room first before settling in. Rooms facing the river are better.
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  • Stayed June 2011, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: No.6 West Section of Ouya Avenue, Chanba Ecological Development Zone, Xi'an 710021, China
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Location: China > Shaanxi > Xi'an
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#18 Luxury Hotel in Xi'an
#75 Best Value Hotel in Xi'an
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Kempinski Hotel Xi'an 4.5*
Number of rooms: 355
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Kempinski Hotel Xi’an reflects the modernity and tradition of contemporary China, set in the ancient capital, home to dynasties and their treasures. Within easy reach of the airport and it is 40 mins to the Terracotta Warriors in 38 km by car, our luxurious rooms and first-class meeting facilities are elegantly designed and topped with a peaceful view of the majestic Ba River. ... more   less 
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Kempinski Hotel Xi'An China/Shaanxi

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