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Xi'an Garden Hotel
4.0 of 5 Motel   |   No.40 Yanyin Road, Dayan Ta, Dayan District, Xi'an 710061, China   |  
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Ranked #37 of 1,977 hotels in Xi'an
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“An enjoyable stay”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

Only stayed one night but the hotel was charming and all staff very courteous. Both breakfast and dinner menu was a choice of Chinese or Western so everyone happy.

I have nothing but praise and recommendation for this hotel

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
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  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

My wife and I spent nearly four weeks travelling around China and the Xi'an Garden Hotel was by far the best of all the hotels (a total of 8) we stayed in. It was clean and comfortable and the staff, in their Tang dynasty costumes, were very helpful. The lobby was large and well furnished. The gardens, complete with pond, swans and peacocks, delightful. The room was sufficiently large, but, as we found everywhere in China, the bed was very firm. The bed and bathroom were clean, but the carpet had stains on it. We have a lovely view over the garden. Breakfasts were plentiful, both Chinese and Western. The hotel is located near the Large Wild Goose Pagoda, a lovely park, shops and a Walmart!! Would certainly recommend it to anybody visitng Xi'an.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

We stayed here for two nights as part of an organised group tour in Beijing, Xian and Shanghai. The hotel is well situated, just across the road from an amazing Mall (Tang Dynasty) which was quite eye opening.
The building is set in beautiful grounds with a small lake (pond) complete with swans, peacocks, ducks etc. Rooms were some distance from main entrance and reception but corridors were clean and reasonably bright. We had wonderedwhy our guide had made mention of the hardness of the beds but soon realised why when we sat on one of them! Rock solid would probably be the best description and we had to ask for additional topper to be added to the mattresses. To say the room was "tired" might be generous- it could do with redecoration and modernisation but it was clean and well enough equipped.
The breakfast buffet was disappointing and despite efforts didn't really cater for western guests. We found it a bit disconcerting to be joined at our breakfast table by a young chinese girl and her mother, perhaps it was because we had been seated as close to the tv as you could get and she wanted to watch something.
Overall this hotel is fine, just be aware of the beds!!

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

this hotel is not ancient ,but in ancient style and it's good location
i like the building style ,like the ancient palace and though the room is a little bit old while the enviroment is reallr good and this hotel close to big wild goose pagoda and tang paradise and neaby the QU JIANG shopping area and easy to find different resturant for meals
and there is one bar street in CI EN XI LU
the hotel offer Chinese breakfast and western breakfast ,Chinese one RMB28/person, western RMB58/person
Japanese Emperor and OLYMPIC TORCH stayed at this hotel before ,what's more ,this hotel rate is cheaper than other common 4 star hotel in Xian
this is what i know for this hotel and my favrioted hotel in Xian
i recommend the friends, who like Chinese Traditional culture and history, this hotel is really a good choice

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  • Stayed December 2011, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

Booked this hotel because my colleagues stayed here last time they were in Xi'an on business. Was a little worried when I read somewhere that although the hotel lobby and grounds were nice, the furnishings in the rooms were rather worn. I was pleasantly surprised, maybe because I got upgraded to a deluxe room. The room on the 3rd floor is quite bit, with a couch and two chairs, a big flat screen tv, and a very comfortable king size bed. I am truly enjoying my room. The only downside is that the light in the bathroom is censored, and while that is quite convenient, the light is just outside of the bathtub, so when you're in the shower for more than 1-2 minutes, the light doesn't sense anything and turns off, so you have to stick your arm outside of the shower curtain to reactivate the light. Not a big deal but something to note.

I haven't checked out any of the services offered at the hotel or the courtyard, but I plan to visit the gym tomorrow for a much needed workout. So far so good. Very good value for the price.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

The grounds here are beautiful with ponds and birds. Tai chi instructor available every morning. Breakfast buffet more asian than western. Our room was very comfortable wth a good view of the central garden. Typical hard bed and flat pillows. Walk to park and Large Wild Goose Pagoda, three shopping malls and the wonderful statue-filled median on the main street and other sites. We spent only two nights here, would like to have stayed longer.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

Lovely hotel and grounds, with a water garden, reception and bar area beautiful

Rooms a little dated in the bathroom but very clean.

Tai CHI MASTER comes to hotel in the morning and you can join in. Peacocks in the water garden area

Breakfast and meals good selection bot western and chinese . Great place to visit and stay for the Terracotta Army. One night there we went to the water laser show and market and mingled with the locals re dancing..festival there at the time. Tour guide told us about it, a great night out and free

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: No.40 Yanyin Road, Dayan Ta, Dayan District, Xi'an 710061, China
Location: China > Shaanxi > Xi'an
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#37 Romantic Hotel in Xi'an
#37 Family Hotel in Xi'an
#37 Business Hotel in Xi'an
#37 Luxury Hotel in Xi'an
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Hotel Class:4 star — Xi'an Garden Hotel 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Xian Garden Hotel in Xian, China is located in Yan Yin Road, just 5 minutes off the city center and about 45km from the Xianyang International Airport (SIA). It houses 292 oriental-style guestrooms that are all furnished with modern amenities such as air-conditioning, Internet access, and cable TV. The hotel also offers a number of facilities including three (3) restaurants, a fitness center, and an indoor swimming pool. Hotel services include airline and tour assistance, laundry, and express check-in and checkout. ... more   less 
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