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Shichahai Shadow Art Performance Hotel

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Hong Kong, China
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is a 12-minute walk from the Beihai North subway station mostly on hutong (the Chinese name for small street). You exit the subway in the north-west entrance. It's not complicated to get there on foot from the subway. You only need to turn once. The staffs are mostly very young and helpful. I spoke Chinese with them but their... More 

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West Windsor Township, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel is nicely designed and right in the middle of the "hutong". It was nice to be able to walk out in the evenings after a busy day sightseeing and find a restaurant or just walk along tbe lake. Ee did not get to do sny of the activities proposed ( timing did not work) but making yiur own... More 

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Spokane, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A truly unique and most wonderful hotel situated in one of the vanishng Hutongs of Beijing. Extremely, safe, secure with wonderful caring english speaking staff. Most excellent breakfasts provided and wonderful cultural activities make this hotel a must stay experience. We stayed 5 nights and had a truly wonderful introduction to the beginning of our China holiday. I loved the... More 

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Datong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very clean rooms. Small bathroom but comfortable and clean! Great Shadow play and activity for younger children. Breakfast a little simple but everything you need to start the day. A bit pity you have to eat in the lobby, the carpet was full of stains ...

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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tucked away in the hutongs around Houhai lake, this is a very nice travellers hotel. The rooms are small but clean. In the inside courtyard several activities are being organized; the shadow art performance is very nice. Close to the Houhai lake and its typical Chinese style evening entertainment.

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Parksville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel has lots of atmosphere. It is a courtyard style, furnished with lots of interesting art and antiques. The main feature is the shadow puppet stage. Marria and the Chinese staff did everything possible to make our stay comfortable and interesting. Our Room was spacious, comfortable, very clean and modern. The bathroom had all of the usual amenities. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in Shichahai, the old area of Beijing full of small alleyways and little shops, this hotel is truly amazing. It might be a bit hard to find at first (the hotel can give directions to your taxi by phone if required) but it's worth it when you get there. The setting is calm and intimate, and the décor is... More 

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Pei X, Guest Relations Manager at Shichahai Shadow Art Performance Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ronald, Thank you for staying with us during your trip in Beijing! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! Also, it is a pleasure to read that you had time to participate in our activities and moreover you liked it. Thank you for recommending us here on Tripadvisor! It is a big reward for... More 

Glastonbury, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room was lovely and clean. Loved being able to enjoy a drink on the balcony. Shadow puppet show was great. Staff were very helpful. In an interesting part of Beijing. Comfortable Walking distance to lake.

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Pei X, Guest Relations Manager at Shichahai Shadow Art Performance Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lynda, Warm greetings from Shichahai Shadow Art Performance Hotel! We are happy to read your review and learn that you had a good stay with us. Hopefully you had a great time in Beijing. Thank you for your review. We are looking forward to welcoming you back again! Best regards, Shichahai Shadow Art Performance Hotel More 

The Hague, The Netherlands
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An excellent retreat in this metropole. Hidden away in the hutongs and with its friendly atmosphere, the hotel provides a great base to explore Beijing. It's smaller scale is nice. The concept of shadow art performances adds to it's friendliness. The staff is great and went to great length to solve some logistical challenges. Highly recommended!

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Dear guest, Thank you for recommending Shichahai Shadow Art Performance Hotel here on Tripadvisor! It is a big pleasure for us to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and had a good time here. Also, thank you for mentioning our staff. We are always happy to serve you. Thank you for your review! We are looking forward to... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An excellent hotel in the heart of the Hutong area. Both the hotel and the area were full of character and the staff were friendly and helpful. Breakfast was a little limited in choice reflecting the small size of the hotel but was sufficient to start the day. Highly recommend for those seeking something different from the standard branded hotel.... More 

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Pei X, Guest Relations Manager at Shichahai Shadow Art Performance Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Joyman L, Thank you very much for your detailed review! We are happy to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and also was satisfied with location! It is a pleasure for us to hear that you had a chance to explore traditional Chinese live and culture. We hope you have got a lot of memories from your... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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  • Free Parking
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Shichihai Shadow Art Performance Hotel hold a cultural conviction that we believe the true cultural beauty of chinese heritage should be preserved and we found a modern way for the world to appreciate the true beauty again.Bustling lives mask us from the beauty of nature. Through travels, we refresh our senses about culture and nature. We strive to inject life and cultural forces into our tourist sites.This is the first stop of your cultural expedition; the next one is to explore nature and the Beijing old city from Shichahai for new pulses.We are situated in the dragon pulse of Beijing, the most sacred site of Fengshui.Shadow Art Performace Hotel is located in the hutong district of Houhai. Here, its design brings you to a lakeside, over the waterfront, into hutongs, and this dwelling in a city district with waterscape and nature puts us back on the path to nature and reshape our heart to value respect and tranquility that go for natural environment and culture. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shichahai Shadow Art Performance Hotel

Address: No.24 Songshujie, Xicheng District | Beijing, Beijing 100009, China
Location: China > Beijing > Houhai
Price Range: $64 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shichahai Shadow Art Performance Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 25
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Hotel Style:
#19 Family Hotel in Beijing
#20 Romantic Hotel in Beijing
#26 Business Hotel in Beijing
#76 Luxury Hotel in Beijing
#110 Best Value Hotel in Beijing
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