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Sophia International Hotel

No.217 East Hong Kong Road, Qingdao 266071, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

Pleasing place for sure. But the location is not that good. We have arrived at night. When i looked through the window it was only darkness outside i was very unhappy , but very next morning i found out that I was totally wtong when i looked once again through the windows it was just great view of the yellow... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

This hotel was pleasing, rooms are big, double bed was huge which I always find a positive thing for a hotel, people were very kind I had a little trouble with hot water but it was immediately attended! I don't like much carpets on rooms specially if the hotel has been open for many years but is some thing you... More 

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Sant Pol de Mar, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The location of the hotel is good for Laoshan based activities, minimising traffic to/ from town. The district now has a range of restaurants. The hotel continues to age, the breakfast gets simpler every year. I assume management might be ready for a refresh. I believe there are better options nearby and worth checking out, offering better rooms, service and... More 

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Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

not intended for tourist nor foreigners. Nothing near by, walking distance to some restaurants. Far from cirt center. Hotel is ran down. Rain poured through the windows near the elevators. staff barely speak english. breakfast was horrible, poor selection even compared to asia style breakfast.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

Cool to stay. Well cared. Only thing English of staffs can be emproved for froigners like us. Foods are cool. Local elites are fond of this hotel. Its near beach with a nice view. I loved the movies in there TV server. Its very enjoyful . I didnt find this service in any other hofels in China. Love to be... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I spent two weeks at this hotel. My first impressions of the interior was that it was a little dated. However, the rooms themselves are not dated, they are clean, well kept and just what I'd expect from a high-standard hotel. After two weeks I could have found lots of faults but in fact the opposite happened. I came to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

You would normally be travelling to Qingdao for a business reason because a Kiwi would not be there for the beach, but the beach is close and a nice for a walk. The hotel is reasonable dated but has good location within walking distance to the Exhibitions that are organised here, be it the beer festive or a motor shop.... More 

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Sant Pol de Mar, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

The hotel is conveniently located in the High Tech Park near the beach, but farther from downtown and the main activity and traffic of the city. This location is great for business people with interests in the area but farther from the main tourist areas; the hotel is also close to the Qingyin expressway which goes to the airport and... More 

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Nanjing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

booked this hotel when nothing else was available near the beach. My first impression of the facilities was poor - it is an older hotel that really needs updating. However, the staff's superior training is highly evident- I found the service to be excellent. The buffet restaurant is also very good - I tried both the breakfast and the dinner,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

I stayed here for two nights. The hotel has a good location. The food in hotel was very good, especially the lunch time buffet. My room was on the 7th floor and was large and well kept. The only question I would have is the shower arrangement, this was over a freestanding bath with no curtain so water everywhere.

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  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Additional Information about Sophia International Hotel

Address: No.217 East Hong Kong Road, Qingdao 266071, China
Location: China > Shandong > Qingdao
Price Range: $100 - $282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sophia International Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 194
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#33 Luxury Hotel in Qingdao
#37 Best Value Hotel in Qingdao
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