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Camas, Washington, United States
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

Room was a typical room for a Crowne Plaza Hotel, which it was when I went there in 2009. The restaurant, though was strange. It was one of those Brazilian meat restaurants - all you can eat meat! - just over the river from Sinuiju, North Korea. One of the two strangest meals I ever had in China. Great food,... More 

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Perth, Australia
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18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Apart from the premium price we had to pay for staying in this hotel during the National Day holiday, it was still great: Check-in was smooth without the need for unnecessary delays and the staff were genuinely friendly and always at-hand to help out. They would always stop to ask if we needed any help。 While some were able to... More 

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Shenyang, China
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We spent the weekend and had a great time. The staff were very friendly - never been wished Good Morning as many times - helpful and spoke at least some English; at least I never encountered a serious language barrier, even with the waiting staff in the restaurant. We booked a river view room on the 18th floor. The views... More 

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Shanghai, China
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62 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This hotel is located a short distance from the Chinese-Korean Friendship Bridge and overlooks the Yalu river. Book a river-facing room above the fifth floor and you will be able to see North Korea from your window. The receptionists speak very good english, room service and most other staff do not. Beds are fairly hard, something to expect in most... More 

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I have stayed at this hotel 3 times during the past 2 years. All 3 times, I had very comfortable stays. Rooms are of good quality, food is also ok. The hotel is just by the river and you can overlook the Yalu river and see North Korea.

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Judy W, Public Relations Manager at Friend Plaza Hotel Dandong, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. We will continue to strive in delivering quality services, allowing our guests' to indulge in the best they deserve, we look forward to your next stay with us and continuous support in the near... More 

N. California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Hotel looks just like the pics from other reviewers. Location is outside of downtown, but very quiet and right on the river where there is nice sidewalk to go for a walk. Other reviewer comments about AC not working very well proved true in my room, but I didn't bother asking for another. Breakfast buffet was decent, but western choices... More 

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Judy W, Public Relations Manager at Friend Plaza Hotel Dandong, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thanks for sharing your valuable comment with us. Regarding to your experience in our hotel, please accept our sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused. Your feedback has been shared with our team for further improvement on AC and breakfast. Please feel free to contact our duty manager at anytime for your next stay. Ensuring all our guests stay... More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

The Crowne Plaza is located two kilometres from the city and the friendship bridge (border crossing to North Korea. The hotel is in good well maintained. The rooms are spacious and contemporary furnished with a comfortable with a bed, desk, flat screen, safe, etc. The bathroom is modern and clean, separated from the room by a large glass window. By... More 

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Judy W, Public Relations Manager at Friend Plaza Hotel Dandong, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Crowne Plaza Dandong! Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for taking the time to share your feedback. It was our great pleasure to be able to provide you with such a good experience in Dandong. We are also delighted to learn that you truly enjoyed our great services. Thank you for your nice... More 

New Castle, New Hampshire, United States
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We had a very nice stay here while attending a wedding in Dandong. The hotel is across the street from a pleasant riverfront promenade that goes for miles. It is several km south of the main part of Dandong. Our river view suite was very clean, spacious, and attractive. A/C was weak. We found the breakfast buffet to be fine.... More 

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Sheffield
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20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I stepped out of the shiny new airport in Dandong wondering what I'd let myself in for, my first time in China with basically non existent Chinese, however my experience here was a good one. A 30 minute taxi ride from the airport (aided by the hotel name written in Mandarin which is essential) I was greeted in English with... More 

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Judy W, Public Relations Manager at Friend Plaza Hotel Dandong, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Crowne Plaza Dandong! Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for taking the time to share your feedback. It was our great pleasure to be able to provide you with such a good experience in Dandong. We are delighted to learn that you truly enjoyed our great location and professional service. Thank you for... More 

Shenyang, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Excellent experience in very lovely accommodations. All staff exceptionally helpful. The bathroom was the biggest PLUS, offering a deep tub as well as a shower with built-in seat. We plan to return soon.

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Judy W, Public Relations Manager at Friend Plaza Hotel Dandong, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Crowne Plaza Dandong! Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for taking the time to share your feedback. It was our great pleasure to be able to provide you with such a good experience in Dandong. We are delighted to learn that you truly enjoyed our world-class facilities and professional service. Thank you for... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Friend Plaza Hotel Dandong, on the banks of the Yulu River, is the city's first International 5 star Hotel. Luxurious guest rooms, meticulous service and quality entertainment make it the choice for both business and leisure travellers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Friend Plaza Hotel Dandong

Address: NO. 158 Bin Jiang Middle Rd, Dandong 118016, China (Formerly Crowne Plaza Hotel Dandong)
Location: China > Liaoning > Dandong
Price Range: $67 - $103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Friend Plaza Hotel Dandong 4*
Number of rooms: 356
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