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Days Inn Forbidden City Beijing
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   No.1 Nanwanzi Alley, Dongcheng District, Beijing 010006, China (Tian'anmen / Wangfujing)   |  
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Kildare, Ireland
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Location location location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

The hotel was excellent for a good base in Beijing. 5 mins from forbidden city and tianamen sq. 3 mins walk from 2 metro stations which can get to most tourist spots. carpets need cleaning in rooms but if you are just looking for somewhere to rest your head and explore beijing then its excellent value. hotel is 5 min walk to the night food marketwhich is a must see. taxi's cheap but metro best value (1 euro for 4 people to any location one way). breakfast is expensive but you are playing for western convenient options. dinner was not good in hotel. many better choices off the night market street. staff were ok.

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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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1 Thank TazJim
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Miami, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

My 2 kids and I stayed at this hotel for 2 days, the most awful experience of all our trip.
First of all the customer services is so bad no one can imagine, concerning the room when they gave it to us was dirty, the rugs completely old and dirty, there was no soap in the bathroom, the internet does not work even though we were told that was accessible , in general terms I do not recommend this hotel to anybody ....no one deserves the nightmare we suffer

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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52 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Booked the room online a month before our trip in late March. Upon arrival and after waiting for 20mins to check in, the front desk staff handed us the key to a small room in the older section at the basement with no view / window which was rather disappointing as we required assistance to carry our luggage down the many stairs to the room which was rather inconvenient for my hubby who has knee problem.
Old décor in the room with the very basic facility, quite clean except shower recess still needed some scrubbing. Overall it was alright for 2 nights’ stay as it’s conveniently located close to all amenities including the tourist attractions, shopping centres and subway. Front desk staff was always busy so need to be patient waiting for your turn to be served.

Room Tip: Rooms in building next to the reception are newer.
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Thank May Q
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Hercules, California
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53 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Stayed here with the bride for two nights on a cruise stopover. Conveniently located for my inevitable night photo walk, the rooms are clean but very dated and they could use new towels.The included breakfast was very good, with both western and Chinese options.

Room Tip: For the sake of your back, request a western style mattress or egg crate addition; my bed could have...
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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1 Thank dennisbarry
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Toogoom
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

This is a nice 3star hotel ,the room are very clean and pleasant ,a very nice breakfast,close to The Forbidden City and The Museum and Wangjufang Street .If you only want a nice clean place to sleep this is a convenient hotel.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Thank Barbara S
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Brisbane, Australia
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

its nice and clean . the rooms are very small the location was great 5 min walk to the city . but compared to other hotels in its class . not very good no help getting to your room ect.the breakfast was great no worries . would i stay here again NO.. the hotel needs to improve in its service to the guest

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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Thank davidngemma
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Philadelphia, USA
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32 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

While I agree with other reviews that the location is good, it's not enough for me -- would not stay here again. This is a tired old otel. Stayed for 3 nights as part of a tour package. Room was pretty clean but because it was old gave the impression that it was not. Towels were terrible. Staff was polite but English level was low. I did find b'fast to be OK, no real complaints there.

I would stay elsewhere next time.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled solo
    • 2 of 5 stars
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2 Thank jaawaa
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Property: Days Inn Forbidden City Beijing
Address: No.1 Nanwanzi Alley, Dongcheng District, Beijing 010006, China
Location: China > Beijing > Tian'anmen / Wangfujing
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#15 Best Value Hotel in Beijing
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Days Inn Forbidden City Beijing 3*
Number of rooms: 169
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