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“Not a B&B, good location and price, little english”
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Ci'en Hotel
Ranked #28 of 1,406 Xi'an B&B and Inns
Reviewed August 21, 2011

I booked Ci'en after reading the reviews. We are a family of four and they were able to confirm all of us in the same room (two doubles) which can be difficult outside the USA.

Firstly, this is no B&B or inn. This is a pretty big hotel, with at least a hundred rooms.

Check-in was a little rough. no one spoke english and they had to wake someone up to communicate with me that they were going to put a few hundred dollars on hold of my credit card. It was fine, it just took a while.

Our room was a little weird. It had a poker table in it, lots of ashtrays and condoms in the bathroom. But everything was clean, and we laughed at the goofiness.

Water is hot. Ac is cold. internet is lousy.

Breakfast isn't great for americans looking for morning comfort food, and the chinese guests eat heartily before 8am, so get here early. We ate hard boiled eggs mostly. The coffee was instant.

It has a great location though, right near the drum tower, the night fountains, the Xi'an museum and a big food court. And on the second floor is a pretty good massage place.

If you are willing to sacrifice charm and ease for location and price, this is a good choice.

We wrote more about the hotel and our days in Xi'an here on our travel blog.

http://creekmoreworld.com/2011/06/heavenly-layers-of-harmonious-paradise-like-oreo-cookie-mcflurry-day-8/

  • Stayed: June 2011, traveled with family
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Reviewed May 3, 2011

This hotel has been chosen by our friend. He thought that nights in this hotel will give us a taste of China and he has not been mistaken. This is as very very chinese style hotel. Rooms are very warm with big bed, wooden wardrobe and elegant decorations. Bed is big and soft so sleeping there was a pleasure. From the room you can see what's happens in bathroom throught big window (and as far as I'm concern it is a standard in chinese style hotels). View through the window permits explore some small streets around the hotel with chinese ornaments. The only one disadvantage I have seen is a bit noisy in the room.

  • Stayed: April 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 24, 2011

Great location, right next to the Big Goose Pagoda and the restaurant area, very convenient! Great service. Room is standard and small, but clean and has all you need. Loved the Tang-style decoration, very unique! The only problem I had was you could hear people talking outside or next door, but since I could fall asleep really easily and fast, and usually we were very tired after sight seeing for the whole day, so that wasn't too bad. Breakfast is Chinese style and good, but make sure you get there EARLY!!! Too many hungry wolves!! Make sure you go out and walk around the area at night. There is a night market and you could see people dancing, very exciting!! I'm Chinese and I love Xi'an!!! It should be the first place people visit in China!!

  • Stayed: February 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed January 5, 2011

This hotel was in a good location for the tourist, located close to the Big Goose Pagoda etc, unfortunately when we stayed they were replacing the carpet in the hallways which they failed to advise, this was an inconvenience as they worked late and started early, we moved to the Oriental hotel which was old but satisfactory, quiet and comfortable

  • Stayed: December 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 21, 2016
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  • Stayed: May 2016, traveled with family
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Reviewed August 14, 2013
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  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 7, 2013
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  • Stayed: June 2013
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Additional Information about Ci'en Hotel

Address: Northwest of Dayanta North Square, Dayan Tower, Ci'en Town, No.8 Xiaozhai East Road, Yanta District, Xi'an 710061, China
Location: China > Shaanxi > Xi'an > Nanjiao , Yanta District
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service
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Ranked #28 of 1,406 B&Bs / Inns in Xi'an
Price Range: $30 - $61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ci'en Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 99
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