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“Brilliant staff in Xian” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Golden Flower Hotel, Xi'an

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Golden Flower Hotel, Xi'an
Ranked #16 of 2,532 Hotels in Xi'an
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Brilliant staff in Xian”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2014

Really wonderful helpful people throughout the hotel (Mona was exceptional), with good English speaking skills. Great food in the evening and comfortable, quiet, decent sized rooms.
OK location too with only a short taxi ride to the city walls and about 45 mins to the 'Warriors'.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Dellwood, MN
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54 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2013

Very clean and comfortable. We had two adjoning rooms which were clean, fresh, warm and pleasant. Tea kettle in room with instant coffee and tea along with complimentary water bottles. Staff was very friendly. Vast breakfast buffet with both western and Chinese dishes. Hotel restaurant very good for supper also.
Be aware that there are two Shangri La hotels in Xian. Our taxi took us to the sister hotel first which a was a bit frustrating.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2013

Good hotel with excellent people and service. They took care of many things while we stayed and planning activities.The location is good and handy for tours to different attractive points in Xi'an which save lot of traffic time.

Room Tip: big room good space.
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Eastham, Massachusetts
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136 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2013

It was nice to arrive a the Shangri-La Golden Flower after a flight from Bejing. Our room was roomy and clean although it and the public spaces seemed a little dated. We had a good dinner with friendly service but our waitress had to get some help with her English from another staff member. There were plenty of breakfast offerings including dim sum style steamed bonds. You can watch them make fresh noodles at one of the serving stations.

Although our room was quiet, the hotel is at a very busy intersection in a commercial district. Since were were traveling in a bus with a with a tour, the neighborhood didn't make much difference to us.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Maryland
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107 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2013

Lovely, Serene, peaceful are just a few adjectives to describe this wonderful hotel. The welcoming lobby and the very helpful reception staff. Check-in was immediate to a very nice comfortable room. T.V. has a soothing music channel which was very easy to use with part english on the remote and speaker in bedroom and bath. Nice touch. Close to a mental massage.
The king bed was cozy with lots of pillows. Coffee/tea maker with supplies was a great treat. Nice cup of hot tea at bedtime and hot coffee upon awakening. Bath has all the little amenities that make the stay enjoyable. Soaking in the deep tub listening to the easy listening station almost puts one in a sleepy-time mood.
The large swimming pool was also relaxing with large glass windows. Breakfast was wonderful with East/West selections and several made-to-order stations. Servers were very busy refilling the coffee cups which is always appreciated without having to constantly look for servers.
Wonderful staff at this wonderful hotel. Would return again.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2013

All in all an amazing stay. Friendly staff. Great vegetarian options at Shang Palace. Room was very clean, big, and comfortable. Many of the staff spoke good and clear English. Good value for money. Cabs are fairly easy to find.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Shanghai, China
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54 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2013

I've stayed in many different Shangs all over China & the rest of Asia - this is the only one, in my memory, without in-room wifi! So not very convenient if your do not have an ethernet connection on your computer, or if you plan to work with your iPad or iPhone!





  • Stayed November 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Golden Flower Hotel, Xi'an

Property: Golden Flower Hotel, Xi'an
Address: No.8 Changle West Road, Xincheng District, Xi'an 710032, China (Formerly Shangri-La Golden Flower Hotel)
Location: China > Shaanxi > Xi'an
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#13 Business Hotel in Xi'an
#13 Romantic Hotel in Xi'an
#15 Luxury Hotel in Xi'an
#21 Best Value Hotel in Xi'an
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Golden Flower Hotel, Xi'an 4*
Number of rooms: 382
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Also Known As:
Shangri La Golden Flower Hotel
Golden Flower Hotel, Xi'An China/Shaanxi

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