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Shichahai Sandalwood Boutique Hotel

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This Property would have to be one of the most special hotels I have had the fortunate opportunity of staying in. This Hotel building and accommodations date back almost 400 years and it has been authentically restored to reflect the history of Old Beijing. With Close proximity to Houhai Lake which boasts some of the best restaurants and bars in...

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Pei X, Front Office Manager at Shichahai Sandalwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Niko, Thank you for choosing Shichahai Sandalwood Boutique Hotel,Our hotel located in the old hutong area , you can experience the hutong culture and local life; We are so glad you have a very happy stay in our hotel. We look forward to seeing you again! Best Regards Sandalwood Boutique Hotel Butller Team

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed for 4 nights in this little special hotel in late November 2016. The hotel is located in a beautiful hutong and is located a few minutes away from a subway station. The hotel offers either a western or Chinese breakfast in the courtyard. The staff were all very helpful and went out of their way to help. We...

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Pei X, Front Office Manager at Shichahai Sandalwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Etgarla, .Thank you very much for taking the time and write such a positive review about our boutique hotel. We take great pride in personal service and it is so rewarding when we receive comments like this from our customers. Our hotel is transformed from a traditional Chinese courtyard, so you could experience the real Chinese environment here. And...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family of four stayed in this very beautiful courtyard hotel in November 2016 for 5 nights. We loved the location and its nearby eating streets, local restaurants and its proximity to the scenic lakes. The nearby old Hutong was a great traditional Beijing residential experience. The staffs are very professional and helpful. Linda, Seven and Vicky are excellent in...

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Pei X, Front Office Manager at Shichahai Sandalwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time and write such a positive review about our boutique hotel.We hope you enjoyed Chinese traditional culture and lifestyle. Also we are glad that you had make dumplings and martial art experience in our hotel with us. we like your daughter very much,she was beatiful and intelligent. We are happy to...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I spent a week in Beijing and stayed at the Sandalwood. The Butler Team's service was impeccable and was one of the highlights of our trip. They even wrote notes for us in Mandarin and in English to take with us during the day if we needed to ask for directions while sightseeing. The hutong where the...

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Pei X, Front Office Manager at Shichahai Sandalwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lauren B, Thank you very much for taking the time and write such a positive review about our boutique hotel. We take great pride in personal service and it is so rewarding when we receive comments like this from our customers. Our hotel is transformed from a traditional Chinese courtyard, so you could experience the real Chinese environment here....

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very small (only 10 rooms) and beautiful hotel in the heart of the old neighborhood in the center of Beijing. We had our 8 year old daughter with us and the staff (Linda, Carrie, Joanna, Seven, ...) were simply amazing in trying to entertain us when we would come back tired and cold from a day of sightseeing. They taught...

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Pei X, Front Office Manager at Shichahai Sandalwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Leo K, Thank you very much for taking the time and write such a positive review about our boutique hotel. We take great pride in personal service and it is so rewarding when we receive comments like this from our customers. Our hotel is transformed from a traditional Chinese courtyard, so you could experience the real Chinese environment here....

Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I want to choose this hotel again! This hotel is very good access to futong area, has traditional furniture, marcial arts & exellent staff! We really enjoyed this hotel! I hope to come back here again!

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Pei X, Front Office Manager at Shichahai Sandalwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear etoile, Thank you for staying with us during your trip in Beijing! Our hotel is transformed from a traditional Chinese courtyard, so you could experience the real Chinese environment here. And it is located in local hutong area, so it's quite safe while you walking around. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! Thank...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time at this lovely small hotel. Our room was pretty large and quite comfy. Breakfast was different and plentiful every day. Hotel personnel were amazing! Thank you Seven and Linda for making our stay so pleasant!

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Pei X, Front Office Manager at Shichahai Sandalwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It is a big pleasure for us that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope you enjoyed Chinese traditional culture and lifestyle. Thank you for mentioning that our staff was helpful for you. We always try to do our best to help you with every need! We are happy to hear that you liked your room and...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely stunning hotel and wonderful staff at a very reasonable price! Centrally located to many major sites like Tian'anmen Square, Beihai Park, and the Forbidden City. The staff is incredible! They're literally there for you all the time and conduct the activities themselves. Very helpful. Anyone who complains that this hotel is too far down the hutong is probably really...

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Pei X, Front Office Manager at Shichahai Sandalwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mike A, Thank you very much for taking the time and write such a positive review about our boutique hotel. We take great pride in personal service and it is so rewarding when we receive comments like this from our customers. Our hotel is transformed from a traditional Chinese courtyard, so you could experience the real Chinese environment here....

Paris, France
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Excellent address! I can only recommend it! The staff is Very welcoming, and the confort is great. You can learn calligraphy and Tai Qi Chuan graciously. And the location is very central and ideal to go around town.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I would like to stay traditional hotel in China.And my wife likes a china drama.I think ,This hotel have traditional style.we were very glad that we had staied this. But we had a nightmarish event. Middle of the night, my room of ceiling fell.and Drops Of dirty water.This room haven`t window.Very dark. Morning,MY wife didin`t notice.She wished to go to...

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Pei X, Guest Relations Manager at Shichahai Sandalwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Sato, We feel very sorry for this matter and very sad to receive such a comment from you. Ever since this incident happened, our hotel was going out of our way to provide service and help to you. But unfortunately, you didn’t mention anything about what we did for you. You and your wife booked a standard double...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bejing Fulu Quadrangle Hotel is accented with pavilion decor, set in the style of the Ming and Qing Dynasties. All of its suites are furnished with tiny leaf motif sandalwood and furniture items in red ebony-like wood. These choices reflect the cultural tradition centered on more than luxury, namely on their mission to satisfy the search for an out of the ordinary environment. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shichahai Sandalwood Boutique Hotel

Address: No. 42 Xinghua Hutong, Xicheng District | Beijing, Beijing 100009, China
Region: China > Beijing > Houhai
Price Range: $103 - $258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shichahai Sandalwood Boutique Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“If room is too hot, you can slightly open a door to a glass enclosure in your room to let fresh air in.”
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“Underground room is danger”
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“I stayed in the lower level, it was very quiet, but didn't have any windows. I would prefer this room to rooms on the main floor which open into the courtyard and would be very noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles sternqui, 18 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Definitely go for a Chinese-style room. Skip the hotel alltogether before settling for a basement Western type one!”
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