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Bangkok, Thailand
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

stayed here for 3 nights. Good location, large room, good and ancient style furniture, room is fairly clean. I like the bed. the yard can be better. The yard's gate is not the style I expected, and is not the normal courtyard gate, too small. staff is friendly

Thank JohnBKK2008
Zwolle, The Netherlands
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247 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We did stay here 3 nights and that was long enough. The place of the hotel was really good. But the staff was really not Nice. The room was big but dirty. For that we would not stay here again. To much money for your falue.

Thank Michel S
Singapore, Singapore
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100 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

You can clearly see that this is one place that I will not recommend to friends. I arrived with an Expedia booking paper in my hand but the hotel staff cannot find the booking. With a 'there's nothing else I can do' look, he offered his last room at the same price that I booked with Expedia for 2 nights.... More 

Thank IamQingfa
2 reviews
Reviewed 8 June 2016

This hostel sits in a very good location in Beijing considering proximity to the Hutongs, Drum Tower and metro connection. The hostel owner is very friendly and helpful and speaks good English. The room was clean and tidy, but had some torn wallpaper and such minor things. A nice little courtyard has two table to relax at and a beer... More 

Thank Sara S
United States
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Evidently they must have some good rooms because I read all the reviews, but I can only write about the superior king room I had. It was the last available room at the time. As soon as I walked in I hated it. The bed took up almost the entire room. There was only a small bench to put your... More 

Thank Chris B
Manchester, UK
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212 reviews
170 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed here with a friend for just one night at the end of our visit to Beijing because we wanted to stay in an area with more of a buzz. It's quite easy to find on a quiet road in the Hutongs. Room was clean and comfortable. Because we were leaving early the next morning, we didn't take advantage of... More 

Thank pdmancs
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Our whole family stayed here for a few days - the service is absolutely fantastic! They provide free wifi, free bottled water, free laundry machine and info on sightseeing, authentic local foods, etc. The owner is a friendly young fellow, a little shy. As long as you ask, he'll try his best to find a solution for you.

Thank BabaluluQ
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60 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016

we stay 5 nights here and we really enjoy a stay in old hutong runned by a nice guy always smiling...clean and situaed in a perfect place to go, by subway, to visit all best spot in the city...you get for what you pay, but i´ll raccommended

Beijing, China
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2016

As professional in the hospitality industry, I found it not bad in general but surprise when I woke up the first morning that there wasn't breakfast as promised in booking.com. I think they should inform their costumers first about it because I wanted an hotel with breakfast included. Disappointed for having my stomach empty but really glad for the 24h... More 

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Lahti, Southern Finland, Finland
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2015

What a pleasant surprise to be in a tradition Hutong in Beijing and experience life with local families. The accommodations were simple but who needs that when you are visiting Beijing all day. The staff was friendly and spoke English. They helped us arrange bicycles to rent, tell us how to use the bus and answer any questions my wife... More 

Thank David J

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Courtyard View Hotel This cosy courtyard hotel tuck in a quiet residental preserved Hutong area. With short walk to several popular tourist attractions such as Lama Temple, Confucius Temple, Bell & Drum Tower and Houhai lake area. The hotel has only 6 guest rooms, you will feel much more private here like being at home. All of the rooms have en-suite bathroom (24 hous hot water), air-conditioning, heating in winter, TV, telephone, Wi-Fi and common fridge, Traditional Chinese furniture and courtyard view from room windows. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Courtyard View Hotel (Emperors Guards Station HouHai)

Address: No.1 Xigong Street, Gulou East Main Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100009, China
Region: China > Beijing > Houhai
Price Range: $43 - $74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard View Hotel (Emperors Guards Station HouHai) 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“I think the room no. Was 125......don't take it.”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisB64, 26 May 2016 | Read review
“We had the deluxe room with the beautiful bed. We noticed that the other rooms were smaller and didn't have the lovely furniture.”
 of 5 bubbles 81DavidJ, 18 Sep 2015 | Read review
“the room with chinese Carve pattern bed is good.”
 of 5 bubbles Cherry111890, 14 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Choose the superior room - traditional style furniture including wifi and mini lounge”
 of 5 bubbles shirleyannlouw, 5 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Deluxe room was bigger, but you're in a hutong, so there's noise. Learn to appreciate it, as it's part of the authentic experience.”
 of 5 bubbles NorCal_Prof, 11 Jan 2014 | Read review
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