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Durango, Colorado
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The rooms were spacious and comfortable but you may be in trouble if you require a non-smoking room. I was here with a western tour group and several people had trouble finding rooms that did not smell of smoke.

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Shanghai
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Despite the name (Plaza Holiday Inn) this hotel does not belong to IHG. The rooms were spacious and clean; not luxurious, but comfortable. Nothing to complain about except for a light cigarette smell in the first room we were given. The mattress was a bit too hard (as it normally is in China), but I have tried worse. The room... More 

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DeLand, Florida
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20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2015

We stayed in this hotel for one night while on a Silk Road tour. The hotel is newer than most, and has a cavernous lobby that seems out of proportion to the hotel. The room was clean enough, but the main issue we encountered was that even though the temperature reached 0 Celsius (32 Fahrenheit), there was no heat in... More 

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singapore
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39 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2015

We are in Jiayuguan to visit the Ming Fort of the same name and was pleasantly surprised by the quality of this hotel. Rooms are large. All the air con and plumbing work and they even sent us ice cubes for our whisky. Limited English is spoken here and the hotel caters mainly for the local tourist groups and conventions.... More 

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Shanghai
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52 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2015

Jiayuguan was a Gobi desert oasis – but in 1965 a huge steel factory was built, this triggered a large population influx . But as the city is well located for some of the important landmarks in the region it is still reasonable to have it on your travel schedule. Not sure if the Holiday Inn is the best option... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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113 reviews
67 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2015

Stayed there for 1 night. Cheap, clean, reasonable. Very friendly staff and many of them were there and eager to serve. Had a very nice and inexpensive dinner there. Food quality was good. And they extended their service hour just to serve our table. Breakfast was OK but not really offering a lot of choices. Free wifi. Location was a... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2015

Great hotel along the Silk Road. Newly renovated and very spacious. Staff was friendly and helpful. Located on the outskirts of the city so have to take a taxi to get to places, but it was very cheap for a taxi ride around the city. Breakfast with a variety of selections are provided.

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Chicago, IL
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189 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2014

But otherwise, a very nice, clean, spacious room. The lack of English-speaking staff could be a problem. We asked for, and received, extra quilts which we used to pad the mattress. There are newspapers available for reading in the lobby, including China Daily for English-speakers, although this was a few days out of date. There is no coffee in the... More 

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La Spezia, Italy
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58 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2013

it is not easy to grade this hotel . It is new , with a very big lobby ( with free Wifi ) . The room was spacious and the beds were comfortable ( but smoke smelling moquette ) . So was the bathroom . We had a very good breakfast . It was very difficult to have dinner .... More 

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Shanghai, China
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47 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2013

We came to to Jiayuguan as part of a hiking tour. This was the nicest hotel in Pro -clean room -quiet - close to main street but quiet area of Jiayuguan Con - after 8pm, there is no food in the hotel. No room service. - bed is very hard - lack of double beds - air con didn't work... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Holiday Plaza Hotel

Address: No.1799 Wenhua South Road, Jiayuguan 735100, China
Region: China > Gansu > Jiayuguan
Price Range: $55 - $91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Holiday Plaza Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Before you book, ask if the heat and/or a/c will be working when you are there.”
 of 5 bubbles H8566LIjohnp, 10 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Pick a large upgrade room if you are a couple”
 of 5 bubbles chewy45, 10 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Noise didn't seem to an issue. But smoking was a concern.”
 of 5 bubbles Bally1966, 11 Apr 2015 | Read review
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