The Ministry of Education Hotel Beijing

Address: No.160 Fuxingmennei Main Street, Xicheng District, Beijing, 100031, China | Resort
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Ministry of Education Hotel Beijing

Reviewed by kevinmarkbrown

First night in China

Reviewed Mar 9, 2011
by (7 reviews) Odense , Denmark Flag of Denmark

Provided by the Ministry of Education as I am on a teacher exchange program, so not chosen myself. Location is brilliant as it is right next to AFS's offices (part of the MOE), and just along from Tiananmen Square.
The staff are really helpful when I have a couple of issues. It's a bitold-fashioned decor wise, but facilities are fine, with broadband, and most importantly a good, big, hard, bed and a good, hot shower.

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TripAdvisor Reviews The Ministry of Education Hotel Beijing

4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

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Ok that’s plenty for now. So until the next Kung-Fu fighting instalment,