Tiananmen Best Year Courtyard Hotel
No prices found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
TravelPod Member ReviewsTiananmen Best Year Courtyard Hotel Beijing
Loved this little family run hotel. Check it out with an open mind to experience true Chinese style accommodation. Very charming.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.
TripAdvisor Reviews Tiananmen Best Year Courtyard Hotel Beijing
Travel Blogs from Beijing
... English, what our tour guide now relies on to do her job and make money for her family. She also spoke to us about the situation in North Korea and different stories her grand mother had told her, the things her grandmother had witnessed living only a cross the river from N. Korea. I pushed a little more about government of China and how that had affected her life. We talked about freedom of speech and access to information, she said that if given the option ...
Lily Song picked us up at 8 and we went to the summer palace, a jade factory, and the great wall. I sure got my workout in going up steps and hills on the wall!
We started our day at the summer palace. The palace grounds are extensive. There was a lake dug in the shape of a peach as a present for one of the emperor's mom. The palace has the longest corridor in the world where the emperor and the concubines would walk everyday. ...
... middle distance for that matter. The foggy haze is everywhere, all the way to Xian. People, as almost everywhere else in the world, are friendly and helpful. Here they also want to have their photographs taken with you. These folk are habitual queuers and on Sunday the queues rival any Disney ride. So the sensible tourists go to the Temple of Heaven park, the Drum tower and Bell tower on a weekend. We did. Monday dawned hot and smoggy so we walked through the park then ...
... We have, unfortunately, had 3 lengthy periods without ANY hot water since moving here. Because the government moves at its own pace, we twice had little recourse. In June we were without hot water for 8 days, 10 in July, and most recently 5 days. Honestly in July, it was so hot outside that a frigid shower wasn't so bad. It's a nuisance to boil water to wash dishes, but it may very well be cleaner than the water coming out of the tap ...
Hope you all had a good Easter.
Andy hosted a great quiz night, the day before Good Friday, a record turn out of 63 people, and a record amount of money raised which was great, fun had by all, and plenty of drinks to celebrate afterwards!!
It was a very long day for me with a meeting in the morning, then I went to a women's conference before the quiz. The conference was good, some inspiring guest speakers, some networking, a free book and ...