TripAdvisor Reviews Chaoyang Hotel Beijing
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... line-height: normal; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto;">There were a couple of things that were not as good. The pillow was like a flat bean bag and the restaurant had no English on the menu, only pictures. After perusing the pictures for a while, we were told the only thing on the menu was schnitzel. Clearly this was not a good option for a gluten free-er so I ate the schnitzel and Wills had the rice and potatoes that came with it. The guy in the restaurant seemed to like us, ...
... up to ours were greeted by this drying washing and commented accordingly. Needs must. The boat itself is a bit like a modern Brittany Ferry kitted out by DFS and Poundland. Most of the Chinese tourists are also on all in packages, including excursions, and eat what you can eat buffet. This does not prevent pretty unpleasant pushing and shoving while you are trying to choose your food. We have the bizarre situation where Chinese tourists in the western dining room with us ...
... this since it’s still high season here in China and it would be jam-packed
with tourists. I’ll probably do so in November (or earlier) when I fly out of
Anyways, I planned on spending the day visiting the summer Palace, about 18km
outside of town.
I left the hostel about 10-ish after a short, but good night sleep. I walked
towards the Ping’anli subway station and took line 4 all the way up north. It
took me about 40min ...
... the Gobi desert. The winds bring sand to the city and lay on the buildings which gives the city a very dirty feel. Don't be fooled, however, there is the constant smog but it helps to put things in perspective.
We did hit the streets but while the boys and I were walking the streets, we felt a layer of silt in our mouth. We made ...
... incident that occurred when we figured out they had sold us tickets to the wrong movie. They thought we wanted to see Ice Age 4 instead of The Four, so we had to miss the first 10 minutes of our movie as they worked that out for us. It's proof that communication isn't perfect, but solutions can still be created when problem arise.
After dinner, we had to say goodbye to Robin because we wouldn't be able to see her again before we had to leave ...