V8 Hotel (Guangzhou Railway Station)
Travel Blogs from Guangzhou
Our original plan had been to spend our final six months working in China before heading back to the UK. However further research revealed nightmarish visa requirements and free time limited to national holidays when the whole country would be on the move, making getting around to see more of the country nearly impossible. I guess you could also …
... and wait! What is equally mind boggling is that the bank clerk on the other side of the glass, who was no youngster fresh out of college, was supervised all the time by a senior. The supervisor would use her own special reds stamps to stamp the documents he had printed out and which I had signed; he would also stamp them with his own stamp. She also used her special card to swipe through his computer, probably as a way of verifying what he had ...
... provide shelter from the heat of the
sun which closes out the oh so busy city. There are only three places to be
when the sun beats down: in the park, in an air conditioned shopping mall or
one’s air conditioned hotel room and the former is surely the best.
Next to visiting the dentist, the hairdressers is the thing I really dislike. However, my hair was looking bad and I ...
... in the airport. But finally our hands were full of dirty yuan and we hopped in a cab and began the ride to the hotel. Our hotel, the Guangzhou Bauhinia Hotel, was a pleasant surprise. The place was clean and modern and fairly comfortable and was a nice place to hang our hats for a few days. Our room is on the sixth floor and provides a bit of a view of the busy street below. the only thing that was surprising was the fact that the shower had a floor to ceiling window facing ...
... food but still, we were on a quest for Chinese food that had some form or English somewhere on the menu in order for us to discern between eating chicken and dog. Me and Ann- Marie were starting to feel the rigours or our packed day after a longer day of travel at this point. We found restaurant after restaurant numerous blocks down from our hotel but all were strictly in Chinese and what images shown on the menus and at the door did not come across to either of us as appealing. ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
Hotel in good location for the train station and bus stations and near lots of cheap places to eat. Perhaps a little expensive for the standard of the room, but good value for Guangzhou compared to other options.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.