Holiday Inn Temple of Heaven
Travel Blogs from Beijing
Today we had a very big day... First we went to Tiananmen Square and our guide told us all about the National Museum and the official Government building. She told us all about the student protest back in the 80's. There was a few people handing out flyer's that the guards did not like. They were ripping them out of peoples hands.
We arrived in Beijing very late and very tired. Amity was thrilled that there were no limits on the amount of television/movies she could watch on the airplane and that she could stay up all night!!! LOL! We all slept very little on the airplane. We fell into bed knowing that our tour would start the next day at 8:30am. Really looking forward to …
Glory of all glories! We are blessed to awake to a beautiful sun and clearest of clear days. After hearing a story of someone going to the wall in yesterday's weather and not being able to see 5 feet in front of them, what a great day for us to visit.
Everyone is up early and ready to go. Even the long bus ride seems to fly by as we see …
Our first day on our China trip was quite eventful. It is the rainy season here in Beijing so it was hot, very overcast and the fog dense. But, we were fortunate and there was no rain, only a few sprinkles.
We started our day with a wonderful breakfast at the buffet here at our hotel. The buffet had tremendous variety and suited everyone's …
The Emperor's Summer Palace is what the name implies. The summer palace is 20 miles or so west of the Forbidden City and the Emperor moved his entire court to summer grounds on a hillside overlooking a lake. It is a beautiful, serene setting with winding paths and a series of gardens. We visited the summer palace in 2001 under very different …
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
We are loving our stay at this Hotel. Even got a swim in today. Breakfasts are great. Wifi in the lobby. All good.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.