Holiday Inn Xi'an Greenland Century City
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- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- High-speed internet in room
- Concierge desk
TravelPod Member ReviewsHoliday Inn Xi'an Greenland Century City
Nive hotel, staff are friendly. Downside is that there is nothing around the hotel except for a few blocks of office building. We have to grab a taxi for food
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