Hong Jing Lou Hotel

No.73 West Main Street, Gutao Town, Pingyao, Shanxi, 031100, China | Hotel
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This hotel, located on No.73 West Main Street, Gutao Town, Pingyao, is near Qiao's Family Compound (Qiao Jia Dayuan), City Wall of Pingyao, Wang's Family Compound (Wang Jia Dayuan), and Temple of the City God.
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    A travel blog entry by spencerwynn on Aug 01, 2014

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    The hotel here is arranged around a spacious, two-story courtyard with rooms all facing inwards. The lower level rooms feature large kang beds, while the upper are the normal Chinese variety which is to say they feel more like sleeping on a lightly padded sheet of stiff plywood. Great for some, not so much for me! A kang bed is a large raised bed built of stone or brick that would sleep the whole family. The kitchen fire would send ...

    Shanxi: Part Two

    A travel blog entry by quirkybenny on Nov 03, 2013

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    ... Eileen, and Victoria.

    Then we got back on the bus to go to Pingyao.

    Pingyao felt very Chinese because it maintained its traditional buildings while catering to tourists. At the hotel, Anthony and I got the honey room suite (hahaha) since there was only one big bed in our room. Luckily, we both fitted on the bed.

    Soon I ran off to hang out with Eileen and the two Laura. We shopped for a bit and we found an awesome store with cool items. I ...

    Ass means donkey

    A travel blog entry by marrre on Aug 16, 2013

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    ... we walked backwards. The first ever bank in China was located in Pingyao, and even though it went out of business in 1932, the buildings still remain and have now been turned into a museum. The bank was part of our guided city walk, along with a Confucian temple, with very graphic statues depicting what's to be expected in hell, and the local government building. Housing all manners of administrative buildings, temples and an opera, it also contains the corrective facilities: Court ...

    Banks, chicken heads and the escort service

    A travel blog entry by silencespeaker on Apr 25, 2013

    ... and into Russian and India. We learned at the first bank museum that managers were trusted to run the everyday affairs, not the owner. Once a year all branch managers would gather together in Pingyao to report on their branches. They would sit for dinner in order from most profitable branch. If a plate of food was set before you with a chicken head facing you that meant you had been fired and should not return the next year. I joked that my father should ...

    Stop 3

    A travel blog entry by craig_hutch on Aug 09, 2012

    After arrIvIng from are 6 half hour traIn journey In PIngyao we got a taxI to are youth hostel. When we got there It was very busy wIth travellers comIng In a goIng. The women In charge was very abrupt but I suppose that's there culture. We got to put are rooms In are room whIle they where waItIng to get cleaned.

    Day 1 we had just arrIved and went walk about lookIng at what I would ...

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