InterContinental Chongqing

No.101 Minzu Road, Yuzhong District, Chongqing, Chongqing, 400010, China | 5 star hotel
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Yangtze River Cruise shenanigans!

A travel blog entry by jon_lowra2014

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We left Xian around 9.45pm and took our first overnight Chinese train to Chongquing arriving at 8.30am. During times it seemed a rocky and violent ride but it was pleasant enough to get some rest and certainly a one up from the Indian overnight trains. We shared a 4 birth room with a young Chinese fella who kept Jon up all night with his snoring but lucky for me I slept relatively well thanks to my ear plugs! We had a one night stop over in the green view hostel in Chongquing ...

Hot pot

A travel blog entry by lyndsey-martin

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... is quieter and "more serene"). The only possible option was a 5* luxury cruise ship, which was more than twice our budget.

So, we headed to the Guild Hall, which the Lonely Planet assured us was beautiful and had wonderful operatic practice performances on Thursdays. Needless to say, there were no operatic performances. The place was quite pretty, but certainly not enough to lift our gloomy spirits.

We returned to the hostel and decided to have dinner ...

The English lesson

A travel blog entry by aralie

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... with us asking some questions to the students.

“What is your hobby?” I asked the shy girl from the first row.

She Chinesely smiled: “writing.” And, again, she asked us how we’d start to write a story.

Julia and I had a hard time, squeezing the content of our years at the ‘Institute of Literature’ into simple phrases. We noticed the confusion on the faces, when we ...

The Fake Ancient Town

A travel blog entry by aralie

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... they were going to show us was a ghost town! A part of Chongqing, that had been planned, but never populated in the least as it was supposed to.

We were surprised and quite happy to have ended up here rather than in a conventional museum.

A German newspaper-article about Chinese ghost towns was published the same day:

http://www.faz.net/aktuell/wirtschaft/i mmobilien/immobilienblase-in-china-die- deutsche-geisterstadt-12731472.html
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Impressions of china

A travel blog entry by aralie

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... fans without a propellor.


Trains that look like airoplanes (klappbare Rückenlehne, wenig Platz, Stewardessen, die Essen und Mülleimer durch den Ganz schieben, Klapptisch in der Vorderlehne)


Railway stations that look like airports (big halls with more or lesse modern architecture, security checks, waiting halls that are numbered differently than the ...

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Location

This 5 star hotel, located in the Yuzhong District area of Chongqing, is near Ci Qi Kou (Porcelain Village), Hanasi Lake, Gelè Hill (Gelè Shan/Báigong Guan/SACO), and Sailimu Lake.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsInterContinental Chongqing

    Reviewed by jillsalus

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    Reviewed May 13, 2013
    by (9 reviews) , Canada Flag of Canada

    I would have given this a 5 star rating except for the lack of wifi.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews InterContinental Chongqing

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding