Shenzhen Airlines Hotel
Travel Blogs from Shenzhen
Shenzhen - We get ripped off right out of the gate, taking an unmarked cab to our hotel, a mere 8 minute drive away by paying 300 RMB for a ride that shouldv'e cost around 30 yuan. Settle into our hotel and get a good chuckle out of the materials provided (for a minimal cost, of course) for his/her pleasure & safety alongside the free …
... in odd, uncomfortable ways and got terribly frustrated in the process, but I remember those moments clearly. I remember the faces, so perfectly, of the tea farmers that Alexi and I met in Yunnan province. I can recall the exact seating of us all at the dinner "table", eating some of the best food I've ever tasted. What I don't recall are the fancy hotels I was put up at by Paul's uncle (though I appreciate it), but instead the uncomfortable 23 hour train ride ...
... Breakfast was nice with good choices and it's free, so we're not going to moan. Happy hour is at 5pm and also free, so we'll report back on that later! Up to the room to freshen up and for Tel to have a nap, then out to investigate Hong Kong. We went on our first wonder around and I was surprised how quite things were! Hong Kong is really hilly which I wasn't expecting, but it has cool little side roads that are like markets with all sorts being sold, I got ...
... around the peak with George, who I met on the way up, so we got a view from every side. George was here from Russia, it was really nice to have some one to chat with while touring around! He had no plans for the rest of the day, and I was going to Ikea so he decided to tag along. We took the Star Ferry across the harbour, that would be great to do at night too! Then we ...
... in town and possibly the ugliest building I think I have ever seen. I wandered around the fort trying to get photos but the number of tourists cannot be imagined, every time there was a view, a thousand people were looking at it, every time there was a cannon, twenty children were playing on it. In the end, I took some arty photos of a nice reflecting pool and wandered back down the hill.
It was starting to get dark so ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility