Poly Plaza Hotel
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... Time for lunch so we went back to a restaurant we had walked past previously. We ordered pork with fried eggplant and a Yunan beef and mushroom dish and of course beer. They were both delicious. There was also wi-if so we sat for quite a while before moving on to do some more exploring. We wandered along some back streets where people lived and got some great photos. On another street of shops we came across a paper and bamboo umbrella shop with ...
... are unoccupied because they are owned by investors.The Government has changed the rules; now you have to be a tax payer for 5 years in Beijing before you are allowed to buy a house/apartment.
The smog here is very bad. It is 36 C and we don't have to wear sun screen! Because of the Olympics the government moved a lot of big factories out of the city to stop the smog; but now there are so many cars that nothing has changed. You will see on the ...
... off the seat due to bad aim, though usually it’s in the gents’ ‘It wasn’t urine’ was his reply. ‘Plus, to top it off, she’s the girlfriend of the owner and he’s a known triad, Oliver told me’.
So, we beat a hasty retreat back to the hostel, only then realising how late it was, 03:30!!! So much for easing ourselves into the trip, we’d already get extremely drunk, met a boorish self ...
... t quite sure where it was -- just had the name written out to show taxi drivers -- we were determined to catch a cab this time. Tony took one side of the street and I took the other, and we did it within 10 minutes.
The Acrobatic show was just boggling. Yes, it was mostly western tourists, mostly American from the voices I could hear around us. But the things they can do are truly amazing. There was ...
... the St. Regis Hotel, which is beautiful. Our English-speaking tour guide was waiting for us in the lobby. He apologized for the confusion and offered massages, which my mom could not say no to.
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPoly Plaza Hotel Beijing
The Poly Corporation seems to use this hotel as a training facility for new employees... with hotel guests as the "guinea pigs". Don't expect them to understand English very well, and prices are not the best deal.
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