Poly Plaza Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- 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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... It was cool enough for us to stand in the courtyard of the biggest palace in the world, we didn't need to walk the two hours it would take to get through to the other side. So we made a quick exit out the side of the palace with some other families and walked around towards the entrance of the palace which is located across the street from Tianamen Square. The supposed, largest Square in the world can accommodate roughly 9 million ...
... by the reigning monarch of the day, pre-dates Taoism. Our next stop was the Pearl market, were we needed to pick up some last minute gifts and enjoy the craziness of another market. While there, we saw Bev and window shopped with her for a while. Then Ron and Barb Dixon came to buy pearls for the girls ( daughters and granddaughters). Barbara loves to shop and Ron LOVES to dicker. Grammy began to get uncomfortable watching the negotiations so we went to ...
... and amazed us with the feats the body can achieve when honed with the mind and trained. Yes, metal sticks smashing on heads. Yes, balancing on knives under throats and stomachs. Yes, breaking wooden stocks against abdominals. Quite a show. And the performers were all monks. We persuaded Fan to take is back to the night market - he said it would be his pleasure as he liked spending time with us (! Bit surprised by that given the snails pace at which ...
... not bad ha!!!!! It’s a cold morning but the sun is out and the smog isn’t so visible today. Our plan for today to see the Forbidden City, Tian’anmen square and try our hand at the pearl markets which was all achieved ;0)
As we walk to the Forbidden City it feels like we are the only western tourists around, it may have something to do with it being winter but it’s nice not dealing with all the tourists.
... recommended. Matthew told us the international tickets are sold in a CITS office located in the Beijing International Hotel north of the train station and a few km east of the Forbidden City. We took the subway then walked the rest of the way. We needed to ask directions once and ended up in the business tower next door before finding our way to the hotel.
We had a choice of trains on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday. We picked Monday the 18th and ...