Poly Plaza Hotel
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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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