Scholars Hotel Suzhou Pingjiangfu
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... before the worst heat of the day (high 80's with matching humidity).
The government building in a park like setting is even more impressive from the front entrance, it’s a large complex with a 2 more big buildings. What I hadn’t realized is that we see only the back of the complex and the underground parking entrance, there is a block long area fronting the complex.
Up close the old houses ...
... they don’t like to have less than three days off. Mid-Autumn festival is however only a one day holiday (on the Thursday), so to ensure that you have a decent length rest, you also get to take Friday off. To make up for the fact that you didn’t work on the Friday, you then have to work on the Sunday. It’s such a crazy system! Why not just have the holiday on the Friday in the first place and just have a long weekend?! ...
I'm feeling very spoiled here – we’re living in a large hotel room that has its own tiny kitchen and a washer/dryer. The only thing lacking is a dividing wall that would make it a suite, and there’s no dining table. The maid comes three times a week but there’s not much for her to do, so she empties the wastebaskets and cleans the floor.
The hotel ...
... stood and Chinese flags, spray painted slogans and pictures of Chairman Mao adorning their walls. Furthermore, we met an American girl who lives nearby who showed us various pictures of the protesters-turned-rioters marching through the streets and easily skirting the "police presence" who either evidently didn’t particularly care whether the Japanese establishments suffered or were grossly unequipped and understaffed to deal with the problem. In either case, this isn’t ...
... that you will choose them. After Rob desperately looking through the Lonely Planet to see how on
earth we will get out of here we came to the realization that it was going to be difficult to see the gardens and a lot of time and wasted effort trying to figure out what and where we were going. We calculated the cost and for 20$ each we decided why not so YES WE GAVE IN!!!
We were taken to a mini van and a driver takes us into the town to meet ...
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking
Beautifully decorated hundred year old house with modern convenience. Great location and services
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