Somerset Jiefangbei Chongqing

Block B Hejing Building, No.108 Minzu Road, Yuzhong District, Chongqing, Chongqing, 400010, China | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $83.00
 

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Far from home, yet a little bit back home

A travel blog entry by nathalievinckx on Jun 11, 2014

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After 20 hours of airplanes and airports I finally arrived back in the giant Chinese city.
Strange enough it felt like coming home. Living here for about 8 months, I was overwhelmed with different feelings. I felt happy, surpirsed but mostly I felt sad and I even don't know why. It felt like I could start crying every minute(Well maybe it …

From fear to passion. NEW CHAPTER.

A travel blog entry by nathalievinckx

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... all the moments I cherish are making me feel homesick the most. I can live anywhere but I get attached to people a lot. As a child after a holiday I would often cry one week after I was back home, because I missed the people I met.
It's still the same when leaving every time.
I hate this part. Saying goodbye makes me cry a long time and especially with people who mean a lot to me. Mostly I will cry a whole flight until my new destination or home. ...

Making things clear

A travel blog entry by nathalievinckx

... living here.

B. The house/apartment you rent/bought.

Well I can only tell, it’s a big decision you made when you bought it or rent it...You made a choice. I probably won’t have my own house soon or maybe never. I even made the choice to invest my savings for my future house in this kind of life of travelling and working abroad. But still there is nothing to keep you from sell you belongings and leave J

C. ...

Red wine and some fresh air please

A travel blog entry by nathalievinckx

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... you die. Together with Kate I played drums... It's guitar hero version with... Drums .. And after I played a game of air hockey. Both games I lost but I had fun.
In the meanwhile , Lily met a friend who wanted to show us a bar of his friend.
I was impressed by this bar, it was small but very cozy and the atmosphere reminded me of my favorite bar at home. The guy bought us cocktails all night. Apparently in China it's the task of the guy to take care of the ...

Escapism: History, weed, Thai meat +Swedish balls

A travel blog entry by nathalievinckx

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... me some rest and help to reach my goal. The name speaks for itself, you will enjoy your stay here. It's a French inspired restaurant on the top of a building in the busy centre of Jiefangbei.
You go all the way up and you enter a little Paradise. It's mostly quiet and has some good relax music playing. I took place in the veranda with the view of the city on the back.
Still it seems you are in a different city. Escape plan succeeded! To start I ...

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Location

This 4 star hotel, located on Block B Hejing Building, No.108 Minzu Road, Yuzhong District, Chongqing, is near Ci Qi Kou (Porcelain Village), Hanasi Lake, Gelè Hill (Gelè Shan/Báigong Guan/SACO), and Sailimu Lake.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsSomerset Jiefangbei Chongqing

    Reviewed by nathalievinckx

    Great value !!!

    Reviewed Jun 11, 2014
    by (4 reviews) Antwerp , Belgium Flag of Belgium

    The best place to get back energy after 20 hours of airport and airplanes!! Lovely place to stay, right in the center of Jiefangbei. Very helpfull and friendly staff!!

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Somerset Jiefangbei Chongqing

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding