7 Days Inn (Beijing Temple of Heaven)
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TravelPod Member Reviews7 Days Inn (Beijing Temple of Heaven)
It was a really comfy hotel - the perfect place to block out the world and rest. Plus, they had complimentary tea and coffee!
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