Gulou Express Hotel

Address: No.62 Gulou West Main Street, Xicheng District, Beijing, 100009, China | 2 star motel
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TripAdvisor Reviews Gulou Express Hotel Beijing

3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

Travel Blogs from Beijing

The Little Things

A travel blog entry by mikejohnmallett on Oct 03, 2014


... them, it is no less annoying. Then there are the vendors in places like the clothing and silk markets. There is no such thing as a fair price. Given the chance, they will charge 10 times more than a product is worth. It's not like I have never experienced this before. It is no different than Mexico or The Dominican Republic. I will never get used to this bargaining nonsense. Lastly, what is with the spitting? Everywhere you go someone (male or female) is horking up a big ...

We have arrived! Beijing.

A travel blog entry by kels-and-oli on Jun 07, 2014

1 comment, 5 photos

... details and told us to call him if we needed help in the city. Once we landed we were picked up by a driver who spoke no English at all and drove like a mad man. He delivered us in one piece to our hotel which is basic but nice. The thought of a hot shower after travelling for way over 24 hours was the best thing in the world - fact. As it was late afternoon when we arrived we decided to freshen up and walk around the local area. It is incredible ...

Ming Wall and Drum and Bell Towers Beijing

A travel blog entry by caroline63 on May 02, 2014

26 photos

We got a taxi out to Beijing City Ming Relicsl Park, with the Ming wall and South West Gate. Nobody around. We found a fabulous art gallery and exhibition and lovely little cafe (C:C) on the city wall. Passed Beijing Railway Station, a beautiful building. Then went to the Drum and Bell Towers. Watched a drum performance at the top of the tower (after climbing 75 steep steps). Stopped in a little Hutong cafe ...

The Wall, Milky Way, Pussies and Rats

A travel blog entry by beely on Aug 11, 2013

52 photos

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We got back to the city the same way we left...took a taxi to the half way point, then a bus and subway the rest of the way. We were soooo tired.

Back at Ming Courtyard, I showered immediately and took a nap until night time when Sammy woke me up to go out. I was super tired but hadn’t experienced the nightlife ...

Weekend Cooking in Zhongguancun

A travel blog entry by michelleyeager on Mar 08, 2013

1 comment, 14 photos

... commented, “You explained that just like a Chinese person.” A lot of the time, Chinese people give very general directions unless asked for further clarification, which is exactly how I had just communicated. Curious for when I’ll get my first nosebleed upon returning to Colorado, though the Beijing air is pretty dry—I may already be adjusted! Curious about what’s stayed the same. While video chatting with a friend, he told me in our ...