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

Bananas in Beijing

A travel blog entry by kimberley.jeane on Jun 06, 2015

1 comment, 3 photos

... 10000 rooms- emperors were allowed to have a bit less.) Within, we got to admire the pagodas, stone sculptures, and trees in the very zen imperial garden.

We had supper at a local Chinese restaurant, and of course, some Canadians tried to convince me I should use chopsticks. The tour guide even had a name for us- the bananas: Yellow skin, but all white on the inside!

It's midnight here- time to get ready for that 6 am wake up ...

Day 15: Tienamen Square

A travel blog entry by kari_middendorf on Jun 19, 2014

... throughout Tienammen Square there are security cameras (the most in the world) and guards of all sorts. When we got to a certain point in the line we had to take off sunglasses and hats for facial recognition cameras. We also could not take any sort of pictures or video.
After making it through security checkpoints we had to silently make our way up to the building with a large statue of Mao. There were people presenting flowers to the statue and some were bowing ...

From Xi'an to Beijing - Summer Palace

A travel blog entry by storylady7 on Jun 08, 2014

1 comment, 9 photos

... I thought your name was Fred." She quickly replied with "It's nice to meet you, too, Tom!" We all chuckled. I think I'm going to like this guide. On the bus, she talked about how foreign it is for an older Chinese person to see a countryman speaking English. They find it fascinating and are curious as to whether or not the American people, or 'westerners' can understand them.
We got to the Lang-ham Hotel for a ...

Air Quality and Church

A travel blog entry by pandabearm on Oct 06, 2013

3 comments, 7 photos

... friends from Canada, Ireland, Peru, and Tonga. My new friend Tom is a political economy student at Georgetown, and he and I argued over who went to the better school for a while. He said, "Yeah, well how many presidents can UChicago claim?" I replied, "Well, one. The one in office right now." BOOM. He was embarrassed. They call UChicago "Shic" as a negative nickname. He said it's because they're jealous of how good we are as a school. It's great that everyone knows how ...


A travel blog entry by tracy-andy-pez on Apr 08, 2013

2 comments, 20 photos

... 8230;… Falling through the door at 7.30pm very weary! Andy took me straight out for a Chinese dinner & a much needed beer, ran me a bath back home, and put a DVD on to watch. Needless to say I fell asleep!!

Saturday we met a couple of friends in town for coffee & brunch, before heading to go karting, to try out a new track for Andy’s next Internations event. Again, I’ll leave the boys stuff for him to tell you about!

Sunday was ...