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

Holiday with 10 million Chinese

A travel blog entry by joeandsusan on Oct 05, 2014

5 comments, 28 photos

... be bothered the cabbie quoted us 100 RMB to take us a couple of miles. He was probably surprised we agreed and jumped in. We were too tired to care.

One of the perks of our hotel room on the club floor is they have a happy hour every night from 5:30 to 9 PM. Much to our pleasure Happy Hour included a buffet we were glad to call dinner. We made telephone contact with our local guide and now we were ready to meet our fellow tour participants tomorrow ...

An exhausting day seeing the sights of Beijing

A travel blog entry by mlhampton on Feb 19, 2014

10 photos

... so long ago, uninvited admission resulted in immediate execution! We then went to a restaurant off the side which had surprisingly reasonably priced dumplings! My first dumplings in China! YUM. After lunch I sais farewell to Katie and then headed into the HUGE Forbidden City (the largest palace complex in the world!). I followed the crowd through the Meridian Gate, which was the gate reserved for the Emperor - civilians used the east gate and the military ...


A travel blog entry by quirkybenny on Feb 14, 2014

2 photos

... I barely recognized myself. I questioned if I was crazy.

The guy then trimmed my hair. He grabbed some gel and spike my hair. I did not like the spike, but I understood what he was going for.

I could not believe my new look. So odd to look at myself in the mirror.

Then I took the cab back with Natasha to school.

I brought some sandwiches at the bakery next to west ...

Hot Pot Confusion

A travel blog entry by kbreeze on Jun 22, 2013

2 photos

... the table we immediately set to work cooking the meat. The salad was indeed a salad, but we were a little unclear about what to do with the greens. They tasted like they could be eaten raw, but it seemed like maybe we were supposed to cook them. After a short time we retrieved the meat from the hotpot, topped it with the uncooked greens, and took an excited first bite. It was immediately clear that we were doing it wrong. The food was bland! We called ...

Jigga she nigga!

A travel blog entry by poon on Nov 01, 2012

86 photos

... there, that we were taken aback the first day we were in Beijing and saw it.

We liked Beijing for the most part. Tons to see and do, great family, made friends (shout out to Chozie!), and it was a bit easier to get around.

Funny fact about Beijing: The government exercised its enormous power by actually running a cultural program to teach everyone not to do things like spit, pick ...