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Tang-paradise Hotel Xi'an Reviews
Tang Dynasty Style Hotel Nov 21, 2014
The Tang Paradise Hotel (大唐芙蓉园酒店) is located in the south of Xi'an City in the Qujiang District, adjoined to the Tang Paradise Garden, and in the vicinity of the Big Wild Goose Pagoda Sea. This is some information on it's locale, which is not quite central to the tourist attractions, but not out of the range of walking distance either. The Tang Paradise Garden itself is quite nice and a positive for staying here, and a walk through this garden can get you to where you're going to see some tourist attractions. We were not very successful getting a taxi here, but unsure of the reason which had something to do with the time of day you wanted one.
Anyway, this hotel is fairly new, build in 2004 and north of the original site of the hotel. It's architectural style and hotel grounds is meant to emulate the essence of the Tang Dynasty (618 - 907 A.D.) and seems to succeed quite nicely. It is composed of a number of interconnected buildings, with walkways connecting them from which can be seen garden areas, fountains, and some art works displayed. The carpets seem a little worse for wear in the walkways, corridors and rooms. The lobby is beautiful, however with marble floor and decorated in Tang Dynasty style. There is a restaurant in one of the adjoining buildings offering breakfast, lunch and dinner. Breakfast buffet comes with the room, but for lunch and dinner seems a bit expensive.
The room itself is ok, though a bit dark with provided lighting. The bed is very hard and not to my liking, but they provided extra blankets so I could make some cushion for myself. The bathroom was very nice and the water hot for a shower and washing up. The staff is helpful enough, though mostly Chinese is spoken with only a little English, but enough to get by. I understand some famous people have stayed here like Hu Jintao, the 6th president of China from 2003 to 2013, and Angela Merkl, the Chancellor of Germany since 2005. There is a wall of photos near the reception desk showing all the dignitaries who visited. I have one photo of that collection of photos here.
If you are looking for something with a traditional Chinese style, then this hotel meets that, and the hotel grounds are wonderful too. The adjoining Tang Paradise Park is a plus, though it does have some peculiar entry and exit protocol that I should mention. Try to inquire when you can about such things when entering or exiting, though it is sometimes difficult to find English speakers. Seek out younger people as they tend to be more proficient in English than older people. It may be overpriced for its value, but that's what you pay for a slice of Tang Dynasty life. It may not be to everyone's liking, and there are certainly cheaper and more traditional hotels to stay at closer to the center of things. Xi'an is a big city anyway, so hard to define a real 'center' of things.
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The Tang-paradise Hotel is located in Xian making it one of the best hotels to stay at while in town. All hotel's guestrooms have all the conveniences expected in a hotel in its class to suit guests' utmost comforts. Each guestroom features amenities such as air conditioning, desk, hair dryer, internet access, in room safe, television, bathtub. The basic amenities provided at this Xian accommodation comprise 24hr room service, shops, coffee shop, bar/pub, laundry service/dry cleaning, meeting facilities, restaurant, room service. For guests to unwind, the hotel offers a variety of facilities and services including massage, gym, sauna, steamroom, garden. Modern comfort and convenience are seamlessly combined to ensure the guests' satisfaction. Being one of the good quality hotels in Xian, guests staying at this hotel will find its convenient location and tranquil atmosphere pleasurable. To proceed with your reservation at the Tang-paradise Hotel via our secure online booking form, please enter your period of stay.
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