Ramada Parkside Beijing3.5 out of 5.0
Recent guest reviews
We were part of a large tour group of over 30 who had just arrived from an exhausting TransPacific flight. The 3 ladies at the reception desk were simply not prepared or equipped to handle such a large group, resulting in "mass confusion and inefficiency." Language and comprehension was marginal.There was not enough seating in the lobby and the exhausted guest were left standing with luggage in a crowded lobby for a lengthy period. When we finally got to the rooms, the centrally controlled temperature was sweltering. We were not notified that the thermostats in the room had been made inoperable. Barely able to sleep from the heat in spite of a fan that was brought to the room.: the general consensus of most in our group. The bathtub/shower was dangerously steeply sloped with nothing to grab on to coming in or out.There were certain maintenance/housekeeping standards in carpet and bathroom in the room. I would simply say that adequate,Western standards in service and housekeeping were not necessarily kept up although the structure and original construction must have been nice. There was very loud (bad karaoke music} coming through the walls. On insisting on a room change late at night, we were told we had to move everything out of the room first, then and there, even though it was obviously too late at night for them to be renting out that first room. The hallways smelled of smoking. We stayed 3 nights. If I were not part of a pre-booked tour package, I would most likely look elsewhere. The breakfast buffet was good.
I was there for 3 nights in my business trip. Facilities: quite good, room is spacious, beds are comfy. Services: In Beijing, it's difficult to find someone can speak English well, even they are receptionist in 4 stars Hotel. Just few of them can speak English. Location: quite far from CBD or Tourism Place. So if you go there as a tourist, you should look for somewhere else.
Stayed here for nearly two Weeks. The Service and the Breakfast was very good, but the Room(s) could need a Renovation. The Rooms are big enough, even when travelling with the hole Family, but the bathroom and the Room needs new Paint. The was an older Problem with Water at the top of the Wall. Somebody came and made a Photo, but Nobody asked us to get another Room.
The room was a nice size, the bed was large, but there were a couple of problems. First, we checked in to find out that the toilet would not flush. This was fixed while we went out to dinner. When we returned, and got ready to go to bed, we found it impossible to sleep because of the noise coming from somewhere. It turned out not to be from another guest, but from the KTV (Karaoke) establishment nearby. When we called the desk, the manager offered to give us earplugs. We had to insist on a different room. We were given a different room, but not offered any assistance moving from one room to the other, even though we were in our pajamas and slippers. While aware that the noise is an ongoing problem, management puts guests in rooms with this issue hoping that customers will not complain. If you are aware of a problem, and you make it your guests problem, you should not expect return guests. A second problem was smoking in the lobby. It should not be up to the guests who are bothered by smoking to ask the management to have other customers comply with the law. If you don't speak Chinese, don't expect to be able to communicate clearly with anyone at the front desk. In addition, it is very difficult to walk on the sidewalk in this neighborhood as the sidewalk barely exists and is used by all sorts of vehicles. On the plus side, the nearest subway station (Anilu station, #15 line) is only a few minutes away. Good and reasonably priced restaurants are available nearly 24 hours on this street. I might stay in this neighborhood again, but I would investigate other nearby hotels before staying here again.
This is a review of the restaurant inside the Ramada Inn Parkside. After our visit to the Summer Palace and an unannounced pearl factory tour, we came here for a pre-ordered lunch before our late afternoon flight to Xi’an. The entrees were served family style – dishes were served on a lazy susan and everyone helped themselves. Overall, we had 9 dishes. The dishes included the following: • Hot and sour soup • Tofu • Minced mini meatballs • Shredded chicken and bamboo shoot • Sweet and sour pork • Deep fried battered fish • Processed meat and corn • Scrambled egg and tomato • Bok choy • Steamed rice Meals included beer, water or soft drinks. The service was fast and efficient. In my opinion, the meal was average taste-wise. I would rate the overall meal 3 out of 5. Notes and Tips • This was our 3rd day in Beijing and the restaurant meals in general were okay but did not leave us saying that was a “great meal”. As I have mentioned previously, I get the feeling the meals were prepared specifically for the Western palate; that is, nothing too adventurous and or spicy. • The scrambled egg and tomato would appear at least on 2 other occasions during our tour. • During the 15 days we were there, beef was a rare commodity; maybe 2 or 3 dishes – predominantly chicken and pork plus a lot more vegetarian dishes. • Our tour group of 31 people occupied 4 tables at this restaurant • From a common sense and hygiene standpoint, when eating family style, you should be using the serving utensil to take your food and not your personal utensil. • After lunch, the bus drove us to the airport to catch our late afternoon flight to Xi’an. • We were on a Sinorama 15 day group tour of China that included Wuhan, Jingzhou, Suzhou, Chongqing, Yangtze River 4 day cruise and Shanghai.
Staff on arrival had their heads stuck in a computer and were waving their heads as there was no reservation for me or my companion, despite the face that it was all pre-paid. We paid quite a lot of money for our stay and when we were leaving there was a huge to do about a Y10.00 can of apple juice Y10.00=£1.00. I hate to say bad things as this brand is very close to my heart but it has gone down so much since my first visit since 2009, Get a grip guys you can do it!!!!!
I can't say any good or any bad about this hotel - reasonable room quality, restaurant is OK but around you can find plenty of better places to eat. Meting rooms are not so good in the basement, no day light and quite dark interior. Location nearby Olympic stadion, science museum and shopping mall. Good value for money.
I stayed here a couple of times, so it can't be bad. The rooms are nice, not fancy, but nice. I stayed in a standard room and in a suite, huge difference in quality and amenity. There is an adequate workout room and you can walk to the Olympic Stadium and to several subway trains. Some of the staff speak English, and overall they were friendly. My room was overbooked on my second stay and after arriving late at night to check in, I was 'walked' to another hotel that was terrible, I refused to stay and ended up having to find a different hotel that night. Irritating and avoidable. The manager assured me that he would reverse the room charge for the night I was walked, but I had to force Orbitz to intervene on my behalf to get my money back. Nice. I'd recommend to check in early in case you find yourself in the same situation. Internet in the room was acceptable but not fast, breakfast was good. Good restaurants next door for dinner, and a large supermarket a block away with a pharmacy if you need it. I agree with other reviewers that the beds were hard, not up to 5 star standards. Aside from my experience with the overbooking and the dishonest manager, this hotel is probably a 3.5 star hotel. They could be a 4 with a little work. If you find a cheap rate this is a decent place.
I stay in Beijing for one week; at hotel Ramada Parkside Beijing. This is a 4 stars' hotel (maybe 5 star). Room is clean and confoftable. The breakfast,which is inclued,is excellent on both Ameracan and Chinese. Its price is about 100 USD and up, depends on room type. There is fitness room, but no swiming pool. If you want a Ameracan style hotel; this will be a good choice.
This hotel is well situated, very near to the Olympic area. The welcome was very nice, the restaurant is fine and breakfast was great. The room on the other hand was very cold. the heating system did not work and although I got a heater, this heater would only work when I was in the room (the electricity switches off as soon as you remove your hotel card from the slot. I ended up in bed to get warm. Which was not very comfortable as the bed was very hard. The good point was that the bath I took was very relaxing (also a way to get warm) and the TV has both BBC and CNN.
- Close to Beijing National Stadium and China National Convention Center
- Free WiFi in public areas
- Onsite dining
- Business center
Located in Chaoyang, Ramada Parkside Beijing is within a mile (2 km) of popular sights such as Beijing National Stadium and China National Convention Center. This 120-room, 3.5-star hotel has in-room conveniences like minibars, coffee makers, and TVs. Beijing International Convention Center and China Science and Technology Museum are also near this Beijing hotel.
Enjoy a bite to eat at Chinese Restaurant, the hotel's onsite restaurant. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service. Buffet breakfast is offered for a fee each morning from 6 AM to 10:30 AM.
Ramada Parkside Beijing's 120 air-conditioned rooms provide minibars, coffee makers, and free local calls. 32-inch TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can stay connected with WiFi. Bathrooms offer hair dryers, free toiletries, bathrobes, and slippers. Free bottled water, safes, and ironing boards are also standard.
Ramada Parkside Beijing features free WiFi in public areas, 8 meeting rooms, and a business center. Airport transportation is made easy with an airport shuttle (available on request) for CNY 280 per vehicle one way. Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, tours or tickets, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and free newspapers.
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74% of guests recommend this hotelTotal of 95 reviews