Yong'an Hotel4.0 out of 5.0
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As a professor of Chinese studies, I take a group of students to China every summer. This year we stayed at the Young An Hotel which is located not too far from the Beijing Capital Airport in a very untouristy residential neighborhood. The location is a bit off the beaten track but if you enjoy residential neighborhood with lots of small places to eat although this means few menus are in English, it's great. The prices are very cheap and there are very few rip offs, unlike some places more centrally located. Unfortunately we had a couple problems with the hotel which really left a bad impression. First, someone tried to break into my student's suitcase which was obvious because the lock was broken (but not opened) when she returned to her room and she had noticed that the zipper on the suitcase was on a different side then she had left it the day before. The hotel did not take this seriously and in fact tried to imply that it was something that might've happened to the lock before we had arrived. (The lock was brand-new--I gave it to her myself.) also the first night we had drinks in the beer garden, they were very reasonably priced but when my students went back a second time, they were given menus all in English with much higher prices. It was a shame because the hotel breakfast and facilities were fairly nice but I would not stay there again.
Came on a college trip. Had a twin room which was very clean, decent size, with sitting area and large windows which was lovely. Food in the restaurant in the evenings was good. Breakfast had a variety of Eastern/Western food so you could pick and choose what you fancy - would recommend steamed bun surprise in the far corner. Staff were nice and was pretty local. There are 2 7/11s nearby and a lot of other independents if you want to buy any food/supplies. The beds were pretty hard but they weren't uncomfortable, once you're lying down you don't notice.
Nice Hotel with an English Breakfast nice in China. Restaurant staff helpful but English a problem. Without a guide in Beijing rather stay away. room was clean and Mini Bar well stocked even if pricey. Bathroom Toiletries good and beds not as hard as we were expecting
prebooked night before for an early checkin they only had a twin room (not as booked) and told us we could move after a few hours. Coming off a 13 hour flight that didnt appeal. Eventualy got it sorted, then room we got allocated, the toilet then flooded. Ended up with another room, carpet looked filthy and most things are old with a rock hard bed. Breakfast looked Chinese, plastic plates mistmatched cutlery, and anything western served up cold, cold eggs, cold chips hardly any fresh fruit yet round the corner on sale there is bananas, strawberries, baby tomatoes why can't Management do better? English limited on front desk and as for spa, rude lady who just screams at you when you ask about foot massages..more than a joke!
Average, basic, budget place to stay. Keep expectations relative to the price paid to stay and you won't be disappointed. It's reasonably comfortable, food is okay. We weren't after a 'hotel experience' and it met its function as a base for our week of sight-seeing - the primary purpose of our trip to Beijing. Did enjoy some of the translation signs around the hotel!
OMG they should pay you to stay here. Non-smoking is not enforced! Rooms are old, stink of stale smoke and the beds are rock hard. Original old bathrooms. Food is served cold. Would never book this hotel but was part of our package with on the go tours. Tour company desperately needs to find a better alternative to this hotel. Rumour is it's about to be turned into a nursing home....
The hotel is big. Room size is average. Service is good. But the main problem is language. Front desk officer does not understand English. So we have to work hard to communicate them any of our requirement. Only an officer understand a little. Breakfast is good. Location : Not in city center but nearby underground rail station is 10 minutes walk. Some small shopping mall including food shop and 258 electronic market is 8 minutes walk. No money exchange facility other than ATM Machine which charges high. Our stay was good and value for money.
I've been in this hotel several times, due to business reasons, and each time it's getting worse. I do t know if it is because the management needs replacement or there simply is no money left to invest. The rooms are still decorated in late 90s style; the bath room (every time I stay) has some sort of problem (be it the bath tub, the toilet bowl etc); breakfast is basic (you won't starve though); the staff, though at time in (over)abundance, is basically confused/inexperienced in what they do and practically useless; between the buildings there is an overpriced and utterly dull bar; the wifi is fast enough to send some messages (not pictures), but besides that it is useless; the exchange machine has a dubious own exchange rate; many rooms (and halls) smell, though there are no-smoking signs everywhere and it's not allowed to smoke in hotels in Beijing; the list could go on... If the rooms would cost half the price you pay, then all those faults might be a bit more acceptable.
I find the comments that the rooms were clean very puzzling. We stayed there for 4 nights in September 2014 in two different rooms and both were not what I would call clean. The sheets, etc., were fine but the carpets were badly stained, the curtains were dirty, and the general ambiance was pretty poor. The reason we were in two different rooms was that they had to change the locks on the door of our first room and needed to shut off the electricity for 24 hours to do this! There was no wi-fi in our room (nor was there in the rooms of anyone else on our tour) and the wi-fi in the lobby was quite weak. Breakfast was fine although, as in much of China, the coffee was terrible! Tea is better! The hotel is owned and run by the Chinese Army which might explain the rather institutional feel. I would add that we were not expecting to stay in a luxury hotel and knew the hotels on our tour would be fairly basic but everyone on thetour felt that this was not a hotel we would recommend and conveyed this to the tour company.
.I stayed at the Yong An for four night and enjoyed it very much.the location is OK but since the city is so big it doesn't make any difference you have to use a taxi or subway to get to the main attractions. around the hotel you can find a lot of shops very good restaurants and supermarkets all in a very short walking distance. The room is very nice and spacious the bathroom is clean and with nice verity of cosmetics.not all the people like the hard mattresses that they have in the rooms ,I happened to like it. They have free wi-fi that covers most of the rooms. the breakfast is very good and you have wide choice of western and Chinese dishes. the stuff is kind and very helpful
- Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
- Onsite dining
- Fitness center
- Business center
Located in Middle Chaoyang, Yong'an Hotel is within a mile (2 km) of sights such as Lady Street Market and Yashow Market. This 386-room, 4-star hotel has 2 restaurants along with conveniences like free in-room WiFi and a fitness center. Located centrally in Beijing, it's also close to CCTV Headquarters and Lama Temple.
Enjoy dining at one of 2 onsite restaurants including Cafe, which specializes in Chinese cuisine. Satisfy your hunger without leaving your room with 24-hour room service, or quench your thirst with a beverage at the bar/lounge or coffee shop/café. Start each morning with buffet breakfast, available for a fee from 6:30 AM to 10 AM.
All 386 air-conditioned rooms provide coffee makers, free bottled water, and safes. Guests can expect free WiFi and wired Internet, along with TVs. Bathrooms offer deep soaking tubs, hair dryers, and free toiletries. Phones and desks are other standard amenities.
Yong'an Hotel features a fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and 6 meeting rooms. Transportation is made easy with a free area shuttle. Front-desk staff can answer questions 24/7, and assist with dry cleaning/laundry, tours or tickets, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include conference space, a business center, and coffee/tea in a common area.
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70% of guests recommend this hotelTotal of 118 reviews