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Sofitel Xian on Renmin Square

4.5 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

This hotel is by far one of the most elegant hotels I've ever been to. From the moment you arrive onto the grounds, you feel like you're coming up to a huge lush villa. The sitting area on each floor is spacious and absolutely gorgeous. You can tell back in the day when it was new that it was very luxurious and top notch. The fixtures are all Grohe and the rainfall shower was the strongest water pressure of any I've ever used. Unfortunately, time has lapsed and the rooms and furniture are a bit dated now. That being said, I would still stay here again in a heartbeat. One word of caution, the hotel still has smoking rooms. They tried to give us a smoking room that was huge because they ran out of non-smoking rooms when we checked in. They finally gave us a fairly small non-smoking room. The electrical plugs in the wall were odd because most of them are made for UK. I didn't bring that adapter, just the ones for China so I only found 2 that fit. The amenities are typical of high end hotels in China with nice slippers. The location is decent inside the wall but not close to Muslim St or the city walls.

Good location, generous accommodations - like many others, I was upgraded to a junior suite. Furnishings in good condition but very dated in style and living room area not as comfortable as it could be. Staff were friendly and helpful. However, promise that accommodation includes free car from airport was not honored, although the taxi was not too expensive.

All of the staff members were very friendly and accommodating. Patrick at the concierge helped me with receiving the late luggage from the airport while I was out, he helped me organize the trip to see the terra-cotta army, and made sure I was well taken care of. The hotel accommodated my request for a late check out and always inquired into whether they were meeting my expectations. Not a too far of a walk from all of the attractions. If you don't like walking, a short cab ride from most things.

319 Dongxin Street, Xincheng district Xi'an Shaanxi

Hotel highlights

  • Close to Bell Tower and Drum Tower
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Located in Beilin, Sofitel Xian on Renmin Square is within a mile (2 km) of popular sights such as Bell Tower and Drum Tower. This 178-room, 4.5-star hotel has conveniences like a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. It's in central Xi'an and also close to Xi'an Bell Tower and Drum Tower and Great Mosque of Xi'an.


Enjoy dining at Le Chinois, one of 3 onsite restaurants. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service, or entertain your taste buds with a beverage at the bar/lounge or coffee shop/café. For your convenience, a buffet breakfast is served each morning for a fee.


Sofitel Xian on Renmin Square's 178 rooms are air-conditioned and provide free newspapers, free bottled water, and safes. Guests can expect 40-inch LCD TVs with satellite channels, along with free WiFi and wired Internet. Beds are dressed in premium bedding and bathrooms offer deep soaking tubs, hair dryers, and designer toiletries. Other standard amenities include phones, ironing boards, and desks.

Property features

At Sofitel Xian on Renmin Square, guests enjoy a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a children's pool. There's free parking, and an airport shuttle (available on request) for CNY 550 per vehicle one way. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include a fitness center, a spa tub, and a sauna.

Room options

Superior Room, 2 Twin Beds

Twin 2 | Sleeps 3

Junior Suite, 1 King Bed, View

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Luxury Room, 2 Twin Beds, View

Twin 2 | Sleeps 3

Luxury Room, 1 King Bed, City View

King 1 | Sleeps 3