Drum Tower is a short stroll from Howard Johnson Ginwa Plaza Hotel, and other popular attractions like Bell Tower are within a mile (2 km). This 3.5-star hotel has 198 guestrooms and offers an indoor pool, free self parking, and a fitness center. It's in central Xi'an and also a short walk from Xi'an City Walls and Beilin Museum.


Enjoy dining at one of 2 onsite restaurants including Coffee 21, which specializes in international cuisine. Satisfy your hunger without leaving your room with 24-hour room service, or entertain your taste buds with bite a the onsite restaurant or coffee shop/café. Start your day off with breakfast, available for a fee.


Howard Johnson Ginwa Plaza Hotel's 198 air-conditioned rooms provide refrigerators, minibars, and coffee makers. Guests can expect to find TVs with satellite channels. Bathrooms offer hair dryers, free toiletries, bathrobes, and slippers. Free newspapers, free bottled water, and safes are other standard amenities.

Property features

Howard Johnson Ginwa Plaza Hotel features an indoor pool, a fitness center, and 6 meeting rooms. There's free parking, and an airport shuttle for CNY 200-500 per vehicle one way. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include conference space, a business center, and coffee/tea in a common area.


  • Walking distance to Drum Tower
  • Free wired Internet in public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Howard Johnson Ginwa Plaza Hotel features an indoor pool and a fitness center. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wired high-speed Internet access.

This 3.5-star property offers access to a business center, limo/town car service, and a meeting room. Event facilities measuring 1539 square feet (143 square meters) include conference space. This business-friendly hotel also offers multilingual staff, gift shops/newsstands, and coffee/tea in a common area. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Howard Johnson Ginwa Plaza Hotel has designated areas for smoking.

  • Concierge services 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Meeting rooms 6 
  • Conference space 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 198 
  • Number of floors - 21 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Hair salon 
  • Business center 
  • One meeting room 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Express check-in 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Restaurant 
  • Free self parking 
  • Year Built 2003 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1539 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 143 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Indoor pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in some public areas: Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

Howard Johnson Ginwa Plaza Hotel offers 198 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Premium satellite television is provided. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and blackout drapes/curtains. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include irons/ironing boards.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Slippers 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • In-room safe 
  • Television 
  • Desk 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Room service 

Where to Eat

Coffee 21 - This buffet restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Jin Yu Xuan - This restaurant specializes in Chinese cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 

Spa Services

  • Massages 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at noon


Check-out time is 2 PM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: CNY 88 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: CNY 200-500 per vehicle (one way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: CNY 200 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Howard Johnson Ginwa Plaza
  • Howard Johnson Ginwa Plaza Hotel
  • Howard Johnson Ginwa Plaza Hotel Xi'an
  • Howard Johnson Ginwa Plaza Xi'an
  • Howard Johnson Ginwa Plaza Hotel China/Shaanxi
  • Howard Johnson Xi An
  • Xi An Howard Johnson

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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