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Shichahai Sandalwood Boutique Hotel

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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Traditional style, lovely staff make everything work well. We really enjoyed out 2 nights here. We were not sure if to stay here of in a western style hotel while in Beijing. We are very pleased we made this choice, a lot more character than we would of had elsewhere.

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New Braunfels, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just had 2 nights here and even my wife (who is Chinese and used to live in Beijing and doesn't have a very high regard for Chinese hotels) loved it and vowed to stay here on our next trip. When you arrive at the western end of the Hutong (=narrow street) it looks like you've arrived in the...

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Pei X, Front Office Manager at Shichahai Sandalwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear EvanPark3r, Thank you very much for taking the time and write such a positive review about our boutique hotel. We take great pride in personal service and it is so rewarding when we receive comments like this from our customers. Our hotel is transformed from a traditional Chinese courtyard, so you could experience the real Chinese environment here. And...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were brilliant and really helpful. The hotel was clean, peaceful and there was a great breakfast which changed every morning (and even gave us a takeaway when we left before 7.30am). The hotel helped us arrange our trip to the Great Wall.

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Pei X, Front Office Manager at Shichahai Sandalwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Laura B, It is a big pleasure for us that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope you enjoyed Chinese traditional culture and lifestyle. Thank you for mentioning that our staff was helpful and arrange the tour for you. We always try to do our best to help you with every need! We are happy to hear that...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed four nights with family including two children. Enjoyed so much that we certainly will come back next time. Beds are clean and comfy. Helpful & friendly staff on site 24/7. Breakfasts included of very generous portions. Highly recommend!

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Pei X, Front Office Manager at Shichahai Sandalwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Daniel C, Thank you for staying with us during your trip in Beijing! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! We always try to do our best to help you with every need!Thank you for recommending us here on Tripadvisor! It is a big reward for us to get feedbacks from our guests. We...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 5 December 2016

This Property would have to be one of the most special hotels I have had the fortunate opportunity of staying in. This Hotel building and accommodations date back almost 400 years and it has been authentically restored to reflect the history of Old Beijing. With Close proximity to Houhai Lake which boasts some of the best restaurants and bars in...

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Pei X, Front Office Manager at Shichahai Sandalwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Niko, Thank you for choosing Shichahai Sandalwood Boutique Hotel,Our hotel located in the old hutong area , you can experience the hutong culture and local life; We are so glad you have a very happy stay in our hotel. We look forward to seeing you again! Best Regards Sandalwood Boutique Hotel Butller Team

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We stayed for 4 nights in this little special hotel in late November 2016. The hotel is located in a beautiful hutong and is located a few minutes away from a subway station. The hotel offers either a western or Chinese breakfast in the courtyard. The staff were all very helpful and went out of their way to help. We...

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Pei X, Front Office Manager at Shichahai Sandalwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Etgarla, .Thank you very much for taking the time and write such a positive review about our boutique hotel. We take great pride in personal service and it is so rewarding when we receive comments like this from our customers. Our hotel is transformed from a traditional Chinese courtyard, so you could experience the real Chinese environment here. And...

Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

My family of four stayed in this very beautiful courtyard hotel in November 2016 for 5 nights. We loved the location and its nearby eating streets, local restaurants and its proximity to the scenic lakes. The nearby old Hutong was a great traditional Beijing residential experience. The staffs are very professional and helpful. Linda, Seven and Vicky are excellent in...

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Pei X, Front Office Manager at Shichahai Sandalwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time and write such a positive review about our boutique hotel.We hope you enjoyed Chinese traditional culture and lifestyle. Also we are glad that you had make dumplings and martial art experience in our hotel with us. we like your daughter very much,she was beatiful and intelligent. We are happy to...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 28 November 2016

My husband and I spent a week in Beijing and stayed at the Sandalwood. The Butler Team's service was impeccable and was one of the highlights of our trip. They even wrote notes for us in Mandarin and in English to take with us during the day if we needed to ask for directions while sightseeing. The hutong where the...

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Pei X, Front Office Manager at Shichahai Sandalwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lauren B, Thank you very much for taking the time and write such a positive review about our boutique hotel. We take great pride in personal service and it is so rewarding when we receive comments like this from our customers. Our hotel is transformed from a traditional Chinese courtyard, so you could experience the real Chinese environment here....

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Very small (only 10 rooms) and beautiful hotel in the heart of the old neighborhood in the center of Beijing. We had our 8 year old daughter with us and the staff (Linda, Carrie, Joanna, Seven, ...) were simply amazing in trying to entertain us when we would come back tired and cold from a day of sightseeing. They taught...

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Pei X, Front Office Manager at Shichahai Sandalwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Leo K, Thank you very much for taking the time and write such a positive review about our boutique hotel. We take great pride in personal service and it is so rewarding when we receive comments like this from our customers. Our hotel is transformed from a traditional Chinese courtyard, so you could experience the real Chinese environment here....

Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 23 November 2016

I want to choose this hotel again! This hotel is very good access to futong area, has traditional furniture, marcial arts & exellent staff! We really enjoyed this hotel! I hope to come back here again!

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Pei X, Front Office Manager at Shichahai Sandalwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear etoile, Thank you for staying with us during your trip in Beijing! Our hotel is transformed from a traditional Chinese courtyard, so you could experience the real Chinese environment here. And it is located in local hutong area, so it's quite safe while you walking around. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! Thank...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bejing Fulu Quadrangle Hotel is accented with pavilion decor, set in the style of the Ming and Qing Dynasties. All of its suites are furnished with tiny leaf motif sandalwood and furniture items in red ebony-like wood. These choices reflect the cultural tradition centered on more than luxury, namely on their mission to satisfy the search for an out of the ordinary environment. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shichahai Sandalwood Boutique Hotel

Address: No. 42 Xinghua Hutong, Xicheng District | Beijing, Beijing 100009, China
Region: China > Beijing > Houhai
Price Range: RM326 - RM853 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shichahai Sandalwood Boutique Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Avoid winter if possible otherwise pack industrial grade masks due to heavy air pollution.”
 of 5 bubbles V6902TBdanielc, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If room is too hot, you can slightly open a door to a glass enclosure in your room to let fresh air in.”
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“Underground room is danger”
 of 5 bubbles 秀昭佐2016, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in the lower level, it was very quiet, but didn't have any windows. I would prefer this room to rooms on the main floor which open into the courtyard and would be very noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles sternqui, 18 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Definitely go for a Chinese-style room. Skip the hotel alltogether before settling for a basement Western type one!”
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