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The Purple Palace Nanjing

May 7 May 8
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

I rarely want to give very negative feedback but this hotel really deserves it. When arriving the hotel interior is like from communistic 70's or 80's. Kind of grandeous but shaggy. Don't expect anyone to speak English. We arrived at 20:00 and noticed that the only restaurant in hotel is closing at 21:00 so we went there at 20:20. Nope,...

Thank 424pekkah
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

The Purple Palace hotel is conveniently nested into hotel rooms in this complex, next to attractive lakes. Conference rooms were spacious and functional and would get three stars but the hotel is in need of an upgrade, being stuck in 1970s decor with basic facilities. The spacious rooms looked tired, were musty, and with a degree of disrepair (for example...

Thank KentAngelfish
Reviewed 5 November 2016

I stayed in this hotel for three nights in room 7231. I arrived in the dark about 2000. The hotel comprises several buildings. I was in the hotel attached to the conference centre which is away from the main building of the hotel. The room comprised a very large king bed, desk, easy chair, coffee and tea facilities and wardrobe....

Thank RossOrpington
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Reviewed 19 August 2016

My husband and I booked the ironically named "Purple Palace" as a nice weekend get-a-way from Shanghai. In reality, this place is a MUSTY, unkept and outright dirty place with heavy energy (i.e. spots on the sheets, moldy carpet, cigarette burns in the furniture, TERRIBLE smell, old furniture...). When we complained about the state of the room, we were moved...

Thank heidi1414
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 22 May 2016

I loved staying at the Purple Palace. The room was very nice, and had a great view. The downside is that it's not very close to the downtown area, but it's surrounded by beautiful scenery, with a lake and lots of greenery.

Thank Dario P
Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 15 December 2015

At arrival around noon, our rooms weren't ready for check-in. After a long haul flight from Europe and an upcoming meeting, we needed to change and shower. The hotel staff didn't put an effort into finding a solution for us. After intervention of our local chinese business partners and about 40 minutes, we did receive room upgrades and could check...

Thank Silke N
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 July 2015

It's hard for me to rank this hotel as it was my first visit to China so I am not sure of the standard for this area or for their star ratings. However, as other reviewers noted, the room was dated (80s style) and quite rough around the edges. The room was quite dirty - very stained carpet with hairs...

Thank granite_girl
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 28 October 2014

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Reviewed 27 September 2014

I stayed here for two nights as part of a meeting with staff from the Nanjing mayor's office. I found the hotel staff friendly, efficient and helpful. Checking in was quick and painless. The food in the restaurant was good and plentiful. I had a room that directly overlooked the lake, which made for a peaceful setting. I only wish...

1Thank albert_davet
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 May 2014

While this property is dubbed as luxury it most certainly isn't. My room had a moldy shower mat, carpet with dust and hair along the perimeter (never been edged or thoroughly vacuumed) and the walls of the bathroom weren't cleaned (I'll spare you the gory details). No safe or wifi in the rooms. The front desk staff seemed flustered and...

1Thank HK-squared

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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about The Purple Palace Nanjing

Address: No.18 Huanling Road, Nanjing 210049, China
Region: China > Jiangsu > Nanjing > Zhongshanling Resort , Xuanwu District
Price Range: RM352 - RM510 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Purple Palace Nanjing 4*
Number of rooms: 255
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#88 Luxury Hotel in Nanjing
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“Rooms in the main building are very old & musty ~ if you must stay here (not recommended), request a room in the new building”
  • moldy, stained carpet
  • very old furniture, with cigarette burns
  • very old woodwork & moldy carpet edges
  • moldy, peeling wall paper
heidi1414, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a water view.”
albert_davet, 26 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Stay somewhere else”
tnu, 26 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Ask to see the rooms before you book or finalize your arrangements at the front desk. Though we booked through c-trip, we did get a better room by looking and choosing the one we liked best. The photos on c-trip were not really representative of the actual rooms.”
Ccabell, 4 Oct 2012 | Read review
“All rooms have view on the lake. Best on 2F.”
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gilsbgS, 18 Aug 2011 | Read review
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