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“Wonderful staff nice cozy hutong” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Michael's House
Ranked #46 of 6,442 Hotels in Beijing
Certificate of Excellence
New York City, New York
1 review
“Wonderful staff nice cozy hutong”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2012

I picked this hotel strictly because of trip advisor's comments and was pleased with the outcome. The hotel was cute inside. The common area was relaxing. We only stayed for three nights but our room was clean and cozy. Breakfast was very fulfilling. The best part of my experience was one of the staff members. The whole time we were there the same young woman helped us. She was extremely helpful and sweet and she really made our stay wonderful. Thanks Amy!!! The one thing that threw us off at first was the location of the hotel. The taxi driver had a hard time finding it and once he dropped us off it was late out and it took a minute to realize it was down an alleyway. The location is definitely not close to any other hotels. It is located in like an authentic chinese neighborhood(which was fine for us) but it is close to the train which was great! We had a great time overall!!

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Icia13
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Bloomington, Indiana
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96 reviews
78 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2012

Authentic Beijing accommodation, with an atmospheric lush courtyard, lovely, polite and responsive service, and good varied hot breakfast. Convenient location, quiet, as are most guests; no more than 15 minutes' walk from the underground, although to reach the B&B you need to pass a smelly alley (food carts and stoves in the evening). Their toilets sometimes clog up. Free WiFi, erratic at times. Rooms a bit dark.

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Nostramadeus
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Iraq
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2012

We stayed 7 nights at Michael's at the beginning of February and found this little gem wonderful. As other reviews point out, the rooms are comfortable and the staff is English speaking and superb. Breakfast is included, which is good and filling to get you on your way. Food choices in Beijing are overwhelming to say the least. If your wanting Chinese, the selection abounds in this area or you can venture by taxi to TA recommended sites. We also found a nice pizza place (Laker's) down the block which serves pretty decent fare at reasonable prices. All in all an enjoyable stay in Beijing, Michael's is a definite return location, highly recommend.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank JDW62
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2012

My boyfriend and I stayed here for 4 nights in January and had a great time. It's really close to the metro and there are some good restaurants just two minutes away. The hotel is lovely, the rooms are cosy and warm with plenty of space and the courtyard is great to relax in. Best of all were the staff. They were all so helpful and friendly and we spent many an evening just hanging out in the courtyard with them, playing hacky-sack! Thanks for giving us such a great experience in China!

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank BexL0nd0n
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2012

Michaels was a great place for our family with 2 young children. The staff couldnt do enough to help us. The room was clean and we had enough room to sleep all of us. Its down an alley so away from the noise and i love its location. We we able to be a bit away from the tourists and see first hand what every day life is like. Each room faces onto the covered courtyard so we were able to let the children play while we could relax. The staff made the children very welcome. I would recommend this hotel to my friends and stay there again. Dont forget to get your destination written in chinese by staff for taxi drivers.

  • Stayed October 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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4 Thank mablloyd
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Property: Michael's House
Address: South Yard No.1 Zhiqiang North Garden, Haidian District, Beijing 100088, China
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Region: China > Beijing > Houhai
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#13 Family Hotel in Beijing
#21 Best Value Hotel in Beijing
#28 Romantic Hotel in Beijing
#36 Business Hotel in Beijing
Price range (per night): RM292 - RM664
Hotel Class:3 star — Michael's House 3*
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
enjoying a convenient location,the hotel offers you traditional ambiance and modern facilities with guestrooms to suit all budgets.decorated with a variety of main colours, all rooms have individual styles.enjoy the afternoon tea with your friends under the glass roof and feel as if you are going back in time. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Michael`s House Hotel Beijing
Michaels Hotel Beijing
Beijing Michaels Hotel

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