17 Day Tibet Highland & Shangri-La (2011)
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Marriott Beijing City Wall
This stunning landmark hotel in the center of Beijing is the largest Marriott Hotel outside the U.S. with 1312 rooms that are elegantly decorated, featuring the Marriott's trademark "New Bedding".
All rooms are luxuriously appointed with amenities that ensure a comfortable stay and equipped with 37" LCD TV, safe, IDD, high-speed Internet access and a spacious work desk, and bathroom with separate bathtubs & standing shower. Its spacious room size is 460 square feet on average.
Beijing Marriott Hotel City Wall features 7 distinctive restaurants, bars and entertainment venues full of gastronomic delights. The hotel's various facilities and services including Quan SPA, a fitness center, an indoor-heated swimming pool, 24-hour room service, laundry, high-end shops, gold key service, private chamberlain and a stay to remember.
The hotel is within walking distance to the Tiananmen Square and the Silk Alley.
The hotel features Free Wi-Fi in lobby and public area.
Pullman Shanghai Skyway Hotel
A perfect deluxe hotel near Shanghai 2010 World Expo venues! Pullman Skyway Shanghai is about 130 yards from the metro from where you have easy and convenience access to the World Expo venues.
The 52 story (680 feet) tower of the Pullman Shanghai Skyway Hotel is one of the new landmarks of modern Shanghai, and is, by far, the second highest hotel in Shanghai, only second to the famed Jinmao Tower, which is the highest hotel in East Asia. The building cost of this amazing property is USD$235 million.
Conveniently located in the affluent Luwan District and in the popular Xu Jia Hui shopping & commercial area, the hotel is ideal for China Spree travelers to explore Shanghai's various sites.
This new hotel features 654 spacious and lavishly decorated rooms. All rooms are equipped with individually-controlled air-conditioning, cable TV, mini-bar, complimentary tea and coffee, electronic lock and IDD telephone. The en suite bathroom is well-stocked with toiletries and a hairdryer.
A hearty international buffet breakfast awaits you every morning at Zaffrann Restaurant on the hotel's 49th-floor, where you enjoy a stunning view of the Huang Pu River in the east, the famous Xu Jia Hui shopping area in the west, and the popular Xin Tian Di and Nanjing Road shopping street in the north.
Visit hotel website at Pullman Shanghai Skyway Hotel. The hotel is currently managed by the French Pullman Hotels & Resorts.
Jardin Secret Hotel Lhasa
Like an emerald on the bank of Lhasa River, the Jardin Secret Hotel is considered the local best in Tibet, with easy access to the city center and Lhasa's major points of interest.
The hotel opened in May 2007, and features free high speed internet access in hotel room, and free Wi-Fi in hotel lobby.
The Tibetan style architecture showcases key elements of traditional Tibetan art while still providing the comfort of modern facilities.
The hotel has 200 tastefully decorated rooms featuring individually-controlled air-conditioning, broadband internet access, cable TV with in-house movies, a refrigerator and mini bar, supplemental oxygen, and international long-distance direct dial (IDD) telephone service. The en suite bathroom is well-stocked with toiletries and includes a hairdryer.
Hotels of this standard were not available before 2007. Staying at this beautiful and clean hotel is an important part of your adventure in Tibet. It will enhance your travel experience and provides you with a refreshing oasis where you can rest your body while acclimatizing to the high elevation (11,000 feet). Travelers to Tibet no longer need to put up with primitive hotel accommodations.
Chengdu Tibet Hotel
The Chengdu Tibet Hotel is an ideal rest stop, and a preview of your Tibet adventure. The hotel is owned by the government of the Tibet Autonomous Region, and was built as a starting point to provide a full range of services for Tibet - bound tourists.
This river-front hotel, on the Funan River, is centrally located with easy access to the city center, local shopping areas, and Chengdu's major points of interest.
This Tibetan style architecture, in the style of Lhasa's holy Potala Palace, has 300 elegantly decorated rooms. The decor is in the traditional Tibetan style, equipped with modern facilities. The spacious rooms feature wool carpets, private bathrooms with tub and shower, broadband internet access, satellite TV, in-house movies with CNN and HBO, etc.
Although this hotel is officially given a 5-star rating by Chinese tourism authorities, China Spree considers it somewhat over-rated.