Must see hotels in Shandong

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    Top Choice

    Kaiyue Hostel

    This spacious, sociable, friendly and helpful hostel in a historic church at the junction of Sifang Lu and Jining Lu has a lively congregation. They come…

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    Top Choice

    Qufu International Youth Hostel

    This welcoming hostel at the north end of Gulou Beijie has particularly clean rooms and very comfortable beds. The twin rooms are better value than the…

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    Shān Yǔ Hǎi

    Hidden down a fascinating maze of historic residential alleyways – known collectively as Spring Alley (泉巷, Quán Xiàng) – this welcoming guesthouse with…

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    Villa Inn

    In a quiet enclave of oceanside villas, this modern, wonderfully located 15-room hotel is a great choice for seaside seekers. You'll have to stump up at…

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    MG Hotel

    This sharp and sassy new hotel, close to the beach, has helpful, English-speaking staff and modern rooms that are comfortable despite being small. The…

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    Wheat Youth Hostel

    This lovely Old Town hostel is in a beautiful, restored pīcháiyuàn, the courtyard apartments of 1920s Qingdao, and within a 10-minute walk of the train…

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    Golden Gulf Hotel

    This impressive top-end hotel has a superb location, overlooking the sea and backing onto the park. Rooms are bright and well maintained, staff are…

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    Shānxī Huìguǎn

    The excellent former Hongmen International Youth Hostel – housed within the charming courtyards of an old guild hall once attached to Guandi Temple – was…

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    Yuzuo Hotel

    This attractive hotel beside Dai Temple’s north gate, and within the temple's outer walls, was purposely kept to two storeys out of respect for its…

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    Shandong Machinery Hotel

    With a ground-floor coffee shop and an international ticketing office on the premises, staff here know how to cater to non-Mandarin-speaking guests. The…

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    Gucun Inn

    This earthy choice has clean, simple, spacious rooms in a courtyard house with chickens roaming the yard. The friendly Zhang family running the place also…

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    Taishan International Youth Hostel

    This large youth hostel has clean, spacious rooms with pine furnishings and nice firm beds. Staff are very helpful and the location is ideal. Free laundry…

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    Hi Inn

    Rooms are tiny at this budget chain hotel, but they're very clean and tidy, and come with TV, kettle and a small desk. This is also one of the few…

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    Dengba International Youth Hostel

    Located in a peaceful, tree-lined neighbourhood with plenty of cheap, locals restaurants nearby, this slightly run-down but very friendly hostel has tatty…

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    Oceanwide Elite Hotel

    This dignified five-storey hotel benefits from a superb seafront location overlooking Zhan Bridge and Qingdao Bay. Little touches like complimentary…

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    Jinjiang Inn Select

    This elegant branch of the dependable Jinjiang Inn brood has a calming lobby area leading to smart rooms, some of which look out over the small, central,…

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    Zi Yue Man Ju Hotel

    Smack-bang in the middle of the old town, this attractive, traditional-style but brand-new hotel has large, bright, modern rooms with comfy beds and…

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    Sofitel Silver Plaza

    This five-star hotel in the commercial district is an excellent option, with immaculate rooms, attentive staff and a 49th-floor revolving restaurant.

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    Queli Hotel

    This 30-year-old traditional-style hotel is the fanciest place to stay inside the old-town walls. Staff are courteous and friendly and some speak English,…

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    Shangri-La Hotel

    The Shangri-La brand is a reliable symbol of excellence throughout China, and particularly so in this outstanding hotel. We could point to the stylish and…