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Reviewed 6 April 2011

There is no better place for a tourist to stay in Beijing than at this hotel. The traditional courtyard hu tong along with the extremely friendly, helpful staff and owner made for a perfect holiday! The hotel is situated on a beautiful street of old hu tongs in a great location only a block away from Forbidden city, Tiananmen square...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 9 January 2011

This is a small frindly, personable, beautiful and very affordable hotel 5 minute walk from the metro, 10 from the entrance to the Forbidden City and Tiananmen square. The staff (Jaqueline and Maya during our stay) were extremely helpful and assisted with every request. Staying in the middle of low season (December) we paid approx $40/room (for 2 people) per...

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Aptos, California
Reviewed 9 September 2010

I stayed here for 4 nights in April with my husband and two children (ages 7 and 10). The two main reasons why we selected this hotel were 1) its location, and 2) the traditional courtyard design. First, the location is excellent--easy walking distance to Tienanmen Square and the Forbidden City, as well as Wangfujing Street and the Night Market....

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Madrid
Reviewed 5 August 2010

Excellent location. The rooms are fairly basic, as is the bathroom, chinese shower with no shower tray. The bed was big and very confortable. They offer a western berakfast (bacon & eggs, at a good price, but we preferred to get breakfast on a street, buying fresh yogurt in clay pots from the local shops. Staff were friendly with sufficient...

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Camas, Washington
Reviewed 7 April 2010

chose this courtyard style hotel after much research. we wanted a very central location, traditional beijing style, and great price. and this one satisfied all of our conditions. location: excellent. one block east of the forbidden city. hotel is in a Hutong, so no need for another hutong tour, we get a tour at least twice a day! 5mn walk...

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2Thank mimijj
Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 2 February 2010

I stayed at this hotel over Christmas of 2009. I wanted to stay in a "courtyard hotel" but found that most were a bit north of the Forbidden City (in a cool area in its own right). Having been to Beijing once before I realized that it might be nice to be a bit more closer / within walking distance...

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2Thank Brendan O
San Francisco
Reviewed 26 January 2010

We stayed here for 8 nights, the only problem we had was the bathroom, no shower curtain, so you have to be very careful, not to make the bathroom flooded when you shower. Safe and quiet neighborhood. Only 10 minutes walk to Tiananmen Square and the subway, 15 minutes walk to Wangfujing, we enjoyed walking in the city a lot,...

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Singapore
Reviewed 29 December 2009

The actual name of the hotel is the Tiananmen Yier Commercial Hotel. I’m not sure why it is listed as “Best Year” on this site. I stayed there from for 3 nights at the end of November. It is a small little quaint courtyard style hotel and the experience was just like staying at an uncle’s home – homely, friendly,...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 December 2009

Having stayed at a plush hotel in the previous Chengdu leg of my China tour, I chose to stay in a more basic and traditional hotel in Beijing, and the Tiananmen Best Year Courtyard was just what I wanted. Although the hotel is only 5 minutes walk from Tiananmen Square, it is not easy to find, and had my tour...

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Reviewed 15 December 2009

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
YiEr international Commercial Business Hotel is located in Nanchizi Street on the east of Forbidden City, which is luxury and pure Chinese style. There are two floors, 11 rooms. Including Standard room, special room,luxury room, lovers room and so on. The hotel is elegant, comfort, scenery around is very beautiful, and fitment is also top-rank, the standard is four stars. Each room has it’s own characteristics, it has IDD, internet, TV, air conditioning, 24 hours hot water and so on.. The most advantage of this hotel is it’s inimitable location, it is surround by famous places. On the west, working people’s culture palace stands there; Wangfujing streets is on the east; There is Donghuamen night market and Pudu fane on the north; Moreover, Tiananmen square, Qianmen street, national theater and Temple of heaven are all on the south. We will provide you various Beijing traditional cultural magazines of English version; you can read or buy it mail-order. We also help you to buy tickets for Beijing opera or acrobatic show, meanwhile, we will provide commentator for you. We also offer guide and cars for your travels in scenic spots and Hutong in Beijing, 24 hours dinner, business center service like internet, copy, fax, print, IDD and DDD, tickets order, money-exchanging and so on. Lease of whole hotel is on service too, including dinner, conference, entertaining and accommodation. We sincerely hope to provide you a comfort condition for your trip and wish that you will have a good memory in our hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tiananmen Best Year Courtyard Hotel

Address: No.1 Denglongku Alley, Nanchizi Main Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006, China (Formerly Yier International Hotel)
Region: China > Beijing > Tian'anmen / Wangfujing
Price Range: €49 - €79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Tiananmen Best Year Courtyard Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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