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The Orignal Site of Astor Hotel

No.199 Jiefang North Road, Heping District, Tianjin 301508, China
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A bit of chinese modern history

I liked because it is a visit where you can get some knowledge about modern chinese history. It has... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2014
irisangel2013
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Beijing
Western Grandeur in China

As soon as you walk in the lobby you notice 3 things. The immense winding staircase on the left... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2014
bedwards1951
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Jensen Beach, Florida
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No.199 Jiefang North Road, Heping District, Tianjin 301508, China
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Reviewed 13 May 2014

I liked because it is a visit where you can get some knowledge about modern chinese history. It has a small museum you can visit for free. If you want you can stay at this hotel and feel how was living in the end of...More

Thank irisangel2013
Reviewed 4 April 2014

As soon as you walk in the lobby you notice 3 things. The immense winding staircase on the left, the huge tea atrium ahead and the mural of the harbor over the front desk. That alone is worth the visit but there is a museum...More

3  Thank bedwards1951
Reviewed 3 April 2014

A short but interesting history of the hotel and the notable events that it has played a part in over the past 100 years.

Thank Dwhits125
Reviewed 6 March 2014

I did not expect to see this type of beautiful architecture, very well maintained. It is really cool. To see this kind of European style on such a grand scale gives one a new perspective of this city.

1  Thank foodie808
Reviewed 5 March 2014

A surprisingly enjoyable museum in the basement of this historic hotel which gives you rich accounts of the emergence of Tianjin and the hotel from the 19th century to present day. I also enjoyed a lovely buffet lunch in the hotel.

Thank kakw123
Reviewed 20 February 2014

This wasn't a huge hall of exhibitions but instead it was located on the basement of the hotel. Exhibition area wasn't tiny though. It is a must place to visit if you are interested in history of China during the last.... let's say.... 200 years....More

Thank FahJaFah
Reviewed 3 February 2014

What a fascinating little museum in the basement of the Hotel. 150 years of history is covered extremely well and is well worth the visit. Afternoon tea for 2 is very pleasant and at only 98rmb makes for a nice visit to this lovely venue.

Thank Allen H
Reviewed 2 February 2014

It is really nice to see this old hotel, and check the ability to transform in a new hotel by Chinese. The museum in the basement is unmissed to know the history of the hotel and Tianjin. Enjoy!

Thank Abala S
Reviewed 27 November 2013

Lovely Setting for the hotel with the Haihe River one side and square with gardens the other. Beautiful atrium for afternoon tea, with a Chinese slant on the traditional! Museum is fascinating and you can just walk in and ask to go round for a...More

1  Thank Heather S
Reviewed 24 October 2013

The hotel is historical (150 years old) but is well maintained. It was located in the English zone of Tianjin in the past ad many other attractive buildings around. It is worth visitng and have a drink or meal there which is reasonable in prize....More

1  Thank JKWD
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