Agoda has more than 1,600 hotels in more than 100 locations across China. Of these properties, some stand out due to their location, style, amenities, level of service and value for money. Based on these factors and on what Agoda customers are saying in their hotel reviews, we've come up with a shortlist of hot properties.
Bangkok, Thailand (PRWEB) December 22, 2009
Agoda.com, Asia's leading hotel booking site and a subsidiary of Priceline.com (Nasdaq: PCLN), has drawn up its Top 10 China Hotels for Winter 09/10 to help travelers get the most out of one of the world's most enticing destinations.
Mr. Wilfred Fan, Vice President of Business Development at Agoda, said: "Agoda has more than 1,600 hotels in more than 100 locations across China. Of these properties, some stand out due to their location, style, amenities, level of service and value for money. Based on these factors and on what Agoda customers are saying in their hotel reviews, we've come up with a shortlist of hot properties."
1. Shangri-La Hotel, Harbin
Early bird: get a Superior Room for as little as USD145
The International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival transforms Harbin into a true winter wonderland. The Shangri-La Hotel is a great choice as it's right next to the river, where many of the sculptures are built.
2. Langham Place Mongkok Hotel, Hong Kong
Early bird: Book a Vital Place room and pay as little as USD 155
WinterFest in Hong Kong turns one of Asia's most captivating cities into a fabulous festive destination. The stylish Langham Place Mongkok Hotel is a top choice with Agoda members for its boutique rooms and excellent service.
3. The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel, Macau
Rates as low as USD239
Macau fits myriad attractions into a small space: shopping, beaches, casinos and a colorful colonial history. When staying in Macau, our customers love the Venetian's spacious rooms and excellent service.
4. Kapok Hotel, Beijing
All room types: 25% discount over winter. Rates as low as USD52
Beijing is arguably at its most beautiful during winter. Kapok Hotel is a favorite among Agoda customers due to its proximity to the Forbidden City and its super-modern Zen-inspired design.
5. Citadines Xi'an Central Hotel, Xi'an
Book a 1 Bedroom Deluxe Suite for as little as USD66
Xi'an is home to the Terracotta Warriors and boasts ancient city walls. The Citadines Xi'an Central Hotel is favored by Agoda travelers for its convenience to the airport shuttle, its kitchen facilities and its stylish décor.
6. Days Inn, Shenzhen
Book a Superior Twin Room for as low as USD 59 until 31 January.
Shoppers can stretch their dollar further here than in neighboring Hong Kong. The Days Inn Hotel in the Dongmen shopping area is commended for its proximity to malls, restaurants and trains.
7. Taipei Fullerton South, Taipei
Get an Executive Room for as low as USD116
Winter is the perfect time to visit Taipei's hot springs. Agoda customers love the Taipei Fullerton South for its friendly staff, calm ambience and proximity to the train station.
8. @ Gallery Suites Hotel, Shanghai
Early bird: Book an Art Deco Suite for as low as USD 95
Shanghai really lights up in winter as street bazaars and special events fill the city. Agoda customers love the romantic décor of @ Gallery Suites Hotel - a luxurious boutique property close to bars, restaurants and subways.
9. Jianguo Hotel, Guangzhou
Book any room type for as low as USD85, minimum 3 nights.
Guangzhou is truly magical come wintertime. Agoda members loved the Jianguo Hotel's great access to trains from Hong Kong, its sleek modern rooms and proximity to shops.
10. Oriental Riverside, Shanghai
Book a Superior Garden View room for as low as USD76, minimum stay 3 nights.
The Oriental Riverside Hotel on the bank of the Huang Pu River has a top location. Agoda customers loved its plush modern rooms, English-speaking staff and proximity to restaurants, bars and shopping.
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Note to Editors
About Agoda Company Pte Ltd:
Agoda Company Pte Ltd (http://www.agoda.com) is a leading, Asia-based, online hotel reservations company, which specializes in securing the lowest discount hotel prices. Agoda.com is part of Priceline.com (Nasdaq:PCLN). Agoda's network includes over 7,000 hotels in Asia-Pacific and more than 100,000 worldwide. The multinational staff of 350 professionals, located throughout Asia, provides a first-rate reservation service that uniquely combines local knowledge and local connections to provide the best hotel deals to both business and leisure travelers.
In addition, Agoda customers participate in the Agoda Rewards Program, earning further discounts and free stays. Unlike programs that limit travelers to a single chain, the Agoda Rewards Program allows customers to redeem Rewards Points at thousands of hotels around the globe, at any time. A member of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), Agoda's aim is to promote travel by making it more affordable and more accessible to more people.