Dalian, China: Where To Stay To Enjoy Modern Accommodation - Updated 2023

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Dalian is a historic financial hub of northeast China, at the southernmost tip of the Liaodong Peninsula. It has evolved into one of the most modern cities in China and is a very popular destination for national and international travelers. In addition to modern and affordable accommodation, Dalian, one of China’s busiest seaports, has many cultural and historic attractions that are excellent to visit by yourself or with your family and it is where to stay when visiting China.

1. Shangri-La Hotel (from USD 86)

Located in the bustling business district of Dalian, the Shangri-La Hotel is a 20-minute drive from Dalian International Airport. This luxury hotel provides a complimentary weekend shuttle to popular attractions, such Xinghai Square, Shengya Ocean World, Tiger Beach, and Pole Aquarium. The Dalian Shopping District, including Carrefour, Friendship Stores, and Times Square are within walking distance. The Shangri-La Hotel features a beautiful garden that reveals the harmony of natural beauty and provides a wonderful, relaxing, and restful respite from your busy and exciting activities.

Shangri-La Dalian

Wheelchair accessible

Address: No.66, Renmin Road
915 meters (0.6 mi) from Zhongshan Square

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24 -hour front desk Tennis court Fitness centre Garden

2. Furama Hotel Dalian (from USD 133)

The Furama Hotel Dalian opened its doors in 1988 and it was the very first five-star, deluxe hotel in Dalian. It has 620 large and comfortable sea view rooms, which are the largest and most luxurious guest rooms and suites in northeast China. The Furama Hotel Dalian has the advantage of being a pioneer in serving the city and boasting the best guest rooms.

Furama Hotel Dalian

Wifi Available

Address: No.60, Renmin Road
833 meters (0.6 mi) from Zhongshan Square

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24 -hour front desk Tennis court Sauna

3. Bayshore Hotel (from USD 87)

The beachfront Bayshore Hotel is a luxurious hotel, with European character, that provides picturesque views of Heishi Reef Bay and the Dalian skyline. Popular attractions within a ten-minute walk of the hotel include the Sun Asia Ocean World, Xinhai Park, and Xinghai Square.

Bayshore Hotel Dalian

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: No.32 C1 Sector, Xinghaiwan Square
7.67 km (4.8 mi) from Zhongshan Square

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24 -hour front desk Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

4. InterContinental Dalian (from USD 81)

The InterContinental Dalian Hotel is located between Zhongshan and Youhao Square in downtown Dalian. It is within convenient walking distance from the Qingniwa and Tianjin Street shopping district and it is also in close proximity to many of the other popular attractions in Dalian. Visitors can enjoy western and Asian dishes on the premises at Cafe@6, relish in Cantonese dishes and light snacks at the Chinese restaurant, and can indulge in seafood and Italian food at the Piccolo Italian Restaurant.

InterContinental Dalian, an IHG Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: No.6, Youhao Square
348 meters (0.3 mi) from Zhongshan Square

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24 -hour front desk Fitness centre Terrace

5. Aloft Dalian Hotel (from USD 54)

The Aloft Dalian Hotel is located in downtown Dalian. This hotel is rated as one of the best value accommodations in Dalian! Guests are saying that this hotel offers more for their money when compared to other properties in Dalian. The Aloft Dalian is only 2,297 feet (700 meters) from Dalian Friendship Square and a 5-minute walk from Zhongshan Square, which is a great choice for visitors interested in seafood, local cuisine, and friendly locals. You can revel in the scrumptious meals provided by the on-site Nook Restaurant, where both Chinese and Western cuisine is available.

Aloft Dalian

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: No.18-1, Luxun Road
277 meters (0.2 mi) from Zhongshan Square

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24 -hour front desk Fitness centre

5 best value private accommodations in Dalian

1. Anderson’s home

This charming apartment is located in the heart of Dalian’s most flourishing shopping district. It is a three-minute walk from the subway, which can take you anywhere in the warm city of Dalian - shopping, dining, and other attractions are only minutes away. They have prepared a comfortable bed and lovely furnishings for you and you will love this little home, during your stay. It is ideal for 3-4 people and quite suitable for couples, adventurers traveling alone, or a family.

Dalian, Liaoning, China
4.68 km (3.0 mi) from Zhongshan Square
128 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
kitchen is in fair size and functional
washroom is clean and good size
great location and value for money
the apartment is very convenient to a lot of affordable restaurants and market place for fresh seafood and fruit
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2. Modern loft for you (from 80 USD)

This iconic apartment loft is located centrally, in the area of Jiefang Road, Dalian. It is only minutes from the coastal road, which takes you to the attractions of Tiger Beach, Fisherman’s Wharf, and Fujiazhuang, one of the best scenic areas of Dalian. The loft is also in close proximity to museums, theaters, fine dining, and entertainment.

Modern Loft for You

Price: from 80 USD

Number of Guests: 4

3. Leo’s 1 bedroom private apartment

Encounter the ultimate Airbnb experience in this Spanish style, one bedroom apartment. The furnishings are elegant and high quality and the relaxing ambiance and scenery on the balcony are very pleasing. The home is centrally located, elegantly furnished, ‘spic & span’ clean, and you will receive delicious and nutritious meals, served by the friendly and interesting host. Many popular attractions are within walking distance and the host will ensure that your stay will be very safe and secure.

Dalian, Liaoning, China
7.09 km (4.5 mi) from Zhongshan Square
29 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

4. Xiaohui’s apartment facing the sea (from 30 USD)

This cozy, one-bedroom apartment is located in wide open space and only a 10 minutes’ walk from the city’s largest nature park – Labor Park. When you look out the window, you will see the breathtaking sight of the city skyline and a wondrous view of the sea. A couple-cozy apartment for two people, located in the heart of a quiet district, and 15 minutes’ walk from the city center with all of the attractions, entertainment, and dining. All the facilities in the apartment can be used, including cooking and laundry. The apartment is within a three minutes’ walk to farmers markets, shopping venues, and restaurants.

Xiaohui's Apartment Facing the Sea

Price: from 30 USD

Number of Guests: 2

5. One bedroom apartment near Xinghai Square

This apartment is in an elegant environment, amidst the beautiful scenery of north-central Dalian. It is right in the middle of the Xinghai Bay Business District, close to Xinghai Park. To the east, you can see Lotus Hill and to the south is the Yellow Sea. Surrounded by Xinghai Square, the accommodation is at the center of the tourism and business circles and is situated only nine or ten minutes from Sun Asia Ocean World, Xinghai Square, Xinghai Bay Beach, and one-stop shopping, for all your needs. The room is wide and bright, warm and comfortable. Rest and relax during the quiet time while listening to the sound of the sea as your restful soul returns to the quiet, welcoming room when your activities are finished for the day.

Dalian, Liaoning, China
6.48 km (4.1 mi) from Zhongshan Square
77 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
the apartment was well kept and clean
the apartment was very clean and all stuff such as towels slippers toothbrush was provided
the host was great and communication went very smoothly
the house owner is so nice and amicable
the host is a really good man and the house is tidy and clean
ying was very friendly and helpful
this place was great the location is perfect very close to xinghai square
nice place to stay convenient location close to xinggai squara
it isn't a central location but cab rides are so cheap and easy
very quiet comfortable and safe
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Excellent value with service and amenities in mind

Accommodation is usually one of the biggest costs when traveling, so it is important you plan well to optimize the value of every dollar you spend. These five hotels and five Airbnb listings, in Dalian, offer you excellent value for your buck. And remember, Dalian is a destination full of attractions, suitable for everyone, whether for a family getaway or a couple’s vacation.

We hope, with this list of Booking.com and Airbnb accommodation, you find accommodation that will satisfy both the lively young ones and the more relaxed, older members of your family. Everyone deserves to have a good time! And in Dalian, you can do just that by staying in accommodation with the perfect amenities to fit your needs!

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