Qinhuangdao is a northern coastal port and is renowned for its economic environment which entices tourists, particularly during summer. The beautiful coast is great for exploring the forests, lakes, springs and temples, in the mountains. Qinhuangdao is laden with history and culture, with the last port to the Great Wall and the Shanhaiguan Gate Tower on visitors must-see lists.
Just like the name, this hotel exudes grandness from the outside, all the way to your room. The Grand Hotel Qinhuangdao is ideal for feeling like royalty on holiday - the rooms are spacious with garden and sea views and now have floor to ceiling windows - perfect for living like a celebrity for a short while. If that’s not enough, the hotel also has a spa, tennis court and karaoke entertainment.
If you do choose to leave your luxurious hotel, the Xin’ao Underwater World, popular with visitors, is on your doorstep with only a 10-minute walk.
Grand Hotel Qinhuangdao
Address: No.2 Wentao, Haigang District, Haigang District, 066004 Qinhuangdao, China (see map)
Price: from 60 USD
This understated hotel is decorated simply, with recent refurbishment bringing the rooms to a total of 125. The hotel is well catered for foodies and those who like to try new dishes - lunch boasts over 15-20 dishes to choose from! The Ruyi Shanhai Hotel is centrally located and for the shoppers, the hotel has easy access to the New World Shopping Centre, which is within walking distance.The Qinhuangdao Olympic Sports Centre Stadium is just over one mile (1.6 kilometers) away, so there’s something for everybody.
Ruyi Shanhai Hotel
Address: No. 61 Hebei Street West Section, Haigang District, 066000 Qinhuangdao, China (see map)
Price: from 78 USD
Culture and nature lovers will adore this hotel, situated in a perfect location, with the popular tourist attraction, the People’s Park, just one mile (1.6 kilometers) away. The park is decorated with vast stretches of flowers, rockeries and waterfalls. Also, for those who love a little bit of relaxation, at the end of a long day exploring, bath robes and slippers are provided in each room. Relax and unwind!
Great Wall Hotel
Address: No. 202, Yanshan Avenue, Haigang District, 066001 Qinhuangdao, China (see map)
Price: from 51 USD
For those who love to relax and chill on their getaway, this is the perfect hotel. The Shangri-la Hotel boasts sea views and the beach is practically at your doorstep with only a two-minute walk. Situated in the Haigang District, it’s popular because of its relaxing atmosphere and friendly locals.
Address: No. 123, Hebin Road, Haigang District, 066000 Qinhuangdao, China (see map)
Price: from 137 USD
The Peninsula Season Apartments are in a fantastic location, in the centre of Qinhuangdao. The five-star hotel offers spacious apartments that are equipped with a small kitchen and are a great place for those who are on the go and like their own space. Long Jia Ying Train Station is just 25 minutes away.
Peninsula season Hotel and Apartments
Address: No.179 Wenhua Road, Haigang District, Haigang District, 066000 Qinhuangdao, China (see map)
Price: from 74 USD
This wonderful apartment is modern and equipped with three spacious bedrooms that can accommodate up to six people. The apartment offers an ideal beachfront vacation, located in the heart of Beidaihe Beach. Cited as one of the top ten places to watch the sunrise, tourists flock to Holy Pigeon Nest Park. This makes a truly unique and pleasant way to start a relaxing day, ahead.
Linhai luxury apartment
Price: from 38 USD
Number of Guests: 6
This luxurious apartment is decorated in a hotel style and accommodates guests needs, well. It offers picturesque sea views and is only 170 metres (557.7 feet) from the shore, making it ideal for a stroll to the beach and back. The apartment sleeps up to three guests with two beds and is suited more for small families.
Close to the sea, sun, beach, beer and surfing
Price: from 28 USD
Number of Guests: 3
8. Beidai River Cuifeng Farm Villa (from 754 USD (May seem pricey but it's meant to be split between 19 people, which makes it a steal))
For those who perhaps want something a little different than the average hotel, why not try a villa, accommodating large groups without losing style and luxury. This villa is large enough to sleep up to 19 people with eight bedrooms, five of them furnished with double beds, the other three are singles and the lounges are equipped with sofa beds.
The three-story villa is fully equipped with everything for your stay, including slippers and if the children get bored, a billiards room is available. Privacy is well respected and if you’re travelling in a big group, the villa offers five bathrooms to prevent arguments! The villa is located in the Beidai District and is ideal for a sandy getaway. However, if you wish to hire a car and explore, the villa has free parking. For those who want to stay in contact with the social media world, there is a computer and free Wi-Fi, on offer.
Beidai River Cuifeng Farm Villa
Address: No.32, Jianqiu Road, Beidaihe District, 066100 Qinhuangdao, China (see map)
Price: from 754 USD (May seem pricey but it’s meant to be split between 19 people, which makes it a steal)
A more traditionally decorated Chinese villa, this is spacious accommodation which offers a garden and sun terrace for those who love to sunbathe. The villa balconies overlook the beach and it sleeps six people with two rooms furnished with extra-large double beds and the other two, futon style single beds.
Each is fitted with their own private bathroom and comes with towels, robes and slippers, making guests feel very looked after and pampered. The villa also has a car to hire, on request, for those wishing to explore further. There is a local supermarket nearby to stock the fully equipped kitchen. Located on the beachfront, popular activities in the area are hiking and fishing, with the coastal town being known for its fishing port - a great way to spend an afternoon.
Yiying Xiyuan Villa
Address: No.5 Dajie Avenue Yishu Village, 066000 Qinhuangdao, China (see map)
Price: from 189 USD
Beach and nature lovers unite!
The wonderful town of Qinhuangdao has an array of beaches, on which you can relax and enjoy. With the sandy beaches, the peaceful parks and the historical sites, there are plenty of ways to enjoy this coastal town.
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