Plaza Holiday Inn Hotel

Jiayuguan, China

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  • High standard of accommodation with tastefully-decorated and comfortable guestrooms

  • Splendid base for exploring the Gansu region

  • Friendly helpful staff and good range of onsite facilities

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China’s ancient Silk Road spans 3 vast provinces, stretching from the city of Xian in Shaanxi province through to the westerly terminus at Kashgar in Xinjiang province, close to the border of Kyrgyzstan. With such a vast range of terrain and topography, there are significant climatic changes as you follow this hallowed trading route across China. Xian’s continental climate makes it pleasant year-round, with more rain during the summer months, mirrored by the cities of Lanzhou, Jiayuguan and Dunhuang in Gansu province. It is only as you cross into the more rugged, arid terrain of Xinjiang that the variations in temperature become more apparent. Summers are scorching and winters are bone-chillingly cold, with snow on the mountains and huge temperature variations from morning to night. May is a spectacular time to traverse the Silk Road, as the snow begins to melt and the meadows spring to life with lush green pasture and wild flowers. Autumn is similarly pleasant, with less extreme temperatures and whilst the summers are very hot, the oasis towns across the desert region are bountiful with flowers and fruits and the humidity is low in the westerly reaches of the Silk Road.

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Description

A wonderful refuge after a day of sightseeing and travelling, the Plaza Holiday Inn Jiayuguan offers plush and comfortable accommodation with a range of dining options, gym, beauty salon with massage services and games room.

Enjoying a good location just a 25-minute drive from Jiayuguan Airport, the Plaza Holiday Inn offers sophisticated accommodation and facilities, both of an international standard. There is a range of plush, spacious and tastefully-appointed rooms; friendly and helpful staff; choice of dining options; beauty salon with massage services; fitness centre with table tennis and a games room. After a day travelling the Silk Road or a long day sightseeing, it is a marvellous sanctuary to return to.
 
There are 114 rooms with classic and elegant décor including sumptuous jewel-coloured fabrics, premium linens, grand furniture and furnishings, patterned carpets and modern en-suite bathrooms. Standard amenities include air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, cable TV and fridge. Room rates include breakfast and a non-smoking floor is available.The hotel has both a Chinese and Western restaurant, a bar, café and teahouse. Other facilities include a gym, table tennis, beauty salon with massage facilities and games room for billiards, Mahjong, poker and chess.

 

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Accommodation

The rooms are tastefully decorated with a good range of modern amenities. En-suite bathrooms include shower but no bathtub. Opt for a Suite for extra space and comfort.

Childcare

Children are welcome at the hotel and babysitting may be available on request.

Facilities

Facilities include both Chinese and Western restaurants, a bar, café and teahouse for relaxing over refreshments. For the active there is a gym, table tennis table and games room with billiard table, while the beauty salon offers relaxing treatments including massage.

Activities

Guests can enjoy a work-out at the gym, a relaxing massage, game of table tennis or relax in the games room. The hotel is well-placed for exploring the wonderful scenery of the Gansu region, through which the famous Silk Road trading route ran, leaving behind a legacy of ancient towers, forts and statues to explore.

Experiences

  • Iconic Jiayuguan

    Spend the day visiting Jiayuguan Pass Fort, the western end of the Great Wall of China and Wei Jin tombs, dated between the 3rd and 5th century. Time permitting and if you are happy to start your day early, we can visit the Great Wall Museum as well.

Holiday Ideas

  • Best of Silk Road

    Zhangye, Jiayuguan, Dunhuang, Turpan, Urumqi, Kuqa & Kashgar

    from £4700 pp inc flights & transfers for 11 nights

    • Get special access to visit restricted caves at the world famous Mogao Caves of Dunhuang.
    • Explore the iconic Jiayuguan Fort and Overhanging Great Wall at Jiayuguan.
    • Unravel architectural wonders of Bezeklik Thousand Buddha caves and the ancient Jiaohe ruins with a history of over 2,500 years.

Location & directions

Jiayuguan, China

The hotel is located an 8-minute drive from from Jiayuguan Railway Station and is 25-minutes by car from Jiayuguan Airport.

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