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21st Century Hotel
Hottest star of hotels in Dalian
tel: +86 (0)411 8288 1999
fax: +86 (0)411 8288 2999
address: 205 Zhongnan Road, Zhongshan District, Dalian, Liaoning, CN, 116001
The 21st Century Hotel is appropriately named for it truly is ultra-modern. Visitors can choose from lavish suites or smartly decorated standard rooms. Centrally located it is but a six-minute drive from downtown, three minutes from the harbor and just 20 minutes from the airport. The famous, visitor-friendly Hutan Park is also nearby. This hotel is popular with both vacationers and business people.
Three star hotel
tel: +86 (0)411 8280 6161
fax: +86 (0)411 8280 6980
address : 1 Jiefang Street, Zhongshan District, (at Zhongshan Square), Dalian, Liaoning, CN, 116001
The Bolan Hotel is perfectly located in the center of Dalian's business and financial district. The airport is just 20 minutes away and both the harbor and the railway station are less than 10 making it a favorite with the out-of-town business community. Besides offering great views of the seaport, the hotel also provides convenient on-site dining highlighted by a European style cafe and bar. In addition to Western dishes, its 24-hour restaurant offers a wealth of seafood and Chinese dishes too.
Gloria Plaza Hotel
Great rates and comfortable rooms
tel: +86 (0) 411 8280 8855
fax: +86 (0) 411 8280 8533
address: 5 Yi De St, (Zhong Shan District), Dalian, Liaoning
Positioned deep in Dalian's bustling downtown, this hotel is perfect for both vacationers and the business set. Its central location makes it easy to find public transportation and is only a five minute walk from both the harbor and the railway station, and just a 20 minute drive (depending on traffic) to the airport. As part of the Gloria Group chain, it offers a slew of amenities including tastefully decorated rooms and a fantastic on-site restaurant.
Liangyun (Good Fortune) Hotel
Four star hotel
tel: +86 (0)411 8272 8818; +86 (0)411 8258 9188
fax: +86 (0)411 8258 9238
address: 12 Wuwu Road, Zhongshan District,(south of Gangwan Square), Dalian, Liaoning, CN, 116001
This classic European designed hotel towers upward for 26 stories. Standard rooms and lavishly decorated presidential suites are available. Dining, shopping and entertainment options are so diverse that guests here never have to exit the building. A department store featuring everything from cosmetics to the latest fashions is well stocked. There is also a restaurant featuring different Chinese cuisines, and a happening nightclub for evening fun.
Minhang (National Airline) Mansion
Three-star hotel of Sino-Japanese joint-venture
tel: +86 (0)411 8363 3111
fax: +86 (0)411 8363 8211
address: 143 Zhongshan Road, (north of Laodong Park)
Dalian, Liaoning, CN, 116001
Minhang Mansion has the lofty distinction of being the first three-star Sino-Japanese joint-venture hotel in Dalian. Its handy downtown location positions it just minutes away from the airport, railway station and harbor. The business community especially favors this lodge for it offers a variety of office rooms ranging from 30- to 230- square meters. Each is wonderfully decorated and includes computer access.
Qiu Lin Women's Store
Most distinctive speciality store in Dalian
tel: +86 (0)411 8363 9260
fax: +86 (0)411 8363 6699
address: 108 Zhongshan Road, (in Qing Ni Wa business center)
Dalian, Liaoning, CN, 116001
This seven-story pink building is the first shopping complex in northeast China designed exclusively for women. The first four floors are crammed with a staggering variety of cosmetics, household appliances and the latest fashions by the top designers. The fifth floor houses a complete fitness center and a state-of-the-art beauty salon. A food court featuring Shanghai, Dalian and Thailand styled dishes crowns the top floor.
open hours: 9am-10pm daily
Sun City North
tel: +86 (0)411 8264 3318
address: 109 Youhao Road, Zhongshan District, (Youhao Square)
Dalian, Liaoning, CN, 116001
Established in 1993, Sun City has developed into a comprehensive enterprise that operates restaurants and entertainment centres. this seafood restaurant is one of its most successful operations. With famous chefs from Hong Kong and mainland China in its kitchen, it serves a variety of Cantonese dishes ranging from traditional to contemporary. The menu features many shark's fin dishes such as Hong Shao Da Bao Chi (Stir-fried Shark's Fin), Hai Dan Ya Xian Zhi (Sea Urchin Stewed with Duck) and Bao Zhi Hai Luo (Trumpet Conch in Abalone sauce).
open hours: 9am-midnight daily
average cost: 200 CNY
Tianfu Grand Hotel
Three-star foreign-related hotel
tel: +86 (0)411 8281 3188
address: 189 Tianjin Street, Zhongshan District, (beside Zhongshan Square), Dalian, Liaoning, CN, 116001
The Tianfu Grand Hotel has quite a name with both visitors and residents alike. Located directly across the street from Zhongshan Square, which is best known to locals as "Musical Square," it offers a vast variety of diversions right outside the front door including shopping. Onsite conveniences include KTV rooms, and a restaurant featuring Western dishes, Dalian seafood, and such local Chinese cuisine styles as Cantonese, Shandong and Sichuan.
Zhongshanfu Farmer's Restaurant
Chinese style with pure rural flavor
tel: +86 (0)411 8272 8698
address: Lobby Level, Seamen's Building, Gang Wan Qiao, Zhongshan District, Dalian, Liaoning,CN, 116001
This cozy restaurant with its wealth of traditional red and golden ornaments offers a menu that brings the tastes of the Chinese countryside into the city. The menu is wonderfully varied and features such dishes as Qi Cai Xian Mo (Colorful mushrooms), Nong Jia Xiao Dou (homemade beancurd), and Xiao Yu Tie Bing Zi (toasted bun with stewed fish). All dishes are reasonably priced.
nearest train: Bus 11 at Gang Wan Qiao
open hours: 9am-9pm daily
average cost: 20 CNY