Qingdao is a beautiful seaside city. It's well-known as a seaside holiday resort for its red roofs, green trees, blue sky, and charming beaches.
Being a former colonial city, it still retains traces of western cultures. You can experience both the ancient and the modern in Qingdao.
There is a large selection of hotels ranging from four to five stars in Qingdao. A number of these hotels are located in the center of the city, and some are located near some of Qingdao's most famous and popular scenic spots. For five-star hotels, China Odyssey Tours recommends Shangri-La Hotel. For four-star hotels, Holiday Inn Qingdao City Centre is recommended. These hotels are located in the center of the commercial and entertainment districts of Qingdao, so the visitors staying at these hotels will have easy access to some of the city's most famous scenic spots. Many of the desk workers and concierges of each of Qingdao's major hotels can speak English, so the language barrier is not a problem. They will serve each guest with great hospitality and do everything in their ability to make visitors feel at home.
Qingdao's five-star hotels are all comprehensively-facilitated and are designed to make guests feel relaxed and refreshed after their daily tours. The facilities in Qingdao's four-star hotels are also well designed and managed. The major difference is in regards to location.
The room rates in Qingdao's hotels are within the norms of Chinese hotel prices. Most hotels usually have vacancies on most days. Qingdao will hold the Sailing Competitions of the 2008 Olympics, so hotel rooms are in high demand during this summer, so it is recommended that visitors make reservations in advance if they are planning to travel to Qingdao during this time.