Recommended hotel in Chengdu:
Chengdu is less touristic than other Chinese capitals, which means you can find hotels at much better rates. It also has good hostels and inns. We recommend staying in the centre (Tianfu Square) or near the river, where the atmosphere is lively.
- Smart Choice: BuddhaZen Hotel.
- Description: a quaint and traditional hotel located in one of the liveliest parts of the city, just 5 minutes walking from Whenshu Temple.
- Smart Link: you'll find the best rates at China Travel Depot.
- Price: 425CNY (approx. 60€ / 44£) double room breakfast included.
- Address: B6-6, Wenshufang Street, Qingyang District, Chengdu, China.
- How to get there: you better take a taxi (20min, 50CNY).
- See BuddhaZen Hotel at TripAdvisor.
Other recommended hotels in Chengdu:
- Mix Hostel: 80CNY double room with private bathroom (approx. 10€ - 8£). Very respectable hostel; clean and good atmosphere. Very close to our Smart Choice, but on the other side of the river. Bring your own towel or you'll have to book it there. Book at Hostel World. See Mix Hostel at TripAdvisor.
- The Loft Design Hostel: 90CNY double room with private bathroom (approx. 13€ / 10£). Also very respectable. Very original decor. Located in a lively area but more removed from points of interest. Book at Hostel World. See The Loft Design Hostel at TripAdvisor.
- Lazybones Hostel Boutique Poshpacker: 150-200CNY double room with private bathroom (approx. 15-22€ / ). It is well located and cozy. The hostel organized a lot of activities and the service is great. If you travel with kids it might be a good option since they have a play room for kids. You can't pay with card, so make sure you have cash with you. Book directly at Booking.
- Holiday Inn Express Chengdu Golou: 320-420CNY double room, breakfast not included. (approx. 45-60€ / 33-44£). Very respectable Holiday Inn very close to Tianfu Square. Book at their webpage. See Holiday Inn Express Chengdu Golou at TripAdvisor.
- Fraser Suites Chengdu: 800-1.000CNY double room, breakfast included (approx. 110-130€ / 80-95£). Luxury hotel with stylishly designed rooms. It has a fully equipped gym with swimming pool and a massage room. The hotel also offers steam and sauna facilities. Perfect location, right in the city center and next to the river. Book at China Trip. See the Fraser Suites Chengdu at TripAdvisor.