Very much geared towards the Asian community, adequate rooms which are basic with no English channels on the TV - breakfast was not good for Western tastes however the dining room was decked out with tea displays around the walls. Distinct smell of cigarettes throughout the hotel with Chinese guests always with a cigarette in hand, even the bedrooms smelt of stale smoke.
Staff generally did not speak English however the 2ladies who escorted us to and from the Canton Fair were brilliant and spoke very good English - they were the highlight of my stay always chatting to the guests.
If arriving by train from Hong Kong do not use the reception area by exit for a taxi, they will rip you off therefore walk around the corner and get a metered taxi which should only cost about 15 RMB, the cost to airport is around 130 from hotel.
Personally I would use another hotel geared towards Western standards.e
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