'A bird doesn't sing because it has no answer. It sings because it has a song', these were the wise words said by the Canton silk and tea trader Eshing. Guangzhou has a very twisted and complicated past, which can be felt all over poetry of their people. The Portuguese, the Spanish, Arabian people and Indians once all traded and settled in the city. The majority of population in Guangzhou are Chinese but there are multiple and diverse cultures that bond the locals together. There are more than 1000 hotels in Guangzhou to choose from, once you decide to come take a look at this unique place.
Stay comfortable and stay on a budget
You might think that all cheap hotels in Guangzhou are all the same. Truth is, they aren't. A budget hotel here can match a luxury one both in comfort and services. Take for example the Home Inn Xiao Xi Guan which offers its guests car rental services to move around the city. All of the rooms have Wi-Fi, sofas, flat-screen TVs and a kitchens with microwaves. The bathrooms are equipped with hair dryers, slippers and toiletries. Don't ever underestimate cheap hotels in this town. Other budget options worth considering include the following hotels in Guangzhou: Hanting Express, Jinjian Inn, Motel 168 and Ibis Guangzhou Huangshi.
For the luxury seeker in Guangzhou
There are more than 300 hotels in Guangzhou that are considered classy. Thus, it can be really overwhelming to make a final decisions. A few footsteps away from the Shipaiqiao subway station is the Fraser Suites Guangzhou which offers luxurious self-catering apartments. These apartments feature home entertainment systems and modern interiors. Free Wi-Fi is not only available in the rooms but throughout the whole property. It also 3 minutes' walk from the Taikoo Hui and 10 minutes' walk from the Tee Mall shopping Center. Baiyan International airport is 45 minutes' drive while Guangzhou tower is 15 minutes' drive. The rooms are very spacious and bright with all the rooms featuring floor-to-ceiling windows and contemporary decor. Each room includes a washing machine, ironing facilities and an iPod docking station. A microwave, fridge and stove can be found in a fully furnished kitchen. You can choose to work out in the fitness center or even rent a car to go sightseeing. The front desk works 24 hours with room services made available. Enjoy the buffet breakfast in the on-site dining room.
Other Guangzhou hotels offering a same level of service include The Garden Hotel Guangzhou, Four Seasons Guangzhou, Langham Place Guangzhou, Guangzhou Baiyun Hotel and the Guangzhou Xichang Hostel.
Sights in Guangzhou
The eight sites in the city that are frequented by visitors include Tayao Xicheng, Zhushui Liuguang, Yunshan Diecui, Yuexiu Fenghua, Guci Liufang, Liwan Shengjing, Kecheng Jinxiu and Shidi Changwan. Parks and gardens include Baiyun Mountain, Yuexui Park, People's Park, Luhu Park, Dongshanhu Park, Liuhuahu Park, Liwanhu Park, Yuntain Garden, Martyr Park, The Pearl River Park and the South China Botanical Garden. With city having a humid, hot sub-tropical environment it's still a favorable place to enjoy one's vacation, business trip or honeymoon. Whatever reason you are in Guangzhou, you will always feel the warmth and the friendliness of the locals.