The Harbin Guide

Harbin, China, in a nutshell.

October 27, 2015
by Thomas
Comments Off on Harbin Modern Hotel

Harbin Modern Hotel

Harbin’s most historic hotel, the inappropriately named Modern celebrated its centenary inĀ 2006. Yet a closer analysis of its history reveals that this splendid corner building did not open until 1914, construction having started in 1913. The original use of “Modern” … Continue reading

Guest room at the Shangri-La Hotel Harbin.

January 24, 2015
by Theodora
Comments Off on Shangri-La Harbin

Shangri-La Harbin

Very reasonably priced for a Western brand five-star – though prices soar over the Ice Festival – the Harbin Shangri-La boasts riverside views, sauna, gym, spa and indoor pool. As isn’t uncommon when you go off the track in China, … Continue reading

Room at Heilongjiang Kunlun Hotel, Harbin.

February 14, 2013
by Theodora
Comments Off on Heilongjiang Kunlun Hotel

Heilongjiang Kunlun Hotel

Right opposite Harbin train station, the high-rise Heilongjiang Kunlun Hotel is a good value choice outside peak season, and a walkable distance from the action on Zhongyang Dajie and around. Rooms are classically styled with dark wood furnishings, TVs, kettles … Continue reading