We (family of 3) stayed in a suite room in July 2020 in this property. The location is excellent, directly at the Olympic Center, which offers to the months and towards the south miles walk at the
Also, there is a brand-new high-end shopping center just 5 minutes walk away, which has all the luxury brands, sports brands, a supermarket, and electronic stores inside.
We were a little disappointed with the "seaview" room, as we were put up in the 6th floor and most of the view was a parking space and some roofs. I guess one has to insist on a higher floor, if you want to enjoy the sea view. We could barely see the sea from our room.
Being foreigners living in China, we were a bit hesitant making our first trip within CHina after the Covid-19 crisis, but it wall worked very well. The staff was very helpful to change our QR Code to Shandong province, and from then onwards, we could move freely around in Qingdao and towards Laoshan mountains.
The service was really excellent, I would like to shout out the superb concierge service, who organized our Laoshan mountain trip for us and was always very knowledgeable and helpful. And the assistant manager in the breakfast restaurant, Jimmy Zhou, who took care of us every morning, organized from somewhere freshly squeezed orange juice, got great cappuccino for us and made sure we would always get a nice seat. We also enjoyed the wonderful service in the club lounge.
A little annoying was the fact, that despite staying on a non-smoking floor, guests were smoking everywhere, specifically in the lift lobby. The hotel management should be a bit stricter with their smoking guests. I believe it's not too much to ask to go outside for a smoke. [Less]