Located in the east-central area of Henan Province, and only 70km away from Zhengzhou, Kaifeng has been the ancient capital of China for several times. The attractions in Kaifeng are mainly located in the downtown area, including Millennium City Park, Longting Park, Daxiangguo Temple, Iron Pagoda Park, etc. With 3 railway stations and well-connected highways, many visitors would travel from/to Zhengzhou, Luoyang, or Shaolin Temple and spend more than one day here to experience the culture of the Song Dynasty. You can find various hotels and hostels in the Kaifeng downtown area from top luxury hotels to comfortable and budget ones. Here, we have listed the major recommended hotels in Kaifeng with their location and service description to help you have better preparation for your tour in Kaifeng!
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Where to Stay in Kaifeng (Click to Enlarge)
Close to the attractions, Kaifeng downtown is the top accommodation choice and it's easy to get from the downtown area to the railway stations of Kaifeng. The Sheraton Hotel is the closest five-star hotel to Kaifeng Intercity Songchenglu Railway Station, and Pullman Kaifeng is the top-rated hotel on TripAdvisor, near the Millennium City Park.
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Pullman Kaifeng Jianye 开封建业铂尔曼酒店 ★★★★★
Address: No, 16 Longting North Road, 475000 Kaifeng, China 开封市龙亭北路16号 (about 1 mile from Millennium City Park)
Service: Pullman Kaifeng Jianye features accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, a fitness center, a children's playground, and a bar. An indoor swimming pool and a bicycle rental service are available for guests. The accommodation provides a 24-hour front desk, room service, and currency exchange for guests. All rooms are fitted with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a kettle, a hot tub, a hairdryer, and a desk. With a private bathroom fitted with a shower and free toiletries, rooms at the hotel also feature free WiFi. Guest rooms have a wardrobe. Guests at Pullman Kaifeng Jianye can enjoy a continental or a buffet breakfast.
Sheraton Kaifeng 开封喜来登酒店 ★★★★★
Address: No 9 1st Street, Longting District, 475000 Kaifeng, China (about 5 miles from Millennium City Park)
Service: Sheraton Kaifeng hotel features a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar. An indoor swimming pool and a car rental service are available for guests. The accommodation provides a 24-hour front desk, room service, and currency exchange for guests. All units are equipped with air conditioning, a TV with satellite channels, a kettle, a hot tub, a hairdryer, and a desk. At the hotel, every room is equipped with a wardrobe and a private bathroom. A continental breakfast is available daily at Sheraton Kaifeng.
• Other recommended hotels in Kaifeng: ❶ Mercure Kaifeng North ★★★★ (Location: No 6 Beiguan Street Kailiu Road Longting District, 475000 Kaifeng); ❷ New Dynasty Hotel Kaifeng ★★★★ (Location: No.1, Xinsong Road, 475000 Kaifeng); ❸ Holiday Inn Express Kaifeng City Center ★★★ (Location: No.28 Zhengkai Avenue Deson World EXPO Plaza, 475000 Kaifeng);
Besides the deluxe modern hotels, some visitors would stay inside Millennium City Park to join all kinds of folk activities there. To match with the Song Dynasty theme of the park, most of the hotels inside the park are in traditional Chinese style with beautiful courtyards and fine gardens.
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Moshe Yuanshu Hotel 开封茉舍·院墅酒店 ★★★★
Address: Building 5, Half-acre Park (West Park), Fayuan Street, Longting District, 475000 Kaifeng, China 开封市法院街半亩园（西园）5号楼 (about 650 feet from Millennium City Park)
Service: Located inside Millennium City Park, the property provides a 24-hour front desk and free WiFi is available. The hotel beautifully stands by the riverside decorated with many traditional Chinese elements. At Moshe Yuanshu Hotel, rooms have a patio, and each room is fitted with air conditioning and a flat-screen TV. Moshe Yuanshu Hotel may not be the most deluxe one. However, if you would like to stay inside the Millennium City Park to fully experience Chinese culture in the Song dynasty or want to have a hotel to relax after watching the show of Hua, Moshe Yuanshu Hotel is your best choice.
Guanyi Hotel 开封清明上河园客栈 ★★★
Address: No.5, Longting West Road, Kaifeng, China 开封市龙亭西路5号（景区东大门（迎宾门）的北侧酒店接待中心)
Service: Kaifeng Guanyi Hotel is built near the river in Millennium City Park, surrounded by water on three sides. The decoration is classical and luxurious. Rooms have large windows, equipped with an electric curtain, a private toilet, and a soft mattress, air conditioning, and a flat-screen TV. There is an independent small traditional Chinese courtyard inside the hotel. Guests can relax in the small courtyard or feed the fancy carps by the water and have more time to visit the giant Millennium City Park.
Qianna Hotel 开封仟那·汴园酒店 ★★
Address: No.1 building, West Garden, banmuyuan, Court Street, Kaifeng, China 开封市法院街半亩园西园一号楼
Service: Qianna Hotel is a cozy traditional Chinese styled hotel located by the river of Millennium City Park and it is within 2km from Longting Park, Kaifengfu, Daxiangguo Temple. With various types of rooms in classic Chinese style, it can meet the different needs of all kinds of guests. All units are equipped with air conditioning, a TV, a kettle, a bathroom, a hairdryer, and a desk. At the same time, the hotel provides catering service, tea room, bar, and other functional areas for entertainment.
How to Get to Kaifeng: You can get to Kaifeng from Zhengzhou by private driving (about 1.5 hours), by intercity high speed train (about 20-30 minutes) and by bus (about 2 hour) or depart from Luoyang.
Best Time to Visit Kaifeng: April to May and September and October namely spring and autumn. when the temperature is comfortable, the precipitation is moderate and chrysanthemums festival will be held in annually in October.
Top Attractions to Visit in Kaifeng: Millennium City Park, Dragon Pavilion Park, Iron Pagoda Park, Ancient City Wall, etc. …
Travelers often tour Kaifeng with Shaolin Temple, Luoyang Longmen Grottoes and other top destinations in Henan for 5 to 6 days. After arrival from Zhengzhou, about 1.5 hours by private driving, you’re suggested to leave 1 day visiting the Millennium City Park (Qingming Riverside Landscape Garden), Iron Pagoda Temple, Dragon Pavilion (Longting) Park, the Ancient City Wall and other ancient sites in downtown area, learn the diverse culture and featured regional history and customs in Kaifeng. In autumn months, you may witness hundreds of species of beautiful chrysanthemums in the yearly festival.
And then, most tourists return to Zhengzhou and travel to Shaolin Temple, a dream place for worldwide Kung Fu fans. 1 day is enough to visit the ancient temple complex and watch a splendid Kung Fu show, get real contact with Chines Zen and martial arts culture. Luoyang with Longmen Grottoes is also worth your exploration. This giant Buddhist grottoes treasury presents China’s early Buddhist culture and carving craft. China’s oldest Buddhist temple - White Hose Temple and gorgeous Spring peony also attract numerous visitors.
If you are fond of Chinese characters, Yinxu of Anyang is an ideal place to know plentiful Oracle Bone Inscriptions. Moreover, Henan offers lots of awesome natural splendors where you can immerse in magnificent mountains, fresh air, powerful water and broad vision created by the magic of nature. Mount Song, Yuntai Mountain, Guoliang Village, Xiaolangdi Dam are top recommendations.
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