Nanjing Accommodation: Recommended Hotels & Hostels

Though Nanjing is an ancient capital, there is no need to worry about where to stay in Nanjing. In fact, Nanjing has established abundant good hotels from the 5-star luxurious hotels, moderate hotels, to 3-star budget ones.

1) Stay in Qinhuai River District, you are close to the tourist sites Confucius Temple, Qinhuai River where you could appreciate the fantastic nightview;
2) Live in city center (around Xinjiekou Square), easy to transfer to anywhere in Nanjing;
3) Accommodate in Xuanwu Disctrict, adjacent to Xuanwu Lake, railway station, Hunan Food Street.

No matter which hotel you choose, the most comfortable environment will surely make a relaxing stay!

Nanjing Accommodation

Central Hotel Nanjing

Central Hotel Nanjing Central Hotel Nanjing

Breakfast: Western & Chinese

Add: No. 75 Zhongshan Road, Nanjing 210005, China

Surrounding: Confucius Temple, Mochou Lake, Taiping Heavenly Kingdom History Museum

Distance to Downtown: 0.2 km

Distance to Nanjing Railway Station: 6 km

Distance to Nanjing South Railway Station: 10 km

Central Hotel Nanjing, located at the bustling commercial center of Nanjing, is an elegantly-decorated and fully-equipped 5-star luxury hotel. Opened in 1993 and refurbished in 2009, it is one of the high-star-rated hotels in Nanjing.

This hotel features an airy 25-meter high atrium lobby, attentive service staff and 354 guestrooms that come with all the standard amenities. Meals feasts on Chinese food or they can check out the hotel's Western restaurant. The on-site coffee shop is a nice place to relax with a book. Besides, there are eight meeting rooms for smaller social or other occasions. Staying in Central Hotel Nanjing, you’ll enjoy great convenience to tourist attractions and the highest comfort.

Nanjing Jinling Hotel

Jinling Hotel

Breakfast: Western & Chinese

Add: No. 2 Hanzhong Road, Xinjiekou, Nanjing, China

Surrounding: Presidential Palace, Mochou Lake, Xuanwu Lake, Confucius Temple

Distance to Nanjing Railway Station: 6.6 km

Distance to Nanjing South Railway Station: 10 km

Nanjing located in Xinjiekou is once the best five-star hotel in China. Set up in 1983, Nanjing Hotel is very professional to provide hospitable services of international standards, 585 rooms of exquisite decorations, etc. there are more than 10 restaurants serving Chinese and international food and beverages, entertainment places like swimming pool, gym center, massage, etc. for fun. Besides, Jinling Hotel has the China’s first revolving restaurant on the top floor, so you can enjoy the fantastic food and terrific view of Nanjing city at the same moment. You will find it very convenient to go to other places of you stay in Jinling Hotel, especially by metro.

Nanjing Hilton Hotel

Hilton Nanjing Riverside Hotel

Breakfast: Western & Chinese

Add: No. 1, Huaibing Road, Gulou District, Nanjing, China

Surrounding: Qinhuai River, Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge, Memorial Hall to the Victims in the Nanjing Massacre

Distance to Nanjing Railway Station: 8.5 km

Distance to Nanjing South Railway Station: 17 km

Hilton Nanjing Riverside Hotel off the Yangtze River is about 20 min’s driving to the business center of Nanjing. The 411 rooms are designed with typical modern beauty with spacious bathroom. Most rooms even enjoy private balconies, where you can appreciate the splendid sightseeing of the Yangtze. You can savor the tasteful dishes, desserts and drinks in the three diversified restaurants, dessert house, and bar, relax your body in the SPA center, stretch fully in the inner swimming pool and gym, and have more fun and ease in the places in Hilton Nanjing Riverside.

How to Plan Your Travel in Nanjing

How to Get to Nanjing: You can easily get to Nanjing by high speed train from Beijing (about 3-5h), Shanghai (about 1-2.5h), Hangzhou (about 1.5-5.5h), Suzhou (about 45min-2.5h), etc. and flight from Beijing (2h), Guangzhou (2h15min), Chengdu (2.5h), Xian (2h), etc.

Best Time to Visit Nanjing: March to June and September to November, especially in late October and early November.

Generally, to explore the cultural and natural highlights of Nanjing, 2 ~ 3 days are needed. You can pay a visit to Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum (the tomb of Dr. Sun Yat-sen, the Father of Modern China), take a walk in Confucius Temple Area along the Qinhuai River, climb up the ancient City Wall, and know a part of heavy history and cherish peace in the Memorial Hall of the Victims in Nanjing Massacre.

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