Yantai is a prefecture-level coastal city in eastern Shandong Province with beautiful coastal scenery and time-honored wine culture. There are fewer tourists so you can spend quite a relaxing holiday here if you prefer a quiet environment.
Where to Stay in Yantai?
During your stay in Yantai, you are most recommended to stay in or near Zhifu district, which is Yantai downtown, because most attractions gather there and you will have many accommodation choices. Penglai Pavilion is a little far from downtown and you can stay a night there if you plan to visit Penglai Pavilion. Here we have selected several recommended hotels around Yantai downtown, Penglai Pavilion and Yantai Penglai International Airport for your reference.Where to Stay in Yantai
Most attractions such as Gold Beach, Yantai Hill and Changyu Wine Culture Museum are near Yantai Downtown (Zhifu District). So it is most recommended to stay there or areas around like Laishan District and Economic Development Area. What’s more, this area has convenient access to the beach, railway station, and large plaza.
Address: Crowne Plaza Yantai Sea View 烟台南山皇冠假日酒店
Distance: 11 km (20 minutes’ drive) to Yantai South Railway Station, 16 km (35 minutes’ drive) to Yantai Railway Station, 58 km (1 hour’s drive) to Yantai Penglai International Airport.
The 47-story Crowne Plaza Yantai Sea View is located along the beautiful coastline of Yantai, wonderfully designed to satisfy the needs of both business and leisure travelers. It ranks the first in TripAdvisor. There are rooms with ocean view, city view, bridal suites and family rooms equipped with satellite TV, hair dryer, coffee / tea maker, air conditioning, bathrobes, telephone, etc. There are also swimming pool, coffee shop, restaurant, fitness room, karaoke, spa, sauna, salon, conference facilities, laundry service, etc. provided.
Address: No.88 Haibin Road, Yantai Economic Development Area, Yantai
Distance: 5 km (10 minutes’ drive) to Yantai Gold Beach, 19 km (45 minutes’ drive) to Yantai Railway Station, 27 km (35 minutes’ drive) to Yantai Penglai International Airport.
Sheraton Yantai Golden Beach Resort is close to Golden Beach parkland. It has 350 rooms including 5 Panorama Seaview Villa. You can have seaview in all guest rooms. There are also suites and family rooms for your choice. Wifi, indoor pool, bar, fitness center, hot tub, spa, breakfast buffet, laundry service, etc. are all available. It is quite mind-refreshing to have a walk to the beach when you are free.
Address: No.53 Dama Road Zhifu District, Yantai
Distance: 1 km (5 minutes’ drive) to Yantai Hill, 3 km (10 minutes’ drive) to Yantai Railway Station, 47 km (1 hour’s drive) to Yantai Penglai International Airport.
Boasting a convenient location downtown, Hilton Yantai is part of the Shimao Skyscraper landmark and offers spacious accommodation, well-equipped facilities and exceptional service to cater to the needs of both business and leisure guests. Changyu Wine Culture Museum and Yantai Hill are in walk’s distance. The hotel itself provides about everything you need such as swimming pool, hot tub, bar, currency exchange, restaurant, and laundry service.
Other Recommended Hotels:
Golden Gulf Hotel 金海湾酒店 ★★★★★
Hilton Yantai Golden Coast 烟台金海岸希尔顿酒店 ★★★★
Holiday Inn Express Yantai Wanxing 烟台万行智选假日酒店 ★★★
Penglai Pavilion is in Penglai district, about 74 km (1 hour 40 minutes by car) to the west of Yantai downtown. It is a little far but a highlight of Yantai trip, so you can stay a night there. Though not as many luxury hotels as in Yantai downtown, there are still some you can choose with comfortable environment and good location.
Address: Haishi West Road, Penglai, Yantai
Distance: about 3.5 km (10 minutes by car) to Penglai Pavilion Scenic Area, 37 km (45 minutes’ drive) to Yantai Penglai International Airport, 73 km (1.5 hours’ drive) to Yantai Railway Station.
Sanxianshan Hotel is considered as one of the best hotels in Penglai. It is a classical palace-style hotel with both grandiose appearance and inner decoration. There are in total 147 guest rooms, including standard room, business suite, executive suite, ocean view garden suite and president suite. Each guest room is equipped with international and domestic satellite TV channels, international and domestic direct dial-up telephone, high-speed wifi, mini bar, private safe, LCD TV, etc.
Address: No.80 Haigang Road, Penglai, Yantai
Distance: about 2 km to Penglai Pavilion Scenic Area, 42 km (1 hour’s drive) to Yantai Penglai International Airport, 75 km (1.5 hours’ drive) to Yantai Railway Station.
Jingangwan Hotel has perfect location and great price. Though it is a little dated, the rooms are clean and the staffs are friendly and helpful. The rooms are equipped with air-conditioner and quick-response room service. And the hotel provides baggage storage, express check-in/check-out, meeting rooms, and laundry service for the guests. It would be a good choice for a night in Yantai.
Hotels near Yantai Penglai International Airport are most 3-star and 2-star economical ones. So the accommodation environment may not be that satisfying. But your basic living requirements can be met and you can have a rest before or after catching a flight.
Address: Yantai Penglai International Airport Konggang Road
Distance: about 800 m to Yantai Penglai International Airport, 45 km (1 hour’s drive) to Yantai downtown, 43 km (50 minutes’ drive) to Penglai Pavilion Scenic Area.
Yantai Airport International Hotel covers an area of 26000 square meters, with a total of 10 floors and elegant decoration. The room is spacious, comfortable, clean and tidy. In addition to the basic facilities and equipment, there are mini bar, mini refrigerator, indoor safe and so on. It provides wifi, airport pick-up service, Chinese & western meals, luggage storage, 24-hour front desk, laundry service, etc.
Generally, a classic Yantai tour takes at least 2 days (including arrival and departure days). If you arrive in Yantai in the morning, you can spend an afternoon immersing yourself in the legend of Eight Immortals Crossing the Sea in Penglai Pavilion. On the next day, it is recommended to first visit quaint Yantai Hill Park which is well-preserved with stone paths, leafy gardens and some other architectures, and then explore Chinese wine in Changyu Wine Culture Museum before you leave. If you have more time, you can have a relaxing stay in the beaches of Yantai, like Yantai Gold Beach, No. 1 Beach, No. 2 Beach, etc.
In fact, Yantai is always traveled with other cities in Shandong's coastline, including Qingdao and Weihai. It is really worthwhile to spend 2 days savoring Qingdao highlights, like Badaguan Scenic Resort, Qingdao Beer Museum, Laoshan Mountain etc., and visit beautiful Chengshantou Scenic Area and Liugong Island in Weihai.
Seascape is just a small piece of charming Shandong. If you want to add Chinese traditional culture savory into your trip, we strongly suggest you visit Mount Tai and Qufu. Mount Tai is the first UNESCO World Natural & Cultural Heritage site while Qufu is the hometown of Confucius. Spending another 2~3 days visit these two destinations will deliver you an unforgettable experience of Chinese culture discovery.
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