Beijing holiday private room letting with internet access, balcony/terrace, air con and walking

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Beijing holiday private room letting with internet access, balcony/terrace, air con and walking

From the owner

  • Private room
  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights

Key information

  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking.  See Policies & House Rules
  • Not suitable for children
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

From the owner

This is a general listing of our house. For situation and availability of individual rooms please check Gladys Garden - Room 1 (#9142126); Gladys Garden - Room 2 (#9142180); Gladys Garden - Room 3 (#9142252); and Gladys Garden - Room 4 (#9142270).

Gladys Garden is the home of a Canadian-Chinese couple in downtown Beijing. The location is the top touristic Shichahai region with two lakes, the Drum Tower, and preserved old courtyard houses and hutongs. The house is 5 minutes walk from the nearest subway and bus stations.

Hosts who live on the premise are a couple of English-speaking, retired, hospitable scholars.

Other local attractions include historical sites (such as the Drum Tower, the Beihai Park, Prince Kung's Mansion, the Jingshan Park); lake swimming and skating in winter; many bars; old Beijing living; and West African drumming (we have Djembe and Dundun set in our house).

Amenities

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: 2 Single Beds
  • Bedroom 2: Single Bed
  • Bedroom 3: 2 Single Beds
  • Bedroom 4: Single Bed
  • 1 En suite, 2 Shower rooms

Families

  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed

Access

  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Essentials

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
  • Patio
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Bicycles available
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Staffed property
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Housekeeping Included

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Cancellation policy

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Full refund

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

Partial refund

100% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least two weeks before check-in.

No refund

No refund if cancelled less than 2 weeks before check-in.

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Things to know

Check in: 15:00 Check out: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.

Payment

This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

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Smoking

No smoking at this property

House rules

We need basic information about our guests when they make inquiries: name, age, profession. We prefer mature (above 25), English-speaking guests who appreciate our local assistance.
Breakfast is included. Guests may use the kitchen for coffee, tea, cookies and fruit at all times.
Guests may not use our premise to hold their own parties/meetings with outside friends.
Smoking is allowed in the kitchen and backyard, not in bedrooms or the living room.
We usually have one or two short-hair cat.

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About the owner

David J.
Calendar updated:
03 Jan 2019

Years listed:
3

Languages spoken: English
This Room has 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and sleeps 6. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 03 Nov 2017. Located in China, it has 11 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate is £1582.
The property’s calendar was last updated on 03 Jan 2019.

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LOVELY PLACE AND LOVELY PEOPLE
Feb 2018

Our stay at Gladys Garden was brilliant. After several days travelling, it was lovely to arrive in this haven of peace in one of the prettiest parts of Beijing. The house is lovely and spacious with l… More 

Reviewed 25 Feb 2018

Owner's reply:
Thank you very much Alison! Hope you had a smooth journey home and are now enjoying the comfort of France!
Tour731281

Gracious central haven
Feb 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our time in Beijing thanks to David and YangZhi. They advised us on the city's offerings and their beautiful home in houtons was a delightful retreat.

Reviewed 20 Feb 2018

Owner's reply:
Thank you Stephanie! You are most kind.
seungjinkim
Seoul, South Korea

Something you never can buy 5 star hotel
Mar 2016

Best experience among entire my trips. I was experiencing very comfort lodge as well as real communication and warm-hearted family environment. Westernized family living style at the heart of Beijing.… More 

Reviewed 10 Dec 2017

Owner's reply:
Thank you Seungjin! We missed you this year. When will the winds bring you back to Beijing again?
DaiRuiNa
Gothenburg, Sweden

Don’t miss Gladys Garden!
Oct 2017

In the midst of a buzzling restaurant and shopping area in central Beijing you’ll find this very quiet oasis in a hutong. Yummy homemade breakfasts, inspiring talks, helpful advice. You like so… More 

Reviewed 29 Nov 2017

Owner's reply:
Thank you so much Dai Ruina! You got the same family name as my mother :-)
mesiangervo
Espoo, Finland

The most idyllic and cosy stay outright in the center of Beijing
Jun 2017

We have come to stay with Yangzhi and David now for the fifth time, and this should say enough in itself! Their Hutong house is situated a few minutes away from the lake side of Houhai, which is a per… More 

Reviewed 15 Nov 2017

Owner's reply:
Thanks Stefan! Come in summer and swim with me.
Review 1-5 of 11

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If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view David the owner's contact details or send them a message.

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How do I pay for my holiday?

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If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

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Why can't I call David (the owner) before booking?

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In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

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Go to Manage your holiday booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your holiday or cancel it if you need to.

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We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

You’ll need to contact David (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your holiday booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send David (the owner) a message.

If David (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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11 Reviews
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from

 £226 

/night