Authentic Life@City Center near MTR

Entire home/apt
4 Guests
1 Bedroom
1 Bed
Per Night
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Looking for a home-away cozy apartment in the bustling Guangzhou city center near MTR?

This is your choice!

Bedroom - p1

Bedroom - p1

The Space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Pet Owner: Cat(s)
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: $10 / night after 2 guests
Cancellation: Moderate


The Space

- Located in a traditional residence with strong atmosphere of life and local color, with all kinds of facilities for your comfort and convenience.
- 5 minutes' walk to Baogangdadao MTR Station, within half an hour to most of the tour scenic spots by public transport.
- Nice and clean equipped with Cantonese furniture. Delicate private courtyard outside the bedroom's window for your leisure time.
- One of the biggest food market of the city nearby. All kinds of local foods&fruits can be found in the lively market.
- Your hosts, Alice and I, are native-born locals both serving in international hospitality field, who would like to provide all the information and help for organizing your trip in the city.

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Guest Access

- Equipped with traditional Cantonese furniture, nice and clean.
- A Comfy double-bed with soft mattress in the main bedroom. Delicate private courtyard outside the bedroom's window for your leisure time.
- A kid's room equipped with a brand-new kid-size bed, which is for kids younger than school age.
- All rooms are air conditioned.
- Additional air-bed added on request. Sleeping space for up to four guests can be arranged.
- Full equipped kitchen available for self-catering.
- Bathroom with hot showers and shampoo available.
- Free Hi-speed WiFi connection.
- TV, DVD, washing machine, refrigerator for your use.

Interaction with Guests

We are native-born locals in our mid-thirties with our lovely baby, Cici, residing in the next door of the guests' apartment. Alice and I have been serving in international hospitality field for more than decade, who know the demands of travelers aiming at sightseeing and/or business visit very well. We would like to provide all the information and help for organizing your trip in Guangzhou. We would help planning your sightseeing route in the city and Hong Kong/Macau as well, finding delicious Cantonese foods for you in very secret locations, arranging transport for your business trips from/to other cities, and even finding a professional interpreter for your business meetings! Just tell us exactly what you need:-) And if possible, we would like to invite you having dinner with us, enjoying our local style home cooked meal - the host can cook!

We offer not only a place to stay, but also a touch to the common life in Guangzhou.

The Neighborhood

- Located in Shayuan, Haizhu district, a traditional residence with strong atmosphere of life and local color.
- In a building protected by IC Card Security System, safe and peaceful all day long.
- All kinds of living facilities for daily life comes in handy. Both Chinese and Western style restaurants just round the corner.
- One of the biggest food market of the city nearby. All kinds of local foods&fruits could be found in the lively market.
- The 100 years old Pacific Wharf (renewed now) is just 15 minutes walking distance. It offers high-end shopping, wine tasting, cinema, food, and a private yacht dock.

Getting Around

- 5 minutes on foot to metro station(Baogangdadao, Line 8) and bus lines.
- 20 minutes to commercial center in the old city(Beijing Rd, Shangxiajiu, Yuexiu Park, etc.).
- 25 minutes to Pazhou Exhibition Center(Canton Fair).
- 35 minutes to Guanghou East Railway Station(with Hong Kong-Guangzhou direct train, Shengzhen-Guangzhou CRH and trains from all major cities of China).
- 40 minutes to Chimelong Water Park and Chimelong Happy World.
- 50 minutes from the Airport by metro or by airport shuttle bus.
- Most of the tour scenic spots are easy to go by public transportation within half an hour.

Other Things to Note

- Q: Is this a hotel?
- A: No. This is NOT a hotel but our own place. Mutual respect and adequate consideration is a must. If you love being pampered in fancy hotels or residing in dazzling night life, this is NOT the place for you.

- Q: Is there any additional charges during my stay?
- A: No. This is NOT a hotel. There won't be annoying additional charges.

- Q: Is your place clean and tidy?
- A: Yes, we keep our place clean and tidy as possible as we could. We have our apartment cleaned once a week on Thursday morning by professional housekeeper. The bedclothes and blankets are changed & washed after every guest move out.

- Q: Is your place close to the airport?
- A: No. Actually the airport - Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport - is located at the suburbs, where is about 35 kilometers from the downtown. Our place is definitely NOT close to the airport. But with convenient metro lines, it takes only about one hour to get there from my place.

- Q: How far is it from your place to ...?
- A: Please provide the precise address or the building of the destination. We would like to find out for you the best means of transport and an estimation of time/money cost.

- Q: Can I pay by cash?
- A: All the reservations need to be made on airbnb. Paying by cash is NOT encouraged.

Got any more questions? Feel free to contact us!

Please make an inquiry in which you mention your age range, profession and purpose of the trip. We will reply ASAP because we know clearly how much it helps planning your trip.

Stephen & Alice

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House Rules

- No smoking indoors.
- Consideration for neighbors during quiet hours from 10pm to 8am.
- Furniture and fixtures are not to be moved inside the apartment or removed from the apartment.
- Please switch off the air conditioner and the lights before going out, for energy-saving.
- The apartment is cleaned by housekeeper once a week. Please be fit in with the housekeeper while cleaning.

Please inform the host in advance if any special requirement.

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Living Room - p2

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Guangzhou, China
Member since March 2012


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