Guandong Victory Hotel Shamian Island Guangzhou

Guandong Victory Hotel Shamian Island Guangzhou

If your looking for accommodation in Guangzhou and you’re after somewhere peaceful to stay, I think it would be pretty hard to beat Shamian Island. It’s relaxed, peaceful but still only a short taxi fare to the major shopping streets and main tourist attractions of the city.

I think there are four hotels on Shamian Island, including the White Swan Hotel, Guangdong Shamian Hotel, Customs Hotel and the Guangdong Victory Hotel. We chose the Victory Hotel simply due to the deal they had going at the time. read more

Shamian Island, Guangzhou

Shamian Island, Guangzhou

Guangzhou, also called Canton, is the capital city of Guangdong Province. It’s a hot bed for entrepreneurs and traders as it has been for much of China’s history, but it’s also very well known for it’s culinary creations.

The bus from Humen to Guangzhou takes about 90 minutes and costs 40RMB (5aud) and terminated at the Guangzhou Railway Station, which is huge, and being Golden Week theres people everywhere! So, now it’s off to a Shamian Island, which is a bit strange because Guangzhou is an inland city….. read more