Capoeira is a sport, a dance, an art and etc. And this academy can be a gym, a cultural centre, a hangout place, a cultural centre or a family, it all depends one you. Still remember my first time here, every inch of me are jumping up and down, confused but aware. Somewhat it was like the first time I am fully aware that I am alive, not just breathing, ALIVE.
Best cake ever, and so pretty! I popped in seeking an entire cake for a birthday celebration, and the staff were really helpful and quite lovely to chat with. My only regret is that we ate the whole thing up before taking a photo.
I had a dreadful experience at this hotel and none of the staff on duty seemed to care that their guests checked out a day early due to this.
We won this gift certificated for a two night stay in a suite at your hotel. We were delighted and saved it for our anniversary which was Saturday 14th March. We looked on your website, the pictures of the suite looks great, the spa looked really nice and we thought it was a perfect way to spend this special occasion.
However, when we arrived we checked in and went to our room we were very disappointed. we were put in a dingy, smelly, run down 'suite' (i use this term lightly) it was two adjoining rooms than had a sofa where the bed used to be, only power to one side of the room and it smelled horrible.
We obviously asked to change room which your staff were not happy about, rolling their eyes and sighing. There were pictures of the suites on the screen behind the desk and i asked to stay in the ones shown. the girl at the desk just ignored me so i asked again pointing at the screen, she just thrusted the card at me and she just barked 'look at your room, it will be fine!'
we went upstairs and it was a better room and certainly smelled better but still nothing like the pictures seen on your website and on the screens downstairs, no bath tub etc. it had already been a long and not very nice experience so we just accepted it and made our way to the spa to book a massage and sauna. we were told there was no pool but the spa pictures of the plunge pools and hot springs looked fantastic so we booked in for that. We went to get some Dinner from the Japanese restaurant to be greeted with a hand in our face and shook i am assuming to tell us that we could not have a table. again not fantastic customer service and we left feeling very deflated!!
We ate outside of the hotel in a great restaurant down the road where we received fantastic customer service and food!
Breakfast was cold, dry and unappealing. Gave us both stomach ache.
We were looking forward to relaxing together in the spa again mainly due to it being our anniversary, we went in and got changed the woman said here you go is it hot enough? I was in the changing room next to the toilet in a glorified bath tub on my own. no relaxing environment, no music, no husband just me in a dirty bathroom on my own. 158 rmb for that!!! My husband who was in the mens changing room was in a very dirty pool of water that he said looked like it had not been cleaned in weeks/months. there was bits floating in it and a scum at the bottom that prevented him for seeing his feet. disgusting!! it took me all of about 3 minutes to get out of there, get changed and get my husband. How can they call that relaxation? and definitely false advertising!
We left, went upstairs to our room which was only just being cleaned! we talked for a few minutes and decided to leave and end our stay a day early very disappointed and deflated.
This place is a bit out if the way for me given where we live, but it is well worth the trip. Even the simple salads are way above what you get at peer restuarants in Beijing. The sauces and dressing were very rice and fresh and a good wine selcetion. Really nice fun waitstaff too. JUst wish they would open a place closer to city center for us hutong dwellers :) We will definitely go back
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