My Worst Hotel Experience in China

Panic in the TRAIN
Hopping into our Double-decker train in Lijiang at 11pm, we slept like a pig on our triple bunk bed after exploring the train's in house karaoke and club.

Not long after, we felt someone was pulling our legs and yelling at us loudly,
waking up to our surprised, we had reached our destination at 6am and we were the Only Ones left on the train and the conductor was yelling us to get off before the train departs to it's rest stop!

With my blur and yet still panic face, we grabbed our bags and slip into our shoes without our socks and ran out as the train was showing signs of engine movement.
And Yes, we managed to ran out before the train departs and there we were looking like the worst "Hobo" ever, with our stinking breath, messy hair and sleepy face on the modern train platform in Kunming.

We are in the CITY now !!!
It's 2 more days left till we depart back to Malaysia and Kunming is our last place to explore.

And so, the first thing in our mind was .... "HUNGRY"!
We went to the toilet, brush ourselves up and went to have our Breakfast !!

And around the train stations, hotels/ motels there were either dodgy or too expensive.

Hotel Searching.......
And so we walk a few blocks away,
Stop by some random hotels but was rejected as we were foreigners ,
We were assuming they might been an illegal hotel.
Then, we found this hotel with pimped LED words stating BUSINESS HOTEL on it and give it a try!
Well, business sounds professional, they should accept foreigners huh?
And so they did and the entrance was lovely and the lady told us they have a promotion room for only RM55 and we can even check you guys in now ! and she brought us underground to check the room out and it was lovely just without proper windows.
We went up to other rooms up there and she informed it wasn't cleaned up yet and
to our surprised, the room upstairs was covered with mirrors on the ceiling and parts of the wall and it has a strong smell of smoke !!
WOAHHHHH ~ that room was more expensive and no way I'm gonna be a 3rd hand smoker.

And so we took this ROOM ! 
Their toilet door has quite and interesting picture.

And so, that morning, we continue sleeping till about 11pm,
then went our exploring Kunming city to shop.

When we got back in the evening,
we were shocked beyond our belief !!!!!!!!!

Our corridors looked like this !!!
and before we went into our rooms this morning, we heard others staying in the rooms as well.
What's going on??
And we checked the room opposite ours, it was totally emptied except for the TV on the wall.

We went to the reception and asked what happened. She then only explained that she forgot to tell us that they were gonna do some renovation on that floor And not to worry cause they won't touch our Room yet so just bare with the look of the corridors for now. And she said Wifi/water/electricity wont be disrupted so don't worry. At least the hotel is not haunted right ?
Hahah !!!!! I was thinking to myself:
"But I would wake up and feel haunted once I opened my door and see the corridors."

Oh well, after a month travelling in China, 
we learnt that we can never NEVER EVER win an argument with the CHINA CHINESE 
people and so we smiled and pretended nothing happened. Well, true enough, we still felt like living in the hotel in our own room and slept well those 2 nights before our flight back.
After all, we learnt our lesson that Promotions in China, probably comes with Hidden circumstances.

Click here to to read more about our other stories in other parts in China !


HI, Im Felicia, a Youtuber, Special-Effect Makeup Artist , Linguist whom loves Batik painting. My blog started as a personal blog but then I gradually find that I enjoy writing reviews on products and sharing my experiences and travel stories with other readers. Feel free to drop me a message, and you can always email me at

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