When you travel to china you never stay at a hotel that is older then 7 years old (really, it is 5 years but sometimes you don't have a choice). Why? They are usually structurally unsafe, mold is coming through the dry way, the entire place smells like someone has smoked a Million cigarettes every place and if you held a black light up to any of the walls or surfaces, it'd look like jackson pollack painting. The "western" hotels are better but . . .