Although the building has a long history dating back to the Qing Dynasty, Courtyard 7 opened as a boutique hotel in 2008. This traditional courtyard-style house has been split up into different fairly traditional rooms, and the staff are happy to tell you all about the history of your room type and who would have lived there in the past. All rooms feature bathrooms with showers and beatiful furnishings. The hotel also has a restaurant serving contemporary, French-inspired dishes.
Located near the Purple Bamboo Garden, along the western section of Third Ring Road, this 24-story hotel commands panoramic views of the ancient capital to the southeast and picturesque hills to the west. A favorite spot for international conferences, the Shangri-La is situated along the waterway that connects the Summer Palace to the Forbidden City that was once used by the emperor's family. Canal tours for groups and individuals that include tea, entertainment and a two hour visit to the Summer Palace are available to guests. The hotel's five star facilities include ballrooms and function rooms, Chi Spa, and rooms and suites that fill a range of requirements, including a presidential suite. Around the clock service is available in multiple languages. Guests will be hard pressed to choose between Shangri-La's many dining options, including the celebrated Blu Lobster.
Reflecting the rich traditions of the capital and located close to downtown's Wang Fu Jing shopping area, this hotel offers five star accommodation to business and pleasure travelers. Famous landmarks such as Tiananmen Square and The Forbidden City are a short stroll away. Every evening the lounge features live classical music. Vintage wines and excellent cuisine can be found in the hotel's restaurant and an upscale shopping arcade features Cartier and more.
This small boutique hotel is scenically located in a quaint hutong in the Dongcheng area of Beijing. The Orchid's guest rooms are bright, clean and comfortable, making you feel almost as if you are staying at a friend's house. The hotel's restaurant and breakfasts feature a host of international options, from a traditional Israeli breakfast to an East-meets-West full English breakfast with a Beijing twist. If you're looking for a truly unique feature in your hotel, The Orchid offers weekly dumpling-making classes where you can later feast on your creations while making new friends with the other guests.
The Legendale Hotel is a charming romantic hotel built in true palatial style. This hotel is sure to charm you with its flawless environs and numerous amenities. The rooms are tastefully decorated with exquisite neo-classical decor and antique furniture. Most importantly, the Legendale Hotel offers impeccable service. Guests can choose to dine at one of the on-site restaurants and savor the delights of the gourmet meals and premium drinks. A treat for travelers, this accommodation is for those who don't mind paying the price for such indulgent luxury.
This popular hostel is located within walking distance of the Forbidden City and many of Beijing's top attractions. For people looking for an affordable and convenient place to lay their head, try out the Peking Yard Hostel. The building features a beautiful, flower-filled courtyard and comfortable, colorful common room for relaxing and mingling. The hostel offers accommodations ranging from single rooms to four-bed dorms. A whole host of facilities is available to guests, including laundry services, free internet, a DVD library and a pool table.