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Beijing Hotels

Beijing Hotel (Běijīng fàndiàn)

  • 33 Dongchang'an Jie Map It
  • Dongcheng District
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Pros

  • Short walk from the Forbidden City
  • Close to shopping
  • A sense of history

Cons

  • Mediocre restaurants
  • Old fashioned
  • A lack of local nightlife

Updated 08/30/2014

Fodor's Review

Occupying a third of the original Grand Hotel de Pekin complex (with Raffles and the Grand Hotel the other tenants), this venerable hotels retains a modicum of old-world charm, its impressive lobby and enviable location next to the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square making up for the rather outmoded decor. Grandees and high rollers have stayed here since it opened around the turn of the 20th century—Nixon was a guest on his historic visit, and China's long-time premier Zhou Enlai lived and worked in room #1735. The guest rooms, many adorned with classically French touches, are comfortable enough but overdue for a spruce-up.

Hotel Information

Address:

33 Dongchang'an Jie, off Wangfujing Dajie, Beijing, 100004, China

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Phone:

010-6513–7766; 010-6523–2395

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 733 rooms, 51 suites
  • Rate includes No meals

Updated 08/30/2014

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