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Hotel Kapok (Mùmiánhuā jiǔdiàn)

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At a Glance

    Pros

  • comfortable rooms
  • near top sites
  • friendly staff

    Cons

  • no pool
  • not everyone will like the glass-walled bathrooms
  • refurbishment needed

Hotel Kapok (Mùmiánhuā jiǔdiàn) Review

Designed by Studio Pei Zhu (who also worked on the Olympics), this minimalist-style offering helped kick-start the boutique hotel movement in Beijing. It has large, design-conscious guest rooms; internal courtyards enclosed in glass; bamboo and pebble gardens facing room entrances; plus a quirky exterior lattice wrapped around the entire building—all showing some signs of wear. Still, it remains in a fabulous location for sightseeing (a few blocks from the East Gate of the Forbidden City), the service is good, and the price is right.

    Hotel Details

  • 89 rooms.
  • Rate includes breakfast.
  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 04-23-2013

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