Raffles Beijing Hotel
Since its construction in the 1900s, the Raffles Beijing Hotel has been synonymous with luxury. The award-winning hotel has 171 decadently appointed rooms, and is located in the heart of the business district just minutes from many of the must-see attractions in the city, including the Forbidden City, Tianamen Square, the and the glorious Silk Market.
For the discriminating traveler, Raffles Beijing Hotel offers style, prestige, convenience, and comfort. The best of Beijing is near at hand, including sumptuous restaurants and high-end shops. For an inimitable experience, visit the Laoshe Tea House to see a Beijing opera or lose yourself in the endless aisles of the Panjiayuan Antique Market where visitors can find one of a kind treasures from days gone by. Of course, travelers will not want to miss the opportunity to tour the Great Wall of China, a World Heritage Site, as well as the Yuan Ming Yuan (Old Summer Palace) located in the northwestern suburbs.
Lavish accommodations are available in several configurations, including rooms and suites to suit every need. Special rates for advance booking, weekends, and winter months are available online and packages for business travelers and honeymooners can also be arranged.
The Raffles Beijing Hotel will delight Epicurean travelers with four distinctive restaurants and bars on the premises. At East 33, diners might select Dim Sum, Malaysian curries, sushi, or sashimi from the extensive international buffet. At the elegant JAAN restaurant, French cuisine meets 1920s glamour in the gorgeously renovated ballroom hung with crystal chandeliers. Raffles La Vie is a stylish tearoom serving an enticing selection of teas, coffees, pastries and sandwiches. For a cocktail, fine cigar, or a light snack, the Writers Bar is the perfect place to meet associates and friends.
Despite its historical trappings, the Raffles Beijing Hotel is a fully modern facility. The hotel is equipped with a steam room, sauna, indoor swimming pool, gym, aerobics area, squash court, and indoor tennis court. There are meeting rooms, conference rooms, and all necessary business center services.
For travelers in the bustling city of Beijing, Raffles Hotel is an oasis that surrounds them in luxury and style while giving them an insight into the dazzling history of the hotel, the city, and the majestic country of China.