Perfectly positioned at the crossroads of Chang An Avenue and the district of Wangfujing, this iconic landmark sits at the heart of the city’s business and commercial districts. It’s just moments from Tiananmen Square, The Forbidden City, Bei Hai Park as well as the historical Lama Temple and the famous Silk Market. Offering a nod to the country’s past as well as contemporary China, Raffles Beijing is a luxurious haven loved by those with an adventurous spirit and a taste for the very best.
Raffles Beijing’s 147 rooms and 24 suites offer the perfect blend of old-world charm and modern sophistication. The décor celebrates classic French-Oriental architecture, and each room has been lovingly restored with wood floors, sparkling chandeliers, marble bathrooms and oriental rugs. The ‘Personality Suites’ pay homage to the life and work of famous characters who have stayed here. For the business traveller, the Raffles Inc Business Rooms offer a separate living area and bedroom, a functional working desk, fast internet and a refrigerated bar.
Peeling yourself away from the hotel’s sumptuous surroundings might be hard, but it’s worth it to explore the array of attractions on its doorstep. There’s plenty for culture vultures including the famous Panjiayuan Antique Market, the Peking Opera House and National Grand Theatre. Traditional attractions such as the Summer Palace, Hutong Square and The Forbidden City will have history buffs amused for hours. Once you’ve had enough, the hotel’s fitness centre and sauna provides a welcome retreat.
From innovative French cuisine at the elegant Jaan overlooking Chang An Avenue, to international fare at the stylish East 33 in the States Building, to cocktails and conversation in the charming and sophisticated 1920s-style Writers Bar, the Raffles offers a choice of places to eat and drink that combines local culture and world cuisine.
33 East Changan Avenue, DongchBeijing100004Cn