I’ve never been to a hotel, so I’ll tell you about the three hotels I’d stay in if I went to Beijing.
Holiday Inn Express Beijing Dongzhimen, an IHG Hotel
It is ideally located in the ambassadorial district, about 15 minutes walk from the bar street of Sanlitun. Enjoy modern rooms with free internet access, a free fitness center, and free massage chairs.
Among the comforts of each room are air conditioning, a spacious place to work, a sofa, an iPod docking station, and tea/coffee accessories. Big windows provide good lighting. The tour desk staff will assist in booking tours and purchasing tickets for family events. ATM, laundry, and business center with 6 computers are at your disposal. The stylish dining room serves a full breakfast «buffet», as well as a full lunch and dinner. Drinks are served in a small bar.
Average suite price from 6 thousand rubles.
Grand Millennium Beijing
The luxurious Grand Millennium Hotel is located in the Fortune Plaza shopping and entertainment center in Beijing, next to the new CCTV headquarters. There is an indoor swimming pool, a spa, and 4 restaurants. Free internet access is available throughout the territory.
The modern interiors of the elegant and spacious rooms at the Beijing Grand Millennium complement the large French windows overlooking the city. Facilities include a flat-screen TV, a mini-bar, and a safe.
In a fully equipped private bathroom with a separate shower and bathroom, you can use free toiletries and dressing gowns.
Guests can visit the fitness center and make an appointment for a massage at the spa. You can also rent a car and book excursions at the tourist office. The CBD International restaurant serves local and international cuisine.
The Yao Chi restaurant serves traditional Chinese cuisine. The Havana Bar offers cigars and liqueurs, and the Lobby Lounge offers cocktails.
Average suite price from 9 thousand rubles.
The Great Wall Hotel Beijing
The Great Wall Beijing is located in the heart of Chaoyang’s commercial district, only 300 meters from the Agricultural Exhibition Center Metro Station. There are 4 restaurants and an indoor swimming pool.
French windows, a flat-screen TV, a mini-bar and a cozy lounge area are among the stylish and tastefully decorated rooms. Modern rooms also have a bathroom with abath and shower. The Silk Road Trattoria restaurant serves a variety of Italian cuisine and the French Bistro restaurant serves French specialties. The Chinese restaurant on the 22nd floor with panoramic views of the city will serve Cantonese and Sichuan cuisine.
There is also a sauna, gym and massage service. Currency exchange and car rental services are available at the 24-hour check-in desk.
Average suite price from 5 thousand rubles.
In conclusion, hotels are generally similar, but I would stay in the second one because I like the architecture of the building and the view of the bathroom, of course the cost of this hotel is higher than others, but I think it’s worth it.