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Raffles Beijing Hotel , Beijing

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Hotel Introduction
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Built in the 1900s, Raffles Beijing Hotel has long stood as an icon of Beijing's historical heritage. The venue of many significant political and cultural events, it has become one of Beijing's most distinguished addresses. The hotel is centrally located in the city with convenient transportation and quite close to a lot of famous sight seeings. A morden French style building in light pink color.

Ideally situated at the crossroads of famous Chang An Avenue and the district of Wangfujing, Raffles Beijing Hotel is in the heart of the prestigious business and commercial districts and a few minutes from the mystical Forbidden City, historical Tiananmen Square, the Silk Market and other famous sights. It is also a short 15-minute walk from Beijing railway station and less than five minutes from Wangfujing subway station.

Raffles Beijing Hotel epitomises elegance and exclusivity, as guests luxuriate in 171 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites, which are some of the most expansive and decadent in Beijing. The inimitable Raffles experience is taken a step further with sumptuous culinary creations to delight every palate, state-of-the-art meeting and banquet facilities and a Fitness Centre complete with its own indoor swimming pool.

The Raffles Beijing Hotel in Beijing is a well established hotel among the Hotels in Beijing. The hotel is popular with tourists who love to stay amidst opulent luxury and convenience befitting the royals. For tourists of all type the hotel offers such fantastic accommodation facilities that the experience is sure to remain unsurpassed. It is undoubtedly one of the best among all the Hotels in China.

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Room and Accommodation
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The room facilities at Raffles Beijing Hotel in Beijing are excellent and help one have a memorable and unparalleled stay. Some exclusive room services offered include, complimentary tea and coffee, automatic wake-up call service, broadband and wireless internet access, mini bar, air conditioning, fax and DVD machine available upon request , data port for fax and modem. The 171 rooms of the hotel are a perfect blend of elegance and modern sophistication. The rooms are large in size and tastefully appoined with intricate Oriental accents and French elegance, the broad band is free of charge in the room.

If one wishes to enjoy a memorable holiday in Beijing one should lodge in Raffles Beijing Hotel in Beijing, one of the renowned hotels in the city. The Room Facilities at Raffles Beijing Hotel in Beijing are arguably the best in China. The Room Facilities at Raffles Beijing Hotel in Beijing add to the elegance of the hotel. The facilities available are couched with warmth and courtesy. They take care of all the minutest details of guests. The Hotel Amenities and Services at Raffles Beijing Hotel in Beijing are also varied and excellent.

The Location of Raffles Beijing Hotel in Beijing is at the crossroads of famous Chang An Avenue the prestigious business and commercial districts of Beijing. The hotel is a stone's throw distance from the mystical Forbidden City, historical Tiananmen Square, the Silk Market and other famous sites. It is also a short 15-minute walk from Beijing railway station and the nearest subway station is less than five minutes from the hotel. It takes 40 minutes to reach Beijing Capital International Airport from the hotel. The Room Facilities at Raffles Beijing Hotel in Beijing are equipped to keep guest relaxed and comfortable throughout the stay. The availability of such fantastic facilities makes a stay in the hotel a fantastic experience. The 171 rooms of the hotel comprise the following types:

Landmark Rooms

Located in the Main Building of the hotel, the well-appointed Landmark Rooms are the perfect blend of old-world charm and modern sophistication. Residents can retreat into a haven of relaxation complete with cosy seating areas, timber flooring and five-fixture bathrooms featuring twin washbasins and marble-tiled floors.

Raffles Inc Executive Rooms

Lofty ceilings and spacious interiors await guests who choose to stay in Raffles Beijing Hotel's Raffles Inc Executive rooms. Located in the State Building of the hotel, these contemporary rooms are beautifully appointed with intricate finishing, dual-line telephones and a dataport and broadband to cater for your business needs. Raffles Inc residents will also enjoy exclusive access to and use of the private lounge, where daily breakfast and evening cocktails are served.

Personality Suites

Throughout its long rich history, Raffles Beijing Hotel has had the privileged to host some of the world's brightest luminaries from China and overseas. The nine Personality Suites are Sun Yat Sen Suite, George Bernard Shaw Suite, Zhang Xue Liang Suite, Guo Moruo Suite, Bernard Law Montgomery Suite, Li Zong Ren Suite, Henri Cartier-Bresson Suite, Charles de Gaulle Suite and Feng Yu Xiang Suite. In each of the suites, you will find specially sourced personality-related memorabilia, offering unique experiences to those who wish to walk down the memory lane with individuals who were once associated with the Raffles Beijing Hotel.

Grand Hotel Suites

Residents who stay in the Grand Hotel Suites are privy to a world of elegance, exclusivity and indulgence, where attention to detail is the hallmark. Invitingly spacious with dining and living areas, a chaise longue, a pantry and an exclusive study area, the opulent Grand Hotel Suite is ideal for both the executive and leisure traveller. Located in the Main Building, each suite is tastefully adorned with selected antiques and artwork.

Presidential Suite

Elegance and splendour prevail in the resplendent Presidential Suite which occupies two floors, 6th and 7th floors of the Main Building in Raffles Beijing Hotel. Featuring a unique ambience of European elegance complete with contemporary artifacts, it provides the perfect residence befitting royalties, luminaries and heads of states. Boasting an expansive 880 square metres in area, it is one of the largest luxurious presidential suites in Beijing. The suite has four luxurious bedrooms, two cosy living rooms, a dining / private meeting room, a mini theatre complete with audio-visual facilities, a study, a gym and Roman style bathrooms complete with Jacuzzi and sauna.

Landmark Suites

The Landmark Suites located in the Main Building are spaciously designed with the comfort of the resident in mind. With elegant period furnishings including a luxurious four-poster bed on a raised level from the living area and marble tiled bathroom with a Jacuzzi tub, each suite exudes warm and character reminiscent of the imperial past.

Some Room Facilities at Raffles Beijing Hotel in Beijing are:

  • Total Number of Rooms: 171
  • Single rooms
  • Double rooms
  • Twin rooms
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  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Internet via television
  • Connection for laptop
  • Air conditioning
  • Television
  • Direct dial phone
  • Mini bar
  • Hairdryer
  • Voltage 220v
  • Raffles Inc Lounge, with business facilities and
    complimentary tea and coffee for Raffles Inc. residents
  • Drawing room
  • On-call room valet service
  • Broadband and wireless Internet access
  • Fax and DVD machine available upon request
  • Dataport for fax / modem
  • In-room safe
  • LCD television
  • Personalised wake-up call with refreshment
  • Concierge services
  • Raffles Amrita Fitness
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Airport limousine service
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Facilities
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The hotel amenities and services at Raffles Beijing Hotel in Beijing are arguably the best in the country. Some such amenities and services are four distinctive restaurants and bars within Raffles Beijing Hotel which offer exceptional quality food prepared in unbeatable style. Food from modern French to pure Asian variety is available. The renowned Raffles high tea is served at La Vie daily between 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm. The Resident's Bar of the hotel is well stocked with a range of beverages. The hotel also has expansive meeting and function rooms.

The staff is well-trained and highly professional to cater to the various requirements of the business class. The five function rooms of the hotel are equipped with state-of-the-art meeting and convention facilities which include intelligent lighting systems, dimmable, motorized batons, special light fixtures and high-tech audio-visual equipment. The Le Salon Raffles is a meeting room for VIP's and offers unequivocal privacy for intimate events and parties. It includes a pre-function area where guests can enjoy cocktails. Other facilities include laundry facilities, reception desk available 24 hours to assist travelers, car rentals etc.

There are various types of Hotels in Beijing in China striving to provide quality services to tourists. Among all the luxurious hotels in the region Raffles Beijing Hotel in Beijing provides a lodging option designed to provide the utmost in comfort and elegance. The Hotel Amenities and Services at Raffles Beijing Hotel in Beijing are tailored to give the kind of experience which one has never come across before or is sure never to experience after. The Location of Raffles Beijing Hotel in Beijing is a short 15-minute walk from Beijing railway station. The nearest subway station is less than five minutes from the hotel. The Beijing Capital International Airport is 40 minutes drive away from the hotel. Thus the location serves as a perfect strategic advantage to guests.

The Room Facilities at Raffles Beijing Hotel in Beijing are extremely comfortable and relaxing. All the 171 rooms of the hotel are designed to give utmost comfort. The host of room facilities available makes a stay perfect in the complete sense of the term. Added to this the Hotel Amenities and Services at Raffles Beijing Hotel in Beijing invariably enhance the level of relaxation amidst opulent luxury.

Restaurant

There are four distinctive restaurants and bars within Raffles Beijing Hotel. They offer the ultimate when it comes to fine and fashionable dining. The award-winning chefs of the restaurants have teamed up to create a unbeatable style showcasing a variety of cuisines from modern French to pure Asian. Raffles own inimitable high tea is served at La Vie daily between 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm. The restaurants introduce one to a wide selection of dishes made with the freshest ingredients. The Resident's Bar of the hotel is well stocked with a range of beverages.

Conference Room

Raffles Beijing Hotel has an ideal location, arrangement and expertise to ensure the success of all important meetings and events. The hotel has expansive meeting and function rooms and well-trained, highly professional staff to cater to the various requirements of the business class.

Raffles Beijing Hotel has five function rooms equipped with state-of-the-art meeting and convention facilities. The State Building's four function rooms feature intelligent lighting systems, dimmable, motorized batons, special light fixtures and high-tech audio-visual equipment. Three of its function rooms can be combined into one grand ballroom. For smaller functions, the Jade room (96 square meters) is also available.

The Le Salon Raffles (140 square meters) offers unequivocal privacy for intimate events and parties meant for the VIP. It includes a pre-function area where guests can enjoy cocktails.

  • writers barMedium sized lobby
  • 2 lifts
  • Porterage 24 hour
  • Room service 24 hour
  • 1 indoor pool (heated)
  • 7 floors
  • Car parking
  • Gymnasium
  • Sauna
  • Tennis
  • Shop
  • Boutique
  • Travel agency facilities
  • Car rental facilities
  • Baby sitting
  • Laundry facilities
  • Business centre
  • Disabled facilities
  • Bar
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Fitness Centre / Health Club
  • Parking / Car Park
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Wakeup Service

Lobby

The large lobby is large in size with rest area adjacent to it.There are many throughout the huge place, while marbled and carpeted floors, plants and elegant furniture.

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Location
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Ideally situated at the crossroads of famous Chang An Avenue and the district of Wangfujing, Raffles Beijing Hotel is in the heart of the prestigious business and commercial districts and a few minutes from the mystical Forbidden City, historical Tiananmen Square, the Silk Market and other famous sights. It is also a short 15-minute walk from Beijing railway station and less than five minutes from Wangfujing subway station.

The Raffles Beijing Hotel in Beijing is located at the junction of famous Chang An Avenue and is in the heart of the prestigious business and commercial districts of Beijing. It is just a short 15-minute walk from Beijing railway station. The station is about 1.5 km away. The Wangfujing subway station is less than five minutes from the hotel. It takes 40 minutes to reach Beijing Capital International Airport from the hotel. So conveyance facilities from the hotel are immense and varied. The important sites close to the hotel include The Forbidden City, Sun Dong An Plaza, Oriental Plaza, Quanjude Roast Duck Restaurant, Beijing Department Store, Wangfujing Snack Street, Bei Hai Park and many other places of great interest and importance.

The Location of Raffles Beijing Hotel in Beijing is at the famous Chang An Avenue and the district of Wangfujing. The renowned Raffles Beijing Hotel is in the heart of the prestigious business and commercial districts of Beijing. The Location of Raffles Beijing Hotel in Beijing is a few minutes from the mystical Forbidden City, the historical Tiananmen Square, the Silk Market and other famous sights. It is also a short 15-minute walk from Beijing railway station which is about 1.5 km away. The Wangfujing subway station is just five minutes from the hotel. It takes 40 minutes to reach Beijing Capital International Airport from the Location of Raffles Beijing Hotel in Beijing.

The Hotel Amenities and Services at Raffles Beijing Hotel in Beijing are renowned among all the hotels in Beijing in China. Apart from subsidiary facilities like having a beauty salon, providing ticket reservation service etc the hotel has an elaborate dining facility, sports and leisure facilities and facilities for meetings and seminars. Luxurious accommodation, along with good-quality Room Facilities at Raffles Beijing Hotel in Beijing, is an essential feature of the hotel. All the rooms are equipped with televisions, telephones, mini bars, air conditioners etc. 24 hour room service is available for the convenience of guests.

The Location of Raffles Beijing Hotel in Beijing is near to the following attractions:

The Forbidden City
Located at the centre of the ancient city of Beijing, the Forbidden City, also known as Palace Museum, or Gugong in Chinese, was the Imperial Palace during the mid-Ming and the Qing dynasties. Its extensive grounds cover 720,000 square metres, and comprise 800 buildings and 9999 rooms. The Forbidden City was listed by UNESCO as the largest collection of preserved ancient wooden structures in the world, and was declared a World Heritage Site in 1987. The Imperial Palace grounds are located directly to the north of the famed Tiananmen Square.

Wangfujing
Wangfujing is a fairly long pedestrian shopping street in the heart of Beijing city. The ever-bustling street is home to a few historical landmarks, major shopping malls, souvenir shops, street food stalls and night markets, as well as renowned restaurants and tea houses. The largest outdoor screen in Beijing can be found at Wangfujing, and the street is transformed into an impressive, neon-lit spectacle by night.

The Sealed Well
Discover the 'well' marking the history of Wangfujing Street. According to the principles of Chinese geomancy, it was forbidden in ancient times to dig wells at random near the Imperial Palace. This sweet-water well was built during the Ming dynasty, and because it was the only well in the neighbourhood, it was prized as a scarce commodity and was closely monitored by the resident aristocracy

Sun Dong An Plaza
Beijing's most modern shopping mall, Sun Dong An Plaza, is a major shopping destination in Beijing. This Chinese mall occupies a 20,439-square-metre site in Wangfujing, has multiple atriums and a nostalgic old Peking Street located in the basement. The retail area will soon be repositioned as a trendy, young shopping zone, and major renovations should be complete by 2007, in time for the 2008 Beijing Olympics

Oriental Plaza
Oriental Plaza is a sprawling 100,000 square metres and offers an enormous diversity of goods. One of the largest shopping malls in Beijing, Oriental Plaza is complete with a large selection of interesting boutiques, cafes and restaurants. From the latest fashion to state-of-the-art technology, chances are you will find it here. There are plenty of eating options available, in particular, the extensive food court in the basement. Oriental Plaza also hosts the only Sony ExploraScience in Asia

Beijing Department Store
The Beijing Department Store has been operating since 1955 and is the first large, state-invested department store in the history of China, hence it is also known as the 'First Storage of New China'. Its historical architecture is worth looking out for, and large crowds are attracted to the departments selling everything from jewellery to clothing to sports equipment.

Shengxifu Hat Shop
Choose from a wide variety of hats at Shengxifu Hat Shop, or admire the display of antique hats worn by Chinese top officials of the past. Known for the good quality of their products, the shop has been constantly developing new varieties to keep up with changes in trends. With a trademark of 'Three Hats', its products have a good market at home and abroad

Yong'antang Medicine Shop
Yong'antang Medicine Shop is a traditional Chinese pharmacy with a history going back more than 580 years. It has since developed into a large-scale drugstore with 16 departments and around 1100 kinds of traditional Chinese medicines. Since its establishment, Yong'antang has kept to the tenet of suiting the remedy to the case and is highly reputable for its pharmaceutical and diagnostic practices, as well as its home-grown herbs, excellent raw materials and commendable services

Quanjude Roast Duck Restaurant
The Quanjude Restaurant, the largest roast duck restaurant in Beijing if not in the world, was opened in 1979. With a vast floor space of 15,000 square metres, the restaurant is divided into 41 dining halls and can serve up to 5000 meals a day when filled to capacity. Its highly experienced chefs are specialised in ensuring the soft and crisp texture of the roast duck and take pride in the quality of ingredients used

Wuyutai Tea House
Discover the magic of Chinese tea in an authentic tea house. For more than 100 years, Wuyutai Tea House has been a popular retreat for the Chinese people, and with its Oriental themed decor, cosy atmosphere and ample selection of fragrant tea, customers are treated to the refined tea culture. Private rooms are also available for customers requiring a more intimate setting, and performances can be enjoyed during weekends

Wangfujing Snack Street
Travel back in time and experience an old Peking food street. All snack stalls were built according to the architectural style of old Beijing, and the snack street is bustling with customers every day, especially in the evenings. The street is lined with stalls serving traditional fare and appetising snacks, such as steamed dumplings, red bean and glutinous rice cakes, stuffed buns, fried starch sausages and much more

Bei Hai Park
Half a kilometre west of the north gates of the Forbidden City is the famous Bei Hai Park. One of the most breathtaking parks in China, it used to be the former palace of the emperors in successive dynasties and is known as the Winter Palace by Westerners. It is now a popular park covering a total area of over 68 hectares, half of which is a lake. It boasts one of the best of China's classical gardens and a splendid landscape in the form of artificial hills, pavilions, halls, temples and covered corridors.

  • Location: Central
  • 35 kms to the nearest airport (beijing)
  • 2 minute walk to the nearest metro station (wang fu jing stop)
  • 2 km to the nearest station (beijing railway station)
  • 2 minute walk to the nearest bus stop
  • 20 km to the nearest fair site (china int'l exhibition center)

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