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Top Beijing Historic Hotels

Shichahai Sandalwood Boutique Hotel
4 out of 5
No. 42 Xinghua Hutong, Xicheng District, Beijing, Beijing
The price is ¥16,266 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (250 reviews)

"Staff was friendly and helpful, service was personalized, ambiance was great and environment is clean. Perfect stay for anyone who wishes to get a feel of Chinese culture and serenity."…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Shichahai Sandalwood Boutique Hotel
Beijing Double Happiness Hotel
3 out of 5
37 Dongsi Sitiao, Dongcheng District, Beijing, Beijing
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The price is ¥6,274 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (685 reviews)
Cute place

"If you are looking for an experience much like the Chinese live, you should stay here. This is in a great location and hidden in the mix of where people live. Lots of restaurants within walking distance. Subway is also within walking distance. They serve a great breakfast every morning and the staff ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020

Beijing Double Happiness Hotel
Park Plaza Beijing Wangfujing
4 out of 5
97 Jinbao St., Dongcheng District, Beijing, Beijing
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The price is ¥7,113 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,000 reviews)

"Such a beautiful hotel. The staff really went beyond trying to make our stay as comfortable as possible, we even got a room upgrade when we bought breakfast for all 6 days of our stay. Loved the laundry facility! Super helpful, since I hate having to take dirty clothes back home with me."…"

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2020

Park Plaza Beijing Wangfujing
Han's Royal Garden Hotel
4.5 out of 5
20 Qinlao Hutong, South Jiaodaokou St., Dongcheng District, Beijing, Beijing
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4.5/5Wonderful! (92 reviews)

"Amazing staff. Location perfect, except taxi's can't find it. Expensive for this area. The building's history really adds to the uniqueness of the property."…"

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2017

Han's Royal Garden Hotel
Beijing Hotel Nuo Forbidden City
5 out of 5
33 Chang An Avenue, Dongcheng District, Beijing, Beijing
Free Cancellation
The price is ¥10,044 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (998 reviews)

"We arrived early at the hotel because my daughter was very unwell and unable to sight-see that morning as planned. The hotel staff saw she was not well and very kindly allowed us to check in early and checked up on us periodically throughout our stay to make sure we were OK. They even sent fruit ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2020

Beijing Hotel Nuo Forbidden City
Shichahai Shadow Art Performance Hotel
4 out of 5
No.24 Song Shu Jie, Xicheng District, Beijing, Beijing
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4.3/5Excellent! (553 reviews)
Loved the ambience

"We absolutely loved the ambience, decoration and the overall vibe of the hotel. The shadow art theme is all over the lobby, main area and in each room and are all done very well, the shadow puppet play was lovely and the staff very helpful and attentive. Rooms are a bit on the small side but this ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2020

Shichahai Shadow Art Performance Hotel
Grand Hotel Beijing
5 out of 5
No 35 East Chang An Avenue, Beijing, Beijing
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4.2/5Very Good! (496 reviews)

"location was great nice room"…"

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2018

Grand Hotel Beijing
Beijing Sihe Courtyard Hotel
3.5 out of 5
No. 5 Deng Cao Hu Tong, Dong Si South St, Dongcheng District, Beijing, Beijing
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The price is ¥6,567 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (368 reviews)
Fantastic traditional Chinese hotel

"Great stay in a traditional Chinese Courtyard hotel."…"

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2019

Beijing Sihe Courtyard Hotel
Sunworld Dynasty Hotel Beijing Wangfujing
5 out of 5
50 Wangfujing Avenue, Beijing, Beijing
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The price is ¥9,488 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (906 reviews)
Good option - great Breakfast

"Very good breakfast and made good use of the swimming pool"…"

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2020

Sunworld Dynasty Hotel Beijing Wangfujing
Jade Garden Hotel Beijing Forbidden City
3.5 out of 5
No 1 Nanheyan Street, Beijing, Beijing
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4.1/5Very Good! (804 reviews)

"The Location is very good doesn't matter were do you want to go."…"

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2020

Jade Garden Hotel Beijing Forbidden City
Capital Hotel
5 out of 5
3 Qianmen East Street, Beijing, Beijing
Free Cancellation
The price is ¥9,172 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (998 reviews)

"Well located. Nice rooms and friendly staff. Great hotel"…"

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2019

Capital Hotel
Prime Hotel Beijing Wangfujing
4.5 out of 5
No.2 Wangfujing Main Street, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing, Beijing
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4/5Very Good! (996 reviews)

"The property is clean. Location is good, near many good restaurants and shopping malls."…"

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2020

Prime Hotel Beijing Wangfujing
Novotel Beijing Peace
4 out of 5
No 3 Jinyu Hutong, Beijing, Beijing
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The price is ¥8,271 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (993 reviews)
Excellent stay but could use some updating

"Overall our experience was great and the service was amazing. The lady who checked us in was very polite and helpful and the staff themselves were wonderful. The location really can't be beat as it's right in the heart of Beijing which is so close to everything. The deluxe room was generally comfortable ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

Novotel Beijing Peace
TianAn Rega Hotel
4 out of 5
Tianan Mansion, Hualong Street, Nanheyan Road, Dongcheng District, Beijing, Beijing
The price is ¥3,973 per night
3.8/5Good! (528 reviews)

"Prime location: near major tourists' attractions, such as the Forbidden City and the National Museum, yet on a quiet side street. 5-minute walk to a large-scale supermarket, a smaller one is just next door. 8-minutes to Wangfujing shopping area and restaurants. 2 subway stations within 10-minute ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020

TianAn Rega Hotel
Beijing Xihua Jade Hotel Forbidden City
3 out of 5
No. 5 North Zhide Alley, Beiheyan Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing, Beijing
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3.5/5Good! (708 reviews)

"What a wonderful location, 2 minute walk from the bus stop, and close to the forbidden city. Easy to find as well, just be careful as we put the wrong address in and walked to a different hotel. The hotel staff are nice, however the speak very very little english, they could not even tell us where ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2020

Beijing Xihua Jade Hotel Forbidden City
Beijing Dongfang Hotel
3.5 out of 5
No.11, Wanming Road, Xuanwu District, Beijing, Beijing
Free Cancellation
The price is ¥6,903 per night
3.5/5Good! (63 reviews)
A solid choice for a short stay in Beijing

"A solid, mid-range hotel. Comfortable beds and decent service, though given the time of year they had not activated the air-conditioning in the rooms yet."…"

Reviewed on May 7, 2019

Beijing Dongfang Hotel
Redwall Hotel
3 out of 5
No.31 North Shatan Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing, Beijing
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3.4/5Good! (618 reviews)
Four walls, a roof and a locked door

"The hotel might have been a 3 star rating 20 years ago. Since then the only refurbishment has been to replace the television. The whole interior needs to the stripped out and renovated. The shining light was the laundry which removed a bad stain from a shirt."…"

Reviewed on May 22, 2016

Redwall Hotel
Beijing Hyde Courtyard Hotel
3 out of 5
No.11 Shijia Alley, Meishi Street, Xicheng District, Beijing, Beijing
The price is ¥2,215 per night
3.4/5 (182 reviews)
will stay again

"Great hotel, great locations and at a great price."…"

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2019

Beijing Hyde Courtyard Hotel
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Frequently asked questions

What can I expect on my historical trip to Beijing?
The rich history of Beijing is well known so make time to visit the prominent temples, especially if you love history. And while you’re here, you can check out the fascinating museums and acclaimed art scene. You can also take time at the popular shops in this culturally rich area.
What's the best hotel in Beijing that's close to historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Beijing Double Happiness Hotel is a top 3-star historic inn bookable on Expedia and it offers a restaurant. Wangfujing Street is a short 16-minute walk away. A couple of other options to soak up the local history include Jade Garden Hotel Beijing Forbidden City and Shichahai Shadow Art Performance Hotel.
How many historically relevant hotels will I find in Beijing?
Beijing has 1421 hotels and other lodging options bookable on Expedia, including 616 historic hotels or hotels close to historic sites.
What are the top historical sites and other places in Beijing?
Beijing is notable for its temples and landmarks like Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, and Wangfujing Street. Known for its museums and art, cultural venues include Great Hall of the People, National Museum of China, and National Art Museum of China. Other popular sights include Great Wall of China and Great Wall of China.
What is a historic hotel like in Beijing?
A historic hotel gives guests an opportunity to stay in a place recognized with an official historic designation. Historic hotels throughout the world come in all forms like castles, stately homes, palaces or even pubs, lodges, old police stations or skyscrapers — any building that’s been identified as being of special interest. These types of hotels in Beijing often preserve original characteristics like traditional architecture and period features in guestrooms or communal spaces.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
They are quite similar. The term “historic hotel” is more common in the U.S., while “heritage hotel” is often used in Asia and Europe. Historic hotels tend to focus on the building and architecture itself. Heritage hotels draw their meaning mainly from the cultural value that the place has and how it shaped the community.
Do historic hotels in Beijing have modern facilities?
Yes, every effort is made to preserve the historic aspects and traditions, while interiors have safety features and modern conveniences. Visitors can expect the amenities from a contemporary hotel such as WiFi, heating and air conditioning, and updated bathroom facilities. When you book a historic hotel in Beijing, it doesn’t mean you’re choosing a place that’s rundown or uncomfortable for guests.

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