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The Emperor Beijing Forbidden City

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   No.33 Qihelou Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006 , China (Tian'anmen / Wangfujing)
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Ranked #69 of 5,414 Hotels in Beijing
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oss, The Netherlands
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49 reviews 49 reviews
19 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As I was looking for a hotel in Beijing I found this nice boutique hotel. We stayed 5 days here and it was superb. We staff was friendly and very eager to help. The rooms are modern design with comfort. Good beds to sleep, rain shower, free minibar free wifi access. Every evening they brought the weather report for the... More

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Orlando, Florida
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70 reviews 70 reviews
17 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for 6 nights and loved it. In reality is is not a 5 star hotel as my rating would suggest but the combination of location, a great restaurant and rooftop bar, a spacious and comfortable room, and a quirky architecture made it a great experience that I would repeat without hesitation if I were back in Beijing... More

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Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a solo traveller I stayed at this hotel for two nights. The rooms are spacious and the design is functional. The attention by the hotelstaff is of high standards and hard to find in other hotels at the same standard. english is well spoken by staff.

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New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited during a hot July day. Tons of Chinese tourists and me. Enter at South Gate, purchase a ticket from the windows. Plenty of guides available if you want one and the audio guide which I used was terrible. Could barely hear anything and when you did it was hard to understand. Not much to see here but worth a... More

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Grand Rapids
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82 reviews 82 reviews
60 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is no elevator at the hotel. About a 15-20 min walk to T SQ. There was a long very crowded line to go thru 2 Metal Detectors. Took about 1/2 hr. Many shops, restaurants, fruit stands around hotel. Go to the right at the corner take right, 5min walk there is a supermarket. Beware of the taxi hackers when... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent staff for this clean and cosy hotel, fluent English is spoken and all are very helpful. Minibar refilled daily, good amenities, reception assists when a taxi is needed. The rooms are comfortable and there is no noise from other rooms . Real pleasure staying there.

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Braga, Portugal
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The hotel is has a cool look from the inside (although the front deak looks like something out of an hostel or something. ..) the breakfast was overall good, and the balcony has an awesome view over thw forbidden city. The staff was the problem. First because their english is very poor making the communication a lot harder....and don't even... More

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Basel, Switzerland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This Hotel is modern very confortable and very well served by a very kind staff. Breakfast was probably the best part of it and also, the Top Roof terrace bar with a partial view of the Forbidden City. I must mention also the very tidy cleaning and constant attention of the rooms. Cons: worn-out signs in several places are calling... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The hotel staff made a good impression on us. They took care of us and made a really good atmosphere. The hotel interior was interesting - makes an impression really well designed place but the quality of finish was lacking in some places. Unfortunately the roof top jacuzzi was non existent at the time when we where there. The location... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Stayed at The Emperor on a brief stop in Beijing en route from Manila. It was a great find! The design of the room was great and the room was really spacious. An elevator in the hotel would have been nice, but isn't make or break. Complimentary L'Occitane toiletries and the pretty well stocked mini bar were nice touches. Breakfast... More

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Address: No.33 Qihelou Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006 , China
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Location: China > Beijing Region > Beijing > Tian'anmen / Wangfujing
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Emperor Beijing Forbidden City 3.5*
Number of rooms: 56
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