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The Emperor Beijing Forbidden City

3.5 of 5 No.33 Qihelou Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006 , China
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Antwerp, Belgium
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is a perfect base camp for a short exploration trip to Beijing, if it's just the two of you or with a small group (separate rooms for everybody obviously). I don't see this place as a family kind of establishment. Please check my blog for the detailed review: http://thelivingplanet.eu/?p=75

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is a perfect base camp for a short exploration trip to Beijing, if it's just the two of you or with a small group (separate rooms for everybody obviously). I don't see this place as a family kind of establishment though. Please see my blog for detailed review: http://thelivingplanet.eu/?p=75

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Koszalin, Poland
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was expecting something cosy but found modern hotel which should be modernized. And needs maintenance. Location is great. View from the terrace is great - you see all Forbidden City (actually only roofs). I stayed there for a week - and every day breakfast was exactly the same. A bitt to less for 4/5 star hotel. So good for... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The location adjacent to the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square lifted the property (to four spots), which I have to say has commenced to deteriorate in places. It is also within walking distance of "walking street", if you are interested. The hotel is a little quirky in that there are no room numbers, just the names of Chinese Emperors, It... More 

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Maleny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This hotel was absolutely lovely! I arrived at Beijing Airport late at night, a solo, older woman traveller and my pre-booked transfer was there waiting to whisk me through the fog and traffic to The Emperor Hotel where I stayed for 4 nights. My room name was HuangTai Ji on the ground floor with an orange colour scheme. The free... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Walkable distance to main tourist locations. Reception staff were very helpful and English speaking to book taxis etc. Colourful rooms, spacious and modern. Breakfast not bad with Chinese and European selection. Would recommend for a trip to Beijing

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We had a great 4 night stay. Our room was well equipped and comfortable and the complementary mini bar was great. The staff were helpful and attentive. The restaurant was great for breakfast but wouldn't bother for dinner. The hotel is in a great location.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We decided on this hotel after reading other Tripadvisor reviews. The hotel is located along a side lane between two roads, and next to a hospital, which is also on a one-way street. Despite this, there was no hassle getting a cab or any noise issues. Others have talked about the location, so all I will say is that it... More 

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Lahaina, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

First of all, the location is stupendous. It is literally one block away from the wall/moat on the east side of the forbidden city. It's tucked in to a little hutong, which means your cabbie will have trouble finding it, but it's off the main tourist drag so there are locals playing cards on folding tables, local food (plastic chairs... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Great room, awesome bed, linen and towels. Occitane bathroom products. Friendly front desk staff. Restaurant staff definitely needs more training. Only one waiter spoke English and alll the other waiters were calling him from left and right to attend to foreigners. Good variety for breakfast buffet. Toaster needs to be replaced! IT doesn't toast. Everyone had to put in their... More 

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Address: No.33 Qihelou Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006 , China
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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Also Known As:
Emperor Hotel Beijing
Hotel Style:
#32 Spa Hotel in Beijing
#43 Romantic Hotel in Beijing
#89 Business Hotel in Beijing
#331 Best Value Hotel in Beijing

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