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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 #65 of 5,118 hotels in Beijing
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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Monterrey, Mexico
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58 reviews 58 reviews
25 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

At first, We didn't know what to expect because of the style of the hotel, but when we got there we were received by three very kind members of the staff, with gifts and they were very helpful with our needs. In fact they helped us book a last minute tour, everything went smoothly ! Thankyou for that ! The... More

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Ashkelon, Israel
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67 reviews 67 reviews
30 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When you reserve a 5 star hotel you do not ask about a lift or accessibility in gemeral. This hotel has 4 floors but no lift. Breakfast is on the 4th floor anf if you are disabled it's a problem, as in our case. The staff was very kind and helped us to bring breakfast to the room, but the... More

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New York City, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was much to like about this hotel. It was within walking distance (15-20 minutes) of both the Palace Museum (Forbidden City) and the Wangfujing shopping district, yet tucked away in a fairly quiet residential area. It also had a rooftop dining lounge with views of the Forbidden City. On the surface, the hotel looked modern – in a 1960s... More

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel staff was friendly and helpful, the rooms were clean and the design of the rooms is really great. We had a pleasure of staying at the hotel twice during June, and both stays were good. The free bikes are really good, since the hotel is a little far from the nearest metro stations, but they can easily be... More

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Volda, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Truly excellent little hotel. The staff were friendly and incredibly helpful, the rooms are quirky, creative and very comfortable and the attention to detail across the board is absolutely first rate. The roof bar is a fantastic location with a great view of the Forbidden City. Highly recommended and great value.

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Madrid, Spain
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Member of the small luxury hotel of the worlds, the emperor delivers exactly this. Luxury and personalised service in a small scale. Do not expect any big reception area or big salons, dinning rooms and business centre. It is a small and intimate hotel appealing to travellers that need an oasis of tranquility and aesthetic gratification after a busy day... More

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Darmstadt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked a room at the emperor hotel in Beijing for 4 nights and I was not disappointed. There was only a few little "problems", so let's start with that because it will be fast. First the address, the hotel is located in a small street and the taxi driver may not know it, mine had to show the address... More

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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This was one of the best places I have ever stayed in. The hotel staff were great and very welcoming. The breakfast was great, and having a drink on the roof top bar was fun. The rooms are very "funky" and comfortable. I will definately recommend this hotel to my friends.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This hotel is a very unique place in a great location. It's décor is quite interesting and the room was very comfortable and very clean. The staff was great - very responsive to all of our needs, and they brought cookies every night. The location was perfect as a base for exploring Beijing. We did quite a bit of walking,... More

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Arad, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Very comfortable rooms, very friendly stuff and a great view from the top. The only inconvenicence is that it is a bit far from subway station . Everything else was just memorable and I would sincerely recommend it to any tourist.

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Address: No.33 Qihelou Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006 , China
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Location: China > Beijing > Tian'anmen / Wangfujing
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Emperor Beijing Forbidden City 3.5*
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The Emperor Beijing Forbidden City is on the east side of the Forbidden City. First Design Hotels' in China it combines the warm embrace of the Chinese hospitality with the newest western design to give our guests an Emperor's experience. In the Crystal Restaurant our first-class team introduces you to the Imperial taste dishes revealing the secrets of the Emperor's dishes. ... more   less 
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