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“Luxury, service and convenience” 5 of 5 stars
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Shangri-La's China World Hotel
5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   No.1 Jianguomenwai Avenue | Chaoyang District, Beijing 100004, China (Guomao)   |  
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Luxury, service and convenience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Being my first visit to Beijing I chose this hotel because friends who do business in China recommended. It has a spectacular lobby, excellent service and beautiful suites. I stayed on the Horizon Club level which includes an all day lounge with full breakfast and a nice happy hour. If you eat breakfast this is a great place with cooked to order Western style food as well as local foods. You get what you pay for. At $400 per night I thought I received a good value for my room and I had a wonderful experience you wont get in an American hotel On Sunday afternoon there is a chamber concert in the lobby. Every evening there is some entertainment in the lobby. The hotel has several restaurants but I didn't eat there choosing to take the recommendation of my guide as we travelled about town. If you can I also recommend a car and driver. Hotel offers an airport pick up where a representative meets you as you get off the plane and whisks you through customs and in my case chauffeurs you into the city right to your room. Invaluable after flying for 15 hours.

Room Tip: Upgrade to a suite if you are staying more than a few days. Its worth it
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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled solo
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GM-ChinaWorldHotel, General Manager at Shangri-La's China World Hotel, responded to this review, November 11, 2013
Dear smarttoddy, thank you for your feedback. We are glad you had a great stay and enjoyed our Horizon Club room and lounge facilities. The Horizon Club is enjoyed by many of our regular guests. Our Horizon Lounge team strive to continuously provide the best service in the city to all of our guests. And thank you for highlighting our airport and Sunday concert in the lobby, it is definitely one of Beijing’s experiences. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Beijing. Regards, John Rice, Area General Manager
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Huntington, West Virginia, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

Awesome hote. we will always stay here in the future and will look for the other shangri la properties on future trips as we.. for an american couple travelling to china for the first time, food was our major concern...no worries here, the food is simply outstanding. fresh, variety, great service. we will always stay at this hotel. also, location is excellent for walking when the beijing city streets are packed with traffic which is every day no matter where you are in beijing. Also, the world class shopping located within the property is simply amazing.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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GM-ChinaWorldHotel, General Manager at Shangri-La's China World Hotel, responded to this review, November 7, 2013
Dear Todd S, thank you for your review, and we are glad you enjoyed the dining options at China World Hotel. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Beijing. Regards, John Rice, Area General Manager
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Was totally blown away by this hotel.
The entrance into the lobby was fantastic.
The rooms are very spacious along with great views.
Staff are friendly and English was spoken very well.
Below the hotel there is a shopping mall with all the top designer brands along with a subway station making it easy to travel around Beijing.
Had a fantastic stay at this hotel and the breakfast buffet was the best I've seen - so much to choose from.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Barry M
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GM-ChinaWorldHotel, General Manager at Shangri-La's China World Hotel, responded to this review, November 3, 2013
Dear Barry M, thank you for your review. We are delighted you had a great stay and enjoyed our hotel. The Scene A Cafe breakfast and lobby ambience are always enjoyed by our guests. I will also share your comments on our team with all the departments and I know they will be delighted with the recognition. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Beijing. Regards, John Rice, Area General Manager
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

The China World Hotel is a wonderful choice for those visiting Beijing. The hotel is top notch and rooms are spacious and very comfortable. All of the hotel restaurants were excellent and the lobby lounge is a great place for meetings over drinks. The location is perfect as well and it is only a few blocks walk to the Silk Market.

Room Tip: I highly recommend having a foot massage in the spa. It's a real treat.
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars
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Thank JohnCarlos2000
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GM-ChinaWorldHotel, General Manager at Shangri-La's China World Hotel, responded to this review, November 6, 2013
Dear JohnCarlos2000, thank you for your review. We are glad you had a great stay at China World Hotel, and were able to enjoy the hotels restaurants, particularly the lobby lounge. I will share your positive comments with the team. China World Hotel has a great location, a grand lobby and excellent facilities. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Beijing. Regards, John Rice, Area General Manager
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Newark, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Fantastic stay, staff attentive, beautiful view out window, excellent restaurant, best of four 5 star hotels we stayed at in China. Convenient mall downstairs, with top of the line (expensive) stores.
The lobby and flower displays were great.

Room Tip: As for window looking out the front.
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank kdb5327
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GM-ChinaWorldHotel, General Manager at Shangri-La's China World Hotel, responded to this review, October 30, 2013
Dear kdb5327, thank you for your review. We are glad to know that you have wonderful memories of your time with us. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Beijing. Regards. John Rice, Area General Manager.
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Had a fantastic stay here while exploring Beijing again. The lobby is breathtaking, opulent Chinese decoration & fantastic flower displays. The place has a relaxing, calm vibe to it which is much appreciated after long flights & busy days. The staff are ever ready to help & gracious about it too, house keeping deserves a special mention. The rooms were fabulously clean & well stocked, never before has turndown service actually placed the slippers on my feet!
Decent selection of hotel restaurants, we mainly used the buffet & I had no complaints about food selection, diversity & quality.
All in all a great stay, can't recommend this hotel highly enough.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
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Thank HelenA1066
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GM-ChinaWorldHotel, General Manager at Shangri-La's China World Hotel, responded to this review, October 28, 2013
Dear Helen P, thank you for your review. We are delighted to hear you found our rooms and facilities comfortable. And thank you for highlighting our Housekeeping. Our Lobby ambience is grand but warm and comfortable, it's a place you can spend the whole day. The lobby has daily high tea, and on Sundays we feature our Sunday concert, something rated as a “Must Experience” for visitors to Beijing. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Beijing. Regards, John Rice, Area General Manager
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

I spent 5 days in this superb hotel and I had a wonderful time. The lobby is impressive, and I was escorted to my suite where I was registered. The staff is wonderful and very attentive. My room had a beautiful view. The bed and pillows were very comfortable and the service is impeccable. The location is great for business and leisure activities. China World Mall is on site at the bottom, it is not even necessary to venture out. The bar and restaurant area is fantastic and I particularly enjoyed the cocktails prepared by Bruce Johnson. I would choose this hotel again if I will visit again Beijing.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank MarianPhel212
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GM-ChinaWorldHotel, General Manager at Shangri-La's China World Hotel, responded to this review, October 28, 2013
Dear MarianPhel212, thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed the facilities at China World Hotel and in particular Aria Bar and Restaurant. Our Aria is one of Beijing’s best, and many of our guests enjoy the bar and restaurant. I will let Bruce and Johnson know, they will be delighted; and thank you for highlighting your check in experience. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Beijing. Regards, John Rice, Area General Manager
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Address: No.1 Jianguomenwai Avenue | Chaoyang District, Beijing 100004, China
Location: China > Beijing Region > Beijing > Guomao
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Beijing
#4 Luxury Hotel in Beijing
#4 Family Hotel in Beijing
#7 Business Hotel in Beijing
#19 Romantic Hotel in Beijing
#220 Best Value Hotel in Beijing
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Hotel Class:5 star — Shangri-La's China World Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 716
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