This hotel is great, friendly staff, incredible location, clean rooms, neat lobby and free wifi! But this is definately not a 4 star hotel. I have stayed in 4 star hotels in China and Kapok misses the mark on the small touches. Dirty grouting in the bathrooms and dripping taps. Very minor and petty points, but for a 4 star hotel, should not be an issue.
In my opinon this is a top 3 star hotel and should advertise itself as such. Because with its amazing location, it doesn't need that extra star to pull customers.
Being so close to the shopping street, snack street, a list of restaurants and subway, not to mention the Forbidden City, that is more than enough reason to stay here! I'm glad I came! Thanks Kapok!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Hotel Kapok in Beijing is a uniquely designed boutique hotel located in the heart of this ancient Chinese city. A modern looking boutique hotel crafted with a touch of Chinese influence, next to the Forbidden City in Beijing. The lantern, a traditional icon in China, is used as a concept of exterior design, which breaks the boundaries between inner space and outdoor environment. An unconventional layout presents a spacious area; the ample use of glass enhances the natural light and the bamboo courtyard in the lobby slows the pac e of urban life. Hotel Kapok consists of 89 guestrooms and 16 suites, appointed with small gardens on the balcony. The interior design focuses on simplicity and pureness: white is all-pervading in the room, wooden floors and glass built bathrooms liberates the traveler's body and soul. The "Staircase Library" certainly increases the joy of reading. Hotel Kapok delivers personalized services while providing conveniences such as restaurants, bars, meeting rooms, business and fitness center.Hotel Kapok is located in the heart of Beijing , on the east side of the Forbidden City, minutes away from the famous shopping district Wangfujing. Tiananmen Square, Temple of Heaven, Beijing Train Station is also close by. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Kapok Hotel Beijing