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Beijing Foreign Experts Building

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East Lansing, MI
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

Recently stayed for two weeks at the Foreign Experts Hotel in Beijing. On the plus side, walkable to Olympic Park (although some hairy road crossings), large one bedroom suites with full kitchen and washing machine (very helpful for two week trip). Downside - staff speaks next to no English, restaurant food and breakfast undistinguished (although excellent coffee), no bar service... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

I stayed two nights at the Foreign Experts Building just before the Spring Festival (春节) as a foreign expert for a foreign-expert meeting. I see from previous reviews that others stay here through hotel bookings. The Foreign Experts Building is not great as a hotel (饭店) but should instead be regarded as a guesthouse (宾馆) and I am rating as... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

This hotel is located close to the Olympic village. The rooms are extremely large with separate living areas, bedroom and small kitchenettes. It seemed most of the hotel smelt of smoke and the decor is looking tired. Unfortunately it isn't near the the subway so difficult to access lots of places in Beijing (as you need to rely on taxis).... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

I stayed 3 nights in this hotel. The Olympic village is within walking distance and the metro conveniently connects it to the Forbidden City. Very nice Chinese buffet at breakfast, lunch and dinner. Friendly people, spacious fully equipped appartments. Do not expect a soft bed though....

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Pakistan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The foreign expert's building in Beijing is located at very inconvenient, uneasily approachable location. The location is not easily approachable by bus, subway is very far at least 20 minutes walk. It is difficult to make taxi driver understand about its location. It is average hotel with average environment, very slow internet, average services, average food/buffet, and average standard living... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This hotel is better than many in the area (near Olympic grounds), although a little tired (carpets, bathrooms). Much to do in walking distance (little corner food stalls, supermarkets, pleasant neighborhoods to walk through to get to transit. Great fun watching morning exercises in the park at base of building. Good swimming pool for exercise. Strange to be a guest... More 

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Austin, TX
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

My view of this place has to be taken with a grain of salt as I do not speak a word of Chinese and this definitely impacted my experience. That said, it was not at all an unpleasant stay, though the room I got was rather basic and many things that might be complimentary in other hotels had price tags... More 

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Minneapolis, MN
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This hotel has a great buffet meal service, with good examples of chinese and muslim-diet approved items. The lobby is spacious, clean and comfortable, and there are good restaurants within walking distance; but you will want a local guide and reference to find them. The public park next door to the west is worth taking some time to enjoy, as... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This hotel is in an imposing building and as its name implies is catering for foreign experts visiting China. Many reviewers have commented on the lack of English spoken by the staff but this was certainly not a problem for us, we found them polite and extremely helpful. Our accommodation was a small suite of rooms on the top floor.... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I was convinced with the name and hoped for a decent conversation about the booking and stay in this hotel. Unfortunately, I had to take help of a Chinese person to book. After I reached the hotel, it took good 40 minutes to convey the message to the front desk and get a room. Room: Clean, but air condition went... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms

Additional Information about Beijing Foreign Experts Building

Address: NO. 8 HuayanbEili, Beijing 100029, China
Location: China > Beijing > Asian Games Village
Price Range: $54 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Beijing Foreign Experts Building 4*
Number of rooms: 192
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