Location: Within walking distance to the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square and other attractions.
Accommodation: Large rooms with classic quality decor and added extras.
Iconic: Stay in one of Asia’s most distinguished high-end brand hotels.
Style: Sparkling chandeliers hung on soaring ceilings, above a royal-blue carpet on a white marble staircase; Raffles Beijing is where timeless sophistication meets Chinese ostentation.
The Raffles Beijing Hotel stands as an icon in the city, once the setting of significant political and cultural events, and only a few minutes from the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square. The 171 rooms are reputed to be some of the most spacious and lavish in Beijing. There are four restaurants and bars to choose from in the hotel, including Jaan, which serves modern French cuisine, and East 33, which specializes in Asian and Western cuisine. The facilities at the hotel include business center, wi-fi access, fitness center, sauna, swimming pool and spa. The hotel is a 40-minute drive from Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK).
Raffles Beijing has 147 rooms and 24 suites, including 70 Landmark Rooms , 60 Raffles Inc. Business Rooms , 17 Raffles Inc. Executive Rooms , 9 Landmark Suites , 9 Personality Suites , 5 Grand Hotel Suites and 1 Presidential Suite. The rooms and suites are designed with classical French Oriental architecture and a feeling of the golden era. Rooms boast sparkling chandeliers hung on high ceilings, authentic Asian rugs laid on polished wooden floors and generous marble bathrooms.
Grand Hotel Suites give off an air of old-world charm and sophistication. The suites comprise spacious dining, living, and study areas all decorated with period style furnitcher and original artworks and antiques from the Song and Tang Dynasty. The suites have club floor privileges and many high-tech amenities and luxury added extras.
Landmark Rooms measure 495-square foot in size and comprise sleeping and living quarters and a large bathroom. The rooms have complementary Wi-Fi and broadband, LCD TVs, DVD players, in-room safes and a concierge service. The well-appointed Landmark Rooms are decorated with old world sophistication and contain period style furniture, marble bathrooms and original artwork.
Personality Suites are named after the hotel's past VIP guests. The rooms are entitled in honor of previous legends such as Dr. Sun Yat Sen - (the Father of Modern China), George Bernard Shaw (Irish playwright and Nobel prize winner) and Charles de Gaulle (first president of France following WWII). The classic, elegant suites measure 861-square foot and come with club floor privileges.
Business people needn't worry about work while on vacation. The hotel business center can take care of all printing, photocopying, fax, binding, conference phone services and internet matters. There is also a drawing room available, perfect for studying or contemplation as well as a library with international newspapers, books and magazines.
The modern fitness center has cardio equipment, free weights, a sauna and steam room. The friendly staff provide a supply of complimentary towels, water and refreshments.
East 33 is located on the hotel's 1st floor of the grand States Building, the restaurants welcomes guests to savor top-class international cuisine for breakfast lunch and dinner. The restaurant is designed with an open show kitchen for a dramatic dining experience.
Award winning Jaan restaurant overlooks Chang An Avenue of one Beijing�s main thoroughfares and serves creative French cuisine paired with fine wines.
The Writers Bar exudes 1920s charm and displays memorabilia of writers associated with Raffles and Beijing. Visit the bar in the afternoon for dainty cakes and savories to accompany your afternoon tea or coffee or in the evening for a selection of wines, beers, and spirits.