No.5 Nanheyan Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China
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About Forbidden City Hotel
check-in 2 PM | check-out 11 AM
Located in Dongcheng District, Forbidden City Hotel is hardly 10 minutes' walk from the iconic Palace Museum. Beijing Capital In
Located in Dongcheng District, Forbidden City Hotel is hardly 10 minutes' walk from the iconic Palace Museum. Beijing Capital International Airport is around 45 minutes' drive from the property. Facility of taxi service can be availed for exploring Beijing's business areas and historic attractions. While indoors, guests can get entertained at the nightclub or play a game of billiards with friends. For corporate use, it offers state-of-the-art meeting facilities. In addition, facilities like tour/ticket assistance, laundry, luggage storage and free Wi-Fi access make for a hassle-free stay.
Decorated using earthen colors, the hotel's 48 rooms and suites have modern fittings and large windows with views of the city. All air-conditioned rooms include satellite television, IDD telephone, tea/coffee maker and free internet access. Private bathrooms are provided with hairdryer and designer toiletries.
A scrumptious Chinese meal can be relished at the in-house restaurant. Socialize over a few drinks in the relaxing ambiance of the lobby bar. Guests can also choose to dine in the comfort of their rooms through room service. Classic Indian dishes are served at Raj Indian Restaurant and Bar, around 10 minutes' drive away.
Lama Temple, also known as Yonghe Temple, is merely a 15-minute drive from Forbidden City Hotel.
Check in/out Hotel Check-in Time is 2 PM, Check-out Time is 11 AM.
Cancellation Policy Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please check the Fare policy associated with your room.
Extra Bed The inclusion of extra bed with a booking is facilitated with a folding cot or a mattress as an extra bed.
Payment Mode You can pay now or you can pay at the hotel if your selected room type has this option.
User rating & reviews
Read about experiences of fellow travellers who have stayed at this hotel.
EXCELLENT 2 reviews
VERY GOOD 18 reviews
AVERAGE 29 reviews
POOR 15 reviews
TERRIBLE 4 reviews
Friends getaway Traveller
01 Aug 2015
All about the location
This is an ok cheap place to stay and very close to the Forbidden City, T Square, food markets, etc. Its not so much a hostel but more of a very cheap hotel.
Rooms are ok. A bit rough around the edges and need of modernisation, but relatively clean and spacious. Other facilities are not great. There is a tour guide desk at the front to help with trips and activities. They booked is into an acrobatics show and were very helpful.
Would stay again if back in Beijing and on a budget, but only for the location.
31 Aug 2014
Round bed, mirrored ceilings... Not sure if this was standard in the hotel or if my boyfriend thought it was funny! Still, clean and convenient for all the sights. Helpful when organising sightseeing trips. Nice little restaurant attached that was very accommodating when I got very sick (they got me the cornflakes I so desperately wanted at 9pm!). A good hostel but can definitely find cheaper.
23 Jul 2014
OK rooms- Get a window
Had a nice stay at this central hotel. We had two small children and the double was only offered on the second night even though we had booked it. Anyway no big problem for one night. We stayed for about a week between trips to Xian. The bar there has good selection of cheap food that was good enough. For dinner we went to the plenty of offering around. Best of all is the close proximity to the Forbidden City. Great trip ok hotel.
Solo travel Traveller
30 Mar 2014
Worst place Ive ever stayed in....
Water leakage in the walls. Taking a shower? Be ready so shower with the worms who comes out from between the tiles. Hundreds of them. Most discusting thing Ive ever seen. Cockroaches too.
Booked 2 rooms 2 months ahed before going there. Bookings got messed up. Had to wait 3 hours for check in. And only got 1 double room. The other one downgraded to a round heart-shaped strippedbed with mirrors in on the walls and suspicious fluids dried on the wall.
Central though but there are better ones for the price you have to pay.
Dont stay here
28 Jul 2013
Ideally situated and good plac....
Stayed here on the first leg of our trip through Beijing and it was ideal. The price was very good, we haf no problem getting a triple room as 2 of our 3 group were female not wanting to be in a room on our own. Room was perfect size for our needs, we were using it as a base just to sleep and shower in.
WiFi was always working when we tried it. Selection of drinks available in the bar was not extensive but good quality. We were in walking distance to forbidden city and Tiananmen square which was ideal. The staff kindly suggested a trip to the mutianyu section of the great wall as we were looking for the least 'touristy' part and kindly arranged a private guide and car.
Would definitely stay here again!!