Traditional Chinese pagoda gates mark the entrance to The Peninsula Beijing, located in Beijing, China. This luxury hotel stands within the Forbidden City cultural district and is positioned adjacent to the Wangfujing shopping district.
The hotel's marble-clad lobby is bathed in subtle natural light that illuminates a central fountain. Hotel dining options include Jing which is connected to the lobby by a glass-enclosed circular staircase. Three open kitchens serve European and Asian fare. A glass cellar holds 1,400 bottles of fine wines. Huang Ting displays 200-year-old stone posts recovered from a former Suzhou nobleman's courtyard. This dining venue features Cantonese fare and dim sum specialties. The Lobby bar hosts afternoon teas, presents live music and serves a selection of cocktails. A 427-square-meter fitness center contains treadmills, a stair machine and elliptical bicycles, all outfitted with LCD televisions. Three personal trainers offer workout guidance, while Pilates and yoga instructors are on call. Aromatherapy, sports massage, reflexology, and Chinese acupressure are offered in two massage rooms. A naturally lit indoor pool is surrounded by glass windows. The Clarins Beauty Institut is located on the lower lobby level and offers a range of beauty treatments. A DVD library houses a collection of more than 200 movies for use with in-room DVD players.
This 14-story property offers 230 guestrooms equipped with high-tech enhancements such as silent fax machines, Peninsula-developed electronic bedside lighting panels, and complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Plasma TVs offer DVD players and cable channels. Beds are topped with premium linens and foam, straw, bean and holistic-designed pillows. Marble bathrooms contain weight scales, bathrobes, and second phone lines.
Pros: Everything outside of the hotel.
Cons: Not much.
Pros: The location is extraordinary, the lobby is very nice, the bed is very confortable, the staff is good.
Cons: The price for the breakfast, tee, and drinks crazy, and totaly disproportion with the chinesse average.