The Xixi Friendship Hotel is situated in the Xixi Friendship Department Store in the Xidan business area. It is 2.5 km away from the city centre 3 km from the railway station and about 35 km from the airport. The hotel was opened in 2003 renovated in 2008 and offers a shopping centre on the 8th floor of the hotel's building. There are also various sizes of meeting rooms and a functional business centre. Offering a total of 210 guest rooms the air-conditioned hotel features a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out service a hotel safe currency exchange facilities a cloakroom lift access and a hairdressing salon. The hotel's café bar disco and 5 restaurants provide guests with dining and entertainment whilst WLAN Internet access and room and laundry services are also available. Those arriving by car may use the car park and guests may also hire a bicycle on site. The tastefully decorated rooms and suites are equipped with air conditioning systems central heating satellite TV minibar coffee and tea making facilities and Internet access. The en suite bathrooms have a shower/bathtub and a hairdryer. Further in-room amenities include a double bed direct dial telephone and a safe. There is a gym at the hotel. The hotel restaurants serve delicious Chinese Western and Japanese cuisine. Continental breakfast buffet is served whilst buffet à la carte and set menu options are available during midday and evening meals.