Best hotels in Beijing, China

We list the best hotels in Beijing as recommended by travel experts from CNN, Lonely Planet, Fodor's, New York Times and more. All hotel recommendations have been referenced with customer reviews. The rating you see is an aggregate from several platforms and is always higher than 4 out of 5 stars.

4.5 Aman at Summer Palace Beijing

Aman at Summer Palace Hotel, Beijing

Lonely Planet

“Hard to fault this exquisite hotel, a candidate for best in Beijing. It’s located around the corner from the Summer Palace – parts of the hotel date to the 19th century. The big rooms are superbly appointed, and contained in a series of picture-perfect pavilions set around courtyards.”

4.6 Opposite House Beijing

Hotel The Opposite House, Beijing


“The Opposite House is the city’s hippest address. The work of Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, this 99-room boutique hotel shows off modern Beijing’s commitment to design and style.”

4.5 Orchid Hotel Beijing

The Orchid Hotel, Beijing


“A laid-back hotel in one of the city’s most vibrant hutong neighborhoods, The Orchid offers a relaxing way to experience local life in old Beijing. From a trio of roof terraces you can catch sight of the famed Drum and Bell Towers looming over tiled rooftops.”

4.4 Cordis Hotel Beijing

Hotel Cordis Capital Airport, Beijing


“Although just a minute away from the international airport, this 372-roomer succeeds in being more than a place to pass out during a layover. With contemporary Chinese art filling the hotel, Cordis has a cheeky, creative atmosphere.”

4.5 Shangri-La Kerry Beijing

Shangri-La Kerry Hotel, Beijing


“Few hotels capture the bustling energy of cosmopolitan Beijing like the Kerry Hotel. Style and service runs through the veins of the downtown hotel. Bright, airy rooms are equipped with space age bathroom equipment.”

4.5 Fairmont Hotel Beijing

Hotel Fairmont, Beijing

New York Times

“The 222-room Fairmont Beijing, opened in 2010, has excellent English-speaking service and is conveniently located a short taxi ride from the Forbidden City, SanlitunCQ and the Temple of Heaven. The top-of-the-line Gold Rooms offer great views from the skybridge on the 20th floor and 24-karat-gold rain showerheads.”

Featured in New York Times’ 36 Hours in Beijing.