China World Hotel, Beijing

A grand capital city hotel
China World Hotel, Beijing is located in the heart of China’s central business district in the bustling capital city of Beijing. The Shangri-La Group hotel is connected to the China World Trade Centre complex, and is conveniently located on top of the Guomao subway station. The Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star hotel also is located on top of the China World Mall, which features high-end shops selling such brand names as Louis Vuitton, Prada, Burberry and L’Occitane.

China World Hotel, Beijing’s location makes it a destination for both business travelers and tourists alike. While business travelers are attending conferences and meetings, the tourists can enjoy shopping either within the complex itself or nearby at the famous Sanlitun Village shopping mall.
Our Inspector's Highlights
• China World Hotel, Beijing is conveniently located right above the China World Trade Centre metro station, which is especially nice since the subway is a fantastic way to get around Beijing.

• China World Hotel, Beijing has a traditional Chinese design style that is regal and opulent at every turn. Throughout the hotel you’ll find artistic pieces featuring intricate gold details, as well as large traditional Chinese paintings depicting life in Ancient China.

• The breakfast buffet at China World Hotel, Beijing’s Scene a Café is a standout. Everything from the starchy Chinese breakfast pastries to the made-to-order eggs is fresh, piping hot and delicious.

• The staff at China World Hotel, Beijing is very courteous, efficient and helpful. From the moment you first arrive by taxi to when you finally depart, you’ll notice that staff members work together seamlessly to make sure all of your needs are met.
Things to Know
• The Lobby Lounge, with its Chinese antiques and fabrics and live piano music, is an elegant spot for tea or cocktails.

• China World Hotel, Beijing adhere to a classic style that combines Eastern and Western elements, with gold and beige color schemes and pieces of modern artwork, for an aesthetic that’s both accessible and comfortable.

• The hotel’s sprawling fitness center has squash courts, an indoor pool, table tennis, an aerobics studio with a full menu of classes, and indulgent locker rooms with saunas and steam rooms.

• Tea can be ordered at the restaurants or in-room, so order yourself a nice cup of Pu’er (fermented tea), oolong, Jasmine or even a nice herbal tea like chamomile or peppermint. You are in China, after all.
The Rooms
• The guest rooms at China World Hotel, Beijing are fit for comfort and convenience. Once you enter your room, you can stick your room key in a slot by the door to power the electricity for the entire room.

• The beds at China World Hotel, Beijing are adorned with two soft, fuzzy, chocolate brown decorative pillows, which match the equally fuzzy brown pillows on the sofa, and a thin dark brown bedspread with a traditional Chinese print in white.

• After a long day, you can relax in the large walk-in steam shower or you can let relaxation take over completely in your porcelain soaking tub — which actually also features a detachable showerhead.

• To top all this off, your bathroom is filled to the brim with amenities, including dental kits, mouthwash, shaving kits, combs, cotton swabs, hair ties, a loofa, and luxurious L’Occitane bath products.
The Restaurants
• At Scene a Café, you’ll find delicious fresh baked goods such as tiny pancake-like cakes filled with pumpkin or long starchy Chinese-style doughnuts — subtly sweet treats to pair perfectly with your morning cup of coffee or tea.

• At China World Hotel, Beijing, Summer Palace features contemporary versions of both Huaiyang cuisine and Cantonese cuisine. On the Huaiyang side, there are dishes such as marinated jellyfish and sautéed river shrimps, while on the Cantonese side, you’ll find dishes like suckling pig and pan-fried cod.

• Aria Bar, underneath the fancier Aria Restaurant, is known for its crafty cocktails. We’d recommend opting for a classic tiki drink like the mai tai, made with orgeat, an almond syrup tough to find in China.

• The extensive room service menu features a few savory Southeast Asian curry and noodle dishes that are definitely worth a try.
Getting There
1 Jianguomenwai Avenue, Beijing, China 100004
PEK (26 min)  
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