The Best Hotels In Beijing, China, Rick GarsonAs the capital of China and one of the greatest cities in the world, Beijing has become an extravagant and popular retreat. Known for its iconic and cultural beauty, the city has now gained new popularity for its urban sites that are filled with contemporary art spots, boutiques, and world-renowned restaurants. In the center of it, all are Beijing’s finest hotels. Each hotel offers their unique amenities and vibe, but some stand out far greater than others:

Ritz-Carlton Beijing, Financial Street

The Ritz-Carlton has luxury properties all around the world with first-class accommodations that leave guests speechless. The Ritz-Carlton Beijing, Financial Street is no exception. This business-focused hotel is in the center of the business and banking district of the city and near the Season’s Place shopping mall. For those heading to Beijing on business, this is the perfect stay. Most of the rooms are over 500 square feet that feature sleek and contemporary designs. Guests will enjoy the quaint tea service, and the Crystal Bar found at the hotel.

The Peninsula
With spacious rooms that are beautifully decorated, the Peninsula is located close to Tiananmen Square. Guests will find themselves in sheer awe thanks to the hotel’s recent renovations, which brought down the room-count down to about half of what it used to be. This ensured that the Peninsula’s rooms are nearly the largest in Beijing, which are about 650 square feet. With a mixture of luxury and cultural decadence, this five-star destination will Surely stay ranked as one of Beijing’s top hotels for years to come.

Opposite House
For those looking for the best decadent boutique hotel in Beijing, Opposite House is the perfect stay. As the sister property to the Temple House in Chengdu, the hotel features 99 clean-lined rooms. The hotel has contemporary and traditional Chinese designs with a collection of elegant restaurants and bars for guests to enjoy. Designed by famous Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, Opposite House is surrounded by urban hot spots and shops to explore.

Waldorf Astoria
The number one spot for hotels in Beijing goes to the Waldorf Astoria. The hotel can be found near the Forbidden City in Wangfujing. Featuring 176 rooms, the design is a balance between modern and a touch of Chinese tradition. The walls are dressed in silk, glossy lacquered wood, and artwork from artist Ling Jian. Although the hotel opened in 2014, it has quickly become the top destination to stay in Beijing. Guests will be greeted by a an accommodating and exemplary staff, and enjoy all the extravagant amenities the hotel has to offer.