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Beijing, there are few cities in the world that are changing as fast as Beijing (formerly Peking), capital of China. Elegant hotels, high rising buildings and swanky shopping malls are dominating the horizon. 37 sports stadiums and 59 training facilities are coming into existence. The reason is not far to seek. Beijing has focused its attention on one thing only; the 2008 Olympics. In its run up to the 2008 Olympics, the city is making all efforts to make the event a resounding success.

Tourist attractions Beijing

Tourists are attracted by the history and culture of China. Beijing seems to be the base to start exploring the wonders of China. Home to nearly 14 million people, the city encompasses many attractions of cultural and historical interest including the Great Wall, former Imperial palace (known as the Forbidden City), the Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace and the remains of Peking Man at Zhoukoudian. The city abounds has 120 museums and more than 100 public gardens.

The first port of call for most tourists in Beijing is the Forbidden City, which lies at the heart of the city. This gigantic palace complex has 9,999 rooms and functioned as the administrative centre of China for five centuries.

Built in 1750 by the Emperor Qianlong, the dazzling Summer Palace in northwest part of Beijing at Kunming Lake continued to be an imperial residence until the death of Empress Dowager Cixi in 1908. The palace and spectacular gardens are open to visitors, who enter through the East Palace gate.

Hotels in Beijing

Beijing offers a wide variety of accommodations throughout the length and breadth of this vast city. Plan now for the 2008 Olympics and book your reservations. Here is a selection of hotels in Beijing. You can contact us to recommend a hotel in Beijing.

Grand Hotel Beijing
A former palace the Grand Hotel Beijing has been transformed into a 5-star hotel. Enjoying a wonderful location this crimson colored hotel is near Tiananmen Square and the Palace View Room of the Grand Hotel overlooks the Forbidden City and also has great views of the cities biggest avenue, Chang'an Avenue.

The Grand Hotel Beijing creates an ambience of deja vu and makes the guests feel the royalty of an ancient Chinese Emperor.

Grand Hotel Beijing boasts 217 guestrooms including 160 deluxe rooms and Palace View Rooms and 57 suites such as Deluxe Suites, Ambassador's Suite, Emperor's Suite etc. All the rooms are elegantly and eloquently furnished. All rooms are equipped with internet ports and free use of the fax machine.

Huadu Hotel
Located by the third ring road in the Chaoyang district of Beijing, Huadu Hotel is a three star hotel with 500 guestrooms ranging from single/standard rooms to suites. A 10 minute drive away the city centre, the hotel is nearby the Liangma River, diplomatic area and shopping centres. Decorated in pastel colours all the rooms are equipped with air-conditioning, satellite TV, internet access ports, IDD and minibar.

For those with business purposes the hotel hosts a business centre which can send fax, photocopy and provide basic secretarial services, as well as conference rooms with audio visual facilities.

You can also enjoy the sauna, beauty salon and massage center at Huadu Hotel.

China Garment Hotel Beijing
Located in the outskirts of city, in the diplomatic area and nearby the nightlife area of Sanlitun, China Garment Hotel of Beijing is about 15 minutes drive from the city centre and about 15 minutes walk to Dongzhimen Subway Station.

China Garment Hotel Beijing boasts a total of 120 reasonably equipped and furnished guestrooms, including deluxe rooms, standard rooms and business suites. All rooms are enhanced with modern amenities including air-conditioning, satellite TV, IDD, DDD and internet access ports. The facilities and services at the China Garment Hotel Beijing consist of restaurants, 24 hr room service, beauty salon, dry cleaning and laundry, restaurants, wake up call, 24 hr room service and tour counter.

For guests' entertainment, the China Garment Hotel provides a wide range of facilities and services including indoor swimming pool, sauna, solarium and gymnasium. For the business travelers the hotel provides meeting rooms and business center. With its convenient location and relaxing ambience, China Garment Hotel is the perfect choice of accommodation while exploring Beijing.

Bamboo Garden Hotel Beijing
Located in the north of Beijing, Bamboo Garden Hotel is an oasis of peace. Formerly known as the Zhuyuan Guesthouse is close to the Drum Tower. About 15 minutes drive to the city centre, Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. Hotel has been converted from a courtyard style house into a traditional hotel. Hotel rooms are designed and decorated in a unique Chinese style.