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The Top 25 Beijing Hotels for Events in 2019

By EventMB Team

We’ve compiled the best Beijing hotels for your conference, corporate meeting, private party, or special occasion. Ranging from luxury destinations to affordable hotels, discover the best the city has to offer.

 

China’s capital is a sprawling metropolis of high-rise offices, eight-lane freeways, modern shopping complexes, and innovative conference venues. However, the city teems with 3,000 years of history, from time-honoured relics to traditionally inspired architecture. This fusion of modern living and old-world charm provides a dynamic backdrop for events. When searching for an event venue in 2019, look no further than these 25 hotels in Beijing China.

 

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THE BEST BEIJING HOTELS 5 STAR FOR EVENTS/BEIJING LUXURY HOTELS


5-star hotels guarantee upscale amenities and well designed facilities, ensuring event delegates receive some of the best service in the city. These six Beijing luxury hotels prioritize the organization of events as much as their guest services, making them top choices for conferences and private events.

 

Nuo Hotel Beijing, Chaoyang Qu

 

Luxury hotel company NUO Hotel’s flagship property is situated in Chaoyang District, adjacent to China’s 798 Art District. The hotel draws inspiration from the Ming Dynasty but with modern touches, as seen from the guest rooms and all the way through to the function spaces.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? The hotel’s largest space, Yongle Grand Ballroom, is a corporate blank canvas, equipped with advanced technology but easily customized. The room’s 75 square meter LED screen and intelligent lighting with 12 mood and color combinations facilitate immersive events with strong branding opportunities. Many consider it the best hotel in Beijing for westerners due to its professional staff, warm service, and developed amenities.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The hotel offers 2,500 square meters of meeting space. There are five ballrooms, one foyer, and 11 function rooms. The Grand Ballroom, the largest space, is 1,600 square meters and can accommodate up to 1,200 guests for cocktails or 960 guests banquet style.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Conferences, corporate meetings, galas, seminars.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: Built-in state-of-the-art intelligent lighting and AV equipment, 75 square meter LED screen in Yongle Grand Ballroom, WiFi.

CATERING: The hotel provides all food and beverage. The kitchen is staffed with international chefs who prepare a wide range of menus tailored to the event.

HOTEL ROOMS: 438 rooms.

TRANSPORT: The nearest subway stations are Jiangtai (East Section of Line 14) and Wangjing South (East Section of Line 14). The hotel offers parking for over 500 vehicles.

TAGS: corporate friendly, immersive, attention to planner.

 

The St. Regis Beijing, Chaoyang Qu

 

Situated in the heart of Beijing’s business, shopping, and diplomatic district, this 5-star hotel is conveniently placed for conferences. It’s nine function spaces are complemented by luxury hotel services.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? Aside from its impressive indoor function rooms, St. Regis offers an expansive outdoor garden catering to social functions. To provide a comfortable stay for event delegates, the hotel boasts an elegant spa with water from natural hot springs and a glass-walled swimming pool. Onsite, guests will also find international, fine-dining cuisine.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The hotel offers nine event rooms covering 11,420 square feet. The largest indoor room, Great Hall, holds 350 guests reception style or 250 guests banquet style across 4,456 square feet. The event space also includes St. Regis Garden, a 64,583 square foot courtyard holding 600 guests reception style or 360 guests banquet style.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Conferences, corporate meetings, galas, seminars.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: AV equipment, CD player, film projector, LCD panel, LCD projector, microphone, TV, TV production service provider, WiFi.

CATERING: The hotel provides catering services for afternoon breaks, coffee breaks, and receptions.

HOTEL ROOMS: 258 rooms.

TRANSPORT: The nearest subway station is Jianguomen (Line 1, Line 2). The hotel offers on-site parking.

TAGS: corporate friendly, bleisure friendly, in demand.


Shangri-La China World Summit Wing, Chaoyang Qu

 

Check-in at this luxury hotel located on the 64th floor of the China World Tower. Perched on a hill and occupying the top floors of the tower, the conference hotel offers expansive view of Beijing’s skyline.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? Several floors of event space, including two ballrooms and an auditorium, allow Shangri-La China World Summit Wing to accommodate large-scale conferences. All guestrooms are outfitted with floor-to-ceiling windows and the rooftop bar offers expansive views of the city.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The hotel includes 12 function rooms, two ballrooms, an auditorium, and an outdoor garden. The largest space, the pillarless ballroom, covers 2,262 square meters and holds 1,800 guests reception style or 1,200 guests banquet style.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Conferences, corporate meetings, seminars, galas, private parties, performances.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: State-of-the-art AV technology, WiFi.

HOTEL ROOMS: 278 rooms.

TRANSPORT: The nearest subway stations are Guomao (Line 1, Line 2) and Jintaixizhao (Line 10). The hotel offers basement parking.

TAGS: corporate friendly, experience friendly, future proof.

 

New World Beijing Hotel, Dongcheng

 

One of Beijing’s fastest growing commercial districts is home to this 5-star hotel. The New World Beijing Hotel’s simple but sophisticated design provides a functional backdrop for conferences.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? Majority of the hotel’s conference facilities boast floor-to-ceiling windows, filling the space with natural light. The main function hall, The Ballroom, divides into two separate spaces for maximum customization. It also boasts a large reception area for pre-function gatherings.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The hotel includes a ballroom plus seven function rooms across 1,542 square meters. The ballroom is the largest space at 520 square meters, accommodating up to 500 guests for cocktails.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Conferences, corporate meetings, seminars, galas, private parties.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: Telephone and video conference facilities, built-in and portable screens and projectors, LCD and DVD player, PA system, programmable light control, wireless and wired microphones, WiFi.

HOTEL ROOMS: 309 rooms.

TRANSPORT: The nearest subway station is Chongwenmen (Line 2, Line 5). The hotel offers valet parking.

TAGS: corporate friendly, human friendly, attention to planner.

 

Hotel Éclat Beijing, Chaoyang

 

A member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, Hotel Éclat Beijing is both a modern architectural marvel and creative conference venue.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? The hotel includes a variety of unique meeting spaces. The Cocoon, for example, is a large ballroom surrounded by a tropical garden. The Deluxe Lagoon Suites were designed for boardroom meetings, but appear more like living rooms than business centers. The hotel also has a cafe on its rooftop that leads into the grand auditorium.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The largest room, The Cocoon, is 500 square meters and includes an on-site pantry kitchen and lobby. There is also one functional meeting room on the 17th floor with a long table and office chairs. The Deluxe Lagoon Suites are a selection of boardrooms with lounge furniture. The Parkview Speaker Corner is an auditorium holding 120 people. It is adjacent to the Roof Cafe.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Conferences, corporate meetings, galas, private parties.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: AV capabilities, WiFi.

HOTEL ROOMS: 100 rooms.

TRANSPORT: The nearest subway station is Dongdaqiao (Line 6). There is parking at the hotel.

TAGS: innovative, experience friendly, boutique.

Pan Pacific Beijing, Xicheng

 

While this five-star hotel is situated in a bustling commercial district, the interior showcases oriental elegance and the warmth of Pacific design.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? The hotel is conveniently located near Beijing’s administrative centre, Financial Street, and main tourist attractions. Both a dedicated Conference Service Manager and AV expert are assigned to every event to assist with event planning and address questions about with the venue.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: There are seven contemporary meeting spaces, five meeting suites, and one ballroom. The largest space, the Pacific Ballroom, is 318 square meters and holds 320 guests for cocktails or 180 guests banquet style.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Conferences, corporate meetings, seminars.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: AV capabilities, WiFi.

CATERING: The hotel provides catering services, ranging from themed coffee breaks to lunch meetings and cocktail parties.

HOTEL ROOMS: 220 rooms.

TRANSPORT: The nearest subway station is Xidan (Subway Line 1, Subway Line 4). The hotel offers on-site parking.

TAGS: corporate friendly, attention to planner, human friendly.

THE BEST BEIJING HOTELS FOR CONFERENCES

These five Beijing hotels provide ample conference space, including large function halls, breakout rooms, and catering facilities. Mixed with extensive guest services and leisure options, these top choices cater to all-encompassing, guest-friendly conferences.

Grand Millennium Beijing, Chaoyang Qu

 

While the exterior of this conference hotel is modern, the interior has a warm and sophisticated design. With its developed business amenities and well-connected location, it’s a popular choice for conferences of all sizes.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? The hotel offers a wide selection of venues with varying capacities, from a 1,000 delegate ballroom and ten breakout rooms. On-site, event delegates will also find a comprehensive selection of amenities catering to the international business traveler, including both international and authentic Cantonese restaurants.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The hotel includes 13 event spaces. The largest, Chaoyang Grand Ballroom, holds 1,000 guests reception style or 580 guests banquet style.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Conferences, corporate meetings, seminars.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: AV capabilities, WiFi.

HOTEL ROOMS: 521 rooms.

TRANSPORT: The nearest subway station is Jintaixizhao (Line 10). The hotel offers on-site parking.

TAGS: corporate friendly, human friendly, experience friendly.

DoubleTree by Hilton, Xicheng Qu

 

One of Beijing’s newest conference hotels, the DoubleTree by Hilton Beijing offers the same professional and comprehensive amenities that its known for worldwide. From the warm chocolate chip cookie given upon check-in to the functional meeting spaces, event delegates receive reliable and professional service.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? The hotel’s meeting spaces have a warm and rich color palette, with dark wood tables and gold overhead light fixtures. The rooftop garden at the hotel is equipped to host extravagant social affairs.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The hotel offers nine meeting rooms, a ballroom, and an outdoor garden over 5,000 square meters of event space. The largest indoor room, Grand Ballroom, is 600 square meters and divides into two rooms, each holding 240 guests reception style or 170 guests banquet style. The largest outdoor space, the Garden, is 3,000 square meters.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Conferences, corporate meetings, seminars, private parties.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: HD LED screen and advanced sound system in Grand Ballroom, AV equipment rental, video conferencing, video phone, WiFi.

CATERING: The hotel provides catering services. There are a range of ‘healthy’ and ‘green’ meeting packages available.

ACCESSIBILITY: Besides the accessible meeting rooms, the hotel offers visual alarms for the hearing impaired and lowered buttons, braille, and audible alerts in the elevators.

HOTEL ROOMS: 541 rooms.

TRANSPORT: The nearest subway station is Wanzi (Line 7). The hotel has a self-parking lot.

TAGS: new and newsworthy, human friendly, corporate friendly.

 

Kempinksi Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Center, Chaoyang Qu

 

This centrally located hotel was designed with conference capabilities in mind. The diverse range of business venues are complemented by seven dining facilities, airport transfer services, and exclusive event packages.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? The hotel offers a number of unique packages to add a special flare to corporate events. Options include a Chinese cultural package with local customs, traditions, and delicacies built into the program as well as a design package with custom-made ice, fruit, vegetable, and chocolate sculptures decorating the event space.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The hotel has eight meeting spaces. The largest room, Jade Ballroom, holds up to 1,200 guests for cocktails or 840 guests banquet style over 1,333 square meters.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Conferences, corporate meeting, product launches.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: Built-in projector and screen, sound system, microphones, WiFi.

CATERING: The hotel provides catering services. The kitchen cooks a range of cuisines, including Chinese, Chinese-Cantonese, South East Asian, European, and Middle Eastern.

HOTEL ROOMS: 170 apartments.

TRANSPORT: The nearest subway station is Liangmaqiao (Line 10). The hotel has a self-parking lot.

TAGS: corporate friendly, future proof, human friendly.

 

Peninsula Beijing, Dongcheng Qu

 

This conference hotel’s design fuses traditional Chinese artistry with modern technology to bring both cultural authenticity and convenience to events.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? The hotel’s exterior is distinctly Chinese, taking on the appearance of a massive pagoda. The interior has the most spacious all-suite guest accomodation of any Beijing hotel. The hotel also boasts one of China’s most prestigious shopping destinations, The Peninsula Arcade, and a rooftop lounge, offering an ideal blend of business and leisure.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The hotel offers eight meeting spaces over 1,110 square meters. The largest is Wang Fu at 565 square meters. It holds 450 guests theatre style or 300 guests banquet style. The room can also be divided into two smaller spaces.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Conferences, corporate meetings, seminars.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: Video conferencing, multimedia facilities, computers, WiFi.

CATERING: The hotel provides catering services. Off-site catering can also be arranged for events at The Great Wall, Summer Palace, Prince Gong Mansion, and other popular tourist attractions.

HOTEL ROOMS: 525 rooms.

TRANSPORT: The nearest subway station is Dengshikou (Line 5).

TAGS: corporate friendly, bleisure friendly, experience friendly.

Renaissance Beijing Wangfujing Hotel, Dongcheng Qu

 

Located on the bustling Wangfujing Street and just minutes from the Forbidden City, this Marriott Luxury & Lifestyle Hotel puts event delegates in the heart of Beijing’s top tourist attractions.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? The hotel boasts the largest ballroom in Wangfujing, outfitted with a seven-meter-high ceiling, traditional Chinese chandelier, 200’ built-in LED screen, and four built-in LCD projectors. Other unique amenities in the hotel include three restaurants serving both local and international cuisine, one offering live music and another providing views of the open-kitchen.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The hotel includes six event rooms over 13,013 square feet. The largest, Jinmao Grand Ballroom, is 10,010 square feet and holds 1,000 guests reception style or 630 guests banquet style.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Conferences, corporate meetings, seminars.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: AV equipment, WiFi.

CATERING: The hotel provides catering services.

ACCESSIBILITY: The hotel’s guest rooms have a 32-inch wide opening. All of the meeting spaces, restaurants, lounges, and fitness center are accessible.

HOTEL ROOMS: 329 rooms.

TRANSPORT: The nearest subway station is Dongsi (Line 5, Line 6). The hotel offers on-site parking.

TAGS: corporate friendly, experience friendly, attention to planner.

THE TOP BEIJING AIRPORT HOTELS WITH MEETING FACILITIES


For optimal guest convenience when organizing a national or international event, consider these three Beijing hotels, all within ten kilometers of Beijing Capital International Airport.

 

Hilton Beijing Capital Airport, Shunyi Qu

 

Located just one kilometer, a five-minute drive, from Beijing Capital International Airport, this Hilton branch was the first international 5-star airport hotel in Beijing.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? The hotel is just a ten-minute drive away from several international standard golf courses and a 28-minute train ride to the city center. Event delegates have access to four restaurants and two bars with a total of 32 private dining rooms. For events, the hotel offers themed coffee breaks, such as Middle Kingdom and Indian, with snacks tailored to the theme.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The hotel has 3,100 square meters of event space. This includes two ballrooms and 21 meeting rooms. The largest room, the Han Ballroom, holds 450 guests reception style or 250 guests banquet style over 3,420 square feet.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Conferences, corporate meetings, seminars, product launches.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: AV capabilities, WiFi.

CATERING: The hotel provides catering services. This includes the option of off-site catering at popular Beijing tourist attractions.

HOTEL ROOMS: 322 rooms.

TRANSPORT: There is a complimentary shuttle service running between the hotel and the airport. The nearest subway station is Terminal 3 (Airport Line). The hotel also offers on-site parking.

TAGS: human friendly, future proof, corporate friendly.

 

Crowne Plaza Beijing International Airport, Shunyi Qu

 

6.5 kilometers from Beijing Capital International Airport, this conference hotel offers all the amenities of modern city-center hotels, but with the convenience of a short airport commute.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? Meeting spaces are functionally designed, with simple decor but advanced amenities. The hotel guarantees to respond to all requests about space, rate, and date availability within two hours. They also give an itemised daily list of expenses to help event planners manage their budget.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The hotel includes 11 meeting rooms covering 18,300 square feet. The largest, the Lincoln Grand Ballroom, holds 700 guests reception style or 500 guests banquet style.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Conferences, corporate meetings, seminars.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: 35mm slide projector, DVD player, LCD projector, microphone, stage lights, walkie-talkies, LCD television, teleconferencing equipment, video conferencing equipment, WiFi.

ACCESSIBILITY: Besides its accessible meeting rooms, the hotel offers a number of services for the disabled, including wheelchair accessible parking, emergency cords in bathrooms and bedrooms, visual alarms and alerts, and braille on lifts and in public areas.

TRANSPORT: The nearest subway station is International Exhibition Center (Line 15). Complimentary daily self-parking is available as well as an airport shuttle.

TAGS: human friendly, future proof, corporate friendly.

 

CITIC Hotel Beijing Airport, Shunyi Qu

 

While CITIC Hotel Beijing Airport’s conference facilities are not as ornately designed as nearby hotel counterparts, its rates are competitive. The European-style hotel meeting spaces are paired with leisure-friendly guest services.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? The hotel’s main function hall boasts a high ceiling and ample natural light. It can be easily customized to the event due to its pillarless architecture. Guests are treated to views of the hotel’s garden. The hotel also includes two pools, four restaurants, a cafe, and a bar.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The hotel has 1,000 square meters of meeting space. Its main function hall, the Convention Centre, is 448 square meters. The pillar-less space can accommodate up to 400 people reception style. Other spaces include the Continental Ballroom at 228 square meters and several conference rooms between 56 and 152 square meters.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Conferences, corporate meetings, seminars.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: 32 square meter LED screen in Convention Centre, AV equipment, WiFi.

CATERING: The hotel provides catering services, including local and international buffets and set menus.

TRANSPORT: The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle service to and from the airport. There is on-site parking.

TAGS: human friendly, experience friendly, corporate friendly.

Holiday Inn Express Beijing Airport Zone, Chaoyang Qu

 

This newly-constructed Beijing airport hotel with conference facilities is located ten-kilometers from the Beijing Capital International Airport. It offers one meeting room and basic hotel facilities, making it ideal for small-scale conferences in need of affordable rates.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? The meeting room is basic but functional. It comes outfitted with numerous tables and chairs that can be configured to the event, bright lighting, and plain decor. The hotel was recently built, so all the spaces are clean and modern.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The one meeting room can hold 60 guests theater style and 36 guests banquet style across 70 square meters.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Conferences, corporate meetings, seminars.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: Projector and screen, DVD player, LCD television, professional speaker, microphone, teleconferencing equipment, video conferencing equipment, WiFi.

ACCESSIBILITY: The hotel offers accessible guest rooms, elevators, and public restrooms. The guest rooms and public areas are equipped with visual alarms and alerts.

SUSTAINABILITY: All Holiday Inn hotels use the IHG Green Engage system. This program measures the hotel’s environmental impact and creates methods for moderating the impact.

HOTEL ROOMS: 191 rooms.

TRANSPORT: The hotel offers complimentary on-site parking. Overnight guests receive shuttle service to the airport between Monday and Friday.

TAGS: new and newsworthy, human friendly, corporate friendly.

THE BEST HOTELS IN BEIJING FOR DINNERS AND SPECIAL OCCASIONS


Unique architecture, dynamic layouts, and design-forward spaces are just a few of the characteristics that make these six Beijing hotels stand out for dinners and special occasions. Complemented by upscale food and beverage services, these venues provide the essential components of a memorable event.

 

Vue Hou Hai, Xicheng Qu

 

A visual masterpiece, Vue Hou Hai’s strategy, branding, and art creation were crafted by Ministry of Design, an internationally acclaimed studio from Singapore. The hotel is comprised of quasi-historic buildings from the 1950s that were repurposed as contemporary guest rooms and social spaces.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? The hotel’s design is bold, cutting-edge, and highly modern. When organizing events, the hotel guarantees a two-hour response rate from the moment the initial event inquiry is made. Their team also conducts a daily meeting debrief for each individual event to ensure the planning is on track and within budget.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The hotel offers multiple event spaces. The Moon Bar is 93 square meters, including both indoor and outdoor space, and holds up to 50 guests. Pink Rabbit holds 140 guests, with smaller dining rooms accommodating between 15 to 22 guests. FAB Cafe & Bakery holds 22 guests.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Private parties, dinner parties, cocktail parties.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: Intelligent lighting, room-wide Bluetooth audio system, WiFi.

HOTEL ROOMS: 80+ rooms.

TRANSPORT: The nearest subway station is Beihai North (Line 6). The hotel offers on-site parking.

TAGS: attention to planner, innovative, boutique.

 

The Opposite House, Chaoyang

 

Designed by eminent Japanese architect, Kengo Kuma, The Opposite House is an intriguing boutique hotel, reminiscent of a modern art museum. The contemporary design of the hotel’s two event spaces lends itself to private parties and dinner events.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? For events requiring maximum flexibility, the hotel’s Bei Space is a contemporary room with high ceilings and industrial architecture. For more intimate occasions, The Penthouse is spread across two floors and opens onto an exclusive outdoor patio.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The hotel has two event spaces. Bei Space is 200 square meters and can hold 200 guests for cocktails or 120 guests banquet style. The Penthouse has 190 square meters of indoor space, spread across two floors, and 240 square meters of outdoor terrace.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Private parties, dinner parties, cocktail parties.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: Bei Space has AV capabilities and WiFi. The Penthouse includes an LCD TV, mood lighting system, and WiFi.

CATERING: All of The Opposite House restaurants can cater for events. Options include a mix of international and Chinese food from Jing Yaa Tang, Mediterranean cuisine from Sureño, or casual contemporary dining from Villa Cafe.

HOTEL ROOMS: 98 studios.

TRANSPORT: The nearest subway station is Tuanjiehu (Line 10). The hotel offers on-site parking.

TAGS: innovative, immersive, future proof.

Chao, Chaoyang Qu

 

Chao was designed to be more than just a facility to rest your head. The contemporary hotel runs on the moto ‘travel in a way that is truly meaningful’, offering year-round social programs, a clubhouse for networking, and guest rooms designed as homes with their own unique addresses.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? All of the rooms were designed with responsibly-sourced materials. Hand-crafted custom furniture, made with solid walnut and hand-sewn leather, adds an organic touch to the modern spaces.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The hotel has eight meeting spaces. The Ballroom is the primary event space and covers 600 square meters. It’s pillar-less design is ideal for large banquets and parties. The Boardroom, designed for corporate meetings, is 85 square meters. The Glasshouse is a multipurpose space covering 205 square meters, holding up to 200 guests for cocktails. The White Room is 375 square meters and includes a show kitchen and tasting table. The Cinema is 260 square meters and was designed for private viewings and road shows. The Amphitheatre is 124 square meters and can accommodate a range of live performances.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Private parties, dinner parties, cocktails parties, corporate meetings, product launches, performances, workshops.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: AV capabilities, WiFi.

SUSTAINABILITY: The hotel uses responsibly sourced materials for handcrafted furniture in guestrooms.

HOTEL ROOMS: 180 guest rooms and 40 apartments.

TRANSPORT: The nearest subway station is Tuanjiehu (Line 10). The hotel offers on-site parking.

TAGS: sustainability, forward thinking, boutique.

 

Bvlgari Hotel Beijing, Chaoyang Qu

 

As a member of The Bvlgari Hotels & Resorts luxury hospitality collection, this urban resort is a stomping ground for Beijing’s sophisticated elite. The striking contrast of the large, gray building surrounded by lush gardens is just the tip of the iceberg in terms of remarkable design features.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? The hotel specializes in hosting elegant events. The main function hall, BVLGARI Ballroom is reached via one of the hotel’s most breathtaking architectural features- a spiraling, grand staircase. The building is surrounded by gardens with 200-year old Chinese pines, creating an urban oasis.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The main ballroom can host up to 300 guests seated over 520 square meters. Its adjacent foyer holds up to 400 guests for cocktail functions. The hotel also offers two meeting rooms of 70 square meters each connected to a business lounge.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Conferences, corporate meetings, private parties, dinner parties, cocktail parties, product launches.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: AV capabilities, WiFi.

SUSTAINABILITY: The hotel has implemented several sustainability practices, including state-of-the-art thermal insulation, harvesting of rainwater, LED lights, and computer-controlled systems to switch off lights and draw curtains when guests leave their rooms.

HOTEL ROOMS: 119 rooms.

TRANSPORT: The nearest subway station is Liangmaqiao (Line 10). The hotel offers on-site parking.

TAGS: in demand, sustainability, bleisure friendly.

Rosewood Beijing, Fengtai

 

Beijing’s first Rosewood Hotel & Resorts property is a vision of Chinese culture paired with elegance. With six restaurants, 14 meeting venues, and ample open-air space, the luxury hotel offers diverse backdrops for dinners and special occasions.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? While the hotel offers a selection of business-forward meeting spaces, events can also be organized in a residential-style venue with a dining room, bar, living room, and show kitchen. It was designed to resemble a mansion, with intimate gathering space for high society events. The hotel’s Grand Ballroom, ideal for large-scale events, leads to a beautiful outdoor garden.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The hotel has 14 meeting spaces across 2,750 square meters. The largest, Grand Ballroom, is 730 square meters and can accommodate 800 guests reception style or 450 guests banquet style. The 4th floor residential-style Pavilion is 920 square meters and can accommodate up to 400 guests.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Conferences, corporate meetings, private parties, product launches.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: AV capabilities, WiFi.

CATERING: The hotel provides catering services. Menus offer both Western and Chinese cuisine.

HOTEL ROOMS: 282 rooms.

TRANSPORT: The nearest subway station is Hujialou (Line 6, Line 10). The hotel offers complimentary valet parking from 8am to 11pm.

TAGS: experience friendly, immersive, corporate friendly.

 Kerry Hotel Beijing, Chaoyang Qu

 

Connected to Kerry Sport, Beijing’s largest hotel-based sports complex, and outfitted with three restaurants, two bars, and 13 event spaces, Kerry Hotel is a multi-faceted luxury hotel.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? The hotel’s grandiose design begins from the moment event delegates enter the lobby. The grand staircase, chic lighting, and ornate walls create a posh setting. One of the hotel’s most sought-after event spaces is its rooftop garden connected to the Kowloon Ballroom.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The hotel offers over 6,000 square meters of function space, including 11 function rooms and two ballrooms. The largest space, the column-free Grand Ballroom, holds 1,872 guests theater style and 1,200 guests reception style across 1,560 square meters. The fourth floor rooftop garden is 1,131 square meters and holds 250 guests reception style or 240 guests banquet style.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Conferences, corporate meetings, private parties, galas, product launches, dinner parties, cocktail parties.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: AV capabilities, WiFi.

CATERING: The hotel provides catering services. A range of international menus are offered.

HOTEL ROOMS: 486 rooms.

TRANSPORT: The nearest subway station is Yong’anli (Line 1). The hotel offers paid on-site parking.

TAGS: sports experience, bleisure friendly, attention to planner.

THE BEST CHEAP HOTELS IN BEIJING FOR AFFORDABLE MEETINGS


If you’re working with a tight budget, consider these three Beijing hotels for their affordable guest rooms and meeting spaces. Even with the lower rates, our top choices provide the necessary amenities to run a successful event while providing maximum guest comfort.

 

 Holiday Inn Express Beijing Temple of Heaven, Xicheng Qu

 

Situated in a quiet residential neighborhood, this Holiday Inn branch offers basic facilities, including three meeting rooms, at affordable rates.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? The hotel offers a respectable range of meeting services and equipment, including flip charts, whiteboards, name cards, and catering menus. The basic amenities allow for affordable prices, while still placing event delegates in a tourist friendly location- near the Forbidden City and Temple of Heaven.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The hotel offers three meeting rooms over 192 square feet. The largest space is 216 square meters and holds 160 guests theatre style or 96 guests banquet style.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Conferences, corporate meetings, seminars.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: Digital projector, DVD player, LCD projector, microphone, WiFi.

CATERING: The hotel provides catering services. For breakfast meetings, an international buffet is provided. For lunch and dinner, there is a set menu.

ACCESSIBILITY: The hotel offers accessible guest rooms, public entrances, and elevators. Visual alarms and alerts are provided in guest rooms and public spaces.

SUSTAINABILITY: Implementing the IHG Green Engage system, a program used in all Holiday Inn hotels, this branch measures its environmental impact and initiates programs that moderate problem areas.

HOTEL ROOMS: 316 rooms.

TRANSPORT: The nearest subway station is Hufangqiao (Line 7). The hotel offers complimentary self-parking.

TAGS: human friendly, corporate friendly, sustainability.

 EAST Beijing, Chaoyang Qu

 

From the same parent company as The Opposite House, EAST Beijing demonstrates similar playful charm and spirit in its design. The minimalist style aims to create efficiency and comfort, while keeping rates affordable.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? The hotel’s meeting venues are dynamic, offering highly configurable spaces with plenty of small nooks and breakout areas. The main conference facility, The Workshop, is equipped with four meeting rooms, an open kitchen, a noodle bar, and a wall of candy. For event delegates who stay at least three nights, a 20% discount is applied to the Best Available Rate.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The hotel has five meeting spaces, including one outside venue. The main function space, The Workshop is divided into four smaller meeting spaces that combine if needed. The largest possible space is 142 square meters and holds 160 guests reception style or 80 guests theatre style. The outdoor space is a pool deck covering 840 square meters.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Conferences, corporate meetings, product launches, press releases.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: On-site tech support, workstations with computers and iPads, WiFi.

SUSTAINABILITY: The facade of the hotel is made from natural materials such as sustainable wood, bamboo, and stones.

HOTEL ROOMS: 369 rooms.

TRANSPORT: The nearest subway station is Jiangtai (East Section of Line 14). The hotel offers on-site parking.

TAGS: innovative, future proof, sustainability.

 

Crowne Plaza Beijing Wangfujing, Dongcheng Qu

 

The functional meeting spaces of Crowne Plaza Beijing Wangfujing are complemented by a well-connected city location, just 6 kilometers from the China World Convention Centre and walking distance to several tourist attractions.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? True to the Crowne Plaza promise, this hotel branch guarantees a response within two hours after an event enquiry is made. They also provide an itemised daily list of expenses to help event planners stay in budget. Meeting spaces are well lit and functional, but include elements of elegance like crystal chandeliers and flower arrangements.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The hotel offers eight meeting rooms over 950 square feet. The largest, Grand Ballroom, holds 300 guests reception style or 220 guests banquet style.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Conferences, corporate meetings, seminars.

CATERING: The hotel provides catering services, ranging from Asian to Western meals.

ACCESSIBILITY: The hotel offers a number of services for disabled guests, including ramp access to the property, bar, and restaurants, lift access to all floors, wheelchair accessible guest rooms, visual alarms in guest rooms and public areas, and braille in guest rooms.

TRANSPORT: The nearest subway station is Dengshikou (Line 5). The hotel does not offer car parking. However, there is a parking lot adjacent to the hotel run by a third party.

TAGS: human friendly, corporate friendly, experience friendly.

THE BEST BEIJING OLYMPIC VENUES


In order to host the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, the city designed and constructed several forward-thinking facilities for sports and media purposes. Following the competition’s completion, some facilities altered their layout to accommodate a wide range of events, including conferences and exhibitions. The buildings’ innovative designs and large-scale facilities transfer seamlessly to hosting corporate and social events.

 China National Convention Center, Chaoyang

 

Previously known as the Olympic Green Convention Center, this facility served as the main press center and international broadcasting location during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. After completion of the competition in October of 2009, this facility opened its doors for a new purpose- to provide purpose-built convention and exhibition facilities.

 

WHY IS IT COOL? The CNCC complex consists of the Convention Center, Grand Hotel, InterContinental Hotel and two office buildings. There is also a shopping mall inside the facility. It is well-connected to the airport and Beijing’s downtown zones with its basement subway station. The building was designed to look like traditional Chinese quoins, with distinct modern touches.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The entire facility covers an area of 270,000 square meters. The Plenary Hall is 6,400 square meters and holds up to 6,000 guests reception style or 4,500 guest banquet style. The Ballroom covers 4,860 square meters and holds up to 4,200 guests reception style or 3,500 guest banquet style. The Exhibition Hall is split into six areas, each covering between 5,500 and 6,500 square meters. The Auditorium holds 350 guests seated. There are nearly 100 meeting rooms.

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Conferences, exhibitions, corporate meetings, seminars.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: Advanced AV facilities, WiFi.

CATERING: The facility provides catering services. A large selection of menus are available and can be tailored to the event, from finger-food to sit down meals.

ACCESSIBILITY: Accessibility features include disabled parking stalls, disabled favored design and facilities at the entrance, and disabled access signs.

SUSTAINABILITY: The facility was designed with numerous sustainable features. Key points include a central vacuum cleaning system that minimizes pollution and cross contamination, a roof that was designed to catch rainwater for recycling, and a natural ventilation design.

TRANSPORT: The nearest subway station is Olympic Green (Line 8). The facility’s underground parking can accommodate more than 1,000 vehicles.

TAGS: sustainability, future proof, iconic.

China National Convention Center is located adjacent to Beijing National Stadium, also known as Birds Nest, Beijing National Aquatics Center, also known as the Water Cube, and National Indoor Stadium. These four facilities were the epicenter of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

 

IN CONCLUSION

Beijing is a city that is constantly reimagining itself as it adapts to the growing global climate, but holds on to its deep cultural roots. The city’s hotels reflect this complexity, showcasing a mix of contemporary architecture, traditional design, global cuisine, and conference facilities catering to an international clientele. These top Beijing hotels for events embody the elements that make Beijing so compelling. When considering where to stay in Beijing for your next event, these 25 destinations are a great place to start.

 

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