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The Telegraph
48 hours in . . . Beijing, an insider guide to China's fascinating imperial capital
1st February 2020
Day one. MORNING. Beijing breakfasts are best eaten on the hoof: fluffy, pork-filled baozi (steamed buns) and jianbing, the egg crêpe treat trending in London and New York, are sold from little booths and even bicycle carts on Beijing streets.. Suitably sated, seek out Jingshan Park, a former Imperial garden at the heart
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Elite Traveler
Cocktail of the Week: The Origin of Spice at Opposite House, Beijing | Elite Traveler
10th January 2020
The Origin of Spice, Union Bar at Opposite House in Beijing. Aged gin. India spice mix. Curry leaf. Blended vermouth. Bitter liqueur. Chocolate and cranberry bitters. To make, combine India spice mix, curry leaf with gin, vermouth, bitter liqueur. Top with chocolate and cranberry bitters and pour into a rocks glass over ice.. Opposite House hotel in Beijing,
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3 Artfully-inspired Holiday Destinations for Design Lovers
30th October 2019
Nearing the end of the year, for many of us this is a time of anticipation, as we look forward to the festive season, and the getaway opportunities it brings. Whether you’re planning to welcome the new year’s fresh starts with a family vacation, a couple’s retreat, or perhaps even
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The heroes of travel 2019 named: The inspiring people behind your holidays
24th October 2019
For full functionality of this site it is necessary to enable JavaScript. Here are the instructions how to enable JavaScript in your web browser .. Travel is a little like theatre – much of the magic happens behind the scenes. We all know that a great guide can help to bring
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Culture Trip
7 Places To Stay in Beijing For Luxury-Loving Culture Seekers
1st October 2019
Boutique Hotel. Chao is more than just a hotel. A stay here gives you admission to the exclusive Clubhouse where you can meet like-minded people and have access to the excellent roster of exhibitions and events. As for the hotel itself, the ultra-modern space feels almost like an art gallery. Everything
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Gourmet Traveller
Where to eat in Beijing: a food lover's guide
13th September 2019
The bustling capital offers insiders a taste of China unparalleled in depth and diversity. Sichuan is hot, jianbing is in, and there's a smattering of excellent drinking spots full of with renao.. "A revolution is not a dinner party," declared Chairman Mao Zedong, forecasting the famine, violence and destruction that his
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Big 7 Travel
The 7 Best Hotels In Beijing, China – Big 7 Travel Guide
11th August 2019
Beijing boasts a population of over 21 million people, so you can be sure that there will be some fantastic hotels here. The hotel market might even be a tad bit oversaturated in the Forbidden City and that is reflected in the prices of hotels in Beijing.. Room rates at the
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hospitality design
Union Bay at the Opposite House by Swire Hotels in Beijing Just Opened
12th July 2019
Union Bar opens at the Opposite House in Beijing. Located in the chic Sanlitun district of Beijing, the Opposite House by Swire Hotels has introduced its latest F&B concept. Inspired by the ancient Silk Road, the Bangkok office of New York-based design firm AvroKO crafted Union Bar akin to the studio
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Best Beijing hotels and places to stay
2nd July 2019
Beijing is a big city, one that requires a decent amount of footwork. That being said, after long days of navigating China’s big-shouldered capital, your home away from home should be extra comfortable. Dining out and transportation can be very economical; it might be worthwhile to budget a bit more
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Cathay Pacific
The House Collective Debuts Its First Art Programme
17th June 2019
Well-heeled travellers know The Upper House hotel above Hong Kong’s Pacific Place mall for its warm hospitality, Andre Fu-designed interiors and panoramic harbour views.. Now the hotel’s artistic credentials are getting a boost from The House Collective’s first dedicated arts programme, Encounters Across Cultures: Seeds of Life. The concept is inspired
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National Geographic
What to know before you go to Beijing
3rd June 2019
The 2008 Summer Olympics was Beijing’s coming-out party as one of the world’s most influential megacities. A further influx of investment, an ever-developing tourism sector, and a massive new airport expected to open in September 2019—the Beijing Daxing International, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects—make now a great time to plan
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Cathay Pacific
Q&A: Clarissa Tam on Bringing Art to Swire Hotels
16th May 2019
Why bring temporary shows to hotels rather than permanent art?. Temporary art can be a bit more experiential and more exciting than permanent displays. For our first project, ‘Encounters Across Culture’, which launched in Beijing’s Opposite House in March, we’re working with Swiss video artist Katja Loher. She’s created a series
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Lifestyle Asia
6 luxury hotels in Beijing worth checking in
11th January 2019
China has long been the market leader in many aspects. One of it revolves around the world of technology with many top tech companies coming from the mainland. While Chinese tourists have had a long love-hate relationship with the rest of the world, it’s safe to say that the tourism
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American Express Essentials
11 Off-Season Travel Ideas To Stoke Your Wanderlust
31st July 2018
Travel. 11 Off-Season Travel Ideas To Stoke Your Wanderlust.. Slide Nr 12. Delight In Bermuda’s Off-Season Nature — Due to its location in the Atlantic Ocean, Bermuda’s low season is opposite that of the Caribbean, which sees its greatest visitor numbers during the winter and spring months. But there are plenty of perks
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10 Small Hotel Loyalty Programs With Big Rewards
20th April 2018
As Marriott International announces the sweeping unification of its Marriott Rewards, Ritz-Carlton Rewards, and Starwood Preferred Guest programs, it’s an excellent time to take a closer look at some of our favorite rewards programs offered by smaller brands, independent hotels, lesser-known hotel collectives, and even hotel booking sites. Because when
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8 Hotels with Museum-Worthy Art Collections
4th January 2018
Art and travel go hand in hand, not only because there are museums and galleries across the entire globe, but because a number of amazing hotels boast incredible art collections themselves. Whether these hotels have commissioned specific works to complement their architecture, borrowed pieces from their art-collecting founders, or even
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Condé Nast Traveller
Where to stay in Beijing
8th December 2017
Raffles Beijing. As China's plans to land a probe on the moon come to fruition, its capital city is busy rolling out rooms fit for a new space age. BEST FOR CHARACTER: RAFFLES BEIJING. Location: Occupies a wing of the vast Beijing Hotel, which opened in 1920 on the capital's main Dongchang'an Jie
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Condé Nast Traveller
The Gold List 2011
8th December 2017
The Wickannish Inn, Canada. The Wickaninnish Inn, Canada. . . The 75-room Wickannish Inn, on the remote western edge of British Colombia, is forged from local cedar, stone and glass. The individually decorated bedrooms, all of which have fireplaces, enjoy ocean and beach views through floor-to-ceiling picture windows; and the hotel houses an enviable
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Beijing's 20 best hotels
30th November 2017
(CNN) — As Beijing, China , marches ahead in the global power stakes, its armory of world-class hotels strengthens year on year, if not month on month.. It's not all flashy five-star high-rises either; the city's timeworn alleyways are home to secluded boutique boltholes and restored courtyard residences fit for an
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Best places to visit in November 2019
27th October 2017
(CNN) — Many people stay put most of November in anticipation of the money and time they'll spend on the impending Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Christmas holidays. But you may want to rethink that idea.. Because it's off or "shoulder" season for numerous destinations , there are plenty of deals to be
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Neri&Hu uses translucent glass bricks for walls of Beijing function room
24th October 2017
Chinese studio Neri&Hu has designed a luminous meeting room with glass brick walls in the Opposite House hotel in Beijing, which is furnished with bespoke pieces inspired by the city's traditional street food culture.. The glazing allows daylight to flood the entire space, and at night the walls of glass bricks
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Culture Trip
The Best Bars in Sanlitun, Beijing
18th October 2017
Cocktail Bar, Cocktails. This tiny cocktail joint stands out from the many other swanky speakeasies in Sanlitun thanks to the service from the talented team behind the bar. After you’ve made your way through the secret entrance in fellow cocktail bar D Lounge, ask the bartenders what they can whip up
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Luxe City Guides
An Insider’s Guide to Beijing
3rd October 2017
Beijing is where the old-meets-new cliche of 21st-century China truly boggles the mind. It’s a place where sights from the time of emperors sit side-by-side with modern architecture; where pensioners who lived through the Cultural Revolution browse in shops alongside the country’s coolest, most creative, consumer-goods-hungry kids.. . . It’s too hot in
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Financial Review
A lightning guide to Beijing
13th September 2017
No trip to Beijing is complete without a nod to its imperial past. The Forbidden City, a huge palace once home to emperors, is the most impressive of these, but skip the queues by heading straight to the top of the hill in Jingshan Park, which offers stunning views of
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Lifestyle Asia
20 luxury hotels we love around the world
12th August 2017
Between constant business trips across Asia and personal holidays in far-flung destinations around Europe and North America, the team here at Lifestyle Asia HQ is a well-travelled bunch. (Don’t ask us how many miles we’ve flown this year — it would take too long to calculate.) In the course of
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The Zoe Report
The Cheapest Summer Destinations To Book Now
16th June 2017
Everyone has that one friend who always seems to be at the most fabulous destinations despite earning paltry sums. If this person isn’t a blogger who gets all her vacations gratis, she’s probably just excellent at hacking her trips to be as cheap as possible. In the latter scenario, one
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Food & Wine Magazine
The Food & Wine Hotel Awards 2017
14th April 2017
New York in a Single Block. This converted 1881 landmark may be on a sleepy corner in the Financial District, however the scene inside is anything but. An elegant lobby bar serves drinks and small plates from Tom Colicchio, right next to his modern American restaurant, Fowler & Wells, where the
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How Beijing is becoming one of the most exciting cities for modern art and design in the world
12th April 2017
Why go now?. Beijing might snatch all the column inches for its smog, but what the haze (literally) hides is a flourishing art and design scene.. Since being designated a UNESCO City of Design five years ago, a rash of new galleries, design initiatives and outlandish skyscrapers – like Zaha Hadid’s twisty,
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The 10 best hotels in Asia
21st December 2016
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Town & Country
22 of the Most Stunning Hotel Pools In the World
27th October 2016
Il Sereno Lago di Como, Italy. At the center of the hotel's gardens is a 60-foot-long infinity pool placed lengthwise in front of Lake Como and surrounded by a sundeck where guests can relax and enjoy food and drinks. Next to the pool is a small beach that gives guests direct
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The Opposite House
Taikoo Li Sanlitun North, Beijing
39.936262°N 116.448960°E

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24 hour reception
Free wi-fi
Free parking

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24-hour front desk / Bell staff/porter / Free high speed internet connection / Free parking / Indoor pool / Laundry/Valet service / Lounges/bars / Multilingual staff / Safe deposit box / Shopping mall

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Pets allowed / Rollaway bed