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A hidden gem nestled in the historical Hutong area in central Bejing, the shadow art themed 北京什刹海皮影文化主题酒店 could be a peaceful retreat away from the bustling urban life. Traditional cultural acitives can be experienced here, including shadow art painting classes, calligraphy practicing and dumpling making. Also, guests can watch free shadow art performance indoor every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. 北京什刹海皮影文化主题酒店 is a 5-minute walk from the scenic Houhai area, renowned for its restaurants, bars, and cafés. Beihai North Subway Station (line 6) and Ping'anli Subway Station (line 4) are nearby within walking distance. Beijing West Railway Station and Beijing South Railway Station lay 35 minutes' drive away. You may reach Beijing Capital International Airport in 50 minutes' car journey. You may sense the charm of shadow art here or the tour desk can help guests organize rickshaw and boat tours in Shichahai Lake area. Ticketing services, free bikes and free hand drawn maps are available. Featuring modern Chinese design elements as exquisite carved windows and hanging paintings, minimalist rooms feature a flat-screen cable TV and safe. Private bathrooms have a hairdryer and shower facilities. Infusing delicacies cannot be missed at the courtyard with impressive shadow art shows. Free drinks are available at the lobby. Guests can also enjoy simple breakfast on site.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.9)

Breakfast Info



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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Beijing
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  • Gheorghe
    Denmark Denmark
    The location is perfect and the staff were very kind and helpful. Also there was a Chinese puppet show during our stay that our son enjoyed
  • Kelly
    United States of America United States of America
    The optional puppet painting session was a special experience for the kids.
  • David
    China China
    Great, comfortable hotel in a very good location. Excellent value for money and a special thanks to Kevin & Bruce for making my stay so much better.

Hotel area info

Amenities of Beijing Shichahai Shadow Art Performance Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.2

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Laundry
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Cleaning products
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Live music/Performance
  • Entertainment staff
Media & Technology
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Bar
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business center
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Chinese

House rules

Beijing Shichahai Shadow Art Performance Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 12:00 PM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of CNY 300 is required on arrival. That's about USD 41. You should be reimbursed on check-out.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 6 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 years
Extra bed upon request
CNY 180 per child, per night
Crib upon request
2+ years
Extra bed upon request
CNY 180 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Guests are required to show a valid government-issued ID card or passport upon check-in.

Payment before arrival via Alipay or WeChat Pay is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

Guests can enjoy shadow art performances at the courtyard every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 20:00.

Guests can enjoy free Tai Chi performance at Beijing Shichahai Shadow Art Performance Hotel every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 20:00.

The property does not accept UnionPay when booking.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Beijing Shichahai Shadow Art Performance Hotel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

A damage deposit of CNY 300 is required on arrival. You should be reimbursed on check-out.

FAQs about Beijing Shichahai Shadow Art Performance Hotel

  • Beijing Shichahai Shadow Art Performance Hotel is 1.7 miles from the center of Beijing. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Beijing Shichahai Shadow Art Performance Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Twin/Double
    • Family
    • Single

  • The prices at Beijing Shichahai Shadow Art Performance Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Beijing Shichahai Shadow Art Performance Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Live music/Performance
    • Entertainment staff

  • Check-in at Beijing Shichahai Shadow Art Performance Hotel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.