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House in a well-preserved old residence, The Orchid Hotel, Beijing is located in the historic Hutong area in the heart of Beijing, a 12-minute walk from Houhai Lake, a popular area filled with various bars and restaurants. It features free WiFi in all areas and free bicycles.

Orchid Hotel is 1.9 mi from The Forbidden City. Lama Temple is a 24-minute walk from this property. Guloudajie subway station is a 10-minute walk from this property. Both Beijing South Railway Station and Beijing West Railway Station can be accessed in 55 minutes' drive. It takes around 50 minutes by car to Beijing Capital International Airport.

Using natural elements as brick, cloth and wood, the rooms here will provide you with a flat-screen TV with a custom media system and air conditioning. There is also an electric kettle and a Chinese tea maker. Featuring a shower, private bathrooms also come with a hairdryer and a bathrobe. Detached from the main hotel property is the hotel's new Private Residences that offer the same amenities as the rest of the hotel.

Guests may chill out on the terrace, or take a small stroll in the ancient valley. Other facilities offered include ticketing service and a tour desk.

The hotel staff prepares fresh, hearty breakfast each morning for guests.

This is our guests' favorite part of Beijing, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

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Located in the heart of Beijing, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.6

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

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Italian, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Asian, American

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Max adults: 2
The Yang Room
  • 1 king bed
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The Yin Room
  • 1 king bed
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Garden Room
  • 1 king bed
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Courtyard Room
  • 1 full bed
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The Orchid Hidden Annex - with terrace
  • Bedroom 1: 1 king bed
  • Living room: 1 sofa bed
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The Orchid Hidden Annex
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  • Living room: 1 sofa bed
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The Orchid Hidden Annex Studio
  • 1 king bed and
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The Orchid Lodge Residence
  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen bed
  • Living room: 1 sofa bed
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The Orchid Lodge Studio Loft
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The Orchid Lodge Loft
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About The Orchid Hotel - Old Town & Drum Tower

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  • Hi! Do you do Daxing airport pick up?

    Hi!we do Airport pickups (Beijing Daxing International Airport PKD) are 400 RMB for a regular car, 500 RMB for a large van, and transfers returning to the airport are 400 RMB for a car , 500 RMB for the van. ( +15% Service Fee )


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    Answered on April 21, 2021
  • hello, we are a family of 5 , 2 adults and 3 teenagers (13/16/17)... we see you have private residence for 5 but after reviewing your rooms we may prefer rooms in the main hotel .. a) do you have 1 room in the main hotel that would cater for all 5 of us, or could we be accommodated over 2 rooms , 2 adults 1 teenager and the other 2 teenagers in a separate room ... we see from photographs that it looks like the garden room has a double bed and couch area . is that a sofa bed or could a single bed be accommodated instead .. many regards Craig

    Dear Craig, Thanks for your interest in staying at The Orchid! Can you kindly give us your exact dates so that i can check availability and get back to you as soon as possible. Looking forward to hearing from you soon! Best regards, Lilly


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    Answered on November 17, 2019
  • Do you accept foreigners from shanghai with valid visa and green code ?

    We accept foreigners from shanghai with valid visa and green code.


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    Answered on December 7, 2020
  • Hello booking assistant.I have replied to the property owners question in response to my initial query but can't see any replies.

    Hello, We apologize for the inconvenience and delay. Can you please send us your inquiry again to us and we will try our best to help you out. Bayasa


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    Answered on March 10, 2020
  • Hi I live in shanghai puxi, have a green code, passport and visa, would I be able to stay dec 30th to the 2nd jan?

    Hi dear, ok no problem, as long as its green code its ok.


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    Answered on December 5, 2020
  • Hi Lily, we are looking to arrive in Beijing on Friday the 19th of June and are planning to stay 4 nights, departing on Tuesday the 23rd. Kind Regards Craig

    Dear Craig, Thank you for your interest of staying at The Orchid. We are sorry to let you know that our residence rooms are only available for four people and all of our residence rooms are not inside the hotel main facility. Also the night of 19th and 20th of June, We are fully booked. If you have any question we are happy to help you. Best regards, Bayasa


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    Answered on March 6, 2020
  • Do you currently accept foreigners? We would like to visit from the 10th-13th of February 2021. We have been in China since August 2019,

    Dear, Thank you for your interest of staying at the orchid hotel Beijing. We are open and accept all guests, as long as you are not from medium or high risk area its ok. Best regards Jacob


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    Answered on December 31, 2020
  • Hi Lilly , can you advise if an extra bed is possible , out projected dates are arrive 19th June and depart 23rd June (4nights) Regards Craig

    Dear Craig, We'd love to host you in your upcoming trip to Beijing! The options that will suit your family will be to book two rooms and we have the options of a room with an extra bed for the teenagers.Please kindly see below description: 1-One of our Three Gardens rooms has the option of adding a second large single bed in the glassed-in garden. The room price is 900 RMB and the extra person/bed service is 200 RMB. After 15% tax this is 1265 RMB and includes free wifi and a large breakfast for everyone in the room. 2-For the parents we have different options available at this moment: The Courtyard room comes with one queen bed with a view positioned around The Orchid's central courtyard garden at 805 RMB per night including tax and a big breakfast. The Garden king room has its own small natural green space at 1035 RMB per night including tax and a big breakfast. The Yin room is a spacious king room which comes with a garden and outdoor sitting area at RMB 1380 per night including tax and a big breakfast. The Yang room is a king room with a private rooftop terrace showing wonderful views of the local neighbourhood at 1380 RMB per night including tax and a big breakfast. Please kindly let me know which options works best for you! Best regards, Lilly


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    Answered on November 23, 2019
  • we are six people 2 couples and 2 single ladies do you have a twin room (2separate beds)

    Dear Guest, Yes we do have a room that four people can stay. Can please kindly let us know which period that you are interested to stay?


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    Answered on June 8, 2020
  • Are you taking foreigners? We are from England and South Africa?

    Yes we do take foreigners if you already complete your quarantine days in China. Best regards, Suzie +86 10 85659295 www.theorchidbeijing.com 北京市东城区鼓楼东大街宝钞胡同65号 #65 Baochao Hutong, Gulou East Street Dong


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    Answered on May 17, 2021
  • Hello, do you accept foreigners living in China. we're Italian family (2 adukts 1 baby 1 year old) and we live in Nanjing. We would like stay in your hotel, is it possible? Thanks

    Hello, Yes we do accept foreigners who are living in China. Which date you are interested to stay here with us?


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    Answered on October 26, 2020
  • We have a family of 5. Three adults and one 17-year old and one 13-year old. Do you have have the option for a rollaway bed? If so, what is the cost? Thank you!

    Dear Craig, Thanks for your interest in staying at The Orchid! Can you kindly give us your exact dates so that i can check availability and get back to you as soon as possible. Looking forward to hearing from you soon! Best regards, Bayasa


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    Answered on December 8, 2019
  • Are you accepting English and South Africans?

    Sure we do.We are accepting all the guests from all over the world. Best regards, Suzie +86 10 85659295 www.theorchidbeijing.com 北京市东城区鼓楼东大街宝钞胡同65号 #65 Baochao Hutong, Gulou East Street Dong


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    Answered on May 17, 2021
  • Do you accept foreigners? We have been in China since March as we went home for the spring festival. We have never had the virus and have tested negative every time.

    Hello, Yes of course we do accept foreigners here in our hotel. We only need your passport with valid visa and also your green codes. That is it!


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    Answered on October 5, 2020
  • Hi. We are from Tianjin and we have a green code, we will get married at the embassy, can we book your room?

    Hi, for guests from low risk area, we only need green codes for travel code and health code together with valid passport and visa. may i ask which day you want the room?


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    Asked about: Courtyard Room • Answered on June 28, 2021
  • Hello, I was wondering if you accept guests during July who are not Chinese passport holders but live and work in Beijing and haven't travelled in months? Thanks, Helen

    Dear Helen, We can accept you as long as you have a valid passports with visas, green codes. And your current address must be none high or mid risk.


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    Answered on July 5, 2020
  • Answering your question about when - 04.-06 of July . Can I book? And the breakfast is included,right?

    yes, breakfast is included. A present we don't have a room that is available for two nights in a row. However, you can book two different rooms for the first night and the second night.


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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
What's nearby
  • Drum Tower
    0.2 miles
  • Yandai Xiejie
    0.4 miles
  • Yinding Bridge
    0.4 miles
  • Houhai Bar Street
    0.5 miles
  • Nan Luo Gu Xiang
    0.5 miles
  • The Central Academy of Drama
    0.6 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Furongji
    0 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Modernista
    0.1 miles
Top attractions
  • Shichahai Area
    0.8 miles
  • Yonghegong Temple
    1.1 miles
  • Forbidden City
    1.9 miles
  • Wangfujing Street
    2.2 miles
  • Tiananmen Square
    2.6 miles
  • Qianmen Street
    3.2 miles
  • Dashilan Street
    3.3 miles
  • Beijing National Stadium - Bird Nest
    3.4 miles
  • Temple of Heaven
    4.5 miles
  • Summer Palace
    7.7 miles
Public transit
  • Subway Shichahai Station
    0.4 miles
  • Subway Beihai North Statioin
    0.4 miles
  • Subway Guloudajie Station
    0.5 miles
  • Subway Nanluoguxiang Station
    0.6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Beijing Capital International Airport
    13.6 miles
  • Beijing Daxing International Airport
    29.9 miles
How to get to The Orchid Hotel - Old Town & Drum Tower from Beijing Capital International Airport
    Taxi
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3 Restaurants On Site

    Toast

    Food: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern

    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, High tea, Cocktail hour

    Furongji

    Food: Cantonese, Chinese

    Open for: Brunch, Dinner

    The bake shop

    Food: American

    Open for: Brunch, High tea

Amenities of The Orchid Hotel - Old Town & Drum Tower
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Cooking class Additional charge
  • Entertainment staff
  • Bikes available (free)
  • Cycling
Food & Drink
  • Chocolate/Cookies Additional charge
  • Fruit
  • Bottle of water
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Russian
  • Chinese
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Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules The Orchid Hotel - Old Town & Drum Tower takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM

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

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 4 and above are considered 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

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

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

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property can only accept bookings from essential workers/permitted travelers on dates where such guidelines exist. Reasonable evidence must be provided on arrival. If it isn't provided, your booking will be canceled on arrival.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries on dates where such guidelines exist.

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.

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

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.

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

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.

FAQs about The Orchid Hotel - Old Town & Drum Tower

  • Check-in at The Orchid Hotel - Old Town & Drum Tower is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • The prices at The Orchid Hotel - Old Town & Drum Tower may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The Orchid Hotel - Old Town & Drum Tower has 3 restaurants:

    • The bake shop
    • Toast
    • Furongji

  • Guests staying at The Orchid Hotel - Old Town & Drum Tower can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Italian
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free
    • Asian
    • American

  • The Orchid Hotel - Old Town & Drum Tower is 2 miles from the center of Beijing.

  • The Orchid Hotel - Old Town & Drum Tower offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Cooking class
    • Bikes available (free)
    • Entertainment staff

  • Room options at The Orchid Hotel - Old Town & Drum Tower include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Studio

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Orchid Hotel - Old Town & Drum Tower by:

    • Taxi 50min