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“Location, location, location! The Opposite House is right next to Beijing’s popular shopping and dining destination, Taikoo Li Sanlitun. In a place like Beijing where traffic can be a nightmare, being able to walk out when you want to grab a bite to eat is fantastic. Hotel staff go above and beyond to make sure you are comfortable; there are cool, rotating art installations in the lobby and rooms are spacious with large wooden tubs – perfect for post-sightseeing soaks.”
Combining modern-day styling with traditional details, The Opposite House in Beijing is a luxurious and comfortable stay without the big-hotel fussiness. Inspired by Beijing Siheyuan, a traditional courtyard surrounded by buildings on all four sides, it’s in a stunning, screen-printed six storey building in Beijing’s hip Village at Sanlitun.
The creatively designed rooms come in four different sizes with the larger two types featuring a personal balcony complete with daybeds and large dining area. Expect white sheets, plenty of light and lots of wood for a zen-like feel. The Penthouse spreads over two floors.
Jing Yaa Tang is an elegant restaurant serving modern Chinese dishes and delicious Peking duck. There’s also a wellness centre. offering a range of massage treatments, an indoor pool and a fitness centre.