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The Opposite House - Beijing, China
Location, location, location! The Opposite House in China 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, China 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 at The Opposite House 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.
Location & Getting There
The Opposite House is an intriguing urban luxury hotel situated in the heart of Beijing’s hip village at Sanlitun, a 30-minute drive to the Beijing International Airport.
There are 99 creatively-designed rooms housed in this stunning, screen-printed emerald green six-storey building. Studios come in 4 different sizes, with the larger two types featuring a personal balcony complete with daybeds and large dining area, and the two largest studios that boasts a private jacuzzi. The Penthouse spreads over two floors, comprising a roof terrace, a fully-equipped kitchen and plenty of indoor and outdoor areas.
The Opposite House lies just steps from the city’s vibrant shopping and nightlife areas, and is only a 20-minute drive from Tian’anmen Square. Other tourist attractions include the Great Wall, Beijing’s hutongs, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and the 798 Art Zone. Private cooking classes and communal dinners with wine pairings are available, and guests can hire bicycles to tour the city.
Children are welcome at The Opposite House but there are no specific facilities available.