The 5 Best Hotels in Zhongguancun, Beijing

Zhongguancun e-Plaza stands tall in Beijing, China
Zhongguancun e-Plaza stands tall in Beijing, China | © Colin McPherson / Alamy Stock Photo

Situated in Beijing’s Haidian district, Zhongguancun – China’s Silicon Valley – has exploded in recent years. From apartments with kitchenettes to cool hotels with indoor pools, check out Culture Trip’s roundup of the neighbourhood’s five best hotels.

Crowne Plaza Beijing Zhongguancun

Hotel
Map View
Crowne Plaza Beijing Zhongguancun
Crowne Plaza Beijing Zhongguancun offers spacious, comfortable rooms | Courtesy of Crowne Plaza / Hotels.com

In the heart of Zhongguancun, the Crowne Plaza is just a five-minute walk to the metro and a 25-minute cab ride downtown to some of the city’s biggest attractions, including the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square. It’s a bit on the pricy side, but it’s worth splurging on the big, comfortable and stylish rooms. Facilities include an indoor pool, a gym and four restaurants, where you can find Chinese and Western cuisine. A sauna and KTV (karaoke television) room are on-site, too.

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

Ariva Beijing West Hotel & Serviced Apartment

Hotel
Map View
Ariva Beijing West Hotel
Ariva Beijing West Hotel has a restaurant and a bar | Courtesy of Ariva Beijing West Hotel & Serviced Apartment / Hotels.com

If you’re looking for a ritzier option in Zhongguancun, look no further than Ariva Beijing West Hotel. It lives up to its glossy reputation with its clean and spacious interior, spa and sauna. Each room has a flat-screen TV and fully equipped kitchenette, but there’s also a host of dining options, including like the Ariva Cafe downstairs. Loft rooms are also available for those seeking a bit more space.

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

Why Book With Culture Trip?

  • Free cancellation

    In these uncertain times, cancel or change for free on select properties.

  • Price-match guarantee

    Find a better price on your booking and we’ll match it. Simple.

  • Unbiased & trustworthy

    Book from recommendations handpicked by travel experts.

  • Beijing Baizhu Apartment – Lifangting

    Apartment
    Map View
    d875b926_z
    Beijing Baizhu Apartment offers the comforts of home | © Beijing Baizhu Apartment – Lifangting / Expedia

    What this aparthotel may lack in frills, it makes up for in convenience. Beijing Baizhu Apartment is near Peking University and offers guest rooms with balcony views and built-in kitchens.

    EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

    Beijing Yanshan Hotel

    Hotel
    Map View
    Beijing Yanshan Hotel
    Beijing Yanshan Hotel's location makes it a great option to explore the city | Courtesy of Beijing Yanshan Hotel / Hotels.com

    Beijing Yanshan Hotel offers a perfect base to explore the city. This chic hotel’s proximity to some of the best eating and drinking spots in the area is also a highlight. Facilities include a spa, conference room and gym.

    EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

    Park Plaza Beijing Science Park

    Hotel
    Map View
    Park Plaza Beijing Science Park
    Park Plaza Beijing Science Park is an ideal place for business travellers | Courtesy of Park Plaza Beijing Science Park / Booking.com

    If you’re a food lover, then the Park Plaza Beijing Science Park is the place for you. This three-star hotel has three restaurants, which offer breakfast and traditional Asian cuisine. The modern hotel is conveniently located near the Summer Palace and Yuanmingyuan Park.

    EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW
    These recommendations were updated on June 20, 2019 to keep your travel plans fresh.