Howard Johnson Paragon Hotel Beijing

Beijing, China

6.8 K reviews
Very good hotel for solo travelers. Close to Starbucks. Great location.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Radio
    • Bathroom
    • Safe
    • Internet Access
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Minibar
    • Bathtub
    • Tea/coffee maker
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
    • Balcony/Terrace
  • Facility
    • Elevators
    • Restaurant(s) with air conditioning
    • Laundry Service
    • Hotel Room Safe
    • Restaurant(s) with non-smoking area
    • Shops
    • Hairdresser
    • Café
    • 24-hour check-in
    • Restaurant(s) with a smoking section
    • Currency Exchange
    • Bar(s)
    • Room Service
    • Nightclub
    • Casino
    • Air conditioning
    • Conference Room
    • Public Internet Access
    • Coatroom
    • Pub(s)
    • Bicycle Hire
  • Food
    • Breakfast Served
    • Breakfast Buffet
    • Ping Pong
    • Massage
    • Steam bath
    • Sauna
    • Tennis
    • Billiards/Snooker
18A Jian Guo Men Nei Avenue 100005 Beijing
0 ft to downtown


The hotel is located on East Chang An Street, in the heart of the golden area of the capital city, exactly opposite the Beijing Railway Station. Wangfujing Street, Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City are just minutes away, and the international airport is only about 40 minutes from the hotel. The hotel is surrounded by major business centres, tourist attractions and the embassy area.


The hotel was built in 1997. Guests are welcomed at the accommodation, which has a total of 216 rooms. In the air-conditioned establishment, travellers are welcomed at the reception area with 24-hour reception and a 24-hour check-in/check-out service. The individual storeys can easily be reached via the lift or stairs. Amenities include a cloakroom, a safe and a currency exchange service. Internet access in public areas allows guests to stay in touch whilst on holiday. Among the culinary options available at the hotel are a restaurant, a dining area, a breakfast room, a café, a bar and a pub. Shopping facilities are also available. Those arriving in their own vehicles can leave them in the car park of the accommodation. Additional services include room service, a laundry service and a hairdresser. Active guests can make use of the bicycle hire service to explore the surrounding area.


Each of the rooms is appointed with air conditioning and a bathroom. The standard features of most rooms include a balcony. A safe, a minibar and a desk are also available. A mini fridge and a tea/coffee station ensure a comfortable stay. An ironing set is also available for travellers' convenience. Other features include internet access, a telephone, a TV, a radio and WiFi. Slippers are laid out in each of the rooms. The bathrooms have a shower and a bathtub. A hairdryer and bathrobes are provided for everyday use. The establishment offers non-smoking rooms.


Those wishing to enjoy sports whilst on holiday can enjoy tennis on-site. Sport and leisure facilities at the hotel include a gym, table tennis and billiards. Various wellness options are available at the accommodation, including a sauna, a steam bath, a beauty salon and massage treatments. Entertainment options and leisure facilities include a disco and a casino.


Bed and breakfast is bookable. Guests can choose to book options such as breakfast, lunch or dinner.


The following credit cards are accepted at the establishment: American Express, VISA, Diners Club, JCB and MasterCard.


  • Location
    "Great location"

    Temple of Heaven. Subway on the doorstep. Location is superb.

    "Great location." "Near public transport, airport, and train station." "Easy car access but inadequate parking." "Central location with great sightseeing, dining out and shopping." "Standard parking prices."

  • Cleanliness

    Clean facilities. Clean linen. Clean rooms.

    "Rooms are clean, but bathrooms are not."

  • Food
    "Delicious food"

    Delicious Peking Duck. Free cake. Great three courses.

    "Great menu with excellent food, especially dessert." "Dining disappointed some guests in quality and price."

  • Breakfast
    "Breakfast is average"

    Excellent Buffet breakfast. Awesome breakfast spread. Nice breakfast choices.

    "Breakfast is decent but expensive."

  • Service
    "Service is adequate"

    Attentive room staff. Hotel service excellent. Staff were very helpful.

    "Great housekeeping and friendly service, but not very professional." "Reception is poor, as is the restaurant service." "Great concierge service." "Room service is perfect."

  • Room
    "Room is all right"

    Refrigerator working fine. Private A/C. AC did not work.

    "Decent, clean rooms with great beds and awesome views." "Rooms have maintenance, size, and updating issues, with poor minibars." "Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms." "Substandard furniture with poor A/C, TV's and balconies." "Shower can be a problem."

  • Comfort

    Aircon wasn't working. Private A/C. AC did not work.

    "Comfortable enough, with reasonable noise levels and superb beds." "Small rooms and bathrooms with inadequate A/C."

  • WiFi
    "Complaints about WiFi"

    Internet connection not working. Poor internet. Slow WiFi Internet.

    "Wifi quality could be improved." "Free internet."