Novotel Beijing Xin Qiao

Beijing, China

13.7 K reviews
Excellent club hotel. Close to Forbidden City. Great location.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Garage & Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Double Bed
    • Central Heating
    • Radio
    • Bathroom
    • Safe
    • Wheelchair access
    • Internet Access
    • Shower
    • King-size Bed
    • Hairdryer
    • Minibar
    • Bathtub
    • Tea/coffee maker
    • Lounge
    • Carpeting
    • Satellite/cable TV
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
  • Facility
    • Bicycle Cellar
    • Elevators
    • Restaurant(s) with air conditioning
    • Laundry Service
    • Restaurant(s) with non-smoking area
    • Hotel Room Safe
    • Shops
    • Hairdresser
    • Café
    • 24-hour check-in
    • Restaurant(s) with a smoking section
    • Currency Exchange
    • WLAN access
    • Game room
    • Bar(s)
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant(s) with high-chairs
    • Air conditioning
    • Conference Room
    • Public Internet Access
    • Coatroom
    • Bicycle Hire
  • Food
    • Evening Buffet
    • à la carte Dinner
    • Special Diet
    • à la carte Lunch
    • Breakfast Served
    • Breakfast Buffet
    • Half Board
    • Set menu lunch
    • Special Offers
    • Lunch Buffet
    • Set menu dinner
    • Full Board
    • Jacuzzi
    • Massage
    • Steam bath
    • Sauna
    • Tennis
    • Children's Entertainment
1 Chong Wen Men Xi Da Jie 100005 Beijing
0.7 mi to downtown


The hotel is located in the city centre, within walking distance of Tiananmen Square and Wangfujing Street (each approx. 1 km away).


The hotel was built in 1954. The accommodation comprises a total of 700 rooms. Individual storeys are accessible via the lift or stairs. Amenities include a cloakroom, a safe and a currency exchange service. Wireless internet access in public areas allows guests to stay connected. Among the culinary options available at the establishment are a restaurant, a dining area, a breakfast room, a café and a bar. Shopping facilities are also available. Additional facilities at the hotel include a playroom. Travellers arriving by car can leave their vehicles in the garage or in the car park (for a fee). Bicycles can be left in the bicycle storage area. 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, central heating and a bathroom. The carpeted rooms feature a double bed or a king-size bed. A safe and a minibar are also available. A mini fridge and a tea/coffee station ensure a comfortable stay. Internet access, a telephone, a TV, a radio and WiFi add to the comfort of the holiday. Slippers are laid out in each of the rooms. Some of the rooms are adapted for wheelchair users. The bathrooms are fitted with a shower and a bathtub. A hairdryer and bathrobes are provided for everyday use. Bathrooms with wheelchair access can also be booked. The accommodation offers family rooms and non-smoking rooms.


The hot tub is the perfect place to relax. Leisure options at the establishment include tennis, a gym and a spa. For a fee, a sauna, a steam bath and massage treatments are also available. Additional services include an entertainment programme for children, offering numerous activities.


A variety of catering options can be booked. Guests can choose between bed and breakfast, half board and full board. Available meals include breakfast, lunch and dinner. Staff are also happy to provide special dietary cuisine. Special catering options can be enjoyed at the hotel.


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


  • Location
    "Great location"

    Hotel location is perfect. Location is perfect for. Location ;excellent.

    "Great location." "Accessible by car, but parking is costly." "Near public transport, airport, and train station." "Central location with great sightseeing, dining out and shopping." "Close to business sites."

  • Service
    "Fantastic service"

    Staff were fantastic. Concierge service was exceptional. Reception desk was very attentive.

    "Friendly service and great housekeeping, but so-so reception." "Great concierge service." "Old, neglected rooms with uncomfortable beds, yet lovely views." "Booking process should be better organized." "Average tour guide." "Room service is perfect." "Standard laundry service."

  • Breakfast
    "Tasty breakfast"

    The breakfast buffet is superb. Buffet Breakfast excellent. Personal omelettes were excellent.

    "Reasonably priced, tasty breakfasts."

  • Room
    "Room needs to be improved"

    Chairs were worn and possibly dangerous. Tiles lots of mildew. Carpet was old and moldy.

    "Small, outdated rooms in need of better maintenance." "Clean rooms with great views and decent beds." "Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms." "People dislike the TVs, A/C, and furniture." "Shower can be a problem."

  • Vibe
    "Vibe is not too good"

    Bath room is very old. Guest rooms and the hotel itself feels quite old. Carpet was old and moldy.

    "Atmosphere is friendly but the vibe is low." "Hotel could use some updating." "Pleasant entrance area." "Luxurious Hotel." "Hotel is relatively stylish." "Good resort hotel." "Good choice for a city trip."

  • Amenities
    "Amenities are not the best"

    Carpets were a little worn out. Wheel chair was faulty. The sewage smell at the lift.

    "Grounds are fine, but with outdated facilities." "Pleasant entrance area." "Elevator in need of updating." "Smoking area is not nice." "Architecture not so nice."

  • Comfort
    "More comfort would be nice"

    Most of diners were weird and noisy. Aircon didn't work. Too hard mattress.

    "Small rooms with comfort and noise issues." "Small rooms and poor A/C, but decent beds."

  • WiFi
    "Complaints about WiFi"

    Computers in the lobby would not work. Internet connection was terrible. Worst internet.

    "Wifi quality could be improved."