The Opposite House
Building 1, Courtyard 11, Sanlitun Road

The Opposite House is a stunning urban masterpiece created by leading Japanese architect Kengo Juma.  This excellent 5-star boutique hotel, that opened in 2008, is located in the fashionable Sanlitun district close to many shops, bars and restaurants.
The hotel offers 99 spacious rooms and a two-level penthouse with rooftop terrace, swimming pool, gym, three excellent restaurants and two bars including the gay-popular Mesh bar.  Each unit has a king-size bed covered with Egyptian cotton linen, daybed and mood lighting system, digital entertainment, free WiFi and minibar.
Features: bar, bedroom, cafe, restaurant, shop, swimming pool, massage, gym, free wi-fi (酒吧, 卧室, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 铺子, 游泳池, 按摩, 健身房, 免费无线上网)

Swiss Hotel Beijing
2 Chao Yang Men Bei Da Jie

The 5-star Swiss Hotel Beijing is conveniently located on Beijing’s 2nd Ring Road, within walking distance of Sanlitun Bar Street and Worker’s Stadium.
There are 420 tastefully designed rooms & suites with all the amenities you would expect.  The hotel offers fine dining options, multilingual service, a modern gym and other world-class facilities.  The large indoor pool is worth a special mention.
Gay travelers can benefit from Swiss Hotel’s central location, being near the Sanlitun nightlife and Destination gay dance club.  The nearby Dongsishiqiao subway station provides easy connections to other parts of the city.
Features: bar, cafe, restaurant, shop, internet access, swimming pool, steam room, massage, sauna, gym (酒吧, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 铺子, 互联网, 游泳池, 蒸汽房, 按摩, 桑拿, 健身房)

Legendale Hotel Beijing
90-92 Jinbao Street, Dongcheng District

Located opposite The Regent Beijing is the equally fantastic Legendale Hotel.  This large luxurious property is within walking distance to Wangfujing Street with all its shopping and street food.  The hotel offers free WiFi, 3 world-class restaurants, a gorgeous indoor pool and a state-of-the-art gym.  Each spacious room is beautifully furnished and fitted with top-notch amenities.
The Legendale Beijing is surrounded by designer shops, a 5-minute walk from Dengshikou subway station, a 15-minute drive from Forbidden City and Tian’anmen Square.  Beijing International Airport is half-an-hour drive away.
Features: bar, bedroom, cafe, restaurant, shop, swimming pool, massage, sauna, gym, free wi-fi (酒吧, 卧室, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 铺子, 游泳池, 按摩, 桑拿, 健身房, 免费无线上网)

The Regent Beijing
99 Jinbao Street, Dongcheng District

Situated in the heart of Beijing’s metropolis, the gay-friendly Regent combines contemporary luxury with the exquisite charm of historic China.
About 2 km from Tian’anmen Square and the Forbidden City, The Regent has 500 rooms and features indoor pool, spa and world-class facilities.
Features: bar, bedroom, cafe, restaurant, swimming pool, massage, sauna, gym, spa, free wi-fi (酒吧, 卧室, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 游泳池, 按摩, 桑拿, 健身房, 温泉, 免费无线上网)

Grand Millennium Beijing
Fortune Plaza, 7 DongSanHuan Middle Road

This ultra-modern hotel is centrally located and offers very reasonable rates.  Facilities including a 25-meter indoor lap pool, 4 restaurants, a world-class spa, sauna and steam room.  We particularly like the hotel’s state-of-the-art gym called Oxygen Club.   Each of 521 spacious rooms features ‘extended bathroom’ concept, floor-to-ceiling windows with views of the city, flat screen TV, mini bar, personal safe and free WiFi.
Grand Millennium is part of Fortune Plaza, close to the new CCTV headquarters and The Place shopping.  It is about 6 km from the Forbidden City and Tian’anmen Square.  Beijing Capital Airport is a 25-minute drive away.
Features: bar, bedroom, cafe, restaurant, swimming pool, steam room, massage, sauna, jacuzzi / hot pool, gym, spa, free wi-fi (酒吧, 卧室, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 游泳池, 蒸汽房, 按摩, 桑拿, 温泉池, 健身房, 温泉, 免费无线上网)

JW Marriott Beijing
83 Jian Guo Road, China Central Place

Located in the Central Business District, this luxury hotel offers spacious accommodations and world-class amenities.  The rooms feature a large bed, 42″ flat-screen TV, high-speed internet, minibar, and rain shower.  There are three excellent restaurants and two lounges that are perfect for dining and chilling out with family and friends.
You can relax in an indoor swimming pool and steam room, visit the spa and work out at its 24-hour gym.  And if you need to unwind after your invigorating workout, you can visit Dragon Spa which is walking distance from the hotel.
Features: bedroom, cafe, restaurant, internet access, swimming pool, steam room, massage, jacuzzi / hot pool, gym, spa (卧室, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 互联网, 游泳池, 蒸汽房, 按摩, 温泉池, 健身房, 温泉)


A.hotel Beijing
East Gate of Workers' Stadium

The uniquely styled A.hotel is centrally located at the Workers’ Stadium, close to Sanlitun Bar area with its shops, restaurants and nightlife, and within walking distance of gay venues like Alfa bar, Destination dance club and Aqua Salus spa.
This 4-star hotel has offers all the amenities you need and more.  The Superior Fashion Room is equipped with a bathtub in the center of the room!  Excellent staff and value for money.
Features: bar, bedroom, cafe, restaurant, massage, free wi-fi (酒吧, 卧室, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 按摩, 免费无线上网)

Beijing Dream Home Serviced Apartment
Room 503, Unit 3, Yongli International Center, 21 Workers Stadium North Road

Very affordable, self-contained apartments in great location for the budget-minded gay traveler.  The new Beijing Dream Home Yongli International Branch is within 10 minutes’ walk from the Sanlitun Bar Street and Beijing’s Central Business District.
These apartments are large and have free WiFi and a fully-equipped kitchen with stove, microwave, kitchenware and washing machine.  Bathrooms feature rain shower and hairdryer.  There is a wellness center, 24-hour front desk, luggage storage and laundry services.  A smart choice.
Features: bedroom, spa, free wi-fi (卧室, 温泉, 免费无线上网)

New Oriental Suites
36B Dongzhimenwai Main Street

Superb value, apartment-style hotel offering modern European-style studios with free WiFi, flat screen TV, dining area, kitchen with stove and washing machine.  Perfect for a long-term stay.  The staff are friendly and helpful.
New Oriental Suites in Seasons Park is located a 20-minute walk from the lively Sanlitun Bar Street.  Gay-popular bars Alfa and Mesh are a few minutes’ walk away.  Excellent value for money and convenient location.
Features: bedroom, cafe, shop, gym, free wi-fi (卧室, 咖啡馆, 铺子, 健身房, 免费无线上网)

The Emperor Hotel
33 Qihelou Street, Dongcheng District

You don’t have to be an emperor to stay at this elegant boutique hotel.  The Emperor enjoys a quiet location among traditional Chinese settings near the Forbidden City and within walking distance from the famous Wangfujing Street
We like the hotel’s contrasting combination of classical Chinese architecture and modern interiors.  All 55 rooms feature contemporary design with bright colors and hardwood floors.  Free WiFi in all areas.
There is a well-equipped gym, a spa, a rooftop restaurant and a unique glass-enclosed rooftop hot tub with views of Beijing City.  Highly recommended.
Features: bar, bedroom, cafe, restaurant, shop, massage, gym, spa, free wi-fi (酒吧, 卧室, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 铺子, 按摩, 健身房, 温泉, 免费无线上网)

Hotel Kapok Wangfujing
16 Donghuamen Street, Dongcheng

An ideal choice if you want to stay close to the famous Forbidden City.  The 4-star Hotel Kapok offers stylish rooms with views of the city or the courtyard.  Each modern room features free WiFi, soundproofing, wooden floors, flat screen cable TV and tea & coffee making facilities.  There is a gym, restaurant and bar onsite.
The Wangfujing shopping district is only a 10-minute walk away, and the Tian’anmen Dong subway station is about 1 km away from the hotel.  Gay guests are warmly welcome, and English-speaking staff are happy to help you with tours and ticketing arrangements.
Features: bar, bedroom, restaurant, sauna, sun terrace, gym, free wi-fi (酒吧, 卧室, 餐厅, 桑拿, 阳台, 健身房, 免费无线上网)

161 Hotel
161 Lishi Hutong, Dongcheng District

The budget-friendly 161 Hotel is located in Beijing’s quiet, low-rise neighborhood (hutong) and just a 2-minute walk from Dong Si subway station allowing easy access to attractions and transport links.
The rooms are simply furnished with lots of lighting and feature private bathroom, air conditioning, cable TV and free WiFi.  Friendly and English-speaking staff.
Hotel 161 is about a 10-minute walk to the famous Wanfujing Street shopping area and a 10-minute drive to  Tian’anmen Square and Jingshan Park.
Features: bedroom, cafe, restaurant, free wi-fi (卧室, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 免费无线上网)

Spring Time Hostel
corner of Dongsi subway station (Exit D), Dongcheng District

If you’re traveling on a budget, then we highly recommend Spring Time Hostel.  Located right next to the Dongsi subway station, this new budget option offers 30 clean and simple rooms with free WiFi, flat screen TV, air conditioning and electric kettle.  Shared rooms are available.
Luggage storage, safety deposit box and bicycle rentals are available at the 24-hour front desk.  There is also a tour desk and business center.  Happy Dragon Café serves Western dishes, but plenty of dining options are nearby.
Spring Time is a 20-minute walk from The Forbidden City and Tian’anmen Square and a 5-minute drive from the Wangfujing shopping area.  The Dongsi subway station provides direct connections to other parts of Beijing.
Features: bar, bedroom, restaurant, free wi-fi (酒吧, 卧室, 餐厅, 免费无线上网)

Jianguo Hotel
5 Jianguomenwai Avenue, Chaoyang District

Jianguo Hotel ticks all of our boxes.  This excellent-value, 4-star hotel features 6 dining options, an indoor pool, a gym, a spa and a beautiful landscaped garden.  Guest rooms are non-smoking and feature modern furnishings including flat screen TV, work desk and free WiFi.  Staff are attentive and can speak English.
Jianguo Hotel is located in the heart of Beijing’s Central Business District, close to Forbidden City and Tian’anmen Square, and just a few minutes’ walk from Yonganli subway station.
Features: bar, bedroom, cafe, restaurant, shop, swimming pool, steam room, massage, sauna, sun terrace, jacuzzi / hot pool, gym, spa, free wi-fi (酒吧, 卧室, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 铺子, 游泳池, 蒸汽房, 按摩, 桑拿, 阳台, 温泉池, 健身房, 温泉, 免费无线上网)

Pentahotel Beijing
3-18 Chong Wen Men Wai Street

A modern new hotel that would appole to most discerning travelers.  The Pentahotel Beijing is located in the business district, next to New World Shopping Mall and just a few minutes’ walk from the Chongwenmen subway station.
There are over 300 stylishly designed room.  Each has a 37″ flat screen TV, free WiFi and oversized windows.  The hotel has its own gym as well as a trendy bar, lobby lounge and restaurant.
Pentahotel is surrounded by shops, dining choices and attractions.  The Tian’anmen Square and the popular Wangfujing shopping street can be reached in 10 minutes by car.
Features: bar, bedroom, cafe, restaurant, gym, free wi-fi (酒吧, 卧室, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 健身房, 免费无线上网)