$76 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Aug 2, 2015 Check-out: Aug 3, 2015

Crowne Plaza BEIJING WANGFUJING

5 stars
View map of No. 48 Wangfujing Avenue,Dongcheng District, Beijing, 100006

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
4.0
out of 5
12 reviews
fam

Very friendly staff.... Always available to assist in anything. .. See full review

  • karla m.
  • Jan 19, 2015
Great locations

Very good experience in general. However, we didn't see much greetings from hotel staffs especially... See full review

  • Sunkim
  • Oct 1, 2014

This 5-star hotel offers good value for business and leisure travelers in the Wangfujing area. The central location on Wangfujing Street puts guests within a 15-minute walk of the Forbidden City and a 15-minute taxi ride to the Central Business District. The spacious rooms were remodeled in 2007 and now sport a more contemporary look. The roof-top indoor pool provides panoramic views of Beijing. 

Dining

Essence serves an international buffet at breakfast and dinner and offers a la carte options at lunch. Angus Grill pairs vintage wines with Australian steaks. Beijing Xiaowang Fu features Chinese specialties like roast duck. The Atrium Lounge has an extensive malt whiskey selection.

Rooms

The 353 rooms -- including 27 suites -- were updated in 2007 with stylish touches like oval mirrors and raised wash basins in the bathrooms. Some rooms sport a half-moon wooden writing desk, others a sleek glass desk. Rooms range in size from 344 to 484 square feet, suites from 538 to 968 square feet. All include a mini-bar refrigerator with ice maker, safe, bathrobe, turndown service, television with satellite channels and on-demand movies, and high-speed Internet access (fees apply). Some rooms have windows overlooking an interior atrium. 

Highlights

  • Location on popular Wangfujing Street
  • 15-minute walk to Forbidden City
  • Spacious, contemporary rooms remodeled in 2007
  • Rooftop indoor pool with panoramic views of Beijing

Nearby attractions

  • Forbidden City (0.7 mi/1.2 km)
  • Lama Temple (2.2 mi/3.7 km)
  • Silk Alley (3.6 mi/5.8 km)
  • Temple of Heaven (4.4 mi/7.1 km)
  • Summer Palace (15.5 mi/25 km)

Business

  • Seven meeting rooms accommodating 20 to 300 people
  • 11,861 square feet of exhibit space
  • Business center
  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Transportation

  • Beijing Railway Station (2.4 miles/4 km)
  • Beijing Capital International Airport (17.4 mi/28 km)

Recreation

The indoor rooftop pool and Jacuzzi were renovated in 2007 and offer a panoramic view of Wangfujing Street. Guests can work up a sweat in the fitness center or sauna and relax afterward with a massage.

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Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Indoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Executive level
Ice machine
Activities
Indoor pool
Live entertainment
Children's activities
Golf
Tennis
Dining
Restaurant
Coffee maker in room
Lounge
Room service
Services
Business center
Maid service
Concierge desk
Airline desk
In-Room Safe
Shops/Commercial services
Tour desk
Car rental desk
Porters
FAX
Currency exchange
Overhead projector
White board
Internet
High-speed internet
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Room
Satellite TV
DVD player
Cordless phone
Phone with speaker
Desk with lamp
Mini bar
Free newspaper
Hairdryer in room
Outlet adapters
Turndown service
Temperature control
Ironing board
Bath tub
Trouser press

Nearby points of interest

  • Wangfujing: 0.6 mi
  • Fragrant Hills Park: 0.8 mi
  • Beijing National Grand Theater: 0.8 mi
  • Forbidden City: 0.9 mi
  • Jing An Temple: 1.2 mi
  • Beihai Park: 1.4 mi
  • Lama Temple: 2.1 mi
  • Xicheng: 2.2 mi
  • Temple of Heaven: 2.6 mi
  • Sanlitun: 2.6 mi
  • Panjiayuan Market: 3.5 mi
  • Beijing Zoo: 4.3 mi
  • Capital Museum: 4.5 mi
  • Great Bell Temple: 4.9 mi
  • Water Cube: 5.3 mi
  • Wangfujing: 0.6 mi
  • Fragrant Hills Park: 0.8 mi
  • Beijing National Grand Theater: 0.8 mi
  • Forbidden City: 0.9 mi
  • Jing An Temple: 1.2 mi
  • Beihai Park: 1.4 mi
  • Lama Temple: 2.1 mi
  • Xicheng: 2.2 mi
  • Temple of Heaven: 2.6 mi
  • Sanlitun: 2.6 mi
  • Panjiayuan Market: 3.5 mi
  • Beijing Zoo: 4.3 mi
  • Capital Museum: 4.5 mi
  • Great Bell Temple: 4.9 mi
  • Water Cube: 5.3 mi
  • Olympic Green: 6.9 mi
  • Summer Palace: 8.6 mi
  • Old Summer Palace: 8.7 mi
  • Shijingshan: 9.4 mi
  • Marco Polo Bridge: 11 mi
  • Beijing National Stadium: 18.2 mi
  • Ming Tombs: 25.4 mi
  • Juyongguan: 31.6 mi
  • Mutianyu: 36.2 mi
  • Badaling: 38.7 mi
  • Jinshanling: 68.6 mi
  • Simatai: 73.3 mi

Dining

Essence Restaurant
Presents guests with extensive Asian and Western delights from a tasty buffet, all set in a chic, yet casual setting.
Angus Grill & Bar
Enjoy the best Angus and Wagyu steaks in town, cooked to absolute perfection. Enjoy our distinctive dining experience with unique selection of salts and steak knives and attentive service. After dinner, make sure you enjoy the Angus Grill bar corner with
Atrium Lounge
Unwind at the lounge for afternoon tea, evening cocktails and soothing piano music with free WiFi.
Chinese Restaurant
Simply the best in Chinese cuisine featuring Beijing roast duck, fresh seafood and regional delicacies in the main dining room. For those looking for something truly special, treat yourself to one of the sensational VIP rooms, each with a large screen LCD

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
02:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for Crowne Plaza BEIJING WANGFUJING

Overall score

4 / 5
5.01.0
12 out of 12
Amenities:
3.9
Cleanliness:
4.3
Hotel staff:
4.2
Comfort:
4.3
Location:
4.8
Value:
4.2

100% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Crowne Plaza BEIJING WANGFUJING

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
karla m.
Business
LOS ANGELES
Jan 19, 2015

fam

Very friendly staff.... Always available to assist in anything. ..

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Crowne Plaza BEIJING WANGFUJING

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Sunkim
Business
New York
Oct 1, 2014

Great locations

Very good experience in general. However, we didn't see much greetings from hotel staffs especially from restaurant except the noodle lady. We have stayed for 8 nights and the only person greeted us was the noodle bar lady from the buffet restaurant. I recommend this hotel because of its location.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

10 minutes to Donsi subway station and 15 minutes to Wangfuzing subway station which is very attractive road.

Review of Crowne Plaza BEIJING WANGFUJING

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Peder1
Business
San Diego, California
Jun 4, 2013

Fantstic five star in the heart of Beijing

This hotel is fantastic. It is a 5 star hotel within walking distance of the shopping and sites in downtown Beijing and the price was right. The room was great, the service was great and the breakfast was great. You can't go wrong here.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Entertainment tip: Short drive from hotel

Peking Opera is well worth the time to see it. Get the 380 yuan tickets so you can sit at a table and have snacks and tea.

Review of Crowne Plaza BEIJING WANGFUJING

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Prague, Czech Republic
Nov 19, 2012

Excellent location

You cannot find many better placed hotels to discover the city. Wangfujing street is rush and modern. Moreover, it is just next to the Forbidden city. On the other hand, the chinese restaurant in the hotel could be better and buffet is pretty expensive but offers nice choise of dishes.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Crowne Plaza BEIJING WANGFUJING

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
rtca
Business
Ontario, Canada
Aug 31, 2012

Adequate accomodations

We were in Beijing to see the major tourist sites and do some shopping. The Crowne Plaza Wang Fujing was within walking distance to the Forbidden City, Tian'men, lots of Houtongs, and the shopping district. It may have been easier to be a little further south on Wang Fujing to be closer to these sites as well as a subway line for quicker access to more sites. The staff were helpful in arranging tours, shows & activities. The pool and gym were ok. The Chinese retaurant was one of the kids' favorites but the food was more like the Chinese food you would get here in North America. The breakfast buffet was pretty good but pricey.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Time-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

The subway system is very good/easily navigated and can quickly get you to many of the attractions in Beijing.

Review of Crowne Plaza BEIJING WANGFUJING

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Mark7
Business
oklahoma
May 5, 2012

Not A 5 Star Hotel

Room was small. Staff was good. Great Wall trip very good.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short drive from hotel

Pearl Garden Market.

Review of Crowne Plaza BEIJING WANGFUJING

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
reado
Business
Australia
Dec 7, 2011

Great business hotel

Wonderful location walking distance to forbidden city

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Tianamin Square

Review of Crowne Plaza BEIJING WANGFUJING

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
reado
Business
Australia
Nov 30, 2011

Great business hotel

The hotel was great with good services, very helpful staff and close to all the best bits of Beijing.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Short Walk to Tianamen Square and Forbidden City

Review of Crowne Plaza BEIJING WANGFUJING

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Beachwood, Ohio
Jun 28, 2011

Excellent- Location, Service, Price

They can further improve- 1. I will appreciate some Free- Computer use (30-45 minutes/day), in a better chair and desk type comfortable mode to screen our essential personal e-mails and news sites every day. 2. Without Service fee- Currency exchange by the hotel front desk (up to $300/day, as permitted by the govt.) They have an auto exchange(ATM LIke) with 4% fee, not so good. My Xian Hotel experience was better in these two points then CP, at WFJ

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Time-saving tip: Short drive from hotel

A mid town location makes this hotel ideal for tourism and business

Review of Crowne Plaza BEIJING WANGFUJING

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Columbus, OH
May 25, 2011

Centrally located western style hotel

I was in Beijing for business meetings. The hotel had everything I needed including an exercise room. The hotel breakfast is excellent. This is important since there are few good options in the immediate area. This is a very comfortable hotel in a great location. The staff is very helpful. Wireless is free in the lobby where there are lots of comfortable chairs. Many of the important Beijing sites are close by.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

There is a very famous peking duck restaurant about a 10 minute walk from the hotel. Most of the walk is along a pedestrian street...very interesting. The food is very special. The concierge can give you precise directions.

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