$39 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Jan 5, 2015 Check-out: Jan 6, 2015

Days Inn Forbidden City Beijing

3 stars
1 Nanwanzi Bystreet, Nanheyan St Dongcheng Dist, Beijing, 100006
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.4
out of 5
51 reviews
good

clearn and warm room, close to shopping and places See full review

  • frankalpine10
  • Feb 28, 2014
A place to rest your head

We travelled to 3 destinations. Beijing all you really need is a clean comfortable room and that is... See full review

  • Dylansgranny
  • Oct 20, 2013
Budget-friendly courtyard-style hotel near the Forbidden City

The Days Inn Forbidden City Beijing has a proud history. The hotel was once the sprawling courtyard complex of a well-known warlord. Today the hotel's 160 rooms provide a peaceful rest stop for travelers weary from sightseeing at the nearby Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, or shopping on Wangfujing Street. Guests can park for free -- a rarity in Beijing.

Highlights
  • Convenient location near the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square
  • Free parking
  • Free high-speed Internet
Rooms

The 160 modest-sized rooms stick to the basics: white linens, beige carpet and curtains. All rooms come with a workstation, mini-bar, safe, flat-screen television, and free high-speed Internet. The budget single rooms, in the basement, go for a cheaper rate than rooms on other floors.

Features

This hotel's location is its prime selling point. A ten-minute walk takes guests to several of Beijing's most famous landmarks, including the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, and the National Theater. Shopping choices abound on nearby Wangfujing Street, and two convenient subway stations provide easy access to the rest of Beijing. The property's courtyard-style layout provides a welcome change from Beijing's many high-rise hotels. The hotel's restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The breakfast buffet includes both Chinese and Western dishes.

 

Transportation
  • Capital International Airport (19 mi/30.7 km)
  • Beijing Railway Station (1.5 mi/2.5 km)
  • 10-minute walk to Wangfujing and Tiananmen East subway stations on Line 1
Nearby attractions
  • Forbidden City (0.5 mi/0.9 km)
  • Silk Alley (2.9 mi/4.7 km)
  • Lama Temple (3.1 mi/5.1 km)
  • Temple of Heaven (3.6 mi/5.9 km)
  • Summer Palace (12.8 mi/20.8 km)
Business
  • Business center

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Days Inn Forbidden City Beijing Rooms

BUDGET - ROOM
The room located in half basement with one queen bed along with Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Cable Satellite TV, Clothes dryer, Color TV, Heating, Internet access, Iron / Ironing board, Kettle, Laundry service, Mini bar, Room service, Safe in room, Tea and coffee making facilities, Telephone.
DELUXE - ROOM
This room offers one queen bed or two twin beds along with Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Cable / Satellite TV, Clothes dryer, Color TV, Heating, Internet access, Iron / Ironing board, Kettle, Laundry service, Mini bar, Non-smoking rooms, Room service, Safe in room, Tea and coffee making facilities, Telephone.Smoking and non smoking room.

Amenities

  • Free internet
  • Free parking
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Elevators
Dining
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
Tour desk
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Barber/Beauty shop
Conference facilities
Gift shop
Currency exchange
Internet
Free internet
Parking
Free parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Accessible facilities
Wheel chair access
Accessible parking

Nearby points of interest

  • Forbidden City: 0.3 mi
  • Fragrant Hills Park: 1 mi
  • Beijing National Grand Theater: 1 mi
  • Wangfujing: 1 mi
  • Beihai Park: 1.3 mi
  • Xicheng: 1.5 mi
  • Jing An Temple: 1.6 mi
  • Lama Temple: 2.5 mi
  • Temple of Heaven: 2.6 mi
  • Sanlitun: 3.3 mi
  • Beijing Zoo: 3.8 mi
  • Capital Museum: 3.8 mi
  • Panjiayuan Market: 3.9 mi
  • Great Bell Temple: 4.6 mi
  • Water Cube: 5.4 mi
  • Forbidden City: 0.3 mi
  • Fragrant Hills Park: 1 mi
  • Beijing National Grand Theater: 1 mi
  • Wangfujing: 1 mi
  • Beihai Park: 1.3 mi
  • Xicheng: 1.5 mi
  • Jing An Temple: 1.6 mi
  • Lama Temple: 2.5 mi
  • Temple of Heaven: 2.6 mi
  • Sanlitun: 3.3 mi
  • Beijing Zoo: 3.8 mi
  • Capital Museum: 3.8 mi
  • Panjiayuan Market: 3.9 mi
  • Great Bell Temple: 4.6 mi
  • Water Cube: 5.4 mi
  • Olympic Green: 7.1 mi
  • Summer Palace: 8.2 mi
  • Old Summer Palace: 8.4 mi
  • Shijingshan: 8.7 mi
  • Marco Polo Bridge: 10.3 mi
  • Beijing National Stadium: 17.6 mi
  • Ming Tombs: 25.3 mi
  • Juyongguan: 31.3 mi
  • Mutianyu: 36.5 mi
  • Badaling: 38.5 mi
  • Jinshanling: 69.2 mi
  • Simatai: 73.9 mi

Dining

Days Cafe
The hotel western-style restaurant enables customers to experience an elegant ambience along with fast and friendly service while enjoying a delicious meal. International buffet breakfast, A La Carte on western menu and Asian cuisine are served.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1000
Check-out:
1300

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.

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Guest Reviews (51)

Ratings and reviews for Days Inn Forbidden City Beijing

Overall score

3.3 / 5
5.01.0
6 out of 51
Amenities:
2.7
Room cleanliness:
2.8
Hotel staff:
3.3
Room comfort:
2.8
Location:
4.8
Value:
3.5

83% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
GarciaMom
Business
Union City, California
Jul 5, 2012

Hotel from He**

Was given a room below ground with only small window at the ceiling. Smelled musty and smoky. Extremely dark even with all lights on. Bathroom dirty. No elevator to bottom floor so had to truck my own luggage to room. When asked for another room above ground, said, "Nothing available." Since I'm claustrophobic, I rebooked with another hotel. If you intend to only sleep in your hotel room, then go ahead & stay here. It's better with your eyes closed. Though I do admit, location is good.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
1
Location:
4
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Not Applicable

The Great Wall of China, theTerracota Warriors, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Summer Palace are sites that should not be missed. Tour buses are convenient as long as you are prepared for the shopping detours. If you like to tour on your own, hire a driver & car for the day. It's one price and very reasonable. You can do this through your hotel.

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
kmsultan
Business
Toronto
Jun 6, 2010

Days Inn Forbidden City

Great location, small but clean

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

Plazas very close

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Review of Days Inn Forbidden City Beijing

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Carmel, IN
Apr 17, 2011

Great location

We were there for sight seeing. This is the second time that I stay in this hotel. The location is great but the price is a little bit too expensive in compareing with the same level hotels in Beijing.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Days Inn Forbidden City Beijing

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
RogerPPM
Business
Seattle, WA
Dec 26, 2009

Better than expected

This was our first night in a hotel in China and I wasn't sure what to expect. I was pleasantly surprised. The Days Inn exceeded my expectations with a spacious room and western amenities. The buffet breakfast was great! It is a short walk to the Forbidden City so you must take a tour of that while here. We found the best value was to get a guide when we got to the City as the tour recommended at the front desk was a lot more expensive and was a fixed schedule.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Days Inn Forbidden City Beijing

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Nashiville, TN
Jun 17, 2009

convenient stay

Simple hotel, but very great location and nice breakfast.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Days Inn Forbidden City Beijing

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
jjzz
Business
Delaware
Jun 19, 2009

Good location, Breakfast, and Service

1. The hotel provides continental breakfast which has a variety of choices. It has a mixture of Chinese and Western food, including fruits, vegetable, eggs, bacons, pancakes, fried rice and Chinese dumblings,among other choices. 2. The hotel is within a walking distance from Tienmen square, Forbidden city, Wonfungjing business district where you can find many shops and resturants. 3. Subway stations are also within walking distance (either in the Wonfungjing street and near the Tienmen square. You can walk to Tienmen square through a couple of small parks. 4. The hotel is very quiet, but the room is small. The room is clean, but not spotless. I would rate the room as a three star or less, but the location is a 5 star. If you want a budget hotel just to spend the night, this will be the place for you. The staff we encountered were very friendly and helpful, epecially those in the business center. There was one problem for this hotel. It is located off the main streat and it was difficult to find for the TAXI driver. Make sure you print out a map and phone number of the hotel. Once you arrived there, you can ask the front hotel for business card for the hotel which includes phone number and a map. Other information: cost for a ride to the airport is about 90 to 120 rmb ($15 to $20 based 6.7 exchange rate). We went to a bank in Wongfujing district to get some local currency. We also went to the great wall by hiring a taxi (500 rmb).

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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