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Hua Fu International Hotel Beijing
0.3 mi from Forbidden City
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2.4/5 (5 reviews)
Very disapointing

"Staff does not speak English; they are hopeless end not polite. Hotel smell unpleasant end some of the furniture and equipments are run down."…"

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2012

Hua Fu International Hotel Beijing
Jade Garden Hotel Beijing Forbidden City
3.5 out of 5
0.3 mi from Forbidden City
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4.1/5Very Good! (803 reviews)

"The Location is very good doesn't matter were do you want to go."…"

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2020

Jade Garden Hotel Beijing Forbidden City
Beijing Qingshi Hotel
0.4 mi from Forbidden City
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Palace Hotel Forbidden City
3 out of 5
0.3 mi from Forbidden City
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3.9/5Good! (18 reviews)

"Lovely traditional Chinese courtyard property, with original features, large spacious room, wooden floorboards and lovely bamboo plants, also had 2 resident turtles. The staff here were all lovely and helpful to us, they always greet us with a friendly smile and made us feel very welcome. The breakfast ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 4, 2019

Palace Hotel Forbidden City
Renaissance Beijing Wangfujing Hotel
5 out of 5
0.3 mi from Forbidden City
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$148
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May 8 - May 9
4.6/5Wonderful! (444 reviews)
Robot Surprise at the Renaissance Hotel in Beijing

"This is a very convenient location, close to the Forbidden City, Tian'anmen Square, and Wangfujing Pedestrian Street. The hotel is super comfortable and the staff is very friendly and professional and helped me reserve a driver/car to take us to Mutianyu area of the Great Wall. They provided us with ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2020

Renaissance Beijing Wangfujing Hotel
Beijing Xihua Jade Hotel Forbidden City
3 out of 5
0.3 mi from Forbidden City
$53
per night
May 4 - May 5
3.5/5Good! (707 reviews)

"What a wonderful location, 2 minute walk from the bus stop, and close to the forbidden city. Easy to find as well, just be careful as we put the wrong address in and walked to a different hotel. The hotel staff are nice, however the speak very very little english, they could not even tell us where ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2020

Beijing Xihua Jade Hotel Forbidden City
Hotel Kapok - Forbidden City
4 out of 5
0.4 mi from Forbidden City
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4.2/5Very Good! (1,619 reviews)

"The service there was very good. Very close to the forbidden city and TIAN AN MEN square"…"

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

Hotel Kapok - Forbidden City
Tang Yue
3 out of 5
0.3 mi from Forbidden City
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Tiananmen Best Year Courtyard Hotel
3 out of 5
0.5 mi from Forbidden City
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3.6/5Good! (100 reviews)

"Dry nice family run small hotel. Right by Forbidden city. Old Beijing area. Hotel located in the quiet lane. Owners are very friendly and speak English. Gave great suggestions on the vegetarian restaurants around. The hotel is basically their home. We stayed upstairs - large room, old, very old shower ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2019

Tiananmen Best Year Courtyard Hotel
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Forbidden City is located in a historic area of Beijing known for its top museums and popular art scene. The neighborhood is home to 601 hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something that works for your stay.

Staying Near Forbidden City

Choose from 82 hotels and accommodations within a mile of Forbidden City, including these picks:

  • Prime Hotel Beijing Wangfujing: This 4.5-star hotel features 5 restaurants, an indoor pool, and a health club. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its central location and comfortable rooms.
  • Hotel Kapok - Forbidden City: With a stay at this 4-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and a fitness center, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its quiet location and comfortable, quiet rooms.
  • Novotel Beijing Peace: This 4-star hotel features 3 restaurants, an indoor pool, and free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its overall value and clean, comfortable rooms.

Things to See and Do Near Forbidden City

After you've visited Forbidden City, you can explore the sights and attractions within a few miles of the area.

You might want to spend some time browsing the exhibits at The Palace Museum, National Art Museum of China, or National Museum of China. Tiananmen Square, Wangfujing Street, and Tiananmen are monuments to see when you're exploring the area around Forbidden City. You can check out the local talent at Beijing Capital Theatre, Great Hall of the People, and Beijing Concert Hall.

Sanlitun and Beihai Park are some sights worth a visit in the area. Yonghe Temple is also located 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Forbidden City, and Temple of Heaven is 2.5 mi (4.1 km) away.

Traveling around Forbidden City

With so many ways to get around, seeing all of the area near Forbidden City is easy. Nearby metro stations include Dengshikou Station, Wangfujing Station, and Dongdan Station. To venture out into the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Beijing Railway Station.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around Forbidden City?
Forbidden City is located in a historic area of Beijing known for its top museums and popular art scene. If you’re looking for a convenient place to stay, check out the 78 hotels and other accommodations you’ll find within a mile.
What's the best hotel to stay near Forbidden City?
Grand Hyatt Beijing is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 5-star hotel offers a full-service spa and 5 restaurants. It’s located just a short 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Forbidden City. Other good options within a short distance include Hotel Kapok - Forbidden City and Renaissance Beijing Wangfujing Hotel.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near Forbidden City, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel bookings are refundable if you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your check-in date. If you have a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to get the top deals on offer near Forbidden City.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip in the area near Forbidden City?
For more details about picking new dates or cancelling your stay near Forbidden City, head over to our customer service page.
What can I see and do near Forbidden City?
The Palace Museum, National Art Museum of China, and National Museum of China feature captivating exhibits. Tiananmen Square, Wangfujing Street, and Tiananmen are well-known local landmarks worth a visit. You can check out the local talent at Great Hall of the People, Beijing Capital Theatre, and National Centre for the Performing Arts.
How can I get to Forbidden City?
With so many ways to get around, exploring the area around Forbidden City is simple. Nearby metro stations include Zhangzizhonglu Station, Dongsi Station, and Beixinqiao Station. If you’re taking a train to the area, Beijing Railway Station is the closest station to Dongcheng.

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