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What We Love

  • A stylish boutique hotel near Beijing's Forbidden City, with a local day tour includedThe Zen-like aesthetics, especially in the bright and airy courtyard
  • Savoring an adventurous, spicy lunch at the hotel's Xiang Jian Ba Bar and Restaurant
  • Exploring the Forbidden City and the rest of Beijing on a rented bicycle

What To Know

  • There's a library, game room and spa
  • It's a 10-minute walk to the Wangfujing shopping district
  • The glass-walled bathrooms don't offer much in privacy
chair property outdoor structure Courtyard backyard


A chic hotel combining Zen sensibilities with contemporary stylings – includes your choice of day tour

The Lowdown

Immerse yourself in Beijing’s rich culture with a stay at an elegant boutique hotel. The aesthetic at Hotel Kapok Beijing is sleek – a calming white palette paired with an expanse of glass and complemented with touches of greenery. During the day, interiors are bright and airy, with plenty of natural light. Come nightfall, the space lights up with the sparkle of tiny twinkle lights from the inner courtyard.
Traditional Chinese icons, such as the lantern and bamboo, are incorporated as design concepts, resulting in a soothing, Zen-like ambiance. Rooms are equally relaxing, with a relaxed style that, like the hotel, is a mix of both contemporary and traditional, natural elements.
Located in the Dong Cheng District, the hotel is just a stone’s throw from the famous Forbidden City, plus an easy 10-minute walk to the popular Wangfujing shopping district and a 20-minute walk to Tiananmen Dong Subway Station. This is the perfect base for discovering the city’s best cultural landmarks, and the hotel even has cars and bicycles on hand to rent to make the exploring even easier.

How to Get There

Hotel Kapok Beijing
No.16 Donghuamen Street, Dongcheng District
Forbidden City, China


4.0 Very Good 1118 Reviews
Location is excellent
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel itself is decent..nothing fancy. Rooms are clean and well organized. Free beer + cold drinks in the fridge is a nice touch. Reception was friendly and helped in booking forbidden city tickets. Location however is the best. Walking distance to APM mall, food street as well as forbidden city. Supermarket and bank close by.

Highly recommended!
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I stayed here for 2 nights. The front desk staffs are helpful and friendly! The room is clean and spacious (4 person room). The beds are comfortable. The hotel is located near to Wang Fu Jing (5 min walk) and Forbidden City (12 min walk). There are decent local restaurants right opposite the hotel. The street is quiet both morning and night (but not dead) that means you will definitely get a good sleep. Will definitely come back again!

Right in the middle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel was only a 15 minute walk from the forbidden city.
Plenty of eating places in the local streets.
The hotel was clean,the staff were very helpful.
Free beer,water and coke in the fridge was restocked each day. Recommend

Great location, great rooms
Reviewed 1 month ago

This was our first stop on our china trip. The hotel has a great location - right next to Tiananmen square in the Wangfujing area of Beijing. The rooms are really spacious and comfortable. The staff was friendly and fluent in English. We had a smooth check-in and checkout as well.

Great location on good price
Reviewed 1 month ago

The location is great -10 mins max to Forbidden City. Staff at reception speak English and they are helpful. I arrived in Beijing early in the morning and they allowed me to check in earlier! Room is not that nice as in pictures and it was a bit cold during my stay
The gym is small and no air condition.