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What We Love

  • A fantastic central location, just 10 minutes from the Forbidden City
  • Two restaurants, with satisfying main courses from $5
  • The garden terrace, lit by fairy lights each evening
  • Free access to the facilities in neighboring sister hotel China World Shangri-La
  • Book a Traders Club room to get access to a private lounge, plus perks like breakfast

What To Know

  • A 15 percent service charge per night will be collected at the Jetsetter checkout
  • Rooms are on the smallish side at around 300 square feet
  • Fills up with business travelers, especially during the week
  • Note that it’s difficult to get cabs around rush hour
  • Free WiFi
  • The hotel was last renovated in 2000, but there was a soft refurbishment in 2009


  •  Babysitting
  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap-accessible
  •  Kids Club
  •  Restaurant
  •  Spa
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The Review

With a stay at Traders Hotel, Beijing in Beijing (Middle Chaoyang), you’ll be minutes from China World Trade Center and CCTV Headquarters. This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Yintai Centre and Silk Street Market.

Make yourself at home in one of the 570 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and LED televisions. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming provides entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature rainfall showerheads and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and separate sitting areas.

Be sure to enjoy recreational amenities, including a spa tub, a sauna, and a fitness center. Additional features include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Enjoy a meal at one of the hotel’s dining establishments, which include 2 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access 24-hour room service. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, a business center, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours).

How to Get There

Traders Hotel, Beijing
1 Jianguomenwai Avenue
Beijing, 100004 China


3.0 Average 20 Reviews
Good location, comfortable stay
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stayed here as part of a Wendy wu tour. The hotel rooms are comfortable and clean. They were very warm even with the window open at night. There was a 0.5l bottle of water each replaced each day. There is a choice of western or Chinese breakfast, we only went for western and there was a reasonable selection with the option of having an omelette made on the spot. There is a supermarket in the shopping centre across the road in the basement3 and plenty of places to eat mostly with menus translated into English. They all take cash or payment by Wechat only, no credit cards. There is an ATM in the hotel lobby. The only downside was the reception staff who if you wait to be served ignore you, it is worth just walking up and asking!

Reviewed 6 days ago

We would not suggest to stay in this hotel as Rooms are too small & cramped bathrooms.Recption people cant understand you & neither want to help you.
even though well located but better avoid this place

Not a 4 star by a long shot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 4 nights at the 5L hotel as a first stop on a China tour.
What a disappointment! Once you got past the impressive foyer it was all down hill.
The hotel is located in what they call the CBD area but there is little else there except a huge overpriced mall with few customers and lots of other hotels.
The western breakfast was woeful. Situated in a make shift eating spot, eggs were ll pre cooked and piled up for the taking, coffee was awful, not a good place to eat. However they have a Chinese breakfast located in another room and it was terrific. Food was fresh, eggs were cooked on the spot for you and the general ambiance was very pleasant.
The room itself was in need of serious makeover, The carpet was dirty, the bathroom sink was full of green mould. Locating a power point was a challenge, eventually found one behind the TV. There was 1 small bar of soap for 2 people, not replenished daily.
Towels were very thin, toilet paper was extremely thin with only 2 small rolls supplied.
The room was not vacuumed each day, evidenced by a bit of paper left behind to check. However on the positive side, the WiFi was good and we had a very quiet sleep.
Overall maybe a generous 2 star hotel.

5L Hotel, Beijing No.1 Jianguomen Wai Main Street, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100004, China (Formerly Traders Hotel, Be
Reviewed 1 month ago

We are SOTC Group from India and our tour allotted accommodation- middle range accommodation & accessories but certainly clean and very quite. Breakfast Lunch and Dinner no problem as our sheif is with us who prepare our Indian food. Nice Restaurant Hall in the Hotel on ground floor. Only air conditioneing facility in rooms not good and facing so many friends so many problem and so many friends changes their rooms. Langauge problem also facing to discuss their staff. As is to be expected very few staff, if any, speak English and so communication is always difficult. Large shopping center next door . food-mart and a number of reasonably priced eateries- mainly Chinese of course. One block away from undercover markets- all designer “originals” - start at 10% of first offered price and enjoy the challenge. Rest is Ok and the Hotel is in the center of city. We stay three nights in this Hotel.

Good location but a little tired
Reviewed 3 months ago

Group tour allotted accommodation- middle range accommodation & acessaries but certainly clean and very quite. Breakfast package included- choice of 2 cafes on ground floor with limited western style meals. As is to be expected very few staff, if any, speak English and so communication is always difficult. Large shopping centre next door . Internal escalator will get you to a large ice rink , foodmart and a number of reasonably priced eateries- mainly Chinese of course. One block away from undercover markets- all designer “originals” - start at 10% of first offered price and enjoy the challenge.