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Gold List 2010

Raffles Beijing Hotel, Beijing 

33 East Chang An Avenue


Tel: 86 10 6526 3388

This early-twentieth-century Beaux Arts "oasis filled with old-world charm" is near the Forbidden City, ergo the perfect location score. Its vaulted lobby has knotted rugs, silk-tasselled cushions, and gold leaf. "The Writers Bar epitomizes the hotel," which is "elegant, refined, and classy, with courteous staff." Enjoy "a spectacular buffet" at East 33. "Whenever you return, it feels like coming home."

(171 rooms)
Also featured on the: Gold List for 2009, Gold List for 2011
Awards: Location
Amenities: Pool, Spa

Overall Score: 95.2

  • Rooms: 94.4
  • Service: 89.9
  • Food: 84.3
  • Location: 100
  • Design: 93.3
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