Quantcast Exploring Beijing: Tips from the Concierge of The Peninsula Hotel | Five Star Alliance

Exploring Beijing: Tips from the Concierge of The Peninsula Hotel

October 29, 2009 By:Mary Winston Nicklin

The Peninsula BeijingTraveling to bustling Beijing? Overwhelmed by your restaurant options? (The city could have more restos per square mile than any other metropolis.) With so much to do and so many places to go, some expert guidance is in order. Look no further than The Peninsula Beijing's concierge team for the answers. Led by Head Concierge Leigh Li, one of the first women concierges to be awarded the Clefs d'Or, The Peninsula concierge team has some great tips.

Top Sites/ Must-Sees in Beijing:

The Forbidden City, The Great Wall (drive out to Badaling to climb it), The Commune by The Great Wall (a private collection of contemporary architectural projects designed by 12 Asian artists, first exhibited at the 2002 Venice Biennale), The China National Museum of Fine Arts (one of the first architectural feats after the founding of the People's Republic of China), Factory 798 Art Area, the Summer Palace, Tiananmen Square...

Restaurants:

The Courtyard (near the Forbidden City), Xi He Ya Ju, Beijing Da Dong, Huang Ting....

Nightlife:

Bar Blu, LAN Club (designed by Philippe Starck), La Baie des Anges, Face...


Related Hotels

Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra offers five-star accommodations close to the magnificent Angkor Wat, World Heritage. Experience this luxury resort - consistently rated as one of the best Siem Reap hotels - which combines between Khmer... more >>

Style:
Classic Luxury
Rating:

A proud prominent feature at the heart of Hanoi since 1901, the French colonial style Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi has a long tradition of welcoming playwrights, ambassadors and heads of state, a luxury place for many... more >>

Style:
Classic Luxury
Rating:

The Nai Harn

Phuket, Thailand

Nestled in a magnificent headland at the southern tip of popular Nai Harn Beach, The Nai Harn resort is one of Thailand's premier resorts and offers exclusivity and luxury in a sophisticated yet friendly environment. All 110... more >>

Style:
Classic Luxury
Rating:

The InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort is located on the former site of Baan Taling Ngam Resort and has a legendary status as Koh Samui’s first ever luxury resort of grand dame stature. Baan Taling Ngam, which... more >>

Style:
Classic Luxury
Rating:

Perched in the middle of one of the largest natural lagoons in the world, Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Maldives is a luxury resort located on the exotic Emboodhu Finolhu Island, also known as Three Coconut Isle. Set amidst coral... more >>

Style:
Classic Luxury
Rating: