This historical Landmark, century-old hotel continues to enjoy great popularity among Chinese and foreign guests thanks to its illustrious history as well as fine buildings and excellent facilities which have been completely modernized for your comfort . 0503 FZLocationThis century-old hotel is located in the heart of the city, just 200 meters from Tiananmen Square . The famous shopping street Wangfujing is just by the door step . The hotel enjoys the best of the best location in Beijing . Distance23 kms to the nearest airport beijing3 minute walk to the nearest metro station wang fu jing stop6 km to the nearest station beijing railway station1 minute walk to the nearest bus stopClose to the trade fair ground wangfujing commurtial areaRoomsThe guestrooms are exceptionally large on average and elegantly furnished with modern facilities . Both the rooms and marbled bathrooms are in a very good condition . RestaurantThere are several restaurants on-site, with a high reputation, serving various cuisines including Sichuan, Cantonese, Huaiyang dishes, as well as western and Japanese food . ExteriorRoaming about in the brilliance of 1917s French Art Deco architects, one feels like backing to the sweet old days . In contrast, on the other hand, the oriental high-rise structure built separately in 1954 and 1974 presents typical Chinese architecture . LobbyThe lobby is extremely large in size . It is decorated in Chinese traditional style with luxurious elegance . There are many pillars and crystal chandeliers throughout the huge place, while marbled and carpeted floors, plants and elegant furniture, all put you in a marvelous imperial palace . The large seating area is facing the long check-in counter, with numerous sofa sets and coffee tables .