Hotel Features. The lobby of the contemporary-style Prime Hotel Beijing features a central fountain, an automated grand piano, and a reception desk backed by silver-and-gold Chinese wall design. Hotel dining options include the Emperor Chinese Restaurant that specializes in Hunanese and Cantonese cuisine. Paris meets Beijing in the intimate Elysée Grill that serves French cuisine and offers an extensive wine list. Chinese décor and a stone bar define Tang Ren Bar that serves snacks and beverages, while Café Wangfujing prepares Asian and European cuisines. The Prime Hotel houses a ballroom, three function rooms, and a full-service business center. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel's public areas. A health club boasts a sauna, a steam room, plunge pools, mahjong rooms and sixteen massage rooms. A separate full-service health spa contains an indoor pool and a fitness center equipped with treadmills, weight stations and cycling machines.
Guestrooms. The Prime Hotel offers 400 guestrooms decorated in shades of gold and yellow. Embroidered Chinese scenes or watercolors adorn the walls. All accommodations feature sofas and armchairs. Rooms are equipped with remote lighting and drapery controls, cable television, complimentary high-speed Internet access, and desktop computers on request. Guestrooms contain minibars, coffeemakers, in-room safes and complimentary bottled water.
Expert Tip. Beihai Park, located two kilometers from the hotel, Provides green space with children's playgrounds. Bicycles can be rented at the hotel's concierge desk for use in the park. Bicycles also offer a simple alternative to public transportation for exploring the Forbidden City, located adjacent to the park.