This lovely property not only preserves traditional architecture, but also the quiet and artistic ancient way of life for guests to experience. There are Tea Houses in the Courtyard, studies of the ancient classics and an open area for Tai-chi and chess playing. This is a perfect "home" for thoes who really enjoy and love the Chinese history and ancient culture. (05/03 FZ)
The hotel is centrally situated in the heart of the ancient city, in the "Courtyard Preservation Area" inside an old styled Hutong which means alley in the eastern part of Beijing. It is surrounded by historical buildings built in the Yuan Dynasty, where much of the buildings built duirng the Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties are still preserved. It takes only a few minutes walk to the Old bell tower and Drum Tower and Shichahai lake.
It is built in a typical old Beijing architectural style with compound of quadrangle composing five courtyards. There are two stone lions sitting in front of the red door entrance, welcoming guests from all over the world.
The lobby is small in size, located in the main courtyard. It is also decorated and furnished in a typical traditional Chinese style.