This newly refurbished hotel, once a Republican-era government complex, offers guests a historical glimpse at Beijing and prime location near all the attractions. It is ideally located in the heart of Beijing city, just a few blocks away from the Forbidden City and Wangfujing Shopping Street. Also within a short walking distance are cultural sites like Tiananmen Square, Imperial Palace, the Chinese Art Gallery, and Beihai Park. After a full day of sightseeing and great shopping, guests can retire to this quaint four-star hotel and dine at the on-site Chinese restaurant or buffet restaurant. Rooms of the South Wing features panoramic views of the renowned Tian'anmen Square and Beijing's traditional ancient courtyards.