Explore the Summer Palace, once a summer retreat for emperors. This incredible World Heritage royal park is an idyllic retreat for tourists, who can relax from the hustle and bustle of the busy Beijing streets or walk around ancient pavilions, temples, mansions, bridges and a huge tranquil lake. Take in a high-end performance from the Beijing Opera, one of the city's cultural treasures; a traditional Chinese theatre that combines music, vocal performance, mime, dance and acrobatics. Discover the 'real life' Beijing on a ricksaw tour through Hutong neighbourhoods or visit Xiushui Silk Market, a famous shopping centre selling accessories and Chinese handicrafts.
Culture & History
Frenetic Beijing boasts a number of cultural and historic sites, including Tiananmen Square, an enormous open space, visited by foreign tourists and Beijing residents, alike. Visit at sunrise or sunset to see the raising or lowering of the Chinese flag. Take a trip to the Forbidden City, once the imperial residence of Ming and Qing dynasties, or the world-famous Great Wall of China. At 5,500 miles long, stretching from east to west, it boasts an astonishing history of more than 2,000 years and is located just 1 hour, 30 minutes away from the hotel.
Dining & Gourmet
Join chef, Jackson Wu in his prestigious, Michelin-starred, kitchen for a unique and private dining experience at the exclusive Chef's Table. Gaze in wonder as you appreciate the bustling, world-class chefs create dishes in front of your very eyes and interact with the chefs to add a lively and enjoyable ambience. Before the meal, the chefs will design each menu resourcefully, with seasonal ingredients integrated to offer up to eight courses. Visit the highly acclaimed and award-winning restaurant, Cai Yi Xuan for an enticing and elegant way to enjoy delicious traditional Cantonese cuisine.
Families are well-catered for at Four Seasons Hotel Beijing. This welcoming hotel provides parents and youngsters with a wealth of amenities to ensure they feel right at home. Services and amenities include babysitting, children's menus in the restaurants and books, games and colouring books on request, along with much more to keep little ones occupied. Children over the age of five years can look forward to spa treatments, accompanied by their parents. Beyond the hotel, there are cultural delights to discover as a family, while Beijing also hosts a number of festivals, including those dedicated to kites, lanterns and dragonboats. Winter, meanwhile, brings ice-skating on the city's central lake.
Spa & Wellness
Four Seasons Hotel Beijing's spa offers tantalising massages, therapies, rituals, facials and hydrotherapy. An integral element of the spa offering is its holistic services, given by Dr Lan, a specialist in Chinese medicine and one of the leading consultants in Beijing - the 'go to' man for cupping, acupressure and therapeutic massage. Additionally, there are specific men's treatments, while the 24-hour health club boasts an indoor, 20-metre-long swimming pool, a sauna, steam room and whirlpool. A range of state-of-the-art cardio equipment and weights are also available.
Wheelchair-accessible rooms are available in the Deluxe Room category and feature wider doors, lowered toilets, grab bars for the bath and toilet, plus roll-in showers. All other common areas are accessible.