EAST Beijing’s local neighbourhood is packed with intriguing gems – from chic gallery spaces to micro-breweries, boutiques and parks. Even better, the hotel is just 15 minutes away by car from Beijing Capital International Airport and the Central Business District. So whether you’re looking for after work adventures or creative inspiration, our Guest Experience team know all the city’s best hangouts. Here are a few of our favourites:
Conveniently connected to EAST Beijing, INDIGO is an urban lifestyle and shopping hub in Beijing’s trendy Jiangtai area. With a diverse range of local and international brands, fast-casual and fine dining as well as a cinema and outdoor kid’s playground; there's something for everyone.Read More
THE OPPOSITE HOUSE
For a cultural excursion, take a trip to our other Swire Hotels property in Beijing, The Opposite House and indulge in a Genghis Khan Martini at the lobby bar UNION, or crispy Beijing Duck and contemporary fine dining at Jing Yaa Tang which was recently awarded a Michelin star. There’s a reason we call it the art house – linger after your meal and explore the contemporary art collection.Read More
798 ART ZONE
Industrial chic meets urban art at Beijing’s famous 798 Art District. Explore abandoned military factories and warehouses that have been filled with modern art, offbeat galleries and stylish restaurants and cafes. Hidden at the back is Beijing’s Highlight, an elevated walkway with an epic view of the complex.Read More
Soak in the fresh air at the beautiful and lush Chaoyang Park. Work up a sweat on a jogging track, practice your tai chi or plan a picnic on the grassy lawns; downtown Beijing’s biggest park has everything from amusement parks and flower gardens to a tranquil boating lake.
XIHEYAYUAN BEIJING DUCK RESTAURANT
If you’re looking for authentic Chinese flavours, you don’t have to go far. XiHeYaYuan Beijing Duck Restaurant, located on 1/F at INDIGO serves local favourites like Beijing Duck as well as beloved regional dishes from Sichuan, Shandong, Guangdong and Jiangsu
Beijing’s historic hutongs have had a hip reinvention. Experience old world charm with a bohemian twist at Nanluoguxiang, near the Drum and Bell Towers. Between traditional laneways you’ll find trendy courtyard coffee shops, micro-breweries and galleries.
AUDI GOLDENPORT MOTOR PARK
A hub for car culture in Beijing, Audi Goldenport Motor Park isn’t just for race car drivers; this multi-purpose complex is a haven for all motoring enthusiasts. With a racetrack, off road park, fishing ponds and shops and dealerships – you can get behind the wheel, relax at the bar to watch a race or keep an eye out for Beijing’s most beautiful cars.Read More
DA DONG ROAST DUCK
In the battle to serve the best Beijing Duck in town, Da Dong Roast Duck is a worthy contender. This award-winning Beijing institution is famous for serving extra lean and crispy duck dishes roasted in a wood-fired oven accompanied by tasty local delicacies – you won’t be leaving this restaurant hungry.