Westin Beijing Financial Street
The Westin Beijing Financial Street prides itself on its family-friendly features. With a dedicated Kids Club open daily, let the kids have fun while you relax in the spa or enjoy a romantic long lunch. Not to be missed is the brunch that started them all: Bubbly Sundays.
Room rate: Approx RMB 2,600+15%, RMB 200+15% (additional single bed), free (crib). Prices vary, so call ahead for the best rates.
Restaurants: Jewel serves Chinese cuisine. Plush has snacks. Prego offers Italian cuisine. Senses serves international cuisine. Daily Treats offers basic deli foods.
Brunches: Bubbly Sundays at Senses. Sundays 11.30am-3pm. RMB 369+15% (free-flow champagne), RMB 148+15% (kids 6-12), free (kids 6 and under).
For kids: Westin Kids Club is open daily 9am-6pm. Babysitting service available, 24-hour notice required. A kids menu is available in all restaurants.
Pool: A kids’ pool is available. RMB 260, half price (kids 4-16), free (kids 4 and under, and hotel guests). Daily 6am-10pm.
Spa: Try the Butterfly massage (RMB 700+15%, 60min), or the Heavenly Qi massage (RMB 700+15%, 60min).
Good to know: Let the kids sit on the grass in the hotel’s beautiful Zen Garden.
Address: 9B Jinrong Jie (Financial Street), Xicheng District., Xicheng District (6606 8866) 北京金融街威斯汀大酒店, 西城区金融街乙9号
The Hilton Beijing Wangfujing
Located in the heart of Beijing, you’re only minutes away from The Forbidden City, Wangfujing night market and pretty hutong walks. In the hotel, take advantage of the babysitting service and enjoy a cocktail at Flames while sampling tapas and listening to live jazz.
Room rate: Approx RMB 1,600+15%, RMB 300+15% (additional bed), free (baby cot for kids under 3). Prices vary, so call ahead for the best rates.
Restaurants: Chynna serves Chinese cuisine and has an extensive wine list. Vasco’s offers a fusion of Portuguese and Asian cuisine.
Brunch: Fizztastic Sunday Brunch. Sundays noon-3pm. RMB 388+15% (free-flow champagne), RMB 348+15% (free-flow beer and wine), RMB 308+15% (free-flow soft drinks and juices), RMB 194+15% (kids 6-12), free (kids under 6).
Pool: The pool is 1.2m deep and is attended by a lifeguard. Daily 6am-10pm. RMB 180, RMB 80 (kids under 6), free (hotel guests).
For kids: Hilton kids cooking classes. Saturdays 3-5pm. RMB 128 per child (includes hot chocolate). For reservations, contact Jason Chen (138 1072 0018, email@example.com). Kids Paradise (open during the Fizztastic Sunday Brunch) features toys, cartoons, Nintendo Wiis, and professional teachers from 3i Art Center, Familier and My little Mozart who supervise creative activities.
Spa: Located on the sixth floor, try their Body Nutritional package (RMB 880+15%, 90min) or the Summer Essentials package (RMB 780+15%, 90min).
Good to know: Babysitting service available, advance notice required.
Address: The Hilton Beijing Wangfujing, 8 Wangfujing Dongjie, Dongcheng District (5812 8888) 北京王府井希尔顿酒店, 东城区王府井东街8号
The Westin Beijing Chaoyang
With a convenient location that’s hard to beat, The Westin Beijing Chaoyang is perfect for families who want to stay close to the action. Walk to Sanlitun, visit Laitai Flower Market, or catch a cab to the nearby 798 Art District.
Room rate: Approx RMB 4,700+15% (connecting room with deluxe king bed & twin bed), RMB 450+15% (additional single bed), free (baby cribs for ages 0-1). Prices vary, so call ahead for the best rates.
Restaurants: Seasonal Tastes serves an international buffet. Zen5es offers Cantonese cuisine. Grange serves-up hearty steak and seafood grill.
Brunch: Bubbalicious Sunday Brunch at Seasonal Tastes. Sundays 11.30am-3pm. RMB 398+15% (free-flow champagne), RMB 368+15% (free-flow wine and beer), RMB 328+15% (free-flow soft drinks), RMB 188+15% (kids 5-12), free (kids under 5).
Pool: The pool is 1.2-1.5m deep. Change rooms have Jacuzzis which are open to kids. RMB 400, RMB 300 (kids 1m and taller), free (hotel guests, children under 1m). Daily 6am-11pm.
Spa: Try a Rollerssage Reflexology session (RMB 600+15%, 50mins).
For kids: The Kids Club is open during the Bubbalicious Sunday Brunch. An ayi watches over the kids and the activities change on a monthly basis.
Good to know: The hotel does not offer a babysitting service.
Address: The Westin Beijing Chaoyang, 7 Dongsanhuan Beilu, Chaoyang District (5922 8888) 金茂北京威斯汀大饭店, 朝阳区东三环北路7号
Hilton Beijing Capital Airport
Perfect for Shunyi-siders, The Hilton Capital Airport offers families all of the benefits of a five-star hotel experience without having to travel all the way into town. Spend a day by the pool, then drop the kids off with a babysitter and enjoy a blissful spa session, courtesy of I Spa.
Room rate: Approx RMB 1,298+15%, RMB 300+15% (additional bed cost), free (baby cot). Prices vary, so call ahead for the best rates.
Restaurants: My China serves classic Beijing cuisine. Compass Grill offers steaks and seafood. Yue Shang specializes in southern Chinese cuisine. 360 Casual Dining serves international cuisine.
Brunch: 360 Casual Dining Sunday Brunch. Sundays 11.30am-3pm. RMB 368+15% (free-flow champagne), RMB 338+15% (free-flow wine), RMB 298+15% (free-flow juice and soft drink), RMB 149+15% (kids 6-12), free (kids 5 and under).
Pool: Pool depth is 1.5m. Daily 24 hours.
Spa: Splurge on the I Spa Signature Package (RMB 2,011, 4.5 hours).
For kids: A babysitting service is available but advanced bookings are required.
Kids Playroom is open during Sunday Brunch and is available for private birthday parties. An ayi watches over the children as they play. Every restaurant has highchairs and a children’s menu is offered at 360 Casual Dining.
Good to know: Hilton Beijing Capital Airport can arrange kids birthday parties complete with carousel, ball pit and Nintendo Wiis. Party activities include cookie decoration and pizza making. Contact the hotel for details.
Address: Hilton Beijing Capital Airport, Terminal 3, Beijing Capital International Airport,Chaoyang District (6458 8888) 北京首都机场希尔顿酒店, 朝阳区北京首都机场三号航站楼