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Aman Summer Palace

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Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 11 November 2013

There isn't a hotel as much as it is an experience. Originally a guest compound attached to the Summer Palace, the Aman has been restored and adapted to be pretty much a fantasy destination. For us it began when they picked us up at the airport and we were taken down to our waiting Volvo SUV, which was in a...

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Honolulu
Reviewed 28 October 2013

We arrived at 10P and were greet by a smiling staff and Tim W. the general manager. This began the realization that we would be enjoying a special place. Never before were we greeted by a hotel GM. He continued to check if all was well and offered any needed assistance to make our stay perfect. When we entered our...

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3Thank Rocco S
Beijing, China
Reviewed 29 September 2013

This compound is like no other. It recreates a large Chinese courtyard establishment, used for centuries throughout China on a much smaller and more modest scale. The way it arranges and makes use of space differ from anything known in Western countries. That alone makes Aman Beijing worth your visit. Add to that, the consistency of the traditional Chinese interior...

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3Thank Morten B
Reviewed 21 September 2013

Our stay at the aman was really like no other. The location and the surroundings transport you to a different time and the staff ensure that your stay is like no other. We had the morning breakfast tour at the summer palace which is also highly recommendable. You can't go wrong with a stay at this property.

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 20 September 2013

I hate people that complain about prices. If something is too expensive then don't go there, period. But I have a complaint of a somewhat different nature: The guided tours are a huge rip-off. I find it highly inappropriate that a 5-star Hotel is exploiting it's guest in that way. That kills my trust to the Hotel, in turn I...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 11 September 2013

http://joellemagazine.com/early-morning-winter-walk/2345244 With a small basket of fruits, warm clothes, my camera and the beautiful map , we are heading 6 AM, to the back door of the Aman compound where The Summer Palace, situated at the doorsteps of my courtyard suite nb4 in the northwest suburb of Beijing covers an area of 290 hectares. I understand that the magnificent resort...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 8 September 2013 via mobile

Room - room was a good size and was traditionally decorated. Each room is its own separate villa. Traditional Chinese architecture uses the courtyard structure, so there are villas on 3 sides of the square courtyard. They put red lanterns outside our villa to indicate that we were there to celebrate an occasion (our anniversary), which was cool. However, we...

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Pasadena, California
Reviewed 4 September 2013

This was our first trip to mainland China and our visit stay at an Aman property. The location adjacent to the Summer Palace is magical. Plan to visit toward the end of the day and you will have the Palace to yourself! The hotel setting is peaceful, sophisticated and charming. Our "room" was actually a small building with every comfort...

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London
Reviewed 19 August 2013

This sets the bar pretty high. The architecture and setting would be enough to blow me away, but then add the amazing underground pool, the gorgeous food and the cool bedrooms with every amenity. The staff were so nice to let me bring a friend in to spend time with us on our visit. They also let us bring in...

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Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 9 August 2013

Stunning!!! One of the most amazing hotel/resort experiences that I have ever had! The building, the setting, interior design, restaurant and food, rooms, amenities, staff and the overall quality of the experience was outstanding and top notch in every way!. The direct access into Beijing's Summer Palace through a private entrance as well as the staff escorting you to your...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just steps from the East Gate of the Summer Palace grounds lies Aman at Summer Palace - the ideal location from which to discover Beijing. Housed in a series of pavilions, the resort is only 15km from the Forbidden City. A serene retreat, the property provides easy access to such cultural landmarks as the Great Wall, The Temple of Heaven and the hutongs, as well as Beijing's restaurants, art galleries and other contemporary delights. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aman Summer Palace

Address: No.1 Gongmenqian Street, Yiheyuan, Haidian District | Summer Palace, Beijing 100091, China
Region: China > Beijing > Zhongguancun
Price Range: $521 - $829 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Aman Summer Palace 5*
Number of rooms: 51
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Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Beijing
#32 Romantic Hotel in Beijing
#38 Family Hotel in Beijing
#42 Spa Hotel in Beijing
#49 Business Hotel in Beijing
#70 Luxury Hotel in Beijing
#179 Best Value Hotel in Beijing
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“Courtyard rooms are a good pick.”
 of 5 bubbles MHuck76, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Inquire about a upgrade to a suite, if business is slow they may grant you”
 of 5 bubbles jinxdabinx, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Our courtyard suite was very spacious with a huge bathroom but it did need updating”
 of 5 bubbles monasheaves, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Guestrooms are on the small side, suites are great. Courtyard guestrooms and suites have more character.”
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