I would highly recommend this hotel as a base for this area of Beijing. It's not a classic tourist area, but close to Tsinghua University when my son is studying Mandarin for this year.
with my daughter, and found this hotel to be ideal. The price was very reasonable for 2 people including breakfast. Any extras (drinks, other meals) were definitely expensive for Beijing, and we ate else where.
Lobby staff were very helpful and attentive. Good at ordering taxis (arrange in advance) and they checked that the driver knew where to go, and that we knew how to get back! The reception staff were a little limited with English for asking anything slightly out of the ordinary, but it was fine.
The rooms were just right - spacious, clean and quiet.
The pool was great - free and open all day. A little chilly perhaps, and beware - if you haven't got a hat, it cost a lot to buy one!
We really enjoyed our stay and were sad to say goodbye to everyone, especially the breakfast staff who were almost like friends! [Less]