Fairmont Beijing: Beijing, China
The opening of the Fairmont Beijing marks Fairmont Hotels and Resorts', a hospitality industry leader, triumphant entrance into China. The Fairmont Beijing’s “rose-gold glass curtain façade and exceptionally crafted architecture, offers the ultimate in presence, grandeur and elegance taking its rightful place amid the great landmarks, both modern and historic in the heart of Beijing’s downtown district.” Guests are treated to all the luxury that is synonymous with the Fairmont brand, but with a touch of Asian flair. In addition, visitors are invited to relax and rejuvenate at the Willow Stream Spa, as well as partake in an many delectable gastronomic options, including the restaurants Lunar 8, The Cut, The Sushi Bar, Lobby Lounge Bar and even a crystal infused Champagne Bar!
Alex Li is the Chief Concierge at the Fairmont Beijing. The Fairmont Beijing is part of Fairmont Hotels and Resorts.
The Concierge Questionnaire: Alex Li, Chief Concierge
What is your favorite word to describe Beijing? Rich with history, yet modern.
What word best reflects the people of Beijing? A Community.
What is the most creative, spiritual or emotional place in Beijing?
798 Art District.
798 Art District /798 Art Space:
No.4 Jiuxianqiao Road/Chaoyang District
Please visit 798 Art Space for 798 Art District event information.
What is your favorite outdoor activity in Beijing?
Climbing the Great Wall, no trip to Beijing should miss this opportunity.
In approximately 220 B.C., the Great Wall (75 miles from Beijing) was “joined together to form a united defense system against invasions from the north. Construction continued up to the Ming dynasty (1368–1644), when the Great Wall became the world's largest military structure.” The Great Wall was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987.
Please visit UNESCO for addition information about the Great Wall.
What is your favorite indoor activity in Beijing?
Listening to Opera or musical performances at the National Centre for the Performing Arts.
The National Centre for the Performing Arts:
No.2 West Chang’an Avenue, Xicheng District
Please visit The National Centre for the Performing Arts for the performance calendar.
What is your favorite sound or noise in Beijing? The sound of Pipa or Gu Cheng (a traditional Chinese music instrument).
What is your favorite smell or taste in Beijing?
Peking duck roasting in our Lunar 8 wood oven, dipped with plum sauce is just heavenly.
Lunar 8: Fairmont Beijing
What drink best reflects Beijing?
Green tea is believed to have numerous antioxidant benefits and has been used to treat everything from headaches to cancer.
What song or type of music best reflects Beijing?
Peking Opera or Beijing Opera, a genera of Chinese theatre with origins in the 18th century, combines acrobatics, dance, mime, music, and singing.
If Heaven were Beijing, what would God say to a visitor when they arrive at the Pearly Gates? Ni Hao! (means: how are you or a warm greeting in Chinese).
Fairmont Beijing: Beijing, China • 8 Yong An Dong Li, Beijing, China • Phone: Phone: 866-540-4505 or +86 10 8511 7777