Top 12 Budget Hotels In Beijing, China - Updated 2024

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Beijing, the massive and vibrant capital of China, is a unique and diverse mix of history and modernity. With a colorful past that dates back over 3 millennia, the fast-paced city has blended that old with the new, presenting a dynamic destination that has still retained its authentic Old World charm.

While the capital’s rich cultural heritage, especially the magnificent Great Wall, draws thousands of tourists every year, you’ll also be struck by its dazzling skyline that makes for an impressive sight alongside the imperial relics. Boasting a diverse food culture, green vistas, a rocking nightlife, and of course, some of the finest historical remnants in the world, Beijing now bags the top spot on every traveler’s bucket list.

Here are some of the budget hotels in Beijing, China.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status. recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on January 31, 2024.

1. Jianguo Hotspring Hotel (from USD 120)

Not only can you stay on a budget in Beijing, but you can do it right in the heart of the city. Jianguo Hotspring Hotel will guarantee you the most wonderful stay. This 4-star hotel features three dining options so you’ll never have to worry about where to grab a meal as well as a hot spring club so you can pamper yourself after a tiring day. Not only that, but it also has an indoor pool where you can dive right in and have some fun.

Conveniently, the hotel is not too far away from many top attractions as it is only a 3-km (1.86-mi) drive away from the National Museum of China, 3.3 km (2 mi) from Tiananmen Square, and 3.7 km (2.30 mi) from the Temple of Heaven.

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Jianguo Hotspring Hotel

Address: No.5 Jianguomen South Street
3.46 km (2.2 mi) from The Palace Museum

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Terrace Non-smoking rooms

2. Jinjiang Inn - Beijing Guangqumen (from USD 56)

For its convenient location and reasonable rates, Jinjiang Inn - Beijing Guangqumen is among the best lodging options in all of Beijing. It is located in the heart of the city and is a walking distance away from Beijing New World Shopping Mall and only a five-minute drive from Beijing Railway Station.

To ensure you have a stress-free stay, all of the rooms here are air-conditioned and are outfitted with a flat-screen TV, coffee/tea maker, and a private bathroom with a shower and slippers.

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Jinjiang Inn - Beijing Guangqumen

Address: No.1 East Section Donghuashi Beili, Chongwen District
4.06 km (2.6 mi) from The Palace Museum

Parking Restaurant 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Laundry Free parking Internet services Lift

3. Grand Metropark Hotel Beijing (from USD 104)

Grand Metropark Hotel Beijing is a great choice for travelers looking for 4-star accommodation at a very affordable price. This cheap hotel in Beijing features an indoor lap pool where you can have a refreshing swim and a fitness center where you can work up a good sweat.

Each of the rooms here showcases a modern interior design with large windows, making the space feel bright and airy. It is complete with amenities such as a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a mini fridge, an electric kettle, a sofa, and a private bathroom for your utmost comfort and convenience.

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Guanganmen Grand Metropark Hotel Beijing

Wifi Available

Address: 338 Guang'anmen Nei Street
4.77 km (3.0 mi) from The Palace Museum

Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Laundry Dry cleaning

4. Beijing Double Happiness Courtyard Hotel (from USD 204)

This traditional hotel, set in a historic Hutong area, is less than 2 miles (3.2 km) from the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square, while the Dongsi Subway Station is merely a 5-minute walk and the buzzing Wangfujing shopping district a short stroll away. With ancient layouts, rich Chinese fabrics, dark wood furnishings, and antique-like decorative pieces, the property offers an authentic Chinese-style living experience. You can either opt for the tour desk services to arrange hassle-free day trips or explore the lovely sights on a bike at your own pace; either way, you’ll definitely experience ‘double happiness’ in this magical city.

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Beijing Double Happiness Courtyard Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: No. 37, Dongsisitiao
2.48 km (1.6 mi) from The Palace Museum

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

5. Holiday Inn Express (from USD 60)

With a central location, this budget Holiday Inn property is around a 15-minute walk from Tao Ran Ting Station Line 4, and a 10-minute drive from popular hubs like Qianmen Ancient Shopping Street, the Forbidden City, and Tiananmen Square. An ideal stay for both leisure and business travelers, the hotel offers all modern amenities including a tour desk, a coin-operated launderette, a fully fitted business center, as well as free parking and complimentary Wi-Fi. The modern rooms come with an en-suite bathroom, beverage-making facilities, a work desk, and a flat-screen TV.

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Holiday Inn Express Beijing Temple of Heaven, an IHG Hotel

Address: No.36 Nanwei Road
4.05 km (2.6 mi) from The Palace Museum

Parking Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Business centre Laundry

6. Beijing Qianyuan Hotel (from 102 USD / 676 CNY)

This swanky, centrally located property features tasteful designs and easy connectivity. Just 600 meters (0.4 mi) from Beixinqiao Subway Station, this establishment lies within 10 minutes’ drive to Yonghe Temple and 10 minutes’ walk to the busy Guijie Street dotted with plenty of local restaurants. Besides well-equipped fitness and business centers, Beijing Qianyuan Hotel boasts warm, cozy, fully carpeted rooms with modern furnishings and an en suite bath. The on-site restaurant dishes out delicious local delights, following which enjoying a few moments of uninterrupted peace, over a cup of freshly made coffee, is always a good idea.

Beijing Qianyuan Hotel

Address: No.19 Dongzhimennei Ave, Dongcheng, 100007 Beijing, China (see map)

Price: from 102 USD / 676 CNY

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7. Beijing Sihe Courtyard Hotel (from USD 98)

It would be a shame not to experience the Chinese way of living when in mainland China. Beijing Sihe Courtyard Hotel offers just that and more, with its traditional rooms featuring antique furnishings coupled with Western comforts. Enjoy the privileges of wooden framed beds and quaint Chinese tea sets along with a minibar and satellite television. The famous Wangfujing Street and Chaoyangmen Subway Station can be reached in 10 minutes on foot or you can rent a car or bike from the hotel and set out on faster and leisurely day trips. For a lazy day at the hotel, the central courtyard gardens make for a good spot for reading or day-dreaming.

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Beijing No 5 Courtyard

Address: No. 7 Deng Cao Hutong Dongsi South Street
2.14 km (1.4 mi) from The Palace Museum

8. Lake View Hotel (from USD 381)

The aptly named hotel, overlooking Lake Longtan, provides 5-star accommodation at 3-star prices. The elegant rooms come with plush modern furnishings, free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV, and full-length windows that offer stunning views of the city or the lake. The property is also pretty close to major tourist hubs like Beijing Amusement Park, only a mile away (1.6 km), and Temple Heaven, 10 minutes by car, while its proximity to Jianguomen Subway Station, a 5-minute drive, links you with rest of the city. And with 6 dining options, you needn’t even step out for food, as they’ve got everything covered, from traditional Chinese items to healthy herbal dishes.

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Lake View Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: NO.19 Panjiayuan Road
6.1 km (3.8 mi) from The Palace Museum

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms

9. Xijiao Hotel Beijing (from USD 85)

With Beijing Language and Culture University as a landmark neighbor, Xijiao Hotel is a 5-minute walk from Wudaokou Subway Station and around 4 miles (6.4 km) from the Summer Palace and Olympic Sports Center. Featuring a spa center, an indoor pool, and recreational facilities like a tennis court, a bowling alley, and karaoke rooms, the sprawling property boasts fully air-conditioned rooms that come with an en suite bath, a minibar, coffee maker, and essential toiletries. The six on-site restaurants are enough to send you to food heaven by serving mind-melting Cantonese, Japanese, and Korean cuisines alongside fresh seafood and Western options, while the excellent Internet coverage ensures you get to flood your Insta handle with enviable holiday pictures.

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Xijiao Hotel Beijing

Address: No.18 Wang Zhuang Road
10.1 km (6.3 mi) from The Palace Museum

Smoke alarms Business centre 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tour desk ATM/cash machine on site Meeting/banquet facilities Dry cleaning Bowling

10. Sitting on the City Walls Courtyard House (from USD 13)

The courtyard house is yet another traditional Chinese-style accommodation in the heart of the city. Less than a mile (1.6 km) from Beihai Park and the Forbidden City, and a 10-minute walk to Nanluoguxiang cultural street and Hou Hai lakeside area, the property boasts air-conditioned rooms with Oriental furnishings and decor, an onsite tour desk, and in-house dining options including both traditional favorites and Western classics. It also offers free Wi-Fi along with complimentary postal and bike rental services.

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Sitting on the City Walls Courtyard House

4.3 User Rating

Address: No.57, NianZi HuTong, JingShanHouJie, DongCheng District
1.46 km (1.0 mi) from The Palace Museum

11. Beijing 161 Wangfujing Hotel (from USD 44)

Snagging a central yet quiet spot, Hotel 161 offers easy access to the city’s attractions and transportation links, with Dong Si Subway Station located within 5 minutes’ walking distance. Additionally, the property is only a 10-minute drive to popular hotspots like Jingshan Park and Tiananmen Square, while being steps away from several local eateries and shops. The bright, airy rooms are simply, but tastefully furnished with wooden furniture and standard amenities like cable TV, private bath, and air-conditioning. The hotel also rents out bikes for an easy commute and has an in-house tour desk for your day trips, tickets, and visits to the local sights. Make sure you grab a cup of their fresh coffee in the lobby before heading out for the day.

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161 Hotel

4.1 User Rating

Address: No.161 Lishi Hutong, Dongsi South Road Dongcheng District
1.9 km (1.2 mi) from The Palace Museum

12. Citytel Inn (from USD 33)

A 15-minute walk to the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square, a 10-minute walk to Wangfujing Shopping Street and Subway Station, and a 10-minute drive to Beijing Railway Station – needless to say, this property enjoys an excellent locational advantage and easy connectivity to public transportation links. Featuring elegant designs paired with wooden flooring, the spacious rooms are fitted with a work desk, a cable TV, and an electric kettle. A 24-hour front desk and an active tour desk definitely make life easier for guests, while the hotel restaurant serves everything from light snacks to full traditional meals, which you can also enjoy from the comfort of your room.

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Citytel Inn

Address: Block C and D, Nanheyan Street
1.01 km (0.7 mi) from The Palace Museum

Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Business centre Family rooms Internet services Lift

Discover Beijing: a heady yet classic blend of old and new

Home to some of the finest remnants of China’s rich and intriguing past, the capital city of Beijing is a destination of diverse interests that attracts the attention of all kinds of travelers – historians, outdoor adventurers, solo backpackers, art lovers, and the general holiday-hungry souls. From scenic hiking trails to grand, imposing must-see historical sites to an active food and shopping culture, the city never fails to astonish and delight at the same time. For a good dose of Asian culture, look no further than the bustling capital which also provides access to one of the greatest architectural wonders of the world: the Great Wall.

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