Friday, April 25, 2014




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Raffles Beijing ‘Heritage Experience’ Embraces
Century-Old History Of Fabled Hotel And Culture
Of China’s Ancient Capital
Adjacent to the fabled Forbidden City, Raffles Beijing seamlessly blends the Chinese capital’s ancient charm with the sophistication of contemporary China, and guests can now soak up this rich history – exploring Beijing’s sights, sounds and culture with a new ‘Heritage Experience’ package.

Accompanied by a Raffles Ambassador as personal guide, the step back in time begins at the break of dawn witnessing the daily flag raising ceremony at historic Tiananmen Square.

A tour of the hotel delves into the century-old history of its Lobby, Writers Bar, Hall of Fame and Presidential Suite.

After a leisurely afternoon enjoying afternoon tea for two at the iconic Writers Bar, the day-long experience culminates exploring exotic Wangfujing Night Market, savouring exotic street stall delicacies.

Immersion in Chinese history even extends to ‘Heritage Experience’ accommodation; in the old world charm of a Landmark Room, in classically elegant French-oriental style, or one of nine Personality Suites paying homage to distinguished guests who have stayed during the hotel’s enigmatic history.

The suites showcasing an exclusive collection of original memorabilia recalling the visits of luminaries – from the “Father of Modern China” Dr Sun Yat Sen and Irish playwright and Nobel prize winner George Bernard Shaw to China’s “Young Marshal” General Zhang Xue Liang, leading 20th century Chinese writer Guo Moruo, British World War Two commander Field Marshal Bernard Law “Monty” Montgomery, France’s post-war President Charles de Gaulle, French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson, revolutionary warlord Li Zong Ren and distinguished Chinese general Feng Yu Xiang.

On offer for the remainder of 2014, Heritage Experience Room Packages are priced from RMB1,658* a night in a Landmark Room to RMB4,258* in a Personality Suite, with stays of at least  three consecutive nights enjoying:
  • Buffet breakfast for two at East 33
  • Complimentary afternoon tea for two at Writers Bar
  • 30-minute historical tour of Raffles Beijing
  • Visit to Tiananmen Square to witness the flag raising ceremony
  • One-hour tour of Wangfujing Night Market

*Rates are subject to 15% service charge.

For reservations, please call +86 10 6526 3388 or email to
About Raffles Hotels & Resorts:  Raffles Hotels & Resorts is an award-winning, luxury international hotel company with a history dating back to 1887 with the opening of Raffles Hotel, Singapore.  The portfolio currently comprises ten luxurious properties, from secluded resorts to chic hotels in key locations around the world:  in Singapore, Cambodia, the Philippines, China, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles and Paris, each one is an oasis of calm and charm.  The company is embarking on a new phase of expansion, with openings in Istanbul and Indonesia scheduled over the year.   With a compelling mix of cultures and styles, every hotel in the Raffles family has its own individual personality, with its own story to tell and its own sense of place.   However, each one is proud to draw on the timeless essence of Raffles – to deliver thoughtful, personal and discreet service to well-travelled guests.

AboutFRHI Hotels & Resorts:  FRHI Hotels & Resorts (FRHI) is a leading luxury hotel management company that operates more than 105 hotels globally under the Fairmont, Raffles, and Swissôtel brands. The company’s distinctive portfolio of luxury and upper upscale hotels features celebrated icons, world-class resorts and stylish city center hotels. Some notable hotels include the Raffles Singapore, Swissôtel The Bosphorus, The Fairmont San Francisco and London’s The Savoy. Focused on growing its distinctive hotel brands, the company is also developing new hotels in key locations around the world including exciting projects in China, Russia, India, Turkey and Saudi Arabia. The company also manages Fairmont, Raffles and Swissôtel branded luxury private residence clubs, whole-ownership residences and serviced residences properties. For more information or reservations, please visit

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