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Aman Summer Palace

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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 9 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 20 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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Netherlands
Reviewed 11 July 2013

We are Aman junkies and this location made us realize, again, why. Unique location, service at it's best level, rooms outsatnding in every detail and restaurants to die for. As you could see from the other comments, this complex is next to the Summer palace. As we understand it, the current rooms were the old waiting rooms for a visit...

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USA
Reviewed 23 May 2013

so when my parents were coming to China, I wanted to find them a hotel that would let them embrace the beautiful aspects of old China without experiencing any of the pitfalls of traditional Chinese hotels. That left, after hours of research, the Aman hotel. It is a 5+ star hotel, by far the nicest hotel in Beijing, and I've...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 21 May 2013

As most Aman properties, this one feels very special and is a destination almost in itself. It is larger than most Aman hotels around the world (there is even a large cinema for guests) - but it still feels serene and intimate. The suites are very large and beautiful and situated around different courtyards. You can chose from different restaurants...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 16 May 2013

This property and service is absolutely top notch, and a peaceful escape from the city if needed while traveling to Beijing. If you've been to the one in HangZhou, it is slightly disappointing. The nature surrounding Aman Fayun in Hangzhou is breathtaking and can't be repeated. Aman at Summer Palace has beautiful, comfortable rooms, with exquisite designed bathrooms. We were...

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Gilford, New Hampshire
Reviewed 23 April 2013

Let me begin with the good: As with all Aman resorts, the property itself is beautiful and flawlessly incorporated to its surroundings. It is a very peaceful space, especially when you can hear people singing or practicing an instrument on the other side of the wall. The property has its own door directly into the Summer Palace, which gives guests...

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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
  • Free Breakfast
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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  • Air Conditioning
  • 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
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just a few steps from the East Gate of the vast Summer Palace grounds, Aman Summer Palace offers a selection of heritage-imbued dwellings, including those once used by guests awaiting an audience with the Empress.Simple, elegant and redolent of the past, the 51 Rooms and Suites reflect the traditional courtyard style of the neighbouring Summer Palace. ... 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: $502 - $1,073 (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
#67 Luxury Hotel in Beijing
#182 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.”
 of 5 bubbles OutkastBCN, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are similar. Amenities do not increase correlate to the price, based on my experience. Location changes.”
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