…Visitors to the area who spend an evening of drinking there can call the hutongs home for the night. The Orchid …more

Down a ramshackle alley, past pyjama-wearing locals and the shouts and sizzle of a restaurant kitchen, sits The Orchid, a boutique sanctuary in a thrillingly local setting…more

The hotel’s terraces are positioned at different heights, creating discrete zones with a small space where people can see and be seen…more

..built in Beijing’s famed Gulou neighbourhood, inspired by the nearby ancient hutong alleys… more

Check-in/out times

Check-in time is 3pm

Check-out time is 12pm

Payment Methods

Cash ¥RMB (US$, €,£ also accepted at current rate)

Cards: Visa, MasterCard, Unionpay (credit+debit)

Early arrivals and late departures

The Orchid is small, special place. Early arrivals are easy to manage and even without rooms to give there is plenty of comfort to enjoy while waiting for your room to be ready. Late departures can be organized as exceptions, depending on hotel occupancy. If a reasonably late departure or usually early arrival is expected reserving the day before or after is advisable.

Cancellation policy

Cancellations must be received at least 7 days prior to the expected date of arrival. If notice is given within 7 days, the deposit must be forfeited. Cancellations made immediately after a booking are not subject to any penalty. This is a small hotel – book only once you are certain of your travel dates!

Early Checkout Policy

As The Orchid is a small hotel with less than 50 rooms (10 actually!), checking out early causes problems by taking away the ability for other guests to book during that same period. Within 7 days of arrival or during your stay at The Orchid, a penalty of 1 night’s room rate is charged upon cancellation of any number of days from the original booking. However, if these cancelled days manage to be rebooked by other guests the penalty is withdrawn.

No Smoking Policy

Smoking is allowed in outdoor public areas but The Orchid holds the right to temporarily forbid smoking at any time, due to other guests concerns or staff requirements. Smoking is forbidden in all rooms and indoor public areas and guests caught breaking these rules more than once will be charged 2x the standard room rate.

The Orchid Hotel combines boutique style with a gorgeous setting in the hutongs of the Dongcheng district…more

Billed as a “hostel for grown-ups,” The Orchid is a laid-back boutique hotel in one of Beijing’s most vibrant hutong neighbourhoods…more

As you slip down the barely visible alley that constitutes the hotel’s entrance off Baochao Hutong, you might want to avert your eyes as you pass the back door of a grubby local kitchen and focus on the gleaming white oasis of cool up ahead…more

..built in Beijing’s famed Gulou neighbourhood, inspired by the nearby ancient hutong alleys..more