Aman at Summer Palace, Beijing is a unique and beautiful property. It is set in an expansive restored palace pavilions complex, just steps from the East Gate of the Summer Palace UNESCO World Heritage Site, about 15km north east of the centre of Beijing. The resort is housed in a series of pavilions, some of which date back over a century and were originally used by guests of the Palace awaiting an audience with the Empress, Dowager Cixi, at the turn of the 20th century. Rooms and suites reflect traditional Chinese architecture and the courtyard style of the Summer Palace. Guests can access the Palace grounds via an exclusive hidden gate.
Aman at Summer Palace, Beijing offers several types of accommodation. Guest rooms are located in long restored pavilions, while suites surround internal courtyards which are shaded by bamboo and trees. The Imperial Suite is comprised of three separate pavilions: a private pavilion, a living/study pavilion and a formal pavilion.
The resort has five excellent dining venues, including, the Ming Dynasty furnished Chinese Restaurant, featuring Peking duck, imperial dishes, and traditional Cantonese cuisine; The Grill, offering Western cuisine and including grilled-to-order meat and seafood; Naoki, serving French kaiseki fare which combines French techniques with Japanese cuisine; the Reflection Pavilion, serving light snacks and over-looking a lotus pond; and the Lobby, serving breakfasts and light meals. There is also a beautiful Music Pavilion hosting performances and private dining.
Aman Spa and Fitness areas are located beneath the resort in a unique 5,000sqm, double level, underground recreational facility. The spa features nine self-contained double treatment rooms and a dedicated Pilates and yoga studio.
Other facilities include a 25m indoor lap pool, a 300sqm sky-lit gym, the Aman Library, and a large underground cinema featuring 37 reclining leather seats and a 21sqm screen.
The Aman Beijing is 35kms from Beijing International Airport (PEK) (45 minutes) and 15km (30-40 minutes) from Tienanmen Square and the Forbidden City.
March to mid-May and September to October