Shatan  3 stars

28 Shatan Hutong, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China, 100009  show mapSave
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Verified Reviews:

  • Flat screen tv - Good service - 3 english tv channels
  • No shampoo - Decor was updated - Good value
  • Breakfast was ok - Free high-speed internet - Many english tv channels
  • Room was cosy - Comfortable bed - Ac didn't work
  • Internet is cheap - Close to the forbidden city - Great location


The comfortable Shatan bears 3 stars and offers a cocktail lounge, a casino and an indoor swimming pool. Since 2000, it has been a prominent hotel in the center of Beijing.

The good location gives quick access to Lama Temple (Yonghegong), Drum Tower and Bell Tower and Gong Wang Fu. 30 minutes away from Beijing city center.

This hotel is placed in Feng-Tai district, known for a palace and museums.

Just 20 minutes from Nanyuan airport.


The property comprises of non-smoking Modern Twin Room, Deluxe Triple Room and Business Twin Room appointed with a work desk, satellite TV, in-room safe, a minibar and coffee/tea making facilities. Guests can make use of private bathrooms with a bathtub, a shower and complimentary toiletries available in all guestrooms.


A buffet breakfast is offered at the dining area. The in-house restaurant serves special Chinese meals.

The hotel offers a buffet breakfast at the price of CNY 38 per person per night. 


Guests of Shatan are welcome to use daily newspapers, internet connection and a photocopier.


Massage and a sauna are available on-site. The fitness center features a gym and bicycles.


Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Free Private hotel parking is possible at a location nearby.

Year renovated   2007.  Number of rooms   64.

City Center Beijing - 1.6 mi
Airports Nanyuan Airport (NAY) - 10.1 mi, Beijing Capital Int. (PEK) - 14.9 mi
Train Stations Beijing South Stattion - 4.0 mi, Beijing West Railway Station - 5.1 mi
Underground stations Chaoyangmen - 1.7 mi, Dongsishitiao - 1.8 mi
Bus stop - 700 ft
Restaurants TRB- Temple Restaurant Beijing (cuisine: European) - 800 ft, Oasis cafe (cuisine: Café) - 800 ft
Parks Jingshan Park (Yingshan Gongyuan) - 500 ft
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  • Parking (fee required)
  • Safe deposit box
  • Car rental
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • Multilingual staff
  • Concierge desk
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Shoe shine stand
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • VIP room facilities
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Tour desk
  • Billiards
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Shops/commercial Services
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Ticket service
Dining facilities
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Cocktail lounge
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Meeting room
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
  • Wheel chair access
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Fitness center
  • Exercise gym
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room safe
  • Mini bar
  • Turndown service
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Slippers
Kitchen facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • LCD TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
Room decor
  • Soundproofed windows



from  2 pm


until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of CNY 130 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 3. 

Pets are not allowed.

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    Bed type: Triple
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      Shatan LocationWhat's nearby

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      • Underground stations
      • Train stations
      • Parks
      • Tourist attractions
      • Museums
      • Convention centers
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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions
      Popular areas
      • Dongsi
        4300 ft
      • Zhangzizhonglu
        1.0 mi
      • Dengshikuo
        1.2 mi
      • Tiananmen East
        1.4 mi
      Places of interest
      • Jingshan hill
        3000 ft
      • Lama Temple 雍和宫
        5000 ft
      • Drum and Bell Towers (GuLou et ZhongLou)
        1.1 mi
      • Prince Gong's Mansion
        1.2 mi
      • Great Wall Badaling Section
        1.2 mi
      • Ziguangge
        1.2 mi
      • Sommerpalast
        1.4 mi
      Shopping areas
      • Wangfujing
        4600 ft

      Local Attractions

      • Zhongshan Park
        5300 ft
        No.4 Zhonghua Road, Dongcheng District, Beijing
      • Beijing Fuyou Temple
        1.0 mi
        No.20 North Long Street, Xicheng District, Beijing
      • Gong Wang Fu
        1.1 mi
        No.17 Qianhaixi Street, Xicheng District, Beijing
      • Yinding Bridge
        1.0 mi
        Shicha Lake, Xicheng District, Beijing
      • Beijing Zhaoxian Temple
        1.0 mi
        No.71 Beichang Street, Xicheng District, Beijing

      Near the hotel

      • The Palace Museum
        1900 ft
        No.4 Jingshanqian Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing
      • Jingshan Park (Yingshan Gongyuan)
        500 ft
        No.44 Jingshanxi Street, Xicheng District, Beijing
      • National Art Museum Of China
        900 ft
        No.1 Wusi Main Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing
      • Memorial Hall of New Chinese Cultural Movement
        1000 ft
        No.29 Wusi Main Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing
      • The Antiquarium of The Palace Museum
        1500 ft
        Inside The Palace of Museum, Dongcheng District, Beijing
      • Dagaoxuan Temple
        2300 ft
        No.23 Sanzuomen Main Street, Xicheng District, Beijing
      • Beihai Park (Beihai Gongyuan)
        2900 ft
        No.1 Wenjin Street, Xicheng District, Beijing

      Restaurants Nearby

      • TRB- Temple Restaurant Beijing

        82% likes this, based on 238 reviews
        Cuisine: European
        Price Range: USD 21 - USD 151

        800 ft
        23 Shatan Beijie, Dongcheng District

        Phone: 010-84002232

      • Oasis cafe

        77% likes this, based on 51 reviews
        Cuisine: Café
        Price Range: USD 5 - USD 12

        800 ft
        No.1, Jingshan Front Street, Dongcheng District

        Phone: +86-18601150266

      • Little Yunnan

        84% likes this, based on 30 reviews
        Cuisine: Asian, Chinese, Café, Yunnan
        Price Range: USD 1 - USD 21

        1700 ft
        No. 28 East Huangchenggen Beijie, Dongcheng district

        Phone: 010-64019498

      • Manfulou

        74% likes this, based on 33 reviews
        Cuisine: Beijing Specialties
        Price Range: USD 6 - USD 11

        2100 ft
        38 Di'anmennei Dajie;

        Phone: 010-64030992-3773

      • Road beef rib pot alone (store)

        76% likes this, based on 8 reviews
        Cuisine: Chinese Hotpot

        2200 ft
        DiAnMenNei DaJie HuangHua Men Jie 41Hao

        Phone: 010-64068422

      Shatan Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Shatan

      Average guest rating

      out of 10
      Based on 114 reviews

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      Individual guest reviews

      • Single

        The room was very comfortable and clean however there could be a bit more space. The staff is friendly, very helpful and with communicative English. Lovely and cheap breakfast. The location is good, close to Jingshan Park and Forbidden City however the hotel is located in a small and quite dodgy looking street, and is a good 20 min walk from the heart of the city so not a good place to stay for someone who likes the very central location.

        The ticket office was never opened. I was given misleading information a few times and finally decided to book the Great Wall tour with a different hotel.

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        the booking had not been received but once I presented the printed confirmation the reception staff were most helpful and went to great lengths when leaving to ensure that the taxi took me to the rght departure terminal.Room clean and comfortable , location good for Parks and Hutongs.

        • Average rating
      • Single

        The best part of the hotel was its location, one few minutes walk from the Forbidden city, Tian’anmen Square, Beihai park and Jinshan park. Its also not very far from the airport and Wangfujin Street. The staff are friendly and speak reasonable English. Safe environment.

        • Average rating
      • Couple

        We stayed there 5 nights and we really liked it. Very good location and overall a very good hotel. Very good value for money.

        • Average rating
      • Couple

        Very friendly and helpful staff members, speaking very well english. The rooms were ok, looking a little old and dark, but were clean, had a nice size and the bed was good. We could borrow bikes from the hotel, although not in very good condition, still a comfortable way to explore Beijing.

        No wifi

        • Average rating
      • Couple

        I was stupid to believe the hotel review score. There was no hospitality sense in the hotel. Most of the guests were unhappy foreigner, because the people believed the high score of the hotel review. I believe the review results were made artificially not by the guests.

        Dusty and messy street. The hotel hospitality. Inconvenient location for subway. Short time (7-9am) and poor breakfast.

        • Average rating
      • Group of friends

        location is very god.resturant very clean and nice.

        i think need more involvment of the hotel stuff by giving sugestion. need more maps. more reading information about sight to see in more lengueges .need more inglish speaker on stuff

        • Average rating
      • Couple

        Friendliness of staff

        Dont eat the "western" food at the restaurant.

        • Average rating
      • Couple

        Good location, the hotel is very close to the Forbidden City's (less busy) north entrance. The room was very comfortable, airconditioning was working well, new bathroom etc.

        • Average rating
      • Single

        I was delighted to stay at this hotel. The location is excellent, in the Beijing downtown, close to the Forbidden City and Jigshan Park. The staff is very friendly, they also speak an acceptable english. Breakfast was also excellent at low price (compared to european hotels), I missed only some diary products. I recommend this hotel to everyone who want to visit Beijing at a budget price.

        • Average rating
      • Family with children

        The hotel rooms were quite comfortable, clean and had a nice window view. The bathroom was also spacious and well designed. The front desk staff spoke relatively good English although there were times we could not really understand some of them. But overall, quite good.

        Just because the hotel was located near the Palace Museum, we thought we got a real good location. However, it was quite far from the subway. Although there were bus stops nearby, we didnt really know what routes they used. Overall, this is the biggest disadvantage of the Shatan.

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        I would rather tell travellers about the negative things. Firstly English was very little used so this posed a big barrier to communication. Secondly the air conditioner was broken therefore our room was really uncomfortable the whole time we were there and thirdly the hotel was located well away from the international airport.

        If possible we will not be staying at this hotel again for the above reasons. We are hoping to cancel our booking for October if the airline allows us to alter our flights.

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        Although up a narrow street which was far from clean, the loaction was excellent in relation to the principal Beijing tourist sites. The suite was spacious and comfortable. Desk and service staff were helpful within language limitations. Able to cover most things by using taxis - the hotel provided the address in Chinese and a 'return' address card.

        Very limited English capacity (usually only the senior person on the reception desk). The person in charge of tours was unable to explain where the tours went and provide simple information. There was no brochure available. Luckily, tours aren't needed unless you want to go to the Great Wall. Although minor, it was totally impossible to get tonic water, despite the main bar having gin and gin being in the minibar. Also impossible to get wine in the hotel's restaurant despite a bottle of wine being in the minibar!

        • Average rating
      • Single

        It is an interesting hotel close to the Beihai Park. The street however is difficult to be found by taxi drivers and the close environment is not very clean with to many low quality boutiques.

        The fact that the current and the warm water were cut for 10 hours in day time though I paid fully comfort.

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        The Shatan Hotel has been a favorite of ours for a few years now. We love the location - it's perfect gor anyone who wants to experience Beijing Culture.

        • Average rating
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