Beijing, China’s sprawling capital, has history stretching back 3 millennia. Today Beijing is as much known for its modern architecture as the ancient sites such as the grand Forbidden City complex, the imperial palace during the Ming and Qing dynasties. Nearby, the massive Tiananmen Square pedestrian plaza is the site of Mao Zedong’s mausoleum and the National Museum of China, displaying a vast collection of cultural relics. 70 kilometers from downtown Beijing you can also reach parts of the Great Wall of China. Throughout Beijing you can find over one hundred five star luxury hotels. Our team of travel experts picked the best of the best and ranked them in this Top 10 best luxury hotels in Beijing. Every hotel in this list is an excellent place to stay and it was not easy to determine the top 5 as each contender has its own distinct qualities. Our top picks include everything from modern design hotels to lavish luxury hotels and a boutique hotel in an ancient courtyard.