Ben Pundole

The Opposite House

  • Where:
  • Why:Business Trip
  • When:August 2012
  • Who:Myself and two colleagues
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The Opposite House Creepy / Brilliant lobby art.

Creepy / Brilliant lobby art.

The Opposite House The Opposite house lobby…opposite of comfortable.

The Opposite house lobby…opposite of comfortable.

The Opposite House Sleek, chic, modern rooms with floor <br data-src=

Sleek, chic, modern rooms with floor
to ceiling shopping mall views.

The Opposite House Huge Japanese soaking tubs, AND 2 person showers…

Huge Japanese soaking tubs, AND 2 person showers…

The Opposite House A welcome cupcake and CD. Greatly appreciated.

A welcome cupcake and CD. Greatly appreciated.

The Opposite House Mini bar beer and soda…all complimentary <br data-src=

Mini bar beer and soda…all complimentary
as with a lot of luxury hotels in Asia.

The Opposite House In House reading. IN HOUSE the magazine from <br data-src=

In House reading. IN HOUSE the magazine from
Swire Hotels is excellent! Design, film, fashion & food.

The Opposite House Street food...crickets, scorpions, cocoons. What?!

Street food...crickets, scorpions, cocoons. What?!

The Opposite House All day dining in the cafeteria.

All day dining in the cafeteria.

The Opposite House The Opposite House, nestled unsubtly on <br data-src=

The Opposite House, nestled unsubtly on
the edge of a luxury goods shopping mall.

Highs & Lows

  • Beautiful, modern, spacious design.

  • Fantastic, knowledgeable service 24/7.

  • Great location, very central...walking distance to some great bars, restaurants and shopping.

  • Very bright, sparse rooms.

  • A bit too modern, like checking into a mall.

  • Tries a bit too hard to be trendy.

The Barometer

  • Design

  • Website

  • Mini Bar

  • Environmental Consciousness

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Takeable Treats

  • Refer a Friend

  • Overall Value

  • Life Changing

Total: 35/0

Important Bits

  • Type

    Boutique Hotel

  • Vibe

    Swanky and businessy in a dot com way

  • Location

    Central, in a great luxury shopping zone

  • Rooms

    99 rooms, 10 suites

  • Music

    Chilled Beats

  • Year Opened

    2008

  • Designed By

    Kengo Kuma

  • Health & Wellness

    Yes. Spa treatments available

  • Restaurant

    A cafeteria for all day dining, plus a multi-cuisine restaurant called Sereno

  • Bar

    Mesh, great cocktail + wine bar

  • Children

    Yes

  • Price

    Reasonable - Pricey, but worth it

Hutongs

Hutongs

Apothecary

Apothecary

China, Beijing Shi, 朝阳区 SanLiTun, 三里屯北路81号那里花园 邮政编码: 100004

Migas

Migas

China, Beijing Shi, Chaoyang Qu, Sanlitun Rd, 11号三里屯太古里北区 邮政编码: 100027

In the Area

Hotel Location China, Beijing Shi, Chaoyang Qu, Sanlitun Rd, 11号三里屯太古里北区 邮政编码: 100027

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