Visit the Contemporary Chinese Art collection at the Opposite House in Beijing, dine at one its stylish restaurants and bars, and check into a spacious room or suite, many of which exhibit more art. Innovative Japanese architect Kengo Kuma designed the hotel's emerald glass facade and minimalist interiors with abundant natural light with the purpose of the hotel common areas also being used as an art gallery.
The collection of modern art by Chinese artists from China, Hong Kong, Australia and the UK is fashion-themed, inspired by The Village at Sanlitun, Beijing's premier open-plan shopping destination in which the hotel is located. You can view most of the artwork by strolling through the lobby, but some exclusive pieces are located in the luxury suites.
"Our goal from the start has been to create different and surprising experiences that challenge the norm and complement the lives of our guests and passersby, while meeting our social responsibility to emphasize Chinese culture," said Anthony Ross, General Manager of The Opposite House. "Supporting and showcasing contemporary Chinese artists is part of our vision."
The hotel has a stainless steel indoor swimming pool and a gym with Technogym equipment.
Dine in the Mediterranean restaurant, Sureno, or try north Asian cuisine served at Bei restaurant. The contemporary lounge bar Mesh where many art pieces are located, serves champagnes by the glass, wine and original cocktails. Room rates at the Opposite House start from RMB 3,220 and include breakfast.