Unapologetically modern yet distinctly Chinese, The Opposite House combines startling contemporary Chinese art with striking design and natural materials used in a sleek, sophisticated manner to create an urban hotel that puts the new Beijing's best foot forward.
Guests are spoiled for choice. There is Sureno, a grey and white affair that combines brown leather, grey concrete and white linen with a Mediterranean menu and a wood fired pizza oven.
Jing Yaa Tang is a newly opened restaurant concept which celebrates Beijing roast duck at its heart, with the menu extending to a wide range of favourite dishes from different regions across China. The restaurant is set within a striking contemporary Chinoiserie theatrical style design. The interior design accents reveal layers of dark lacquer application with plum and burnt orange detailing and ornamental highlights to capture and intrigue.
White walls, wooden floors and a wooden bathtub - the ingredients are standard to modernity, but at The Opposite House they were used by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma in a very oriental manner that communicates the essence of an emerging signature of Chinese modernity.
Situated in the heart of Sanlitun, The Opposite House is in an area that has been the heart of Beijing's diplomatic quarter since the 1950s. Modelled on traditional hutongs and courtyard houses, Sanlitun Village aims to become the city's cosmopolitan centre for fashion, arts and entertainment.