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A cozy 10-room charmer hidden away in one of Beijing's up-and-coming hutongs, The Orchid is a favorite with travelers looking for character and comfort at a bargain price. Lovingly restored wooden-beam ceilings, a small garden courtyard, and a cute bar are highlights. The décor is stylish and simple, with natural elements of wood and slate. Rooms with gorgeous wooden headboards offer all the modern comforts, including free Wi-Fi, movies on demand, and heated floors. The view over neighboring rooftops of an older Beijing is a rare treat. Upper-floor rooms with private rooftop terraces or gardens are worth the higher price. This spot also has the added plus of being in one of the hippest hutongs in the city, with cool bars and good restaurants just a few steps away.