The Great Wall of China is one of the most-recognizable structures in the entire world. In total, in stretches for 6,700 km but the wall can only be visited in some locations. Some of them are awfully touristy, but others offer an excellent place to get away from the crowds.
Badaling and Juyongguan sections are closest to Beijing. They are also the most crowded and touristy. However, if you want to look for a hotel close to the Wall of China, this is where you need to start the search. However, don’t expect to be within easy walk distance to the wall (unless walking 15-20 miles is what you are used to ).
Regal Garden Resort Hotel Beijing
It is a 3-star hotel located about 15 miles from the Wall and offers 90 rooms, all with TV , phone and bathroom. There are a karaoke room and games room to keep guests entertained. In mid-May 2012, expect to pay from US$51 per night in a standard double room. Free high speed internet is included in the price.
Hui Yuan Gong Hotel Beijing
This is another 3-star hotel located about 17 miles from the Wall. It offers a free parking lot and a game room. In mid-May 2012, expect to pay from US$38 (discounted) per night in a deluxe double room, breakfast and internet included.
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Ibis Beijing Capital Airport Hotel
This is a 3-star hotel located about 20 miles from the Wall. The hotel offers a restaurant, a cafÃ© and a bar. There’s free internet in public areas. All rooms have AC, desks and phones. In mid-May 2012, expect to pay from US$47 (discounted) per night in a standard room with kingsize bed.
Best Western Grandsky Hotel Beijing
The 4-star hotel is located about 19 miles from the Wall and offers free transfer to the airport as well as free internet in the rooms. Rooms have safes and TVs , as well as coffee making facilities. In mid-May 2012, expect to pay from CNY 546.10 (US$86.60) per night in a superior double room.
Sino Swiss Hotel, Beijing Airport
This is another 4-star hotel located about 21 miles from the Wall and close to the airport. It offers swimming pools, tennis and squash courts. All rooms have AC , TV and coffee-making facilities. In mid-May 2012, expect to pay from US$96 per night in a superior room.
Hui Yuan Plaza Airport Hotel Beijing
The Wall is located 17 miles from this 4-star hotel. The hotel offers free parking and also has a sauna for its guests.