Beijing has hotels to suit every size of wallet, from affordable hostels to deluxe ones reviving the grandeur of imperial days.
Online bookings at large selections of hostels can be found at www.hostelbeijing.com.
The charge for each room is generally set to be US$57 to 85, far lower than most hotels.
If you're staying in Beijing for more than a few weeks, you may want to consider renting an apartment.
Are you ready for the big outdoors? Take a break at various camping spots around Beijing. The best time for camping lasts from late spring until early autumn.