A cup of coffee in Beijing, an incredible experience during your 72 hours visa-free transit

On December 17, 2013, in China Travel Gossip, by Sandy Li

After a long flight, are you yearning for a comfortable place to wind down? Take a cup of coffee at cafes and coffee shops inBeijingand it will be pretty pleasant and impressive as well. Let’s make the best of the opportunity that 72-hour visa-free transit policy offers and start a new journey with the aroma […]

After a long flight, are you yearning for a comfortable place to wind down? Take a cup of coffee at cafes and coffee shops inBeijingand it will be pretty pleasant and impressive as well. Let’s make the best of the opportunity that 72-hour visa-free transit policy offers and start a new journey with the aroma of freshly brewed coffee.

Since January 1st 2013 visitors who hold a passport issued by any of the 45 countries eligible for Beijing’s 72-hour visa-free transit policy that will remain in Beijing for no more than 72 hours while in transit can apply for 72-hours visa free transit stay in Beijing. If you fulfill all the necessary requirements for a visa-free transit stay inBeijing, you can check by clicking here and read everything you need to know about this new policy.

Romantic and fun-filled activities with coffee

For every soul who seeks for peace, relaxation and well-being, the temptation of coffee is irresistible. Taking a cup of coffee with a book in hand is easily considered to be the simple pleasure of life. Despites this inextricable relationship, coffee also provides warmth for movie lovers curling on a sofa and freshness for game players immersed in a battle. So, within those 72 hours, what kind of experience do you expect to have with a cup of coffee?

 

Book and coffee 甜入心菲香港糖水铺

Whether you want to find an agreeable and homelike place to spend your reading time, Sweet & Sweetie(甜入心菲) serves more than comfortable seats, delicious beverages and mouth-watering desserts. You can sit on the patio or escape into the attic to be totally lost in your own world. If you get a little tired, there are many beverages for you to choose from. You can also take a sip of coffee and try cakes with various flavors, ranging from the most common cheese cake to its specialty, Xintairuan (soft heart). Besides, Sweet & Sweetie is also famous for its theme event, Making Friends with Books. Many book lovers are drawn to share and exchange their books. For food lovers, the dessert and baking workshop that Sweet & Sweetie offers should not be missed. Usually in the afternoon, Sweet & Sweetie is at its busiest. Come here with your favorite book or passion, share your thought or self-made dessert with familiar and strange friends.

Address: No. 2-201 Hongjie Mansion, East Road of Workers’ Stadium, Changyang District (朝阳区工体东路乙号红街大厦2-201)

Tel: 010-85871561

 

Movie and coffee 69 咖啡

Popular with its perfect combination of coffee and movies, 69 café is hidden in Nanluoguxiang, an old but fashionable alley inBeijing. Watching movie at home or in cinema seems not that attractive as sharing a movie on a projection screen and being all out to a cozy place with a strong ambience of literature and art. The movie runtime of 69 café is in every Tuesday night and starts from 8 pm. In addition, all movies shown here are carefully selected by our café owner, including effusive love stories and breathtaking action movies. So whatever feelings you get after a long day time, 69 café is the best place to rest and refresh your soul.

Address: No. 109 Nanluoguxiang, Xicheng District (西城区南锣鼓巷109号院)

Tel: 010-64032869

 

Game and Coffee 伟大航路咖啡

With a central location on Beijing CBD Area, Weidahanglu Café is a draw to many locals. The coffee menu with many creative names is appreciated by dozens of young people. Inventive options that include Our 80s(我们的80年代),My 80s(我的80年代) and Echo(回声) are all worth trying. Like many café, Weidahanglu is also an ideal place to find a comfortable sofa to pass your time. Besides its themed events of movies and reading, the biggest attraction of Weidahanglu Café is its puzzle game. Puzzle is always regarded as part of childhood memory of many people. With hundreds or even thousands of puzzle pieces, a beautiful picture will present in front of us after several times of joining and fitting together. So come to Weidahanglu café and recall your childhood memories with your friends or strangers who are going to be your friends.

Address: No. 2461 Forth Floor, North Building of Soho Shangdu, Dongdaqiao Road, Chaoyang District (朝阳区东大桥路8SOHO尚都北塔42461)

Tel: 010-58690212

 

If we want to cheer you up from an exhausting flight, hop into a taxi and check out those themed cafes recommended on chinatraveldepot.com. A cup of coffee, a beginning of a journey, a stimulation of an exploration. Check more Beijing-Tours available, see on Chinatraveldepot.com.

 
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