Finding the right place to stay when in Beijing can make all the difference to your experience of the city. Here is a small selectection of hotels that constantly recieve good ratings, and are conveniently located for Shopping and getting around via metro:

Xidan Shopping Area
Joyful City Hotel, Fengtai, Beijing, China
Huabin International Hotel, Xicheng, Beijing, China
Grand Mercure Beijing Central, Xicheng, Beijing, China

Located within walking distance of Wangfujing Street, The Palace Museum (forbidden city) and metro stations:
Red Wall Garden Hotel, Dongcheng, Beijing, China (Value – near Denshikou Station)
Jianguo Garden Hotel, Dongcheng, Beijing, China (Value – near Dongdan Station)
Xinhai Jinjiang Hotel, Dongcheng, Beijing, China (value – a short walk from Denshikou or Dongdan Station and Wangfujing Street)
Grand Hyatt Beijing, Dongcheng, Beijing, China (Luxury and super convenient – close to Wangfujing Street and metro station)

Lists of hand-selected hotels by area and attraction