Hangzhou’s hotel scene features all kinds of places, ranging from luxury five-stars and high-end boutique hotels to charming B&B’s, offering you not just a comfortable stay, but a delightful experience intertwined with breath-taking scenery and a profound cultural impact.
Amanfayun is a luxury resort adjacent to the iconic Buddhist site – Lingyin Temple. It is a heavenly estate, a feast for the eyes enriched by lush forests and tea fields, and in the morning, one is awakened not by the sounds of traffic and city life but the singing of birds. All year round, the mountains surrounding Amanfayun appear to be blanketed in hues of green. Resplendent with elements of traditional architecture in southern China, the estate provides people an opportunity to fully immerse themselves into a way of life from way before. The resort also features a variety of dining areas, a spa with a comprehensive range of services and a range of recreational facilities.
Sofitel Hangzhou Westlake, a five-star hotel, is situated close to Xihu Tiandi, West Lake, and China Academy of Art. Also located nearby are Westlake Intime Shopping Mall and Orioles Singing in the Willows.
Sofitel Hangzhou Westlake has a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a health club. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas. Business amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and audiovisual equipment. Dining options at the hotel include four restaurants along with a coffee shop and a bar/lounge. The staff can also provide event catering, tour assistance, and currency exchange services. Additional amenities include gift shops, newsstands, barbecue grills, and laundry facilities. Onsite parking is offered for a surcharge.
The 200 air-conditioned guestrooms at Sofitel Hangzhou Westlake include CD players and mini bars. Guests can use the in-room complimentary wired high-speed Internet access. Rooms are equipped with LCD TVs with satellite channels. All accommodations provide desks and safes; free local calls are offered, though additional restrictions may apply. Bathrooms offer bathrobes, vanity mirrors, hair dryers, and slippers. Additional facilities include complimentary newspapers and complimentary bottled water. In addition, amenities available on request include extra towels/bedding and wake-up calls. Turndown service is offered nightly and housekeeping is available daily.
Also known as "Wang's Villa", Zhejiang Xizi Hotel was established in 1927 under the name of Wang Yu-tai Tea House. It is located on the south bank of the West Lake, under the Leifeng Pagoda at the foot of Sunset Mountain. The hotel is surrounded by hills on one side and the lake on the other three sides, and offers exclusive and wonderful scenery of the West Lake and covers an area of about 195,000 square meters. The combination of wide open spaces, scenic sights, and the exquisite garden architecture highlighting natural beauty make those who choose to stay here feel like they are in paradise.
In Jiande, there is an ancient town that has experienced thousands of years of wind and rain. It has a beautiful name called Meicheng (Plum Blossom Town). Meicheng was the state town of the then Yanzhou and is now the county town of Jiande. It has a history of 1700 years.