Hangzhou Accommodation: Recommended Hangzhou Hostels & 3 Star Hotels
As the capital of Zhejiang Province, Hangzhou has plenty of hotels, hostels and inns to meet the needs of every visitor. Hotels situated adjacent to West Lake, are mainly high-end luxury hotels, among which Sofitel, Hyatt Regency, Shangri-La, etc. are the best recommended. If you are looking for economic or budget hotels near West Lake, Enjoyor Hotel Hangzhou and some featured hostels are good choices. Moreover, if you are looking for hotels with a strong cultural atmosphere, don’t miss hotels along the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal or you can also look for special inns at Hefang Street.
To fully savour the beauty of West Lake, most travelers would choose hotels around West Lake Scenic Area. Here are the top areas to stay in Hangzhou:
- Top 1: West Lake Avenue (Best Place to Enjoy the Beauty of West Lake)
- Top 2: Wulin Square (Hangzhou City Center with Convenient Traffic)
- Top 3: Around Linyin Temple and Baile Bridge (Quiet with Idyllic Scenery)
- Top 4: Around Four-eyed Well and Manjuelong (Gathering Place of Special Inns)
- Top 5: Wushan Square & Hefang Street (Historical Blocks)
- Top 6: Qingzhiwu & Xixi National Wetland (High-end Resorts)
More detailed information about Top 6 Areas to Stay in Hangzhou, please visit Hangzhou Where to Stay and Recommended Hotels >>
★ Top Recommended Hangzhou China Tour:
Enjoyor Hotel Hangzhou
Breakfast: Western & Chinese
Add: No.65 Quingchun Road, Shangcheng District, Hangzhou 310009, China.
Surrounding: West Lake
Distance to Hangzhou Railway Station: 1.8 km
Enjoyor Hotel Hangzhou is an environment-friendly and human-oriented hotel in the booming financial street. It has arranged 170 clean and warm rooms decorated in various style. The green plants and an aquarium of tropical fishes in the room create a good atmosphere of nature. High-speed Wi-Fi and satellite TV are also available. On the third floor is a luxuriously decorated canteen with a large-scale ecological wall of water plants, combining natural scent and catering culture. Except for different facilities to fully meet your needs, Enjoyor Hotel Hangzhou owns a good service system and will be a good hotel for business travel and leisure.
Lily Hotel Hangzhou
Breakfast: Western & Chinese
Add: No.156 Shuguang Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou, China
Surrounding: Yue Fei’s Temple, West Lake, Lingyin Temple
Distance to Hangzhou Railway Station: 7.6 km
It has 155 guestrooms, all designed by experts: Single Room, Standard Room, etc. It could meet the personal demands of different guests. The breakfast is also good here, serving a wide range of Western and Chinese breakfast. Besides, many staff in this hotel could speak English, if you want to know something about Hangzhou, you could ask the business center or the Reception desk.
How to Plan a Hangzhou Tour
Things to Do in Hangzhou: West Lake, Lingyin Temple, Longjing tea Plantation, Hefang Street, Xixi National Wetland Park, China National Tea Museum, China National Silk Museum…
How to Get to Hangzhou: International flights from Singapore (5 hrs.), Seoul (6.5 hrs.), etc., domestic flights from Guangzhou (2 hrs.), Beijing (2 hrs.), etc., or high speed trains from Shanghai (1~2 hrs.), Suzhou (1.5~3 hrs.), Huangshan (1.5~2 hrs.), etc.
Best Time to Visit Hangzhou: all year around
Usually, visitors spend 2 days around to enjoy a classic Hangzhou tour to visit the West Lake Scenic Area, including the amazing West Lake, Lingyin Temple, Longjing Tea Plantations, etc. If you want an in-depth Hangzhou tour, you can also pay another half day or so to visit Xixi National Wetland Park, one day around to Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal, or one day or so to Thousand Islands Lake, etc. Check all Hangzhou Tours >>
Also, you can spend 1 day to take a side trip to the nearby water towns like Wuzhen and Xitang in Jiaxing, 2~3 days to Putuoshan - one of the four sacred Buddhist Mountains in China, or 1 day to the popular Nanxun Old Town in Huzhou. Check more about Zhejiang Tours >>
Besides, compared with just travelling Hangzhou, most of the visitors prefer to travel the metropolis Shanghai, Suzhou Gardens and Hangzhou Lakes in One Go! Such an amazing tour will take 5~6 days.
Some visitors also ride a high speed train to Huangshan to visit the world-famous Yellow Mountain. A Hangzhou Huangshan tour needs about 5 days around.
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Get Inspired by Real Travel Stories of Our Customers
Since 2012, we China Discovery have helped numerous customers to visit Hangzhou and surroundings. With our fully-inclusive private tour packages, all of our customers enjoyed their trips to the West Lake, Lingyin Temple, etc. Some of them kindly shared their precious photos and stories about their Hangzhou journey, just get inspired now.
"Impression Show is a must see when visiting Hangzhou…" - shared by Nguyen (Read her entire travel story: The Pursuit of Natural Beauty with the Beloved one - 14 Days Beautiful China Exploring Tour)
"This last night in Hangzhou led us to explore a different side of West Lake, vastly changing our erstwhile bland impression of the famed tourist site…" - shared by CS from Singapore (Read her entire travel story: Delightful Journey to Poetic Jiangnan Area)
Besides the wonderful travel stories, many customers who visited Hangzhou with China Discovery also send us their first-hand feedbacks about their trip, feel free to read the Hangzhou Reviews and learn what they say about their experience. If you want to start your Hangzhou tour now, don't hesitate to contact us.
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- 5 Days Shanghai Hangzhou Suzhou Highlights Tour
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