Hangzhou Accommodation: Recommended Hotels & Hostels

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 >>

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Hangzhou Accommodation

Chefle Canal Hotel Hangzhou

Chefle Canal Hotel Hangzhou

Breakfast: Western & Chinese

Add: No.7 Lishui Road Near Daguan Road, Hangzhou (杭州市拱墅区丽水路7号)

Surrounding: Xiangji Temple, Fuyi Granary, The Grand Canal

Distance to Hangzhou Railway Station: 10 km; to Hangzhou Xiaoshan Airport: 38 km

Chefle Canal Hotel Hangzhou is conveniently located, adjacent to Xiangji Temple (香积寺) and only a few steps away from Fuyi Granary (富义仓). The hotel is located at the historical and cultural block of Hangzhou Dadou Road along the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal. The hotel belongs to a historical and cultural protection building complex, which is designed and transformed from 11 warehouses of the former National Silk Factory. The unique open design of the hotel successfully mixed the bright cultural landscape and beautiful natural scenery of the canal into one, reflecting each other. The hotel has inherited the style of the ancient building group of canal shipping storage, which has important historical value and is the real witness of the canal storage culture.

Zhejiang International Hotel

Sofitel Hangzhou Westlake

Breakfast: Western & Chinese

Add: No.333 Xihu Avenue, Hangzhou 310002, China.

Distance to Hangzhou Railway Station: 1.7 km; to Hangzhou Xiaoshan Airport: 33 km

Surrounding: Wulin Square, West Lake

Situated in the interaction of Xihu Road and Nanshan Road, Sofitel Hangzhou Westlake Hotel enjoys a superb location with direct access (on foot) to nearly all the major attractions around West Lake. Decorated with the style of romance and fashion, it presents a pleasant atmosphere to its customers. It is well-equipped with friendly and helpful staff as well as facilities like gym center, western and Chinese restaurants, SPA, golf course, Hair Salon etc. In addition, there is a beautiful rooftop bar offers a great vantage point to admire the amazing landscape of the West Lake.

Hyatt Regency Hangzhou

Hyatt Regency Hangzhou

Breakfast: Western & Chinese

Add: No.28 Hubin Road, Shangcheng District, Hangzhou 310006, China.

Surrounding: Hangzhou West Lake

Distance to Hangzhou Railway Station: 3.3 km; to Hangzhou Xiaoshan Airport: 34 km

Hyatt Regency Hangzhou is five-star hotel by the West Lake. Its location allows early morning run/walk along the lakeside road to feel the breathtakingly tranquil before the tourists. Both hardware and software in Hyatt Regence Hangzhou is excellent. It enjoys 390 elegant-designed and comfortable rooms and most of them provide wonderful sight of Hangzhou streetscape and beautiful West Lake. You can also have a memorable stay with the top ranking facilities including gym, SPA, swimming pool, teahouse and cuisine teaching-class and so on are. These excellent employees are willing to help you with patience and politeness.

InterContinental Hangzhou

InterContinental Hangzhou

Breakfast: Western & Chinese

Add: No.2 East Jiefang Road, Hangzhou 310016, China

Surrounding: Jinji Lake, Hangzhou Grand Theatre

Distance to Hangzhou Railway Station: 4.2 km; to Hangzhou Xiaoshan Airport: 34 km

InterContinental Hangzhou is located in the CBD of Hangzhou, where you could appreciate the magnificent views of Qianjiang River. Whilst ideal for exploring famous local sites, the hotel is a destination in itself. It features with ingenious design and outstanding architecture, which make it another new landmark of Hangzhou. Stepping into the landscaped garden, you can savor the idyllic beauty. The hotel is equipped with an integrated complex including plenty of luxury president suites, CEO suites, astylar banquet hall, 5 restaurants with various styles and over 30 delicate meeting rooms plus a luxurious health club with indoor pool. The staff is able to speak fluent Mandarin, English, Dutch and German.

Grand Metropark Hangzhou

Grand Metropark Hangzhou

Breakfast: Western & Chinese

Add: No.2 Pinghai Road, Shangcheng District, Hangzhou, China

Surrounding: Hangzhou West Lake

Distance to Hangzhou Railway Station: 3.8 km; to Hangzhou Xiaoshan Airport: 25 km

Situated in the heart of Hangzhou Downtown, this 5-star Grand Metropark Hotel Hangzhou is just 5-minute walk from West Lake. The airport shuttle bus(Wulinmen Line) has a stop at Grand Metropark Hotel, so you can take one to hotel from Xiaoshan International Airport directly.

Grand Metropark Hotel Hangzhou has 380 guest rooms with various types offering free Internet service. In the spacious rooms, you could view the best scenery of Hangzhou City. Express check-in/out is provided on the Executive Floor. Besides, you have four dining options, authentic Chinese, Cantonese, Japanese & Western dishes and other local flavors.

Zhejiang International Hotel

Zhejiang International Hotel

Breakfast: Western & Chinese

Add: No.221 Tiyuchang Road, Hangzhou, China

Surrounding: Hangzhou West Lake, Beijing-Hangzhou Canal

Distance to Hangzhou Railway Station: 3.8 km

Zhejiang International Hotel has good location - situated in eastern Wulin Square, the prosperous downtown area of Hangzhou. It overlooks the ancient Beijing-Hangzhou Canal on north and West Lake scenery on south, appealing guests by unique city landscaper and peaceful resting place.

It has various types of rooms with elegant design and well-equipped facilities. You can have panoramic views of the stunning city in your room through the bright window. The service is great here, and the staff may offer you special dining experience in the rooftop.

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 >>

☛ 2 Days Essence of Hangzhou Tour

☛ 3 Days Classic Hangzhou Tour Plus Tea Plantation Exploration

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 >>

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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.

☛ 3 Days Hangzhou & Suzhou Beauty Tour by High Speed Train

☛ 5 Days Shanghai Hangzhou Suzhou Highlights Tour

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.

☛ 5 Days Yellow Mountain Tour from Hangzhou

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