Also unforgettable was our experience driving through Beijing in an old fashioned motorcycle side car followed by lunch with a local family in their traditional hutong house.
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Four Seasons Hangzhou

Why We Love This Hotel :

Location: The Four Seasons Hangzhou is situated overlooking the beautiful West Lake, with its lush and picturesque trees lining the river banks and the occasional lotus flower floating by, this place lends a feeling of peaceful serenity within this stunning landscape.

History: Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang Province in Eastern China, holds a long and admirable history, stretching back over 7,000 years, when was rice first starting to be cultivated in the region.

Service: The Four Seasons Hangzhou is known for going out of its way to pamper its guests, offering them a wide range of services that can be tailored to each person’s specific needs.

With a choice of two beautifully-designed swimming pools and state-of-the-art fitness facilities, as well as a kids club to keep the little ones occupied while Mom and Dad enjoy a romantic afternoon escapade, the Four Seasons Hangzhou provides guests with plenty of activities to keep them as active as they’d like to be.

Business Services

Business travelers can make good use of the hotel's 24-hour Business Center, featuring everything they need to complete their executive tasks while traveling, from audio-visual equipment, to computers, to meeting and function spaces, and more.. A multilingual concierge is available for business-related assistance.

Fitness Facilities

Fitness enthusiasts will appreciate the fully-equipped fitness center available on site, featuring not only cardio equipment, but strength training machines as well, and charming views of the hotel's gardens. A sauna and steam room are also available. Those who require one-on-one attention can seek personalized training from one of the hotel's certified personal trainers.


Choose from not just one, but two pools at the Four Seasons Hangzhou, with an indoor pool available for swimming year-round, surrounded by plush loungers. The outdoor pool is more seasonal, and is spectacular in the warm months, surrounded by a beautifully-landscaped garden, with stunning views of West Lake.


Guests of the Four Seasons will find the spa to be a can't-miss feature, with its long list of traditional and Asian therapies that have been expertly designed to incorporate modern techniques into centuries-old healing traditions. The spa has been designed to mimic the imperial style palaces of China's past, giving it a grand, royal feel.

Guests can enjoy haute cuisine as the tranquil night rolls in over the West Lake invoking a sense of calm and tranquility throughout the Four Season Hangzhou. With a selection of 11 individual private dining rooms, plus two restaurants and a bar, guests are spoiled for choice at this delectable resort.

Jin Sha

Guests can experience fine pan-Chinese dining at this elegant restaurant, featuring Shanghainese, Cantonese and classical local cuisine. Those who wish to enjoy an intimate dining experience will enjoy the restaurant's selection of 11 stand-alone private dining rooms, beautifully-surrounded by a meticulously-manicured garden lagoon, each seating up to 14 guests.

The Bar

The Bar at the Four Seasons Hangzhou is the perfect spot to meet a friend or colleague for an afternoon aperitif or delectable cocktail. The drink menu presents a list of premium liqueurs and champagnes.


This relaxed, all-day dining venue serves up Asian and Western cuisine, featuring bright interiors and an outdoor terrace that overlooks the resort's beautifully-appointed swimming pool.



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