Location: Banyan Tree Hangzhou is located amidst China’s first wetland reserve, named Xixi National Wetland Park, and is home to a huge array of plant and animal wildlife.
History: The resort has been designed in the authentic Jiang Nan architectural style, mirroring the distinctive traditional buildings Southeast of the Changjiang River.
Service: The concierge service here goes above and beyond, with staff who are knowledgeable about the surrounding areas, supplying guests with professional insight into the region.
Located within China’s first and only wetland preserve, the Xixi National Wetland Park, Banyan Tree Hangzhou is just 15 minutes from downtown and the famous West Lake. The resort’s 72 suites and villas are decorated in the traditional Jiangnan style, with dark wood, delicate carved furnishings, and hand-painted silk brocades and embroidered tapestries. All of the suites and villas in the hotel are themed according to the four seasons, with color schemes to match, and include heated floors and wi-fi. For dining, choose between Waterlight Court, an all-day restaurant serving international favorites, or Bai Yun, a grand dining hall offering Cantonese dim sum and delicate, flavorful Hangzhou cuisine. Guests can also relax at Bai Yun’s tea lounge, where they can opt to taste and learn about the famed Longjing green tea picked from the hills of Hanghou; another option is Jiu Xian, a sumptuous bar decorated in reds and blacks. Wellness facilities include a swimming pool, beauty salon, Oriental bath, gymnasium, yoga studio, and 10 indoor spa pavilions that feature Banyan Tree’s signature spa treatments. For business needs, the hotel offers well-equipped, divisible conference rooms and a function and meeting hall. The hotel is a 50-minute drive from Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport.
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Set amongst beautiful wetlands, marine wildlife and plants, all villas feature chic, modern contemporary styles, with seasonal-themed rooms.
The Premium Water Terrace Suites can be found in the hotel’s tranquil annex. They feature cozy and elegant interiors, with an indoor hot tub in the bedroom, as well as a private spa treatment room, separate living room, outdoor balcony, and modern touches and amenities.
The Water Terrace suites can be found in the hotel’s tranquil annex. They feature cozy and elegant interiors, with a charming fireplace and modern touches and amenities.
The Water Terrace Twins suites can be found in the hotel’s tranquil annex. They feature cozy and elegant interiors, with twin beds, a charming fireplace and modern touches and amenities.
With a host of different activities and facilities to keep guests occupied, the Banyan Tree Hangzhou’s guests are unlikely to find the hotel lacking in any way.
Guests who require meeting facilities can make good use of the hotel’s boardroom, located in the library. This room can hold up to 14 people.
The Banyan Tree Hangzhou’s fitness center offers guests a variety of exercise classes, from yoga, to pilates, to aerobics, and step lessons. An indoor pool is also available, as well as a steam and sauna room for guests’ use.
Guests with an inclination towards books will enjoy the vintage-style library, featuring classic novels and classical charm; an ideal place for creative types to seek and find inspiration.
The Banyan Tree’s spa has been modelled after a traditional Chinese wetland village, with bamboo groves providing a picturesque backdrop. The hotel provides its patrons with a list of award-winning therapies, by professionally-trained spa therapists.
Guests have three extravagant restaurants and bars to choose from at the Banyan Tree Hangzhou, from the international cuisine at Waterlight Court, to the authentic Chinese dishes at Bai Yun, and ending with the tasty cocktails at Jiu Xian.
Guests looking to experience China’s rich and authentic flavors will love the dishes served up in this grand dining hall, with traditional dim sum and other Chinese favorites.
This bar and lounge offers guests a fantastic meeting place, where they can socialize with friends over various tasty choices of cocktails and mocktails, as well as fine teas. Guests can enjoy breathtaking views of the wetlands in the distance, and the warmth of the cozy fireplace.
This restaurant serves up both international favorites and local specialties, using only the freshest natural, local ingredients. Guests can enjoy all-day dining here, and may choose from two private dining rooms should they require a more discreet venue.
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