Eastern China Hotels



Shangri-La Hotel Hangzhou (Hángzhōuxiānggélǐlāfàndiàn)


At a Glance


  • excellent location
  • staff speaks fluent English
  • free Wi-Fi


  • starting to show its age
  • crowded restaurants
  • winter fog can ruin views

Shangri-La Hotel Hangzhou (Hángzhōuxiānggélǐlāfàndiàn) Review

On the site of an ancient temple, the picturesque Shangri-La is an historic landmark. The hotel's 40 acres of camphor and bamboo trees merge seamlessly into the nearby gardens and walkways surrounding West Lake. Spread through two wings, the large rooms have a formal feel, with high ceilings and heavy damask fabrics. A first-floor garden bar is an elegant spot to relax with a drink, while the regal Shang Palace serves up top-notch Hangzhounese food. Added bonuses include a fully equipped gym, tennis courts, and a nearby golf course. Request a room overlooking the lake.

    Hotel Details

  • 344 rooms, 39 suites.
  • Rate includes no meals.
  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 05-28-2013

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