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Crystal Orange Hotel (Juzi shuipin jiudian)
At a Glance
- excellent location near West Lake
- bicycle rental
- free Wi-Fi
- bad breakfast
- limited amenities
- public spaces allow smoking
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Crystal Orange Hotel (Juzi shuipin jiudian) Review
Travelers love this quirky boutique hotel so much that branches are popping up in other Chinese cities, but the Hangzhou location is a step up from the rest (hence the glittering name). The airy and artful lobby is decorated with Andy Warhol's pop art, and the glass elevator gives you bird's-eye view of it all. Rooms are clean and quiet, but be sure to request one facing outward for a better view. Each room has a pet goldfish to keep solo travelers company. Book ahead, since this place fills up weeks in advance.
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