Fodor's Expert Review Shangri-La Hotel Hangzhou

78 Beishan Lu, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Sheng, 310007, China Fodor's Choice

On the site of an ancient temple, amid 40 acres of camphor and bamboo trees that merge seamlessly into the gardens and walkways of surrounding West Lake, this historic landmark hotel has two wings of rooms with high ceilings and heavy damask fabrics.

PROS

  • picturesque location
  • fun quirks such as talking birds in lobbies
  • free strong Wi-Fi

CONS

  • starting to show its age
  • English language skills of staff not always great
  • rooms have a formal feel

QUICK FACTS

Hotel
Sophisticated
Central
Grande Dame
$

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 0571-8797–7951

HOTEL DETAILS

380 rooms

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