Situated close to the renowned West Lake, the Lakeview Hotel Hangzhou is a clean, comfortable base for your time in the city. The property's interiors are sleek and modern but with warm tones, which extends to its 364 guest rooms and suites. Most of the rooms have French doors, offering wide views over the lake.
Staying here, you have a choice of restaurants that serve Chinese, Japanese and Western dishes and offer lake views. There's also a teahouse, which gives you an opportunity to enjoy locally-grown Longjing (Dragon Well) tea, while the lobby bar is a good place to unwind after a day’s sightseeing. You can also make use of the gym, swimming pool and sauna, and there's a free children’s club.
We feel that this is a good choice for Hangzhou due to its convenient location and friendly service. Guest rooms are comfortable and you can enjoy a generous breakfast each morning, though note that dishes are mostly Chinese.
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The 364 en suite guest rooms and more spacious suites offer views of either the garden or the West Lake, and a choice of twin or double beds. Simple but welcoming in style, they're air conditioned and many come with a French balcony. Within your room, you'll find a TV, minibar, tea- and coffee-making facilities, a safe and complimentary Wi-Fi. Room service is available 24 hours a day.
The hotel enjoys one of the best locations in the city. Situated just a five-minute walk to West Lake, the property is also within walking distance of Wushan night market and Broken Bridge, Longxiang Qiao and Fengqi Road metro stations. Meanwhile, Hangzhou railway station is a short drive away.
Food and drink
There are five restaurants to choose from, serving authentic Chinese dishes, Japanese cuisine and Western fare. Before or after dinner, you can sit back with a cocktail or a glass of wine in the lobby bar. For a more cultural experience, head to the teahouse, which boasts a selection of fragrant Chinese teas including Longjing tea, which is produced in the mountain plantations surrounding the city.
All guest rooms and suites can accommodate up to three guests (up to two children), with the exception of classic twin rooms which only sleep two guests (up to one child). Families also have access to the complimentary children’s club.
Facilities and activities
During your stay here, you can make use of the swimming pool, sauna, gym and shopping arcade. You can also rent a bicycle to explore the city.
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Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favorite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can’t be bettered.