Discover priceless tranquility in Banyan Tree Hangzhou. Let the splendour of nature and centuries old cultural legacy enthrall you. Enveloped in lush greeneries and calm waters, Banyan Tree Hangzhou sits within China’s first wetland reserve, the Xixi National Wetland Park, home to an amazing wealth of thriving plant and animal life. Within Xixi National Wetland Park, a ‘living water park’ has been preserved by recovery of wetland areas and restoration of ecological systems, paving the way for the establishment of fish ponds and reedbeds, and reintroduction of 270 biological species such as persimmon, mulberry, bamboo, willow and camphor trees. Guests may visit various attractions within the reserve, including the Plum Villa, Autumn Snow Temple, Yanshui Fishing Villa, and Xixi Family House, which provide the historical and cultural stories of the Hangzhou region. From its tiled roofs and ivory walls, to the elaborate décor of each suite and villa, Banyan Tree Hangzhou is an exemplary depiction of traditional Chinese architecture and modern comforts, set within tranquil natural surroundings.
Hotel Address:Location Summary
- Banyan Tree Hangzhou
- 21 Zijingang Road
- Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province 310030
Known as ‘Heaven on Earth’ and one of China’s seven ancient capitals, history in Hangzhou dates back thousands of years depending on what you’re looking for. Flip back 7000 years and there is one of the first civilisations to cultivate rice; 5000 years and you find the last ancient jade carving civilisation in the Yangtze River Delta. About 2200 years ago, the city of Hangzhou is officially founded by Emperor Qin Shi Huang; while 1100 years into recent history sees it entering its golden age as the centre of the Southern Song Dynasty. Its first Western visitor – Marco Polo arriving during this zenith – describes it as ‘the most beautiful and magnificent in the world’. Poets, politicians, and philosophers came to visit; mesmerised, they stayed for the rest of their lives. In the words of famed Song Dynasty literary master and statesman Su Dongpo, Hangzhou is ‘always alluring’. Today, Hangzhou’s illustrious past still gleams in the reflection of its celebrated waters. The pearl that is West Lake, shrouded in legend, paints a different picture depending on where you are standing and when. Names like Lingering Snow on Broken Bridge and Lotus in the Wind in Crooked Courtyard evoke just some of the romantic stories engraved against the lake’s numerous scenic views. The classic world-renowned dramas of The Butterfly Lovers and Madam White Snake have their beautiful origins and tragic endings here, which is why Hangzhou is also China’s capital of love.
Directions to Hotel
The development is within a 50-minute drive from Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport. Banyan Tree Hangzhou is less than two hours’ drive from Shanghai and is located a mere 15 minutes away from downtown Hangzhou and the famed West Lake.
Banquets & Meetings
The Banquet Hall has a capacity for 100 guests and is suitable for special occasions such as cocktail parties, weddings and private dinners or events. A complete set of equipment is also available to cater to the needs of corporate meeting requirements, or any other such requests.
Fine Dining on Site
Waterlight Court is an all-day dining restaurant serving international favourites, local specialties and sumptuous buffet spreads. Every dish is carefully planned with the use of only the best, natural ingredients to ensure an entirely nourishing experience.There are two private dining rooms available for more intimate gatherings.
Banyan Tree Spa Hangzhou features 10 treatment rooms where the decor is inspired by the four seasons. Other health and beauty facilities are also available, and these include a swimming pool, beauty salon, Oriental Bath, a gymnasium, yoga studio and spa lounge.
- - Banquets & Meetings
- - Meeting Space
- - Fine Dining on Site
- - Fine Dining Nearby
- - Fitness Center
- - High Speed Internet
- - Spa Facility
- - Boating
- - Ecological Tourism
- - Shopping
- - Theatre & Museums
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