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Hangzhou, China

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Excellent for traveling with friends. Easily accessible by car and good for sightseeing. Great pool. Awesome vibe.

Hidden in a picturesque valley, Amanfayun enjoys a serene setting surrounded by tea fields, natural forest, quaint villages and a pilgrimage circuit of five significant Buddhist temples. Established during the Tang Dynasty, the property is comprised of 47 dwellings that originally housed villagers who tended the nearby tea fields. This secluded retreat is only a 20-minute drive along bamboo and tree-lined avenues from the centre of the bustling city of Hangzhou. Once described by Marco Polo as "The city of heaven", Hangzhou is still today regarded as the most beautiful city in China due to its tranquil West Lake, countless pagodas, historic temples, botanical gardens and vast wetland areas.

Located in the centre of the property is the most commanding of all the original structures. Two stately courtyard houses have been carefully linked to become the resort’s main meeting area. Known as Fayun Place, it is only accessible to guests of Amanfayun. The lower level with its soaring ceilings and refined lattice work houses the property’s guest assistants, adept at introducing Hangzhou’s many attractions. Also on the lower floor is a lounging area where light traditional snacks and tea are served. The upper level features a Cigar Room and informal sitting and reading rooms.
Hotel Address:
  • Amanfayun
  • 22 Fayun Nong
  • Xihujiedao
  • Hangzhou, 310013
  • China

Location Summary
Surrounded by natural beauty and history in equal measure, Amanfayun is just a 20-minute drive from the centre of Hangzhou, and a 50-minute drive from Hangzhou Airport. The airport is serviced by both domestic and international flights, and there are direct domestic flights to most major cities in China. International flights operate daily between Hangzhou and Hong Kong, Tokyo, Macau, Taipei and Seoul. There are also regular flights from Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. Access from Shanghai is either by car (approximately three hours) or by fast train (one hour and 20 minutes).
Meeting Space
The Meeting Room is fully equipped with the latest audio visual equipment. A striking feature of the facility is the sweeping view of the forest surrounding the village. Taking full advantage of the view are two external terraces that can be used for refreshments during meeting breaks. The Meeting Room and terraces are also ideal for private cocktail parties.
Fine Dining On Site
The Restaurant is tucked away behind a grove of evergreens and offers picturesque views. This is the only outlet which serves Western cuisine. The menu features a number of classic international dishes, in essence offering guests comfort food.
Fitness Center
A fully-equipped gym and movement center.
High Speed Internet
Amanfayun has broadband internet access throughout its facilities and accommodations.
Spa Facility
Amanfayun’s Aman Spa consists of five separate buildings surrounded by bamboo groves, tea bushes and Magnolia trees. The Spa offers eight treatment rooms, a reflexology room, a movement studio, a room dedicated to tai chi, yoga and meditation, and a Finishing Salon.
Biking Touring
Around West Lake.
On West Lake.
The Boutique carries a handpicked selection of the finest antiques, artefacts, jewellery and crafts available in China. Handmade silk and bamboo parasols for which Hangzhou is renowned, as well as traditional Chinese paintings, books, silks, brocades, textiles and a selection of clothing are available for purchase.
Theatre Museums
Tea Museum.

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Meeting Space
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fitness Center
    - High Speed Internet
    - Spa Facility
Available Activities
  • - Biking Touring
    - Boating
    - Shopping
    - Theatre & Museums

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