Amethyst Hotel

No.78 Qingchun East Road, Jianggan District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, 310020, China | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $55.00
 

Travel Blogs from Hangzhou

Worked like a cow.

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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Well, a lot has happened since my last entry, and I can at least successfully say that I survived my first week at work. I can also say that I feel exhausted and overworked like an in demand cow.

My first day they had arranged for a driver to take me to a high school quite far away from the main office, and there I was to be teaching 3 classes of what I was told would be about 10-12 students. Upon arrival at that school, I was forced ...

China Good

A travel blog entry by cvasalech

... room. We went to the night market, but that was just a bunch of people like sardines among random tables of stuff, so we haven't gone back there. There is another market that is open during the day with a bunch of booths and things that we've been to a couple times that was pretty fun.
The weekend trips to Shanghai and Beijing were the best parts of the trip by far. Walking/hiking the Great Wall was an absolutely amazing experience.
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Moving in and preparing to work ... almost

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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I have now been in Hangzhou for 8 days. As each day passes I am learning new things and feeling more and more comfortable. I have almost gotten to the point where I can walk around the streets and ignore the stares.

I am in my apartment now, which is good, but it is also a little boring being there by myself. There is certainly not an English speaker anywhere to be found in this district. I have discovered that most of the foreigners are ...

Settling in

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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... her my letter of admission which required me to be registered on this day. She was lovely actually and got me to fill in a form and gave me her contact details. From what I can gather it is all rather laid back, she said to get my work timetable first and we will work my classes around it. All good.

Afterwards I walked (never a good idea in such extreme heat and humidity) to my company to say hi and find out my working details. It ...

Trains are trains and planes are planes

A travel blog entry by ataritouchme

... being built way out of towns, taking a train is not much better than taking a plane. We took the subway from the station to the main train station, which has plenty around it, and got a hotel room nearby. It was a waste of money, of time, and patience. And we're only here because we couldn't get a direct train to Beijing.

BLAH.
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Location

This 4 star hotel, located in the Jianggan District area of Hangzhou, is near West Lake (Xi Hu), Lingyin Temple, Yue Fei Mausoleum, and Hupao Spring.
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    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent