City Garden Hotel

No.505 Renmin Avenue, Linping Zhen, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, 311100, China | Hotel
Prices starting from $49.00
 

Travel Blogs from Hangzhou

Worked like a cow.

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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... city who could speak any English up to that point. I was pleasantly surprised to see that actually they were pretty good at English and sat there like soldiers listening and doing the work I had set for them. Then I asked for any questions and one extremely bright little girl stood up and explained to me in great detail about Chinese sub-cultures and the influence of American politics on these subculture... to say I was in shock is ...

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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... like bed sheets, a kettle and other bits and pieces. It was quite a saga shopping for things that have no English labels and conversations with the staff would often at times end up with them trying not to laugh at my obviously poorly spoken Chinese. They are very patient though. I managed to get most things, except finding a bed sheet was proving difficult, as was a bath towel. The supermarkets seemed to have hundreds of hand towels, but no ...

Settling in

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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... to see people playing them on their phones while walking, eating, or on the bus. Ian is a funny, funny man. Everything he does is so passionate. He can't speak English, but will enthusiastically try to explain things to me in Chinese, of which I understand very little, enthusiastically play computer games, or get something to eat or drink, I do my best to try not to laugh, but he is a good guy I can tell that much. The whole scenario ...

Arrival

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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... we went and had some bbq street food with one of his colleagues who doesn't speak any English. It was nice actually, and gave me a chance to use the limited Chinese I have. I think we became friends and he said he would invite me to some gatherings with his friends next time. Ha! Now communication barriers aside, I look forward to crossing that bridge when it comes. Also nice was the fact that we could go to a street restaurant at 1am and sit down and ...

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This hotel is located in the Yuhang District area of Hangzhou.
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    TripAdvisor Reviews City Garden Hotel Hangzhou

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent