Hyatt Regency Hangzhou
Travel Blogs from Hangzhou
In the middle of our trip to Beijing, Mark was told he was needed in Hangzhou on Monday and Tuesday for meetings, so we quickly booked airline tickets and packed a carry-on for a one night stay. Hangzhou is a very popular tourism town to the southwest of Shanghai. There is a Chinese saying: "Be born in Suzhou, live in Hangzhou, eat in Guangzhou, …
We all woke up early Friday morning to board a 3 hour bus to Hangzhou...a city very few of you have probably heard of, but one that has a population of 10 million people. We arrived around noon and were immediately joined by our tour guide for the next two days....stone. Stone (yes thats his name) upon arriving on the bus gave us a brief bio of himself and his family; "stone from countryside, stone's father make vegetable, stone's mother make ...
... However, I completely disagree. The culture shock hit me right then and there in JFK airport, in the city that I’ve called home for 23 years. I noticed cultural differences right away. For example, in Amurrica we expect people to respect our personal space and if they don’t then its our right to give them an attitude. In Chinese culture, it’s completely okay for four people to stand over a sleeping white girl speaking loudly with a hand on the back ...
... finding pork in them! Which when this was pointed out the waiters just picked the meat out and bought the same dishes back out which didnt go down too well) Other than this it was really nice! After lunch we were back out to the middle of nowhere in Moganshan. We dropped our bags into the hostel and went straight out for an hour walk to a lagoon through the bamboo forests to watch the sunset! It was amazing! Perfect relaxing end to the ...
... dumpling eating skills too and there is no spilled hot pork juices this time!
Great day (and perfect timing after yesterday's mishaps!). We have also finished leg 1 of our train journeys with the bullet train which is satisfying. Although later James finds the highest speed train reaching 480km/h connects a nearby metro station to the Pudong airport.....it's planned for Friday to get us to our flight to Hong Kong.......always a silver lining ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
We were very pleased with the service at this hotel. We stayed only one night, but it's views made an impression on us. We would definitely choose to stay here again.
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