Landison Plaza Hotel
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Last day in Hangzhou with a trip to Westlake . There are 36 Westlakes throughout China but the one in Hangzhou is the inspiration for all of them.The name originated in the Tang Dynasty because of its location in relation to Qiantang County. The lake is said to be named after Xi Shi a famous ancient beauty . Westlake was originally a lagoon and was …
Arrived by plane and were collected and taken to the hotel. We don't check in till around 1730 and we have free time tonight.
We get our guide to write down where we want to go tonight and decide to take a taxi. Another new experience.
Taxi's are very cheap here. about 15 to 20 minute cab ride 11 yuan (divide by 5 to convert to …
In the middle of lesson planning for my ESOL class in London, during a wet grey day sometime in early 2006, a colleague mentioned she had worked in China. 'I would love to go to China'. I said quite innocently. She e mailed her contact in a factory in Hangzhou. 'Experienced colleague would like to come and teach in the summer'. Within a few weeks I …
... Evidement ce n'est pas possible en voyage. A la place je me suis faite réveiller à l'aube par un couple qui à mis des plombes à se préparer et quand je me suis finalement résolu à me lever (à 9h, ce qui n'est pas tard) j'ai du me heurter à la dure réalité du manque de chauffage dans la salle commune. Du coup je suis sorti pour me trouver à manger, puis j'ai marché jusqu'au lac où je me ...
On the way to Xiamen I stop for a day in Hangzhou in Zhejiang province. It's next to a beautiful lake and there's temples nestled in the mountains but it's very a touristy town. Haagen-Dazs and KFC have set up shop next to the expensive temples full of Chinese snapping photos. I hire a bike and ride around the lake. Whilst ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsLandison Plaza Hotel Hangzhou
A very nice hotel but it's downtown . Very close to some beautiful and name brand shops. But on a limited stopover like ours we would recommend you stay in Westlakes.
Great service and a very good hotel!
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