SSAW Hotel (Yilian)

No.29 Xueyuan Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, 310012, China | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $56.00
 

Travel Blogs from Hangzhou

Hanging out in Hangzhou

A travel blog entry by jannettek

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We have been to China a number of times now, but this was our first visit to Hangzhou. This is the place where the Grand Canal starts, and one of the cities visited by Marco Polo all those years ago. We stayed in the touristy but beautiful West Lake area. Experience had taught us what to expect in a Chinese city, but in Hangzhou we had to reset …

Worked like a cow.

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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... work day now usually begins with getting up at 5.30am, catching the bus by 6.30 to be at my first school by 8.15 or 9 am depending on the location, I then teach until 8pm with hour or 2 hour breaks between classes while I travel to other campuses, and ends with me arriving home at 9 or 10 pm and then spending a couple of hours preparing the following day's lessons. I have to admit it is not as bad as it sounds, but I am exhausted. I do enjoy ...

China Good

A travel blog entry by cvasalech

I've been in China for almost three weeks now and it's been very interesting! Everything is completely foreign and difficult. Most of the restaurants have picture menus which really helps when trying to order food because then you can just point. However, you then have to guess what exactly is in each meal and what meat it is.
Crossing the street is a cross between Frogger and American Gladiators. There is no right of way between ...

Moving in and preparing to work ... almost

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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... sheets so I was like "what the hell, why not?" and just went with it. However 3 days later I can say it is like sleeping on a wooden table, and my room smells like hay.

I got given my work timetable for the next month which looks pretty good I will be taking 4 different classes, 1 Current Affairs class, 1 TOEFL class, 1 speaking class and 1 at a high school about culture. All up I will have 54 for the month so that should be a nice bit of ...

Settling in

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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... also a lovely guy with almost no English but they took me to inspect a place, only 1700 per month and quite nice, fully furnished with new furniture. The area looks poor but the landlord was friendly and I think seems quite fine having a Laowai (slang for foreigner) living there. I decided to take it, and will move in tomorrow. What a relief. I went and celebrated by treating Will and Lee to dinner, ji gong bao, a yummy, spicy ...

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This 3 star hotel, located in the Xihu District area of Hangzhou, is near Lingyin Temple, Gu Shan (Solitary Hill), Ping Hu Qiu Yue Park, and Yue Fei Mausoleum.
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    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent