Suzhou Plaza Hotel Suzhou
Travelers also recommend:
- More recommendations
TripAdvisor Reviews Suzhou Plaza Hotel Suzhou
Travel Blogs from Suzhou
... might prefer a cruise along the Grand Canal. Wanting to rest our legs for a bit, we readily agreed! This proved to be an interesting trip - part of it was like travelling along the canals in Venice being very narrow and having a number of boats travelling along it. People living their lives in full view of anyone travelling past - washing hanging out, cooking, relaxing, etc. We finally finished with the Garden of the Master of the ...
... don't buy a green Chinese cap (with the red star) - it basically means your wife is having an affair! Doesn't stop them being sold to the tourists! It was an hour and a half drive then to our hotel in Suzhou. It was located down a narrow, crowded (aren't they all) street with lots of shops selling jade. It took a little while settling in - discovering breakfast wasn't to be supplied (a few phone calls should hopefully sort it out) - and then Greg and David ...
... international window for the world it is all pretty impressive. Old Suzhou really is old with amazing gardens and buildings. So, we are in The Lingering Garden and Mike needs the loo and I am to go ahead to the cafe. But, I can't find the cafe, get seriously lost until eventually I find an exit. I remember the instructions being if we get lost go back to the bus. Only problem is I have come out of ...
... to convey our concern to the front desk brought us a great deal of enjoyment.
We enjoyed our last dinner at the hotel in Kunshan (no dumplings though :( )
Our Chinese friends took us to a rock music club to celebrate our last night.
It was really empty when we got there at 7:30, but after about half an hour it was packed.
The band went on at 9:30 and the singer joked about never performing for this many foreigners.
... Of course, when I say a "traditional smaller town" in China, I'm still referring to a population of more than 10 million, which would make it the largest city in the United States.
There IS a charming old town section of Suzhou, though, and despite the fact Wushifu got a bit lost on the way there, we eventually found it. After checking into the hotel, we made our way down a pedestrian lane behind the hotel with a few nightclubs, including some hippie lounge meets ...