The Sofitel Hangzhou Westlake Hotel (Hangzhou Suofeite Xihu Dajiudian)is located on the corner of Westlake Avenue and Nanshan Road, only a stone's throw away from the famous lake. The hotel is surrounded by restaurants, shops and bars.
The hotel is designed to seamlessly incorporate a French romantic aesthetic with themes evoking picturesque West Lake to quite attractive effect. Guests will find the atmosphere in the Sofitel's 200 rooms to be elegant and especially conducive to comfort with extra-thick feather mattresses and state-of-the-art "rain showerheads" within their spacious bathrooms.
For fans of top-tier local and Cantonese food, the Yongjinge Chinese Restaurant serves an excellent set menu. Particularly noteworthy is the "Monk Jumps Over the Wall" soup, a chef-recommended specialty.
The all-day dining Western restaurant, Kwee-Zeen, is located on the 1st floor and offers an international buffet concept combining local culture with such French staples as wine, cheese, pastries and breads.
The outdoor terrace on 6th floor is perfect for parties, barbecues and receptions beneath the stars. The Sofitel Hangzhou Westlake also features an indoor swimming pool, the Bali SPA for total pampering, a modern fitness center, a beauty salon, a exquisite LE Bar and relaxing terraces overlooking the renowned beauty of West Lake.
For those mixing some business with their pleasure, this Hangzhou hotel also houses six function rooms equipped with the latest technologies complemented by a staff of professionals.