Banyan Tree Hangzhou comprises of 72 water terraces and villas. The resort is within a 50-minute drive from Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport, and 15-minute drive from downtown Hangzhou and the famed West Lake.
The flourishing gateway city of Hangzhou is a natural choice for Banyan Tree, owing to its reputation as one of the ten most scenic cities in China, as well as one of the most popular in-bound travel destinations for domestic travellers. The historic Xixi region in particular was noted for natural beauty in the writings of eminent Tang Dynasty poets, and was also the birthplace of the famed Dragon Boat Festival in 1465. Today, the Xixi National Wetland Park offers a unique retreat to city dwellers from within China as well as to international travellers, with its diverse offerings of ecology, culture and entertainment.
Designed by Architrave Design and Planning, the in-house architecture arm of Banyan Tree, Banyan Tree Hangzhou comprises 36 water terraces and 36 villas that are the most spacious to be found in Hangzhou. The resort is designed in Jiang Nan style, giving an authentic sense of place and priceless tranquillity. Starting from 120 square metres, each water terrace or villa reflects both the hallmarks of oriental design as well as contemporary amenities within a chic living space. The interiors are replete with dark wood floors, delicately carved furnishings and accented by splashes of vivid silk brocades, embroidered fabrics and detailed tapestries.
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