Are you looking to book a stay in the historic garden city of Suzhou, China? Here, we have the top eight hotels that are guaranteed to make your stay an enjoyable, authentic experience. These hotels are rated high for both visitor experience, quality, and affordability, so you won’t have to go breaking your bank account to get the most out of your stay. Book your stay in beautiful Suzhou, China, today!
Crowne Plaza Suzhou boasts a dramatic “cruise ship” design and strikes an immediate and memorable impression as it juts out into Jinji Lake. To complement its exterior, the interior is dominated by a cozy maritime theme and offers inspirational views of the lake as well as nautical artwork in its luxurious guest rooms. The Crowne Plaza Suzhou is the only hotel in Suzhou that offers an outdoor freeform pool, an amenity that guests love to take advantage of, in the summertime. Guests are also free to enjoy a number of vivid views of the lake while taking afternoon tea or an evening BBQ on one of the spectacular outdoor terraces.
Crowne Plaza Suzhou is situated only 25 minutes away from Shanghai and a mere 10-minute drive from the city center, making any and all sights and destinations extremely accessible. Not only is it conveniently located and luxuriously accommodating, but the Crowne Plaza Suzhou is also highly rated for its great value, in the city.
Visitors looking for the highest quality hotel experience will want to stay at the InterContinental Suzhou, as it is the most prestigious luxury hotel in the city. Located on the coveted shores of beautiful Jinji Lake, the InterContinental is within easy walking distance of all of the cities grandest shopping and entertainment destinations, including Shin Kong Place, Moon Harbour, the first Eslite Spectrum ever built in mainland China, Times Square and much more.
The InterContinental boasts 27-stories of luxury accommodation, inside its iconic crescent-shaped structure and features 427 contemporary guest rooms, a luxury spa, an indoor infinity pool and five unique restaurants and lounge areas - all offering magnificent panoramic views of Jinji Lake as well as the ever-growing Suzhou skyline. If you are planning on holding or attending a MICE event, the InterContinental Suzhou offers facilities for extensive meetings, events and conferences.
Not only is the InterContinental Suzhou the most luxurious place to stay in Suzhou, but it is another hotel rated highly for the best value, in the city.
Novotel Suzhou Sip is a bastion of tranquility, located in the heart of the lake district of Wu Zhong. The hotel has focused on the “three flowers” of Suzhou’s cultural history–pingtan, kun and Suzhou opera, so you can enjoy and experience the history of this great city, the way it was meant to be experienced. The traditionally styled hotel has 307 newly built, spacious and stylish guest rooms and suites equipped with all the modern amenities you’ll need.
Novotel Suzhou Sip is conveniently located 8 km (5 miles) from Guanqian St., 11 km (6.8 miles) from the Lingering Garden, and 33 km )20.5 miles) from Sunan Shoufang International Airport.
Pullman Suzhou Zhonghui is one of the newest hotels in Suzhou. Take your pick from the four restaurants on site which offer Japanese, Chinese, and international cuisine. There’s also an on-site bar if you want to kick back and relax with a few drinks. Alternatively, you can head to the swimming pool and relax by taking a refreshing dip in the water. Aside from the restaurants, this five-star hotel also offers a 24-hour front desk, room service, and currency exchange. The buffet breakfast offers both Asian and Western food items.
Hilton Suzhou is a new hotel within Suzhou Industrial Park. It features three restaurants, a lobby lounge, and a sports bar. Unlike other hotels with fitness centers only open at certain hours, Hilton Suzhou makes sure that its gym is available 24/7. The establishment also comes with its own swimming pool, spa, and recreation court. When it comes to rooms, guests can expect air-conditioning, a cable TV, a fridge, and a desk. This hotel is within easy driving distance from Jinji Lake, Lingering Garden, Tiger Hill, and Hanshan Temple.
W Suzhou is one of the top hotels in the city, and with good reason. This establishment has everything that you can expect from a luxury hotel: gorgeous interiors, comfortable rooms, and amenities such as a games room and a wellness center. Aside from the Chinese restaurant, it also has a Spanish restaurant that serves cocktails. In terms of rooms and suites, each feature expansive floor-to-ceiling windows with stunning views of the lake and city. When not indoors, guests can visit the nearby Suzhou Ferris Wheel and Master of the Nets Garden.
Suzhou Marriott Hotel is located right in the downtown area, allowing you to stay close to shops and public transport. It’s also just a stone’s throw away from Lingering Garden and Hanshan Temple. You won’t get so hungry here as the hotel has its own restaurants, cafe, and lounge area. Try to get a room on one of the upper floors to enjoy panoramic views of the city. If you want to work out, head to the fitness center or the swimming pool. If you want to drive around the city, coordinate with the front desk for car rental services.
Courtyard by Marriott Suzhou has a cafe that transforms from serving desserts and coffee in the morning to offering cocktails and hard drinks at night. If you want something a little more filling, you can head to one of the restaurants there. It also has a fitness center and an indoor pool. Do be aware, however, that you need a swimming cap in order to use the pool. The hotel is within walking distance from the train station, providing you with an easy option to see the city’s sights. Alternatively, you can borrow bikes from the hotel if you want to explore these attractions at your own pace.
Renaissance Suzhou Hotel is a stone’s throw away from the train station, allowing you to get to the museums, temples, and gardens of Suzhou easily. It’s also only a few steps from shops, making this a fantastic option for shopaholics determined to find unique items on their trip here. The hotel has in-house restaurants which serve Chinese and Mediterranean cuisine. If, however, you want to try food from other establishments, there are some restaurants within the hotel’s vicinity.
Located only a short distance away from the 150-year-old Guan Qian Street, Hotel Soul offers a beautiful Suzhou-style rooftop garden for all of its guests to enjoy and explore. It offers all of the modern conveniences that one might desire, while also staying true to its roots as the first contemporary boutique hotel in Suzhou. Inside its walls, you will find an exquisite juxtaposition of both modern and ancient Chinese elements of design. The 220 room hotel boasts an authentic menu of culinary delights at its continental restaurant and a lively retro/industrially themed bar that’s a great place for travelers to convene or prepare for a night out.
Hotel Soul is also located conveniently close to all major airports and is within easy walking distance of the railway station and subway. Its incredible location is just one of the many reasons why this property is one of the top-rated locations in Suzhou. Aside from its convenient location and authentic, contemporary design, Hotel Soul is highly rated as the best value in Suzhou, as guests get more for their money here than at other properties within the city. Book your stay today!
The luxurious Garden Hotel Suzhou is a fantastic 5-star hotel located just 1 km (.6 miles) from Guanquin St. Once the private garden of Mr. Jieshi Jiang (the leader of the Republic of China from 1928-1975), this establishment was once the residence for state guests of the Suzhou government and has housed countless national leaders. Garden Hotel Suzhou features a 48,000 square meter (516,668 square foot) garden, an indoor pool, restaurant and fitness center, as well as free parking and in-room Wi-Fi.
Rooms include air-conditioning, soundproofing and spacious and modern interiors. Each room comes fully equipped with a mini-fridge, ironing equipment, a flat-screen T.V. and refrigerator. Inside the private bathroom, guests will find all of the modern amenities that you will want in your stay at this luxury hotel, such as hairdryer, cozy slippers, and fully stocked showering facilities. The grounds around the hotel feature a tennis court for guests to enjoy, in their free time.
Pan Pacific Suzhou is a magnificent addition to the already historic and beautiful garden city of Suzhou. Boasting 5-star luxury accommodation, guests will be able to experience the traditional style of Suzhou, while being pampered by all the modern conveniences that you know and love. Pan Pacific Suzhou offers a variety of different perks, such as traditional Chinese gardens and a luxurious day spa, so that you can truly get the most out of your stay.
The hotel is located only one hour away from Shanghai and is close to Hanshan Temple and Lake Taihu.
This hotel is located at Suzhou Industrial Park and puts you within easy driving distance from the city’s tourist attractions. Besides a swimming pool, the hotel also has a wellness center where you can get a massage. In terms of guestrooms, each comes with air-conditioning, a flat-screen TV, an in-room safe, and a minibar. To keep you fresh after a long day, the private bathroom comes complete with a walk-in shower. You don’t need to worry about getting late for your flight as the airport is only a short drive away.
Located inside the famous Suzhou Industrial Park, LoGin Jinjihu Suzhou sits right on the shore of Jinji Lake. Aside from its elegant and tranquil views of the lake, this hotel also offers a restaurant and contemporary, stylish apartment rooms with a well-equipped kitchen, all the standard amenities and free internet.
LoGin Jinjihu Suzhou is also conveniently located in Suzhou and is only a 3-minute walk from Xinghujie Metro Station and a 5-minute drive from Harmony Times Square and the International Expo Centre. Furthermore, the hotel is only a 26-minute drive from Suzhou North Railway Station and a 32-minute drive to Suzhou Railway Station.
Located in the middle of the Suzhou garden scenic area, this 4-star hotel is just a short drive away from the train station, inner city bus station and the highway exit. Fabulous attractions such as Han Shan Temple, the Lingering Garden and Shan Tan Ancient Street are all in the immediate area and are only a couple minutes’ walk away. The Garden Hotel boasts magnificent traditional architecture and design, unique to Suzhou, while simultaneously offering state-of-the-art, modern facilities and personalized services.
The hotel is one of the best modern representations of what the city of Suzhou is so famously known for–its gardens–and is a warm and inviting place for all guests, no matter where you’re from!
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Experience the magic of Suzhou!
The history and beauty of the city of Suzhou precedes itself - what better way to experience it than by staying at one of these equally incredible hotels! Whether you’re looking for a traditional experience or to bask in modern luxury, these great accommodations offer you everything you need in a hotel and more. Book your room today and discover the amazing city of Suzhou!
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