Hangzhou at West Lake


    October 2010

    Michael Branham
Physical Features

Total Number of Rooms: 81

  • Guest Rooms: 73
  • Suites: 1
  • Villas: 4
  • 3-Bedroom Villas: 3

Number of Stories: 2

Design Aesthetic:

  • Nine private acres of landscaped bamboo forest, lily ponds and gardens with pathways and secluded glades
  • Traditional "Jiang Nan" architecture featuring a series of pagoda-style pavilions overlooking a meandering lagoon

Architect: Bilkey Llinas Design

Interior Designer(s):

  • Bilkey Llinas Design (overall design)
  • Bensley Design Studios (landscaped gardens and The Spa)
  • SPIN Design Studio (Jin Sha Restaurant)
  • Concept Saphyr (The Spa)

History: On the site of, and inspired by, historic Jin Sha Gang cultural village


  • Secluded on the shores of historic West Lake
  • Minutes from business and shopping centre

Interior Designer:

  • Bensley Design Studios
  • Concept Saphyr

Design Aesthetic:

  • Inspired by the five elements of wood, fire, earth, water and metal
  • Celebrating the five senses with use of natural materials and water features throughout

Number of Treatment Rooms: 9

Signature Treatment: Dragon Well Tea and Jade Spring Ritual (2 hours, 30 minutes)

Special Facilities:

  • Double-bed spa suites include private steam showers or baths
  • Finnish sauna, herbal steam baths, specialised experience showers, ice fountains

Executive Chef: Wang Yong

Restaurant: Jin Sha

  • Chinese Kitchen Chef: Wang Yong
  • Cuisine: Chinese, featuring healthy versions of traditional Shanghainese, Cantonese and local dishes using fresh ingredients
  • Local Ingredients: Free range chicken Farm raised pork Lake shrimp and crab Lake and river fish Bamboo shoots Longjing tea
  • Indoor Seating: 80
  • Outdoor Seating: 38
  • Designer: SPIN Design Studio

Restaurant: WLB

  • Cuisine: All-day Italian style
  • Indoor Seating: 46
  • Outdoor Seating: 41
  • Designer: Bilkey Llinas Design

Lounge: Lobby Lounge

  • Cuisine: Cocktails and light fare, afternoon tea
  • Indoor Seating: 34
  • Outdoor Seating: 43
  • Designer: Bilkey Llinas Design

Lounge: The Bar

  • Indoor Seating: 40
  • Designer: Bilkey Llinas Design


  • Number of Pools: 1

Fitness Facilities:

  • Size: 63 sq m / 678 sq ft
  • Sample Fitness Activities:
    • Tai Chi
    • Yoga and meditation
    • Personal trainer
For Younger Guests

Kids for All Seasons dedicated facility with supervised programs

Game Room with PS5 and Switch; children age 0-16 receive welcome surprise at Reception upon arrival  

Meeting Rooms

Total Size: 515 sq m / 5,544 sq ft

Largest Ballroom: 320 sq m / 3,444 sq ft

Banquet Capacity: 220

Garden Capacity: 60

Breakout Spaces: 5

Unique Meeting and Event Facilities: Reception lawn among landscaped gardens

Special Features

Surrounded by extensive landscaped gardens featuring bamboo forest, a meandering lagoon, pathways and secluded glades

Lucy Zhang
Director of Public Relations and Communications
5 Lingyin Road
Hangzhou, 310013