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Zhenze Waterside House Hotel

Zhenze Waterside House Hotel


Hotel Highlights

  • On-site teahouse for experiencing traditional tea ceremonies
  • Personal butler on call
  • Cultural experiences including Qipao dress making

Zhenze Waterside House Hotel - Luxury Hotel in Suzhou

Art Deco glamour in a traditional setting in Zhenze, an ancient Chinese water town.

On the outskirts of bustling Shanghai, the Jiang Nan river runs through an altogether more peaceful setting. Follow it under stone bridges and along ancient canals lined with blossoming gardens and traditional timber framed houses. This is Zhenze, home to the magical Shuian Waterside House.

This boutique hotel immerses guests in the heritage of eastern China. While the exterior is the image of a Qing Dynasty rural residence, inside you’ll find a celebration of Old Shanghai style. Chinese art deco design flows throughout Zhenze Waterside House. You’ll find it in the ornate glasswork in the windows, and the smooth lines of the furniture in your room or suite. Handwoven silk quilts and artwork take you further back in time to this water town’s past in the silk-weaving trade.

For a closer look at local culture, ask the hotel to arrange a tour of Zhenze. Or your personal butler can set up a class where you’ll learn the art of Qipiao dress making. Spend the afternoon at the on-site teahouse, savouring Biluochun tea, a local speciality. Then take a seat in the garden restaurant for fine dining fare. Your meal may even be accompanied by a performance of Pingtan on request – an artform developed in nearby Suzhou.

  • 9 rooms
  • 2 restaurants
  • 2 floors

The rooms

Lehuo Suite

Sleeps: 3 People.

Lehuo-Boutique Suite (35-55sqm) located on 1st and 2nd floor with one king bed or two queens. Room features air conditioner, free WIFI, LED TV and full set of bathroom

amenities, each lakeview room was design in old Shanghai style.

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Leyou Suite

Sleeps: 4 People.

Leyou-Premium Suite (80-100sqm) located at 2nd floor, customer can choose two king bed-rooms or one king bed-room and one bedroom with 2 queens. You can walk through

your room to the back garden directly, and we are family welcome. All rooms feature free WIFI, air-conditioner, LED TV, bath tub and full set of bathroom amenities.

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Lexiang Suite

Sleeps: 6 People.

Lexiang-Deluxe Suite (124sqm) has two bedrooms, two living rooms and a private small garden, you can enjoy the pretty view with a cup of tea. This suite has a very good

privacy, which is suitable for family. The Enjoy type suite features free WIFI, air-conditioner, LED TV, bath tub and full set of bathroom amenities.

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Key Features

Air conditioning

Wireless internet connection

24-hour room service

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  • 24-hour room service
  • Accessible facilities
  • Air conditioning
  • Audio visual equipment
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Breakfast
  • Catering services
  • Children welcome
  • Concierge desk
  • Conference space
  • Family plan
  • Free high speed internet connection
  • Front desk
  • Full service housekeeping
  • High speed internet access for laptop in public areas
  • Hotspots
  • Housekeeping - daily
  • Jogging track
  • Meeting rooms
  • Newspaper
  • outdoor
  • Parking fee managed by hotel
  • Pets not allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Security
  • Wakeup service
  • Wireless internet connection

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • Bathrobe
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Bathtub
  • Bathtub/shower combination
  • Cable television
  • Coffee/Tea maker
  • Color television
  • Data port
  • Desk
  • Direct dial phone number
  • Free newspaper
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet access
  • King bed
  • Minibar
  • Queen bed
  • Remote control television
  • Satellite television
  • Slippers
  • Smoke detectors
  • Telephone
  • Wireless internet connection

Zhenze Waterside House helps guests feel completely at home with its relaxed, dining lounge. While out in the garden, two big, round tables are set for evenings of fine dining. At your request, dinner could be accompanied by traditional Pingtan, a form of singing poetry dating back hundreds of years.

Riverbank private home cuisine

Cuisine type: Local Cuisine

Meals served: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Riverbank private home cuisine is used for breakfast- lunch and dinner. We pick the best local fresh and healthy ingredients- our local aunt chef will cook the most authentic local cuisine for our guests. This is the unforgettable experience and a truly local Zhenze experience.

Garden Restaurant

Cuisine type: International

Meals served: Lunch, Dinner

Garden Restaurant is located in the middle of inner lake- and connects with the hotel garden via a long passage. This is a fine dining restaurant- cooked by our local chef with the best seasonal ingredients. You can also enjoy Pingtan -local drama- performing by an older gentleman during the meal. The guest must make a reservation in advance and confirm the menu with the chef. Entertainment is also on request.

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