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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2014 via mobile

The service and rooms were a lot better than I had expected. At least one of the reception staff had good English. The location is good for access to the West Lake, with a 20 minute walk through the road tunnel. One of the reasons I booked this hotel was due to the Spa facilities, however these are undergoing refurbishment,... More 

Thank MP-RTW
West Calder, United Kingdom
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228 reviews
127 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2013

We booked this hotel for one night on business. It was fine, nothing special and pretty cheap at less than £50 per night. The rooms were fine, clean and spacious, flat screen tv etc. But there's no wifi in the rooms, available at reception, but very hit and miss. Overall, it was fine for one night on business, but if... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 246 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2013

We arrived to the hotel with a taxi from the railways station. The check in was quick and efficient and we found the service very friendly (I asked and received a guide of Hangzhou and we asked a couple of time a taxi). The price of the taxi is very cheap and so a convenient way of travel without loosing... More 

Thank Rosario_it
Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 January 2013

We were pleasantly surprised by the clean and modern facilities when we opened the room door. Initially, we were abit worried when the cab driver from the train station said that the hotel wasn't good. We later concluded that it was because the hotel was located too close to the train station and the cab fare was only US$2 and... More 

Thank ChangMonica
Yiwu, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2011

A clean and beautiful hotel in the quaint streets of Hangzhou. The hotel is quite famous so quite a few taxi drivers know about it. The rooms are modern and clean. There is also an excellent in-house restaurant for tasty Chinese food. Internet speed is ok.

1 Thank RupZ
Basel, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2011

Stayed for 3 nights while on a round trip in China in the Sophia Hotel. Was the best hotel on this trip. Large, clean rooms, friendly staff (even if communication in English was not that easy, but this is normal in China). Good breakfast buffet, free internet in the room (unfortunately cable only) and WiFi in the Lobby. Very modern... More 

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Reviewed 23 February 2011

Nice and clean new hotel. Was told it was close to all the attractions of west lake. That's true if you have a car, but walking-wise it takes a while to get to west lake. Easier just to take a taxi which is pretty cheap. My room came with breakfast which was chinese buffet style and alright. The reception staff... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Sophia Hotel

Address: No.11-1 Shangcangqiao Road, Shangcheng District, Hangzhou 310002, China
Region: China > Zhejiang > Hangzhou
Price Range: $65 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sophia Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 155
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Hotel Style:
#38 Spa Hotel in Hangzhou
#129 Luxury Hotel in Hangzhou
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“All the same.”
 of 5 bubbles Dyet92, 3 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Please ask for top floor (level 7) non-smoking rooms”
 of 5 bubbles ChangMonica, 2 Jan 2013 | Read review
“There are rooms on the ground floor which are cheaper. If you are visitng Hangzhou just for a night and dont intend to spend long time in the hotel ask for ground floor rooms without breakfast,”
 of 5 bubbles RupZ, 13 Nov 2011 | Read review
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