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Amanfayun is a truly unique rural retreat on the outskirts of the historic city of Hangzhou. A peaceful and luxurious hideaway surrounded by tea fields, natural forest and quaint villages it is the ideal contrast to China's large cities.

Hangzhou, China
  • Set within a working monastery surrounded by parkland on the banks of a winding stream Amanfayun has a wonderfully calm and rejuvenating atmosphere

  • The property comprises the old monastery and ancient village houses surrounding it. Each room is totally unique with its own traditional architectural features, it’s a wonderfully authentic place to rest and relax after day exploring Hangzou

  • There are five fantastic dining options within the property making it ideal for those wanting to experience mix of traditional cuisine alongside western options that will please younger guests

  • There is a fantasttic outdoor pool surrounded by forrest, a little private hideaway form the rest of the property

Hidden in a picturesque valley, the historical Amanfayun was established during the Tang Dynasty and is comprised of 47 dwellings that originally housed villagers who tended the nearby tea fields. This secluded retreat is only a 20-minute drive along bamboo and tree-lined avenues from the centre of the bustling city of Hangzhou.

Amanfayun offers 19 rooms, 22 suites and 5 villas located within the property and due to the unique nature of the structures, no two rooms are identical. Choose from Village Rooms, Village Suites or Deluxe Suites, some of which are spread over two floors or have their own private double massage rooms. For those seeking maximum space, the capacious Village Villas offer just that and the 2-bedroom Amanfuyan Villa with its private courtyard, dining room and lounge is perfect for families.

The Aman Spa provides a tranquil retreat for relaxation and rejuvenation and the mix of restaurants offer a fantastic choice of cuisine from steamed dumplings to Western dishes for those missing the taste of home.

Once described by Marco Polo as “The City of Heaven”, Hangzhou is still today regarded as the most beautiful city in China due to its tranquil West Lake, countless pagodas, historic temples, botanical gardens and vast wetland areas and there is plenty for guests to see and do while based at this extraordinary hotel.

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Amanfayun lies within a pilgramage circuit of 7 Buddhist temples giving an idea of just how important a cultural and religious site this is.

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Hangzhou, China

Situated on 14 hectares to the west of West Lake, on the outskirts of Hangzhou. Just a 20-minute drive from the city centre, Amanfayun features the original village layout, with a 600-metre main thoroughfare, the Fayun Pathway.

Amanfayun is approximately a 50-minute drive north of Hangzhou Airport. The airport is serviced by both domestic and international flights. International flights operate daily between Hangzhou and Hong Kong, Macau, Taipei, Seoul and Singapore. Access from Shanghai is either by car (approximately three hours) or by fast train (45 minutes).

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