Add:43 Yuhuangshan Rd
At the end of Yuhuangshan Road is a path extending to Yuhuang Hill. Nestled at the foot of the hill are dozens of nongjiale, or happy farmer's house, providing simple food and accommodation.
Mandolin is a hostel with country-style decor and also a garden restaurant making Hangzhou cuisine.
The garden is filled with plants and flowers and offers a great view. The restaurant is decked out with white sofas, white cupboards, white window frames, white lace curtains, plus many paintings and photographs.
The menu is characterized by creative Hangzhou cuisine, and recommendations include duck stewed in soy sauce and savory beef, which undergoes a dozen processes before cooking.
Fusion dishes include cheese and sesame balls and crispy yam rolls.
Rooms are around 300 yuan per night. All rooms are colorfully laid out with European decor and windows facing greenery.