Shanghainese designer Fang Xiaowei rejuvenated a couple of big old villas in Siyanjing into a guesthouse with 58 different style rooms in 2008. Thereafter, it becomes a popular hangout for backpackers from home and abroad.
Every room of the guesthouse has a unique theme, from Japanese minimalism and Greek Mediterranean scenery to IKEA simple style and American pastoral view.
The guesthouse has a restaurant which proclaims to provide guests with freshest local organic food materials every day. The café situated in a wooden cabin can accommodate 40 people at the same time. It is shaped as a boat equipped with a small theater. Films would be screened on every Monday evening and bands would present wonderful performance on every weekend night.
Price: 288-998 yuan
Dining: free Hangzhou style breakfast
Special service: band performance and free movie
How to get there: take BUS 4/31/808/315/318/504/197/822 to Hangzhou Zoo, and then ascend along Gujing’er Road.