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2016 Forbes Travel Guide Ratings: Four Seasons Hotel Hangzhou at West Lake Earns Five Stars, Reflecting the Highest Level of Service

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HAN_103_aspect16x9Forbes Travel Guide has unveiled its 58th annual Star Rating list, honouring Four Seasons Hotel Hangzhou at West Lake with the prestigious Five-Star Hotel Award The top award recognises hotels as defined by Forbes to be the finest establishments in the world, delivering exceptional guest experience beyond expectations. Only 155 hotels globally and 10 hotels in mainland China were awarded the top Five Star ranking in 2016.

“We are extremely honoured to be the first and only hotel in Hangzhou to have won Five-Star award, and we take great pride in it. The award is a tremendous recognition for our staff’s unwavering commitment in delivering outstanding service to every guest. Our service is detail-oriented and personalised, and comes from the heart,” says Alastair McAlpine, General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Hangzhou at West Lake. “The Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star designation is the gold standard in the hospitality industry. To be given this acknowledgement from Forbes encourages us to continue fulfilling our promises, and to keep raising the bar for outstanding services and products at Four Seasons Hotel Hangzhou at West Lake.”


Moreover, Jin Sha Chinese restaurant became the only award-winning restaurant in Hangzhou with the honour ofFour Stars. Presenting fine Cantonese, Shanghainese, and classical local cuisine, Jin Sha’s focus is on private dining, with 11 stand-alone private dining rooms surrounding a garden lagoon.

The Spa also won the Four Star Award and is one of only two spas awarded in Hangzhou. The royally-inspired Spa, with nine spa treatment rooms, provides the perfect setting for a spa journey. Experience the pampered world of the Emperor and his courtesans in this sleek 21st-century spa enclave, dedicated to relaxation and revitalisation.

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