Garden HotelSuzhou occupies an historic walled garden compound covering 48,000 square metres of traditional Suzhou gardens. The luxury hotel offers 235 rooms, including presidential suites, deluxe suites, standard suites and standard rooms, housed in elegantly styled heritage villas and contemporary wings. A range of restaurants and lounges offer the finest Chinese and western cuisines.
Garden HotelSuzhou was originally the residence of Jiang Jieshi. Jiang's second wife, Ms Yao Yecheng, and son, Jiang Weiguo, lived here in the early 1900s. Also in the compound was the villa of He Ya'nong, whose second daughter and son-in-law were the famous scientists He Zehui and Qian Sanqiang. In 1952,Garden Hotelbecame an official state guesthouse for Communist Party leaders, foreign dignitaries and privileged travelers.
Garden HotelSuzhou's guest list is distinguished indeed, including former Presidents and Prime Ministers Jimmy Carter, Margaret Thatcher, Kaifu Toshiki and Ong Teng Cheong, plus leaders from Belgium, Holland, Finland, Iceland, Columbia, Chili, New Zealand, Tanzania, Mali, Seychelles, Marshall Island, Cote d'Ivoire, Malaysia, Vietnam, Myanmar, India, Nepal and South Korea. Chinese state leaders to have been received here include Jiang Zemin, Li Peng, Zhu Rongji, Li Ruihuan, Li Lanqing,Hu Jintao, Zhu De, Liu Shaoqi, Zhou Enlai, Chen Yun, Chen Yi, Deng Xiaoping, Ye Jianying, Hu Yaobang, Wan Li, Yang Shangkun, Qiao Shi, Yao Yilin, Song Ping, Zhao Ziyang and Hua Guofeng.
Garden HotelSuzhou, the refinement and elegance of a classical Suzhou garden is evident at every turn. Wander along meandering pathways and manicured lawns, past ancient trees, graceful bamboo groves, artistic rockeries, jade-green ponds and trickling waterfalls. Delight in the different seasons – from the winter plum blossoms to spring peach blossoms, and the lotus flowers of summer to the sweet-scented autumn osmanthus. Within this magical garden setting, the heritage villas feature classic Suzhou style architecture and elegantly designed guestrooms equipped with latest contemporary comforts. For a classic Suzhou experience, this tranquil retreat is truly a class apart.
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