Banyan Tree Anji, a hidden gem situated in Anji Lingfeng Tourist Area of Huzhou, Zhejiang Province, will open on 25 June 2018. Conveniently located within a lush bamboo forest overlooking a stunning lake, the resort is accessible to major neighbouring cities including Shanghai, Hangzhou and Nanjing, making it an ideal location for a nature escape from the urban hustle and bustle.
Combining traditional Chinese Aesthetics and contemporary design elements, Banyan Tree Anji is ready to welcome guests with its array of smart amenities, warm and thoughtful service, diverse outdoor experiences and activities.
Architecture Crafted by Innovative Design
Taking full advantage of its surrounding natural environment, Banyan Tree Anji pushes the boundaries of traditional hotel design. Its main building, made of glass, carefully incorporates traditional Chinese elements. The eight-storey main building provides guests an elevated and panoramic view of the mountain landscape.
To the south, green hills fade into the distance; to the north, a mirror-like lake reflects the surrounding greenery of the mountains. Banyan Tree Anji is a hidden gem in the mountains, offering guests a sanctuary of comfort and serenity in the embrace of nature.
Sense of Place
Incorporating Suzhou Garden elements and Huizhou architecture style in the overall design, the resort reinterpreted traditional aesthetics from a contemporary viewpoint. The inner court of the villas celebrates the essence of traditional Chinese courtyards with an open-concept layout emphasising natural light.
Indulge Your Senses at Distinctive Facilities
Banyan Tree Anji features 121 rooms and suites and 30 villas of eight room types, allowing guests to enjoy the breathtaking views of gardens, lakes and mountains from different angles. Some rooms face lush greenery and elegant gardens, some look out to the sparkling waters, while others feature a stunning green mountain view.
The resort offers an array of luxury amenities, including the award-winning Banyan Tree Spa, a flexible meeting space of 1,235-square-metres, a well-equipped fitness centre, an entertainment space, Rangers’ Club for kids, two restaurants, a lounge and a bar.
Featuring 10 therapy rooms, the Banyan Tree Spa is a sanctuary for the body and mind amid beautiful natural landscape. Here, guests can indulge in a signature treatment using Anji white tea, experience the innovative rainforest spa facility, relax by the indoor swimming pool or outdoor infinity pool. In addition, the resort also provides KTV and mahjong private rooms, allowing guests to engage in fun urban activities while enjoying the charm and beauty of nature.
The hotel houses mainland China’s first Saffron restaurant under the Banyan Tree brand specializing in Thai style fine dining and authentic Thai flavours. Other restaurants include the elegant signature Baiyun restaurant offering fine Chinese cuisine made with premium local ingredients; scenic rooftop bar Latitude – an ideal location to enjoy handcrafted cocktails and mesmerizing sunset and the Banyan Lounge a comfortable space for guests to relax and enjoy the pleasant scenery over a cup of tea.
Set against beautiful lush landscape, Banyan Tree Anji takes full advantage of its natural surroundings, creating a sanctuary for guests to stay and play throughout the year.
In Spring, guests can pick tea leaves and enjoy the aromas of Anji white tea in the Zen Tea valley; in summer, guests can explore via horseback through the wooded mountains; in autumn, marvel at the changing colours of trees and have a game of golf; while in winter, guests will experience a different kind of snowy holiday amid the green landscape of Southern China.
There is also plenty to be explored outside the resort. Guests can visit the Taohuayuan Town to unwind in nature, or tour the Anji Lingfeng Tourist Area to explore the essence of Anji’s landscape and attractions including Lingfeng Temple, Jiangnan Tianchi and Zhebei Grand Canyon.