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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited in March for official trip . Very helpful staff although their English is weak ; Although a vegetarian I survived in China thanks to the hotel staff who took pains to prepare veg food Hotel is very big , clean and scenic Would love to visit again

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salestrip2017, sales coordinator at Tongli Lakeview Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your suggestion, we will try hard to improve our staff's English. Also very happy to know our restaurant did appropriate service for you, it's our pleasure. Wish you visit our hotel again in the near future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in the hotel for a night and this being with a jet lag so couldn't enjoy that much. Hotel was very clean staff helpfull. Air-conditioning was a bit noisy which is the reason for average score of my review. In a sunny day the view of the lake will be great and you can enjoy a walk around.

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salestrip2017, 客户关系经理 at Tongli Lakeview Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your suggestion, we are sorry that didn't give you comfortable rest after your jet lag, we promise we will attaches great importance to the air-conditioning problem. The building and facilities are more than 10 years and we already have plan to renovate the old rooms this year. Also thank you for appreciating our environment and...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

Great views from a great hotel, complete with a number of restaurants of different styles to ensure everyone can be happy. Rooms are spacious, and service was good given we were in the back blocks of China. Food was also good, making for a great relaxing experience in this historic part of town.

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Thank you very much for your stay and comments, looking forward to see you again!

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed July 21, 2016

Right on lake big resort ,takes a long time to walk to room has a bar fridge with 4 juices in it .The fridge was warm wouldn't cool. Rooms are big ,clean had a big spa bath with a rubber ducky and a shower .Rooms were very hot ,didn't cool down very uncomfortable .Beautiful on the lake you can walk...

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Somerset, Australia
Reviewed July 19, 2016

This hotel is most definitely a 5 star (by western standards), beautifully appointed rooms, immaculate grounds, first class restaurant, and wonderful facilities. My husband and I stayed here on a tour, unfortunately only one night, but oh my goodness....we were soooo pleased with the quality & standard. Our room was of exceptionally high standard with marble bathroom and quality fixtures,...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed June 28, 2016

First impressions were clean and spacious. Our room was a long walk from reception, breakfast and the pool. However enjoyed the pool and the change rooms were very roomy. As for the room it was very comfortable with beautiful views. Room service was very quick and the food good. Unfortunately the hotel isn't anywhere near any tourist spots so if...

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Reviewed June 16, 2016

Well-placed in the Lake, the hotel offers easy access to the Suzhou city's. Tongli LakeView Hotel offers impeccable service and all the essential amenities to invigorate travelers. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security, daily housekeeping, wheelchair accessible, 24-hour front desk are just a few of the facilities that set Tongli LakeView Hotel apart from other hotels in the city....

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed June 7, 2016

This is a very big hotel. Takes you a long time to walk to the room. The hotel have few very good restaurant. We ate that the Japanese restaurant. Value for money. Very nice food. The room is big and clean. But can smell smoke from the smoking room. A very popular hotel. Takes quite long during check-in.

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Bondi, Australia
Reviewed June 6, 2016

We stayed one night as part of a tour. The hotel is not close to tourist spots but is a destination in its own right. It's next to a beautiful lake with lovely walking paths within the hotel property. There is a golf course next door and a large fitness centre with pool where amongst other things you can hire...

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Asia
Reviewed January 5, 2016

The hotel just locate besides Tongli lake (同里湖). great view from room as well as relaxing atmosphere when walking around resort during morning ! It was well equipped for business or other conference as well as retirement place ! I just simply love this place ! Quite and serene, give you totally inner peace of mind !

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tongli Lakeview Hotel was launched in 2004, which proudly presents the Jiangnan Chinese Garden spirit in its 100,000 square meters venue. The main structure of the hotel is putting a few crucial concepts: The shape of jade and the structure of Hakka earth building complex. The colors of the architecture are mixed with Suzghou garden culture and Shanghai Mansion. Hotel presents a collection of rare Chinese stone, antique and precious cultural heritage. Hotel is not only equipped with state-of-the-art facilities but also offers guests a tranquil Chinese cultural elegant atmosphere. The hotel has been rated as a "Golden leaf green travel hotel" by Chinese National Tourism Administration. Which means it holds a belief of sustainability, green production, green consumption and green service. Many "Golden leaf" hotels in China have already used these green concepts. However, Tongli Lakeview Hotel has done much more than that. As strolling in the yard, you will also see old trees saved by gardeners, old parts of Suzhou house, and ancient paving stone with hundreds of years history. These precious heritages from different dynasties and varied places have found their new lives here and will live with our descendants for more centuries. Architecture Design The main structure of the hotel is designed by Architecture World from Taiwan. Using a few crucial concepts: The shape of jade and the structure of Hakka earth building complex. The colors of the architecture mixed the Jiangnan garden culture with Shanghai Mansion. Shape - Jade Tongli's history can be dated back to 6000 years ago. During mid 1970s, there was the "Song-ze Culture", which was famous for its jade-ware. Tongli has been an abundant and rich society since then. Hotel is using the shape of jade jue (half-circle shaped are jade artefacts) as the design concept of the hotel. It offers you to indulge into the vibe of traveling back to the ancient time. Structure - Hakka earth building complex The structure design of the hotel is originally derived from Hakka earth building complex, using core concepts of: The central axis, yard design and aisle design, and putting all the concepts together to create a beautiful and modern building. Hotel's first project was putting the main building of the rooms, using the circle structure - inner circle as public area, outer circle as accommodation. The public area includes the lobby, restaurants, well-being centre, boutiques, gallery, meeting rooms, etc. The second project is using the squared earth building complex. Hakka earth building complex of Fujian province has already became world cultural heritage, it is one of the most characteristic housing styles of China and of the world. Nowadays, we know very little about this authentic way of living, the hotel is bringing this concept to its design to provide guests this authentic living style experience. Color - White wall, Gray tile and Coral brick As you traveling in Jiangnan, you will always be drawn into the elegant combination of the white wall/gray tile architectures. Buildings in Jiangnan has always using this minimalism spirit to create harmony with the nature, which resonate the concept of Chinese garden planning philosophy. The outlook of Tongli Lakeview Hotel is using these two minimalism colors but also using a special-made kiln burned bricks to create a similar looking of ancient Shanghai mansions. This combination brings a visual freshness to guests staying at the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tongli Lakeview Hotel

Address: No.8 Chongben Road ,Tongli Town, Wujiang District, Suzhou 215217, China
Location: China > Jiangsu > Suzhou
Price Range: $95 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Tongli Lakeview Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 491
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#8 Spa Hotel in Suzhou
#17 Business Hotel in Suzhou
#21 Luxury Hotel in Suzhou
#35 Best Value Hotel in Suzhou
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“One overlooking the lake”
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“quite and large room”
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“Room with lake view is great !”
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 of 5 bubbles YanSeongL, Jan 5, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a lake view room.”
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“Choose the lake side rooms for a wonderful view.”
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