We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

Pod Inn (Hangzhou Xihu)

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Professional photos
Pod Inn (Hangzhou Xihu)
Add a photo
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers","shims"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","shims":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'shims'))"}},"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

668 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 11: English reviews
Jakarta, Indonesia
Level Contributor
46 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

I would recommend this hotel if you plan to explore West Lake due to its good location. There are some bus station nearby to bring you to all directions. Taxi drivers are familiar with this place as well. This place is also near Hangzhou Botanical Garden so it will give you nature feel. You will wake up each morning by... More 

Helpful?
Thank JedRevolutia
Ningbo, China
Level Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

The room is SO DAMN SMALL, but COMFY. Really like the blanket and pillow. I got the bunk beds and non-smoking room. The staff was really really NICE. They can speak a little bit English and that was very helpful. However, this place is isolated, whenever I wanna use Uber they find it hard to reach this hotel.

Helpful?
Thank Devina89
london
Level Contributor
39 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Easy and not far to walk to West Lake although at the quieter side of the lake. We had bunk beds, we swapped rooms because our window didn't lock only to later find someone else walk in our room as they had also been checked in there. When this was resolved room was fine. There isn't much room and the... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank blondie048
Versailles, France
Level Contributor
172 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Despite the fancy pictures on its website, Pod Inn actually offers extremely humid and small rooms with moisture all other the sailing and ... bed bugs ! And of course if the company of bed bugs were not enough, as a previous poster mentioned, you can rent the services of a prostitute (a small card is slipped under the door... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank lacordaire83
Brisbane, Australia
Level Contributor
112 reviews
62 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Budget accommodation, great location and good staff, but the rooms are rundown and a bit yuck. This place really is budget, but for the price and location you just can't beat it. It's really cheap and so close to the incredible gardens of the West Lake. You can hire bikes from the hotel, making it easy to get around and... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank littlegreybox
Level Contributor
49 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Pod Inn hotel is very suitable for those who want to have a cheap trip in vacations. It has a good location near West Lake while the pricing of which is comparatively cheap, so it attracts many students and office workers. Even though the room of the hotel is not as large and luxury as five-star hotel’s, it’s more cozy... More 

Helpful?
Thank HangzhouTourism
Banda Aceh, Indonesia
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

pod inn, it neat to west lake, you can trun around with bike. but alot of pod inn in hangzhou, i just recommanded the 5 pod inn. at zhe da street. not bad, good location for trip, near to zheda university also Foreign students there, nice also commfortable.

Helpful?
Thank cek-bee
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
54 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

Room was very small but clean enough however it only a very tiny slit window so very dark . The twin room meant bunks beds which is a bit strange for adults but beds were comfy and clean. Room came with two PCs which were useful. Location is good, close to lake, bus stop and cycle hire scheme. Bus goes... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank GAMlondon
Kuala Lumpur
Level Contributor
40 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

We stayed in pod Inn Hangzhou on the 4th June 2012. The location is good, about 30 minutes' drive from Hangzhou railway station. Taxi fare is around RMB25. Bus stop is 500 meters away, and 7-8 minutes walk to Xihu area. Standard double room (RMB161/night), is very small, a bit squeeze for 2 persons. No free disposable item. Only small... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank SooYinn
Surabaya, Indonesia
Level Contributor
14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2011

Strategic location, just around Xihu area, but a bit off the main road. Room is super super small, but hey it's okay as I'm just single traveller. The room is geared toward young people, with LCD TV inside. However, receptionist is not speaking English at all ! Quite difficult to ask information around Hangzhou area

Helpful?
Thank nitr0888
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

128 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (127)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (7)
Viewed
Room/Suite (3)
Viewed
View from Room (2)
Viewed
Other (113)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (1)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Hangzhou hotels
Xiaoshan Downtown
New Century Hotel Xiaoshan
New Century Hotel Xiaoshan
#40 of 2,116 in Hangzhou
4.5 of 5 stars 240 reviews
Holiday Inn Xiaoshan Hangzhou
#39 of 2,116 in Hangzhou
4.0 of 5 stars 150 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Hangzhou Hotel
#45 of 2,116 in Hangzhou
4.0 of 5 stars 114 reviews
Xihu District
Tea Boutique Hotel
Tea Boutique Hotel
#22 of 2,116 in Hangzhou
4.5 of 5 stars 211 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Pod Inn (Hangzhou Xihu)

Address: Waidongshan Alley NO. 5 Shuguang Road, Hangzhou 310007, China
Location: China > Zhejiang > Hangzhou
Price Range: $21 - $41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Pod Inn (Hangzhou Xihu) 2.5*
Number of rooms: 149
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Orbitz, Expedia, Priceline, Ctrip TA, Hotwire, Hotels.com, Agoda, Cheap Tickets and Travelocity so you can book your Pod Inn (Hangzhou Xihu) reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Hangzhou
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay