Guangzhou

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Discover modern architecture and enormous shopping centers amid old temples and beautiful parks in the ancient city of Guangzhou.

Guangzhou is an economic and commercial powerhouse, flourishing particularly in trade, finance and tourism. New skyscrapers are springing up, the streets are packed with shoppers and the good times are rolling for one of China’s largest cities.Guangzhou is situated on the Pearl River in Southern China. From its founding during the Qin Dynasty (221–206 B.C.), the city has become an important hub for international trade. After substantial reforms in the 1970s, Guangzhou became an economic role model for the rest of the country.One of the most visible signs of this city’s energy and modern attitude is Canton Tower. Make this colossal building one of your first stops. From its summit not only will you have an incredible bird’s-eye-view of the city, you’ll also have the opportunity to ride the world’s highest Ferris wheel in the form of the tower’s Bubble Tram.Guangzhou may have its sights set on the future, but it has not severed its links with the past. Local heritage can be seen in the city’s temples, mosques, classical architecture, and traditional arts and crafts. Discover more than 2,000 years of the city’s history with a visit to The Western Han Museum of the Nanyue King Mausoleum. It houses the tomb of an ancient king and many of the relics that were buried along with him. Visit the lavishly decorated Chen Family Temple, which was once an ancestral shrine but now holds a museum dedicated to the area’s long tradition in arts and crafts.Take in some of Guangzhou’s many modern attractions. Shop for bargains on Beijing Road Pedestrian Street, and treat the family to a day out at the Chimelong Paradise theme park. For quieter moments surrounded by beauty, head for the hills, lakes and lawns of Yuexiu Park (Yuexiu Gongyuan).Although Guangzhou still has a reputation for its air pollution, the city has done much in recent years to improve this. There are pollution controls and a vastly improved subway system. Guangzhou’s subway is actually one of the quickest and most efficient ways to get around, and it connects to most of the major attractions.

W Guangzhou
W Guangzhou
5 out of 5
26 Xian Cun Road, Pearl River New Town, Tianhe District, Guangzhou, Guangdong, 510623
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $148 per night from Aug 21 to Aug 22
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Guangzhou. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 3 restaurants. Our guests praise the breakfast and the pool in our reviews. ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (227 reviews)
"Every time I visit Guangzhou I stay at the W. The staff is excellent. They are high quality professionals. The tall German director is especially helpful and very professional. I cant say enough about the staff. The hotel is very clean and quiet. I will always look for the W wherever I stay."

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2022

W Guangzhou
Rosewood Guangzhou
Rosewood Guangzhou
5 out of 5
6 Zhujiang Rd. East, Tianhe District, Guangzhou, Guangdong
The price is $282 per night from Aug 16 to Aug 17
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Guangzhou. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 7 restaurants. Popular attractions Guangzhou Library and Guangdong Museum are ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (9 reviews)
Home away from home
"Wonderful stay at the newly opened Rosewood GuangZhou. Prime location right next to the K11 shopping centre and couple mins walk from the subway. Good facilities and well designed rooms. Would definitely stay here again!"

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2019

Rosewood Guangzhou
Four Seasons Guangzhou
Four Seasons Guangzhou
5 out of 5
5 Zhujiang West Road, Pearl River New City Tianhe District, Guangzhou, Guangdong, 510000
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $237 per night from Aug 21 to Aug 22
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Guangzhou. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 5 restaurants. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in our reviews. ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (313 reviews)
"The attitude of one of receptionists is very bad, whose name is Richard. He was always using Wechat during check in. I’ve been waiting for a while in front of desk, but he was playing mobile phone till I say I’m here for check in. Other staff are excellent."

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2021

Four Seasons Guangzhou
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Springdale Serviced Residence
Springdale Serviced Residence
4 out of 5
105 West Tiyu Road, Apt. B1, Tianhe District, Guangzhou, Guangdong, 510620
The price is $77 per night from Aug 19 to Aug 20
Stay at this 4-star family-friendly aparthotel in Guangzhou. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and a free kid's club. Our guests praise the breakfast in our reviews. ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (173 reviews)
"This is my second stay with Springdale Serviced Residence. The apartment was big and clean. You feel like home staying here. The hotel staff were friendly and helpful. The only downsize is big bus cannot enter their car park to allow us to load and unload our luggage. But the concierge will help ..."

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2020

Springdale Serviced Residence
Ascott ICC Guangzhou
Ascott ICC Guangzhou
4 out of 5
No. 239, Tianhebei Road, Tianhe District, Guangzhou, Guangdong
The price is $101 per night from Aug 21 to Aug 22
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly aparthotel in Guangzhou. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and a fitness center. Popular attractions Tianhe Stadium and CITIC ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Staycation with friends
"For a group of friends an apartments was a great option and the Ascott ICC apartment was well equipped and designed."

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2021

Ascott ICC Guangzhou
Ascott IFC Guangzhou
Ascott IFC Guangzhou
4.5 out of 5
No. 5 Zhujiang Xi Road, Zhujiang New Town, Tianhe District, Guangzhou, Guangdong, 510623
The price is $227 per night from Sep 1 to Sep 2
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury aparthotel in Guangzhou. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and breakfast. Our guests praise the spacious rooms in our reviews. Popular ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (111 reviews)
"property size was superb!"

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2020

Ascott IFC Guangzhou
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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