suzhou

Destination Guide

Suzhou

Welcome to the fastest-growing city in China.

Destination Guide Suzhou

Daydreaming of a staycation? W Suzhou is now open.

We’ll save you a spot and have a cocktail waiting for you.

When In Suzhou, You Must

Know Before You Go

Yangcheng Lake hairy crabs are a must eat in autumn. We use eight tools to enjoy crabs: hammer, scissors, tongs, spatula, spoon, fork, scrape, needle.

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Dive In

Talk Like a Local

Learn the slang from the streets.

你好 Nǐ hǎo

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Hello!
Nǐ hǎo, nice to meet you!

Neighborhoods to Explore

Suzhou downtown is best explored on foot to experience all of the modern and traditional elements of the city.

1. Pingjiang Road

Despite being touristy, it’s a must-do in Suzhou. The street is lined with tea houses and local opera theaters.

2. Shantang Street

Shantang Street is mentioned several times in Chinese literature classics for its special importance to Suzhou culture.

3. Fengmeng Street

A perfect street to experience the local life. Get a taste of lively markets and tasty street snacks.

4. Jinji Lake & Moon Harbor

Explore the Jinji Lake scenery. Take a night cruise and chill on the lake.

Ultimate Access to Suzhou

GUSU24

GUSU24

ID PARK, 1-1 Swan Dang Rd

Tradition and fashion meet at a conceptual 24-hour play of architecture and light.

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Lauren Huang / Insider

GUSU24 is a cool indoor space to experience Suzhou and an excellent spot to take pictures!

LUMOS

LUMOS

Building C2, Moon Harbor

LUMOS is a fusion bar and restaurant located at Moon Harbor. With contrasting colors and layout, it's stylish and popular among young people.

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Lauren Huang / Insider

LUMOS only opens at night from 5:00pm to 01:00am. It's a perfect spot to satisfy both your Chinese and Western cravings.

Pâtisserie des Alpes

Pâtisserie des Alpes

Xinghan St. 188, Suzhou Industrial Park

A traditional French bakery, just around the corner from W Suzhou.

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Show your W room key and receive a complimentary financier (a traditional French pastry) with purchases over 50 CNY.

Suzhou Royal Yacht Company Limited

Suzhou Royal Yacht Company Limited

168 Xinggang St

Sailing the waters surrounding Suzhou is an exotic experience unlike any other.

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Lauren Huang / Insider

Choose from luxury yachts, nimble sailboats, or high-speed jet skis. Just contact me.

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W Suzhou

Get away from the hustle and stretch out on our deckchairs for a quick snooze or go for an early morning dip in our pool.

MAD Nightclub

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MYST Suzhou

No.1755 Renmin Rd

With up-tempo vibes, soak yourself into music at Suzhou's favorite club. Show up, show off, and show stop.

Spotted in Suzhou