Getting into the Pingjiang Lodge is just like traveling back in time . When you stroll down, you will find pieces of relics dating back to the Ming Dynasty (1368 -1644), Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1911), and also the Cultural Revolution (1966 - 1976) . The traditional ambience also allows you to experience the Chinese culture to its fullest . Take your time to play the stone piano (Qin), Chinese Chess and Checker (Qi), as well as Chinese Brushes and Black Ink Bar for calligraphy (Shu) and painting (Hua) at the lobby lounge where local tea is served .
There are 51 rooms altogether and they are arrayed within 11 yards, such as Tao Yuan (''Peach Blossom Yard'') and Zhu Yuan (''Bamboo Yard'') . They are designed to blend with local traditions that include cloistered gardens, wooden pillars and tiled roofs, providing a cozy and tranquil environment for guests to experience the lifestyle of the ancient Suzhou .
|General||24 hour front desk, Air-conditioned, Bar/Lounge, Designated smoking area, Non-smoking rooms available, Parking, Restaurant, Room service, Storage available|
|Services||Business center, Car rental, Concierge service, Laundry service, Meeting/Banquet facilities|
"A 400-year-old former residence with quiet courtyards, well-kept gardens and 51 delightful rooms, all with broadband and traditional Chinese furniture. Some travellers have complained about indifferent service. Discounts of 50% are common." read more on Lonely Planet