Nestled along the shores of the legendary Yangcheng Lake, home to the sought-after hairy crab, Fairmont Yangcheng Lake is a luxury Kunshan resort unlike any other.
Beyond our resort’s accommodations, guests will discover a city rich in history. Not only is it the birthplace of Kun Opera, the oldest form of Chinese opera, but the region is also home to the Zhou Zhuang Water Village, Kunshan Forest Park and Tinglin Park – all of which offer unique ways to connect with the culture – and the people – of China. With our location we are easily accessible to Suzhou attractions as well, a neighbourhood just west of Shanghai.
The hotel is located 10 minutes from Value Retail - Suzhou Village, less than 30 minutes from Kunshan aquatic paradise - Dream of Water. 20 minutes from Kunshan city center and Suzhou Industrial District, 60 minutes from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA) and 100 minutes from Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG). The nearest train station is Yangcheng Lake Station, which is located 5 minutes from the hotel. In Kunshan downtown, there are two more stations which are Kunshan Station and Kunshan South Station with more for frequency for your choice.
Featuring breathtaking lake or park views, each of our Guest Rooms and Suites boast floor-to-ceiling windows, as well as high-speed internet access, flat-screen televisions, deluxe bath amenities and plush robes.
The 199 deluxe guest rooms and suites range from the 45-square-meter Fairmont Park View Rooms to a 460-square-meter Presidential Suite. Rooms feature a contemporary Asian design and are available in a choice of two colour schemes: the light design scheme is modern and uplifting while the dark color scheme is mor e soothing and trimmed in elegant woods. All rooms are adorned with classical art and wooden sculptures from southeastern China, and boast magnificent views of Yangcheng Lake and parkland scenery.
Among the top-level amenities available in the rooms, guests can enjoy bath products by renowned New York perfumer, Le Labo and delightful SEALY bedding. Suites also offer espresso coffee machines and iPod docking stations. The entire hotel is equipped with the advanced INN control II guestroom control system that automatically adjusts the air conditioning, lights and other electricals in the rooms during guest check-in for maximum comfort and energy efficiency.
Discerning executive and leisure travelers can benefit from the exclusive privileges of the Fairmont Gold Floor. Fairmont’s executive floor offers personalized service, a private reception, comfortable Fairmont Gold lounge, and complimentary deluxe continental buffet breakfast, afternoon tea and evening cocktails and canapés.
Fairmont Yangcheng Lake offers four world-class restaurants and bars championing local, organic ingredients. The 2,000 square meter signature Chinese restaurant Yi Feng Court serves Cantonese cuisine and diverse Chinese specialties – and is in particularly high-demand during the autumn hairy crab season. The hairy crabs served at Yi Feng Court are specially selected to ensure they are juicy, tender and weigh over 250 grams each. Ten magnificent VIP rooms host private groups overlooking the lake.
All-day-dining restaurant Essence serves international delicacies in a breezy dining room with an open kitchen and two lakeside VIP rooms. Chic Luwei Lobby Lounge is an ideal place to enjoy afternoon tea with boasting spectacular views through floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Yangcheng Lake, Curve bar is the hotel’s beating heart, with a relaxed ambience, perfectly mixed cocktails in the evenings.
The Yue Feng Island Organic Farm is located inside the water park of the hotel and covers 33 acres. It has planted a series of organic fruit trees including loquat and pear, well as seasonal organic vegetables. These fresh fruits and vegetables will be harvested and used in the cuisine cooking in the hotel’s Chinese restaurant Yi Feng Court, all-day-dining restaurant Essence and Wugu restaurant. Guests can savor the most natural and healthy taste prepared by the hotel's own culinary experts.
Wugu Restaurant will deliver authentic local food experiences and the art of culinary delights. It features genuine local village & farm dishes that sooth the soul as well as fresh seasonal Yue Feng Island Organic Farm vegetables, all served with a creative touch.
The Wugu Culinary Studio is the place for guests and visitors to learn about organic vegetables and take culinary classes, from introductory cooking skills, Chinese and Western dishes to exotic pastries and desserts. Corporate groups will be able to take part in team building activities with our Field-to-Kitchen cooking lessons and fun “Iron Chef” cooking competitions. Cooking classes are held regularly so that you can enjoy the harvest from the organic farm and learn cooking skills on the basis of organic, healthy and environmentally friendly life.