Introduction to the Hotel's Surrounding Area

Light-yellow exterior wall and mild temperament inside, the Hotel is a typical footnote to the city of Nanjing.

The Hotel is cozily tucked in an area which gathers together many institutions such as three of the key universities of China, a Sports Complex, the biggest and most popular bookstore, and a couple of the city's best hospitals. These are all there to give the people around the touch of civilization, activeness and serenity.

Behind is rich history and frontal is modern times. Many of city's best time-killers and leisure and entertainment venues are a short walk away from the Hotel, which include dozens of bars and pubs, shopping plazas, and gourmet food streets.

But none of the hustle and bustle of the busy city can take away the grand soul and charisma the city culture has bestowed upon the Hotel. Nearby you can find a dozen of public parks and scenic spots which sing in the serene breeze, telling one after the other exciting stories from the old times.

Map of the Hotel's Surrounding Area

Commuting Instructions

1、Taking a car or a taxi from the Hotel:
To the Nanjing Railway Station: about 5 km, 20 minutes;
To the Nanjing South Railway Station: about 10 km, 30 minutes;
To the Airport: about 35 km, 50 minutes.
2、Subway:
The Hotel is adjacent to the Metro lines Nos. 1 & 2,
Zhujiang Lu Station on Line 1 is about 1.2 km from the hotel and about a 15-minute walk;
Shanghai Lu Station on Line 2 is about 1.5 km from the hotel and about an 18-minute walk.
3、Buses:
Bus Routes Nos. 3, 6, 91, 132 & 318 all have a stop named 'Suijiacang' right next-door to the hotel.

Transportation & Tourist Map

Introduction to Nanjing's Famous Scenic Spots

Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Mausoleum
Opening: 6:30 ~ 18:30
Closed on Monday
Admission: Free of charge for The Tomb area
Brief introduction: Dr. Sun Yat-sen is the founding father of the Republic of China and fore-runner of the Chinese democratic revolution movement. The Mausoleum covers an area of around 80,000 square meters, and its main construction is flanked around a central kernel line – an embodiment of traditional Chinese architectural style. In 2007, it became one of the first state-level top-grade (5A) scenic zones.
Nanjing Municipal Museum
Opening: 9:00 ~ 16:30 Closed on Monday Admission: Free Brief introduction: This Museum is the first big-scale comprehensive museum sponsored by the Nation, covering a construction area of 35,000 square meters and imitating imperial palace's architectural style. The garden inside is rich in plantation, with various stone sculptures and cultural relics lying around, reflecting the merging of humanistic and natural sceneries.
Nanjing Cloud-pattern Brocade Museum
Opening: 8:30 ~ 17:30 Admission: Free Brief introduction: This venue mainly exhibits the ethnic embroidery art form represented by the renowned cloud-pattern brocade, which has a long history of 1500 years. The first floor of the museum is a retail area and the second floor is a realistic display of the embroidering machines and the brocade making processes acted by real workers.
Stone City Park
Opening: 8:00 ~ 17:00
Admission: Free
Brief introduction: The Stone City is also named as the 'ghost-face fortress'. It was built by Sun Quan as a military fort during the Dongwu period in the Triple-State era. In 1990, the city of Nanjing built a public park upon the old relics. With 'Stone City retrospective' as its theme, this attraction has organically incorporated a rich history and natural beauty, embodying the features of the city's historical and cultural heritage.
Presidential Residence
Opening: 7:30 ~ 18:00, March 1st ~ October 31st
                    7:30 ~ 17:30, November 1st ~ November 30th
                    December 1st ~ February 29th
Admission: 40 Yuan RMB/One Ticket
Brief introduction: The Presidential Residence in Nanjing has a history of over 600 years. During the period from the 1840 Opium War through the liberation in 1949, this place was witness to and the very origin of many of China's crucial political and military events. Presently it has become the Nation's biggest Museum of Modern History.
Rain-flower Terrace Martyrs' Tomb
Opening: 8:30 ~ 16:30
Closed on Monday
Admission: Free
Brief introduction: The Rain-flower Terrace is a sacred place commemorating the China's new democratic revolution movement. It is a national level key unit for cultural relics preservation as well as one of the first nation-level 4A grade tourist attractions. It incorporates the functions of education, tourism, leisure and recreation.
Pagoda Overlooking the Yangtze River
Opening: 8:00 ~ 17:00
Admission: 40 Yuan RMB/Ticket
Brief introduction: The Pagoda is situated on the Lion Hill in the northeast of Nanjing, overlooking the Yangtze River. The main building covers a construction area of over 4,000 square meters, with 7 levels including 3 under ground. It is credited as one of the four most famous pagoda of the south-of-the-Yangtze-River area, in addition to being one of the top ten pagodas of China.
Xuanwu Lake Park
Opening:7:00 ~ 21:00
Admission:Free
Brief introduction: In ancient times, the lake was named 'Sangpo', and it adopted today's lake form in the Triple-State period. The shores of the lake form the shape of a diamond. There are five small islands in the lake, dividing the water areas into four big sections. Various types of bridges link all the islands. Lotus flowers are a feature of the lake, as in the summer and autumn, the water is surfaced by large areas of green leaves, emitting fresh flavor of nature and enchanting scenery.
Confucius Temple Scenic Zone
Brief introduction: Located next to the Gong Yard (Scholars' Academy) on the north banks of the famous Qinhuai River, the Confucius Temple in Nanjing was initially built in the Song Dynasty, whose unique architectural features have formed the essence of the Qinhuai River scenic belt. In 1990, this scenic area was rated one of the top 40 tourist attractions on China, and in 2000 was chosen as one of the first group of national level 4A grade scenic spots.
1912 Bar Street Plaza
Brief introduction: Located at the crossing of Changjiang Road and North Taiping Road, 'Nanjing 1912' is composed of 17 Republic of China period style buildings as well as four squares named 'Republic', 'Universal Fraternity', 'New Era', and 'Pacific' respectively, covering a total of more than 30,000 square meters.
Hunan Road Gourmet Food Street
Brief introduction: Here during daytime travelers and pedestrians abundant and over nighttime colorful lights shine all-around, it is a modern and charismatic commercial center of the ancient city of Nanjing which incorporates commerce, finance, catering, entertainment, and leisure tourism. It is also one of the most famous and thriving commercial streets of China.
Xinjiekou ('New Crossroads' Zone)
Brief introduction: Located in the very central downtown area of the City of Nanjing, this is a nationally renowned commercial circle with a history of almost a century. Nearly 100 Fortune Top 500 branches are stationed here and its density of business and commerce is among the highest in the nation, shouldering Wangfujing in Beijing and Xujiahui in Shanghai, therefore it owns the title of 'China's No.1 Commercial Circle'. Presently, Xinjiekou has become a comprehensive zone incorporating shopping, catering, accommodation, leisure and entertainment, etc.
Avant-garde Bookstore
Brief introduction: The Nanjing Avant-garde Bookstore adopts the mission of 'Good books are always available at Avant-garde', promising to let the store become, in the eye of the readers, more of an intimate cultural touch, a brand-name experience, and a cultural symbol. Over the past 13 years since its founding, it has figured out an innovative brand-name bookstore operating model which is themed on 'academics, culture saloon, coffee, fine arts gallery, movies, music, creativity, life and vogue'. It aims to build a public platform available for open ideas, exploration and sharing, therefore has been awarded the title of one of Nanjing's Top Twelve Cultural Nametags by the local citizens.