Mandarin Oriental Hangzhou (Image by © Mandarin Oriental)

According to the TOPHOTELPROJECTS construction database, as many as 42 hotels, with a total of 9,507 rooms, are now on track to opening in Hangzhou.

Highly anticipated properties from prominent brands including Jumeirah, Four Seasons and Shangri-La Hotels are set to debut here over the coming years.

An exciting year ahead

2022 is a significant year for the hotel scene in Hangzhou with an impressive 17 hotels, altogether comprising 4,142 rooms, set to open over the coming months.

These properties will be joined by nine new hotels, and 2,187 rooms, in 2023, and then another two hotels with 410 rooms between them in 2024. In 2025 and beyond, the city can currently expect 14 hotel openings, with a total of 2,768 rooms .

Of these hotel developments, 27 properties, and 6,189 rooms, are set to have five-star status, with 15 hotels, encompassing 3,318 rooms, then opening as four-star properties.

Major new developments

Stand-out properties from this line-up of openings include the 2022-opening M Collection Hangzhou and 2025-opening Mandarin Oriental Hangzhou.

Expected to open late this year, the 54-room five-star M Collection Hangzhou by Minor Hotel Group will be a part of the 433-hectare Lvjingtang Eco-Park found 55km northwest of Hangzhou city center. In this location, the hotel will be near the Alibaba headquarters and a new private jet centre.

Designed by Shanghai JUND Architects other H2 Architecture Design Groupthe hotel is expected to comprise 18 suites and 36 villas, an all-day dining restaurant, Pan Asian restaurant, continental restaurant and wine cellar, as well as a VIP club, wellness center and mountaintop spa, swimming pools and an organic farm.

The early 2025 opening of Mandarin Oriental Hangzhou will then be a part of the Westlake 66 mixed-use commercial and luxury retail complex, which is owned and developed by Hang Lung Properties. This site is close to the UNESCO World Heritage Site, West Lake.

The five-star property will house 194 guest rooms and suites, along with four restaurants and bars, meeting and event space and wellness facilities including an extensive spa, fitness center and indoor pool. KPF Architects is behind the hotel design.