My chain hotel mantra is ‘subtract a star in Europe, add a star in Asia.’ Particularly as it comes to elite status recognition, European hotels lag, and then there are the issues like finding an ironing board. Asia editions of global chain hotels often surpass their peers elsewhere.
Using HHonors points the hotel is 10,000 points/night. Many of China’s Hilton hotels are good value points and/or cash rates.
It is in Suzhou’s China-Singapore Industrial Park, some distance from the famed gardens of Suzhou city. Not ideal for sightseeing, so this would be more for kick back and relax.
Suzhou is connected by constant bullet trains from Shanghai, a 1-2 hour journey depending on station and train. Because of its proximity to Shanghai, Suzhou does not have its own airport. It is one of the most prosperous cities in China and a delight for tourists with its history and gardens.
Not to be confused with the Doubletree Suzhou of neighboring Anhui Province.