Zhejiang Xizi Hotel— venue of the State banquet
The hotel, located by West Lake, allows guests to enjoy the scenery while dining on authentic Hangzhou cuisine. The view includes the famous vista of Three Ponds Mirroring the Moon, one of the lake’s best-known attractions.
Established in 1958, Xizi Hotel has been graced by many Chinese leaders, including Chairman Mao Zedong. It was opened to the public in 1979, and has been the center of major political events in Zhejiang province.
It is located in the shadow of Leifeng Pagoda, another West Lake attraction, and is known for its landscaped gardens. The large banquet hall can accommodate 300 guests.