Is this the coolest hotel I have stayed at?

This is part 15 of a series on my trip to Austria, Germany and China.

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Hangzhou (pronounced Hong-Joe which I didn’t figure out til after my video) was my next stop which is an affluent city one hours by high speed rail to the Southwest of Shanghai.  As the high speed train pulled into Hangzhou, I was excited to get to my hotel, the Intercontinental Hangzhou.  I had 3 nights at this hotel at a pointbreaks rate of only 5000 points a night which meant my stay would be completely free! Walking up to it, I was instantly struck by the design which is roughly a sphere.

IMG_8572Going inside, it only became more beautiful. Continue reading “Is this the coolest hotel I have stayed at?”