Art Nest (半野艺舍) is a charming 3 floor bed and breakfast villa set in the middle of the Maojiabuvillage surrounded by tea fields. The B&B was opened by a husband and wife team who are also artists, and they love to connect with travellers throughsharingof artand culture. There are often local artist exhibitions and events happening there.A guitar sits in the living room ready for impromptu music making. Pieces of modern Chinese art adorn the walls, and some are also for sale.
The rooms are furnished in a clean, simple style with whites and muted colours. There are 8 rooms, each with private bathroom, and some with private balconies. Prices range from 338-568RMB on weekdays and 388-668RMB on weekends. Beds are comfortably dressed with100%silk quilts, Xinjiang Tianzhu cotton bed sheets, and memory foam pillows.Wifi and AC are available throughout the villa.
For an additional charge, guests can use the kitchen which is fully equipped and has a large oven. The second floor has a largeoutdoor patio with a long communal table.
Art Nestwould be a great place for your out of town guests. They would be amongst the beautiful green Longjingtea fields, and close to tourist attractions like West Lake and Linyin Temple.
To get to Art Nest, head out of the city and drive along Longjing Road, turn right onto Shang Maojiabu Road (上茅家埠). Keep driving until you see a little lane between the house numbers 172 and 174. Turn left on that little lane. After a few meters you will see Art Nest on your left.
Reservations can be made through Air BnB(extra service charge required) or WeChat (no additional service charge). Their WeChat ID: wenxin_1304