Tips for booking a Putian hotel

Cheapest month:November
Most expensive month:August
Average price in Putian:$50/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$20/night
Cheapest day:Friday
Most expensive day:Thursday
$22 - $81
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$54 - $80
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Where to stay in Putian

About Putian

Putian is an enchanting city where the mountains meet the sea, home to lush parks, tumbling waterfalls and a sizzling street-food scene. It's a gateway to Meizhou Island, known for its historic temples and sandy beaches.

Things to do

Don’t miss Meizhou Island, believed to be the home of Mazu, the Chinese Goddess of the Sea. The island is anchored by Mazu Temple, a magnificent place of worship dating back to the Song dynasty. Stroll around the grounds, admire the colourful pagodas and enjoy sparkling sea views. Visit Ewei Stone Park, where frogs, turtles and other animals have been carved into the rocks.

Putian is dotted with historic landmarks like the gilded Putian Meifeng Temple, which is strung with lanterns and guarded by a pair of fearsome lions. The Tianhou Ancestral House of Xianliang Port is known for its ornate wooden carvings and traditional ceremonies.

The Putian Guqiao Gate offers a glimpse at the city's ancient roots. It's over 1,000 years old and was inspired by Beijing's imperial fortifications. Street-food stalls are strung out along the foot of the gate and serve up local delicacies, such as peanut soup, fish balls and oyster omelettes.

Jiuli Lake Scenic Area is one of Fujian's most beautiful regions. It's dotted with shimmering lakes and hidden caves. Don't miss the Jiuji Waterfalls, which cascade down a lush cliffside and into an emerald pool. You can also see ancient stone inscriptions and Taoist temples.

Getting around

Putian is easy to get around on foot, while local buses and taxis are also available. Shuttle buses run throughout Meizhou Island. Putian is located 100 kilometres from Fuzhou, with buses making the trip in two hours. Bullet trains run to Xiamen in one hour.

Putian travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Putian?

    DoubleTree by Hilton Putian is a very popular hotel in Putian, with a score of 8.1 from 41 reviews. C&D Hotel Putian (8.4 from 36 reviews) is also a highly rated Putian hotel based on recent feedback from HotelsCombined users.

  • How much do hotels in Putian cost?

    Hotels in Putian cost an average of $56/night, according to HotelsCombined data in the last 72 hours.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Putian?

    $16 per night is the cheapest Putian hotel price found in our data from the last 72 hours.