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The Bruce Chalet

Ronghua Village, Shuhe Town, Lijiang 674100, China
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Ranked #2 of 518 hotels in Lijiang
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dali, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First step into The Bruce Chalet was like I was in a secret garden, my eyes were full of trees and flowers ,I have to say,it's a 5 star place to rest your head,they have a friendly and cute dog may follow you everywhere.The assistants there were so friendly to me ,they will give me some Chinese tea,some fruits and... More

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, this property should not be listed under Lijiang, but Shuhe, as has been noted. That said, Shuhe is wonderful. As for the hotel, it is good value for the money but be prepared for dogs barking constantly all day and most of the night. You are in a village and many homes have dogs for protection, so they bark... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We choose this address because everybody said if was very good. And they were right! This is an excellent place and Bruce is very helpful. Nice atmosphere! We didn't have to take a taxi because Bruce brought us to the next village Baisha for visiting.

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Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i left the ancient city hoping to return again to meet the people in Bruce Chalet. Other than the usual modern amenities, it's quite a classic Chinese inn. I love the homey deco. There were not many rooms so it's like a traditional Chinese big family home. With a free & easy travel spirit we set off quite unprepared. From... More

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Hereford, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The helpful English speaking owner has plenty of local knowledge and even collected us from the bus station when the taxi drivers refused .The hotel is not in Lijiang but in the nearby town of Shuhe, a taxi ride from Lijiang.There is a delightful courtyard garden and shady verandahs where tea and fruit are served on arrival. Beds are huge... More

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Zhuhai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The Bruce Chalet is one of the best places I have ever stayed in during our 6 months in China. I have a small family (2 adults, 1 toddler) and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. We had a ground floor room, which was clean spacious and accommodating. This is relative to most of our trips, in which we try... More

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

My Wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our 9 days (extended from 5) at The Bruce Chalet. Selected after a lot of research as part of our month travelling in Yunnan, the place is exactly as described by the many positive reviews so I won't repeat. Bruce, his wife and staff are really exceptionally helpful and accommodating (also their guide dog... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I am very sorry to write this review and to report a less-than-amazing experience at The Bruce Chalet, because the woman on staff who greeted us and helped us during our stay was so pleasant and helpful, and I really wanted to love this place! Her greeting could not have been more thoughtful, and she even brought us some tea... More

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BruceChalet, Owner at The Bruce Chalet, responded to this review

Apologized that the dogs next door made you not able to sleep well as there is time for dogs chase each other, and those dogs will a bit aggressive during these 2 weeks. We feel so sorry about this affected your holiday at Lijiang but this is something that we cannot control about wooden structure, it will be even worse... More

Hong Kong, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

A wonderful base for a long weekend in Lijiang. The traditional architecture, comfortable rooms, quiet location, tasty breakfast, cold beers and peanuts, lovely garden, friendly dog and especially the outstanding hospitality made this a terrific base for a three-night stay with my niece and sister. Bruce was also helpful in arranging drivers for short trips into Lijiang and a longer... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Located a few hundred metres from Shuhe old town Bruce gave us a very friendly welcome and a tasty lunch of dim-sum. He was also very helpful in providing us with information for our onward trip to Tiger Leaping Gorge. The room we had was very luxurious- the nicest place we stayed in in Yunnan- and had a nice private... More

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Address: Ronghua Village, Shuhe Town, Lijiang 674100, China
Location: China > Yunnan > Lijiang
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The Bruce Chalet would be a great place for you who are already exhausted in trying to survive the throat cutting metropolitan life and looking for ways to recharge your batteries. The Chalet located in the Shuhe village underneath the Jade Dragon Mountain in Lijiang, Yunnan, China, the Chalet features picturesque scenery, genial sunlight, a large garden and great hospitality. The Bruce Chalet is built based on Naxi style structure combining with modern facilities. In total of 13 comfort rooms, including luxurious suites and Snow Mountain View rooms, all rooms with private bathroom, hairdryer, WIFI… ... more   less 
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