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The Bruce Chalet

Ronghua Village, Shuhe Town, Lijiang 674100, China
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Ranked #4 of 678 Hotels in Lijiang
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the Mountain View room that has an attached balcony. The room was on the second floor and there were several female staff who insisted on carrying the luggage up for us. I was impressed right from the beginning. The owner Bruce and his wife Bella were always available to take to the guests and giving them tourist information.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an awesome (11 nights) stay at TBC! I am not talking about the room or facilities, it's the folks (Linda, Juli, Xiao Chen, Xiao Li & Linda's dad) who make TBC a wonderful place to stay! Linda took over the inn from Bruce (the original owner who is now back in Hong Kong as his wife will be... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staying at the Bruce Chalet is a bit the same than being the host of a local family : you'll enjoy numerous conversations, tea breaks or lunches with the manager, his friends or relatives (as long as you can speak a little bit of chinese). It helps to better understand the yunnanese way of life, which is very different from... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

First the good stuff: - people are friendly and helpful - place is clean and environment is good - free drinking water - tea and fruits given, very hospitable people Bad stuff: - this place is NOT near Shuhe old city as advertised, it is a good 10-15 minutes walk to the EDGE of the Shuhe old city. On the... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Small hotel within walking distance to Shuhe ancient town. Garden well landscaped with a pond, 2 friendly dogs and a fierce goose. Staff helpful and friendly. Linda speaks good English and no Bruce in sight. We had a family room for the 3 of us on the ground floor. Cookies and fruit plus ginger tea was served upon our arrival.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

My 4-day experience staying at the Bruce Chalet was a restful, happy visit and I highly recommend this inn to anyone traveling through the Lijiang area. Most of all, I can't wait to go back myself! I add a few more thoughts to the positive reviews of my fellow guests: yes, Bruce, Bella, Julie and all are awesome; the garden... More 

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

This lovely, homely little hotel is located about 10mins walk from Shuhe Old Town and 20mins car/bus ride to Lijiang Old Town. We stayed in the Snow Mountain Room which had wonderful views of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain (see photos). While some of the usual amenities were not standard items in the room (compared to a regular hotel), the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

After a whole day of touring the old town, one can go back to this hotel where you will be greeted by smiles, fruits and chinese tea at the porch. You can have a quiet home cook meal or bbq if the weather permits and more than 5 persons. One does not have to stuff dirty clothes in your luggage... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The hotel is a little out of the way but well worth the 10 minute walk into town. The service is exceptional from the booking of tours and transport to the tea and nibbles when you arrive back each day. Torches are supplied if you leave the hotel in the evening although only a short stretch is unlit. Our room... More 

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beijing
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Lovely little place, lovely people, great price. stunning mountain views too. throughly recommended. a bit of a walk from the town and its retaurants but worth ir for the isolation from the crowds and the views.

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Address: Ronghua Village, Shuhe Town, Lijiang 674100, China
Location: China > Yunnan > Lijiang
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Number of rooms: 12
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