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The Bivou

16 Zhonghe Cun, Shuhe Old Town, Lijiang, China
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Ranked #3 of 496 hotels in Lijiang
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

There are many hidden streets, interesting shops, kind and sincere people in ShuHe. It cost a little more to stay here but worth every penny. I liked Bivou, safely and quietly tucked in one of the streets. They kindly came out to the main road to pick us up. I wowed at the design of the room, modern security system,... More

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Shanghai, China
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a pretty good boutique hotel located a few mins away from Shuhe downtown. Hotel staff certainly goes out of their ways to make you feel welcome and the service level is on par with 4-5 star hotels. Room is small yet well designed with all the modern amenities you need. only thing that bugs me is the rooms seem... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice little boutique hotel with modern style room. It is quiet at night so you can have a nice rest.The hotel compound has a good security system. Wifi works well and breakfast is good . Staffs speak fluent english and they provide you a map and a discount card to be used at the old town which is very... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like the quiet location in shuhe town. Not really have any negative feedback on the hotel. "Breakfast of the morning" is Good, it is fresh cooked when you arrived. But the common varieties still have room for improvement. Mainly breads, home made jams , porridge, fruits... i dont see any noodles or buns ?!!? I guess the western style... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of eight stayed at the Bivou. Our group included 2 grandmothers in their 70s and children as well. All of us loved the luxurious villa with its spacious rooms and modern yet cozy designs. What made our trip truly enjoyable were the friendly staff such as Jared, Hweeling,Mao Mao , joe, Joseph and ah Yi. I really enjoyed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Just returned with our family of three children from 5 days, 4 nights at The Bivou.The rooms are clean and thoughtfully organised, designed with the right mix of old world charm and modern luxury. The service was exceptional.nReady smiles greet you the moment you arrive, through the time that you leave. Little touches such as the afternoon tea appreciation, and... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

A boutique hotel tucked in a old town in Lijiang. Do expect rustic, next to farms, kinda surrounding. The room is modern contemporary designed, cosy, clean and well equipped with toiletries. I love hanging out at the lobby/dining area with the resident cat who will walk in and out to surprise you with a "present". The staff are friendly and... More

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We really enjoyed our night in Shuhe, the Bivou is a charming old building redesign with a clean and thoughtful modern style. All the stuff we met was super nice, friendly and they did all they could to help us enjoying our vacation. The room was big, the bed super big(!) and the outside environment really relaxing. If you're staying... More

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Ghent, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Very friendly, dedicated staff. The suite was well maintained and clean, but that's about it. Patience needed when taking a warm water shower. It took between 5 and 10 minutes for warm water to arrive. I nearly pulled a muscle when moving the (rather bizarre) rolling furniture separating the showerroom from the access to the toilet. In order to avoid... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We stayed at Bivou during our holiday in Li Jiang. We are truly impressed with Hwee Ling and her staff in making us feel very comfortable in our stay with Bivou. Hwee Ling is really passionate in running the hotel and her service excellence can be felt from her staff too. Thanks for making our stay a memorable one.

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Address: 16 Zhonghe Cun, Shuhe Old Town, Lijiang, China
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Location: China > Yunnan > Lijiang
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#2 Family Hotel in Lijiang #2 Romantic Hotel in Lijiang #18 Best Value Hotel in Lijiang
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Bivouac - an old Swiss word meaning “temporary encampment” – is now used by adventurers to describe an improvised shelter. A bivouac is about simplicity.The Bivou is our version of the bivouac for today’s discerning travelers. It is a bed-and-breakfast built around the notion that modern adventurers have modern needs: comfort, sustainability, authenticity and style. We are uniquely located within the UNESCO World Heritage site of Lijiang, just a minute away from the historic village square of ancient Shuhe. Our vision is simple…We are Designed for Adventure ... more   less 
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