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16 Zhonghe Cun, Shuhe Old Town, Lijiang, China
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Verona, Italy
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

First of all: yes, if you come to visit Lijiang area and the North of Yunnan, you should stay at The Bivou and there are good reasons for it. The location: Shuhe old town. It is close to Lijiang old town, a 15 min taxi ride, but you avoid the masses and noise of it, because Shuhe kept some of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great fushion of local charm with calm design features. The well trained snd kind staff take pride in their dedication. Having an eye to small details they will go the extra mile in this little pearl hotel. Certainly, THE place to stay in the Lijiang region. Forget all the exchangeable 4-5* hotels. The rooms are smart and in a super... More 

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San Diego, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here at the Bivou back in Nov 2014 and it was an overall excellent experience. The lobby was cozy and intimate. The staff and GM were easy to chat with, and made me feel right at home with their great hospitality and DELICIOUS desserts (Maomao's cheesecake). They have packages and hiking maps (handdrawn!) available for guests to customize... More 

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kuala lumpur
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We checked in The Bivou on our last night in Lijiang. We were very impressed with the excellent services provided by the hotel. The Hotel Manager Hwee Ling is very helpful and we also bought some items from the Hotel. A very nice Hotel with a very good breakfast provided too. Thank Q for everything and for sure we will... More 

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San Clemente, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't know where to start. I guess the beginning would be the best place. I was travelling with my brother on a short trip for photography scouting. The Bivou was recommended to him by a friend who lives in the area. We stayed five nights. Some of the hotel staff met us at the outer gate to bring our... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
29 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

My family had four nights here. It was truly fabulous. The rooms are nice and a bit funky but the thing that makes this place is the staff - truly friendly and personal. Hwee the owner chats with you in a comfortable way -she says she wanted to create a luxury backpackers where you could feel welcome. For us she... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

My wife and I had a wonderful time staying at Bivou Lijiang. All the staff, especially Joe, Maomao, Irish and Ringo as well as Hwee Ling,the general manager has made our stay wonderful by giving us excellent travel tips and advice. Even before we arrived, they made sure we have all the necessary information where to go and what to... More 

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Singapore, null, Singapore
4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

A group of us stayed in Bivou in mid Dec 2014. We went there for our vacation. It is a great experience staying there, with generous spread of breakfast, daily changed hot menu, friendly staff, nicely designed bedroom, maps of the old towns, tips of what can be done in town, etc. All these make our stay there a very... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

My husband and I stayed at the Bivou in early Nov. This was our first trip to Yunnan and Shuhe was definitely a better place to stay if you are looking for a quieter experience. The staff at Bivou are the gems in this hotel especially Joe and Maomao. Everyone from Hwee Ling , who is a fountain of knowledge... More 

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Greater Sydney, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

An overall brilliant experience! We started off staying at a place in Dayan Old town and had such difficulties. Making the change to The Bivou was the best thing we did. The staff were so helpful and made sure our stay was enjoyable. They created a relaxing and welcoming environment. They were always ready with suggestions of where to go... More 

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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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Number of rooms: 16
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