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The Bivou

16 Zhonghe Cun, Shuhe Old Town, Lijiang, China
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Ranked #3 of 519 Hotels in Lijiang
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had just returned from a very great trip to Lijiang despite we had emergency as my dad was unwell and not acclimatised. My gratitude to the entire team and Hwee Ling. A very special thank to Joe who has extended the best care for my parents who decided to stay on in Lijiang to avoid high altitude sickness in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent five nights at this amazing property and it surpassed our expectations in just about every way. The building has been tastefully renovated and the public areas are calm and great to spend time in and chat to the friendly staff or meet fellow travellers. We were on a hiking package and were met at the airport by The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights . Ms Maomao is super friendly and helpful . she helped us with arranging horse rides for the kids and giving us important info about the area and what to visit and what to avoid . the breakfast is homemade and good quality . the rooms are comfortable and quality toiletries and all .... More

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here in June 2014 and it was amazing. We organized a 5 night stay with hiking everyday and it couldn't have been better organized. The staff were so friendly and helpful, the hotel was lovely and the meals were good. Our hiking was all organized and the tour guide used was very knowledgeable and made sure the hikes were... More

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GMBivou, General Manager at The Bivou, responded to this review

Dear Lizjm, Thank you for your wonderful review of us and we're really glad to know that you and your friends enjoyed the unique 7 Hills Highland Trekking Package organised by The Bivou! June is indeed a great time to be in Lijiang and around Yunnan. The start of the rainy season, the weather is indeed slightly unpredictable but may... More

Guangzhou, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We landed here in the afternoon of 18th August and we were greeted by the staff with some hot coffee and cakes which was very warm and friendly,the hotel is tucked away from the road and has its own tranquility.The rooms are very comfortable and the Shuhe ancient town is a few minutes walk.Breakfast are not that elaborate but they... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We went to Lijiang for a short weekend getaway to celebrate my sister's birthday and the Bivou was the main reason why we enjoyed our trip soooooo much! Found at the fringe of a small town called Shuhe, this is definitely the best place to stay. Firstly, Shuhe is on the Unesco World Heritage List and is well preserved, and... More

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GMBivou, General Manager at The Bivou, responded to this review

Dear hannahyeo, thank you so much for your great review! It is such a great encouragement to us! We’re delighted that we were able to show you so much of the still charming parts of Lijiang during your weekend “getaway” and to connect you with the wonderfully friendly locals, be they farmers, horse trek guides or just residents living around... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights in the farmyard room. The hotel has a nice situation surrounded on one side by a vegetable garden. Shuehe Ancient Town is definitely more appealing than Lijiang, which is overrun by tourists and tourist shops. The staff are all very welcoming, especially MiaoMiao and Joseph. Be sure to eat the Bai family dinner prepared... More

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GMBivou, General Manager at The Bivou, responded to this review

Dear Worldtravelor09, we’re so glad you enjoyed the oft-mentioned Bivou Yunnan Farmhouse dinner – and Aunty Cun is blushing now because you called her a “hotel chef”! :) The Bivou’s signature Bai minority dinner is indeed prepared fresh on demand, using ingredients you can find in our local markets and farms, varying in different seasons, or even from our own... More

Singapore, Singapore
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We came to Lijiang in the rainy season which wasn't ideal but the stay at the Bivou made up for that. The whole staff are incredibly welcoming - there is nothing they would not do for you. the rooms are tastefully refurbished and spotlessly clean, the food for breakfast is delicious and all home made and the help given to... More

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GMBivou, General Manager at The Bivou, responded to this review

Dear David W, thank you for your kind review about our hotel and staff! We are glad that you enjoy our homemade breakfast specially designed by our in-house team and lovingly put together by our local cooks, be it jams, granola or the breakfast-cake-of-the-day. As for the weather, part of the excitement of traveling is the sheer unpredictability of it,... More

Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Service is better than any 5 star hotel groups. The staffs were very hospitable and approachable. Food was very good and may be one of the best western food you can find in Lijiang, if not used to the Chinese food there. Rooms are clean and well kept. Design of the house is beautiful and homely, accompanied by soothing jazz... More

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GMBivou, General Manager at The Bivou, responded to this review

Dear avaaaan, Wow! Thank you so much for the great compliment! Our team does pride ourselves on our personalized service – but what is most important to us that we try to cultivate amongst our team here is not just the sort of service that regular 5-star hotels put in place through training manuals so that they have a team... More

Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 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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GMBivou, General Manager at The Bivou, responded to this review

Dear KrisSwee,Yes, it’s a pity you couldn’t stay longer this time – but we’re definitely looking forward to hosting you again next time when you come back and in any case, we're glad that we managed to be part of your Lijiang adventure this time round and the nice chats we managed to have with you to share our story... More

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Address: 16 Zhonghe Cun, Shuhe Old Town, Lijiang, China
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Location: China > Yunnan > Lijiang
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 16
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