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The Bivou

16 Zhonghe Cun, Shuhe Old Town, Lijiang, China
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We really impressed by the super friendly staff. They do give us brief about Lijiang surrounding and the Insider card for hotel guests to enjoy discount for dining & souvenirs.We loved so much of its rooms design with ancient & modern. Their breakfast is the best we had compare to Kunming & Dali. Once again thank you very much to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Bivou is a great base for exploring Lijiang with its excellent service, well-appointed rooms and accessible location. As first-timers to Lijiang, we booked the Classic Package and it turned out to be a superb and hassle-free introduction to the area - we were given a brief summary before we set off and transportation and ticketing were taken care of,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What more can I say-The Bivou is awesome! Location and Property: Well located, great environment, unlike Dayan old town. Modern boutique resort which is from an old building. We loved the concept very much. Service: Just as we thought the service at maldives with personal butler nd housekeeper or shangrila were great, the bivou was so much better! It was... More

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Shuhe Old town is a very nice small city, with many restaurants. it is very lively. And Thebivou is ideally located. The hotel has a very nice simple but warm design. You stay in town but with some trees and montains very near. The breakfast is western style and delicious. Thank you for such a good start every morning. We... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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14 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Attracted to the pics in hotel website and booked a room for 5 nights. Pleasantly surprised at how good the location was. Very friendly and efficient staff. Did not have a roaming mobile in china hut the staff did not hesitate to help call hotel in kunming to enquire airport transfer cost. Much appreciated. Lighting in bathroom a little dim... More

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Feel very welcomed the instance we got there! Greeted by the general manager Hwee Ling and ViVi with her beautiful homemade carrot cake. Her carrot cake was one of the best I had for a long long time! Hwee Ling and ViVi was very helpful in showing us ways around Shu He Old Town by supplying their own handmade map... More

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Greenville, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here last week for 3 nights. I litterly is located in the middle of a garden. Unique hotel. needs repair. Hot water takes 10 minutes to arrive(so much for conservation). no air conditioning; Screens and chemical mosquito plug ins available. Bath room sink looked terrible with water soaked wood; Shower wall peeling. Main room couch bed dirty and... More

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

Dear Rodney M, We are incredibly sorry to read of your bad experience at our hotel, in particular the problems you faced for your room. Being avid travellers ourselves, we can understand how disappointed you must have felt then and wished we were able to help you while you were still at our hotel, by moving you to another room... More

Singapore, Singapore
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An engaging and caring owner and staff really made this trip; just the right balance of helpfulness and respect for your space. The grounds are lovely, and the property is rich in design and heritage; a 300+ year-old wonderfully converted barn. Boutique-y hotel, that was well worth the price, and rang of being authentically rural Chinese. Staff were great with... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Lijiang was my first stop of solo trip to Yunnan province. I was accustomed to US hotel chains, like SPG or IHG, who didn’t have establishments in Lijiang. I didn’t know what to expect when I book this local hotel. It turned out The Bivou had exceeded my expectations. They arranged a driver to pick me up from Lijiang airport,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in The Bivou for 2 nights in June 2014.The hotel is very well run. The owner and the staff are very friendly and helpful. They speak good English too which is a good send if you can't speak Mandarin. The hotel is located next to Shunhe old town which is smaller and quieter than the Lijiang old town.... 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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