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The Bivou

16 Zhonghe Cun, Shuhe Old Town, Lijiang, China
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Ranked #3 of 478 hotels in Lijiang
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEW 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

My husband and I had a fantastic and pleasant stay to The Bivou. The suite is well maintained and clean. Good variety for the breakfast spread with the jams personally made by the GM Hwee Leng. The tea and snacks (free) in the lobby offered a refreshing quench after a day out . The activities arranged through The Bivou are... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I was in Shuhe for four days between work assignments elsewhere in China, and came across the Bivou while walking around. It just looked so gorgeous that I had to go in, and one thing led to another, and to my great pleasure I spent my last night in Shuhe, there. The plantings in the courtyard are exquisite, and so... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

It was one of the most enjoyable holiday that I had experienced at the Bivou. The hospitality at the Bivou was fantastic, makes you feel like home. Loved the peanuts, cookies and breakfast that was provided. Overall thumbs up and keep up the good work, Hwee Ling and team. Look forward to returning to Bivou again !

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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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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style
#2 Romantic Hotel in Lijiang #2 Family Hotel in Lijiang #19 Best Value Hotel in Lijiang
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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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