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Palace Hotel (Wang Fu Hotel)

4.0 of 5
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No.9 Yigu Street, Nanmen Street, Gucheng District, Lijiang 674100, China
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Hong Kong, China
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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a good hotel if you want to stay at the beginning of the old town of Ligiang. It does give you a feeling of the old town, and housekeeping is good too. But carpets are run down. The food and beverage options are limited. Breakfast is included and the buffet is for Chinese liking. They serve eggs and... More 

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Lauchringen, Germany
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135 reviews
75 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

It is a beautiful wooden building directly in Lijiang's Old Town, a courtyard hotel with two nice courts that invite you to sit down and relax - if you find the time for it. The rooms are ok, though a bit small and worn. Unfortunately, during our stay, they were also COLD, as there was no heating system. The same... More 

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Egham
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387 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 301 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

By western standards this is not a 4 star hotel but it is a delightful place to stay. It is located in the old town surrounded by beautiful buildings and no traffic. These buildings are lit up at night and it looks like something out of 'Aladdin'You have to walk for about 5 minutes from where you are dropped off... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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180 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the Wangfu Hotel in Lijiang for 3 nights during a recent trip to China and would definitely recommend this hotel if you're looking for a comfortable hotel in Lijiang's old town. The hotel is close to many restaurants which is great. Our room was at the back of the hotel and was therefore quiet - rooms at... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

If you expect a normal business hotel this will not meet your expectations. However, if you would like to experience a lovely Chinese hotel this is perfect. Small court yards, traditional interior and design. Ginger tea, coffe and cookies served for free. Location is also in the quiet part of the old town (important if loud bar music is not... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 via mobile

The toilet in our bathroom has a really weird smell. The hotel is rather old and the floor of our room is shaky. Judging from the hotel's star level, the experience is unsatisfying. By the way, the breakfast is bad, too.

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Hua Hin, Thailand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This Hotel was not great...but good. Best was its location within a few minutes on foot from the South Gate. Since cars are not permitted in the Old Town this can be important. This part of town also seemed more quiet with less tourists compared to more famous entrance near the water wheel. My room was a bit outdated with... More 

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israel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

this was not our part of our scheduled trip, but because of a horrible road accident that closed access to our original hotel, we had to stay here for one night. it was freezing and there was no heat. after asking them about the broken heat, they gave us a few extra blankets. the shower overflowed to the bedroom. i... More 

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St. Louis
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76 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Good location in old town Lijiang, surrounded by restaurants and artisan shops. Good: they have central heat (some) and free WiFi. They have a night club if you're into that, with live entertainment (loud, but not a problem in our room towards the back). Not so hot: almost zero English spoken. Rooms a little small, few amenities. Like everything in... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

In the heart of Old Lijiang, very roomy and clean. Breakfast is a bit limited especially if you are not in for the traditional chinese breakfast dishes. Staff hardly speak any English. Internet in rooms not so reliable.

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