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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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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Egham
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326 reviews
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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

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 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 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 8 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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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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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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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

This hotel is located in the the center of the old town of Lijiang - no access by car/bus/coach. However electric vehicle available for passenger and luggage. Poor English speaking staff capabilities - as in most Chinese upcountry hotels Limited selection for breakfast as usual in Chinese upcountry hotels - we missed selection of fruits most :-( very good bathroom... More 

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Ramat Gan, Israel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

perfectly located in mid picturesque old town lijiang it's beatutifuly designed and decorated. see pictures. staff very welcoming and helpful above and beyond their call of duty( helped me transfer tons of pictures and vodeos via their computer to my disk on key. room and sirrouding very nice and special. gardens patios , water - loved it. mattress too hard... More 

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