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Palace Hotel (Wang Fu Hotel)

No.9 Yigu Street, Nanmen Street, Gucheng District, Lijiang 674100, China
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Ranked #32 of 680 Hotels in Lijiang
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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75 reviews 75 reviews
12 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 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 My room was a bit outdated with...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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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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58 reviews 58 reviews
20 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 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
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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87 reviews 87 reviews
17 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 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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Toronto, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

We spent 3 wonderful nights in this hotel and have to say how very satisfied with the room and the hotel in general. We did realize that the disco at the front of the courtyard hotel would be noisy at night so we chose a room in the far back. which was more than we expected in amenities and style.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Carpet you wouldn't walk on barefoot. No Internet. Door hung so you can see light around the edges. Sketchy rigged electric extension. Noise from hall. Mosquitoes in the room and window that leaves gaps when closed (but beautiful window) no safe in room, some lovely staff who are Naxi people, some unfriendly ones who are not, located near ancient city.... More 

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Brisbane Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

This is a more traditional Chinese Hotel located in the “Old Town” part of Lijiang. If you want to experience living in the Chinese environment you have to stay here. The hotel is more than adequate though the rooms are a bit dated. The hotel Courtyards are a wonderful area to relax and coffee/tea is provided after 11.00 AM. Many... More 

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