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Songtsam Hotel Lugu

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Songzanlin, at the foot of Songtsam Lama temple, Shangri-La County 674400, China
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful location from which to begin our China vacation. Fantastic view of Songzangling Monastery from our room. Perfect starting place to acclimate to the high elevation. The staff was incredibly attentive and hospitable. They knew our tastes by heart by the time we left (we spent 4 nights).

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Hallandale Beach, Florida
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42 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This resort in Shangri-La China combines a wonderful and very responsive staff with very well appointed rooms and serves an oasis high in the mountain area of china. The rooms are very modern and the staff has thought of everything including having oxygen available for use in the rooms for tourists who may have a reaction to the high altitude... More

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Brisbane, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our favourite Hotel on our 5 week trip through China and Tibet.We had been travelling through Yunnan on our way to Tibet and decided to stay 3 nights so we could acclimatise before we flew to Lhasa. It was also our midpoint and we wanted to have some peace and quiet, before continuing our private tour. What a... More

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San Francisco, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just completed a 9 day circuit of all the Songtsam Lodges (Shangrila, Tacheng, Meili, Cizhong, and Benzilan). What a fantastic and unique experience. The lodges in each location were wonderfully comfortable and beautifully decorated with amazing views. The antique textiles and furniture in each lodge alone are worth the visit. The only thing missing was a curated catalog of... More

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Newnan, Georgia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

One of our favorite places in China! The hotel accommodations were wonderful: room, service, food, and staff. The location right next to the monastery could not be better. We will definitely plan another trip to this wonderful place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

It is An amazing place. The people there are always nice. The food was really good! It is really close from the temple. It is near the lake. There are trails to walk. You can take the bus to go to the city it is really cheap it only cost 1 yuan.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Liked this hotel very much. Great location, interesting interior if a little rambling . Our room was very good, lots of space, good clean bathroom,good facilities. Excellant service throughout, we were there 3 nights and had really good breakfast and evening meals. Warning, it is cold -take some warm clothing

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We were a bit concerned when we realized we were staying outside of shangrila old town, but it turned out even better. This hotel is right next to the beautiful monestary, and you can walk to the lake, around a farming village, and there is a great view of the mountains. Because 80% of the old town burned down recently,... More

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Shanghai, China
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

The Songtsam certainly has location, location, location. The feeling you get when you walk in the doors is just like being in someone's home - and it is actually the owner's home. The hotel is cozy and the rooms are relaxing. Where it falls short, though, is in the service; especially with the rates they are charging. Food in the... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I was traveling with my elderly parents, and Songtsam impressed us by being very sensitive to their needs. My mother has problems walking, and they did everything to accommodate. They were always patient and ready to assist us. The excellent service we experienced here sets the standard for Songstam Lodges, and we will certainly choose them for future trips in... More

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Address: Songzanlin, at the foot of Songtsam Lama temple, Shangri-La County 674400, China
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Location: China > Yunnan > Shangri-La County
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Songtsam Hotel Lugu 3.5*
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Songtsam Hotel Shangri La County
Songtsam Hotel Lugu Shangri-La County, China - Yunnan

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Songtsam Lodge at Shangri-la (Songtsam Lugu Hotel) is the flagship lodge of Songtsam Lodges - a series of luxury boutique lodges built in pristine and beautiful locations in Yunnan.Songtsam Shangri-la (3,290m) is situated right next to the Songzanlin Monastery, the largest Tibetan monastery in Yunnan province. The lodge is housed in a traditional Tibetan dwelling within this typical, self-sufficient Tibetan farming village where the founder of Songtsam, Baima Dorjie, spent his childhood. Songtsam Shangro-la has hosted thousands of intrepid travelers from all over the world in the past 10 years. ... more   less 
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