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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 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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Philadelphia, PA
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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the best ever -- this is a very comfortable lodge near the Songtsam Lin Temple. Everything about it was beautiful, understated luxury -- indoors natural wood paneled, room was well appointed but country inn feeling, beautiful art work/ tapestries/ statues everywhere, large elegant breakfast area with delicious food and very attentive service. Only slightly negative comment would be... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are really surprised at the hotel in this area, where we will not expect has such nice and wonderful hotel. The view is excellent, and most important it is their people, such nice and helpful, make you feel like at home. Also the rooms are clean and with wonderful Tibetan design, high classical. We will stay again next trip,... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

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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47 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

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
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

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
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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 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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Address: Songzanlin, at the foot of Songtsam Lama temple, Shangri-La County 674400, China
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Location: China > Yunnan > Shangri-La County
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Songtsam Hotel Lugu 3.5*
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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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