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The Linden Centre

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Our family stayed here in the family suite for 5 nights--wonderful opportunity to experience the area in depth. This was a great place off the beaten path--we were in a small town with no crowds. The property itself is beautiful, and it was unique to stay in an old restored house. The staff were super friendly, and we enjoyed getting... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights and marvelled at this unique hotel. It is set amongst rice fields well outside the city of Dali, so the first thing you will notice is the quiet followed by the abundance of bird song. The rooms are lovely with a relatively modern bathroom tacked on. However, this is an original Chinese house so... More 

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Jeanee L, Owner at The Linden Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for spending time with us. We are sorry to hear that you felt our mattresses were too hard. We purposely imported expensive American mattresses because we felt that the Chinese mattresses we experienced throughout our over one thousand nights of hotel stays in this country were constantly too hard. Most guests complement our beds, especially after spending many... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

This is not just an hotel with outstanding services, but also a cultural relic. The history of the house and the family who built it is as extraordinary as the one of its renovation and transformation into an hotel & cultural center. We had an excellent diner on the terrace, in the middle of rice fields. Each and every detail... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

20km away from the noisy and crowed Dali, this refurbished courtyard is right in the middle of the rice culture and very close to a still preserved and quite village. Bedroom are antics style but with great mattress. Do not miss the 5:00pm tour to get an historical explanation of the place.

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

From the moment we stepped foot in the Linden Centre, we were immersed in a rich cultural experience couched in authentic hospitality from the entire staff. The staff was expecting us and knew us by name upon our arrival. Jasmine invited us to a welcome drink - the Linden Ginger is highly recommended! (local plum wine and ginger ale) -... More 

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Shanghai Region, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

I stayed in the Linden Centre with a few friends in May. It was one of the best trips in my life, and the Centre definitely added to that experience. It is located conveniently near many popular spots in XiZhou, though it manages to remain very peaceful/silent. It has an amazing balance between local Chinese architecture/culture, but is still very... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

I stayed here with some of my friends and everything was great. Everybody was extremely friendly and the food was simply incredible. The view is spectacular and a great place to just sit and think. I highly recommend this place for all.

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

I stayed there with my friends for a month. The place is large, but really cozy. There were four bedrooms, three on the first floor and one on the second floor. Boys stayed at the room on the second floor, and girls stayed at the room on the first floor. There were two bunk beds in each room. Also, there... More 

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Jeanee L, Owner at The Linden Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing our home with us for one month. To clarify to future guests, the Linden Centre in Xizhou consists of three separate historical complexes. The original Centre exists as a heritage hotel and is most often reviewed on Tripadvisor. We also have a larger and older complex/relic, The Commons, that has been carefully restored over the past... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

I came here with a few of my friends for a pretty long stay, and we were never disappointed. XiZhou is a beautiful place to visit, and the Linden Centre is a perfect place to stay at. The staff and locals at the place are very friendly and willing to interact. Definitely recommend staying there!

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

I stayed in the Linden Centre with a few, more like 15, of my friends to see the amazing scenery. The locals here are friendly and there are more tools than enough to have a blast. I encourage you all to stay here in the Linden Centre and have a great time.

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Jeanee L, Owner at The Linden Centre, responded to this review

We are always proud to receive reviews from students who have spent one month at the Linden Centre's Education Annex. Your program's innovative approach to education means that you are pioneers, high school students tackling research challenges that are too often left for university grad students. Your community outreach projects, which everyone of you must complete, ensures that you are... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Linden Centre is a meticulously restored courtyard mansion in the pristine Yunnan village of Xizhou. Great care was taken to preserve the beautiful indigenous architecture of this nationally protected cultural relic, while up-scale modern conveniences including heating and air conditioning were added to ensure guests a comfortable and absolutely unique stay. In this elegant setting, connect with the local ethnic cultures that make this part of China so special. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Linden Centre

Address: No.5 Chengbei Village, Xizhou Town, Dali 671004, China
Location: China > Yunnan > Dali
Price Range: $142 - $219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Linden Centre 3.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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