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Sky Valley Heritage Boutique Hotel

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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

In the middle of a small village outside of Dali, probably one of the nicest boutique hotel I have been staying at. The renovation of the old property was done at a very high standard, the staff was very helpful and well trained. A must is a visit of the local market, where you will meet many different ethnic groups

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Jian j, 总经理 at Sky Valley Heritage Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Sky Valley and for sharing such a great review with us .We are very happy to hear that you have enjoyed your stay in Sky Valley and We are very much looking forward to welcoming you back soon during your next trip in Dali.Sky Valley Heritage Boutique Hotel.

Inverness, California
Reviewed April 8, 2017

My husband and I stayed for a week in this precious gem niched in a subdued residential area, away from the hustle and bustle of the old town square of Xizhou, near Dali in Yunnan. The hotel made it very easy for us to get there, with a hired-car trusted by the hotel management waiting for us at the train...

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Jian j, 总经理 at Sky Valley Heritage Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for sharing your experience here. Your generous words regarding your experience here have been shared with the team, and are appreciated by all. We are very happy to hear that you have enjoyed your holiday in Sky Valley and thanks for your sincere advice, we will try to do better. We are very much looking forward to welcoming...

Shanghai, China
Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

We stayed three days at SVH. The family suite was beautiful and very well appointed. It was neat to stay in an old Bai courtyard home and the owner and designers did a fabulous job renovating the property into a luxury hotel. They got so much right: the space is beautifully designed with water features; the beds are comfortable; the...

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Jian j, 总经理 at Sky Valley Heritage Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Sky Valley and for sharing such a great review with us .We are very happy to hear that you have enjoyed your stay in Sky Valley and We are very much looking forward to welcoming you back soon during your next trip in Dali.Sky Valley Heritage Boutique Hotel.

Reviewed February 12, 2017

I had an exceptional experience at The Sky Valley which made me didn't want to leave. Staff there took great care and been attentive, as I have ordered some yoghurt for room service on the first night, they delivered to the room very promptly. Since that night, they had prepared yoghurt in my room every night during my stay at...

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Jian j, 总经理 at Sky Valley Heritage Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time out to review your recent experience with us. We are happy to read that you have enjoyed the stay. Your kind words have been shared and are appreciated by us all. Also, thank you for your recommendation. We look forward to welcoming you back. Sky Valley Heritage Boutique Hotel.

State of Sao Paulo
Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights in this beautiful place. The rooms are nice and cozy. The atmosphere sends you to the ancient China. It's a very nice surprise when you arrive there since the neighborhood tells you the opposite. The people welcome you with a smile and are prompt to help. Breakfast is simple, both local and western but it's...

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Jian j, 总经理 at Sky Valley Heritage Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Sky Valley and for sharing such a great review with us .We are very happy to hear that you have enjoyed your stay in Sky Valley and We are very much looking forward to welcoming you back soon during your next trip in Dali.Sky Valley Heritage Boutique Hotel.

Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

I took a group tour that used this hotel. Although some others were famous high-end hotels more highly rated, the Sky Valley was my favorite of the trip. While it was not as flashy or ritzy in some ways, it was the best laid-out room with the best ambiance throughout the hotel. Service was top-notch, from front desk to restaurant,...

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Thank you for taking the time out to review your recent experience with us. We are happy to read that you have enjoyed the stay. Your kind words have been shared and are appreciated by us all. Also, thank you for your recommendation. We look forward to welcoming you back. Sky Valley Heritage Boutique Hotel.

Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

Country serenity accessible to folks who don't mind taking the road less traveled, occasionally. You won't find tour groups hanging out in the courtyard. You will find a nice array of travelers who've researched the general destination and seek the charms of accessible but rural China.

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Jian j, 总经理 at Sky Valley Heritage Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Sky Valley and for sharing such a great review with us .We are very happy to hear that you have enjoyed your stay in Sky Valley and We are very much looking forward to welcoming you back soon during your next trip in Dali.Sky Valley Heritage Boutique Hotel.

Chengdu, China
Reviewed November 15, 2016

The location was awesome , view outside the room was perfect, I stayed in premier room. The price is just perfect not to expensive. The motive of the hotel is like ancient style. The service was very warm from the day I arrived till I left. The food was ok.

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Thank you for choosing Sky Valley and for sharing such a great review with us .We are very happy to hear that you have enjoyed your stay in Sky Valley and We are very much looking forward to welcoming you back soon during your next trip in Dali.Sky Valley Heritage Boutique Hotel.

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed October 22, 2016

We enjoyed our stay in Dali very much. The hotel is beautiful and the rooms are well appointed and comfortable. Breakfast is a bit basic but that is ok. The main issue is the hotel's location. It is far from the airport, far from the bus station to other towns in the region and far from the ancient town. There...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed October 17, 2016

We stayed in this hotel for 3 days in September and I can really say that I loved the hotel - it was great. The hotel combines luxury with beautiful ancient Bai architecture in the middle of the countryside. We were able to relax and enjoy Bai culture and the staff took care of all of our needs. The food...

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Many thanks for sharing your experience here. Your generous words regarding your experience here have been shared with the team, and are appreciated by all. We are very happy to hear that you have enjoyed your holiday in Sky Valley and We are very much looking forward to welcoming you back soon during your next trip in Dali.Sky Valley Heritage...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sky Valley Heritage Boutique Hotel, a handcrafted hotel, is in the heart of Xizhou where lies in the north of Dali city, Yunnan. Xizhou is a historic town and the main residential district for Bai Nationality. It is also the birthplace of Dali culture. Historically, the town, protected by Erhai lake and Cangshan mountain, hosted the royals during the Nanzhao and the Dali kingdoms.The building of Sky Vally is one of the 88 national heritages listed private houses in Xizhou. This restoration and renovation project was born from the vision to develop an ensemble of historical heritage building and transform it into a elegant and exclusive destination. Inspired by the Bai's rich artistic heritage, the original arts and crafts from this historical building are well preserved. The floor plan makes a sharp distinction between the quiet and reserved private area and the glamorously festive social area. The construction faithfully respects local traditional techniques, many details including individual window pieces, red copper bathing and bathroom sink, and stone and root carving lamp are dedicated to local crafts by hand.An comfortable space, spanning between 25 and 90 square meters , each of 16 room/suites features one bedroom, bathroom, living room, and/or living room. The walled compound enjoys absolute privacy complemented by sweeping views from an elevated position. Rich catalpa woods and luxurious furnishings create a warm and calming environment with sweeping views. By combining modern design with original historical material, each room/suite offers master craftsmanship, contemporary functionality, passion for pure beauty, and an opportunity glancing into the history.On the first floor, 10 premier rooms are private haven of 25 square meters in size that feature king-size or twin beds. Set within the sand stone walls and floor, oversized bathrooms are equipped limited edition sanitary wares. On the second floor, Sky Valley offers 4 suites that feature king-size or twin beds. Due to the unique nature of the structures, no two rooms are identical. Without compromising the integrity of the dwellings and heritage components, all accommodations enjoy the comforts of air conditioning and internet connectivity. Oversized bathrooms are equipped handcrafted red copper sanitary wares. Bath products are imported from FranceThere are a total of two different styles Sky Valley Family Suites on the second floor, measuring on average 90 square meters. These are furnished in a similar way to the Garden View Suites, however each suites has a extra bedroom.Cuisine is a key element of the experience at Sky Valley, Yue , the Lounge & Restaurant offers a creative take on contemporary Bai cuisine. We are committed to sourcing the highest quality ingredients at the peak of their season. Besides wine, whiskey, tea, and other high quality beverages, custom-designed bar provides 100% estate grown coffee that meets SCAA standard.For those who wish to explore Dali's lush, nature-rich countryside while getting some exercise we have devised a range of guided golf, walking, biking and trekking routes to suit all interests and abilities. Today Xizhou is a Bai for arts, crafts, culture, wellness, food, shopping, and spirituality. Insight to the general layout of Bai center and an overview of Bai's culturally rich surroundings are provided. The Xizhou Insider Tour is an excellent opportunity to learn the intriguing history of Bai and why Bai is a unique travel destination. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sky Valley Heritage Boutique Hotel

Address: Xianglong Village, Xizhou Town, Dali 671004, China (Formerly Tiangu Xiyuan Guji Boutique Hotel)
Location: China > Yunnan > Dali
Price Range: $112 - $205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Sky Valley Heritage Boutique Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Dali
#9 Best Value Hotel in Dali
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“I visited several other rooms. All the garden view and family suites are beautifully appointed.”
JacquelineS200, Apr 8, 2017 | Read review
“the premier room is fantastic spacious and perfect for my family of three”
groingup2004, Nov 15, 2016 | Read review
“Get an upstairs room”
896malcolml, Sep 2, 2016 | Read review
“the suite of second floor south is best”
rahul559, May 7, 2016 | Read review
“all about the same, the ones upstairs, presumably a little larger.”
69bernardl, Apr 29, 2016 | Read review
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