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Cairns, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

After booing at one place and the beds too hard, we tried a few others, and around the corner was Australia House. We sampled a softer bed, and it was just right. We loved being here and Lou and Cindy made us feel like we were at our second home ! Just a street out of the hub but close... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Lou and Cindy are the great hosts of this wonderful gem in Shuhe. The entire decoration is completed with great thought to the comfort of their guests. Rooms are beautiful with the combination of Chinese ancient style and Western comforts. A short walk to Shuhe little town where all the action is, it's also a brief taxi ride into Dianyan... More 

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

As soon as you walk through the doors theres that pleasant relaxing atmosphere not found in to many places except here. The hosts and staff where great and accomodating, the room quite and comfortable. Only a few minutes walk to town centre and all the fun at hand. Cant wait to go back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Great place to stay, good food, cold beer, western facilities & staff that bend over backwards to help. Lou knows all the best sights to visit & Cindy knows all the best shopping. (Ask her to come with you if you want a bargain). Lou's BBQs were great. Highly recommended. Ken R

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

If you want to explore this part of China, skip Lijiang Ancient City (at least for accommodations) and go for this fabulous spot in Shuhe Ancient City. Comfortable beds, good breakfast made to order and clean rooms were just the start. Our children (9 and 11) really appreciated the respite with Cindy, Lou and Mia helping us make the most... More 

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Sidney, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

From the moment that we arrived until our departure a couple of days later, we experienced great hospitality. Mia met us at the gate, introduced herself and escorted us to the office where the requisite paperwork was completed. She and the owner offered endless suggestions on things to do. They loaned us two bicycles so that we could cycle to... More 

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Lijiang, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Situated in the beautiful Suhe, which is highly recommended since it is what Lijiang Old Town used to be before the mad tourism explosion, Aussie House is nice and cozy guesthouse with two of the greatest hosts at the helm, Lou and Cindy will surely make you feel at home. If you come with group ask Lou about one of... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Australia House provides a perfect location, situated on the outskirts of beautiful Shuhe and within close proximity (5 minutes walk) to the old town and a short taxi ride to Lijiang. It is quiet, peaceful and beautifully designed with a gorgeous garden, old style Chinese architecture and comfortable, spacious rooms. The garden is a delight to sit and contemplate in... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

I was part of a group of twelve exploring the Lijiang region. Our hosts Lou and Cindy and their wonderful assistant manager, Mia made our stay wonderful. The hotel is comfortable, Cindy's cooking amazing and it is a safe centre from which to explore the region. Lou is passionate about Shuhe and surrounds. Horse riding is a must to see... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Shuhe is much better than the old town in lijiang. The hotel is good but can do with a refresh in some respects like the outdoor seating and entrance carpet / lanterns. Breakfast is standard for a lodge but we recommend Sweet Vanilla in Shuhe for coffee, tea and sweet treats.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 2011 in traditional indigenous Naxi architecture and setting in world heritage Shuhe Ancient Town, Lijiang, we offer 20 modern western rooms, each with separate shower, toilet, wash-basin & dresser, 32" HD satellite TV inc English movie, sports, news & documentary channels, high-speed WiFi internet, coffee & tea making facilities. Executive rooms and suite also have full views of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. Separate but interactive F&B facilities include indoor restaurant, outdoor beer garden & cocktail bar, meeting room & observation deck, verandah coffee tables. Western and northern Chinese dishes balance the local Sichuan-style cuisine. Full local tour packages are also arranged at reception desk. We communicate fluently in English, Chinese & Greek. Join us for that unique holiday, school tour or business conference in one of Nature's most magnificent locations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Australia House Boutique Hotel

Address: NO. 52 Dongkang 7th Group | Shuhe, Lijiang 674100, China
Location: China > Yunnan > Lijiang
Price Range: $34 - $49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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