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No.5 Chengbei Village, Xizhou Town, Dali 671004 China See on map
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Breakfast included
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3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel, in a beautifully restored old home, is actually a vibrant hubbub of education and culture. Brian and Jeanee Linden make their guests feel welcome, as do the friendly, helpful staff members. The impressive partnerships that Brian and Jeanee have established with townspeople can...More

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Response from Jeanee L, Owner at The Linden CentreResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words. We continually strive to develop new ways of expressing veneration for the local culture. These efforts are pursued with our guests in mind as well. How to create activities and programs that facilitate more natural interaction with the community...More

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Reviewed January 1, 2018

My family and I just completed our third visit to the Linden Centre in Xizhou outside Dali in Yunnan. Each visit has been better than the last. This restored courtyard home of a wealthy merchant with some 14 hotel rooms still feels like a family...More

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Response from Brian l, Owner at The Linden CentreResponded March 20, 2018

I am honoured to receive such glowing comments from a fellow China-hand. We both have watched China change so dramatically over the past three decades -much for the good, some for the bad- and the ephemeral glimpses, scents and tastes of old China are what...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

As a student, I arrived at the Linden Center with a small group of friends and two teachers with a plan to stay for about a week. The first thing I noticed about the hotel is that it is less of a modern hotel than...More

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Response from Jeanee L, Owner at The Linden CentreResponded 1 week ago

I love sharing my story with students. That is why I do two speaking tours per year in China and one per year in the States. I want young people to see the impact that China and its people have had on my life and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The linden centre facilitated one of my most significant experiences as a Chinese learner. Situated in the authentic Xizhou village, one’s stay makes for an immersive and perspective-changing time. Thank you again!More

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Response from Jeanee L, Owner at The Linden CentreResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words. I have just returned from a three-week speaking tour to Beijing, Shanghai, and Tianjin. I was honored to give talks at some of China's top universities, bookstores, and embassies, including a dinner and speech hosted by the US Ambassador...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked our stay at the Linden Centre for our visit to Dali without really knowing much about the place or location. We were a bit surprised when we realized that it was located 32 kilometer from Dali railway station. I am very glad that...More

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Response from Jeanee L, Owner at The Linden CentreResponded 1 week ago

In the midst of our busy National Day vacation, all three of our Xizhou sites are fully booked with guests who echo the same sentiments. While the crowds and mass tourism is in Dali Old Town, alongside KFC, McDonald's, Pizza Hut and Starbucks, the village...More

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The Linden Centre is an award-winning boutique hotel offering the intrepid traveller an inspiring exploration into Southwest China. With the Himalayan foothills providing a stunning backdrop, guests can More reside in a beautifully restored national relic (one of the only national heritage sites open to overnight stays in China) within a thriving village, all while being serviced by a passionate and bilingual staff. Over 40% of the mansion is dedicated to common space, including a well-stocked cafe, dining room, fitness center, game room, extensive library, and conference facilities. Our second story terrace, floating above the fertile fields, is one of the iconic images of the region. Touch the ‘old’ China that is elusive to most visitors in one of the world’s oldest and most storied cultures. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Spa
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
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Best Value
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Best Value
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
30
Price range
US$105 - US$179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Linden Centre Hotel Dali
Location
China > Yunnan > Dali
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Best Value
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
30
Price range
US$105 - US$179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Linden Centre Hotel Dali
Location
China > Yunnan > Dali
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Room & Suite (74)
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DKTKT_Middleton_WI
August 5, 2018|
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Response from Jeanee L | Property representative |
You can fly into Dali Airport - DLU is the code. Take care when you book it and don't get confused by the Dalian airport which is close to Korea and far away from Dali. A driver can be arranged to pick you up.
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November 13, 2014|
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Response from possuminpandaland | Reviewed this property |
No # San Diego. Candy from Linden Centre (XiZhou) has responded; " The WuXi project ceased, with Jeanee + Brian developing two additional sites in XiZhou. BaoChengFu (their 3rd site, opening Jan 2015). Expanding a diverse... More
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"All rooms are fine."
Dreamer316827
3 weeks ago
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"If you are looking for a hotel that is similar to the Hilton then the Linden Center is not for you."
jassyrank
Sep. 11, 2018
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"Rooms at the first floor are very calm and top."
Olivierpetitsplats
May 8, 2018
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"They are all excellent."
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Apr. 22, 2018
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