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Songtsam Retreat at Shangri la - MGallery Collection

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 27 December 2011

We were originally given a very basic room overlooKing the monastery, for $38 per night additional we upgraded to a junior suite, complete with wooden soaking tub,separate shower andtoilet room. The downside is that we froze! Slept in long underwear and the terry robe. Thenext day the hotel provided us within auxiliary heater, it definitely helped! Breakfast buffet was very...

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Surprise, Arizona
Reviewed 25 November 2011

We were greeted with ginger tea in a lovely lobby with a fireplace. It looked like something out of the old west. There was a blanket over my door to keep the draft away. Alas a bucket and stool in the shower. I guess that was for the hot water to soak my feet. They had hot water! The view...

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Blueys Beach, Australia
Reviewed 19 November 2011

We booked a Junior Suite on a discount website and were not disappointed. This is true luxury, a huge space, king bed on a raised platform, oversized wooden bath tub - like a Japanese bath, slow combustion wood fire, separate shower wet room, quality Chinese furnishings and tea ware. The negative would be that the hotel, built only a couple...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 5 September 2011

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 24 August 2011

I visited Songtsam Retreat midway through a business trip with my China-based colleague and 17 year old daughter who had accompanied me on the trip. We loved every moment of our time at the retreat. It is an extraordinary location and the accommodations...what amazing detail to art and decor - intriguing but not overdone and so comfortable. The staff is...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 22 August 2011

After travelling for two weeks through China this hotel truly exceeded all our expectations in any way! First, its location. The hotel lies out of Shangri-La town behind the monastery and provides idyllic panoramic views of the monastery, the surroundings and the endless Tibetan mountains and plains. Second, the service. All hotel staff was very welcoming, warm and friendly and...

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singapore
Reviewed 12 August 2011

This is such a beautiful and comfortable hotel that we really wished we could afford more time and of course the price for a few more nights. It is a true 5 star experience and the whole decor from the pretty bag holding the hair dryer to the beautiful slippers spells of top quality. The beds are on a raised...

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New York City
Reviewed 8 August 2011

My wife and I stayed for 5 nights here in mid-June with our 2 young children, aged 5 and 7, in a full villa suite, which was a duplex and huge. We are all well-traveled and we could not have been happier with our stay and wished that we could have stayed even longer. The hotel facility is rather new,...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 20 July 2011

This resort is in an idyllic location with stunning views. The design is typical and stylish -befitting its environment. Friendly, caring staff who work closely as a team. It has a relaxed ambience and a very "zen" feel about it. The Chef is amazing. Food is just delicious. I also tried the spa which was a great experience. I will...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 6 July 2011

Songtsam Retreat is not only located in the middle of the nature, but it brings you a quiet time, on the amazing landscape of the county. Rooms (especially Jr Suites) are really nice (what a pleasure to open your eyes on Tibetan mountains) and staff has been really kind to make us discover non-touristic places and paths. Don't miss the...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the Shangri-La Hills, Songtsam Retreat, a member of the Mgallery Collection, offers exceptional boutique accommodation in a distinctly Tibetan Style. Boasting a breathtaking location in this beautifully remote area of China, unique architecture and stunning design, the retreat comprises 72 rooms and suites. Songtsam Retreat is located 25 minutes from Diqing Airport and 5 minutes from Songzanlin Monastery. It offers spectacular views, 2 restaurants offering superb dining, a day spa;Linka Spa by L'Occitane, boutique shop, takeout shop and a meditation/yoga room. The hotel is pleased to provide various activities in and around the hotel for you to have a truly memorable stay and ensure you experience all that Shangri-La, also known as the 'Eden in Dream' has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Songtsam Retreat at Shangri la - MGallery Collection

Address: Son Zan Lin Ka, Shangri-La County 674400, China (Formerly Songtsam Retreat At Shangri-La)
Region: China > Yunnan > Shangri-La County
Price Range: $131 - $283 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Songtsam Retreat at Shangri la - MGallery Collection 4.5*
Number of rooms: 72
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“The view towards the monastery is lovely”
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“The view from rooms on top of the hill is magnificent”
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“The 1400 block is close to reception and the restaurant.”
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“Try to stay further away from the few rooms near the parking area around the lobby, it gets a little noisy at times.”
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