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Songtsam Shangri-la (Lugu) Hotel

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a magical resort; Overlooking an amazing Buddhist Temple with a view of the high mountains. As special as the location is at 11,000 feet above see level, the b st part was the staff. Everyone was so nice. Two evenings when my wife was feeling the altitude our waiter brought a local ginseng remedy tha did the trick. The...

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We actually stayed at three Songtsam lodges over a span of five days: in Shangri-La, in Benzilan and in Meili. The Songtsam management team had tailored the program according to our desire to discover and enjoy a variety of scenic spots along the route which runs through the Three Parallel Rivers area of Western Yunnan, before leading into Tibet and...

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Tydd St Giles
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights while visiting Shangri-La and the area. The staff are delightful and the rooms were well appointed and comfortable. The atmosphere was quiet and calm. Our rooms were very large suites at the back on the first floor, extremely comfortable, with all proper facilities. We were slightly disappointed with the evening meals in the hotel...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We finished our Songtsam Tour in Shangri La for 2 nights. This is a quite spot in this busy city. We had a lovely room with a view of the Monastery and the Lake. The room was huge, the bathroom fabulous and the food here is excellent. These are wonderful characterful hotels. I loved them.

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Ramat Gan, Israel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed there with my family for 2 nights in the family suit and it was perfect. It was luxurious and yet very homey and cozy. We arrived there in a late night hour and got a warm welcome by the hotel staff. In the morning we woke up to the beautiful garden surrounding are suit and to the lake...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 31 October 2016

10 of us went on the Songtsam Circuit tour 14-24 Oct 2016 and everyone of us agreed it was one of the best holidays we had. The itinerary was very well designed, accommodation at the Songtsam lodges was very comfortable, the food and wine very good and the staff very attentive to our needs. Topping it all was our guide,...

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Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We wanted to see something of China that was off the beaten track from the usual tourist destinations, e.g. Beijing, Great Wall, etc, and we also like hiking and mountain scenery. Yunnan seemed to tick all the boxes in this regard, and so we arranged a week of sightseeing and walking with Songtsam, through the UK company TransIndus. It was...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Two families travelling together at the Shangri La, Benzilan, & Meile lodges. One family from US visiting the other living in China. The food was excellent, the staff was charming & helpful at each lodge. The lodges themselves were beautiful, comfortable, scrupulously clean, & very tastefully decorated. My husband who likes to play basketball saw monks playing from our window...

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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We went on a 8 day 7 night trip, being picked up at noon in our Lijiang Hotel, then to Dazheng, Cizhong, Meili and finally to Shangrila with a Songtsam driver and butler (what they call a guide) with us throughout. Pros: wonderful countryside; beautiful hotels with antiques and nice wooden furniture; very few people where we were taken; and...

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Hong Kong
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

My parents and I stayed 3 nights at Songtsam Lugu. It is a delightful Tibetan style lodge. Staff members are very friendly and helpful. Food is great but not lots of variety. The hot pot dinner was the best. Don't miss the afternoon tea they serve everyday from 3 pm to 5 pm. The hot milk tea was devine! Hotel...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Songtsam Lodge at Shangri-la (Songtsam Lvgu Hotel) is the flagship lodge of Songtsam Lodges - a series of luxury boutique lodges built in pristine and beautiful locations in Yunnan.Songtsam Shangri-la (3,280m) is situated right next to the Songzanlin Monastery, the largest Tibetan monastery in Yunnan province. The lodge is housed in a traditional Tibetan dwelling within this typical, self-sufficient Tibetan farming village where the founder of Songtsam, Baima Dorjie, spent his childhood. Songtsam Shangro-la has hosted thousands of intrepid travelers from all over the world in the past 10 years. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Songtsam Shangri-la (Lugu) Hotel

Address: Songzanlin, at the foot of Songtsam Lama temple, Shangri-La County 674400, China
Region: China > Yunnan > Shangri-La County
Price Range: $141 - $474 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Songtsam Shangri-la (Lugu) Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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“at the Meili lodge, ask for a room with a direct view on the Kawagebo mountain”
 of 5 bubbles bbarbier, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors have better views but if you are not used to altitude best to go with lower floors”
 of 5 bubbles Kiddell, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are probably good, but keep in mind that these are wooden houses and there are no lifts.”
 of 5 bubbles CHM1, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Stairs are steep and quite narrow.”
 of 5 bubbles PaulDenham, 13 Apr 2016 | Read review
“These are small lodges curated for ideal views, ambience and peaceful rest. Don't worry about rooms. They are beautiful.”
 of 5 bubbles leslienolimits, 27 Jun 2015 | Read review
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