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The Linden Centre

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting the Linden Centre is like visiting a Historic Chinese home and garden, beautifully maintained, every comfort taken care of from the bowl of delicious fruit to the soaps in the very romantic bathrooms. The food is authentic, superb, varied, even for me, a caeliac...More

Thank hswetstone
Response from Brian l, Owner at The Linden CentreResponded 5 days ago

Tomorrow is a sad day for me. I will be leaving for one month to give lectures throughout China and the US. It is always hard for me to leave this place. Yunnan is now home and I thrive on the enraptured responses we get...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been going to the Linden Centre for about 3 years now, usually to take students from the Middlebury in China program there for cultural activities. When I stay at the Linden Centre for personal travel I am always amazed not only by the...More

Thank Ni Y
Response from Brian l, Owner at The Linden CentreResponded 3 weeks ago

Our partnerships with schools like Middlebury are the source of great pride for the Centre. Your students and teachers fit perfectly into our intellectual milieu and enhance the experiences of our other guests. Additionally, your interaction with our community and team reflects the curiosity and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had never been to China before but the Linden Centre makes me want to go back. It is beautiful and has wonderful food and service. But more than that, it is a cultural experience. It is in and of a small village outside of...More

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Response from Brian l, Owner at The Linden CentreResponded 3 weeks ago

Whenever we receive such glowing remarks about China from a first-time visitor, we feel like we have done our job well. It is not easy to travel to SW China. The distances are long. The languages are foreign, and the remoteness is daunting. (Especially when...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent 6 days at the Linden Commons, also spent quite a bit of time visiting the Centre as well (the two locations are a 10-minute walk from each other). I was also with a large group split between the two locations so got to see...More

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Response from Brian l, Owner at The Linden CentreResponded 3 weeks ago

We believe that our off the beaten path location is one of our greatest attractions. Our guests often never leave the comforts and charm of our small village of Xizhou. They spend their days walking the fields of canola and rice, biking to the lake,...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Absolutely loved my stay at Linden Commons. I was pleasantly surprised by the large room size and attentive staff. Every morning we got a made-to-order breakfast. For lunch and dinner we could either venture into the village (a 90 second walk) or have the staff...More

Thank Stephanie S
Response from Brian l, Owner at The Linden CentreResponded 1 week ago

You were among our first guests at our third Xizhou property-- The Linden Commons. This national heritage site took us over three years to restore. It consists of nearly one acre of structures, all built during during the early 1900s. The Commons has two restaurants,...More

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Room Service
Free Parking
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Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Room Service
Free Parking
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
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Air Conditioning
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Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
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USD 116 - USD 172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Dali
#9 Best Value Hotel in Dali
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
USD 116 - USD 172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Dali
#9 Best Value Hotel in Dali
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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hykrgal
13 November 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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"They are all excellent."
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"Upstairs 3rd courtyard room was fabulous"
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"Rooms are slightly better at Commons (but still nice at both), Centre has a gorgeous rooftop terrace"
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"I stayed in the Linden Commons, Room 105. Spacious and connected to the activity on both sides of the Commons."
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