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Singapore
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44 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Chalet feel. The 'villa' we stayed in has 4 rooms, 2 room each on 2nd and 3rd floor. The kitchen and living room is on the first floor. There is a main door and a side door at the living room. Please do remember to check if the door in the living room is locked as we realized ours is... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

The resort rates itself as 5 stars. Every villa/resort has 5 rooms, with a living room+sofa+tv for communal watching if needed. There is a kitchen also. 2 rooms on 1st floor and staircase to 2nd floor with 3 rooms. Breakfast was a wide spread but not fantastic. Room was big and comfortable. The housekeeper with the cooking for every villa/resort... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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34 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2016

The resort villa is well maintained and the rooms are neat and tidy. Each villa has three levels with 2 rooms each in the 2nd and 3rd level. The ground level is the well furnished living and dining area. Each unit is provided with a housekeeper who does the necessary cooking as dictated by the residents of the unit. No... More 

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Beijing, China
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 February 2015

Lovely hotel, I stayed up there for three nights, room was very comfortable and clean facing to sown mountains. Breakfast was really good, huge variety of western, Asian and local food with brief Cantonese dim sum. I used the buffet on the second day of my stay, worth of money and a great deal of food variety. Service was good... More 

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23 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2015 via mobile

This review is a bit overdue ! So here goes ! Now I am NOT a great fan of Chinese hotels - so when I booked Guanfang I was taking a risk. I wanted to stay in a villa rather than a room as it was a longish 10 day stay and I didn't want to be cooped up !... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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55 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2014

A nice hotel with butler service and breakfast prepared in your own private unit. Rooms weren't as big as a typical 5 star hotel in China. However, it was still comfortable. As the hotel is quite big, you will need to request for transport to & fro the main lobby. Overall, this is the best hotel throughout the whole Yunnan... More 

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Guanfangresorts, Manager at Guanfang Resort & Villas Lijiang, responded to this review

Thank you for the objective review and feedback ! Our private resdience rooms are designed to provide you a home away from home - so there is a lot of emphasis on the common areas and a villa style living. We are constantly enhancing our concireger services - and now provide add on tourism and car rental services as well.... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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107 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2014

We stayed in the tower building, which was nice (so please be clear when you're booking, maybe use a Chinese-speaking travel agent to confirm your reservation in the tower instead of a village unit), but could use a few, very inexpensive updates to significantly improve the rooms -- things such as a plastic shower curtain that needs to be replaced,... More 

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Guanfangresorts, Manager at Guanfang Resort & Villas Lijiang, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a clear and objective review. You will be pleased that we have undertaken renovations and most of our rooms are now updated and refurbished. We also offer private residences and villa units for more spcious and home / family style vacations as well as full suite of toursim and car rental services. We hope... More 

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Reviewed 22 September 2013

I'm staying at the village unit. Freaking smelly and dirty! The shower drain is clogged. A/c isn't working. Teapot try is dirty. Bathroom is dirty. Lounge chair is dirty. Bed is super hard. If you have heavy luggages, good luck, no elevator, you need to carry it yourself. If I could, I would pack my bags and leave immediately.

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Guanfangresorts, Manager at Guanfang Resort & Villas Lijiang, responded to this review

This is a very belated respinse but we do apologize for the bad stay you had back in 2013. We did take note of your comments and in 2013 we started refurbishing our rooms and villas. All our rooms and villas are now refurbished and in modern decor with all international level amenities and facilities. Also we offer full butler... More 

Virginia
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45 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2013

We were here for a conference. This high-rise and additional block buildings with more rooms has a wonderful airy lobby. Assistance from the front-desk staff was spotty. Most don't speak much English, but I encountered one or two that excelled and were extremely helpful. Beds were comfortable and the rooms (I had a room in the tower) were spacious and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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89 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2013

We stayed at the tower block at downtown Lijiang at 966 Shangri-la Avenue. Blooming cherry blossoms lined the streets in front of us. This hotel impresses us by their spacious room and value for money (they even throw in a free breakfast!). We were given a king size corner room which was quite spacious even though we only booked and... More 

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Amenities

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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
GuangFang Hotel is one of the leading resort style hotels loacted in ShuHe old town in LiJiang. Designed in the Bai and Naxi traditional architecture traditions, this resort is the one of the largest integrated resort complexes in LiJiang offering 5 star facilities, conference venues, dining options and a wide range of accomodations. Most resort areas have stunning views of the YuLong Shan or Snow Dragon Mountain. The resort is designed with ample green areas, water features, bridges and gardens as well as wide walkways and roads giving it a very relaxing ambience and a truly local character. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Guanfang Resort & Villas Lijiang

Address: No.966 Shangri-la Avenue, Gucheng District, Lijiang 674100, China
Region: China > Yunnan > Lijiang
Price Range: $72 - $74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Guanfang Resort & Villas Lijiang 5*
Number of rooms: 277
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Also Known As:
Guanfang Hotel Lijiang
Guanfang Hotel Qidian
Hotel Style:
#19 Luxury Hotel in Lijiang
#46 Best Value Hotel in Lijiang
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“Top level, corner unit are spacious.”
  • Living room with s large TV
 of 5 bubbles Lenny700, 19 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Get a room facing to Snow Mountains view, amazing and lovely!”
 of 5 bubbles cashway2015, 18 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room facing the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, but the views on the other side of the hotel are not bad either.”
 of 5 bubbles GlobalViewer, 5 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a mountain view!”
  • Mountain view from the window
  • Corner king size bed room
 of 5 bubbles psjeremy, 27 Mar 2013 | Read review
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