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Songtsam Shangri-la (Lugu) Hotel

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful vacation being looked after by Songtsam team especially our Guide-OstahL & Driver-札西.Each lodge was very comfortable and the food very delicious. The staffs were very friendly and extremely helpful in all situations and they did everything to ensure we had a great trip. Would highly recommended Songtsam lodges to anyone who wants to explore more about...

Thank LittleFish04
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Songstam did not let us down. We had an incredible holiday being looked after by our guide He LiYing (Amy) from the moment we stepped off the plane to the time we left. All 3 hotels (lodges) were fantastic, each in a very different location to the other. We stayed at Shangri la Lugu, Benzalin and Meili. We hiked, biked,...

Thank Suzyhenderson
Beijing, China
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delightful stay at the Songstam. Perfect location next to the monastery. Our family of 4 had the family suite which was perfect, with two bedrooms, a bathroom, and a living room. (And wood-burning stove! If you are out and about during the day, call when you are on your way back and they will make up the fire so it's...

Thank travelerinva801
Shanghai, China
Reviewed 22 February 2017

The most attractive travelling experience started from this very hotel where we enjoyed the best service and cozy and comfortable environment. By taking a SUV of the hotel, we then went all the way to see the great Kawakarpo, where we stayed at the hotel's excellent rooms with the view of the range of the snow mountains! Two days later,...

Thank bianyi
Shanghai Region, China
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We stay two nights at this quant property, and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Upon arrival, we were given slippers and invited for a cup of ginger tea next to the wood burning stove in the hotel lobby. The rooms were comfortable and cozy, and the staff did everything they could to make us feel welcome. We stayed over New...

Thank JLowDenver
Reviewed 5 December 2016

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...

Thank Jay N
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 22 November 2016

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 22 November 2016

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...

Thank Tony C
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2016

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 10 November 2016

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...

Thank Nili E

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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: $153 - $337 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
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“room facing the Kawakarpo are limited and call the hotel directly to book the best!”
bianyi, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“at the Meili lodge, ask for a room with a direct view on the Kawagebo mountain”
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”
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.”
CHM1, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Stairs are steep and quite narrow.”
PaulDenham, 13 Apr 2016 | Read review
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