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Reviewed 17 December 2014

First the good stuff: - people are friendly and helpful - place is clean and environment is good - free drinking water - tea and fruits given, very hospitable people Bad stuff: - this place is NOT near Shuhe old city as advertised, it is a good 10-15 minutes walk to the EDGE of the Shuhe old city. On the...

3Thank jlem
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 16 December 2014

Small hotel within walking distance to Shuhe ancient town. Garden well landscaped with a pond, 2 friendly dogs and a fierce goose. Staff helpful and friendly. Linda speaks good English and no Bruce in sight. We had a family room for the 3 of us on the ground floor. Cookies and fruit plus ginger tea was served upon our arrival....

1Thank nellielim
Reviewed 26 November 2014

My 4-day experience staying at the Bruce Chalet was a restful, happy visit and I highly recommend this inn to anyone traveling through the Lijiang area. Most of all, I can't wait to go back myself! I add a few more thoughts to the positive reviews of my fellow guests: yes, Bruce, Bella, Julie and all are awesome; the garden...

3Thank Lauren K
Reviewed 22 November 2014

This lovely, homely little hotel is located about 10mins walk from Shuhe Old Town and 20mins car/bus ride to Lijiang Old Town. We stayed in the Snow Mountain Room which had wonderful views of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain (see photos). While some of the usual amenities were not standard items in the room (compared to a regular hotel), the...

Thank RubinaGan
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 19 November 2014

After a whole day of touring the old town, one can go back to this hotel where you will be greeted by smiles, fruits and chinese tea at the porch. You can have a quiet home cook meal or bbq if the weather permits and more than 5 persons. One does not have to stuff dirty clothes in your luggage...

Thank Mattoldsalt
Brisbane Region, Australia
Reviewed 13 November 2014

The hotel is a little out of the way but well worth the 10 minute walk into town. The service is exceptional from the booking of tours and transport to the tea and nibbles when you arrive back each day. Torches are supplied if you leave the hotel in the evening although only a short stretch is unlit. Our room...

Thank CarTraveller13
Reviewed 10 November 2014

Lovely little place, lovely people, great price. stunning mountain views too. throughly recommended. a bit of a walk from the town and its retaurants but worth ir for the isolation from the crowds and the views.

Thank Simon E
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 6 November 2014

Us 4 ladies stayed here for 4 nights. I can't think of anything not to like. Linda the chef boss and Julie the helper made us felt at home from the 1st moment we arrived till we got on the van to the airport. Linda is from Beijing she was wonder, she speaks little English but she smiles so well...

1Thank Lazysuz
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 26 October 2014

A thousand thanks to Bruce, Bella & Juli during my stay for their great personal hospitality. This hotel is well equipped with reasonable rate. 6-7 minutes walking distance away from Shuhe Old town. I was travelling alone but I enjoyed talking to all of them (as well as playing with the puppy) and obtain useful information for my trip-planning reference....

1Thank Shibuhara109
Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 24 October 2014

Me and my boyfriend have arrived to Bruce Chalet after staying 2 nights at Lijiang old town. The hotel located 7 min walk from Shuhe ancient town which is exactly like Lijiang old town but less crowded. Bruce, his wife and the staff are so nice and helpful. Bruce's wife is making excellent breakfast everyday, very recommended. Every time we...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Bruce Chalet would be a great place for you who are already exhausted in trying to survive the throat cutting metropolitan life and looking for ways to recharge your batteries. The Chalet located in the Shuhe village underneath the Jade Dragon Mountain in Lijiang, Yunnan, China, the Chalet features picturesque scenery, genial sunlight, a large garden and great hospitality. The Bruce Chalet is built based on Naxi style structure combining with modern facilities. In total of 13 comfort rooms, including luxurious suites and Snow Mountain View rooms, all rooms with private bathroom, hairdryer, WIFI… ... more   less 

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Address: Ronghua Village, Shuhe Town, Lijiang 674100, China
Region: China > Yunnan > Lijiang
Price Range: €22 - €31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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#2 Family Hotel in Lijiang
#3 Best Value Hotel in Lijiang
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“Go for snow mountain view (the corner room). Go for rooms on 2nd floor”
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  • mountain view on clear day
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  • the little garden
 of 5 bubbles EvonneSim, 14 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Small balconies available in 2 rooms. Families with babies may prefer the warmer season.”
 of 5 bubbles paulmZ6035VF, 29 Dec 2014 | Read review
“I requested the room with King-Size bed, balcony and view of the mountain. It was a breathtaking view, and I enjoyed several lovely naps in the sun on the balcony :) Bonus was the wood-spa tub.”
 of 5 bubbles 815laurenk, 26 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Any room is fine, the bathrooms are neat and tidy.... And safe.”
 of 5 bubbles Mattoldsalt, 18 Nov 2014 | Read review
“upstairs rooms have a view of the mountain but are twice the price. for me worth it to be able to throw open curtains in the morning for that astonishing view.”
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 of 5 bubbles shagua, 9 Nov 2014 | Read review
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