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Minneapolis
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a beautiful hotel, it is set in the hill directly behind the monastery. We arrived late afternoon on a cold rainy day. The front desk staff was so welcoming, offering delicious homemade cookies and ginger tea. The check in process was easy and efficient. We were able to book a couple of spa appointments at that time as well....

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Most hotels are similar ... after some time it is difficult to recall any details. Some hotels are specific and can be easily remembered for ever. Such as this one. Our stay was simply perfect. The design of the hotel matches the local Tibetan culture. Every detail of design and equipment of hotel rooms was well thought through. The hotel...

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Thank ED5611
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The romance of travel is so well captured in the Songtsam circuit. Be it the itinerary, the staff, the little details, they all add up to a truly memorable and rich experience. Despite being my second trip, I remain truly impressed with the Songtsam circuit. Now looking forward to a third.

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Awesome stay with very attentive and friendly staff. Stunning settings with comfortable accommodation throughout and great food. Accompanied by most enthusiastic and knowledgeable tour guide and most skillful driver. One of the best holiday ever! Thank you!

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Reading, UK
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We just loved this place. The staff, employed as a matter of policy from the local villagers, were so friendly and nothing was too much trouble for them. Their level of English was sometimes not good, but there was always an English-speaker available to sort out any problems. We liked the ginger tea and biscuits in the afternoon, the non-alcoholic...

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Lake Elmo, Minnesota
Reviewed 29 October 2016

The three nights here were delightful. A scattering of stone buildings extends up the hill. Very comfortable accommodations included a nice looking balcony which was too chilly to use. The staff is all drawn from the local population and has been well trained. Most speak good English. The breakfast buffet had a large number of choices and included an egg...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We had a really great stay here. The staff were really attentive and friendly. Our welcome drink, etc was nice. Our room was big and well appointed with a nice bathroom. We enjoyed our fire and the snacks that were brought to us. The breakfast was good. The spa was nice. The views are lovely. It was easy to get...

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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

A long journey to Shangri-La by bus culminated in a final 3km along dirt roads and we were getting a little anxious..... Then we arrived at the Songstam Retreat, where we were greeted like long lost friends. Service with a smile throughout our stay. We loved this hotel, a 15 minute walk away from the stunning monastery. They bedrooms were...

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Thank Mark C
Shanghai, China
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We had a memorable stayed at this hotel for 2 nights on our visit to Shangri La. We experienced the amazing hospitality at this resort. To start with, I got a call from their reception a day before we arrived at Shangri La. The hotel had arranged for an airport pickup, checked us in promptly and served us with welcome...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We stayed first three nights at a hotel in the city of Shangri-la before spending the last couple nights here. We should have spent all our nights here if we had known this one in advance. All the staffs provided very friendly and warm reception everywhere in this hotel. The ginger tea and cookies were excellent. The room and bed...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the Shangri-La Hills, Songtsam Retreat, a member of the Mgallery Collection, offers exceptional boutique accommodation in a distinctly Tibetan Style. Boasting a breathtaking location in this beautifully remote area of China, unique architecture and stunning design, the retreat comprises 72 rooms and suites. Songtsam Retreat is located 25 minutes from Diqing Airport and 5 minutes from Songzanlin Monastery. It offers spectacular views, 2 restaurants offering superb dining, a day spa;Linka Spa by L'Occitane, boutique shop, takeout shop and a meditation/yoga room. The hotel is pleased to provide various activities in and around the hotel for you to have a truly memorable stay and ensure you experience all that Shangri-La, also known as the 'Eden in Dream' has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Songtsam Retreat at Shangri la - MGallery Collection

Address: Son Zan Lin Ka, Shangri-La County 674400, China (Formerly Songtsam Retreat At Shangri-La)
Region: China > Yunnan > Shangri-La County
Price Range: £104 - £142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Songtsam Retreat at Shangri la - MGallery Collection 4.5*
Number of rooms: 72
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Songtsam Retreat At Shangri La - MGallery Collection Shangri-La County, China - Yunnan
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“The view from rooms on top of the hill is magnificent”
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 of 5 bubbles ED5611, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a view towards the monastery”
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“The 1400 block is close to reception and the restaurant.”
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“Try to stay further away from the few rooms near the parking area around the lobby, it gets a little noisy at times.”
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