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Songtsam Retreat at Shangri la - MGallery Collection

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Hong Kong
Reviewed 25 September 2009

We were attracted by the location and the web page of this hotel and stayed in this hotel for 3 nights in Sep2009. The rooms are well appointed and with a big balcony overseeing a farm and back of temple. Staffs are very helpful and friendly and we believed it would be a perfect stay; well, it was until the...

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songtsamretreatGM, General Manager at Songtsam Retreat at Shangri la - MGallery Collection, responded to this review

Further to the original construction of the villas and to respond to some complaints about the low sound insulation, a total sound proofing refurbishment has been done during the winter closure by a professional company from Shanghai. We are committed to offer more comfortable facilites to our valued guests and this refurbishment was most necessary. Patrick Druet / General Manager

Portland
Reviewed 15 September 2009

We stayed three nights at this hotel in April of 2009. And were looking forward to a relaxing cultural experience that we would not forget. Well, we got the latter, but nothing more from this place. The staff were friendly enough, and the surrounding areas of the Songzalin Temple were wonderful, but the hotel itself was unfinished in many places,...

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songtsamretreatGM, General Manager at Songtsam Retreat at Shangri la - MGallery Collection, responded to this review

The entire management team has been reshaped in early 2010. We are aiming to offer the best service and best quality product. In regards to dinning experience, the breakfast price still remaint he same but the items selction has doubled with choice of imported cheese and cold cuts, and an large array of local and Tibetan dishes. for Lunch and...

San Francisco, CA
Reviewed 24 August 2009

There's nothing to not like about the Songtsam; it's really an exceptional choice. It's a stunning location - on the hill behind the llamasery (and if I'm not mistaken all the rooms face the llamasery so all have gorgeous views), and it's very serene and quiet. It's almost like a small compound of buildings set away from everything else. It...

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Reviewed 7 July 2009

This is a very good hotel, with a magnificent location just outside the town of Shangri La, overlooking the Songtsam Lamastery. My (standard) room was elegantly furnished and extremely comfortable. The staff at the hotel were very friendly, and most spoke at least some English. The hotel's location is magnificent in terms of the views it provides and for its...

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City of London, England
Reviewed 3 June 2009

We stayed at the Songstam Retreat in December 2008 when it was newly built. The location is idyllic, on a hill overlooking the back of the Song Zan Lin Monastery and the open fields. It is a true “design-led” boutique hotel; the rooms are simple but luxurious with local wall hangings and tapestry cushions giving injections of colour and pattern....

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Hong Kong
Reviewed 10 May 2009

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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 

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Address: Son Zan Lin Ka, Shangri-La County 674400, China (Formerly Songtsam Retreat At Shangri-La)
Region: China > Yunnan > Shangri-La County
Price Range: £140 - £167 (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 towards the monastery is lovely”
montemaranne, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The view from rooms on top of the hill is magnificent”
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“Ask for a view towards the monastery”
JanettaDavies, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The 1400 block is close to reception and the restaurant.”
OneAddictedTraveler, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Try to stay further away from the few rooms near the parking area around the lobby, it gets a little noisy at times.”
chongkc13, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
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