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Compass Cafe Boutique Hotel

7.2 miles from Shangri-La County centre
  • Free Wifi
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
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No. 50 Shang Ye Jie, Old Town, Shangri-La County | Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Perfecture, Yunnan China, Shangri-La County 674400, China
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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Wooden boutique Hotel in the middle of Shangri-La, great escape for fine rest at the bar, in the wonderful patio or the good restaurant. Friendliness of service great. A good stay if you want to pause from rushing China in calmness and slowliness.

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Shanghai, China
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing food - great menu encompassing Italian, Mexican, Indian, soups and sandwiches. Desserts were joy filled- my 9 year old and 10 year old wanted to be adopted by the restaurant- they were so in heaven with their food selection and spectacular taste. Compass also runs a bed and breakfast- we took a peek. Very charming and cozy and polished....

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Reviewed 6 October 2016

This is a very cozy place, the food is good and the staff are very helpful and friendly. Located just outside of Old town. Parking outside on the road. This Bed and Breakfast has a small lounge area outside the rooms.

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Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is a cozy lodge with a very convenient location and very reasonable prices. Loft room was well-appointed. The bathroom was very modern and clean. Shower had heat lamps which I assume would be wonderful in the winter. Double bed was really hard and it was difficult to sleep at night because noise from the street is quite bothersome. I...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Lovely place, great service and only a stone throw from the ancient town. I'm very glad that they have taken guests' feedback and made a double window to cut out the noise from the traffic. It's a lodge, not a five-star hotel so I appreciate them taking feedback seriously and improving their services and facilities, slowly but surely, which makes...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 25 April 2016

My trip to Shangri La at Diqing, Tibet was rewarded with not just a feast for my eyes, but also my appetite at Compass Cafe. I ended up having almost all my meals there. The host & hostess are meticulous in their services to ensure our comfort in their cafe lodge to meet our needs in 'body, soul, spirit'. Not...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Our group of 15 spent 8 days touring Lijiang, Tiger Leaping Gorge and Shangri-La. We spent 3 nights at Compass Hotel. Compass Hotel is by far the best hotel we came across in our trip. The quality standards and service we encountered was unmatched. We had no complaints about the rooms and the food. The staff were very polite, spoke...

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Shanghai, China
Reviewed 28 January 2016

Came here with a friend in October. What an amazing place! The staff are warm and attentive and the food brings memories of home. Sitting inside where its modern and cheerful while seeing the throng of human and vehicle traffic outside is like being in a nice warm bubble. The rooms are really stand out. Warm, modern decorations, carpet, soft...

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Shanghai Region, China
Reviewed 3 December 2015

If you like to enjoy a bit western style in Shangri-la then Compass is a must for you as a traveller. It start from a good coffee you can get there to quite nice bakery and food dishes and end up with the hotel. The place is now in a new location since the big fire destroyed the old Compass...

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Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

Staff are amazing hope they get paid well?We stayed here for three nights food was good music also good room clean and comfortable great bed, the only thing is the bin in the bathroom needs to be emptied daily as you can't put toilet tissue down the toilet, but no big deal otherwise would of given it top marks.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Tibetan word for compass is "shu deng ku le", meaning comfort, light, abundance, and joy. We hope that The Compass will provide you with a comfortable stay at the lodge, and the services rendered to you will leave you feeling a home away from home. A fire swept through Shangri-la Old Town on January 11, 2014. It burned down the lodge, cafe, shop, and bakery overnight. With the support from friends around the world, The Compass was able to rebuild. The present Compass open on June 6, 2014. ... more   less 

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Address: No. 50 Shang Ye Jie, Old Town, Shangri-La County | Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Perfecture, Yunnan China, Shangri-La County 674400, China
Region: China > Yunnan > Shangri-La County
Price Range: £26 - £37 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“Beware of the traffic noise of the front rooms.”
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“If you're a light sleeper, ask for a room away from the street.”
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“Their Loft is a nice room for couples and even family of 4”
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“Go for the loft rooms, not particularly amazing but something different for a change.”
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“Get a room opposite the main road. Traffic is frequent all night.”
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