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    The Bivou

    16 Zhonghe Cun, Shuhe Old Town, Lijiang, China
    011 86 888 512 9449
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    Reviewed 5 days ago

    We enjoyed our stay in Bivou . The staffs were really helpful and friendly. Wifi was fast and wonderful; best part was that it is connected to FB and Whatsapp (often absent in CN). Room was well decorated; details were really taken into considerations. Breakfast...More

    Thank qiang73
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    A charming slightly oddball hotel with lovely though perhaps a tad small rooms for one's big suitcases... great bathrooms (we actually loved the stairs down) in a very quiet location. Great welcome and wonderfully helpful staff (with a particular thanks to Mrs May!). Good breakfasts,...More

    Thank Kubilaikhan
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    The GM , Hwee Ling and her team of staff truly epitomized the spirit of Hospitality. We were treated so warmly and with great earnestness and dedication right from simply enquiring stage to the end of our trip. I would highly recommend this boutique hotel...More

    Thank Jess L
    Response from GMBivou, General Manager at The BivouResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Jess L Thank you for this wonderful review! It means a lot to us to be described as embodying the “Spirit of Hospitality”, which is a big thing… And the photos on your review are so nice! As relative newbies in the Hospitality industry...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We stayed in Shu He on a whim for a night. The staff were really helpful and friendly. Helped us with walk back to Baisha. Room was well appointed and was at a good rate. Would be great to be in Shu He in winter.More

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    Thank cyclingtheglobe
    Response from GMBivou, General Manager at The BivouResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear cyclingtheglobe Thank you for dropping us this review! Even if you chanced upon us and decided on us on a whim, and for just one night, we’re really glad that we had a chance to host you and to share with you a bit...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    My wife and I stayed in this Hotel for seven nights in late October. We have traveled on five continents and never enjoyed a stay more. The location in Shuhe Old Town is a wonderful setting. After two and one half weeks of travel in...More

    Thank mzungu333
    Response from GMBivou, General Manager at The BivouResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear mzungu333 We’re delighted to receive such a great review. Thank you so so much! You have given us not just the wonderful pleasure of hosting you and your wife, but also this incredibly encouraging feedback that reminds us once again why we did The...More

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    10 July 2017|
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    Response from Robert2835 | Reviewed this property |
    Hello-- The tour company I used was: Colorful-China Tours (please Google, since I can't post link). The person I worked with was Michael Stroj, and he was very accommodating in tailoring the tour to our specific interests... More
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    Response from wendy5508 | Reviewed this property |
    We arranged for an airport pickup with the Bivou before our trip. We were very glad we had arranged for the pickup as our flight had been delayed several hours. It was after midnight when we arrived. We arranged the... More
    Room Tips
    "Quiet location. Wonderful staffs. Great wifi!"
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    "The room is spaceful and very comfortable"
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    "The shower is not right stop. When you taking a shower the water is everywhere wet."
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    "Drink water and honey. Both provided. The altitude is quite high for us sea level inhabitants"
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