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    The Linden Centre

    No.5 Chengbei Village, Xizhou Town, Dali 671004, China
    011 86 872 245 2988
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    • Excellent88%
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    “rice fields” (35 reviews)
    “chinese culture” (27 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Located a fair bit away from Dali (which is no bad thing!) in a small village undergoing rapid "touristification" but keeping its traditional flavour and of course, architecture. The "centre" (yes: "centre" in English!!!) has history, style and all the necessary amenities. We found it...More

    Thank Kubilaikhan
    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 8 March 2017

    I feel as though review I can write would even remotely do justice to the Linden Centre. But alas, I will try to highlight some of it's many delights for you intrepid explorers. My mum & I stayed here a little over 3 weeks ago,...More

    2  Thank teaky86
    Response from Brian l, Owner at The Linden CentreResponded 14 March 2017

    Sometimes I cannot say anything but 'thank you'. Your comments inspire Jeanee and me to continue to promote our model of inclusion and preservation. We just returned from a potential national park project in southern Sichuan. As with all our future projects, the government has...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    In order to tell folks what a very special place the Linden Centre is and how much my wife and I enjoyed our recent three day stay there. The setting of the hotel (on the edge of a smaller Yunnanese village), its architecture (a large...More

    Thank John C
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Stay here for several times and always find something new. If you are looking for a modern 5-star hotel, ignore the property. But if you are looking for a place to start some exploration, Linden Center is the best in Dali. The story of Linden...More

    Thank 恺 骆
    Response from Brian l, Owner at The Linden CentreResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you for being a repeat visitor to Xizhou! We agree with your evaluation of the Centre: it is a travel destination- an elegant and comfortable taste of yesteryear filled with passionate scholars, professionals, and artists. We just sent off our most recent artist-in-residence, a...More

    Reviewed 4 November 2017

    I looked forward to stay here having read positive evaluations. However, I almost regretted from the first night. It is a nice restored complex, yes, but that doesn't make it a good hotel. Breakfast was lousy, diner too - their famous chocolate cake - the...More

    3  Thank RosineVH
    Response from Brian l, Owner at The Linden CentreResponded 4 weeks ago

    What can we say when guests come so unprepared for their experience. One person's boring village is another traveler's paradise. Nothing to see- what about the 110 heritage buildings, the 15 temples, the mountains and rice fields. Yes, there are no McDonalds and little kids...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
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    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • US$ 128 - US$ 192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Romantic Hotel in Dali
    • #6 Best Value Hotel in Dali
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    • Suites ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 30
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    13 November 2014|
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    Response from possuminpandaland | Reviewed this property |
    No # San Diego. Candy from Linden Centre (XiZhou) has responded; " The WuXi project ceased, with Jeanee + Brian developing two additional sites in XiZhou. BaoChengFu (their 3rd site, opening Jan 2015). Expanding a diverse... More
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    "Each room is unique, but all are beautiful and comfortable"
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    "Old charm - enjoy the quiet time an beautiful scene at the back yard"
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    "No elevator for upper level rooms, but staff will move your luggage upstairs."
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