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The Linden Centre

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Staying at the Linden Centre and learning about Xizhou and the people in the village has been amazing. The food was super delicious and the beds were super soft and warm. The staff were really kind and available if I needed anything at any time....More

Thank Taylor S
Response from Brian l, Owner at The Linden CentreResponded 17 April 2018

We are always touched by reviews that come from our younger guests. You spent one month at the Centre's Education Annex with the Shanghai American School. Your program is one of the most innovative in China. For any young person, let alone 13 and 14...More

Reviewed 5 April 2018

The well-known Linden Centre is as special as its American founder-owners intended it to be. The staff are uniformly welcoming, charming and competent. The old building is architecturally authentic, and the library is a true library with hundred of books of all kinds, especially those...More

Thank hypefreetravel
Response from Brian l, Owner at The Linden CentreResponded 17 April 2018

Thank you for your comments. I am especially happy to see you mention our library. For most hotels, a library is nothing more than a prop: books either rented in bulk or purchased by the pound/kg. Our library, which now holds more than 3,000 volumes,...More

Reviewed 5 April 2018

After staying for a couple of weeks at Yangzhuoran, I loved it. The facility was beautiful, and the artfulness in which this compound was decorated was astounding. Wooden ceiling beams and floor gave the place a vintage and traditionalist ambience. The pieces of antiques in...More

Thank EthanCZhou
Response from Brian l, Owner at The Linden CentreResponded 17 April 2018

I delivered a talk last week to over one thousand government and business leaders about the need for hospitality organizations to provide more leadership in China's rural development. China is not attracting intellectual resources to these rural areas and instead is opting for short-term financial...More

Reviewed 4 April 2018

5 nights at the Linden Centre what an amazing experience and a real treat!!! The hotel is in the most charming town of Xizhou and the property itself is so beautiful, the restoration has been done with such attention to detail and respect for its...More

Thank karshu
Response from Brian l, Owner at The Linden CentreResponded 5 April 2018

It was a treat for all of us to spend time with you both. We hope that everyone who is considering coming to the Centre truly values what we work so hard to provide. We are trying to accentuate three important values, all of which...More

Reviewed 3 April 2018

Visiting the Linden Centre is like visiting a Historic Chinese home and garden, beautifully maintained, every comfort taken care of from the bowl of delicious fruit to the soaps in the very romantic bathrooms. The food is authentic, superb, varied, even for me, a caeliac...More

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Response from Brian l, Owner at The Linden CentreResponded 20 April 2018

Tomorrow is a sad day for me. I will be leaving for one month to give lectures throughout China and the US. It is always hard for me to leave this place. Yunnan is now home and I thrive on the enraptured responses we get...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
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Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
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Air Conditioning
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
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US$ 113 - US$ 179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Dali
#17 Best Value Hotel in Dali
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$ 113 - US$ 179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Dali
#17 Best Value Hotel in Dali
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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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"Rooms at the first floor are very calm and top."
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"Upstairs 3rd courtyard room was fabulous"
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"Rooms are slightly better at Commons (but still nice at both), Centre has a gorgeous rooftop terrace"
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