Lijiang Accommodation: Recommended Hotels & Hostels

In Lijiang, no matter you want to stay in the old town or in the rural area, we offer you a comfortable accommodation! The hotels in Lijiang include luxury 5-star hotels, comfortable 4-star hotels, budget hostels and guesthouses.

Where to Stay in Lijiang?

There are mainly 5 places to stay for visitors:

1. Lijiang Old Town
  • ● Best for first-timers;
  • ● Good location, walking distance to famous attractions, and easy transfer to other spots, airport, train stations;
  • ● Near many great ethnic restaurants, stores, bars;
  • ● Reasonable price
2. Shuhe Old Town
  • ● Best quiet stay with close Jade Dragon Snow Mountain;
  • ● More luxury accommodation choices
3. Lijiang Downtown
  • ● Many choices of various standards;
  • ● Convenient with bus station, shopping streets, attractions
4. Tiger Leaping Gorge
  • ● Necessary for the Gorge trekking;
  • ● Mainly simple inns and guesthouses with basic equipment
5. Lugu Lake
  • ● Not-missing for side trips to Lugu Lake;
  • ● Lots of hotels and hostels of various levels for sightseeing holiday

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Lijiang Old Town Accommodation

Map of Top Places to Stay in Lijiang

Crown Plaza Hotel Lijiang Ancient Town

Breakfast: Western & Chinese

Add: No.276 Xianghe Road, Old Town District, Lijiang, China

Surrounding: Lijiang Ancient Town, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain,

Opened in 2009, Crown Plaza Hotel Lijiang Ancient Town is a luxury 5 star hotel, located in the Ancient Town of Lijiang, facing the beautiful Snow Mountain Peak. It is only 30-minute drive to the Lijiang Sanyi Airport.

The hotel's architecture and interiors reflect strong influences from the unique Naxi/Dongba culture with a hint of contemporary touches woven strategically into selected public areas. It offers 270 guest rooms, including superior room, deluxe room, suite and so on. Those used this hotel commented on tripadvisor “The room designs, their decor and the way they are constructed like a little village with streams flowing right around was breathtaking. The staff were super and very friendly. The food was excellent too”.

Hotel Indigo Lijiang Ancient Town

Breakfast: Western & Chinese

Add: No.111 Xingwen Alley, Qiyi Street, Gucheng District, Lijiang, China

Surrounding: Lijiang Ancient Town, Mu’s Mansion, Lion Hill

Hotel Indigo Lijiang Ancient Town, a 5-star hotel, is located in Lijiang Ancient Town. It is a 5-minute walk from Mufu, a tourist spot, and a 10-minute walk from Sifang Street. With convenient location, you could travel easily to other parts of the city or simply immerse yourself in the Lijiang Ancient Town neighborhood and discover its charm. Besides, Lijiang Airport is just 27km away.

This hotel features cozy guestrooms with oversized beds, high-speed Internet access, signature art work and spa-inspired showers. It also offers a kid’s club, sauna facilities and on-site free parking. A business center and meeting facilities are provided. At Hotel Indigo Lijiang Ancient Town you will find a la carte restaurant and buffet restaurant. Breakfast can be served in the comforts of guest’s room.

Pullman Lijiang Resort and Spa

Breakfast: Western & Chinese

Add: Shuhe Entrance Road, Lijiang, China

Surrounding:Shuhe Ancient Town, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain

Pullman Lijiang Resort and Spa, a 5-star hotel, is a blending of traditional Naxi design with modern amenities. With snow-capped mountains as a backdrop, the views of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain will amaze even the most seasoned travelers. Situated 0.5km from Shuhe Ancient Town, Pullman Lijiang is a 10-minute drive from Dayan Ancient Town from downtown Lijiang. It is 35km from Lijiang Sanyi Airport.

Naxi style villas have 1, 2 or 3 bedrooms, plus underfloor heating, mountain views and Nespresso machines. Some also feature outdoor heated soak tub. Hotel rooms feature balconies and all room types feature Pullman Beds and connectivity panels. A variety of International and Asian dishes are served in the beautiful environments of Western Restaurant and Chinese Restaurant. Room service is provided. The guests who used Pullman Lijiang commented on tripadvisor “Great Experience”, “Wonderful Stay”, “Nice Villa for Relax” etc.

Lijiang Guanfang Hotel Qidian

Breakfast: Western & Chinese

Add: Shangri-La Road, Lijiang, China

Surrounding:Shuhe Ancient Town, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain

Guanfang Hotel, surrounded by beautiful scenery, is a 5-star hotel in Lijang. It is conveniently located at the junction between the Old Town and the new City. Moreover, it is 30km to Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. Lijiang Sanyi Airport is 30 km away.

There are 288 deluxe rooms, luxury rooms, deluxe suites and superior suites in the Guanfang Hotel Lijiang. Every room has an IDD telephone, satellite TV, minibar, writing desk, private bathroom, air conditioning, safe, iron and board and a coffee maker. Room and laundry service are available for a fee. Free wired internet is also offered. Besides, Lijiang Guanfang Hotel has 3 restaurants and an indoor swimming pool, offering you very good experience.

Banyan Tree Lijiang

Breakfast: Western & Chinese

Add:No.276 Xianghe Road, Old Town District, Lijiang, China

Surrounding:Shuhe Ancient Town, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain

Opened in March, 2006, Banyan Tree Lijiang is located in Lijiang Shuhe Ancient Town, about 50 minutes’ drive from Lijiang Sanyi Airport. Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and Black Dragon Pool Park are within a short distance.

Banyan Tree Lijiang cleverly adopts the essence of local Naxi traditional architecture and integrates into the natural landscape harmoniously. There are 122 guestrooms including deluxe suite and deluxe villa, etc. Guests have a broad perspective and view of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain in spacious villas. There are private swimming pool, coffee shop and parking lot available. If you prefer a 5 star luxury hotel, this is your right choice.

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