Songtsam Linka Shangri-La
Why We Love This Hotel
Natural Landscapes: Located in Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, the lodge is situated deep within a remote part of the world known for epic landscapes of snowcapped mountains and meandering valleys.
Culture: Guests can visit Tibetan Buddhist monasteries and the homes of local Tibetan families, providing them with an opportunity to participate in immersive cultural exchanges.
Convenient: Exploring Tibetan regions is no easy task, but by being just 20 minutes from the airport and well-equipped with all necessary supplies – such as heat and comfortable beds – the lodge allows guests to explore this fabled corner of the planet without sacrificing the comforts they are accustomed to.
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The hotel’s eight superior rooms are appointed with twin-size beds.
The hotel’s 52 deluxe rooms offer a view of either the mountain or the garden and an outdoor seating area. They can be appointed with either a king-size bed or a twin, and there is a shower in the bathroom.
The hotel’s 21 superior rooms offer a view of either the mountain or the garden. They have a cozy, dedicated sitting space that is complete with an armchair and a sofa, and their bedrooms can be appointed with either a king-size bed or a twin.
The seven spacious Deluxe Suites feature a fireplace and a balcony that overlooks the surrounding scenery. The room has dedicated sitting and dining areas, and even a small kitchen countertop. The bedroom is flooded with sunlight, and the bathroom features both a bath and a shower.
The hotel's four spacious family suites feature two twin beds and one king-size bed.
Handcrafted artisan items, such as antique jewelry, Tibetan carpets, wall tapestries, and ethnic home accessories, that were handpicked by the Songtsam team are displayed across two shops. All of these items make ideal gifts and unique souvenirs.
The hotel’s library boasts a rich collection of books on local ethnic cultures, and it also features an outdoor balcony that offers a beautiful panoramic view of the surrounding area.
The spa features a Zen-style lounge and four therapy rooms with handmade bronze bathtubs. The facility was elaborately designed for traditional Kum Nye Tibetan massages.
Chinese & Tibetan Restaurant
Able to seat up to 72 guests, this restaurant serves local specialties like yak meat hotpot and Yunnan cuisine. It also has an indoor balcony area that can accommodate up to 32 guests.
The Western restaurant can host up to 106 people and has spectacular views of Songzanlin Monastery. It offers a breakfast buffet, à la carte dishes, and a selection of handpicked wines.
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The most memorable trip we have ever had. Thank you very much for all of the nice arrangements you have prepared.