Old Town of Lijiang at night, China
Hotel Indigo, Lijiang
- Excellent spa facilities
- Restaurant serves delicious local delicacies
- Traditional tea ceremonies at the tea house
Welcoming guests at the Southern Gate of the Tea-Horse Caravan Trail, the Hotel Indigo Lijiang Ancient Town is ready to immerse you in centuries of folklore and tradition. This magnificent hotel is nestled in a peaceful quarter of the Lijiang old town, and provides the perfect place to experience an authentic taste of this traditional region.
The Hotel Indigo is a lodging in-keeping with the area's rich legacy, yet it also brings it beautifully into the 21st century, setting an example of how modern luxury and historical authenticity can co-exist. The interior design maintains a sense of timeless elegance, pairing rich local wood furniture with clean lines and state-of-the-art touches. Think art deco rocking chairs set around a designer free-standing fireplace backing onto a rock-effect wall in the library. Horse and travel motifs abound with vintage trunks and rocking horses.
Each comfortable guest room is designed with unique details, such as artist-created murals of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and lantern-style lights. Relax with flat-screen TVs, air conditioning, a minibar and standalone baths. Or, upgrade to the Presidential Suite to laze in the luxury of your own jacuzzi, flanked by rocks, enjoying a beautiful view of the surrounding landscape.
The hotels offers fantastic facilities to either unwind or entertain. The Charm restaurant shares delicious authentic dishes influenced by Naxi delicacies, while the bar and lounge is the perfect place to relax with a fine wine or coffee. The hotel also has its own fitness centre, indoor pool, sauna and massage services. If you’re travelling as a family, you will be pleased to know that the Hotel Indigo offers a kid’s club to keep the little ones occupied, too.
The hotel is perfectly placed to explore the best of the surrounding area. It is just a 5-minute walk from the elaborately designed Mufu Palace and a 10-minute walk from Sifang Street, where you can see folk performances and dine on famous street food. The hotel staff will help you to create your perfect itinerary, whether uncovering over 1000 years of history hiking along the heritage trail, perusing the local handicrafts of Shuhe town or learning about the community’s love of good tea in the hotel’s own Tea House ceremony.