Intercontinental Lijiang Ancient Town Resort, Lijiang

Experiential | Very Good | Excellent | Magnificent | Out of this world



  • Located inside the World Cultural Heritage town
  • Facials and massages at Tea Tree Spa
  • Authentic Yunnan cuisine at 7 Colours Restaurant


Sleep, eat and explore in Lijiang from the heart of the World Cultural Heritage Site itself, with an unforgettable stay at the Intercontinental Lijiang Ancient Town Resort. This superb hotel takes guests to new levels of luxury.

The hotel’s architecture and design is strongly influenced by the local Dongba and Naxi cultures, a feature that you can see everywhere from the intricate hand-carved woodworking to the peaceful outdoor courtyards. Nestled within 51,000 square metres of luscious greenery, this phenomenal hotel is contemporary, opulent and welcoming at once.

It enjoys a prime position just 10 minutes’ walk from Sifangje Market Square, where you can enjoy local delicacies and gaze at ancient architecture in one of the world’s most important trade hubs. The stunning Black Dragon Pool is also just three kilometres away, the perfect outing for those looking to immerse themselves in the mystical beauty of the Tibetan region. The hotel itself enjoys sprawling views over the sacred Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, providing the perfect backdrop from breakfast to evening drinks.

The rooms in the Intercontinental are as impressive as you would imagine, featuring rich wood-beamed ceilings, locally inspired décor and stylish furniture. Sumptuous linens and a burst of warm colours invite guests to relax, whether enjoying some time unwinding watching the flat-screen TV or soaking in the large bathtub or rain shower.

An indoor heated swimming pool is the perfect place to get some refreshing exercise, while the Tea Tree Spa offers professional pampering treatments, from massages to facials. The hotel also boasts a state-of-the-art gym, plus children’s activities and babysitters to keep all ages entertained.

After a day of exploring, choose to dine in the exquisite 7 Colours Chinese Restaurant, which showcases a range of local Lijiang and Yunnan specialties including small-pot rice noodles and yak milk yogurt, plus a range of delicious Cantonese, Sichuan and Asian dishes. Alternatively, enjoy some Western cuisine at the Basil Leaf Restaurant. Afterwards, sip on local teas or sample cigars and wines at the chic Club InterContinental.


  • Two Restaurants

  • Spa

  • Swimming Pool

  • Bar/Lounge

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Children's Activities

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