Songtsam Retreat at Shangri-La – MGallery Collection
- Free WiFi
- Kids Club
- Parking On Site
With a stay at Songtsam Retreat at Shangri-La – MGallery Collection in Shangri-La, you’ll be in the historical district and minutes from Ganden Sumtseling Monastery. This 4.5-star hotel is within the vicinity of Guishan Park and Diqing Museum.
Make yourself at home in one of the 72 guestrooms featuring free minibar items and minibars. Your Select Comfort bed comes with down comforters. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, while DVD players and satellite programming provide entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature rainfall showerheads and complimentary toiletries.
Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities
Pamper yourself with onsite massages, body treatments, and facials. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge). Guests can catch a ride on the shuttle (surcharge), which operates within 8 km.
Food & Drink
Satisfy your appetite at one of the hotel’s 2 restaurants. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. Buffet breakfasts are available daily for a fee.
Business & Travel Amenities
Featured amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and a computer station. Planning an event in Shangri-La? This hotel has facilities measuring 1765 square feet (164 square meters), including meeting rooms. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and limited parking is available onsite.
How to Get There
The last 2 nights of our 8-night, 9-day Songtsam Yunnan tour were here. This is a spectacular resort hotel consisting of ~25+ beautiful stone buildings built onto a hillside and overlooking the back of a spectacular temple (like all Buddhist temples in China, this one was rebuilt after the destruction of the Great Cultural Revolution.) The location is on a very high plateau at nearly 12,000 feet. It is somewhat deceptive as there are no very high mountains in view, but you will feel it every time you climb a flight of stairs. We had been above 6,000 feet for a week on the tour, with the two prior nights at Songtsam Meili at 11,000 feet but you still feel the thin air. I'd advise against flying directly here from sea level, although they do have oxygen available in case of emergencies. The nearby Napa Hai (lake) is spectacular and the Old Town in the city is a wonderful place to spend many hours exploring shops and trying restaurants. The hotel had an evening outdoor Tibetan dance/music show that was fun to watch one evening. Like all the Songtsam hotels we visited on this tour, the staff were friendly and attentive and the food was delicious (much of it grown on a farm just outside the hotel compound walls.) China luxury travel at its finest!
Beautifully decorated hotel with lots of nice details from warm hospitality to a comfortable room with nice bed. I am quite surprised with the level of details that I experienced within my stay here, considering this is not the big hotel chain like the Starwood or the Marriott group. Probably that’s also one of the reason I am quite happy with the overall experience at this hotel. The staff are very well trained in ensuring us enjoying our stay here. The breakfast is pretty steady with lots of choices from both the western and Chinese selection. Definitely try their hot noodles, the best way to make your stomach happy before you kick start the day of hiking or sight seeing.
This is truly a retreat with first class service. We stayed here for 3 days and we were well taken care of. The hotel offered from pickup service from Shangrila bus station. The driver was prompt and courteous. The moment we arrived at the hotel, the staff welcomed us with ginger tea and cookies. Our family suite was huge with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The view of the monastery was breathtaking. I splurged on the spa and their service was exceptional as well. It’s the perfect place to detox and unplug from busy city life. Highly recommend this hotel!