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About: The Linden Centre

The Linden Centre is an American-owned, award-winning Dali hotel offering the intrepid traveler a true immersion into authentic China. Guests reside in an expansive and elegant courtyard home in Xizhou, a pristine village in Southwest China’s Yunnan Province. The facility is a nationally protected heritage site that has been restored to its former dynastic elegance. In the foothills of the Himalayas, guests enjoy a year-round spring climate and direct access to rich, undisturbed cultures in a true melting pot of the region.

Recent Posts by The Linden Centre

The Torch Festival is Coming!

Experience Yunnan’s Brightest Nights:          The Torch Festival is Coming!                        …….. The Linden Centre invites you to be a part of one of Yunnan’s most colorful festivals. On July 20-22, our neighbors- the ethnic Bai and Yi- wrap long poles withContinue Reading

The Linden Centre is celebrating its Sixth Anniversary!

The Linden Centre is celebrating its Sixth Anniversary!  To help express our gratitude to all of you who have helped make these first five years so successful, we are offering a summer special: Stay two nights at our regular rate and enjoy a third night at 66RMB. During your stay, we will take you to ourContinue Reading

Farewell to Sidwell Friends Group

Linden Centre’s Education Annex Says Farewell to Sidwell Friends Group After a semester of study on our Xizhou Education Annex, the first group of Sidwell students left Yunnan this past weekend.  Their innovative, annual program, one of the first of its kind in rural China, gave high school juniors and seniors a chance to completeContinue Reading

One of China’s Top Hotels with Exceptional Service

Tripadvisor informed us last week that we were once again chosen as one of China’s Top Hotels with Exceptional Service (number 11 out of 105,000 hotels).   We are humbled to be included alongside such important industry leaders.   We are most proud of our local staff, many of whom still work as farmers during their time away from the Centre.Continue Reading

Testing to trace heritage of Bai ethnic people

Linden Centre and Shanghai American School host leadingChinese DNA Scholar- Testing to trace heritage of Bai ethnic people Shanghai American School teachers, Craig Taefel and Mai Haisam, and Fudan University’s Professor Yan recently completed the first round of testing to help trace the origins of our local villagers. This project, which is being supported inContinue Reading

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