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Li An Lodge

Guilin, Guangxi & Around, China

Li-An Lodge, perched on the top of the Longji Terraces in Longsheng County, offers incredible views over the stepped rice terraces below. With unique character and just 16 individually designed rooms, this is without doubt the highlight hotel in Ping'an.

At a Glance

  • Best hotel in Ping'An Village

  • Stunning views of the Rice Terraces

  • Lots of character and a great sense of place

  • Each room is individually and uniquely designed

  • Friendly and charming service

Couples, Culture, Adventure

Insider's View

Ideally choose a room with a rice terrace view but if budget will not allow choose either the Abacus or Aroma rooms which offer partial views of the terraces.

Scott Dunn team

Insider's View

For the very best views opt for the Four Seasons or Celadon Rooms.

Dominic Atterton

Call us on 858 345 1762 to start planning your vacation to Li An Lodge or take a look at our itineraries to Guangxi and Around


Located hovering above the town of Ping'an, with mesmerising views over the cascading rice terraces below, Li-An Lodge is uniquely designed and full of character. Using traditional Chinese design features the property has a beautiful sense of place and charming atmosphere.

With just 16 individually designed and named rooms, each offers a different character. The names of each room denotes the different design influence and even though not expansive in size do provide a very comfortable stay with en suite bathrooms and most coming with breathtaking views of the rice terraces below.

There is one main restaurant at the Li-An Lodge which offers a combination of local and western cuisine and a lovely library and lounge in which to relax after days hiking in the surrounding countryside.

The real draw of Li-An Lodge comes from its unrivalled position above Ping'an village with panoramic views over surrounding houses and countryside below. Ping'An is a sleepy village with no cars or roads but instead winding cobbled footpaths, elegant wooden houses and a real feeling of stepping back to old world China.


There are just 16 rooms at Li-An Lodge, 2 of which are suites. Each room shows off the stunning and traditional Chinese architecture accentuated by original design features. The Suites and Terrace Rooms come complete with breathtaking views of the rice fields as some of the standard rooms do have partial views of the terraces. The accommodation of Li'An Lodge is absolutely charming with a unique and special atmosphere.


Children are welcomed at Li-An Lodge but there are no dedicated facilities available and there are no connecting room options.


Li-An Lodge provides a delightful main restaurant with the backdrop of the stunning rice terraces. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served daily with a changing set menu depending on the season and what is available in the markets.


The area around Li-An Lodge is breathtaking for its natural beauty. There are a huge amount of trails that you can explore in the area and small remote villages to visit where the Zhuang and the Yao nationalities still promote their traditional culture. One of the most striking areas to visit is the Dragon Back Rice Terrace which is located approximately 27 kilometers southeast of Longsheng County and it is considered as the most amazing terrace in China.

Location & Directions

Guilin, Guangxi & Around, China

Li An Lodge is located overlooking the spectacular rice terraces and perched above the small village of Ping An.

When to go

The Guangxi region experiences a subtropical climate, with short, cold winters and long, humid summers with monsoon rains. The majority of the rains fall in May and June, bringing with them intense humidity but turning the stunning landscape the most luscious shades of green. The winter months are damp and windy, with average temperatures hovering around 8°C. Spring and Fall are the prime times to visit Guanxi, with pleasant temperatures, sunny skies and minimal rainfall.

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