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Dragon's Den Hostel

Tian Tou Zhai, Dazhai Village, Longsheng County, China
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baroda , India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

went in April and had to walk uphill for about an hour from dazhai village to Tiantou village to reach the hostel. It was hot day and the climb can be hard for some. get plenty of water though you can buy on the way but for a 25% price increase. Hostel is made on wooden stills as are others... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If I could give this place 3 1/2 stars, I would. Of all the places in Dazhai, this is probably the best place. The views are incredible, and the staff was helpful. However, they may not have been entirely forthcoming with bus information for how to get back to Guilin. With that being said, they helped us hire a driver... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice hostel, well located in the middle of the Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces area. The hostel is basic, but provides good bedding and clean rooms. We had a very basic ensuite but a breathtaking view from the window (definitely the highlight!) The lounge area is nice and staff speak good English. It's a good choice for a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing place with very good food. The staff are very nice but they dont speak much english. The rooms are clean but their is no hot water. And the view you get is indescribable, so magical. They have a very comfortable lounge with great blankets to hide from the cold and also some delicious home made wine

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Handsome hostel. All wood. Try to get a corner room so you can windows on two sides. Amazing views and easy hiking (if you can handle hundreds of steps). Great food. Warm comfy bed (with an electric blanket!). Hot powerful shower. Nice people.

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Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

My girlfriend and I traveled here last year while living in China. The hike up the side of the mountain was stunningly beautiful, once you'd shaken off the elderly, indigenous women's offers for bag transportation. A small, wooden room awaited us with a comfortable bed and a desk. The bathroom was reminiscent of a caravan with a hose pipe for... More 

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Eddy, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

I traveled here with my friend in September 2014. The hostel is literally a hike up the mountainside as there are no roads that lead all the way to Tian Tou Village. We are not so out of shape to be unable to hike with our 15kg packs, but it still took a lot of effort. We enjoyed the hike,... More 

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Haifa, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Take a taxi to the bus station and the bus to the Longshen Rice Terraces. Arrive at a large parking area. Don't take too much baggage. The best is a small back pack and a hat. Start climbing. After climbing more than 800 !!! stone steps (about 2 hours) we arrived at the Dragon's Den Hostel in Dazhai Village. On... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I did some research before going to Longji and understood that most of the inns there were made of wood with bad acoustic. Luckily, at the time we stayed, most of the guests were polite and quiet, so we could have good sleep there. It takes 45 min to climb to the hostel after you get off the bus, but... More 

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Saronno, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I have booked just one night through their website. They replied very quickly. I booked a twin room with shared bathroom, for little difference I would get the room with an ensuite bathroom. Great location in front of the terraces. Staff very kind and helpful with the right indications how to move; English spoken. Food was good and honest prices.... More 

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