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Yak Hotel

No.2 Qingdao Road, Shigatse 857000, China
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Yak Hotel
Ranked #27 of 38 hotels in Shigatse
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
27 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Terrible hotel when a doorman grabs your bag, races in front of you to your room and throws said bag down hallway, landing near your door. At least he didn't wait for a tip! Needed ice for my knees. Difficult when the only ice in the hotel is old freezer ice (defrost has not gotten to Tibet quite yet) and... More

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Munich, Germany
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

I was surprised that there are hotels in Tibet, where no one is able to speak English. So we could not have any service or questions. The restaurant in the hotel is being equipped with lazy and bored staff.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

What a farce. I stayed with a group of 22 people and not one of them had a good thing to say about the place. Very dodgy electrical wiring exposed, toilet leaking and generally unpleasant. The worst thing was when my door broke. I tried to open it with the electric door card and it was jammed. Suspecting the door... More

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Florianopolis, SC
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60 reviews 60 reviews
40 hotel reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

The Hotel was not bad but that’s comparing with loads of terrible Hotels I stayed traveling from Kathmandu to Lhasa. The room was ok, lights were not working properly and shower drain was clogged so it looked like the bathroom was a big bath tube. If you are picky I would recommend Manasarovar Hotel.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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42 reviews 42 reviews
31 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

I stayed here for 1 night, in one of the "better" rooms. You need to remember that this is Tibet, so expecting good western standard hotel is a little unreasonable. The room, including the bathroom, was clean. Room was big. Had some problems with some of the power outlets. Bed comfortable enough. They made me a nice spaghetti bolognese for... More

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

I stayed here only one night but that is all I needed to know how bad this place is. Firstly after a slowly and frustrating check in we were shown our room. It was overlooking a loud construction site, no chance of sleep. We then found out they had now wifi. The rooms are quite bad no power points that... More

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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

I stayed only one night on the way to Lhasa. very friendly staff, food was good, the room was average, Tv only with chinese chanels, the bathroom was not in good condition, in rooms was cold ( was may so I think still was ok) the location of the hotel is far from the Tashi Lhunpo monastery - you need... More

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Shanghai, China
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Very friendly staff, English speaking receptionist, good food. However, they have two type of rooms- painted ceiling ones and second type transparent glass bathroom wall and a bit smelly. You shall ask your guide to arrange a room inside the building with reception area and not close to main street. It's a 3 starts hotel and you can't expect better... More

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Madrid, Spain
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40 reviews 40 reviews
37 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

Single room, private bathroom, TV. Room was confortable but looked quite dated in general. The bathroom was not in very good condition and it was the perfect example of what you don´t have to do when trying to fix things. It worked and there was a hot shower but it was a real mess and should really repair it. Nevertheless... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

We stayed a night on the way the E.B.C. In contrary to what other reviewers write, we had both hot water and aircon as room heater, but no wifi. The cleaning was relatively bad and there was nothing charming about the hotel.

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Address: No.2 Qingdao Road, Shigatse 857000, China
Location: China > Tibet > Shigatse
Also Known As:
Yak Hotel Shigatse, Tibet

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