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No.18 Maquan Alley, Pingyao County 031100, China
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Ranked #19 of 168 Pingyao County B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

--- Rooms --- The rooms are small and the bathroom is only okay, with the shower flooding the room a bit. Electric heating / aircon about which we had the impression that it didn't really heat the room but just generate noise. However, everything was clean and consistent with the charming courtyard atmosphere of the hotel. There is in-room WiFi,... More

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85 hotel reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

This hotel has a lovely Chinese atmosphere and I really enjoyed my stay here. It is right in the middle of the town and so central for wandering the picturesque streets of Pingyao. Our room was in a courtyard where Chinese music played and had lanterns hanging up. It was such a refreshing change from the big skyscraper type hotels... More

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Upper Hutt, New Zealand
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7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

This is a traditional courtyard hotel with charm and character. It's stone court yards and walls create a distinct atmosphere. Unfortunately the rooms were in need of an upgrade and refresh. Their maintenance programme also needs to improve. We had to move rooms as in the first one the heat pump didn't work properly. The staff were friendly and helpful.... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

The hotel has grat potential; it has been well restored on the whole, it has good copies of Ming furniture and is close to the center of the old walled city. Unfortunately, it is vastly overpriced for the service it provides. The room is small, there is no space for a suitcase. The bed is extremely uncomfortable, shower (cold!) floods... More

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New Jersey, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

Perhaps it just fits a Western fantasy of traditional Chinese elegance, but this hotel is beautifully and charmingly decorated in its common areas -- like a movie set, really. The room was fine, on the smaller side, shower was more of a trickle, no floor divider from rest of bathroom -- but the decor was nothing special. The hotel restaurant... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

This is a beautiful looking hotel from the outside and as you walk through the courtyards to the rooms. However, the room itself was pretty average with a very hard bed (pretty standard in China but this was exceptionally hard). I think the biggest disappointment though was the staff. We spent 28 days in China and stayed in a huge... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

My wife and I stayed for 1 night. This hotel is fully restored to the Ming/Qing period complete with exterior courtyards, gateways, passage ways and interior finishes that make you feel that you just step back in time to 600-900 years ago. The guesthouse is a series of interconnected buildings and courtyards all surrounded by a high wall and located... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2012 via mobile

We stayed here for one night and when we first arrived we thought the place was charming - lovely buildings and very peaceful. The room was ok, but the beds were so hard and creaky, it didn't really make for a good night's sleep. The rooms are in blocks of two and so share a main door and entrance way,... More

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15 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2011

I stayed at this hotel for a couple of nights to visit Pingyao and the surrounding area. The hotel is situated in the middle of Pingyao, which is nearly fully pedestrian, making it a very convenient place to stay. The hotel is a traditional hotel which exists since a few centuries and officials traveling to Pingyao in ancient China used... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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18 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2011

The hotel is located in the caracteristic ancien city (you can reach by 5 min walk the main street with bar and shops). The hotel is really amazing if you walk around in courtyard: it is all in old cinese style. Negative points: the double room (100$) was small (you can almost not walk around the bed), with old and... More

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Address: No.18 Maquan Alley, Pingyao County 031100, China
Location: China > Shanxi > Pingyao County
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Number of rooms: 68
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