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Tian Yuan Kui Hostel

No.73 Mingqing Street, Pingyao County 031100, China
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a quaint old Chinese hotel with charm and character. Many rooms of all sizes in a lovely settings of small courtyards, with antique furniture and plants. Places to rest and sit in peace. Big comfortable beds. we had to change rooms because the bed was so big it took up most of the room. The manager was most... More

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23 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

A charming place with atmospehere. Great location on the major pedestrian street in the old town. Rooms are small, but comfortable. Decent wifi. The negative aspects: Laundry is very expensive (5 Rmb for a pair of socks) It takets time before the shower gets hot The cuisine is uneven. Taxis arranger by the hotel are expensive

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Reading, United Kingdom
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119 reviews 119 reviews
50 hotel reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Came here primarily for the outdoor courtyard seating at the back, though there isn't enough seating and the benches are small and narrow. Inside is much better, lots more spaces, huge menu, great food and good music. Staff attentive and friendly. Good opening hours too, 7am!

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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

A fantastic location in the heart of the city, inside the city walls. Within minutes walking distance to the shops, museums, city walls. The room was warm, underfloor heated, clean-ish (the floors could do with a good scrub) and the bathroom was of a good size, clean and comfortable. This guesthouse is an old fashioned courtyard home - so understand... More

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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014 via mobile

Very reasonably priced. Very clean rooms with an authentic old world feel but modern amenities, including wifi, western toilets, heating and air conditioning. Their restaurant is great good and ranked #3. They rent bikes for RMB 10/day which is a great walls to explore the city. While in town, make sure to have Pingyao beef with cilantro!

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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459 reviews 459 reviews
149 hotel reviews
551 helpful votes 551 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

The guest house has an ideal location right in the middle of the ancient town / city of Pingyao close to the large tower astride the main street. We were met by Alice who was very helpful and spoke excellent English. The rooms are all set inside a small maze of courtyards - in fact one of the most memorable... More

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24 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We stayed here for five nights. We arrived when it was dark which felt very bustling and magical. The guest house is very basic and authentic. We loved the massive beds and the open showers. The food is really good here. It does get busy with tour groups. The staff are hit and miss, some of them just slob around... More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

November 2013 was our 3rd stay at this lovely hostel/guesthouse/hotel and we were just as thrilled as on the other previous occasions in 2003 and 2007. The owner/manager, Rainbow, and her staff are marvellous -professional and courteous; the restaurant provides delicious meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) at very reasonable prices and table service is very professional; the restaurant and bar... More

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Durban, South Africa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

This hotel is in the centre of the old town so ideally placed for site-seeing. It has an old world charm with its inner courtyards. Don't expect too much from the rooms - they are extremely tiny and rather depressing. The walls are painted black for about a metre and a half from the floor. The bathroom is fully tiled... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013 via mobile

The rooms were lovely, nicely furnished. Check in was fast and all the staff spoke some English. The service can be a bit hit and miss. Some of the girls were helpful and friendly. However, a male member of staff asked us to move tables as an Asian woman wanted to sit in our seat which really annoyed us.

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Address: No.73 Mingqing Street, Pingyao County 031100, China
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Location: China > Shanxi > Pingyao County
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