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Zhuoma Guesthouse

Renmin Xi Street, Xiahe County 747100, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

Prices are the lowest I found in China for dorm beds, the place is very cozy and clean, and above all - the owner is a wonderful person with good English. If you're a backpacker, student, or just want a nice cool place with good people and good atmosphere- just go there.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

The place is OK for one or two nights. Location is excellent and doubles on the second floor were nice enough for the price paid. Pretty thin mattresses tho. The shared bathrooms could have been cleaner and as far as we know they only have one shower, but it had hot water and we didn't have to queue. The rooms... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Had read great reviews of this hostel so was really excited to be staying there, however was very disappointed. The location is great - right opposite the entrance to the monastery, however, on arrival, the manager was disinterested and gave us one word answers to our questions about the area and how to get to the grasslands. This information later... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

In our guide a bed in a dorm was 15, and they wanted to charge us 50. After asking for something cheaper (the owner said the guide is a liar, and this is the first price not matching the price... At the end we paid 30 for the worst hostel i've been. A room with 10 beds, no lockers, no... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I don't regret staying at Tara Guesthouse. It was a real tibetan experience. It was a private double room with sharing bathroom. The Tibetan-style beds were not comfortable at all and there was only one shower for all the hostel. But the staff was really helpful and the restaurant was always crowded with locals.

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Thank Silvia_Bot_BCN
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Tara Guest House was by far the most memorable hostel I have been during my trip through China, which took 4 weeks. It was not because of the accommodation that it was so memorable, it was because of the staff and the ambiance. Tsering ( the owner) and his colleagues were very friendly and if you showed some interest you... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

I stayed at Tara Guesthouse during a school trip to Qing Hai and Gan Su provinces. Overall it was rather disappointing. There are no rooms with private bath, as far as I know. Pluses: The lcoation is great, right across from the monastery. We had dinner at the restaurant the first night, and the food was very good. Wifi is... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013 via mobile

This was by far the worst hostel we stayed in China. the staff is rude, the rooms are not clean at all and so wasn't the bathroom. They blamed us for breaking down the heating, because we turned the knob.. the courtyard hasn't seen a gardner in years, which was not necesarry because it was just a concrete platform. it... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

we stayed in xiahe for 3 days in another hotel. still we had our meals in tara guesthouse (zhuoma) and it was by far our great experience from our travel in china. it is great located, just in the junction of town were everything happens and you can see it through the windows, there were a lot of pilgrims staying... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

My husband and I ate there almost every night during our stay. Our guide and driver are friends with the owner, so it was absolutely awesome to hang out there. They serve very good, traditional Tibetan food and it was just so yummy! We never stayed in the guesthouse, but I'm pretty sure it's great. And you can't beat the... More 

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