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Kersang's Relay Station

No.1 Yamenlang Jinlong Street, Old Town, Shangri-La County 674400, China
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Ranked #20 of 125 Shangri-La County B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014
Johanna B Munich, Germany
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Munich, Germany
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We stayed three nights at an upper floor room. Basic accomodation, as we expected, but very friendly staff (father and son). The son picked us up from the bus station after receiving only refusals from the taxi drivers. Both were very helpful with finding a cheap ride back to Lijiang stopping at Tiger Leaping Gorge. From the terrace you have... More

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Aiea, Hawaii
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

News Flash stayed June 17,18..old town burnt down in Jan 2014. Fire came up to Kersang's front door. Old town is now a dirt lot with underground utilities being installed. This is a youth hostel type of accomodation not hotel. The caretaker is owners father. Nice guy. He works hard and long hours to keep things going. No english but... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

We had an amazing stay at Kersan's Relay Station! The welcoming was super friendly, the rooms are beautifully decorated... Surely take time to have an aperitif on the rooftop terras and enjoy the amazing view!

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Newton, Massachusetts
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

Did you ever see a place with a lot of very positive reviews, but perhaps as many negative ones? We usually tend to give a hotel the benefit of the doubt and discount the negative reviews as the result of a guest's bad luck or the product of habitual whining. We did that in this case and learned, to our... More

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Moshav near Netanya
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60 reviews 60 reviews
16 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

The location is very nice and quiet (which can be an issue in Shangrila), but the rest is rather basic. The previous night we spent at a high end hotel in Diqin, so we didn't feel "dirty enough" to shower... the breakfast room was very nice, with a great view. But overall rating for this guesthouse remains average.

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Berlin, Germany
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

We arrived late one winter evening and the Tibetan Uncle picked me up from the main square in Shangri-la. I was really hppy that I could find a place like that on the internet, for most Guesthouses are closed in Shangri-la during the off aeson time in winter. My room was on the second floor and really spacious, heated blakets... More

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Shanghai, China
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

Well, I got to know this place through a leaflet provided to me by a staff in the Chalet where I stayed in Lijiang. I had no idea this place was under "B&B" and not "Hotels" in Tripadvisor. Since I had no idea where to stay and only arranged the trip to Shangr-la last minute, I trusted the reviews. Although... More

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Hong Kong, China
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5 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

My wife & I stayed at Kersang's Relay Station during our trip to Yunnan in mid October and generally we found it only average at best, despite the rave reviews seen here. This was our first time in Shangri-La and the bookings were made by our agent and guided from reviews we had read about in Tripadvisor. Maybe it was... More

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Xiamen, China
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

Kersangs was by far the best guesthouse I stayed at in Yunnan, and one of the best in China. The place is oozing with character and the view from the roof is pretty spectacular. The beds were cozy and comfortable and the shower was amazing! Super hot water and great water pressure with enough room in the bathroom that the... More

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Boston, MA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

Had a wonderful time in Shangri-La due in large part to the stay at Kersang's. We stayed 3 days, 2 nights at the Guesthouse. The manager, Tenzin (she's Tibetian) and her boy-friend, Hendrick (he's German) were extremely hospitable and helpful with all of our needs. The accommodations are clean and comfortable, the facilities are attractive and more than adequate. A... More

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Address: No.1 Yamenlang Jinlong Street, Old Town, Shangri-La County 674400, China
Location: China > Yunnan > Shangri-La County
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