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Kersang's Relay Station

No.1 Yamenlang Jinlong Street, Old Town, Shangri-La County 674400, China
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Kersang's Relay Station
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Ranked #14 of 149 Shangri-La County B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I expected Kersang's to be much better, but admittedly stayed there in off season. I was the only guest there for most of the week I stayed and most of the time the whole place was deserted. The uncle (who was the only representative of the owner I saw) was pleasant, but had no English at all so communication was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I went already 2 times to this nice place running by a very kind Tibetan family. This guest house is very special and gives you warm feeling so that you like to stay there. The guest house is made out of wood and has many detailed carving. The rooftop has a nice terrace from which you can look far over... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I stayed on my own for two days during the National Holiday (1st week in October), Kersang's was an oasis of calm in the otherwise overcrowded tourist trail of holiday season. The beautiful courtyard gave it a truly Tibetan feel and the family were very helpful in giving advice for the next stage of my travels. The only thing was... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Recommended by a good friend and was glad we stayed there. There were 13 of us, so we occupy almost all of the rooms for 5 days. (Pros) -clean rooms, comfy beds with electric blankets -clean & modern bathrooms with hot shower -great view, located up hill just behind the big prayer wheel. Some days you can hear distant chanting... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Very nice place -- clean and cosy!! Run by a Tibetan family!! Although most of the old town was destroyed by a fire in January, 2014 Kersang's survived. The old town is now being rebuilt. Kersang's is right behind the 2 hillside temples and large prayer wheel. Highly recommend it!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

If you plan to visit shangri la, stay here! I had a great stay in kersangs, the rooms are super clean and worth the money. The tibetan guy that runs the hostel while his boss, who is his sister, is super friendly. 5 stars!

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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
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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
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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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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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