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Halfway Guesthouse

Bendi Wan Village, Yongsheng, Shangri-La County, China
Halfway Guesthouse
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

Don't stop here!!! Looks can deceive ... This place looks nice enough but is the worst place we've stayed in China. The young staff members short changed us, were completely disinterested and our bathroom stuck like sewage. No toilet paper supplied, when i requested some they tried to charge me. Food was terrible, overly salty and breakfast took nearly an... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

There were more than twenty hikers staying there in the night. People came from China, Korea, France, Israel met together. It is good to see so many people here after hiking in the trail without seeing any people. The room is clean and comfort enough. Shower water is hot and strong. My family live in a three beds room with... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

This is probably the most famous guesthouse in the Tiger Leaping Gorge, and management knows it. They don't really make an effort, but it was a good enough place to stay. I was here during the winter and there were about 10 people in total, so I had the whole dorm room for myself for just 30 yuan, so that... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012 via mobile

We reached halfway guesthouse after the notorious 28 bends and about 60 mins walking afterwards. Having seen Michael Palins Himalaya we were looking forward to stay there for the night (wife was pregnant, so we decided to spread the trek over 3d). When we got there, i told the owner about our plans, on which he responded with nothing more... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

For a lodge that essentially has a captive audience of hikers from the Tigers Leaping Gorge trek, as there is little to no competition near this property, I found the prices to be fair. Its clean, warm and the only negative would be that having a hot shower is not going to be an option - especially if its a... More 

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Haifa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

we are a couple 68 years old-and we arrive after a hard day in this guest house after a telephone reservation - 150 yuan per night when we arrive the owner tell us that the price is 200 yuan - i tell him that by phone the price was 150 ! hi became angry and tell us :i dont have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

The title is a quote from the guest graffiti on the walls, and it doesn't lie. I stayed here during the 2 day trek of the Tiger Leaping Gorge, which I was tackling with 3 people I met on the bus on my way there. We had decided this would be a good place to stay, as we were taking... More 

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Foix, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

We reached this guest house at the end of the first day of a 2 day trek along the high path of Tiger Leaping Gorge. This was in the middle of a 3 week private tour of China, and we had our own guide (who slept in a dorm) but we had a room which although basic, had an ensuite.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

it's true-- the views are incredible. but the guest house is overflowing at night, which makes food slow, and rooms really loud (and overpriced). some of the food also tasted a bit funny and i heard some other travelers grumbling about possible msg? the people who work here know you are exhausted and dont have many options for the night,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

We made a reservation for a twin bed ensuite bathroom, the price was 150. Once arrived exhausted from the hike we discovered that the reservation did not come through. We where forced up take a twin room, public bathroom. The price was nice; 80. But the shower was alfull, exept for the hot water every thing was alfull. No light,... More 

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