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No. 16 Shaxiang Street, Pingyao County, China
0354-5685988
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Description: Great guest house that also has a full restaurant. Great for breakfast...
Great guest house that also has a full restaurant. Great for breakfast, lunch and dinner
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
(restaurant only) A decent meal

I was staying elsewhere but I decided to grab dinner her after having read the positive reviews on TA. The place was reasonably empty (low tourist season) so I had the three staff members to myself initially. They were friendly and prompt although knew minimal english. The food was fine, as was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 21, 2014
Paul S
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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129 reviews 129 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I was staying elsewhere but I decided to grab dinner her after having read the positive reviews on TA. The place was reasonably empty (low tourist season) so I had the three staff members to myself initially. They were friendly and prompt although knew minimal english. The food was fine, as was the tea. The food was reasonably priced although... More 

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Florence, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The rooms were great, very authentic and comfortable I felt like I took a portal back into the 1700s. The food at the restaurant was delicious. The staff was friendly, the location okay and overall I really enjoyed my experience, until I got the bill at the end for my laundry. I gave the hotel a small bag of laundry,... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

If you are looking for a traditional court yard experience in Ping Yao, this is the place to stay. It is authentic (perfect photo ops), the food is excelent, the staff very helpful and friendly and all within walking distance of the main streets. Yes, the shower is a bit akward in the small bathroom we had, but hot and... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I spent 4 days in Pingyao; three nights in this hotel.This was my 20th trip to China, but I would still say this hotel ranks among my best experiences. The atmosphere is unique; all the staff exceptionally friendly and helpful. I do speak some Chinese, which of course helps, but the staff's English was absolutely adequate. I only had dinners... More 

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Delicious breakfast - banana pancakes and pingyao noodles are definite highlights. Coffee is ok. Nice courtyard setting.

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Beijing, China
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Among the best food we have had in China - and we used to live here. Fresh, delicious Chinese food for lunch or dinner. Good value. Wonderful, friendly and helpful staff. Charming tranquil restaurant space in an old building off a small courtyard. Highly recommended.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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137 reviews 137 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

We stayed here because of the reviews on TA, and we liked it a lot. The traditional courtyard house felt just right in the ancient city of Pingyao. Our king size bed was very comfortable and the paper covered windows really made the atmosphere, although I don't know what it would be like in winter. We ate dinner in the... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

We stayed at the attached hotel and had a number of meals. The restaurant is beautifully decorated and the low lighting/candles create a nice atmosphere. The menu has a good mix of local Pingyao/Shanxi, other Chinese and Western cuisine. The Pingyao beef and Shanxi noodles were particularly good, as were the Banana and Apple pancakes for breakfast.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Been there following good reviews on trip advisor. Excellent advice. The food was very good and tasty (The Pingyao beef and potatoes dish was delicious). The location is a bit ex centered but within 5 min walk. We spent RMB 100 for beef, rice and eggplant, all of it tasted delicious. The atmosphere is really nice, waiters are nice and... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

over our 2 week trip we had the most consistently good food at our hotel - quite surprising as off the beaten trip, but excellent

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: No. 16 Shaxiang Street, Pingyao County, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanxi  >  Pingyao County
  • Phone Number: 0354-5685988

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

Description

Great guest house that also has a full restaurant. Great for breakfast, lunch and dinner

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