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Shaxi Horse Pen 46 Youth Hostel

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

One of our best stay to Yunnan region. Shaxi was our first stop on a two week stay in Yunnan, flying into Kunming at 2pm and then a 5 hour plus bus ride to Dali and catching a quick dinner recommended by our rental car driver in Dali. Dinner was delicious of home cooking after selecting choices of vegetables and... More 

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Viterbo, Italia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

We have spent two day in this amazing hostel in a out of the time village. We had planed to stay one night but the unique atmosphere ,paceful and really fantastic surroundings "impose" to stay one night more.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This is a gem of a hostel, right on the old square in Shaxi old town. The owners are fantastic as well - Shirley is extremely knowledgeable and can set up trips to nearby villages.The new coffee shop in the back has a great atmosphere and a nice view of action on the river.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

Clean and simple place, a little old rooms. Bathrooms are surprisingly nice though. Staff is quite good, but could be a little more enthusiastic. Very cute dogs, which give a lot of atmosphere to the place, but they should bathe and care for the dogs more. Bikes are for rent, too, but they are really crappy. Gears cannot be changed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

The finest hostel we stayed at in all of China. Beautifully restored by local craftspeople using traditional methods and materials. Providing training and work for local people. Friendly and helpful staff. Lovely town, great walks nearby (ask Shirley).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

From the first moment we entered this place we fell in love with it. The quiet little courtyard has so much atmosphere that you could spend the whole day hanging out there. The room was very cosy. The kind that makes you want to sleep until the afternoon. Also everything was clean. The other great thing were the owners who... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

It was an unplanned visit to Shaxi and I booked the accomodation one day in advance. Since it is a low season, we managed to book without problem. Instruction was clear and we found the place without problem. We took a 4 hour bus ride from Shangri-la to Jianchuan and the ride was unpleasant with driver and passengers smoking away.... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Lovely place to stay, great value for money, cheap place with loads of character. Location is perfect right in heart of Shaxi. Helpful staff who speak good English. Downsides are that there is no soundproofing as walls very thin, and some rooms have the toilet in the same room as the bed with no partition. But there are outside shared... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I spent 3 nights at this lovely place. Nice room, small..but with everything you need including a shower. Pittoresque courtyard, it also includes a bar, occasionally movies are shown. Breakfast is served in a dining room and every night the cook makes a delicious family style dinner. We ended up staying an extra night. with the help of the owner... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Many thanks to Xiao Qu, Xiao Fan, Xiao Ge and the rest of the team members for a memorable stay at Horsepen 46 in Shaxi. This place is rather not easy accessible but definitely worth a visit for rejuvenation, cultural and historical experience. The travelling time are as follow: [By Bus] Lijiang - Jian Chuan = 2 Hours Shangri-La -... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Shaxi Horse Pen 46 is located on Shaxi old town square. It's an ancient wooden house in traditional Bai courtyard. Dorm beds, standard rooms, coffee and food are available for travelers of different styles and budget. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shaxi Horse Pen 46 Youth Hostel

Address: No.46 Sideng Street, Shaxi Town, Jianchuan County 671302, China
Location: China > Yunnan > Jianchuan County
Price Range: $10 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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