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Old Theatre Inn

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Old Theatre Inn is a registered historic landmark and features one of the best examples of theatre temple architecture in Yunnan. Dating from 1780, the theatre temple once was a village school which was converted into five boutique guestrooms. At Old Theatre you will find friendly local village staff, great homemade meals, trails into the mountains, a cozy library and unsurpassed views of the Shaxi valley from our terrace. Come see why Old Theatre Inn is consistently ranked one of the best small hotels in China.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
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A magic place in the countryside; rooms are not huge but very tasteful, with a perfect shower. The restaurant is good, with a wine list, and breakfast also very good. If you fancy something out of the ordinary and enjoy silence, this is the place for you.
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If you don't want a cookie cutter guesthouse experience then Old Theatre Inn is for you. The heritage building is beautiful and the views out over the countryside are breathtaking - especially good while sipping a glass of wine on the terrace! Little touches like the wine list
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My husband and I stayed two nights in July 2018 in this fascinating place and we really enjoyed the stay. The staff is kind and helpful, tea and homemade biscuits were waiting for us at our arrival. The room is clean and has a kind of eco-eastern atmosphere and we appreciated
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Such a change from the souless modern places. The rooms were beautifully decorated and the whole place is a delight to stay in. The surrounding countryside is peaceful and fascinating. We had an explore using the bikes form the hotel which was a lot of fun. The old town of Shaxi
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The Inn is in a quiet spot a 40 minute walk from Shaxi village, overlooking fields where one sees hard working women planting seeds. The Old Theatre was lovingly restored, our bedroom was nice in one of the original rooms of the 200 year old Inn. clearly the bathroom had been
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Response from UndertheMoon, Manager at Old Theatre Inn
Responded Apr 23, 2018
Dear Angela, It's such a pleasure to have guests like yourself who appreciate the beauty and quirks of our historic buildings. Sam and Jessica are both local people who are always working to improve their English so we're grateful for your kindness and patience. We will change our dinner menu for Spring now, so as to offer more seasonal fare that hopefully everyone will enjoy. Be well and safe journey, Old Theatre Inn Family
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Chambre double, salle de bain privative
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"I think all rooms are the same size, just double or twin beds"
$57 - $60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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ChinaYunnanJianchuan County
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