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Reviewed May 17, 2018

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...More

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Reviewed March 10, 2018

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...More

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Reviewed April 16, 2018

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...More

Thank Angela P
Response from UndertheMoon, Manager at Old Theatre InnResponded April 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...More

Reviewed April 5, 2018

We looked forward to this 3 night stay more than any other on our two week China trip. The descriptions do not match what is really on offer. Yes, the site is special and the Old Theatre itself an authentic example of traditional architecture, and...More

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Response from UndertheMoon, Manager at Old Theatre InnResponded April 23, 2018

Dear Friends, We have noted your experience above and want you to know we are committed to improving. While our rooms are small (size and photos are all clearly noted on our website), all of our rooms have foldable suitcase stands, and the beds are...More

Reviewed February 2, 2018 via mobile

We already love Yangshou Mountain Retreat and the sister Hotel in Shaxi is also great. Amazing building simple but comfortable rooms, great local food, lovely staff and if you ask the local band will perform on stage. Been in China 15 years and combined with...More

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