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Xiaobali Boutique Hotel

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No.16 Chengbei Road, Yangshuo County 541900 China
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#5 of 88 Specialty lodging in Yangshuo County
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TravellingApe wrote a review May 2019
The Exotic Orient417 contributions83 helpful votes
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XiaoBaLi (literally “Little Bali”) is one of three branches of the “Xiao Qing Mai” (“Little Chiangmai”) brand of hotels in Yangshuo, managed by an amiable local family. I think the older pictures posted in TA belong to a hotel under a different management previously – the address is the same but the hotel owners must have been changed and it has been completely revamped since. Location : In a quiet lane about 5 minutes’ walk from the river bank and about 10 minutes’ walk to West street. There are several other quaint-looking boutique style hotels along this lane (no convenience shops or restaurants on this stretch of the road) and the front of the hotel faces lots of greenery. I love the location for its proximity to the river and also the commercial West street without the noise and crowds. One end of the lane (nearer to the river) only becomes busy around 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm as it is close to the land transport pickup point for boat tours that arrive from Guilin. If you arrive at the Yangshuo Southern bus station, it will cost about 10 RMB by “motorbike taxi” to the hotel (10 minutes’ ride). Didn’t see any taxis at the bus station but I guess the hotel might be able to help arrange for your taxi or local car transport . Room : Various room types from tiny to family rooms. The ones with balcony (rather small) are the best as some of the rooms with windows look right into walls of nearby buildings! The entire hotel adopts a Thai/Balinese design style so you see a lot of teak wood furniture and Southeast Asian ethnic fabrics being used in the furnishings. All are done in a beautiful and tasteful style and you might forget that you are in China momentarily.….. well, a nice change if you’ve been in China for quite some time already. Room is very comfortable and though quite small (I booked a mini double with balcony, located on level 3), it has all the standard amenities within (kettle, mugs, bottled water, hairdryer, toiletries, good quality towels etc.). Take note that the large toilet/shower-room does not have a door separating it from the rest of the room – only a linen curtain to protect your modesty : ) Overall : The family members are friendly and helpful and the small lobby is a nice pleasant place to hand around with a drink (juices, coffee etc are sold there). I enjoyed my stay thoroughly and thought this is a really good deal – great environment, beautiful interior and pleasant staff, all on a modest budget. Highly recommended.
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Date of stay: April 2019
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Paul S wrote a review May 2015
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We recently stayed here 3 nights, and we're the only foreigners in the hostel, the staff (a special mention to Yolanda!) really went out of their way to make sure we enjoyed our stay (suggesting activities and things to do, be sure to hire some bikes and go exploring :) ) and helped us with booking our bus back to Guilin, bike hire and finding a Chinese SIM card...It rained a lot while we were staying (in many ways the rain made the scenery even more spectacular) so be sure to take a jacket. The Hostel is located very close to where our boat dropped us off and a 5 minute walk to West Street. The Hostel is home to 2 cats and an older dog called Cocoa (he was a bit grumpy), at the time of the visit, the Hostel was going through some renovations, these were not disruptive to our stay. My wife and I enjoyed our stay here :)
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Date of stay: May 2015
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christinefong wrote a review Dec 2014
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we had 3 days and 2 nights stay in yangshuo Dozycat youth hostel. This is definitely a lovely place to stay and the best hostel in our entire trip of 4 hostel. other than the price is cheap, the cleanliness and the comfort is above our expectation! yet the staffs (youngsters) are very friendly, they kind enough to give direction to place we want to go. the location is a perfect point too. this hotel around 5 minute walk to west street pedestrian (out the hostel turn right and walk straight, do no choose left side). the cats and dog there are cute, COCO the dog, and those cats will follow u to the room, play with u. we took a standard room with view, 205 room number if not mistaken, flowery theme.
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Date of stay: November 2014
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sabrina l wrote a review Jul 2013
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dozycat is the second inn we choose.it's important for my travel .because i make friends with my roommate.we eat together and share the order ,because you know ,the meal is a little expensive .in a word ,we anything together.it makes my trip more funny.you can buy something raw to cook ,and you can send post card to your friends.it's very cheap.and there are foreigner from all over the world.in a word ,it's a good inn
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Date of stay: June 2013
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Room Tip: if you want a cheap room ,you can choose a room contain 6 or more .it's ok and good for you...
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PRICE RANGE
$17 - $25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Yangshuo Dozycat Youth Hostel
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ChinaGuangxiYangshuo County
NUMBER OF ROOMS
20
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Frequently Asked Questions about Xiaobali Boutique Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Xiaobali Boutique Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Bike Asia Cycling Tours (0.2 miles), West Street (0.3 miles), and Mojo Rooftop Bar (0.3 miles).
What food & drink options are available at Xiaobali Boutique Hotel?
Guests can enjoy a lounge during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Xiaobali Boutique Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include kali mirch(black pepper)indian cuisine, Mood Food Energy Cafe, and MingYuan Coffee.
Is Xiaobali Boutique Hotel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.1 miles away from the center of Yangshuo County.
Are pets allowed at Xiaobali Boutique Hotel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Xiaobali Boutique Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Former Residence of Xu Beihong (0.2 miles).