We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Mama's Naxi Guesthouse

No.78 Wenhua Alley, Wuyi Street, Dayan Old Town, Lijiang, China
Hotel amenities
Book on
TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
1 room 1 adult
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Check Availability
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Management photos
Mama\\
View Map
Add Photo Write a Review

37 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Level Contributor
6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

There are two Mama's Naxi Guesthouse in Lijiang. One in the Old Town itself, and another about 10-minute walk away. I'm not sure if this site is for which, but I'm reviewing for the on in the old town. The location is great for the day you want to explore, but it was quite a pain to find the guesthouse... More 

Helpful?
Thank Wirunwan P
Brussels, Belgium
Level Contributor
61 reviews
55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

We stayed 3 nights at Mama's and we enjoyed. It is located 10 minutes walk to the old town is a quiet area. We booked the airport pickup that went well. Our double room was clean, spacious and bright with a view. The bed was large but hard as often in China. Wifi worked well. We also enjoyed the dinner... More 

Helpful?
Thank Moet60
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Level Contributor
6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

After roaming the old town and visiting Mama Naxi 1 and 3, we got advised to visit the new Mama Naxi outside of the old town. Mama Naxi 3 is closed and Mama Naxi 1 has been taken over by others. Mama Naxi on Kangzhong road 22 is the real deal with the real Mama, address: 22 Lijingwan Jixiang Road,... More 

Helpful?
Thank Isaba2015
Bangkok, Thailand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I really enjoyed the stay, the building is beautiful and rustic, giving you a real sense of the area. Dorms are clean and secure with huge lockers. The hostel has a lot of character and a great atmosphere. Mama and the team are fun and always happy to help out, rent you bikes etc. I loved it so much I... More 

Helpful?
Thank kiattichai86
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
66 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I pre booked Mama Naxi's and quite frankly was never sure exactly which one I was staying at. I never saw the famous Mama Naxi. There was a very nice younger woman at reception who spoke good English and was helpful, and a not so helpful guy. When I arrived I gave the taxi driver the instructions, went to the... More 

Helpful?
Thank one2ormany
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
130 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay at Mama Naxi. We were picked up from the airport by them for 80RMB which was a great idea as Lijiang is a maze of alleyways and we wouldn't have had much luck finding it ourselves. The inn is beautiful and in a lovely old town setting with lots of red lanterns. Room had electric... More 

Helpful?
Thank Ano444
Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
21 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I stayed in Mama Naxi's guesthouse for three nights last December while on a hiking trip to Yunnan from Beijing. At first I received some confusion regarding airport pickups, but luckily I had a Chinese friend call them for a translation. In the end I had a transfer from the airport for a reasonable price of 80rmb. When I arrived... More 

Helpful?
Thank Irlandia2012
Cartagena, Colombia
Level Contributor
10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Tucked away in a quieter corner of the Old Town, Naxi Guesthouse is far enough away from the hordes of tourists to actually enjoy a walk around the cobblestone alleys, but still close enough to the action. The guesthouse itself is beautiful and has retained a lot more authentic charm than many of its' Old Town counter-parts. 100yuan will get... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank greataussieadventure
Shaxi
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend arrived to Lijiang at 8 pm and searched for the Mama Naxi (according to the Lonely Planet). We found it and asked for the double bed room- We paid 160 RMB. When we got into the room, we found out that there is no wifi signal in the room, only near the recaption. Also, the "hot... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Nettas93
Copenhagen, Denmark
Level Contributor
103 reviews
69 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Actually not really one place. The hostel has at least (at the time of out visit) three different buildings. We stayed one night at a pretty deserted place in a hot room in need of some work. The next night we spend at the (main) hostel building. A lot nicer here, but still we had to wait a long time... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank MrManOnTheMoon
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

3 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (3)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (2)
Viewed
Other (1)
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Lijiang hotels
3.6 mi away
The Bruce Chalet
The Bruce Chalet
#3 of 688 in Lijiang
4.5 of 5 stars 303 reviews
0.3 mi away
Zen Garden Hotel (Wuyi Yard)
3.2 mi away
Maple Leaf Inn
Maple Leaf Inn
#12 of 688 in Lijiang
4.5 of 5 stars 114 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.3 mi away
Lvye An Jia
Lvye An Jia
#1 of 2,017 in Lijiang
5.0 of 5 stars 491 reviews
0.3 mi away
Lijiang Garden Inn
Lijiang Garden Inn
#5 of 101 in Lijiang
4.5 of 5 stars 151 reviews
0.2 mi away
Lijiang Flower Inn
Lijiang Flower Inn
#2 of 101 in Lijiang
5.0 of 5 stars 48 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay