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Milan, Italy
Reviewed December 15, 2016

Pick the MamaNaxi guesthouse which is not in the old town, there is Mama! She will take care of you withe evrything you may need: cookies and tea when you arrive, family dinner every night (for 25Yuan), touristic info and bus tickets, bicycle renting ... and also bicycle reparing (I needed it for my punctured tubes). Dorms are big and...

Thank lupin83
Reviewed July 28, 2016

The entire family is incredibly kind and hospitable. They helped us arrange a taxi from the airport and a bus ticket to go to Tiger Leaping Gorge. They also stored our luggage for free while we were in the gorge. They have lots of information about the sites, bus timetables, etc. in English. The home is beautiful and comfortable. Family...

Thank Amy D
Reviewed September 11, 2015

Fantastic place to stay. Extremely friendly hostel owner (not mama naxi) with the cutest little toddler. You really feel the warm and friendly vibe here. It was lovely to watch the family work together in running this place, granma, grandad (we think), mum and son. Real cute dogs too. Anyway back to review. Perfectly located in old town near to...

Thank L0veablePresh
Jerusalem, Israel
Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

Our stay in the mama naxi was great. In the first minutes there we already felt home. The food was great, the rooms also, and the staff- the family were helpful in everything we needed. Be aware that they moved outside from the old city!

Thank Guy V
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 28, 2015

There are two hostels round a couple of corners from each other. #1 is a bit dearer and couplesy. #3 where I stayed is great value dorms. Lovely traditional courtyards, and very friendly welcoming atmosphere. Mama Naxi is your archetypal matriarch who oversees that everything runs smoothly. Don't be intimidated: she has a good heart. Comfortable stay in a good...

Thank sadeeyor
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed February 23, 2015

Standard amenities, cozy, though a little bit run down and periodically lacking in hot water for the showers (though this can be a common problem in Lijiang). The place has tons of character, situated in an old traditional Naxi courtyard style home. The family that runs it is very nice, speaks decent English and is ready to help in any...

Thank Julie P
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 30, 2015

Very cheap, comfortable room which was pretty clashing and loud with regards to decor, but quite funny and 'kitch' in a way. Also lovely hot shower, and heated blankets which were great in December. I'd stay here again.

Thank Jessevans
Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed November 20, 2014

Its not easy to get to this hostel, but when you get in you will found clean rooms, helpful staff and delicious food prepared each night. its common to have dinner with the other guests and its a great way to meet fellow travelers. If you want to go on the tiger leaping gorge track, you can sign for it...

Thank Guy-sh1
Reviewed November 1, 2014

By far two of the best western breakfasts I've had in Asia. The room was extremely clean, as well asthe bathroom. They spoke good English and were extremely helpful. They can help you book tickets to the orchestra, they have bike rentals available. There are loads of amenities. There was also a nice courtyard with free green tea. I would...

Thank snowmeiser
Hefei, China
Reviewed August 12, 2014

After travelling the better part of a month I was pretty exhausted and of course my flight into Lijiang was delayed. No problem, I had a private driver pick me up, even 2 hours late, drive me into town and walk me to the door at 2 am. Every one was asleep so the staff just showed me to my...

Thank Andrew B
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Address: No.78 Wangjiazhuang Alley, Wuyi Street, Lijiang 674100, China
Location: China > Yunnan > Lijiang
Price Range: $14 - $36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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“If you're solo, go for the dorms, they're much better than most, except lacking a reading light. They also have an assortment of private rooms, ranging from I bed to three (so far as I've seen)”
 of 5 bubbles andrewbK440PZ, Aug 12, 2014 | Read review
“Go Mama Naxi #1”
 of 5 bubbles Stubie6, Aug 4, 2013 | Read review
“Bring earplugs to get a good night sleep in the dorm rooms!”
 of 5 bubbles RachelW917, May 30, 2013 | Read review
“If you get a private room go for twin beds the queen bed is small. I would also try and get a room upstairs if you can. And the dorms had filled up fast.”
 of 5 bubbles theeyesoftheworld, Sep 22, 2012 | Read review
“Get the beers on ice at breakfast so they cold by midday!”
 of 5 bubbles Jimmyjamesp, Jul 9, 2012 | Read review
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