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Tian Yuan Kui Hostel

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Pingyao for two days and saw the recommendation about the 'tian yuan kui' hotel. We arrived very late and normally they close in time at 10.30 pm. We've been there too late 10.45 pm but they called us back and we got very delicious food (see fotos). The order system in this medieval atmosphere of China is... More 

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

An authentic hotel with the needs of today in the center of the old part of the city. Friendly staff. Quite, good bed and breakfast, etc. This hotel gives you an idea how the people lived in the past. The patio is quite; you do not hear any traffic at all.

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Shenzhen, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the TYK on mid-Automn festival. Although the streets were very busy with tourists inside was very calm and quiet. The hotel is located very well on South st. In a beautiful old mansion . We stayed in 2 kinds of rooms: first night was in a Ming Qing Traditional big bed Standard Price , which was a very... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We stayed for a couple of nights in a cozy, well furnished room with a "kang" style bed. The bed was very comfortable and there ware plenty of extra blankets on hand. The rooms are arranged around some quaint, highly photogenic courtyards. It was very reasonably priced considering the location - just south of the bell tower in the centre... More 

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Perth
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

The room was the largest we have had thus far in our Chinese Adventure, the bed was massive (I am 189cm tall) and comfortable. Staff cleaned the room daily and did a better than average job. Location is excellent being in the heart of South Street and close to all of the interesting sights. Why only 3 stars? Despite requests... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

This small quaint hotel was a pleasure to stay in. Staff very nice and accommodating. Breakfast a little pricey, but dinner food was reasonable and delicious. Wifi worked.traditional bed that you had to crawl into, but once in, very comfy.

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Beijing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This hostel is delightful. You enter into the dining areas where reception is based. The rooms are scattered along cobblestone corridors behind the building. Considering I traveled there during the heart of China's winter, the rooms were comfortably heated. Although it was extremely clean, the floors seemed very dusty with pollution dust despite how hard the cleaners worked. It's just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

Helpfull english speaking staff. The hotel is coventiently situated near the citywall and other sights. They can also arrange a driver to multiple sightseeings outside Pingyao. Such as zhangbi castle (love it! especially the nice locals), Shuang lin temple and the Wang family courtyard. Great place to explore pingyao and surroundings. The restaurant is popular among Chinese, Japanse and western... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Dispite beautiful rooms, the staff are very rough, not understanding at all, don't make any effort and don't speak so well english (they didn't understand us when we ask to be picking up at the bus station as every hostel does in Pingyao) and above all, works all the day and the night (not finish at 11 pm!!!). I don't... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

It has a certain old world charm but I didnt rate it too highly due to the room being really cold at night and no heating in April and the floor was just tiles and was really dusty / dirty on the floor. Shower didn't get hot water one night so had to ask front desk to turn it on.... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Any trip to Pingyao should include a visit to the Ri Shengchang Money Exchange Museum and a stay at the Tian Yuan Kui Guesthouse. The Tian Yuan Kui Guesthouse, which is in the heart of the old city, was built in 1791. During the Jin & Shang Dynasties it was a prominent area enjoying an economic boom, and it is popular again today.   On entering the Tian Yuan Kui Guesthouse you will be swept back in time. The classic architecture, courtyards, stone lion carvings, Ming & Qing style furniture, red lanterns and fragrant tea by candlelight, all adding to the memorable experience. At the same time, modern facilities, such as colour TV, air conditioning and clean, tidy washrooms with western-style toilets, are provided. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tian Yuan Kui Hostel

Address: No.73 Mingqing Street, Pingyao County 031100, China
Location: China > Shanxi > Pingyao County
Price Range: $48 - $70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Tian Yuan Kui Hostel 4*
Number of rooms: 30
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