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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good21%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“old town”(38 reviews)
“her husband”(5 reviews)
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All reviewsold townher husbandfriendly hostsnice view on the cityrooms are cleanthe owneruseful informationquiet at nightstayed here for nightsbus stationmarydriverhostelshangrilaenglishchinahairdryer
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

- The hostes (Mary) was in one word: TOP! She is kind, helpfull and her English is very good. She gives you information about shangri-la and the surrounding area. The hotel is located next to old town, so the location is perfect. When we wanted...More

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent service, and a delicious porridge for breakfast. The "laoban" of the inn speaks good english and is super caring, gives great advice and is very helpful for any questions or matters. Highly recommended !

Thank Cam_Ama08
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

This place was difficult to find but luckily Mary emails you her number and advises you ask a local to ring her if you're struggling - which is what we did - she then came by foot to find us! Once you know where it...More

Thank AD1911
Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

The host, Mary, is able to speak excellent english and chinese. Also, she is able to tend to your basic needs. She gives alot of suggestions and advices on sightseeing places and food.She also helped alot such as helping me call a driver to take...More

Thank pniamzer
Reviewed June 1, 2018

We opted to upgrade our room to a room with a view of the golden prayer wheel and the temple. I thought it was worth it. Host was very hospitable. Good to talk to. Good breakfast. Reasonable. The town is not that big so, although...More

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Price range
$14 - $23 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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$14 - $23 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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mmK4467QJ
August 17, 2017|
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Response from geraldine A A | Reviewed this property |
i find my way speaking only english...so i guess with mandarin you will be more than ok ;)
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EChin13
June 17, 2016|
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Response from Eliana1993 |
At least 3 hours. I came from tiger leaping gorge to the inn. I would say bus takes around 3 hours. I walked from the bus stop to Kevin's Trekkers inn, which takes about 40 minutes.
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d10de
October 22, 2015|
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Response from steeb70 | Reviewed this property |
When I was there it was just a heated blanket...that is not to say that they don't have portable heaters they may use in the rooms during the colder months. Try googe 'kevin backpacker hostel shangri la' this will provide... More
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"Get a room with a view."
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"Call mari the owner upon arrival and she will help you to get there"
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"Loved being elevated as you get a great view over the town"
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"best view in the top floor room :)"
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