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Travelers' Choice 2019 Winner
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Recommended by Lonely Planet; Mostly private rooms, but also has a hostel section. The owners (Kevin & Becky) work hard to maintain the place, and I'd like to give them a positive review.
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The best place to stay in Shangrila. Mary is naturally a nice person. She gave us a very warm welcome and immediately provided us with all the information we need about the town and what to see around - in English. Mary took care of us and made sure the room was well-heated.
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This owner Mary is the best thing about this place. She speaks perfect english and helped us a lot about everything we should need and do in Shangrila. She gave us very detailed location of traveling attractions and explained about which bus we should take. Also wrote down
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Kevin's trakker inn is just heaven on earth! first of all the location is perfect- 5 min walk from the old city but still located in a peacefull and quite place. The rooms are big, clean and beautiful, makes you want to stay at bed all day :) The place offers wide range of
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- 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 to go to the Shika Mountain, Mary
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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 !
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View over the old town to the golden prayer wheel- the largest in the world
View over the old town- morning
Great spot to have brekky
View from top floor suite
i find my way speaking only english...so i guess with mandarin you will be more than ok ;)
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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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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 their website with links to their contact page/email address, they can read & speak English. Enjoy Shangri La.
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"Get a room with a view."
"Call mari the owner upon arrival and she will help you to get there"
"Loved being elevated as you get a great view over the town"
"best view in the top floor room :)"
"cheap rooms and all are great"
$19 - $24 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ChinaYunnanShangri-La County
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