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Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Reviewed 31 August 2015

We really enjoyed our stay at Zhou Ma's homestay, Ke Zhu and Ama are awesome! They both try their hardest to learn and speak a little english and are always nice and happy. Ama prepared lovely homecooked meals every day. The house is quite far from the park, so you really have to rely on the transfer service of Khe...

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Lanaken, Belgium
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

This was certainly one of the highlights of our vacation. The layback vibe was wonderfull. Zuma's mother is a delight, you will feel right at home. Her hospitality and cooking will surely win you over ☺

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 July 2015

We stayed at Zhuo Ma's homestay for two nights in June and thorough enjoyed our stay. Zhuo Ma, it appears, doesn't live at the home, but her mother and other family members do. Zhuo Ma's mother - "Ama" - was exceptionally welcoming and went out of her way to make us comfortable in her home. Even though she spoke little...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 4 January 2015

I have had many home stay experiences in China, including the Tibetan part, and Zhuo Ma has been the worst. Though it is appreciable in the Jiouzhaigou area as it is far from the touristic area, Zhuo Ma is not welcoming at all!!!! Do prefer the youth hostels in Penfeng, where you will find helpful and nice people. The purpose...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 28 October 2014

After making a clear plan with the woman from Zhuo Ma, I flew to Jiuzhai airport, and explained to the shared van driver to drop me off at a particular intersection as instructed by the person from Zhuo Ma. From there I was supposed to call Zhuo Ma... but their phone was off. I stood at the intersection AS INSTRUCTED...

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Sanremo, Italy
Reviewed 21 August 2014

Having lived for a whole year in Shanghai, last June - 2014 - I decided it was time to regain and to nourish my relationship with Mother Nature. Where else if not in the 'Eden of China'? Jiuzhaigou, here I come. When the bus from Chengdu entered the 'Village' I was puzzled: buses, cars, people (a lot!), fancy hotels. Not...

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1Thank LilCrov
Copenhagen
Reviewed 16 August 2014

We were really looking forward to experiencing a real Tibetan stay but this place was an enormous disappointment. We suspect that the many years of being recommended by Lonely Planet has eroded the authenticity of this home stay. This is pretty much a hostel, there is no real actual contact with the 'staff' beyond check-in and check-out procedures and trip...

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Singapore
Reviewed 14 August 2014 via mobile

Beautiful house and ideal for a 2 night short stay to go on a full day exploration of the park (leave before 6.30 am though unless you want to be stuck in the traffic jam). Yummy food solely to be taken within your group of foreigners and not together with all family members - that is what you can get...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Relaxing place to stay away from the main Jiuzhaiguo madness. Beautiful village and nearby hills to explore on foot. Family is friendly and each family member has their own roles and responsibilities, service provision could step up a notch. Food was delicious, however, more variety could be provided. We got the same breakfast and dinner 3 days in a row....

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 8 May 2014

you will love staying at zhuo ma's if.... *you want to experience juizhaigou away from the crowds. *you appreciate very simple, local cuisine. considering the basic ingredients, we loved the barley bread (we are dying for the recipe!), fresh honey from their bees, eggs from their chickens and stir fried cabbage. *you are willing to wake up and go to...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Zhuo Ma's Jiuzhaigou Home Stay is the Lonely Planet and Rough Guide top choices for Jiuzhaigou accommodation. It is located in the beautiful Shang Si Zhai Valley which is 15km from the park entrance (free transfers provided) where you will see local Tibetans go about their daily life, herding yak and goats as well as going on pilgrimages around our sacred mountains. Zhuo Ma runs the home stay with her mother (Ama) and brothers. They share their time between the home stay and their A Bu Lu Zi Tibetan Restaurant and between them will make sure you have a great stay! There is 24hrs hot water and a western toilet in the home stay. It is a traditional Tibetan home so there are no en-suite bathrooms. There is one bathroom on the ground floor of the home as well as two outhouse toilets, one with a solar heated hot shower. They do everything they can to make your stay comfortable but please note that this is a home stay in a beautiful, traditional Tibetan valley, not a hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Zhuo Ma's Jiuzhaigou Home Stay

Address: Village 2 Shang Si Zhai, Zhangzha Town, 623400, China
Region: China > Sichuan > Jiuzhaigou County
Price Range: $66 - $77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“They take care of everything you just need to ask! Also, if you need your own space, the ecolodge may be a better choice.”
L9144NDroberto, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The twin room has no window (so quieter). Standard double room has a window with a view to the front of the house.”
lunarJade, 29 Sep 2013 | Read review
“The room with two separate beds on the second floor has no windows at all.”
KimChengdu, 7 Jun 2013 | Read review
“first floor”
andreab52, 5 May 2013 | Read review
“Rooms were ok, but I would advise bringing ear plugs … you could hear dogs barking at night, chickens, birds, etc. If you don’t have earplugs the sounds from the animals will keep you awake!”
ains19, 25 Feb 2013 | Read review
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