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Halfway Guesthouse

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Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 21 July 2016

I spent a night here while hiking the gorge and it was wonderful! The food was delicious (they even made me a vegan meal, yay), the view from my room was incredible, and the overall vibe was really great. I met some awesome people there, and I'm not someone who meets awesome people everywhere. Definitely stay here if you get...

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Jamieson, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Great room with a spectacular view over Tiger Leaping Gorge. There was no hot water which as disappointing, however other guests said they did have hot water, so I guess its the luck of the drawer. The rooms were clean and well appointed. The deck is sensational, so spectacular. We loved it. The meals were OK, we had the Naxi...

Thank Andrew D
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 16 February 2016

I spent two nights this past January at this hotel. The owner, Frankie, is a very friendly man who is very good with his guests. The views from his patio area are great. I spent one night here and then walked to another part of the mountain range. The next day I walked back to the Halfway guesthouse. Frankie set...

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Olsberg, Germany
Reviewed 31 January 2016

We arrived there at 5pm and paid 50 kuai for a 10-bed-dorm. Food and drinks were good and prices very fair. The view from the roof terrace as well as their toilets is amazing, make sure not to miss that!! But you should notice that it is cold everywhere and that there is no hot water. I would definitely stay...

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Shanghai, China
Reviewed 28 January 2016

Stayed at Tina's and walked from there to Halfway (yes the opposite way that most people will do it). Didn't think the walk would take so long for us but maybe because basically, I'm not fit. ha ha. The awesome thing which made us love Halfway though, was the fact that they could drive us back down to Tina's after...

Thank Kang Yang L
Catheys Valley, California
Reviewed 2 January 2016

This review is strictly for the lunch, not a stay in the Inn. The views are great. Service was warm and friendly. They let us plug in about four different power adapters to charge up. Food was just fine. This place was a nice break for us during the TLG hike. If I needed to stay here, I would have...

Thank RossGB
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 13 December 2015

We had heard about people staying at Halfway Guesthouse and knew it was a popular place to stop on the Tiger Leaping Gorge. But it turned out to be the most disappointing place we've ever stayed in our entire trip in Yunnan. The bathroom was gross it looked like it hasn't been cleaned for weeks/months (some parts of the floor...

Thank TravellingWriter2015
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 8 December 2015

Before doing the Tiger Leaping Gorge trek, we checked out the reviews for all the hostels and decided we wanted to stop at the Halfway Guesthouse if we were able to get there before dark. The Halfway Guesthouse was described as a great place. It actually is, but it is SUPER busy, and getting bigger and bigger so if you...

Thank Eloise Y
Paris, France
Reviewed 17 November 2015

This guesthouse is nothing special except for the views from the rooms. The food was good but we had to wait quite a while. The rooms and bathrooms (no shower curtain or tray) are basic and clean but without any charm. The man that checked us in and out was not agreeable. Basically this guesthouse if fine for a one...

Thank Didi C
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 25 October 2015

We stayed here for one night while in the Tiger Leaping Gorge. When we arrived in the afternoon, they were too busy to check us in or to take our lunch order. After about 30 minutes, a Mandarin speaker with us finally just went into the kitchen/office and got our key. We booked a room in the new building for...

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Address: Bendi Wan Village, Yongsheng, Shangri-La County, China
Region: China > Yunnan > Shangri-La County
Number of rooms: 40
Also Known As:
Halfway Guesthouse Shangri-La County, China - Yunnan
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“Choose the rooms in the newer section of the hotel. The views out your windows are excellent and worth the money.”
chef1003, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Skip a beer or three and get the 150rmb private room if you're squeamish about sharing a squat toilet.”
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Traminer, 10 Sep 2014 | Read review
“go for a private room with ensuite bathroom”
KinskiT, 4 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Rooms with attached baths are limited, and away from the deck area where hikers usually gather to chat in the night”
okayama, 14 May 2014 | Read review
“Go the room with private shower.”
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stickyd, 25 Sep 2013 | Read review
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