We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
“A Genuine Authentic Mountain Village Experience”
Bookings for this home are first-come, first served. Lock in your dates before they are gone
Check Availability
Request to Book
Make Enquiry
Excellent
1 review
This property is not available for these dates.
Don't give up! Enquire about other rentals just like this one that are available -
Show all rentals available
Overview
Farmhouse -
3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Guilin, Guangxi

Reviews from our community

Excellent - based on 1 review
Write a Review

Reviews from our community

Taylo102
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
Level 6 Contributor
124 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“A Genuine Authentic Mountain Village Experience”
Reviewed 9 April 2018 for a stay in March 2018

Want to experience an authentic China mountain village and maybe even some of its life. This Laojia is operated by a Dutchman who we actually reached by WeChat in Holland as we were having trouble with wifi. While we didn't solve our wifi troubles, the vacation from internet was actually relaxing, and for future reference this apparently will be solved for others by summer 2018. In the end we were truly rewarded by a genuine village experience. We were welcomed with a dinner meal over our village contact's personal home fire pit. We experienced some authentic home made "whiskey." "soymilk" and a variety of foods including vegetables (bamboo shoots unlike any consumed before), tofu and pork. The four of us: 2 near 70 year olds and two of our adult children (30's) lived in a village shelter, rustic cabin-like by any standard, with kitchen and breakfast of oatmeal and fruit and hot beverages, hot shower and firm beds in rooms of our own but shared space. One day we hiked to a waterfall in the morning while the afternoon was used to learn how tofu can be made village style and how to construct straw shoes. All was relaxong with some time for viallge and terrace touring. Meals were simple, determined by the cook, but all agreed delicious. Our costs were transportation (this will vary by departure location but for us was 400 yuan), accomodations ~250 yuan per night, 60 yuan per activity for 180 yuans and 20 yuan per person per lunch and dinner: a total which adds to approximately 1400 yuans for two days and nights (~$235) for four. Be certain, this is not a 5 star hotel experience, but that is the entire point. We would do it all over again, both young and old. Consider changing your travel habits and experience some of the real China.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Enter dates for more accurate prices
2 guests
Adults2
Children0
Apply
Do you own a holiday rental? List it here.
Extra income
Earn money by renting out your home. With no up-front fees and no contract, you keep more for yourself.
Easy to manage
Confirm bookings in one click and track everything from enquiry to check-out – even while you're on the go.
Trusted by travellers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, TripAdvisor helps travellers book your home with confidence.
Set up your free listing