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Charley Johng's Dune Guesthouse

  • Dunhuang Mingsha Shan Sha Sheng Zhi Wu Yuan, Yuequan Shan Zhuang, Dunhuang, China

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7.5
Very Good 115 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 7.5
  • Security 8.3
  • Location 8.5
  • Staff 8.8
  • Atmosphere 7.3
  • Cleanliness 5.8
  • Facilities 6.5
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7.5
Very Good 115 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 7.5
  • Security 8.3
  • Location 8.5
  • Staff 8.8
  • Atmosphere 7.3
  • Cleanliness 5.8
  • Facilities 6.5

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15th Jun 2017
10.0

We were here in what seemed like the very end of the off-season, but it seems like it would be a lively and interesting place to stay in the summertime (facilities looked in need of some TLC). Charlie was generous with his time and help, and he arranged a night in the desert for us. The location is excellent, just at the foot of the dunes. There is a nice courtyard in the middle of the hostel where people can congregate, but at the time, we were the only ones there.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 8 reviews
4th Jun 2017
2.6

I stayed here for 1 night before moving because I was so unhappy here. The place is so dirty, not only covered in sand from the dune but it looks like it's never been cleaned. It's really far out from the town and hard not to be ripped off by taxi drivers taking you back at night. I felt unsafe as a single female traveler having to leave the town to stay in this guesthouse late at night. The man working here couldn't speak any English and as helpful as he was, there was no one else in the house.

    • 2.0Value For Money
    • 4.0Security
    • 2.0Location
    • 2.0Facilities
    • 4.0Staff
    • 2.0Atmosphere
    • 2.0Cleanliness
2nd Jun 2017
6.9

Slightly dirty. Very basic facilities. Ok Internet. But right next to the dunes.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 4.0Cleanliness
4th May 2017
9.7

Charley's place was perfect for our Dunhuang stay! We had a nice five-person room with actually comfortable beds (a rare find in China) and we liked the location right next to the Crescent Lake for playing on the dune (the bus into town is 2 kuai and easy to use). We also organized a camping night on the dunes with Charley, and he was cheaper than everyone else and gave us a great night. Charley also owns a wonderful cafe in town that's worth a visit, esp. if you are craving french toast.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness

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