Mama Naxi`s Guesthouse Reviews
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The family style dinner was awesome and very well priced. The beds were very comfortable, and the staff were helpful giving directions (although one staff member had a bit of an attitude.) The locks on the doors from the inside were just pieces of wood, which didn't feel very secure, and it would have been nice if the community bathrooms had toilet paper and/or shampoo and soap. We booked a "bus" ticket through the hostel, but ended up in a minivan that didn't go directly where we wanted.
The staff were amazing. The girl who first met me at the other hotel was helpful and really pleasant. The girl who checked me in was cheerful, friendly, helpful and an absolute delight. She had all the info I needed and really made the place feel welcoming and lovely. These sort of staff are worth their weight in gold. I wish I'd read the sign for the dinner - it looked great. The trip I did from there to Tiger Leaping Gorge was the highlight of my stay in China.
Staff very helpful. Able to help with all aspects of our visit to Lijing Lovely comfortable beds with clean crispy linen and great pillows
Very nice hostel. Definite recommendation if you go to lijiang. Mama naxi arranged a tour to the tiger leaping gorge. That was beautiful! We also did an excursion to the snow mountain. We didn't think it was that impressive. I don't know what it is like in other seasons, but in July/ August there is little snow and you should expect to stand in line for at least a couple of hours
This is my second time stating with mama and I was so glad to be back. Great dinner, and awesome baba!
Is the cheapest hostel we could find during peak season. Located in ancient town. Overall not bad.
Really good hostel. Staff are super friendly and incredibly helpful. They even greeted us with baked goods! They also helped us organize our trip to Tiger Leaping Gorge. Would definitely stay here again!
We really enjoyed our stay at Mama Naxi, especially as we were staying in the second building, in an even quieter location, far from the crowd. The young lady in charge of that building was very helpful and spoke good English. We went hiking to the Tiger Leaping Gorge through their service and everything was well organized. We didn't eat at Mama Naxi apart for breakfast and the portions were huge!
Our photo camera and lens were stolen from the room when we were having breakfast. Hostel administration instead of investigation told us it was our fault, and we might have lost it ourselves somewere in town! We received no help, nor even apologize from hostel staff! Seemed like they have blamed us to save their face... Old type of locks won't save your things from any intruders, so don't leave your stuff in the room unattended!!!
Great and super friendly service. Feels very much like a family stay!
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 31-40
- (1 review)
Great place to stay, much easier to find than the discreption makes you believe (just take the taxi to jinhong lu, so you can drop down wenzhi alley to the hostel in a sidestreet to your right. Ask locals on the street, they know mama naxi's). Rooms are clean, staff is helpfull (got sick, had to go to the hospital and they wrote all my troubles on chinese to give to the doctor). Showers could be better.
Nice hostel god toast and a verf friendly mama naxi!!!
Brilliant atmosphere, staff were excellent and very helpful and the food was lovely. Security wasn't great but that was the only slight issue. Overall great place to stay.
Mama Naxi is truly your home far from home. Mama Naxi and all the staff are incredibly hospitable, and are ready to help you with whatever doubt you have. Tha family dinner is so worthed, if you are traveling alone, you get to know a lot of people from all over the world. For me the most worthed thing to visit in lijiang, is Mama Naxi's hostel.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
Food awesome, try the family dinner. Tons of tips for travelling, possible to arrange bus to Tiger leaping gorges and other places. Mama Naxi is adorable.
Our stay in Mama Naxi was really enjoyable. It is really safe and authentic. You can also have a amazing dinner with the others customers. The room was really clean and we slept well. They answered every questions we had and even let us store our luggage when we came back. If I had to find a bad point, it would be that the WIFI was not really working IN the room but it is a detail as it was working perfectly everywhere else. I recommend it :)
Good atmosphere, good breakfast and a warm welcome from Mama who immediately gave us a banana and a bun.
- Novice Nomad
- Couple, 41+
- (1 review)
Mama Naxi is the most relaxed & simply the best Guesthouse Mama! We couldn't find the place straight away so she came to pick us up. She welcomed us with a cup of tea&cake and took time to explain us everything. Also she booked all our train- & planetickets for the next journeys. I would always come back to stay at her's!!!
Very helpful, nice, caring staff, great location in an old (but renovated) building in the old town. Clean facilities, nice wooden rooms. The reception is very helpful in organizing all kind of trips, giving hints and advice. I had absolutely nothing to complain about. In fact the best hostel I've been too so far in china!