Pingyao Harmony Backpacker Guesthouse Reviews
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It is an archetypal Chinese setting. This is a romantic getaway vacation, or at least in Chinese Romanticism. Step back in time and enjoy the China of song, folk and myth in this wonderful location.
Great place and the staff are so welcoming. Lovely warm rooms and we even got an upgrade for no extra cost! Food here is great too. There is also the option to organize massages or foot massages I'm your room! Top hostel right on the main stretch in Pingyao
Staff were very unfriendly, we didn't few welcome in the communal area once. They say they offer a free pick up service which was asked for but when we got back to the hostel they charged us for it. Also no "free welcome tea". Honestly felt we were being ripped off by asking them to book us taxis and trips because they just used their family to give lifts not real taxis so you couldn't bargain. Would not stay here again and would not recommend it.
We arranged a free pick up service from the train station and had an answer straight away saying it was sorted. At 12am we were disappointed to find no pick up and forked out for an expensive taxi. When we arrived everything was locked up and had to bang on the door to wake up the owner and be greeted with a very very rude owner. The room was decorated lovely but had a very bad smell from the bathroom. When we left the owner tried to make us pay more for an upgrade we hadn't asked for!!!
We enjoyed our stay here. The staff were friendly and helpful and the breakfasts good. The location is great. The kang beds are super comfy! Only thing is that our bathroom - we were in an ensuite- smelt of rotten eggs from time to time. Ok if door kept shut. Also shower not v powerful and better to use at night for hot shower as solar heated.