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A terrific hostel with a good vibe. Owners Jung, Christin and little Alice were wonderful host. Korea food was superb. Toilet in private rooms was one of the best for hostels in China. Mostly foreign guest n therefore a great place to meet other travelers who can share information n trade travel stories. Communal dinning area was very cosy w a traditional wood fed stove that you can sit around n chat. Decorations were genuinely native. This is perfect example of what a Hostel should be. Enjoy!!
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 41+
- (1 review)
The owner and staff are amazingly helpful, especially about hikes and treks around the area. The food was good, location's good in old town. They were a bit conservative with a curfew though, saying we had to be back by 11:30.
Warm hospitality in a cold dusty town! Love the quirky tibetan styled decor of tavern 47, and the electric blanket which is very useful to keep warm at night!
Pro: big nice bed with electric blanket. The house is rustically beautiful. Staff very helpful. Cons: located in the middle of a construction area of the old town (which would otherwise be a nice place near to most areas). Food a bit pricey
The hostel is situated in the old town in a traditional wooden Tibetian house, so you can feel the real atmosphere of ShangriLa (main part burned down recently and is being rebuilt again now) and the Tibetian weather as well. Ramshackle rooms have no central heating, only electric blankets are provided (have no idea how to survive in winter there...). The owner was nice and a lot helpful. Breakfast wasn't unfortunatelely included.
Nice decorated, comfortable and relaxing place to stay! The food is delicious, the rooms are clean and beds are ok! Jun is a very kind and helpful man and also his wife Christin is very friendly. Jun learned us also some funny card tricks and we won't forget them ;-) Thank you!
I've stayed here twice and will go back again! The food is awesome! The atmosphere is relaxing, comfortable and friendly. The owners are some of the nicest and friendliest people I've met on my travels. This is the best place you can get a yak burger with a locally crafted beer in the comfortable setting of a traditional Tibetan house.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 41+
- (1 review)
Very nice & comfortable place to stay in shangri-la/Zhongdian. They also provided delicious foods and best yunnan coffee! I love the location and thier electronic blanket! Thank you very much for your kind services. :)
Very good hostel and the friendly owner but just one negative thing for my stay. I booked a bus to Deqen with a hostel, a local driver is late for 1 hour and he makes a stop on the way another hour just only for himself while passengers waiting for him in a van. Please recommend people an reliable standard service. Thank you.
Really loved that place. Not that hard to find if you go by taxi + the owners are very helpful.
It was a little difficult to find at first, but they came out to meet us when we had gotten lost :-) They were helpful in explaining the different activities we could do around town and how to get there. I'd consider staying again~
Had a very comfortable stay here, only 10 yuan from bus station to hostel. Staff very helpful, hostel very clean with constant hot water ! Also serve good food all day. Highly recommended!
I spend one day at Tavern 47. While we booked for 3 people and 3 other friends had their own booking, there was not a problem to move us all into one big dorm which was perfect. We were all suffering from food poisoning a day before our arrival and the altitude wasn't making it any better. However the menu at Tavern 47 was excellent, a choice of Western dishes (amazing french fries, delightful sandwich and delicious burger) was perfect to make us regain strength and enjoy the end of our trip.
Brilliant! The owner, June, was welcoming and very helpful, and the food was excellent! We had a twin room with a shared bathroom. The room was clean and cosy, and had heated blankets. The toilets and showers were fine. There is a really good communal area and the atmosphere in this hostel was probably the best of all the hostels we stayed in in China.
We Have stayed for nights in this lovely GH. Jeune is very helpful and friendly, Gus wife is a good Cooker!!! We had a Nice stay here, tour was interesting too!
Very nice and cosy atmosphere when everybody gathers around the wood oven in the evenings.
Happy to stay at Tavern47 during my trip in Shangri-la. Manager and his wife were nice and friendly, food was good.
It was pretty cold in Shangrila mid-January, but our hosts' generosity and hot showers made Tavern 47 a cheery place. Bring warm socks if you're going in the winter, but they've got heated beds and craft beer, so know that it's the best place this season. Oh, and try the yak burger!