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Tavern 47 Reviews

47 Cuo Lang Street, Shangri la Old Town, Shangri-la, China

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91%

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405 Total Reviews
  • 91%Value For Money
  • 92%Security
  • 91%Location
  • 94%Staff
  • 92%Atmosphere
  • 90%Cleanliness
  • 85%Facilities

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97%

The owner is very helpful and friendly. Good food and good service :)


91%

Very nice and helpful owner and good location. The walls are very thin though and from the dorm where I stayed I could here everything from below, so it was a bit difficult to fall asleep. The beds are also very hard and worn out .


63%

Hot water is not reliable

  • 21st Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Thailand
  • All Male Group, 31-40
  • (1 review)

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we had a some problem with hot water when you stayed 21th Dec. Strat very very cold weather so we couldn't prepare to water system. Now is everything Ok. we understand how can control to water system. But we are close 6th to 29th Jan. Thank you for your comment.

100%

Cannot fault this place. Sure it's an old house and can be creaky and at times a bit noisy - but what an experience to stay in a cosy, friendly, comfortable old house in old town. Visit Shangrila in low season and stay here - such a find and AMAZING food!!!!!


86%

Exceptional staff very helpful and the food is amazing! Unfortunately the old town has been partly burned down last January so it's not very easy to find the hostel due to all the new buildings under construction.


86%

Big thank you, we had a good stay :) Grateful for your hospitality and warm welcome.

  • 20th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Singapore
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


71%

the hostel is located on the edge of the area that was burned down. therefore it is in a construction site, like most of the old town. there is always a smell of burned houses in the city. the place itself is nice and cozy. the main area is heated but the rooms are not so very cold. electric blankets provided.the walls are thin and you hear absolutely everything . we stayed at the private rooms downstairs so people were walking on our heads all night.owners are friendly and helpful and food good


97%

Great hostel, clean, staff were helful! Great stay


100%

I had a great time in Tavern 47. Staff is very helpful and have great suggestions for what to do, see, etc.


94%

Totally different to any hostel i've stayed in China. This is a very special place with a familiar atmosphere, wooden furniture and tibetan decoration. Jun was really very helpful giving us some advices about Tiger Leaping Gorge trekking (we really didn't have any idea!). We followed his advices and the trekking was amazing. Food is delicious and prices are reasonable. You can try there some local specialities as well as western and korean dishes, including sweet breakfast, good coffee and wine


80%

Now old city building again,because it was destroy by fire.So location of hostel no good.Around are only destroyed buildings.So find the hostel is very difficult.


100%

This is a great place to stay when you travel to Shangri La. All the staff are very nice and helpful, and the rooms are clean and very comfortable. We stayed both in a twin room and later in the dorm and all the room types were good. Location is also good because the hostel is close to both new and old town (or the remains of it). Despite the fire, Shangri La and surroundings are definitely worth visiting!


94%

This hostel is a radiating gem in shangri la. The wooden furniture, the loghut look of the dining room, the hot showers ... It creates a homy feel. But what 's even more important, is the service. When we came back from deqin, we forgot Some valuable items. The owner and his wife's really went on a limb for us , and got all our stuff back. We could not be more greatful.


100%

Love this hostel!! It is a beautiful tradition Tibetan home. Cozy rooms for a great price. The food is amazing and reasonably priced (try the yak burger!). The staff was also extremely helpful. They all speak English and helped us organize our tours and activities and tickets onto our next destination. The owner Jun personally drove us to our activities, got us a great deal on horse riding, and drove us to the bus station so we didn't have to get a taxi! AWESOME PLACE!


91%

Located right at the edge of the burned down part of the old city, glad this hostel survived. Friendly Korean owner is easy to talk to and helpful. Other staff was also very helpful when we couldn't find the hostel because the old town burned down, they picked us up from the location we were at at that point. Would stay there again.


100%

Room, shower and toilet facilities were very clean. The korean owner was very nice and helpful and spoke good english. The hostel was very cosy and had good characters. It was very pleasant to stay there.


100%

Great atmosphere. One of the best hostels I've stayed in.

  • 18th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Israel
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


91%

A lovely place to stay and particularly pleasant in the evenings when its cold outside. The dorms were nice with big beds. Food was good. My only concern was that at times it seemed understaffed, often I had to wait at the reception desk for someone to help and give me directions.


89%

Quite atmosphere, clean and tidy rooms, delicious korean food, very nice and hard working staff, the very cute cat.

  • 2nd Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong
  • Mixed Group, 41+
  • (1 review)


100%

Amazing stay, beautiful clean and well decorated room, food is delicious and the location is perfect, close enough to old town yet far enough away to not hear any of the building noise. Friendly cat and mischievous rabbit make it feel more like a home then a hostel.

  • 1st Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


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