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Yamen Hostel

69 Yamen Street, Pingyao, China


  • 89%Value For Money
  • 68%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 78%Staff
  • 83%Atmosphere
  • 70%Cleanliness
  • 70%Facilities

Property Information:

Yamen Hostel is centrally located in the historic centre of PingYao within walking distance to all major attractions, housed in a historic building which was the former residences of government officials.

In 1591 the emperor of China planned a visit to Pingyao. The townspeople, honoured by this visit, constructed Yamen Property (now Yamen Hostel), so that the emperor would have somewhere suitable to stay. The property was built in the prestigious location next to the county governors office. Unfortunately, the emperor never came to Pingyao as planned, but construction was completed nonetheless. Yamen Property remains today a highly regarded historical site.

Yamen Property resides next to the most cherished building in the old town, the governor's office, and we treat all of our guests as if they were emperors!
More facilities please click here...Yamen Hostel is situated by the side of Yamen Street. From there,
you will find dozens of shops, you will find Wanfulong super market,
China Post, and Sakura Bar, you will find countless nice local restaurants
all close to each otherand to Yamen Hostel.

How to find us?
The hotel is located within the famous city wall; #69 Yamen Street. 平遥衙门街69号(县衙东30米)
Guests can get there by taxi from the railway station or bus stop, which will take about 10 or 15 minutes, costing 5RMB.

Our Free Services:
Free Travel Information
Free Internet
FreeLuggage Storage
Free Mail Collect
Free Train Station Pickup
Free next stop booking

we also have~~~~~~~~~(also free!)

24-hour Hot water
Cable TV (football match) DVD Movie (over 200 pcs)
Cool MP3 Music Download
Different Games and Chesses
Guitar (music instrument)
English Books+Magazine+Newspaper
Big Screen Movie
Lot's of chinese traditional fun stuff

Paid Services RMB

Tours + Ticket Booking
Bike Rent 10Yuan/Day
Laundry 10Yuan/Time
CD burning 10Yuan/CD

International Call 6 Yuan/Min (some small countries or area might be more expensive)
Car Rent Paid Service
Western + Chinese Food See The Menu
Coffee + Cold Beer See The Menu
Yamen Kitchen
We serve both Chinese and Western Food in our hostel.

And more dishes on our menu...

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  • Latest Review

    Yamen is a great place where you can dive into a very "traditional" and back in-to time kind of stay, for Pingyao. The surroundings are awesome, as you will find yourself in a real courtyard villa of Qing period. Great fun for young people, though I decided to stay with my family, going for a "Deluxe Room“. Far from being deluxe, the simple beds can give some rough form of privacy, while the interiors might disappoint the most delicate visitors. Value for money, and fun experience above all.
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  • 24 Hour Security
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Common Room
  • Fax Service
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Games Room
  • Hairdryers
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Postal Service
  • Restaurant
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Yamen Hostel Located at 69 Yamen Street, , Pingyao.
Yamen Hostel
Pingyao Shanxi 031100 69 Yamen Street
79% 628
30.7418357 120.0640869
Yamen Hostel
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