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Yamen Hostel Reviews

69 Yamen Street, Pingyao, China

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671 Total Reviews
  • 92%Value For Money
  • 81%Security
  • 98%Location
  • 82%Staff
  • 84%Atmosphere
  • 67%Cleanliness
  • 76%Facilities

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Old school, functional, authentic but bathrooms could definitely use some upgrading and front desk as helpful as possible given the language barrier. Sub par compared to hostels in Beijing but nice for a one night stay


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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