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Zhongtian Int'l Youth Hostel (Yuanjiajie) Reviews

Wangqiaotai, Yuanjiajie, Zhangjiajie, Zhangjiajie, China

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96 Total Reviews
  • 80%Value For Money
  • 80%Security
  • 90%Location
  • 73%Staff
  • 73%Atmosphere
  • 62%Cleanliness
  • 62%Facilities

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A fine hostel within the Wulingyuan National Park -- the location is a bit difficult to find so be prepared to ask locals for directions. The food was very reasonably priced and quite delicious, although the menu was limited to 5-6 items. My only complaint would be that the building is not well constructed so somehow it was much colder inside than outside. Make sure to bring extra layers during cold months! All-in-all, had fun but probably wouldn't stay here again if I came back to Zhangjiajie.


Everything was exellent, but the water in shower in our room was frozen(we stayed in the middle of February). We need to wash with water, taken from the barrel in the corridor.

  • 13th Feb 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ukraine
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


good view behind home!!!! like frame from movie))))


To everyone who is considering staying at this hostel: Once you get to the entrance of the National Park, you still have to "hike" (more of a walk, but cannot be done with rolling suitcases...make sure you travel with a backpack!). It takes about 2-3 hours depending on how fast you go. The "directions" the hostel lists are very poor and difficult to understand. The hostel itself was okay. Staff wasn't too friendly and rooms weren't the cleanest, but very cheap to stay otherwise.


The sheets in our room where dirty. The staff speaks really no English and doesn't even try to understand. They knew nothing about our booking. It's extremely cold and you have to pay 20 yuans more per day for heating. There is no heating in the common areas either and slow internet works only there. As for the positives : the food is really inexpensive and the location is great. Enter through Tanzi if you don't want to walk up the stairs or pay cable car / elevator (not worth the money).

  • 27th Nov 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Good location for staying in park but difficult to get to as no buses go direct to the hostel. You must walk at some point either 2 - 4 hours depending on which route you walk up. Had to pay extra money for heating and it was really very cold. No heating in communal areas either. Despite paying extra for the heating one of the units didn't work anyway.Kitchen serves a variety of cheap and nice food.


thanks to the previous comment on hostelworld.com , it was easier for us to find the hostel. we took Tianzime entrance. we had the room with bathroom and toilet inside.so its was more convenient for us. this hostel is well located, so you can have more time during the day to visit the park. i recommend you to take some food with u cause on the mountain the food is expensive!


Nice location. A little hard to get if you are with luggage. At kitchen you can ask to add products (vegetables) on your discretion even despite the fact that the staff doesn't speak English you can do this with the help of some application\dictionary.

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