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Pingyao Jintaisheng Hotel

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
7.7
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Pingyao Ji Family Courtyard Hotel is a beautifully renovated 400-year-old courtyard, It is a very famous courtyard in Pingyao Ancient City called Ji Family courtyard built in Ming and Qing Dynasty. Ji’s Family open the only flour factory in Pingyao Ancient City named “Jintaisheng” at the end of Qing Dynasty. At that time Ji Family has thriving business. Ji Family courtyard has four courtyard and a tunnel, includes Master's house, Maid's house, Study house,Garden and so on, a total of two thousand square meters. The tunnel is used for stopping sedan-chair.The six pillars Gatehouse is the only one in Pingyao Ancient City. There are a lot of precious brick carving, wood carving, stone carving and famous calligrapher inscription in the courtyard. The main suite is the highest level house in the courtyard, traditional brick cave, warm in winter and cool in summer. They keep well their original appearance and style.

Pingyao Ji Family Courtyard Hotel boasts classical Chinese-style rooms, free Wi-Fi in all areas. Located in the heart of Pingyao Old Town, the hotel is 200 metres from Ri Sheng Chang and 100 metres from Ming and Qing Dynasties Street, the famous tourist sites.

Pingyao Ji Family Courtyard Hotel is 2 km from Pingyao Railway Station and 1 km from Pingyao Bus Station.It is 98 km from Wusu Airport and 108 km from Taiyuan Railway Station.Taiyuan Wusu International Airport is about 1 hours’ drive away. Airport shuttle service is provided.

Pingyao Ji Family Courtyard Hotel offers Chinese-style rooms with Ming and Qing Dynasties wood fittings and artwork. Tastefully furnished with bright prints, the air-conditioned rooms come with a cable TV and side table. All rooms come with a traditional Kang bed and a seating area. Kang bed can be heated. Private bathrooms offer heated showers and a hairdryer.The room provides 24 hours hot water.

The tour desk helps guests organise cycling trips and excursions to popular attractions. Free parking and massage treatments are also available. There is a garden on site where guests can relax.

For guests’ convenience, the hotel provides tour car hire, renting bicycle and ticketing services. The hotel also provides free travelling map and free pick-up service within 3 km. Luggage can be stored at the 24-hour front desk for free.

Things to note:

1.1 day advance notice for free cancellation.

2.Our check in time is from 7am-11pm. Our check out time is before 12:00

3.We accept China Uniopay and cash payment upon arrival.

Please email/call us 1 day before your arrival date to confirm your checkin time. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

7.7
  • Value For Money 8.0

  • Security 8.0

  • Location 8.0

  • Staff 8.0

  • Atmosphere 6.0

  • Cleanliness 8.0

  • Facilities 8.0


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    22 Mar 2018
    This is certainly the best place to stay in Pingyao! The staff was very affordable, polite and friendly.
    Brazil, Male, 41+
  • 10.0

    Superb

    20 Dec 2017
    I highly recommend Jintaisheng Inn. Situated in the heart of the old town, it has kept the atmosphere of times past.Service is very good. Room is very warm. If you come to Pingyao, this one is your best choice.
    China, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    19 Dec 2017
    A very special place, very comfortable, beautiful courtyards and stylish rooms. The staff were very welcoming and they arrange car to airport and Qiao Family Courtyard. A very good experience.
    China, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    18 Dec 2017
    We stayed in this marvelous hotel within the Ancient walled City of Pingyao. The staff were exceedingly gracious in service. The room was very nice. The owner gave me map and introduced us about Pingyao scenic spots and local food. We couldn't have asked for a better experience.
    China, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    03 Jul 2017
    I absolutely loved this hotel. The rooms are simple but well furnished, extremely clean. The public spaces are the same. The location of the hotel is also fabulous. Trainstation pickup check in etc. Hotel Manager did a great job. Rooms are nice but very different. We planned our trip to Pingyao initially because of Ping's. The hotel is a must for any design/architecture buff.
    China, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    10 May 2018
    Fantastic stay! Tom was so helpful and the atmosphere of the place was amazing. Few spiders but can’t get too worried about that when you realise how old the building is!! Excellent value for money. Tom just puts you in a position where he tries to make you upgrade rooms. We were offered a room just opposite his office which was fine but then showed an upgrade, decided not to take it and then got moved to a nicer room anyway free of charge. Think this might be a standard sales move!
    England, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    18 May 2017
    Had a pleasant stay and we recommended it. The manager, Tom, spoke very good English, was very helpful and he gave us a map of the town. Our en-suite bedroom was clean with lovely traditional Chinese furniture. Bathroom was a bit small, but towels/free toiletries provided. High speed railway station is 15 km from the old town, we appreciated very much the pick up from the station (40 Yuan). Plenty of restaurants nearby and walking distance to all the tourist attractions.
    Italy, Female, 41+
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    14 Oct 2018
    Traditional decor, staff helped organize a shared taxi to Wang Family Mansion, offered free upgrade when initial room was in noisy reception area.
    Canada, Male, 41+
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    12 Mar 2017
    The location of this hostel is perfect; right down the street from the main markets. We stayed in a private room, and it was comfortable. The beds were harder than I like but still good. The hostel itself is very charming, right in the middle of an ancient courtyard. The staff are helpful and very nice. My only complaint is that the bathroom smelt so bad of sewage we didn't even want to go in to take a shower and we also found fake eyelashes on bathroom wall. Otherwise everything else was good.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    20 Jan 2018
    We visited early January, the courtyard house is indeed ancient looking. When we arrived our room was not ready so we got offered an "upgrade" to a bigger room for 10CNY. The room was dusty and the heating system locked so that the room wouldn't be warmer than 14C . The place is good value for money, the manager Tom speaks english and was helpful but the service of the rest of the staff could improve. If you come from the high speed train station, their pick up service costs 40CNY.
    Colombia, Couple, 18-24
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Towels Included
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Cots Available
  • Hair Dryers
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Self-Catering Facilities
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
Food & Drink
  • Café
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • DVD's


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