Pros: The hosts (Alice and Richard) are AMAZING - they were so friendly ans helpful and gave as many valuble information about the area and took us to see the temple. The hostel is located in the heart of ...
Cons: It is quite hard to get to yuanyang. So one has to prepare well. Two buses and its about a 9h journey. We only had cold water for showering but i think thats part of really feeling what life for ...
Cons: Beds were very firm
Pros: Great location in the heart of Duoyishu next to the rice terraces. We were upgraded to the room on the rooftop because we were the only guests in the hostel. It was quite humid due to the raining ...
Pros: Best location possible, very nice and helpful host Everything was great
Pros: Perfectly located in the heart of the rice terraces. With the instruction we got, we were able to visit the most wonderful places, without needing to pay the 100yuan for the special attraction spots.
Cons: It was a bit difficult to approach it from the bus station. Drivers asked us 100 yuan whereas, in fact, it was only 15 - apparently because we were foreigners. You might have to wait for another bus ...
Pros: Great location, just 2 minutes walk from the rice fields. Staff really friendly, delicious food. Beautiful sunrise. Worth a visit.
Pros: Alison is the most friendly person. Although she wasn't there the first day of my stay, she draw a detailed map where to go and what to see and she even called me on my arrival to explain things. ...
Cons: I was unlucky with weather the second day, which is not hostel's fault :D
Pros: Good food, great host who is eager to show you where to go and what to do that day considering the weather.
Cons: The room had a mouldy ceiling all over.
Pros: Located in Pugao Laozhai village with a few other guest houses and hostels, reachable by shared taxi (about 15-20 RMB and 45 minutes from Xinjie). 2-minute walk from the square and viewpoint. Newer ...
Cons: Slow wifi, but it could have been because of my VPN.
Pros: Great location next to a viewing terrace--the weather is fickle but you can always get at least a good idea about the terraces at sunrise by going to the square 5 min from the hostel and then going ...
Cons: No toothpaste, funny really. Could have used some.
The Timeless Hostel Yuanyang (Jiuju Yuanyang Kezhan) is located just 20 m (0.01 mi) from Rice Terrace Square (Titian Guangchang) and a 15-minute walk from Duoyishu viewing platform. During your spare time you can pay a visit to the on-site teahouse. You can also enjoy free parking and Wi-Fi access in public areas. Luggage storage service and bicycle rental service are also available.
Pros: The host Lucy was really knowledgable about the area and very helpful.
Pros: Lucy, the owner of the business was very helpful and attentive. She gave us tea, oranges and nibbles when we arrived, suggested walks and lead us on those, and generally made the stay comfortable and ...
Cons: Perhaps more detailed information about the walks available and the various options for exploring the area. It would have been good to have these set out clearly and discussed as soon as we arrived.
Pros: I had such an amazing stay here. Lucy took great care of us and was so kind to arrange all our activities. I also liked the food and nibbles she serves! The rice terrace is just around the corner and ...
Pros: We stayed three nights at Lucy's and I wish we'd stayed longer. Lucy is a wonderful host and she made us feel like we were a part of a family or very good friends. She took us on a hike to her...
Cons: The only thing I would change is introduce more local dishes to the menu.
Pros: Very friendly host Lucy and also her mum. It is a simple inn with cozy atmosphere. Both local and western food can be made. Fairly delicious!
Pros: The owner is very helpful , and Very personal . She speaks English. The food is healthy and you can have food whenever you like, no timetable.
Cons: It is difficult to find the place , especially If you arrive after dark...
Pros: Beautiful surrounding area. The inn has clean rooms, comfortable and heated beds, and a nice common area. Lucy and the other staff were extremely helpful and welcoming. They went above and beyond to ...
Pros: Lucy, her mom and everyone else in this property were absolutely amazing. Super helpful, took us on hikes, invited us to dinner. So nice. The location is also excellent, right next to the terraces but...
Cons: I liked everything. The rooms are pretty basic but definitely comfortable and clean. You are staying at an Inn in a remote part of rural China, so this is above expectations.
Pros: I spend a whole week around Xmas in 2016 and I can only say this is the most wonderful holidays I have ever had in my life. The views on the rice terraces is breath-taking and the best sun-rise view ...
Pros: Lucy is an exceptional host. We arrived with colds and she nursed us back to health. We felt we were treated as family and were fortunate enough to meet and share dinner with her relatives. The view ...
Cons: Some clearer communication about specific costs.
Surrounded by rice terrace fields, Flower and Horse Inn offers simple and cosy accommodation in Hani Ancient Village. The property is only a 5-minute walk from the sunrise shooting place. Yuanyang Flower and Horse Inn is 30-minute drive from Laohuzui Scenic Area. Xinjie Town is a 50-minute drive away and sunrise platform is 5 minutes' walk away. The property is only a three-minute walk from the sun rise shooting place. The Inn is located in Ha Ancient Town and it takes 10 minutes to get to the the property. Yuanyang Flower and Horse Inn is 50-minute drive from Xinjie town. All rooms provide private bathroom with shower facilities and toiletries are available at the front desk upon request. The property offers a self-service washing machine, a shared TV room and a terrace. Activities like music party, hiking and sightseeing tours can be arranged at the property. Chargeable shuttle service from Kunming Airport, Jianshui Ancient Town, Hekou Port are offered. Hiking and music party is possible around. Refreshments and simple Western and Chinese food made by the owner can be enjoyed at the on-site café and restaurant, reservation is needed.
Pros: Size and Style of our twin-bed room. Big window.
Cons: They startet to build a 4 level House just in front of the Hotel which takes more than 3/4 of the view to the terraces. The environment next to the hotel down to the Terraces is dirty and full...
Pros: Great location with a view of the terraces out of the bedroom window. The room and hostel are nicely decorated and clean.
Cons: The bed was the hardest we've slept on in china. The owner wasn't around so it was I think just her sister taking care of the place. She seemed nice... but was never around! We couldn't ...
Pros: The guesthouse owner Cai Cai is friendly and she made us feel at home. We were free to help ourselves to the facilities in the whole house - laundry facilities, tea and more!
Cons: The guesthouse is 10 minutes away from the main road. However, we can only blame this on our oversight.
Pros: Excellent for sunrise viewing, but usually foggy in the morning. Great location for visiting other villages.
Cons: The mattress is thin, like sleeping on boards.
Pros: Great location very close to the rice terraces.
Pros: The owner was a perfect host, very kind and worry about felling comfortable and he went with us to know all the good places to see the terraces. The gest house is nice, well decorated and clean.
Cons: Beds are very hard. But this is a problem in all hotel and hostel we have stayed here in China.
Pros: Location Very good wifi and food
Pros: The staff were just amazing. Caring and helpful during the whole stay. They took us around the area and showed us around. I wish I would have stayed longer. I'd definitely stay here again!
Pros: Sasa was a lovely host, really cared about us and took care of our trip from a to z
Pros: The food was excellent, the location is in the village so you can observe the everyday live.
Cons: There was no response to my questions, and it was hard to find the place.
Red Flag Inns offers accommodation in Yuanyang. Each room has a TV. You will find a kettle in the room. For your comfort, you will find slippers, free toiletries and a hairdryer. Red Flag Inns features free WiFi throughout the property.
Pros: Belinda and her brother both speak very good English and are always available to talk or to help (even when you don't even know you need help : they arranged us a pick-up at the bus station, ...
Pros: The staff here are so lovely, they really go above and beyond the call of duty to help you. Belinda and her brother were so welcoming and did everything for me, highly recommended. I was travelling ...
Cons: The only problem for me was the distance of this hostel from everything because I'm not a massive hiker but I was able to be accommodated by sharing a tour with others in the hostel.
Pros: Very good location and very friendly and helpfull owner and staff. Very good value
Cons: Bad odor in the barhroom and water from the shower that does'nt get to the drain...
Pros: Top location and very friendly and helpful staff. :) It is a few hundred meters away from the sunrise spot.
Cons: Since we went there in january it was very cold (especially at night) and the accomodation was not that well insulated. But with lots of blankets we got it was ok. :) Depends on the time you want to ...
Pros: the staff is really good and ready to help you anytime you may need it. Especially Belinda the owner of the place who is by the way the only person to speak English. The staff is also really cool as...
Cons: However the staff also tries a bit too hard for my taste to make a big lump of cash out of you. no matter how tight your budget is. Moreover the place is really not clean at all. It's a big dump ...
Only a 2-minute walk from Pugao Lao Zhai, Belinda Backpackers Guesthouse is located in Shengcun. It offers simple accommodation with Free Wi-Fi access. Belinda Backpackers Guesthouse is only 985 feet from Duoyishu Scenic Area, and 14.9 miles from Xinjie Town. All rooms at Belinda Backpackers Guesthouse provide electric blanket, electric kettle and cleaning products. Some units also have an en suite bathroom. There is a 24-hour front desk, a bar and a mini market at Belinda Backpacker Guesthouse. Guests can also find a tour desk, a shared lounge and luggage storage on site.
Pros: Magnificent view from the bedroom. The location is perfect as a small village and rice fields are only at 10 min from the hostel. Very comfy room, chill leaving room and nice staff.
Cons: Humidity, certainly the case of every hostel in that place (we are literally in the clouds).
Pros: English speaking owner Beautiful view from the terraces Easy to find
Pros: Good Location Helpful staff
Pros: The owner was very nice and gave us lots of suggestions. It's near the place to see the sunrise.
Cons: The room is rather simple. The room is very humid but the room doesn't have dehumidifier. So it makes the toilet always wet and look disgusting.
Pros: everything is clean, tidy, nice. I loved here.
Pros: Staff is nice, ready to help you and speak English. The room was quiet comfortable (private room) Good location because just next to the main road where taxi drop you off (easy to find on contrary ...
Cons: The view of the room on a chinese home, neighbors could see me in the room and I could hear them late in the night and from 7 in the morning. The food is quite common, not very good Room cold and ...
Pros: very helpful staff, beautiful location
Cons: the place lacks a bit a of atmosphere
Pros: location, staff
Cons: not sure if our room was a queen room,
Pros: Excellent location for seeing the sunrise and great, helpful staff.
Cons: Our room was great but im not sure if it was actually a queen room, it seemed the same as a normal double room.
Pros: Good view. Fairly clean. Good vibe of the area
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