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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 8 July 2015

As the old town area still gets damaged from fire in 2014, we decided to stay at Lao Shay Youth Hostel (2 nights in a family room) which is located a bit far from old town. However the hostel also provides transportation service to/from city centre as well as Shika mountain, just 4 Yuan/way and it does not take a...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 29 June 2015

I would recommend this place if you want to get away from the hustle & bustle of the city . There were the 4 of us (we booked 2 rooms) , & it is very convenient , as they provide transport to & fro the city . (fees at 6 Yuan per pax) Look up for the sunset , I...

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Reviewed 15 March 2015 via mobile

Location is not good which is very far away from the downtown, even taxi driver don't know how to acces to this hostel from downtown, no restaurants or shops around it. There are feces from rats all over our bed when we checked in! no water from shower, and spider from ceiling, television cannot be turned on, no slippers etc,...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 June 2014 via mobile

This hostel is located at the foot of Shika Snow mountain, a place very far from the downtown,there are no restaurants or shops around it, and you need to pay them if you ask them to bring you to downtown aera,so i think,this is not a good choice for visitors without a car.

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Reviewed 6 April 2014 via mobile

We arrived at Shangri-la bus station at 9 a.m. and called them. They immediately sent a minivan over ( ¥3) to pick us up. We got our room within minutes without having to deal with any early check-in hassle. We stayed in a double room with attached bathroom. The bathroom had towels and toiletries prepared for us. Our room didn't...

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
Reviewed 22 April 2013

if you are finding the hotel which is located outside the town, but not so far .. here is another choice, Lao Shay is on the way to Shika Snow Mountain (石卡雪山) from the bus station, if you come at night time you can take taxi for 30RMB to the hotel (at that time we had 6 people together in...

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NY
Reviewed 27 May 2012

Cool laid back place outside of Shangri La, a mini bus will take you there upon request for a cheap fair. The staff is nice and live at local pace. No internet before 7pm and they shut down the restaurant (and internet) at 11pm, not sure why. Food's alright, no heating in the rooms but heated blankets. went there a...

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Phuket, Thailand
Reviewed 11 August 2011

It's may be late to write the review cause i visited the hotel since July 2010 but i still remember the hotel and staffs well...i loved the place and everything there. My road trip found the best relaxation beacuse of this hotel. I will go back there again and good for me to stayed there. The location not near by...

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Oosterhout, The Netherlands
Reviewed 20 October 2010

The most beautiful location you can think of. Right in the middle of a meadow. Wild horses and yaks all around. 5 min. by car outside Shangri-La. But the hostel provides a 3 yuan taxidrive in and out the city. Also they rent good bicycles. Take the little bit more expensive mountainbikes (you need the gears) The room was very...

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Address: Jinugu Village,Blue Moon Valley, Shangri-La County 674400, China
Region: China > Yunnan > Shangri-La County
Price Range: £8 - £27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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