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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I rated 3 stars because it's Not GREAT. It is really good though, decently priced, food is pretty good And the view is amazing! Definitely good enough for the middle of the mountains ! We had a twin room the bed was nice but the hot water in the shower didn't work - oh well!

Thank Aaron H
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we arrived here, it was clear that they cannot cope. We were kept waiting an hour for the room as it was being cleaned - well it wasn't. Cigarette buts and old used tissues on the floor, filthy bathroom and hairs in the bed. Nasty. Dinner is a similar experience. They are so busy, we ordered at... More 

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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

stayed in a private room for one night. the room was ok and we had nice view over the gorge. the main problem was the bathroom whice was full with mold and looked more like a cemetery for diferent kinds of insects than a place to take a shower. food was good and the prices were reasonable.

Thank Nadav B
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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here while we did tiger leaping. The room was ok and the buildings aspect and design amazing but the bathroom was horrific. We aren't fussy but the smell or raw sewerage, mould on the walls and used plastic soap packets etc shows they just don't care. Top three worst places we have stayed in 3 months of backpacking. Upon... More 

Thank Reagan H
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

We decided to sleep at Come Inn (about 5 minutes before Halfway) and paid 80 yuan for a private room w/private bath. However, we went to the Halfway Lodge for dinner and met tons of travelers. It was clearly THE place that most people stayed. We were happy with our decision because we met some other travelers who were paying... More 

Thank Amy D
Omaha, Nebraska
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

I spent a night here while hiking the gorge and it was wonderful! The food was delicious (they even made me a vegan meal, yay), the view from my room was incredible, and the overall vibe was really great. I met some awesome people there, and I'm not someone who meets awesome people everywhere. Definitely stay here if you get... More 

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Jamieson, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 25 June 2016

Great room with a spectacular view over Tiger Leaping Gorge. There was no hot water which as disappointing, however other guests said they did have hot water, so I guess its the luck of the drawer. The rooms were clean and well appointed. The deck is sensational, so spectacular. We loved it. The meals were OK, we had the Naxi... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 15 February 2016

I spent two nights this past January at this hotel. The owner, Frankie, is a very friendly man who is very good with his guests. The views from his patio area are great. I spent one night here and then walked to another part of the mountain range. The next day I walked back to the Halfway guesthouse. Frankie set... More 

Thank chef1003
Olsberg, Germany
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Reviewed 31 January 2016

We arrived there at 5pm and paid 50 kuai for a 10-bed-dorm. Food and drinks were good and prices very fair. The view from the roof terrace as well as their toilets is amazing, make sure not to miss that!! But you should notice that it is cold everywhere and that there is no hot water. I would definitely stay... More 

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Shanghai, China
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Reviewed 28 January 2016

Stayed at Tina's and walked from there to Halfway (yes the opposite way that most people will do it). Didn't think the walk would take so long for us but maybe because basically, I'm not fit. ha ha. The awesome thing which made us love Halfway though, was the fact that they could drive us back down to Tina's after... More 

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Address: Bendi Wan Village, Yongsheng, Shangri-La County, China
Region: China > Yunnan > Shangri-La County
Number of rooms: 40
Also Known As:
Halfway Guesthouse Shangri-La County, China - Yunnan
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“Choose the rooms in the newer section of the hotel. The views out your windows are excellent and worth the money.”
 of 5 bubbles chef1003, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Skip a beer or three and get the 150rmb private room if you're squeamish about sharing a squat toilet.”
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 of 5 bubbles Traminer, 10 Sep 2014 | Read review
“go for a private room with ensuite bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles KinskiT, 4 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Rooms with attached baths are limited, and away from the deck area where hikers usually gather to chat in the night”
 of 5 bubbles okayama, 14 May 2014 | Read review
“Go the room with private shower.”
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 of 5 bubbles stickyd, 25 Sep 2013 | Read review
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