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Zhuo Ma's Jiuzhaigou Home Stay

Village 2 Shang Si Zhai, Zhangzha Town, Jiuzhaigou County 623400, China
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    6.1 km
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Reviewed 5 days ago
A truly homely, Tibetan experience
Felt like being home - albeit a little colder. The lovely Ama... more
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Felt like being home - albeit a little colder. The lovely Ama always greeted us with smiles eqch time, cooked amazing food and made us feel thoroughly welcome. Fees per night include 3 meals (a generous breakfast, packed lunch for the trip in the reserve and a very sumptuous dinner). Spent 3 nights here. Couldn't have wished for a better...

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Gainford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just spent three nights at Zhuo Ma's Jiuzhaigou Home Stay with friends - we had the best time. Ama is the most kind and generous host, she gave us such a warm welcome on arrival despite it being in the early hours of the morning. The beds were cosy and warm, thanks to the electric blankets. After a good night's...

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I have never felt so at home and comfortable before in someone else's home. Not only was Amma (the lady who's home it is) an incredible host but she feeds you 3 times a day, included in the price. The food is all grown and made on her land- I have to say the Barley bread was just wow! The...

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Eugene, Oregon
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I had several email contacts with this home stay and requested airport pickup and was assured it was no problem. No one was at the airport and we were told later, the son FORGOT to pick us up. Not a good start. The one western toilet is shared by everyone. The rooms are located up a dark and steep staircase...

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ZhuoMaJiuzhai, Public Relations Manager at Zhuo Ma's Jiuzhaigou Home Stay, responded to this review

We try to ensure that guests are aware that we are a traditional Tibetan home stay located in a mountain village - this by its very nature is isolated. This is the attraction for most guests. We are one of the very few homes with a western toilet and shower inside their homes in our valley. Traditionally only outhouses are...

Nanjing, China
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Zhuo Ma's homestay is as real as it gets for experiencing Jiuzhaigou. This wonderful Ethnic Tibetan family homestay is surrounded by misty mountains, and every morning you will wake up at sunrise to the crow of the rooster. The family is warm and friendly, and does an amazing job of organizing transportation to all scenic areas. Food is fresh and...

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ZhuoMaJiuzhai, Public Relations Manager at Zhuo Ma's Jiuzhaigou Home Stay, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. Foreign guests coming to our home and enjoying it is a huge honor. We hope we can host you again in the future! Zha xi de le.

San Jose, California
Reviewed 6 December 2015

Or stay at most 1 night if you really want to experience how Tibetans live in this area. Otherwise, this place is overpriced for what it offers IMO (no WiFi, too isolated). The food that's included is good, but dishes get repetitive if you stay 2 or 3 nights. Zhuo Ma (the only English speaker of the family) now lives...

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ZhuoMaJiuzhai, Public Relations Manager at Zhuo Ma's Jiuzhaigou Home Stay, responded to this review

Ours is a traditional Tibetan home stay in a simple mountain village. We do try to communicate this with guests before they arrive. This may be considered 'isolated' for people from large cities but for us, this is life. We offer the peace and serenity of the mountains rather than the conveniences and home comforts many guests are used to....

Lund, Sweden
Reviewed 4 November 2015

If you want to escape the hordes of tourists in Jiuzhaigou town and are looking for more relaxing and authentic accommodation, then this small place in a nice side-valley is an excellent choice! We stayed there for 3 nights, visited the (stunning, but unfortunately heavily overcroweded) Jiuzhaigou National Park and did some relaxing hiking around the area of the home-stay...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 5 September 2015

We stayed 3 days in late August this year at Zhuo Ma's, in our visit to Jiuzhaigou national park. This home stay is not that cheap (200 yuan/person and night), but includes breakfast, dinner and a small lunch bag (convenient for the visit of Jiuzhaigou national park, where the food is rare and expensive). The 3-beds room is OK, with...

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Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Reviewed 31 August 2015

We really enjoyed our stay at Zhou Ma's homestay, Ke Zhu and Ama are awesome! They both try their hardest to learn and speak a little english and are always nice and happy. Ama prepared lovely homecooked meals every day. The house is quite far from the park, so you really have to rely on the transfer service of Khe...

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Lanaken, Belgium
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

This was certainly one of the highlights of our vacation. The layback vibe was wonderfull. Zuma's mother is a delight, you will feel right at home. Her hospitality and cooking will surely win you over ☺

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Zhuo Ma's Jiuzhaigou Home Stay is the Lonely Planet and Rough Guide top choices for Jiuzhaigou accommodation. It is located in the beautiful Shang Si Zhai Valley which is 15km from the park entrance (free transfers provided) where you will see local Tibetans go about their daily life, herding yak and goats as well as going on pilgrimages around our sacred mountains. Zhuo Ma runs the home stay with her mother (Ama) and brothers. They share their time between the home stay and their A Bu Lu Zi Tibetan Restaurant and between them will make sure you have a great stay! There is 24hrs hot water and a western toilet in the home stay. It is a traditional Tibetan home so there are no en-suite bathrooms. There is one bathroom on the ground floor of the home as well as two outhouse toilets, one with a solar heated hot shower. They do everything they can to make your stay comfortable but please note that this is a home stay in a beautiful, traditional Tibetan valley, not a hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Zhuo Ma's Jiuzhaigou Home Stay

Address: Village 2 Shang Si Zhai, Zhangzha Town, Jiuzhaigou County 623400, China
Region: China > Sichuan > Jiuzhaigou County
Price Range: RM222 - RM258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“The twin room has no window (so quieter). Standard double room has a window with a view to the front of the house.”
 of 5 bubbles lunarJade, 29 Sep 2013 | Read review
“The room with two separate beds on the second floor has no windows at all.”
 of 5 bubbles KimChengdu, 7 Jun 2013 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles andreab52, 5 May 2013 | Read review
“Rooms were ok, but I would advise bringing ear plugs … you could hear dogs barking at night, chickens, birds, etc. If you don’t have earplugs the sounds from the animals will keep you awake!”
 of 5 bubbles ains19, 25 Feb 2013 | Read review
“Be flexible. It is not really a choice matter. You will get the room that works for you based on who else is staying there and your own circumstances.”
 of 5 bubbles hope42morrow, 22 Dec 2012 | Read review
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