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Shanghai, China
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...

Thank Kang Yang L
Catheys Valley, California
Reviewed 2 January 2016

This review is strictly for the lunch, not a stay in the Inn. The views are great. Service was warm and friendly. They let us plug in about four different power adapters to charge up. Food was just fine. This place was a nice break for us during the TLG hike. If I needed to stay here, I would have...

Thank RossGB
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 12 December 2015

We had heard about people staying at Halfway Guesthouse and knew it was a popular place to stop on the Tiger Leaping Gorge. But it turned out to be the most disappointing place we've ever stayed in our entire trip in Yunnan. The bathroom was gross it looked like it hasn't been cleaned for weeks/months (some parts of the floor...

Thank TravellingWriter2015
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 8 December 2015

Before doing the Tiger Leaping Gorge trek, we checked out the reviews for all the hostels and decided we wanted to stop at the Halfway Guesthouse if we were able to get there before dark. The Halfway Guesthouse was described as a great place. It actually is, but it is SUPER busy, and getting bigger and bigger so if you...

Thank Eloise Y
Paris, France
Reviewed 17 November 2015

This guesthouse is nothing special except for the views from the rooms. The food was good but we had to wait quite a while. The rooms and bathrooms (no shower curtain or tray) are basic and clean but without any charm. The man that checked us in and out was not agreeable. Basically this guesthouse if fine for a one...

Thank Didi C
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 25 October 2015

We stayed here for one night while in the Tiger Leaping Gorge. When we arrived in the afternoon, they were too busy to check us in or to take our lunch order. After about 30 minutes, a Mandarin speaker with us finally just went into the kitchen/office and got our key. We booked a room in the new building for...

Thank iphigeniaj
Holon, Israel
Reviewed 8 October 2015

The shower had no hot water, and the food was delicious but made us feel sick (which wasn't good for the second day of the hike). The room was nice but a little too costly. The view from the balcony is great though.

Thank Lilac M
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Stayed here during our trek across tiger leaping Gorge. Trail is very straightforward to follow with red signs throughout. Although the beginning is a little confusing. After school there is a hill that rises ti your left (take this). We arrived at halfway GH maybe 8 hours after we started but there was a big group of us who stopped...

Thank L0veablePresh
Breda, The Netherlands
Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

Arriving with a guide, there was no check-in, no welcome, no friendly host to greet us. Entering our room, this was a shock. Basic room means really basic here. Two beds, no decent lights, a terrrible bathroom, I presume a jail has better facilities. The premisses is a big mess, no cleaning, finished dishes just remain at the table no,...

Thank Remco113
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Overnighted at Tea Horse, but stopped here for a beer on Day 2 of hike, on the way to Middle Tiger Leaping Gorge and Tina's (meh!). Worth the break just for the view from the toilets! One of the world's best.

Thank SoozSolo

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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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