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Pingyao Yide Hotel

Guesthouse | No. 16 Shaxiang Street Pingyao, Shanxi, Pingyao, China .

91.3% Overall Rating

14 out of 16 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (14/09/2011)

"It was just beautiful! It was so much more than I had expected and the staff were so lovely and kind. They were so helpful, including helping to arrange my bus and organising a driver. And the food at the restaurant was…"

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Currency Exchange
  • Games room
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Nightclub
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 56.78

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

Notice ?Pingyao is a small town, and there is no Bank of China here. So you'd better take enough money with you. ?Tickets for train here is not easy to book. We can offer the service of booking tickets for you. Please tell us the information of where and when you want to go 10 days in advance. ?Please tell us the number of your train before you come to Pingyao. And we can arrange a car to take you to our hotel.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

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Overview

Yide Hotel is situated in a quiet little blind alley just a few minutes' walk from the main street, Nan Dajie. The guesthouse is a beautifully renovated courtyard house built in 1736 by a wealthy merchant during the reign of Emperor Qianlong. Read more

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About Pingyao Yide Hotel

Pingyao Yide Hotel is situated in a quiet little blind alley just a few minutes' walk from the main street, Nan Dajie. The guesthouse is a beautifully renovated courtyard house built in 1736 by a wealthy merchant during the reign of Emperor Qianlong.

¦ The old residence of Hou Wangbin originally consisted of six courtyards; No. 16 (upper yard), No. 14 (lower yard), No. 18 (study room) and No. 20 (carriage and horse yard) in Shaxiang Street, No. 9 Xishitoupo Lane (ancestral temple) and No. 6 Xiguojia Lane (garden).

¦ All rooms have air conditioning and heating, bathroom and large kang-style beds that are heated in winter.

¦ Notice
Pingyao is a small town, and there is no Bank of China here. So you'd better take enough money with you.
Tickets for train here is not easy to book. We can offer the service of booking tickets for you. Please tell us the information of where and when you want to go 10 days in advance.
Please tell us the number of your train before you come to Pingyao. And we can arrange a car to take you to our hotel.
Introduction
Yide guesthouse has a beautifully renovated courtyard built in 1736 by a wealthy merchant during the reign of Emperor Qianlong, courtyard reflects the height of Qing dynasty architectural achievement. The upper house, the lower house, study room, inner garden, altar of ancestor and the stable for horse that made up the intricate interior layout.

Location
The Guesthouse is situated deep into quiet alleyway just a few minutes' walk from the main street Nan Dajie where you do most of the shopping, checking out local eatery, and the carefree joy walks in the afternoon.
Rooms
Here we serve both Chinese and western food from 7:00am-10:00pm at very reasonable price. Our accommodation are mainly double, twin and triple rooms all have air-conditioning and hot pipes, private bath and large kang-style bed that are heated in winter which makes reading, and resting comfortable.

Tourist Information
The Qiao Family Courtyard House was the home of a powerful trading family with significant commercial influence even beyond Shangxi. It was in this mansion that Zhang Yimou's famous film Raise the Red Lantern was filmed. Located some 20km north of Pingyao, the compound is fortified behind a 10m high wall. It is now one of the most popular tourist attractions in Pingyao. Another popular site is the Wang Family Courtyard House. This was the Wang clan's private residence and is four times larger than Qiao's, with 54 courtyards and 1,052 rooms. The mansion took over half a century to build and is located on a hilly area.

The Yide guesthouse property would be delighted to help you plan your Pingyao vacation by giving you information on how to most conveniently and cheaply experience the best that Pingyao has to offer. If you prefer to have a tour guide, we would be glad to provide you with one. On the other hand, if you prefer to travel independently, then we can advise you of the cheapest and most convenient ways to get to where you want to go.

Pingyao is a very small, ancient town. Because of this, it is impossible to book hard or soft sleeper train tickets at the Pingyao Railway Station less than 10 days in advanced if you plan to book yourself. Train tickets from Pingyao to other cities such as Xi'an, Beijing, and Shanghai must be booked from the nearest large city, Taiyuan. The Yide guesthouse Property can assist you in booking your train tickets from Pingyao to the destination of your choice.

You are more than welcomed to visit my family-style guesthouse and have a good time in Pingyao!
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