Best Places for Backpackers in Lijiang, China.

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Top 11 hostels in Lijiang, China.

These are the 11 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Lijiang, China.

1
Timeless Hostel

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Timeless Hostel

Timeless Hostel boasts comfortable dormitory rooms and private guest rooms, a patio that offers a view of Lijiang Old City and the surrounding mountains, WiFi and 24-hour hot water, a social common room and DVD room. Our guests return to us again and again because of our unique atmosphere which...
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Garden Inn

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Garden Inn

Garden Inn, one of the longest established hostels in Lijiang, has recently relocated! While still being part of the Old Town, our new position offers a rare Lijiang experience of staying in a real local environment with no visible shops and tourists passing by, but with an amazing birds eye view...
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October Inn Hostel

92 /100

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October Inn Hostel

OCTOBER INN has established itself as one of the most popular hostels in Lijiang since its opening three years ago. You will not find more of an international hostel in China! October Inn is popular with tourists from all over the world and so it creates a perfect environment to meet others and expe...
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Lijiang Family and Hostel Inn

91 /100

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Lijiang Family and Hostel Inn

The family & hostel Inn is located in the ancient capital in Lijiang old town. My family is a garden courtyard naxi architectural style and the transportation is convenient, adjacent to the old town Southgate and the Mufu Mansion. Here you can enjoy the real local life, Naxi courtyard three rooms on...
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Mama Naxi`s Guesthouse

91 /100

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Mama Naxi`s Guesthouse

If you want to make a reservation for Mama Naxi Despite what you might read, . Great meals, actually, really amazing, beds were warm and cozy, highly recommended on lonely planet. And Mama Naxi, she's watching you, she knows what you need and she's gonna smack you with it, a banana, a hot meal,...
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Lao Shay Youth Hostel Lijiang

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Lao Shay Youth Hostel Lijiang

Lao Shay Youth Hostel Lijiang is in the old town 10 years. Recommended by Lonely Planet for many years, is famous hostel in the old town. And is the shooting of the youth film 'KORA'. Lao Shay Youth Hostel is situated the Southwest region of Lijiang Old Town, Shandong Lions foothills of the sou...
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International Youth Hostel Lijiang

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International Youth Hostel Lijiang

International Youth Hostel Lijiang, is the first ever Youth Hostel in Lijiang, opened in 2000. Hostel is located in the bustling downtown of Lijiang, the Old Town just across the street, walking distance to the Mu Fu Palace which in center of Old Town just 10 minutes. The most convenient tran...
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Lijiang Baisha There International Youth Hostel

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Lijiang Baisha There International Youth Hostel

Lijiang Baisha There International Youth Hostel is located at Baisha Old Town, instead of Lijiang Old City and Shuhe Ancient Town. Compared with Lijiang Old City (As is also called Dayan Ancient Town), Baisha is just a tiny village. However, Baisha town is just on the foot of the Yulong Snow Mountai...
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Maple Leaf Inn Shuhe

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Maple Leaf Inn Shuhe

We are Wil and Anna, a Dutch-Chinese couple, who started Maple Leaf Inn few years ago. Our Guesthouse, Maple Leaf Inn, is located near the main entrance of Shuhe, Lijiang. Traditional Naxi Minority Style House with beautiful garden, located in less touristy old town called Shuhe. SHUHE means...
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Tiger Leaping Gorge Guesthouse

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Tiger Leaping Gorge Guesthouse

Tiger Leaping Gorge Guesthouse is a famous Guest-house recommended by the Lonely Planet Guide in 1994 and Rough Guide in 2006 for the international backpackers and leisure travelers who would like to go for a hiking or know more about this Tibetan area, Tiger Leaping Gorge, Shangri-la and the Yunnan...
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Lijiang Senior Leader Hostel

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Lijiang Senior Leader Hostel

Senior Leader International Youth Hostel has great reputation both in Yangshuo and Sanya,This is our third hostel,which is located in old city of Lijiang.Our hostel is a typical Naxi style courtyard. We have double room ,twin room (with western style toilets)and dormitory(include 4-person,8-perso...
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