Image by FlickrYamen hostel - was the first of those great hostels we stayed at in China and after it - it was quite easy to find similar ones - as they all belong to Utels - an association of youth hostels and low budget hotels in China. Situated in the very heart of Pingyao old town - this hostel is an ideal place to stay:
Image by FlickrThe hostel occupies a very old traditional Chinese building, which reminds about hutongs and has a beautiful courtyad:
Image by FlickrThe rooms are very simple, but gorgeous in their simplicity. The furniture in the room is antique, which is also mentioned on the card you find in the room.
Image by OlgaThere are typical paper carving works on your windows and you get a perfect chance to sleep on traditional Chinese brick bed, which originally could be heated from beneath during winter times:
Image by FlickrIf you are tired after a long walk in town you can enjoy a good lunch in the guest area for more than affordable prices and simply hang out - as the place is amazing!
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Image by ArekI think this is my last post about hostels in China - many of the hostels we have been to are great and somewhat different.