Where To Stay In Shangri-La County, China: All Under 50 USD - Updated 2022

where to stay in shangri-la county china

Knowing where the perfect places to stay are located is essential to a great trip. Most travelers miss this important point when, really, vacation is all about relaxing and relieving your stresses. Be able to have a good rest at the accommodations detailed below after a fun-filled day sightseeing. Who says you have to stay at only one lodging? See our list, and choose where you would want to stay at in Shangri-la County, Yunnan Province, China.

1. Shangri-La Baita International Youth Hostel (from USD 21)

Located just a 10-minute walk from Dukezong Old Town, Shangri-La Baita International Youth Hostel is structured in a way guests get to see where both Tibetan culture and modern culture mix. It is just a few minutes away from Shika Snow Mountain, Napa Lake, Gedan Songzanlin Temple, Dukezong Ancient Town, Moon Light Square, and Guishan Park as well transportation including the Shangri-la Bus Terminal and the Shangri-la Airport. With such a remarkable location, no wonder an overnight stay for two people at this hostel could cost around 41 USD / CNY 280. On the bright side, guests would see a lot of what Shangri-La County has to offer and be able to maximize the value of their money.

Apart from the same amenities offered by the first two accommodations, this hostel also offers their guests free usage of a kitchen and 200 books to read. What could be more pleasant than having a place where both adventurers and bookworms crossover, right? They also offer car and bicycle rental as well as a place for playing darts. Their Baita Coffee Bar is what we love because it serves Tibetan meals.

Shangri-La Baita International Youth Hostel

Wifi Available

Address: No.45 Cox Gallery, Jinlong Street
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Bar Fitness centre Garden Terrace

2. Sean Spring Guesthouse (from USD 36)

Sean Spring Guesthouse is located in the Tiger Leaping Gorge, which is a 40-minute walk from the Yangtze River. It is approximately 22 km (13.67 mi) away from Qiaotou and 42 km (26 mi) away from the Haba Village. The floors of the rooms are created from fragments of rocks, bringing the outdoors in. Their terrace has a great view of the amazing rock formations that are a part of the valley. The guesthouse helps guests arrange a hiking or horse-riding activity. Their restaurant also serves Tibetan and Western-style dishes. Laundry and dry cleaning services are available.

Tiger Leaping Gorge Sean’s Spring Guesthouse

Wifi Available

Address: No.13, Group 2, Walnut Garden Tiger Leaping Gorge,shangri-la
Accommodates: 2

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Garden

3. Yi's Hostel (from USD 13)

Yi’s Hostel is located close to Dafo Temple. It is just a 10-minute walk away from Guishan Park and Moonlight Square, and the main street is just 15 minutes away. What makes this hostel special is its location. You will be able to get to tourist spots easily and be able to maximize the value of your money.

They provide a free airport shuttle service as well as ticketing services and tourist planning services. They will help you set up a hiking trip or other activities you may decide to do during your stay. They also offer a free parking space for those who brought their cars with them.

Yi's Hostel

Wifi Available

Address: Jue Lang No.6, Dukezong
Accommodates: 4

Parking Bar Garden Non-smoking rooms Laundry Free parking Internet services Hiking

4. Home Away From Home (from USD 23)

This hostel will present you with traditional Chinese culture complete with wooden beds with intricate framing and wooden bathtubs. Home Away From Home will leave you in awe about the traditional Chinese furniture.

Home Away From home is located in Shangri-La’s Dukezong Ancient City. They can provide you an airport shuttle service and other services including tour planning and ticketing. Guests also get to enjoy free Wi-Fi access and free parking. The must-try at their restaurant is the Nanan coffee.

Home Away From Home

Wifi Available

Address: The east gate of the Dukezong old town is 20 meters south,Shangri-La,Diqing,YunNan.
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Bar 24-hour front desk Garden Terrace

5. Tibet Guesthouse (from USD 25)

Tibet Guesthouse is located a 10-minute walk from the heart of Tiger Leaping Gorge, which means you would be minutes away from the Thin Strip of Sky Point and Tiger Leaping Gorge Tourist Centre. Tourists who have the Tiger Leaping Gorge on top of their agenda should consider staying at this guesthouse. The guesthouse is structured to give you a taste of Tibetan culture; even the window frames are wooden. Their pagoda roofing alone is fascinating enough. Have a cup of coffee on their Tibetan-style patio with a breathtaking view of the mountains, or set-up a hiking trip around the vicinity. Both experiences will be just as satisfying.

Staying at this guesthouse comes with free Wi-Fi, an electric kettle, a cable TV, and a private bathroom. Guests also get to enjoy a magnificent mountain view, a bar, a restaurant as well as ticketing services, bicycle rental, car rental, and room service.

Tibet Guesthouse 虎跳峡卓玛客栈

Wifi Available

Address: No. 29, Group 2, Yongsheng Walnut Garden
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar 24-hour front desk Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

6. Shangri-La 3 are 3 resortel

Shangri-La 3 are 3 resortel is located just 200 meters (656 ft) away from Guishan Park. This “resortel” is designed according the modern culture with a touch of Tibetan influence. It will inspire guests to learn more about the locals’ culture by the hints of it in the structure. It is just 7.5 km (4.6 mi) away from Songzanlin Monastery, 20 km (12.4 mi) from Pudacuo National Park, and about a 10 minute drive away from Diqing Airport. Guests may also request for ticketing services and airport shuttle service. All rooms have Wi-Fi and have hot and cold water as well as electric blankets.

7. Shangri-La Zen Hotel (from USD 35)

This hotel is located in the ancient town of Yiruo Mulang very close to central Square Street. Walking to Yueguang Plaza takes only five minutes. It has a traditional-style patio decorated with lush greenery.

Designed with inspiration from the Tibetan culture, rooms are furnished according to how the traditional Chinese would like it. Furniture is all wooden and handcrafted. Every room comes with a private bathroom.

The hotel provides free airport shuttle service, and they can help you book car pooling.

8. Shangri-La Lao Shay Youth Hostel (from USD 34)

Shangri-La Lao Shay Youth Hostel is located away from the hustle and bustle of the city of Shangri-La and yet not too remote that you don’t have internet access. Situated two kilometers (1.2 mi) away from Shika Snow Mountain or a 20-minute drive from the city, this hostel will let you have a glimpse of what simple life is like. Be able to wake up in the morning breathing fresh mountain air while enjoying a spectacular view of nature around you.

Each room has a flat-screen TV with cable. An electric kettle, private bathroom with hot water, and hair dryer are some of the freebies you get to enjoy using during your stay. If you’re thinking of just having a walk, they have a garden. They also have a bar and a lounge area where you can make acquaintances with other guests. If you’re seeking an adventurous activity, they can arrange a hiking activity for you. If you want something less strenuous yet still active, they have cycling facilities and billiards as well. Free parking is also offered to guests who came in their cars.

Shangri-La Lao Shay Youth Hostel

Wifi Available

Address: Jinugu Village, Blue Moon Valley, Shangri-La County, Yunnan
Accommodates: 3

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

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