Zhangjiajie Hostels and Hotels for Backpackers, Hikers, and Couples

The mountains and national parks of the Wulingyun region are what attracts so many visitors to this area, and once you see it you will understand why. At the center is the town of Zhangjiajie (or ZJJ as some call it), which is the hub of activity. Here you will find the hotels, restaurants, shops, train station, and everything else that is necessary for accessing the surrounding parks.

The hostels, hotels, and guesthouses listed here are all varied in their offerings and atmosphere. Some are fun hostels, while others are quiet hotels. Some are cheap and a bit run down, while others are more luxurious but more expensive. Make sure you not only read the descriptions, but also the reviews, as each establishment has a different personality. And if you stay in one, please let us know your opinion, too!

How much do hostels in Zhangjiajie cost?

Average Dorm Price $7 ($3 to $8)
Average Double Private Room Price (in a hostel) $23 ($11 to $41)

A social hostel for backpackers, couples, and groups

Dorm Bed: $6.76
Private Room: $8.28
Overall Rating: 80%
In the central area of town, this hostel is not only perfectly located, but has a nice list of amenities and a fun vibe. The building is somewhat large, and the nice balconies and common spaces overlook the town and the surrounding mountains.

Private rooms and dorms are available, all of which are simple yet nicely decorated. Rooms utilize the shared bathrooms, which are also simple but clean. An all-female dorm option is offered, too.

The common area on the balcony is very nice, as it is a large covered yet outdoor space. A pool table, TV with a Wii, and a restaurant with a bar are all in this area, making it a great spot to mix and mingle with other travelers. Free Wi-Fi, laundry, airport transfers, luggage storage, tour booking, and other typical services are offered to guests.

This hostel receives consistently high ratings and great reviews from previous guests. Reviews tend to highlight the comfort of the beds, the clean facilities, the social vibe, and the convenient location to the buses around town.

Highly recommended!
No.401 Ying Fu Building, Dayongfucheng Jiefang Road,Yongding District , Zhangjiajie, China,

A social hostel for backpackers and hikers

Dorm Bed: $6.22
Private Room: $7.31
Overall Rating: 79%
This hostel has a good location in the middle of town and close to the bus and train stations. Restaurants and shops are also nearby. The rooms are centered around a large courtyard with a garden-like ambiance. A common area is also available, with foosball, sofas and tables, and a bar. The onsite restaurant serves meals as well.

Private rooms and dorms are available here, with and without ensuite bathrooms. The rooms are nicely decorated and come in a variety of sizes. Family rooms are also an option. All rooms have TVs, even the dorms. Many of the rooms have balconies, too. The rooms are very modern and nice.

The pricing structure of the hostel seems to be that they charge extra for many small services. The shared kitchen is available for guests that wish to cook, but for a surcharge. Laundry and Wi-Fi are also offered. Luggage storage is not free, and if you would like the air conditioning turned on in your room, that also costs extra.

Reviews from previous visitors are generally good, and state that the hostel/hotel is comfortable and quiet. However, sometimes the cleanliness and pushiness seems to be a complaint.
No.461 Tianmen Road, Golden Tower GuanLiping office, Yongding , Zhangjiajie, China,

A quiet hostel for hikers and backpackers

Dorm Bed: $7.27
Private Room: $11.14
Overall Rating: 85%
In the town of Wulingyuan, north of Zhangjiajie, this IYH hostel sits near the entrance of Forest Park. Dorms and private rooms are offered, and all have ensuite bathrooms which are clean and modern. The staff is friendly, provides good advice, and will help you with your planned activities.

Meals are served at the in-house restaurant for affordable prices, and other nearby restaurants are also an option. Other typical hostel amenities are provided to guests, such as laundry, Wi-Fi, airport transfers, book exchanges, a Wii with a TV, and more. A communal kitchen is also onsite for those wishing to cook their own meals.

The hostel receives mixed reviews. The staff is said to be very friendly, but the facilities are sometimes worn down or broken, and cleanliness is sometimes an issue.
Baofeng Road Wulingyuan , Zhangjiajie, China,

A quiet hotel with affordable prices

Private Room: $10.84
Overall Rating: 90%
Located on the south side of town, his guesthouse is near the train station and the bus station. It is a simple but clean and modern establishment offering only private rooms. Family rooms are also available. All rooms have ensuite bathrooms with modern western facilities and hot water, as well as air conditioning.

The friendly staff will help you plan your stay in town, as the owner was a tour guide for twenty years. Luggage storage and bike rentals are also available.

Reviews from previous guests highlight the central location, cleanliness, and friendly staff.
No.25, Alley A, Pengjiapu Village Zhangjiajie Yongding District Guanliping Neighborh , Zhangjiajie, China,

A modern, comfortable hotel in the center of town

Private Room: $20.55
Overall Rating: 95%
Across from the bus station, this hotel offers comfortable and modern rooms that are well decorated and furnished with nice amenities. Private rooms are offered at varying sizes with ensuite bathrooms. The bathrooms are very nice and modern, and are western style. The onsite restaurant/bar provides meals and drinks. Bike rentals, Wi-Fi, laundry, TVs, a BBQ, and other typical hotel features are also available. The staff is friendly and can help you plan your visit around the mountains.

Guest reviews are consistently excellent, and state that this place is very comfortable and welcoming, and the facilities are top-notch.

E21 Guanliping Pengjia Shop (Opposite to Central Bus Station), Yongding Distri , Zhangjiajie, China,

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