Reviews of the Best Hostels in Lijiang, China

Reviews of the Best Hostels in Lijiang, China
Lijiang is a small city in Yunnan Province, China. It's also a popular tourist destination with an impressive Old Town and many places to visit in the surrounding areas. The city has a rich history and a beautiful setting. It's a wonderful place to explore for a few days and also makes a great base for exploring other nearby destinations.

There is a good tourist infrastructure in place and several great hostels around Lijiang. Whether you're looking for a peaceful place to relax or a more social environment, you're sure to find a place you like in the area. Most hostels can also help with travel arrangements to nearby destinations.
How much do hostels in Lijiang cost?

You can find our comprehensive analysis of all hostel prices in Lijiang here. We've found the average prices of dorms and private rooms, as well as the typical prices of hostels with various amenities, too.



A good hostel for solo travellers and couples.

Dorm Bed from $6.57
Private Room from $11.83
Overall Rating: 97%
#69-1, Xuan Tian Alley, Bei Men Street Gucheng District, Lijiang
October Inn has quickly grown into a favorite hostel in Lijiang. It's located about fifteen minutes from the city's Old Town and is in a peaceful and quiet area near Elephant Hill. If you climb over Elephant Hill (takes about 15 minutes) you can reach the Black Dragon Pool, where you have free admission. The hostel organizes a group climb every Monday. The staff can also help you arrange transportation to Tiger Leaping Gorge and they will travel with you to ensure that you reach the proper trailhead.

October Inn has a variety of good amenities including daily breakfast, free wi-fi, luggage storage, and a shared dinner that is prepared nightly by the owner. This is a wonderful place to stay where it's easy to meet other travelers and make new friends. They also organize a range of other activities for guests including movie nights, barbecue nights, and town tours.

Both private rooms and dorms are available. Private rooms are either twins or doubles. Dorms sleep either four or eight guests.


A good hostel for couples and families.

Private Room from $8.76
Zangqing Road Shuhe Old Town, Lijiang
This hostel is run by a Dutch-Chinese couple. They are very helpful and work hard to make sure your stay goes smoothly. The hostel is located near the main entrance of Shuhe ("the foot of the mountain"), Lijiang and it's found in a traditional Naxi Minority Style House. There is a beautiful garden that makes a peaceful and relaxing place to unwind after a long trip or a busy day exploring the area.

The hostel has thirteen rooms that include twins, triples, and family rooms. Each has an attached bathroom with a western style toilet, hot water, a television, and comfortable beds. The rooms are very clean and modern.

If you're hoping to explore the area, there is a travel agency attached to the hostel. They can help you make arrangements for Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Tiger Leaping Gorge, Shang Ri La, and more. They can also help with any transportation tickets that you might need.


Dorm Bed from $4.60
Private Room from $7.23
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 20%
NO.22 kangzhong ,Rd LiJingwang Old Town Zone, Lijiang
This terrific hostel offers friendly service, bicycle hire, and a common room. The good location and overall vibe also make it very popular. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's a cafe. Security lockers, luggage storage, parking, and internet access are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Dorm Bed from $8.03
Private Room from $9.64
(Prices vary by season)
No.24, Group.7 Dongkang Village, Shuhe Old Town, Ancient Town Dis, Lijiang
This terrific hostel offers friendly service, a bar, bicycle hire, and board games. The good location and overall vibe also make it very popular. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's a restaurant and a cafe. Wi-fi, security lockers, luggage storage, 24 hour reception, air conditioning, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Dorm Bed from $14.59
(Prices vary by season)
Group 2, Sanyuan Village, Baisha Ancient Town Yunnan, Yulong, Lijiang
Dengba International Youth Hostel Snow Mountain is very popular due to the atmosphere, great location, and long list of amenities. It features friendly service. Parking, internet access, and air conditioning are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.
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