We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Tavern 47

Travellers' Choice award winner
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
View Map
Add a photo
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

98 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 76: English reviews
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

This hostel was awesome, the best one in China!! The place was so nice and cosy, super clean, the bed was the best we've seen in China, it was actually soft;-), the food was so good(*Yak Burger* for 1 and many more great dishes) and we had so much fun with the owner and other travellers just hanging around the...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Samuel B
Whistler, Canada
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

There are many nice places to stay in old town, but this one is especially homey. The place is a cozy, Tibetan style building that has comfortable heated beds, and good clean facilities. The common room is a good place to meet other people and warm up by the wood stove. Bonus: there is a cute cat that enjoys sleeping...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank TheViewSeeker
Leiden, The Netherlands
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

This hostel is just the cutest! We booked a double private room and it was very nicely decorated. The bed was big and the electric blanket was very cozy. Shangri la can get a bit cold, but once the sun comes out, it's pretty warm. The owner of the hostel was very helpful and went out of his way to...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Elke L
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I spent really great time in here in Tavern47. Owner dealed with people really good way and gave a useful information not only Shangrila but also another city. also I met many nice people in this hostel! I strongly recommend this place to stay.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank sori0928
Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Staff: The local tibetian staff was really nice, gave me a lot of information about Meili Snow moutain. Also about Shangrila. Location: close to north gate, 5 minutes walking to Square. A little bit far from temples. Room: I made an reservation for domitory. Very clean and good wifi there. Toilet and shower room are also very clean. It needs...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank ABCmart
Jamieson, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 25 June 2016

What a wonderful hostel. Not the flashiest, not the greatest facilities, but so homely, warm and hospitable. The owners went out of their way to look after us. We stayed three nights, and then returned for our last night in Yunnan. Even though they were closed, they opened especially for us. The food was excellent, we loved the Yak burger,...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 16 June 2016

A very nice place to stay in Shangri-la. The building is in the traditional style and the rooms and bathrooms are clean and very homely. But the best experience is the hospitality of the Korean owner and his wife (who both speak English very well). Besides it is a great place to meet other travelers. I definitely recommend travelers to...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Peter V
Reviewed 11 June 2016

I stayed 3 nights and enjoyed every moment. It's a very homey place with clean rooms and bathrooms with great staff serving a delicious menu. The yak burger is a must at least once. Guests that stay here aren't the typical complaining cheapos that you get in other guesthouses. I've met some very interesting and respectful people here--maybe it's the...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank hasenman s
Hanoi, Vietnam
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Motels Tibetan style is impressive. I had 2 nights here and felt extremely satisfied with the affordable, convenient location for transportation and meals. Innkeeper friendly, enthusiastic tourist information guide for tourists. There is also a available some sightseeing tours with reasonable price.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank nl8810
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Tavern 47 is definitely the best hostel in shangrila-la! The rooms are very well kept and it is built in the traditional fashion that really gives it character. The hosts are a very cute couple who will go out of the way to make you feel at home and whip up a mean meal, both Chinese and Korean! My friend...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Yee K

40 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (34)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (5)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Room/Suite (2)
Viewed
Other (25)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (6)
Viewed
Other (6)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Shangri-La County hotels
1.3 km away
Hylandia by Shangri-La
Hylandia by Shangri-La
#4 of 159 in Shangri-La County
60 reviews
0.4 km away
Zinc Journey Arro Khampa
Zinc Journey Arro Khampa
#5 of 159 in Shangri-La County
64 reviews
1.4 km away
Banyan Tree Ringha
Banyan Tree Ringha
#3 of 159 in Shangri-La County
267 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.0 km away
Shangri-La Timeless Inn
Shangri-La Timeless Inn
#6 of 219 in Shangri-La County
33 reviews
0.3 km away
Kevin's Trekker Inn
Kevin's Trekker Inn
#3 of 219 in Shangri-La County
109 reviews
0.0 km away
Tibet Guest House
Tibet Guest House
#4 of 219 in Shangri-La County
56 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Tavern 47

Address: No.47 Bei men Street, Old town, Shangri-La County 674400, China
Region: China > Yunnan > Shangri-La County
Price Range: €9 - €10 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with HostelWorld so you can book your Tavern 47 reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Tavern 47 Shangri-La County, China - Yunnan
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Tavern 47 staff and other travellers.
5 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (5)

Questions? Get answers from Tavern 47 staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Anyroom is OK because they are far from bar street.”
 of 5 bubbles ABCmart, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The downstairs rooms at the front of the hostels have ensuites.”
 of 5 bubbles AndrewD795, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rooms along the main corridor are a bit noisy. You can hear everyone talking in the common area and there is a fair bit of foot traffic.”
 of 5 bubbles 324edgark, 7 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Wifi only in the common area.”
 of 5 bubbles 20alyssac, 10 Mar 2015 | Read review
“ask for a room on the top floor otherwise youll be hearing a lot of noisy footsteps over your head”
 of 5 bubbles dans695, 9 Oct 2014 | Read review
5 of 5