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Cheap hostel in Xishuangbanna

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1. Posted by sandy456 (Full Member 213 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

Hey again,

I'm considering Xishuangbanna for a future trip.

What are the best-priced, A/C, single or dorm in:

1) Jinghong
2) and the outlying towns (i.e. Menghla, Menghun, Ganbala, etc...)

2. Posted by jackboy (Inactive 350 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

"TRY" Checking and links top of this page.
al de bes

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4. Posted by wtanaka (Budding Member 44 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

some options in Jinghong listed here

5. Posted by Mikey B (Respected Member 181 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

Accommodation in Yunnan, China is definitely more expensive than other countries in SE Asia. In places like Jinghong/Menghla etc you can find yourself paying upwards of US20 dollars for a decent room (as opposed to US5-7 elsewhere in the region).

Chinese hotels do tend to have a number or very cheap rooms, usual out back away from the main hotel. These tend to be used by travelling Chinese workers. They can be very cheap, however you might think twice about paying 5 dollars for a room with broken windows, bed sheets that look like they've never encountered water and a toilet consisting of a bucket on the floor. Think prison cell and you'll get the picture.

On the other hand for 20-25 dollars you can get a room that's surprisingly luxurious.