- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
TripAdvisor Reviews Juguangju Hotel Pingyao
Travel Blogs from Pingyao
... meal choices weren't so great, e.g. we learned that pointing at pictures on a Chinese menu doesn't mean you'll get what you expected, we really enjoyed the local street stall speciality that was everywhere: a freshly baked, round pastry pocket with a sweet, sticky coating on the inside.
I (Steve) particularly liked the Taoist Temple with its tranquil inner courtyard garden and strange and otherworldy, yet serene and contemplative ...
... couch complete with a little table that sat on top if we wanted to enjoy a cup of tea while seated in the traditional style.
After we settled in just a bit we realized that it was nearly 9pm and we decided to forgo any exploration for the night and just have dinner at the hotel. The food was excellent and we had the upstairs portion of the restaurant almost to ourselves which was kind of a nice break from the inevitable crowds that had been following us at ...
After about 18 hours in frozen Datong we headed south to the ancient walled town of Pingyao. Pingyao is a pretty little town but as we went in the middle of winter it would clouded with smog as people burn coal a lot to heat their homes. Weirdly, being one of the smallest cities I have visited it was the most notably smoggy. The food ...
... a step (in our case, a small table) is needed to climb up onto it. The bed was quite comfortable (air conditioning being a luxury provided and greatfully accepted) and the pillows seemed to have a layer of wheat/barley on the bottom of them - strange, but comfortable. The bathroom (not there in the original times of course) was serviceable with the toilet being protected from the water from the shower by a curtain. The floor dried surprisingly ...
... as my chest tightened and I struggled to keep any pace. A short run was probably enough considering the bus to Mianshan left at 8am.
We took a public bus with Sergei's Chinese skills and arrived an hour later. The bus dropped us off near to Minashan in the middle of nowhere rather than the bus station so our only means of getting there was by a short taxi ride. A 175 yuan mountain entrance fee awaited us and we found out that we pay more as ...