Backpackers and independent travelers always look for quality accommodation
on a budget. Good location, affordable price and a comfortable room are what
they need. In the Bulletin Board System (BBS)of sina.com, a large
Chinese-language information web portal in China, there is a listing of China's
10 most popular hotels among backpackers. Most of them are located in famous
ancient towns or small villages, which are hot tourist spots but difficult for
visitors find good places to stay. The list may help those who want to travel to
Fenghuang Tuo River Hostel
Just as its name
implies, this gorgeous place is located next to the beautiful Tuo River, in
southern China's Hunan Province. The view from the hostel's terrace reveals a
panoramic vista of the ancient Fenghuang Town.
As one of the earliest
family-style hostels, the homey decoration and warm welcome of the hosts make
the guests feel at home. All the windows and walls are made from wood, which add
much more simple and natural atmosphere. The clean and bright lobby offers a
great place to enjoy your meal. And when sampling the local fare, guests also
can feast their eyes on the rustic fishing boats and their ears on the melodious
Address: No. 13, Huilong Ge, Tuojiang Town, Fenghuang County,
Tips: 1) If you want to have dinner,
tell the hosts before going out so that when you arrive, the meal will be ready.
2) There is a sightseeing platform inside the hostel, which is the best
place to capture the picturesque views of the Tuo River and Hong Bridge.
Like Fenghuang Tuo River
Hostel, Cuicui is also situated beside the Tuo River, but the decor is totally
This place put more emphasis on the local culture which can
be seen from the dried golden corn and red peppers hanging on the wall. And the
windows are all made of wood which gives the place a rustic charm.
hostel consists of three floors. On the top floor is an outdoor grandstand where
guests can fully enjoy the outside scenery and the local songs sung by the
Address: No. 014, Laoyinshao, Tuojiang Town, Fenghuang
County, Zhangjiajie Huanan Province