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Province of Granada, Spain
1 review
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Yourantai is in an absolutely splendid setting; real balm for the soul. Our Dai house, which comfortably accommodated the three of us, was a wonderful place to relax after a hard day's sightseeing. Breakfast, lunch and dinner were all delicious, with home made juices and jams from fruit picked from the gardens. A good selection of reasonably priced wines was... More 

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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Yourantai is everything its website says it is - spacious wooden Dai style buildings in lush natural surroundings. Our 'housekeeper' Tina was friendly and helpful and the hospitable owner, Gerard, was ready with lots of local information invaluable for our onward travel. Just one caveat,however, the guesthouse is a long and complicated walk from the town centre, and taxi drivers... More 

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Hong Kong
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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

My travel partner picked this one and I now blame myself for not checking its background before reservation. My regret of coming to this place is the biggest in my entire life of travelling. Imagine you arrive a town the first time, not knowing the way, being unable to locate Ga Lan Bei Lu on the map ... what is... More 

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Beijing, China
1 review
Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

We keep being enthusiastic about our four days stay in Yourantai. A very special warm-hearted place. We enjoyed the lovely breakfast, the salty and sweet crepes, the homemade jam, the view on the Mekong. We had two very nice dinners there, one Dai BBQ evening and one family style italian dinner a la Daniele. The Garden is like a oasis,... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 18 April 2015

Yourantai is simply lovely - the setting is in a rehabilitated jungle, and the buildings are constructed beautifully in the Dai architectural tradition. The B&B is serene, with very kind, friendly and helpful staff who genuinely welcome you into their world. Both Daniele and Gerard are very knowledgeable about China as a whole and specifically about Yunnan, the local ethnic... More 

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Thank AKlsh12
1 review
Reviewed 19 January 2015

Yourantai surprised me, extraordinary tropical forest, stood at the lobby, enjoying fresh breeze, birds and insects chirping, amazed me! Friendly staff, and warmth hospitality makes me feel like home! Best place to get away from the city life, always be my first choice!

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Vientiane, Laos
1 review
Reviewed 23 November 2014

In case you are fond of man-made tropical paradise and you can afford a stay, Yourantai is your must. The couple of wooden buildings scattered in the human-sized rain-forest are both charming and stylish. The main building overlooking the Mekong is an elegant place, beautifully and sparsely furnished, to relax, enjoy the view, drink Yunnan tea, read (some of the... More 

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Reviewed 18 November 2014

Leaving the bustling small market town of Jinghong, center of Xishuangbanna in Southern Yunnan Province, China, behind its green entry gate, we entered Yourantai Guesthouse B&B and felt welcome in a small heaven. Several villas and smaller houses, all individually built and decorated in traditional craftsmanship, are scattered throughout a richly planted garden. The air changes from "urbanization" to "relaxation"... More 

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Shanghai, China
1 review
Reviewed 22 March 2014

The Hotel is in a really nice location much better than inside the city of Jinghong which is not very interesting. The food we had in the evening was good and the breakfast as well. Well there are a lot of 5 star ratings here I will focus on the problems we encountered. First thing was that in the evening... More 

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Gerard_LaoBo, Owner at Yourantai B&B, responded to this review

Dear Stephan, this was indeed a sad evening, and a unique incident, when that mouse managed to find a temporary entrance to your guestroom and made it to the drawer of a Ming dynasty altar table ! I was shocked and sorry, and hope that our sincere excuses and full refund were acceptable ! I see however that further explanations... More 

Windham, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 28 January 2014

Was a little nervous as we approached the B & B as the area didn't look anything like the pictures on the web site. After climbing a hill and coming to a small courtyard with a locked gate we really started to wonder what we were in for but once you passed through the gate you were in a tropical... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Overlooking the majestic and mystic Mekong river, this mini eco-resort covers about 17000 sqm of hilly land in Jinghong, Xishuangbanna, the tropical corner of Yunnan. The lodge is built in typical Dai style, decorated with Chinese antique furniture and surrounded by a luxuriant tropical garden and forest. Owned and managed by a Swiss couple, Yourantai offers a serene atmosphere that keeps the heart of all who visit here. Welcome to Yourantai ! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Yourantai B&B

Address: No.18 Galan North Road, Jinghong 666100, China
Region: China > Yunnan > Jinghong
Price Range: $313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“The rooms/houses were all lovely. Choosing would depend on how many you are.”
 of 5 bubbles anaelizabeth2016, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Go for the Palm Villa if you a are a couple in need of space, the Magnolia Villa if you are a family with kids”
 of 5 bubbles 648danielc, 17 Nov 2014 | Read review
“We were traveling with another couple so we chose the house with the shared veranda but really didn't matter as the private decks had a better view of the river and night time light show.”
 of 5 bubbles Phyllisjean, 27 Jan 2014 | Read review
“If travelling with 2 couples or a group of friends, the Magnolia villa is perfect - 2 separate rooms with individual ensuite bathrooms but within easy reach of each other. Palm villa had a lot more mosquitos and less light than Magnolia.”
 of 5 bubbles AliD04, 29 May 2013 | Read review
“The larger suites may cost a fraction more but are well worthwhile, except possibly for single travellers, when the river room may be the best choice.”
 of 5 bubbles Ulysses10, 23 Feb 2012 | Read review
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