Mama Naxi's Guesthouse
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- 87%Local Culture
- 75%Outdoor Enthusiasts
- 74%Adventure Travelers
- 74%Budget Travelers
- 62%Family Travelers
Member Reviews (4)
- Mama Naxi's GuesthouseMember ofAdventure TravelersLocal CultureOutdoor Enthusiasts+ 4Oct 16, 2013
If you are heading to Tiger Leaping Gorge, stay at Mama Naxi's. She's tough, interesting and very caring. She (mama Naxi) can help you organize tours. The communal style dinner at Mama's is good too.
- Mama Naxi's GuesthouseMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 5Oct 27, 2013
Real hospitality from "Mama" Naxi. Friendly Mama will make you feel at home and well fed while in Lijiang. Has two locations. Don't miss the family-style dinner each evening.
- Mama Naxi's GuesthouseMember ofOutdoor EnthusiastsAug 25, 2013
Possibly the greatest backpacker guesthouse in China, Mama's is run by, well, MAMA - a woman of the matriarchical Naxi ethnic minority who can be described as nothing less than a supreme character. Answering questions with a string of mumbling that typically includes 'Mama' as every fourth word, the proprietress is fond of saying, 'Mama take care of it!' to every question and concern, and you will be damned if she doesn't really mean it. Warm, kind, and supremely friendly, Mama and the staff of her guesthouses (there are a couple now) create a genuine homelike atmosphere in Lijiang for the world's budget wanderers. Granted, the rooms are quite spare, and the place isn't for everyone, but sitting down for the nightly feast of obscenely abundant Chinese home-cooking with the hotel's other guests, it's difficult to feel that you haven't stumbled into something special.
- Mama Naxi's GuesthouseJul 04, 2012
You don't have to stay at Mama Naxi's Guesthouse to experience her warm motherly welcome and great banana and chocolate crepes. This guesthouse is for the low budget traveler, which may not be for everyone. However, Mama Naxi offers some great and affordable tours and delicious food.