To experience premium homestay hotels in Zhangjiajie
By Li Liandi | Updated : Dec 29, 2020
An activity of sharing experiences in homestay hotels in Zhangjiajie kicked off at Dayong Ancient Town on December 25. It will last from December 25, 2020 to February 6, 2021.
This event is a continuation of the “Most Beautiful Homestay” competition. A number of journalists, Internet celebrities, famous literary and art workers will be invited to make up an experience group, who will visit the first batch of 33 homestay hotels, publicize them by means of pictures, news reports and poems, make maps of star homestays, and show the unique charm of homestays, so as to promote their sustainable and healthy development.
In recent years, the homestays in Zhangjiajie has developed rapidly, and become a bright business card of cultural tourism industry in Zhangjiajie and a benchmark of national industry, attracting the attention of many central and local media. The local government also actively encouraged the transformation and development of rural areas. A number of homestays stand out and play an important role in poverty alleviation and rural revitalization. By 2020, Zhangjiajie has more than 1,519 homestays, with more than 30,000 beds, which can receive more than 30,000 guests and 12 million people per year.
Based on the advantages of Zhangjiajie’s cultural tourism brands, this event aims to further expand the influence and popularity of Zhangjiajie homestays through integrating excellent resources.
No.5 Valley Resort is located in Yejipu (beside Yangjiajie Ticket Station), Zhonghu Township of Wulingyuan District, 2 kilometers away from Wulingyuan core scenic area. With a forest coverage rate of 95%, the valley is verdant all the year round. The valley now has five independent buildings, covering an area of 10,000 square meters. There are bars, swimming pools, lotus ponds, and a beautiful canyon where there is a large field of rice.
Since its establishment, it has received tourists from nearly 100 countries and regions, and has become a model of Zhangjiajie characteristic homestays. The valley won the titles of ten best tourism companies in Zhangjiajie and Best Homestay Award in Hunan in 2017, and Xiaoxiang Morning Paper Ten Best Hostels and Ten Must-Go Hostels in 2018.
Homeward Mountain Hotel
Homeward Mountain Hotel is an important part of Qingfengxia homestay village, which is famous for its colorful stone castles. The hotel is built with natural materials and brings the natural scenery into the rooms. There are 18 sets of luxury rooms, book bars, tea houses, kitchen and other living supporting facilities.
The castle is surrounded with the rice fields and peak forests. there are many leisure and amusement items like wedding plaza, fishing, and farming experience and outdoor activities.
Address: at the western gate of Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Zhonghu Township, Zhangjiajie City
Jianwai Meiying Hotel
Jianwai Meiying Hotel is an important part of Qingfengxia homestay village, which is reconstructed from 4 old buildings. 22 houses have 22 kinds of scenery. The hostel provides afternoon tea, wine, barbecue, study lounge, conference room. There are spacious parking lot, edgeless swimming pool, natural lawn wedding plaza, pond, children’s playground, yoga and tai chi field and 5.8-kilometer long outdoor tourism route in the canyon. It is a good place for domestic and foreign tourists to check out.
Address: at the western gate of Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Zhonghu Township, Zhangjiajie City.
Mirror Cube is a homestay located at Zhangjiajie Community, Luoguta Street, Wulingyuan District, which is only 1 km away from Zhangjiajie National Forest Park.
It was praised as the most distinctive homestay in Zhangjiajie. It’s famous for its good location, because tourists can have a clear view of Huangshi Village, Zhangjiajie landform, when lying on the bed. Since it opened on May 20, 2017, it has received thousands of tourists from European and American countries, as well as tourists from Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou.
Long’s House, located at Residential Committee of Huanglong Road, Suxiyu Street, Wulingyuan District, was jointly built by Huanglong ancient village and a team led by Li Hongjin, a Chinese folk architecture master. The house is at the entrance of Huanglong Cave Scenic Area in Zhangjiajie and can be called a real paradise.
Long’s House is composed of 3 buildings with 16 rooms, and equipped with a dining room, a tea bar and two courtyards. It’s surrounded by hills and rivers with crisscross footpaths. It’s a idyllic leisure place for those guests far away from home.
Shuimu Xiaoxiang Resort
Shuimu Xiaoxiang Resort is located in Kangjinyan Village, Wulingyuan District, embraced by beautiful and idyllic scenery.
In the morning after a rain, tourists will find themselves absorbed in the surroundings and forget the time. For its special natural environment, guests can feel the tranquility they’ve never felt somewhere else. You can live at great ease, listening to birds singing, cicadas chirping and raindrops ticking.
Tourists will see a spacious, decent, well-designed room when going inside. The floor-to ceiling windows will allow you to admire the entire view outside from the room. One can leave all the troubles behind and just enjoy the landscape.
It provides house-keeping style services with well-equipped facilities. No matter going out or staying in the room, you can always find what you need.
Shuiyong Jinjiang Homestay
It’s located in Xiehe Township, the southeast gate of Wulingyuan core scenic area, and about 5 minutes’ drive from Zimugang Ticket Station. The homestay has an area of 200 mu (13.33hectares) where grain, vegetables and fruits are grown by the owner. Tourists can see chickens and ducks all over the fields and the fish in the poor and pigs on the hillside, which are all fed by grain or wild plants.
With Baofeng Mountain in the front and clear water on it side, it has beautiful environmentand pleasant climate. In the hot summer, it is 6 degrees lower in the daytime than in the urban areas and over ten degrees lower in the evening.
Faraway Catalpa Eco Resort
Faraway Catalpa Eco Resort is located in former Zimugang Forest Farm, Longweiba Village, Xiehe Township, Wulingyuan District. Taking advantage of Zhangjiaji’s world-class tourism resources, it makes most of the essence of local culture and creates an ecological resort hotel which integrates elegant guest rooms, special cuisine, ecological agriculture, and cultural experience. Its designing concept is “living as a local does”.