Hukou Waterfall is divided into two scenic areas in Shanxi and Shaanxi provinces respectively. You can choose where to stay according to your itinerary. If you visit the Shanxi part, you are recommended to stay in Linfen city or Jixian County. If you go to visit the Shaanxi part, you can stay in prosperous Xi’an or the nearer Yan’an city and Yichang County.
Here are some selected hotels in Shanxi and Shaanxi and more detailed suggestions about where to stay for a Hukou Waterfall tour. You can choose the most suitable one regarding your own situation.
Where to Stay in Hukou Waterfall
Hukou Waterfall in Shanxi side is located in Hukou Town, Jixian County, Linfen City, Shanxi Province (山西省临汾市吉县壶口镇). It is most recommended to stay in Linfen city because it is only 2 hours’ drive from Hukou Waterfall and you can enjoy a pleasant accommodation experience with a reasonable price. If you want to stay closer to Hukou Waterfall Scenic Area, there are some choices in Jixian County, but the hotel environment and facilities may not be that satisfactory.
Address: No. 1 Yingbin Avenue, Yaodu District, Linfen, in Linfen downtown.
Jindu Garden Grand Hotel in Linfen has over 300 well-designed modern guest rooms. The interior is spacious, bright, elegant and luxurious, with advanced facilities and complete services. The restaurant mainly provides Cantonese, Shandong, Sichuan, Hunan cuisine and local specialty dishes. The recreation center is equipped with indoor swimming pool, sauna, KTV, fitness room, beauty salon, etc. There is an open-air garden and beer house in the courtyard where you can relax yourself.
Address: No.40 Hongwei Road,Gulou East Street, Linfen, Shanxi, in downtown area.
There are more than 100 guest rooms with unique decoration style in SMIR International Hotel, all of which are equipped with complete supporting facilitie, including mini bar, refrigerator, private safe, domestic and international call, central air-conditioning, cable TV, wifi, 24-hour hot water, etc. Other services such as luggage storage, KTV, restaurant, and laundry service are provided.
Other recommended hotels in Linfen downtown:
The Swan Grand Hotel 天鹅大酒店 ★★★★ | Kedao Hotel 可道酒店 ★★★★ | Atour Hotel 亚朵酒店 ★★★★
Address: No. 1, scenic spot street, Hukou Town, Jixian County, Linfen, Shanxi, only 130m away from the Yellow River Hukou Waterfall Geopark.
Hukou Waterfall Hotel is the closest hotel to Hukou Waterfall in the Shanxi side. There are about 90 rooms in different types such as single room, standard room, luxury suite, and cave house. It may not live up to the standard of 3-star hotels in downtown area, but your basic accommodation needs will be met with clean rooms and comfortable environment.
Address: East of Huanghe Bridge on Highway G309, 300m from Hukou Waterfall Scenic Area
Hukou Tianhe Hotel is a comfortable stay for a Hukou Waterfall trip. The hotel has 132 sets of various types of rooms and a large banquet hall. The rooms are clean and tidy with necessary equipments such as TV and hot water. There is an indoor music leisure bar in the lobby, viewing platform and tea house on the fourth floor. Taking "Guest First, Service First" as its management tenet, Hukou Tianhe Hotels tries its best to make the guests feel at home.
Hukou Waterfall in Shaanxi side is located in Yichuan County, Yanan City, Shaanxi Province (陕西省延安市宜川县). People usually visit it from Xian (about 350 km away, 4h by car) within a day because the accommodation environment in Xian is way much better. If you think it is too tight a schedule, you can accommodate in Yanan City (about 4 hours’ drive from Xian, 2.5 hours’ drive to the waterfall), or Yichuan County where you can find some hotels near or even in Hukou Waterfall Scenic Area. But the hotels in this area are usually homestays with basic accommodation facilities or star hotels with a higher price than those in Yan’an.
Address: No.12 Xi Duan,Huancheng South Road, Xi'an, in downtown near Muslim Quarter and Ancient City Wall
Showcasing an imposing facade that evoke the grandeur of an ancient palace, Grand Park Xian offers 298 luxurious rooms & suites and is within walking distance of main tourist attractions, restaurants and parks. Wifi, bar, fitness center, laundry service, breakfast buffet, etc. are all available. It is an excellent choice for the good service and superb city view.
Other recommended hotels in Xi’an downtown:
Sofitel on Renmin Square Xi'an 西安索菲特人民大厦 ★★★★★ | ET House西安東舍酒店 ★★★★★ | Mehood Lestie Hotel (Xi'an Drum Tower) 美豪丽致酒店(西安鼓楼店) ★★★★ | Chalet Hotel 西安杉丽酒店 ★★★★
Address: No.24 Dongguan Street, Baota District, Yan'an, in Yan’an downtown
Jinze International Hotel is one of the best hotels in Yan’an and it is in the city center, very close to shopping malls and restaurants. It is equipped with full 5 star amenities such as huge posh lobby, clean and spacious rooms, friendly and polite staff, relaxing bar, swimming pool, fitness center, children facilities, and dry cleaning service.
Other recommended hotels in Yan’an downtown:
Zaoyuan Hotel 枣园宾馆 ★★★★★ | Yanan Hotel 延安宾馆 ★★★★★ | New World Hotel 新世界大酒店 ★★★★ | Mehood Hotel (Yan'an Baota Mountain) 美豪酒店(延安宝塔山店) ★★★★
Address: Hukou Township, Yichuan County, Yan’an City, Shaanxi, only 4 km away from Hukou Waterfall
Dayu villa in Yichuan is opened in 2019. There are more than 60 rooms in different types, including cave house, big-bed room, standard room, etc. the hotel has tidy rooms, quiet yard, spacious parking square and restaurant that serves a series of famous Shanxi and Shaanxi dishes, such as sliced noodles and Flatbread in Mutton Soup. Basic services such as wifi, 24-hour reception, and luggage storage are available.
Address: Hukou Waterfall Scenic Area, Yichuan County, Yanan City, Shaanxi, next to Hukou Waterfall
Yunshang Guanpufang Hotel is opened in 2018 with good decorations. It is just next to the ticket office of Hukou Waterfall and it is in the scenic area, so it enjoys great location advantages. You can see the running waterfall and hear it roar in panoramic rooms. Some people like it and some think it is a little bit noisy at night. Free Wifi, parking lot, luggage storage, Chinese restaurant, etc. are provided. This novel experience makes it quite popular with those travelling with families.
Generally speaking, it needs about 1 day to travel Hukou Waterfall, including transfer time and sightseeing time.
If you visit Hukou Waterfall Scenic Area Shanxi (山西), it is strongly recommended to travel it with Shanxi's other top destinations together, including Datong, Pingyao and Mount Wutai. A classic Shanxi tour takes about 7 days, with 1~2 days to visit the cultural wonders in Datong, 1 ~ 2 days to appreciate the old city and nearby attractions of Pingyao and 1~2 days to pay pilgrimage to Mount Wutai.
If you visit Hukou Waterfall Scenic Area Shaanxi (陕西), it is a pity if you skip Xian – one of the top tourist destinations of China. 2 ~ 3 days are needed to explore the highlights of Xian, including Terracotta Warriors, Xian Ancient City Wall, Shaanxi History Museum, Muslim Quarter and Giant Wild Goose Pagoda.
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