Best Hotels & Hostels in Wulingyuan (Zhangjiajie)

Zhangjiajie being a top popular tourist destination in China offers diverse accommodation options from 5-star luxury hotels to 3-star budget ones for your relaxation during the trip. However, there are 30 kilometers, about 50-minute car-driving, between Zhangjiajie City Center and Wulingyuan Scenic Area. To stay in Zhangjiajie City or Wulingyuan Town? This is a question for most visitors when touring Zhangjiajie! That depends on your itinerary length and places to visit.

1) Stay in Zhangjiajie City: It has the cable station for Tianmen Mountain cable car for your convenient visit of the mountain. People who reach Zhangjiajie late in the afternoon can stay in the city first to have a good rest. Besides, Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport is very close to Zhangjiajie Railway Station, and they are within 10 minutes’ driving distance to the city center, which is a little far from main attractions in the city.

2) Stay in Wulingyuan Town: Located at the foot of Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, it is best to discover the forest park. Also, it is in the heart of scenic area, so visitors can feel it very easy to access most famous attractions including Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon, Baofeng Lake, Yellow Dragon Cave, etc., within short time by car.

3) Stay in Fenghuang Ancient Town: if you would like to extend to visit the nationally well-known old city, you are suggested to stay there for at least one night to admire its charming night view and slow paced life!

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All the above 3 places offer lots of great selections for your comfortable stay! And here are our top recommended hotels in Zhangjiajie City, Wulingyuan Town and Fenghuang to help with your Zhangjiajie trip planning, please check them at below!

Best tour packages to enjoy Zhangjiajie highlights:

>> 3 Days Zhangjiajie Natural Beauty Tour

>> 4 Days Zhangjiajie Exciting Adventure with Glass Bridge

>> 5 Days Classic Zhangjiajie & Fenghuang Tour

Map of Where to Stay in Zhangjiajie

Zhangjiajie Santo Domingo International Hotel

Breakfast: Western & Chinese

Add: Add: No.8 Guihua Road, Wulingyuan District, Zhangjiajie, China

Surrounding: Wulingyuan Scenic Area, Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

Distance to Zhangjiajie Downtown: 50 minutes by car

Zhangjiajie Santo Dominggo International Hotel (张家界圣多明歌国际大酒店) is one of the best luxury accommodation in Wulingyuan Scenic Area. You can walk for only about 10 minutes to get to the main ticket station at Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, and also, Baofeng Lake and Yellow Dragon Cave are within 10 minutes’ driving distance away. Therefore, it is one of your best choice to save time during a trip to Zhangjiajie.

This highly ranked luxury hotel offers 285 cozy guest rooms and suites with fine decorations with local the exotic elements and international standard facilities and bed settings. Great Chinese and Western food, Wi-Fi, non-smoking policy, children’s facilities will make your trip to Wulingyuan without any worry.

Zhangjiajie Pullman Hotel

Breakfast: Western & Chinese

Add: Huajuan Road, Wulingyuan District, Zhangjiajie, China

Surrounding: Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Baofeng Lake, Huanglong Cave

Distance to Zhangjiajie Downtown: 45 minutes by car

Located in the center of Wulingyuan Scenic Area, Pullman Hotel (张家界京武铂尔曼酒店) is just a few minutes to the UNESCO World Heritage Site, easy reaching to Tianzi Mountain, Yellow Dragon Cave, Baofeng Lake, Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon, etc. It is within 50-minutes’ driving distance to Zhangjiajie City, airport and railway station.

It offers 456 spacious and luxurious rooms with completed amenities and high-class displays from the bed to the private bathroom. Plenty of dining options are available there. The Premiere Western Restaurant offers a variety of dishes from both East and West including French, Italian, Japanese and Korean cuisines, as well as the Tujia Minority flavor. Operated under Accor from France, Pullman Hotel provides elegant environment and high quality service for all visitors from anywhere in the world to have a nice stay.

Crowne Plaza Zhangjiajie Wulingyuang

Breakfast: Western & Chinese

Add: No.168 Gaoyun Road, Wulingyuan District, Zhangjiajie

Distance to Zhangjiajie Downtown: 45 minutes by car

Crowne Plaza at Wulingyuan (张家界纳百利皇冠假日酒店) is only about 5 minutes’ driving distance to the symbolic ticket station of the national forest park. This international hotel offers 347 rooms and suites for different needs of visitors from the globe. Strictly managed under IHG, the top popular international hotel brand, Crowne Plaza performs excellently to offer great service, food, facilities and more care for their dear guests home and abroad. To have a high-class staying experience during your Zhangjiajie trip, Crowne Plaza is your nice option.

No.5 Villa Inn

Breakfast: Chinese

Add: Jipu Village, Zhonghu, Wulingyuan District, Zhangjaijie

Surrounding: Yangjiajie, Yangjiajie Ticket Station, Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, etc.

Distance to Zhangjiajie Downtown: 1 hour & 10 minutes by car

Simple name, but much to expect. No.5 Villa Inn (张家界五号山谷乡村度假民居) is a luxury resort hotel located near Yangjiajie. Although not so convenient as other hotels at Wulingyuan Town, it offers quite outstanding guest houses and idyllic picturesque surrounding environment to be ranked top on TripAdvisor. Opened since 2013, it offers 40 guest rooms within its 5 separate residential buildings in the 10,000 s. q. m. wide coverage. Here, you can totally get relaxed with the open air swimming pool, lotus pond, and beautiful valley to go with some wine in the bar. It gives the best quiet moment for you to get close to nature and calm your mind down. To benefit your stay, delicious Chinese cuisines and desserts, BBQ, non-smoking floors, KTV, airport pick up and drop off services, etc. are provided. If you are seeking for a real relaxation, No.5 Villa Inn will be your favored one.

Lee’s Boutique Resort

Breakfast: Asian

Add: No. 044, Group 3, Wujiayu, Wulingyuan District, Zhangjiajie

Distance to Zhangjiajie Downtown: 50 minutes by car

Lee’s Boutique Resort (Mr. Lee’s Wonder Villa) (张家界木子堂客栈) is very close both to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park and Baofeng Lake. Specially designed and decorated in traditional Chinese style, the 11 rooms and the tilted house give strong tranquil and peaceful flavor to its guests for their relaxing lay back to nature. Every room is very large, of 50-100 s. q. m., and equipped with full appliances and facilities, including mini refrigerator, Wi-Fi, etc. Furthermore, there are sauna rooms, tea house, etc. for your relaxing of mind and body. Moreover, delicate Chinese dishes are prepared for you to taste more local flavors. Praised highly on TripAdvisor, this boutique hotel is also your great choice to stay in Wulingyuan.

Zhangjiajie Zhuanjiacun Hotel

Breakfast: Western & Chinese

Add: Northwestern Corner at the Junction of Wuling Road and Guihua Road, Wulingyuan District, Zhangjiajie

Surrounding: Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Baofeng Lake, Huanglong Cave

Distance to Zhangjiajie Downtown: 45 minutes by car

With total area of 48,000 sq, Zhangjiajie Zhuanjiacun Hotel (张家界专家村宾馆) is a 4-star hotel in the heart of Wulingyuan Suoxiyu Nature Reserve. It is well designed both according to the modern civilization, but also Tujia Minority culture.

It has 288 guestrooms with different types of rooms and suites. Looking outside from your room, you could appreciate the spectacular mountain scenery of the forest park. Dining options are plenty with 8 restaurants - Western and Chinese which can hold 800-1000 people dining at the same time. This Hotel has a shopping mall, goods storage, Ticket purchasing, clothes, laundry service, cosmetology, sauna massage and other services.

Zhangjiajie Tianheng Hotel

Breakfast: Western & Chinese

Add: Jundi Road, Wulingyuan District, Zhangjiajie, China

Surrounding: Suoxiyu Nature Reserve, Baofeng Lake, Huanglong Cave

Distance to Zhangjiajie Downtown: 50 minutes by car

Zhangjiajie Tianheng Hotel (张家界天恒大酒店) is a 3-star budget hotel. Located in the picturesque center of Zhangjiajie Scenic Area, it has the advantages of convenient transportation and beautiful environment. Besides, the modern design, gorgeous architecture, etc. make this hotel a good stay. Decorated in new Chinese style, this boutique hotel is elegant and comfortable. It specially offers family rooms if you are traveling with your kids. Besides, all rooms provide 24-hour hot water, private bathroom, air conditioner, and so on. Staying in Tianheng Hotel, you could taste the very local Hunan Cuisine, especially the Tujia Flavor.

How to Plan a Zhangjiajie Tour

Zhangjiajie is an incredible place with absolutely beautiful landscape under heaven. Travelers usually spend 3 to 5 days in and around Zhangjiajie. There is no doubt that Wulingyuan National Forest Park is the highlight of all the stunning attractions which needs to spend 2 days inside. If you have one more day, you should add Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon with Glass Bridge Experience or Tianmen Mountain into the trip. Some travelers choose to visit Yellow Dragon Cave or Baofeng Lake for one day. If you prefer Zhangjiajie day tours, you can always find a tour.

If you want to enjoy the antique beauty of ancient town, Fenghuang Ancient Town is the best choice for one to two days' escape. And, you can also consider of Fanjingshan Mountain to see the mushroom stone and odd mountains.

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