Most hotels are located along Yingze Dajie in the city center. The eastern end is more lively and noisy than then the western end of the street.
The best cheap place to stay is Tielu Binguan (dorms 20-50 RMB). For inexpensive single and double rooms including breakfast, Changtai Fandian, is a good choice (200-300 RMB). The once luxurious Yingze Binguan is well located and reasonably priced (280-580 RMB).
Other worthwhile places to check out are the Shanxi Grand Hotel Taiyuan, the Yunshan hotel, the Huayuan hotel, the Guofang hotel and the Bingzhou hotel.
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