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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed as a family group with our 1 yr old. The hotel is in an amazing location with stunning mountain views. Very impressive to wake up to! It's right on the river, very close to the start of the bamboo raft ride. It's very easy to bike around from here or the staff can book you a car to...

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UndertheMoon, Manager at Yangshuo Mountain Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for recommending us to families with children and for choosing to come and stay with us again when you return to Yangshuo! We have noted your suggestion about plates and bowls with cutlery for small children, and will make purchases to have those things available for families immediately. It's a very good suggestion. You are correct...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 12 December 2016

The only way to describe our stay for 5 nights great fantastic.You loose if you go to China and not staying Yangshuo Mountain Retreat.Food very good ,service exellent & staff above average.The scenery we just love every day, clean air.The only mistake we made five days was to short.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed as a family in 2 rooms at the hotel in August 2016 The Mountain Retreat is situated a bit out of the town but in a lovely setting alongside the river. It was a bit more "rustic" than the other hotels in China that we stayed in, but was more in keeping with its surroundings. The staff spoke...

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UndertheMoon, Manager at Yangshuo Mountain Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Madam, we're so happy to hear back from you. It's always a pleasure for us to hear guests like yourself appreciate things like our locally made bamboo furniture and the 'rustic' rooms, which are our way to promote sustainability. As you said, it's a local experience, not like a 5-star chain hotel, but we're glad you enjoyed our food...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently stayed at the Yangshuo Mountain Retreat for 3 days in February, in a room on the 4th floor. I cannot say enough about this accommodation. Immediately after walking up the steps, you could hear the fountains and walked into the calming courtyard that is the Retreat. Let's get something out of the way right away -yes, the Yangshuo...

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UndertheMoon, Manager at Yangshuo Mountain Retreat, responded to this review

Hello, Madam, Thank you for all your kind feedback and we're glad we were able to make everything perfect for you. For over 16 years, we've been the place where people come to get away from city noise and the busy life of West Street in Yangshuo, so when we see travelers like yourself enjoy the peace and quiet of...

Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for a week over spring festival for a relaxing holiday. Staff were friendly, kind and able to answer all of my questions and give suggestions and do bookings for my day trips. Food is excellent. Try the mulled wine, apple crumble and ginger tea!!

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Dear Alana, It was our pleasure to have you with us during the busy Spring Festival. It's usually very cold at this time of year, which is why we light the hearth and serve complimentary mulled wine for all our guests. So glad you enjoyed them! If you have a chance to come back during warmer weather, we are starting...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 January 2017

...loved it...so peaceful and in beautiful surroundings overlooking the river with limestone karst mountains on every side. The staff are wonderful - attentive,polite smiling...the food is excellent...could have stayedd for a fortnight!

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Dear Mr. Paul, Please do come back for a fortnight and we will have a complimentary dinner and bottle of wine of your choice waiting :) It is always our pleasure to have you as our guest, no matter how long your stay. Have a wonderful sunny Spring, Little Fish and the Mountain Retreat Family

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We visited for a weekend from Hong Kong and loved it. The room was clean and spacious with a stunning view. The staff helped us plan our site seeing and arranged a taxi driver to take us places for two days. On our other day, we rented bikes from the resort and viewed the area. We ate all of our...

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Dearest Sir, thank you for the wonderful review! You'll be pleased to know that since you ate all your meals with us, we have introduced a new Spring menu with things like local stuffed mushrooms, pumpkin flower soup, garlic river shrimp and fragrant pork with leeks and pancake. We also have two new wines by the glass - a Baron...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Yangshuo Mountain Retreat is a beautiful getaway with stunning views and great food. It is rather hard to get to but well worth the drive. Our only regret is that we didn't have an extra day or two to enjoy the many facilities of the retreat.

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Dear Ms. Bethany, We so appreciate your kind review! Next time you visit, please plan for an extra day with us :) We have upgraded all of our bathrooms and redecorated our dining and bar, as well as created a new Spring menu with two wonderful wines by the glass. We also offer a Riverside BBQ every day, weather permitting....

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 10 January 2017

I stayed here as a solo traveler and loved it so much. My stay was during the winter and the big open fire was always going and they had mulled wine and books to read. The staff were so helpful and happy to help and answer questions. The location was ideal since it was by the river Li, close to...

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Dear Ms. Nell, We so appreciate your kind words and are very happy we were able to make you feel warm during your stay with us at the very coldest time of the year. We are on the banks of the Yulong River, a branch of the Li River, and the Yulong only has bamboo rafts, but no motor boat...

Shanghai, China
Reviewed 9 January 2017

My wife and I spent a lovely time at the Mountain Retreat. We just wanted a get-away in quiet, scenic spot and were not disappointed in the least. A nice walking trail was by the river. We were able to eat lunch outside one day (in December). The food was a nice blend of Western and Asian. Christmas dinner was...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Yangshuo Mountain Retreat overlooks the pristine Yulong River and surrounding karst limestone towers in the heart of the Yangshuo countryside. We are one hour from Guilin, just down the road from Impression Liu San Jie and a quick ride to West Street. We are American owned and locally run, established in 2000. Our accommodation, food and staff, not to mention our beautiful surroundings are highly rated by Frommers and other trusted guides. ... more   less 

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Address: Yulong River Road | Gaotian Town, Yangshuo County 541907, China
Region: China > Guangxi > Yangshuo County
Price Range: $56 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Yangshuo Mountain Retreat 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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#2 Family Hotel in Yangshuo County
#2 Romantic Hotel in Yangshuo County
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“request a room overlooking the back-part side of the hotel - that overlooks the mountain.”
 of 5 bubbles ral6917, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get one with a balcony over the river so you can sit out and admire the scenery. ”
 of 5 bubbles Nell0o1, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Our room did not face the river, which was fine. We were more interested in such a quiet time. ”
 of 5 bubbles stevenr0bertd, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The timble flooring in the room is slightly old, make a lot of noise, management should consider upgraded soon.”
 of 5 bubbles 502irisy, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I love 2nd floor room. The view is perfect.”
 of 5 bubbles kullawutc, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
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