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Reviewed 9 January 2017

Now I will have to say that I was a little skeptical of this hotel (we spent a record-breaking 9 nights up at Huangshan) as there were many complains of dirty rooms and horrible breakfasts. None of that happened to us. It's a hike from the Cloud Valley (YungGu) cable car so those who are complaining about the distance is...

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Rancho Cucamonga
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I guess we had to stay here because we wanted to stay up high and this one was the cheaper option, but still WAY over priced. But people keep paying it right? So....yea. The walls are super thin, I could have a conversation with the couple next door having sex. The beds are typical in some Chinese hotels, hard...SO whatevs....

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We stayed New Years Eve. 12/31/16 It was cold as expected and there were still a good many people in the Mountain area. On the plus side, the rooms were decent in that the bed sheets and towels were clean. Adequate hot water was provided and you wake up already in the mountains. On the negative side, they do NOT...

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Yangshuo County, China
Reviewed 21 December 2016

For our visit tot Huangshan Mountain we did choose for Shilin Hotel again, no regrets. Hotels up in the mountains are expensive but we knew that. Shilin is good located, short distance from the cable car. We love the photo-ambiance of the hotel. Food is good, and they were helpful to arrange our own photo discussion with the group. I...

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Reviewed 19 December 2016

We booked one night at the Shilin as we wanted to see the sunrise the following morning. It was a very good little hotel. The rooms are small and the beds small too if you are 6'3 as I am. That said you are at the top of a mountain where everything is delivered by manual labor, so I say...

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Reviewed 14 November 2016

Don't like to complain but this was at least as bad as some of the reviews had warned. Damp room, paper thin walls mean you hear everything in adjoining rooms, evening buffet was very disappointing with all 'hot' dishes barely warm.

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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

after reading all the reviews i expected the worse, and found out that it wasn't so bad. the room was small and basic, including squashed mosquitoa on the walls. the staff at the front dask wasnt that nice and welcoming. everything in the hotel is overpriced so bring what you can with you. the only advantage is the great location...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 22 September 2016

I liked the photo prints that line the hotel lobby. It's a nice way to chill and bring in other possible sights of the mountain during other seasons, etc. Has wifi, warm showers, rooms are not too big but adequate for 2 pax. Cleanliness OK. Well-lit rooms that we stayed. There is a torch, warm jackets provided for guests who...

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Paris
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Nothing to complain about this hotel (except that there is no air conditioning, but hardly a problem except on a very hot summer day). Good english speaking staff. Good a la carte dishes. Buffet quite OK too (especially compared with the terrible Baiyun). Great location, close to the northern beautiful loops. Would go again.

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 27 August 2016

I'm just going to repeat everything everybody has already said. Location good, everything else bad. The dinner buffet looked adequate but we found that Beihai hotel's buffet looked better so we ate there and it was ok. Breakfast was Chinese and it was..... ok maybe. Definitely not a 4 star hotel.

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  • Smoking rooms available
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Additional Information about Shilin Hotel

Address: Beihai Scenic Area, Huangshan 245800, China
Region: China > Anhui > Huangshan
Price Range: £92 - £336 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shilin Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 164
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Shilin Hotel Huangshan
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#24 Luxury Hotel in Huangshan
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“There are rooms on lobby level so if you have difficulties walking, request for those. We stayed on lobby level and were very satisfied.”
 of 5 bubbles tpisg, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“room with window and mountain view”
 of 5 bubbles Fran-Svk, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Don't expect a western style hotel room but do expect western style toilet!”
 of 5 bubbles MrCliff, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“If hiking early or late in the season, make sure you have plenty of warm clothes - the heating in guest rooms is only just adequate.”
 of 5 bubbles Ricky_Brent, 31 Jan 2013 | Read review
“Beware of the double bed room! It's just slightly bigger than the bed it holds within. Get the twin bed room if you'd needed a little bit more space to move around.”
 of 5 bubbles BigMad, 25 Oct 2012 | Read review
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