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Yangshuo Mountain Retreat

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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. A 9-time TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice Award winner, 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 the world's top travel guides.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Shuttle Bus Service
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Family Rooms
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Offers & Announcements:Free shuttle to Yangshuo
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My wife and I enjoyed a relaxing 3 day weekend at Yangshuo Mountain Retreat. Despite the fact that it rained the entire time (which is why February is the lowest season), Chris Barclay (owner) Little Fish (resident manager) and their entire staff did a great job connecting us
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This retreat is an absolute oasis in the best location by the river. This eco-tourist destination was wonderful. The rooms were spacious, the bathrooms are very clean and there was always hot water. I appreciated the bikes they provided, and we had a wonderful time biking
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Response from UndertheMoon, Manager at Yangshuo Mountain Retreat
Responded 2 May 2018
Dear Pamela, Thank you from all of us at Mountain Retreat for your very kind review. For the past 17 years we have continually upgraded and improved our facilities, so we love to get your feedback that our efforts have made you so happy with your stay. As we are in the heart of the Yulong River Scenic Area, the new traffic restrictions mean that our guests can enjoy riding bikes on quiet back roads and even ride to Yangshuo town, which is 7km from us. Thank you for letting other guests know about the enjoyment of biking through the area and of our riverside restaurant. Yours truly, Little Fish
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Fantastic stay for our family. Loved the river view from our bedroom. The convenience of the restaurant on the premises with great food also. The bike rides along the river was wonderful. A relaxing stay . A real Gem. We definitely will be back.
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Response from UndertheMoon, Manager at Yangshuo Mountain Retreat
Responded 1 week ago
Dear York Family, It was our pleasure to have you with us and glad to know you enjoyed everything so much. On your next visit, in addition to complimentary upgrades as our returning guests, you'll find a newly renovated family suite as well as a completely new western menu with dishes prepared by our guest chef from Europe. We are also make more of our garden area available for kids to run around and enjoy the natural setting. Enjoy the warming weather in Hong Kong and we hope to see you again very soon. Yours truly, Little Fish, Kate, Annie, Anna, Michelle and the Mountain Retreat Family
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I stayed here for a few days in the summer after a hectic few days in Hong Kong. The hotel was just lovely - so quiet and peaceful - located on the edge of the river where you could sit on the terrace and watch the bamboo rafts floating by. The hotel staff spoke excellent
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Response from UndertheMoon, Manager at Yangshuo Mountain Retreat
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Muriel, For the past 19 years, it's been our mission to inspire guests like yourself through the beauty of our surroundings and the quality of our people. We are always looking for new ways to do this for our many returning guests, so it's always our pleasure to know that guests like yourself appreciate the work of our local people. Thank you for being part of our family and we hope you'll someday be able to join us again. Best wishes for 2019, Little Fish
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We spent a weekend here and loved it (my girlfriend had previously stayed with her parents and refused to go elsewhere as it was so good before). Whilst it's off-season due to the weather, there's still plenty to do around the hotel (i.e. walking, boat trip, cycling) The hotel
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Response from UndertheMoon, Manager at Yangshuo Mountain Retreat
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear James, We;re so happy that you followed your girlfriend's advice to join her and parents on their second stay with us! We so appreciate your detailed review which is really helpful for other readers. We especially thank you for pointing out that our drivers charge the same as a taxi but only our Mountain Retreat cars can come in to the Scenic Area during all hours, unlike taxis or Didi drivers. It's also good advice to get a balcony room. We always do our best to offer complimentary upgrades, but during the busy season, we really recommend guests book our most popular rooms well in advance. We look forward to offering you delightful surprises on your next visit, including our new secret dining room and lux family suite (March 2019). Stay warm and hope to see you soon, Little Fish, Anna, Kate, Annie, Michelle and the Mountain Retreat family
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Balcony of 201A looking out
View from balcony of room 201A
Hello, sorry we just saw this question. It's always easy to chat with us on our website, send us an email or message on our Facebook page. We have heat A/C in all rooms and electric blankets. As it doesn't go below freezing in Yangshuo, our rooms are always toasty warm in Winter :)
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The maximum we can accommodate in any of our rooms is 4 guests, unless one is an infant or toddler who sleeps with parents. Thanks for asking! You can see our rooms on the main website yangshuomountainretreat
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The hotel are obviously distraught that access is restricted so if you contact them they will be very helpful in getting your transfer from the perimeter. Out of normal daytime hours I don’t think there are restrictions. Check with the hotel. The staff are lovely.
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I think you should book directly on their website.
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We actually do have a set of 2 waffled cotton Bathrobes in every room. They have our logo and are also available for sale.
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"River view is a must"
"Get a room with river view/balcony. You'll regret it if not."
"All rooms are special but the best ones are the ones with the river views in the upper floors :)"
"all are nice"
"Ask for a balcony room with view over the river"
US$39 - US$100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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