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Reviewed 23 April 2012

We loved our stay at this hotel....the location is perfect and the hotel surroundings and views from the room/balcony are beautiful. The room was probably the best we had in all of our 24 days touring China. Staff and service is also very good. Would definitely recommend this hotel if you want a peaceful retreat.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 22 April 2012

We loved YMR. We stayed 4 nights there in April. We spent a little extra for a view of the river and it was worth it. It was so pleasant to sit on our balcony and watch the river go by, after a busy day biking or walking all over the area. The rooms are very reasonable. The staff, locals...

1Thank birderPa
Hong Kong
Reviewed 16 April 2012

Our family (incl 2 kids ages 11 and 9) loved Yangshuo Mountain Retreat. The location right on the beautiful Yulong River is perfect for walks, bike rides, and lazy bamboo rafting. Staff are extremely friendly, helpful and caring. I love the fact that it's out of Yangshuo nestled in the karsts, and that they care about environmental and social matters...

1Thank KAS_HongKong
Reviewed 11 April 2012

I like this place because it's ethical. They employ local people and also give a chance to disadvantaged people to work. They have a sensitivity that goes beyond pure business. On the plus side are also the clean rooms, the beautiful setting, and the nice restaurant. What I don't like: 1 - The distance from Yangshuo (not walking distance, it...

2Thank canerandagio
UndertheMoon, Partner at Yangshuo Mountain Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Canerandagio, we really appreciate your compliment about our ethical business practices as from the beginning, Yangshuo Mountain Retreat's core values have always been to set an example in China in they way we develop our people and protect the local environment. You are also right in observing that most of our guests are westerners and Asians with higher expectations...

Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Reviewed 11 April 2012

Yangshuo Mountain Retreat is by far the best place I've stayed in China. The resort sits on the bank of the Yulong (Dragon) River, and faces the limestone karsts that make the area famous. Great hiking and rock climbing. The staff at YMR were beyond helpful and very friendly. Simple English is widely spoken by the staff. I had an...

2Thank James W
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 April 2012

This hotel was one of the highlights of our three week trip to China. Beautiful location on the Yulong River. The rooms are lovely and we had a balcony the view was sublime. The staff are very helpfull, well trained and cannot do enough for you. I would go back again and again, all in all fantastic

1Thank Vancatwoman
Belfast N Ireland
Reviewed 3 April 2012

as a mature couple we require a quiet place and found it there.Good food ,Belgium beer and accomodation near Yangshuo and walking

Thank Rossduchess
Beijing, Beijing, China
Reviewed 1 April 2012

Yangshuo is beautiful, but honestly, what made our trip was the YMR! From the moment we arrived we felt the peace and calmness we craved. They greeted us with a treat upon arrival and the outstanding service never once seized. By the time we left, we felt we were leaving family behind. Our room was quaint with a gorgeous verandah...

4Thank JenBottom
Hartford, ct
Reviewed 29 March 2012

The spot YMR sits on is so stunningly beautiful that even a tent with a cot would be worth a trip. But YMR is a lovely place with very comfortable rooms--not Shangri-La luxury (or price!) but every bit as beautiful as the pictures and no negative surprises. Great staff, great restaurant, spectacular base for hiking, biking through the neighboring rural...

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

We're so happy you loved the Yangshuo Mountain Retreat. We pride ourselves on 5-star service without the Shangri-la price in a setting that is unmatched anywhere in China. We love having guests like you who appreciate the authentic service that our family of local village staff can offer. Please come see us again! Safe journey, Chris

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 27 March 2012

We recently stayed in Yangshuo Mountain Retreat on our honeymoon. It is a special place to stay right from the moment you arrive at the door and a smiling Bin Bin jumps out from behind the reception desk to greet you by name and direct you into the comfort of a comfy sofa and a warm log fire on the...

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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: ₹ 1,975 - ₹ 6,334 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Yangshuo Mountain Retreat 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Yangshuo Mountain Retreat Hotel Yangshuo County
Yangshuo Mountain Retreat County
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Yangshuo County
#2 Family Hotel in Yangshuo County
#9 Best Value Hotel in Yangshuo County
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“I love 2nd floor room. The view is perfect.”
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“Ask for a view of the river.”
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“Upstairs you'll have a great view of the river, and little balconies to sit out on.”
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“I think all the rooms have views, but maybe ask.”
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