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california
Reviewed 6 October 2011

Just across the river from the town of Yangshuo lies the quite little farm village of Dong Ling. There you will find a newly remodeled hotel call Riverside Retreat. There are only about 17 rooms but almost everyone has a fantastic view of the Town of Yangshuo. They have a restaurant with excellent local and western meals. There is both...

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Lyon, France
Reviewed 7 August 2011

We had a really great stay at this hotel. Craig (one of the manager) speaks a very good English which has been very helpful for us, and was always available to answer any question we had. The hotel is clean, the room we had was really nice with a wonderful view (for a couple we recommend to ask for one...

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Beijing, China
Reviewed 29 October 2010

The Riverside Retreat was exactly what we were looking for. Kate made us feel warm and welcome and she was helpful and kind. The retreat is just outside of the center of Yangshuo, which we really enjoyed. We were able to hike through the farms and village down to the river right alongside some water buffalo. Kate helped us arrange...

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Bangor
Reviewed 19 October 2010

When we bumped along a dusty track in the early hours of the morning (after arch delayed flight) we began to wonder what we had let ourselves in for. We needn't have worried - our second floor room was bright and spotless and the bed fresh and welcoming (if a little on the firm side ...). The view the next...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 2 June 2010

We stayed at the Riverside Retreat in Yangshuo on September 2009 Very poor owner attitude, although We made a reservation 3 weeks in advanced Shelly the owner didn't have the decency to notify us that the hotel was in renovation actually it was a building site. The noise was terrible we could not hear ourself not to mention the lack...

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DaveWilson57, Manager at Riverside Retreat Hotel, responded to this review

Hiya ssb_10 and Trip Advisor readers. I have recently taken over management of the Riverside Retreat (April 2010) and read this review. A couple of points to address only: 1. the stay reviewed was almost 10 months ago and seems to have been published recently (for some reason I am not aware of). I have been here since April and...

Columbus, OH
Reviewed 7 May 2010

It’s been one year since we stayed at Riverside Retreat, but I remember it like it was yesterday. First, you can’t beat the view. After a day of exploring the area, it was so nice to just sit and relax on the patio, eat fairly decent food, and have a cold local beer. This place is across the river from...

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Hampton, VA
Reviewed 16 February 2010

We stayed in the larger room, and except for awful German travelers, the spot was an absolute delight. Take the time to speak with Kate - an intelligent, wonderful, and thoughtful guide with great insights into life in the region. Wonderful time, thanks to Kate! By the way, people in town all seem to know River Shelly. Ask Kate to...

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2Thank amprof
Reviewed 28 November 2009

Away from the tour hordes and masses, it's quiet until local overnighters from Guilin or thereabouts come in and treat this place like a frat house.The owner Shelly couldn't care less about the discourteousness of others and simply says it's because they are Chinese. Kinda lame excuse for boorishness. Shelly was a guide, but knows little of western standards. The...

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Brooklyn, NY
Reviewed 9 October 2009

This hotel was one of the highlights of our three weeks in China. Absolutely beautiful setting, GORGEOUS views, very clean rooms and excellent food. Kate is a wonderful host! She will book any activity for you, arrange transportation, she even got our laundry done for us! The HIGHLIGHT of Yangshuo is the bike ride through the countryside. Kate personally brings...

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1Thank spf_girl
Shanghai, China
Reviewed 7 June 2009

We stayed at Riverside Retreat, based on suggestions on this site and were not at all disappointed. The place is on the oppsite side of the li river, away from the tourist crowd on West street. The rooms are sparse yet have great views. What you should ask for are: upstairs rooms with balconies. The toiletries are extremely basic and...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in Yangshuo, Riverside Retreat offers you beautiful scenery with western-style amenities. All rooms offer private western-style bathrooms, A/C and modern furniture. Just a short bike ride from West Street, this quiet countryside location gives you the best of both worlds. Relax by the pool or take a cooking class. the family atmosphere will leave you with lasting memories. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riverside Retreat Hotel

Address: No.10-3 Ao Tou Zha Village, Yangshuo County, China
Region: China > Guangxi > Yangshuo County
Price Range: ₹ 1,149 - ₹ 2,908 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Riverside Retreat Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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“I think all the rooms were pretty good.”
  • balcony
  • great beds
 of 5 bubbles 893abigailr, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms to the front with a balcony overlooking the mountains. Absolutely charming.”
 of 5 bubbles 542karenew, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Pay for the view.”
 of 5 bubbles daleringham, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Go for 3rd or 4th floor for the best mountain views”
 of 5 bubbles CassavaHK, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The most incredible view of the all area.”
 of 5 bubbles alicep678, 29 May 2016 | Read review
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