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Ala Hotel

West of Tangkou Town, Huangshan District, Huangshan 245800, China
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is a 7 minute walk from where the bus from Hangzhou drops off. It is 10 minutes walk to the 19¥ bus that takes to the scenic area and close to an ATM and supermarkets which are slightly cheaper than the one downstairs in the hotel. We stayed in the older part which didn't have a lift but... More

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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

It is a great choice for a night prior to ascending Mt. Huangshan, we got a clean basic room with three beds for RMB 130. The hiking seminar that the hotel held at 6pm in their restaurants were very informative but it was conducted in Mandarin. And make sure you bring their maps with you as I saw plenty of... More

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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135 reviews 135 reviews
35 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We picked Ala for the proximity to the bus station in Tankou. Arriving on the day before our reservation, they stored our bags for us, arranged a bus ticket to Hangzhou and gave us the most useful map that we found on Huangshan. The hotel has no English signage on the outside and the booking.com/google maps are completely inaccurate. Local... More

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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This guest house is less than 10 minutes walk from where the buses go to Mount Huanghan. The rooms were immaculately clean, well designed, great quality beds, and provided an excellent nights sleep. They were also excellent value for money - only around 110 RMB per night - and much much nicer than the hotel we stayed in at the... More

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Singapore, Singapore
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

We were there for 2 nights during Dec 2013. We spent the first night there before going up the mountain; subsequently we left our luggage with them for one night and came back for another night at Ala before leaving Tangkou. The good part of Ala Hotel is that it is within 5 minutes walking distance from the bus drop... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

The hotel is O.K. not a bad deal for the money. Good location, but a much better deal is available around the corner at Mr. Hu hotel. Mr. Hu is very nice, service oriented. He will pick you up at the bus stop, drive you to the Yellow Mountain bus stop, pick you up whenever you come down. He will... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

If there was a 4.5, I would have picked that, but I don't feel it's quite 5 star, so I settled for 4. The best part of the hotel was the presentation on climbing Huangshan as well as the ability to leave the heavier bags with them for pick up upon our descent. This allowed us to bring up just... More

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Singapore, Singapore
18 reviews 18 reviews
17 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

(1) Good Location: Ala hotel is near to the bus station where u can board the bus to the base of Mount Huangshan.... (2) Good Service: The hotel also provide good service by helping us to buy bus tickets back to Hefei at a cheaper rate. They also help to arrange car to pick us up to Hong Cun (宏村)... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

I chose this hotel after reading so many good comments about it on the net; however my own experience was far from pleasant. I walk-in to the hotel without any reservation, the front desk (with a less welcoming manner) informed me that there were no rooms available, and when I decide to turn around, they said someone has just drop... More

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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

Ala Huangshan is a no-frills, budget-friendly hotel that like a sparrow, though small, is complete; well, almost. Room is clean but basic (not carpeted). Has amenities including hairdryer. At check-in, I was asked if I brought shampoo/soap; I understand they'll supply for a small fee if you hadn't. Bathroom could've been better designed; water from shower stall flows out resulting... More

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Address: West of Tangkou Town, Huangshan District, Huangshan 245800, China
Location: China > Anhui > Huangshan
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