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Silk Road Dunhuang Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Dunyue Road, Dunhuang 736200, China
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Ranked #1 of 93 hotels in Dunhuang
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The location and Hotel are beautiful and quite out of the ordinary for this part of China. The views from the large roof terrace are quite special. Considering the location this Hotel gives you the feel of luxury and comfort in the desert. breakfast very good, rooms lovely and staff very helpful. A quite and peaceful nights sleep. A 1... More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After a day of draining travel, this hotel is truly a sanctuary; air-conditioned, clean, with wi-fi (in the lobby), it feels like a return to the modern world. The food is plentiful and satisfactory and of course you'll forget it after a day, but the views from the rooftop terrace of the sand dunes are not to be missed, especially... More

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Leesburg, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel reminded me of an oasis on the ancient silk road. Great view of the sand dunes from the roof terrace, sprawling property with courtyards, nice rooms on the small side, good food, friendly employees. In walking distance of a new Buddhist monastery.

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Nottingham, England
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful hotel. It had a different atmosphere to other hotels we had stayed in in China. It is much more Chinese in character and atmosphere. It is a little out of the way from town but taxis are very cheap to town and takes about 10 minutes. There is a beer garden at the front of the hotel, still within... More

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Hangzhou, China
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I slept in downtown in Dunhuang, however I spend several evenings in the gorgeous roof restaurant. You have the best vied towards the dunes and prices are reasonable especially if you're used Shanghai values. Also, they perform a show a 21:30 more or less after the sunset. Go there and check it out if you like roof bars/restaurants!!!

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Chicago, IL
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117 reviews 117 reviews
28 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This is a sprawling, massive property with a location overlooking the huge sand dunes. The large lobby has gigantic murals of the Silk Road that reminded us of Diego Rivera's for some reason. The hotel staff was excellent and brought us extra quilts to put on the rock hard beds. Our room was fine for two people, although showing its... More

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

The location of the hotel to the Mingshan and Crescent Moon Lake is the real plus here - this is a beautiful hiking destination up the sand covered Mingshan about 4 kilometers or so from the hotel. Breakfast and dinner views of the Mingshan from the rooftop restaurant are memorable and relaxing. The hotel is 20 years old and seems... More

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Guilin, China
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109 reviews 109 reviews
12 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We were there for afternoon tea and the manager was kind to show us around. Here‘s the list of pros and cons that I can think of for a stay at the hotel. Pros: 1. Excellent decoration and great location; 2.Nice services and rooms; 3.Quit atmosphere; 4. Most of the visitors are westerners Cons:1. Too close to the Mingshan Mountain... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

This is not a boutique hotel. It's massive. And it has related problems : sometimes the plumbing is bad, often there is work going on. But the staff were unfailingly helpful, the view from the roof remains fine despite increased construction in the vicinity, and the rooms are good. The basic ones are good value, the more expensive ones perhaps... More

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Beijing, China
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52 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

+ hotel is quite far out of town, more than walking distance, - facilities are clean, + rooms are quite big, - bathroom was smallish and basic, - (western) breakfast is poor, - staff's english is challenging, - service was rather slow, - too much sales of 'local art' within premises

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Address: Dunyue Road, Dunhuang 736200, China
Location: China > Gansu > Dunhuang
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Silk Road Dunhuang Hotel 3*
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The Silk Road Dunhuang Hotel is founded in 1995. Situated against the backdrop of the picturesque Mingsha Sand Dunes, the hotel captures the spirit of the Tang Dynasty with its unique architectural design - the large rooftops and long corridors of the Han and Tang dynasties; the typical enclosed courtyard style design and mud walls of the northwestern part of China; and the replica of the late Tang, Ming and Qing dynasties furniture. ... more   less 
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