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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 94 hotels in Dunhuang
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel can be considered more like a resort than a regular hotel. It is serene for those who want some quiet time; yet there are enough activities to amuse a family. The view at the top of the hotel is absolutely stunning. The foot massage was also fantastic - worth a few extra dollars to get the massage at... More

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Hugo, Minnesota
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for two nights after doing business in rural China for a week. It was like arriving at an oasis! We arrived on the overnight train and got to the hotel early in the morning, too early to check in. So they treated us to a fabulous Chinese and Western breakfast while they cleaned rooms for us. (including... More

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SilkRoadHotel_Mgt, Public Relations Manager at Silk Road Dunhuang Hotel, responded to this review

Dear TomP 1962, Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay at The Silk Road Dunhuang Hotel. You already experienced the lifestyle of ancient caravans who travelled a long way for trading purpose and stopped by a caravanserai in the midst of the desert. Here at The Silk Road Dunhuang Hotel, we aim to provide... More

Worcester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As other have said, teh location is amazing and having a drink on teh terrace at sunset is spectacular as the colour of the dunes change. We had an excellent meal in teh Chinese restaurant and did not taste like hotel food. The service was pretty good with some basic English spoken by a number of teh staff had a... More

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Singapore, Singapore
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was so surprised when I heard the hotel opened in 2003. It is quite impressive how well the hotel is decorated and maintained. It looked and felt like a brand new hotel with chinese sophistication and elegance. The experience at Dunhuang and at Dunhuang hotel is certainly the highlight of the journey at harsh Gobi desert. Location: It is... More

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SilkRoadHotel_Mgt, 公關經理 at Silk Road Dunhuang Hotel, responded to this review

Dear VvFox, Thank you very much for your comment. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at The Silk Road Dunhuang Hotel. Since its opening in 1995, we have been endeavouring to providing quality service to our guests. We hope to serve you again in the future. Best regards, May Lee Corporate Communications Manager More

Paraparaumu, New Zealand
5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We absolutely enjoyed our stay at this hotel : staff were friendly, the building and décor looked amazing, the rooms were clean and the location is handy to the sand dunes. Not far from the city either: an easy bus ride, with the bus stop right outside the hotel. We booked a camel ride one morning which conveniently started from... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

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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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

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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9 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

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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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

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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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

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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Address: Dunyue Road, Dunhuang 736200, China
Location: China > Gansu > Dunhuang
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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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