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Hmong Mountain Retreat

018 Phan Si Pang St | 6km outside Sapa, Sapa 19999, Vietnam
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Ranked #4 of 27 Specialty lodging in Sapa
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All of the images are true, Hmong mountain retreat is a really beautiful place and deeply rooted in a eco-conception of staying in Sapa. You sleep in a palafitte with walls made of earth and roof made of leaves, though very comfortable, the place is not silent, you're in the middle of nature and there are animals like frogs. Everyone... More

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Gedera, Israel
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to go there after reading their description of the idea behind the retreat (from their website). We were ready to pay almost double for a night because we were convinced that its was going to be a one of a kind experience. We got there by noon. There was no one who speaks English and so you pretty... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I stayed in the H'Mong mountain retrreat with my wife and three children (aged 2, 4 and 6) and we all thoroughly enjoyed the stay. We stayed in the larger 2 bedroom bungalow for 3 nights and found the whole experience to be a highlight of our travels in Vietnam. The staff were very friendly and helpful, both here and... More

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Hmong Mountain Retreat is a must if you are spending time in Sapa, even if you can only make it for one night. The views from the huts are amazing and our 4 young children had great fun playing in the rice fields with the local children. Bring warm clothes! We slept with 4 layers on! There are some lovely... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

The mountain retreat is 6km outside of Sapa and quite a trek uphill if you want to walk it, there are a couple of free mini bus trips between their restaurant in Sapa and the retreat but there could do to be more. The retreat is in an amazing location providing you aren't sitting in the clouds (warm clothes are... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

There's no doubt, the scenery is magnificent - unlike anything I have seen. Two nights on a mountain side in a traditional hut was an experience to say the least. Unfortunately the start left a little to be desired. When arriving at Lao Cai Train station after a 10 hour train ride, weary and bewildered, it was pure luck that... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

I made the mistake of coming here in winter. The rice paddies were fallow and the mist hung heavy in the air. At times we could barely see a metre or two in front of us. To add to that it was freezing. I knew I was booking an authentic experience and had packed warm clothes but really struggled once... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our 3 night stay here. The place is dominated by the spectacular view down the valley through rice terraces. We had chosen bungalow 1 which has the only uninterrupted view. We have never stayed anywhere with such a vista visible from our bed and from our terrace. It really is the most stunning outlook and it is... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

This is a difficult review to write as we experienced both the very good and the downright bad. First let's be clear, we paid 65 dollars for the room, 30 dollars each for the trek to get there and then 15 dollars each for the meal - a total of 155 dollars which is significantly more than the Oriental Suite... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

This place is very different than any other place we stayed at during our travel. The bungalows are very simple and the showers and toilets (2 of each) are only in the main house. Nevertheless it was great to stay close to the nature and enjoy the great view if the valley. The minus point for dirty bed linen, but... More

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Address: 018 Phan Si Pang St | 6km outside Sapa, Sapa 19999, Vietnam
Location: Vietnam > Lao Cai Province > Sapa
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The ultimate mountain hideaway overlooking the breathtaking terraced rice fields of Sapa.The H'mong Mountain Retreat is made up of a number of buildings: the large 85 year old stilt house, five rammed earth bungalows and one 70 year old H’mong House.Indulge in rare quality time with your loved ones in this natural setting; it’s as close to nature as you can possible imagine...Retreat to the serenity of your hill top bungalow and experience Sapa in its true beauty.Made entirely of sustainable products from the land; a mixture of clay walls, palm leaf thatching and palm tree wood flooring gives a true sense of being wrapped in nature, while the hand woven cotton bedding made by the indigenous tribes of northern Vietnam and Laos ensure comfort and warmth. Slip into a deep slumber.Choose either a Hill Top Bungalow for two people or a two bedroom H’mong House sleeping up to four. Breakfast is included each day...Throughout our properties we encourage our guests to make conscious decisions, which impact their holiday destination in a positive spirit.We believe our organisation has a responsibility to give back to the local community. By staying, dining or trekking, we show you how easy it is to travel with generosity and to give back...Don't forget to visit our other properties! ... more   less 
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