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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

This hotel was booked for 3 people. 2 in a double bedded room and another person in a single room. The rooms were adequate and reasonably clean. The toilet and shower room was quite unique and small but again adequate and reasonably clean. The hotel being on the higher slopes was very Chinese and although the buffet style breakfast and... More 

Thank MrCliff
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71 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Having read about the cut-throat prices and the terrible service of the Huangshan mountain-top hotels, I approached Shilin with some degree of caution/scepticism. The price for a night for a tiny 15sqm room was very high but unfortunately necessary if one wanted to spend the night on the mountain in order to catch the mountain's legendary sunrise/sunsets. The room was... More 

Thank chongbrood
Yangshuo County, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

All the hotels in Huangshan mountains say they are a 4 star hotel. Well, you can discuss that. We have stayed in several hotels up there, but our stay in Shilin was the best. This hotel has a nice Photo-atmosphere. This year the staff spoke English. The location is perfect. And yes, you pay a lot of money but I... More 

1 Thank YJB10
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94 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

The hotel is at the top of the mountain. The hotel and restaurant supplies are lugged up, 100 kg at a time, by porters, suspended from bamboo rods supported on their shoulders. So I am not going to complain at being charged 800 yuan for a 14 square meter room, or 200 yuan for a chicken, a plate of fried... More 

2 Thank SingaporeMatt
Frankfurt, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

This was the worst hotel of our trip to China. The rooms were filthy and there ws mould everywhere. We had to change our rooms twice because we couldn't stay in the ones they offered us. The staff was also unfriendly and didn't speak any English. Never again!

Thank Wiebke G

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

We stay there one night and is was perfect - the food is great and the staff was so helpful . We booked via ctrip and they did an mistake but not anything to solve it - the stagg than helped is to find the right room and sorted all out !! Thank you ! Ctrip service was poor ....... More 

2 Thank Sarah A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Very close to the Beihai hotel that is on most maps. It's off the main track so I think it would be quieter than Beihai. Also closer to Lion's Peak for those who want to watch the sunrise. Lion's Peak is an easy 20 minute walk away. Some will complain that the restaurant is expensive but the food was great... More 

4 Thank Yun Y
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Shilin is a decent hotel considering we are here to enjoy the nature and not to stay much in the room. It would have been more complete if they had some sort of coffee shop for a good evening conversation before retiring.

2 Thank DannyHS
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

They charge me 1,480 rmb for one person and the room didn't even have toiletries. So much noise in the night because they let people sleep in the lobby. The service was the worst even if you ask something they answer you in a bad way. Food was ok but nothing special,it was 99 buffet. Don't stay here.

Thank Xoch N
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

Our room is OK regarding the expensive accommodations in this location. The buffet dinner is really expensive and the food is extremely poor (except the watermelon). During the fall, the heating is not sufficient thus be prepared.

Thank Paul d
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
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Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Shilin Hotel

Address: Beihai Scenic Area, Huangshan 245800, China
Location: China > Anhui > Huangshan
Price Range: $148 - $241 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shilin Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 164
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Also Known As:
Shilin Hotel Huangshan
Hotel Style:
#28 Luxury Hotel in Huangshan
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