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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I liked the photo prints that line the hotel lobby. It's a nice way to chill and bring in other possible sights of the mountain during other seasons, etc. Has wifi, warm showers, rooms are not too big but adequate for 2 pax. Cleanliness OK. Well-lit rooms that we stayed. There is a torch, warm jackets provided for guests who... More 

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Paris
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nothing to complain about this hotel (except that there is no air conditioning, but hardly a problem except on a very hot summer day). Good english speaking staff. Good a la carte dishes. Buffet quite OK too (especially compared with the terrible Baiyun). Great location, close to the northern beautiful loops. Would go again.

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Helsinki, Finland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm just going to repeat everything everybody has already said. Location good, everything else bad. The dinner buffet looked adequate but we found that Beihai hotel's buffet looked better so we ate there and it was ok. Breakfast was Chinese and it was..... ok maybe. Definitely not a 4 star hotel.

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Yingshang County, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

hotel is located near peaks of HuangShan, easy to find it, close to see sunrise or sunset. rooms are smelly and not big, but big enough, bring your toothbrush. food is good, even breakfast buffet offers little of western taste (sausage, eggs, tomatoes, toast bread, tea - for 50rmb), dinner buffet (120rmb) is good, recommended. choose room with window and... More 

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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 

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Singapore
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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 

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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 

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Singapore
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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 

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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!

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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 

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Amenities

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

Address: Beihai Scenic Area, Huangshan 245800, China
Location: China > Anhui > Huangshan
Price Range: $146 - $309 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shilin Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 164
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Shilin Hotel Huangshan
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#31 Luxury Hotel in Huangshan
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