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Shanghai, China
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

Terrible place, dirty rooms and toilets, all wet, very inconvenient location, too far from west street. Personnel hardly speak English and unable to assist on requests. Mud everywhere outside the hotel. Recommend not to stay here and look for a nice place near west street

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Belgium
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Clean and comfortable rooms, good wifi. Good breakfast and nice location close to the Yulongriver. Ideal to make bike rides from this place (you can rent bikes in the hotel next door). The hotel offers a shuttle service to the town of Yangshuo, 3 times a day. The staff are very helpfull.

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Osaka, Japan
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

After being in China for 5 days on business and the big cities,finding it most frustrating not speaking nor reading the language, therefore difficult to get around even by Taxi as they do not read nor speak English. I decided to spend 2 days on the banks of the Yulong River and go bamboo rafting. From the moment I arrived... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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11 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The room is spacious however the shower facility is slightly cramped. You are required to shower in a small cylindrical liked cubicle which may get slightly uncomfortable for larger sized people. There is a pool table at the lobby of the hotel and that's really great for relaxation. Service is great. Checked in into the hotel past midnight due to... More 

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Shanghai
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

People really need to know what they are signing up for when they book this hotel. I dont want to write negative reviews but i guess that is the whole point of trip advisor. to get to hear it straight and not promo info from a hotel website. So...... If you have a hire car then its not so bad... More 

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Southern California
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We were two couples, we stayed for four nights in the superior "balcony" rooms at DRR in May 2014. The price was excellent. I chose the DRR from the reviews here on TA saying that the staff was so helpful. Yes, the staff were amazing. They were SO helpful. Jasmine, the manager, helped us so much with our daily outings.... More 

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Brisbane
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014 via mobile

As a family group we had 3 rooms in this hotel, arranged by our travel agent because Mountain Retreat next door was fully booked. Despite their proximity to each other, these are 2 quite different hotels. Dragon River retreat is not on the river whereas Mountain Retreat's best feature is the scenic Yulong river. In my opinion,the best feature of... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

The Dragon River Resort is located between the Dragon River and rice paddies on one side and the towers of the karst topography on the other. While being a little ways from town (5 miles) it is truly an escape from the tourist (Chinese) crowds of Yangshuo. The reservation staff was very helpful in arrainging all our tours, trips to... More 

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YSMic, Owner at Dragon River Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your review.We are all glad you enjoyed our hotel and beautiful surroundings.we are also very happy that you like the tours and activities that we arranged for you.We hope to see you again on your next visit. More 

Steenwijk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

As the other reviewers said already the helpfull staff really make the Dragon River Retreat a great place to stay in your holiday. Staff were very helpful in booking trips and giving advice. Food in the restaurant is good. They offer a very nice range of chinese dishes. We arrived after nine in the evening. Front desk kindly offered us... More 

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YSMic, Owner at Dragon River Retreat, responded to this review

On behalf of all our staff, thank you so much for your great review. We are glad you enjoyed your time in our hotel and restaurant. We all try our best in everything we do.We all definitely look forward to welcoming you back at the Dragon River Retreat on your next trip. More 

London, United Kingdom
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28 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

I loved this place it was very quite, surrounded by mountains and a river out the back, the staff were excellent, the breakfast was different in the fact you get a choice of 3 set menu's which it turned out to be lovely, dinner was great and everything was cooked to order, relatively cheap, the lobby area has a pool... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
All rooms with fabulous views on the famous Karst Mountains, big garden to relax, pick up service from the Guilin Airport, western and Chinese kitchen, big rooms with western toilets and 24-hour hot showers. In the countryside at the bank of the beautiful Yu Long River, quiet and clean, only 6 km from Yangshuo Village. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dragon River Retreat

Address: Near Shengdi Dock, Gaotian Town, Yangshuo County 541907, China
Location: China > Guangxi > Yangshuo County
Price Range: $35 - $58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Dragon River Retreat 4*
Number of rooms: 21
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Also Known As:
Dragon River Retreat Hotel Yangshuo County
Dragon River Retreat Yangshuo County
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#15 Luxury Hotel in Yangshuo County
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