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Silk Road Lodges - The Vines

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3 Munar Village, Grape Lane, Turpan 838000 China
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The Vines Lodge offers comfort and service boutique accommodation in an oasis of quiet and rest. The Vines lies in a green vineyard setting, in the middle of a traditional Uighur Village. It offers 20 large rooms with Western home-like comforts. Rooms are accessed from the enclosed courtyard. Each room has en-suite, work desk area, large wardbrobe, flat screen TV, tea coffee making facilities, sitting area, with all amenities, minibar, and internet (free). There are common areas to relax in - a well appointed roof area, a shaded courtyard and under the vines, The restaurant serves authentic Uighur food at reasonable prices in a grape covered courtyard setting or an indoor restaurant. You are welcome to wander around the vineyard or the village and soak up the atmosphere. Experience Uighur rural life as it has been for centuries, from the safety and security of a modern, well equipped boutique Lodge. Tours by private car can be arranged and sightseeing advice given.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
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Rooftop terrace
24-hour security
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Non-smoking hotel
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Non-smoking rooms
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Gillboy wrote a review Oct 2019
Canterbury, United Kingdom74 contributions30 helpful votes
If you are looking for an atmospheric place to stay in Turpan this is a good choice. All the other hotels i saw in Turpan did not have the same character. Its close to the city centre but in a peaceful location surrounded by grape vines.Its a short walk from the lodge to Emin Minaret and a longer walk to the bazaar and museum. The manager speaks good English and was very welcoming when i arrived after a long tiring trip. The staff do not speak English so communication can be difficult. The room was comfortable rather than luxurious. The roof top restaurant was good although the service is slow. The food is Chinese and the portions were generous. The buffet breakfast was good. I particularly enjoyed the fresh melon and the fact that they had toast! The lodge can arrange a car and driver to all the surrounding sights. I'm pleased i stayed here and would definitely return if i go back to Turpan.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Mike J wrote a review Jun 2019
Chepstow, United Kingdom666 contributions275 helpful votes
We stayed in this very pretty Uygur style courtyard Hotel with attractive flooring and many antiques. We had a very large comfortable room if a little tired with a good bathroom with plenty of space to store bits and pieces. The pleasant staff have little or no English but do their best to assist. The Hotel is in a lovely spot amongst the grape Vines with numerous terraces where you can enjoy the views over a leisurely drink or two. Staying here you must bear in mind you stay with the family. If you are missing the grand-kids with their screams and squeals which keep you awake this is the place for you! Tissues seem to be a problem in this hotel we saw empty boxes which do not get refilled and very few paper napkins in the dining room. The rough towels could do with a bit of softener but one must take the rough with the smooth! We had an excellent breakfast with plenty of choice and good coffee. Go early though as once a dish is gone it is not replaced. Meals from the restaurant are okay but served with an over abundance of hot dried chewy chillies – not for the faint hearted!!
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Date of stay: May 2019
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Gendie S wrote a review Jun 2019
Auckland, New Zealand32 contributions16 helpful votes
Yes, it’s charming and atmospheric with large rooms and good sized bathrooms but it also requires patience and the common areas need a revamp. The hotel staff tried really hard but the results were somewhat random. Checking in proved time consuming and staff at the restaurant and in reception could do with some training. Ignore the dirty tablecloths and try the food on the rooftop restaurant- it’s really good.
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Date of stay: May 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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WendyA wrote a review May 2019
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Such a sweet little lodge! I have had the pleasure of staying at the Silk Road Lodge on two occasions and have nothing but wonderful memories from both! It is so pretty and in a beautiful location. The rooms are spacious and clean and the courtyards and rooftop terraces are wonderful locations to recharge one's batteries. The staff is very kind and accommodating. There are many tourist sites to visit close to the Lodge and the staff will help you book a driver for the day if need be. One can easily walk to Emin Minaret, the museum and the town's centre from the Lodge. If you are wanting a day of rest, staying at the lodge itself is a great choice. Lots of places to relax with a good book or play a game of cards. Wifi is good enough to get business done if need be, and the lodge is very photogenic if you are wanting to snap some great pictures. The food at the lodge is also fabulous. The breakfast spread does not disappoint: coffee, tea, milk tea, juice, fruit, cooked veggies, hard boiled eggs, egg fried rice, pastries, etc. The main dinner/lunch menu offers fantastic local dishes, Da Pan Gi (big plate chicken) is my personal favourite and is enough to feed 2-3 people. If you are a solo traveller, there are enough foreigners coming and going at the lodge that you will not feel alone and very well might make some new friends. You will not be disappointed by choosing to stay at the Silk Road Lodge, you will only be disappointed you cannot stay longer!
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Date of stay: May 2019
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Response from Raziyanmu, Reservations at Silk Road Lodges - The Vines
Responded May 14, 2019
Thanks for your kind review.
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nathan l wrote a review Dec 2018
Zichron Yaakov, Israel885 contributions184 helpful votes
in the outskirts of turpan, in the heart of vineyards plantation, an authentic hacienda , with comfortable rooms, fantastic friendly service, romantic veranda overlooking the vineyards, with very good authentic restaurant, and a lot of charm all over. best choice in turpan.
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Date of stay: September 2018
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Response from Raziyanmu, Owner at Silk Road Lodges - The Vines
Responded Dec 22, 2018
Many thanks for your kind review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay.
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PRICE RANGE
$37 - $70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
ChinaXinjiang UygurTurpan
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Silk Road Lodges - The Vines
Which popular attractions are close to Silk Road Lodges - The Vines?
Nearby attractions include Turpan Museum (1.0 miles), Emin Minaret (Su Gong Ta) (0.4 miles), and Karez System (4.9 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Silk Road Lodges - The Vines?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Silk Road Lodges - The Vines?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Silk Road Lodges - The Vines?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Silk Road Lodges - The Vines?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are any cleaning services offered at Silk Road Lodges - The Vines?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Silk Road Lodges - The Vines?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Chinese.
Are there any historical sites close to Silk Road Lodges - The Vines?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Ancient City of Jiaohe (Yarkhoto) (7.4 miles).
Is Silk Road Lodges - The Vines accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.