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Hmong Mountain Retreat

018 Phan Si Pang St | 6km outside Sapa, Sapa, Vietnam
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London, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

I came here a few years ago but actually forgot the name of the place. My partner and I had been to a few different countries together but mostly cityscape places so Vietnam was the first rural country we were visiting. Sa Pa looked amazing and we wanted it to be as authentic as possible so found these lovely huts... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Our stay at Hmong Mountain Retreat was amazing. The view and getting to know the Hmong people is worth everything. There was breakfast provided daily, a simple fare of eggs, toast and tomato sauce, coffee or tea. Some might complain about this, but we were satisfied - it was simple but sufficient. Lunch or Dinner at the Retreat is available... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Advice: - Ensure you don't pay more than 60dong to get from the train to Sapa - Hmong Mountain retreat didn't tell us to go to Sapa Rooms to check in, right next to the maker. They will then take you to the huts - bring a jumper and raincoat if going in Dec Really helpful staff and lovely rooms... More 

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Salzburg, Austria
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

You will never forget days and nights at Hmong Mountain Retreat: You will sleep ABOVE rice paddys in a hut made of clay and bamboo in which you find a good, broad bed with warm blankets and a mosquito net and one light bulb, that's all. Moreover the view from your bed and/or terrace will be amazing! And you will... More 

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Salzburg, Austria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

the location is breathtakingly beautiful, the compound is gorgeous - a mix of great artwork and simple living. it was definitely one of the highlights of our trip to vietnam to have spent three nights at the hmong mountain retreat. HOWEVER i must say that the price is too high for the service we received. i imagine that it is... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

Great place to stay if you want to be a bit off the beaten track / encounter a little peace and quiet...heads up just bring a headlamp! Dark at night and no bathrooms in room. Having said that....most amazing views. On top of the rice fields. Views of the village. Fantastic location. Only thing that threw us off was that... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

Hmong mountain retreat is beautiful. We spent a beautiful night and day with friends. We met other travellers over the feasting dinner and breakfast! Do not expect 5 star service - you help your self to the fridge, get acquainted with the facilities and just sit back and admire the view. I recommend purchasing a bottle (or 2 or 3)... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

Although expensive the view is worth a million dollars from this resort. If you go for the view then you'll have a good time but expect anything else and you'll be disappointed. Our experience: * We emailed asking questions about checkin and were not replied to * Check in was confusing * Breakfast was delish a real highlight but was... More 

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Rome, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

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 July 31, 2014 via mobile

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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