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The Stone Bridge-Home Sweet Home in the Valley

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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose to stay slightly out of town as we prefer a quieter setting, the hotel was only a scenic 20 mins walk into town along the Yulong river unless you felt particularly lazy and didn't want to earn your dinner, then the owners were happy to arrange taxi's to take you into town. We were made to feel at... More 

Thank Gariel
Shenzhen, China
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Pretty terrible visit here. Arrived to find (as others have mentioned here) that the owners were not here so no food was available, website says food is available all day, and this hotel is quite out of the town so it was very annoying to find we couldn't eat. The only person working was the maid, who doesn't speak English... More 

Thank zhangonl99999
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

This place was incredible and a great value. The owner was very gracious and helpful. Loved the open atmosphere and she made us feel truly like family! This is one of the most beautiful areas of China. The vibe and atmosphere at Stone Bridge is excellent. My wife and I visited from Oklahoma. We can't wait to go back!!!! It... More 

2 Thank Steven W
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46 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016

This property is basic. The owner was busy and not around very much (at least when we were there), but easily accessible through the phone. She was there in the evening. She booked reservations for us at a local attraction and is especially knowledgeable if you want to climb some of the surrounding hills. It is at least a 20... More 

1 Thank Maogao
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Perfect for long or short stays, I stayed here for a couple of weeks. The location is great, very peaceful, away from the main town, but not too far, about 10 min on a bike to the town center. Also close to the Yulong river. This place is very popular, so make sure you book in advance.

2 Thank alienhead
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed a week in Stone Bridge hostel and we had a wonderful time, it was exactly what we were looking for, a place far from the cloudy touristic area but on a walking distance from the center of the town. The room was very clean and comfortable beds, the host was very helpful, Frieda recommended us some good activities... More 

1 Thank Mônica H
New York
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

Basic hotel, but we had a very clean and spacious room and the location was just what we were looking for - quiet village just outside Yangshuo but close enough to walk (~20mins) or bike to town. Price was cheaper than many Chinese hostels for a large double room! Rental bikes were in decent enough shape and cheaper than renting... More 

1 Thank Henry C
New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here in a double room for 3 nights and absolutely loved it! May be one of the best places we've stayed in all of China. The rooms were clean and nicely decorated, bathroom was the combo shower and toilet but very spacious and clean. Our room had a balcony looking out at the mountains where... More 

1 Thank Sbm994
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

The Yangshou area is stunning and the guesthouse is away from the main drag among the scenery. If you want luxury look elsewhere but if you want a warm welcome this is the place to go. Nothing was too much trouble and this runs to providing breakfast, an evening meal or even a snack. There is a well stocked fridge... More 

1 Thank chobbers
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2015

We stayed at The Stone Bridge for three nights. Yangshuo was our first destination in China. We took a bus to Yangshuo, after which a taxi dropped us off at the guesthouse. We had a beautiful room at the front side of the guesthouse, with a view on the surrounding karst landscape. Beautiful! The room (executive room) is big, with... More 

1 Thank Jens C

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The Stone Bridge "Home Sweet Home in the Valley"Are you looking for the Countryside Experience in China? YANGSHUO has it -Glorious Karst Mountains set in rural farmland. The town of Yangshuo is a typical Chinese town, it’s vibrant and busy both day and nights. Days are the time for exploring the area in all its wonders and the nights are for eating drinking and having a great time. When it’s time to rest and get a peaceful night’s sleep, it’s time to leave Yangshuo’s rather loud club and party noise and Escape to the quiet Village of ShiBanQiao aka Stone Bridge Village. 20 min walk from West St / 5 min bike ride / 2 k north of town and your home :)Once well rested and after a terrific breakfast, hosts Jessy and ahLong are only too happy to hand out advise on local and regional travel. Anything you have come to see and do, your hosts can assist with, such as buying tickets/tours/bike hire/laundry and so on. Local knowledge from long time China residents fluent in English and Chinese. This Aussie couple runs by far the tidiest/cleanest hostel in China with recognition from Tripadvisor with 2 x Travelers Choice Awards 2013 & 2014 and from HostelBookers for Best Value 2013.There are 9 rooms in total, so we are a small husband and wife operation who personally take care of all your needs so that your visit to Yangshuo was the highlight of your China holiday.With an Eco Friendly approach to running the building we set examples in reducing our environmental footprint, we work to keep Yangshuo clean and beautiful for you to enjoy. Relax in our Deluxe or Ex. Deluxe rooms in a spotlessly clean B&B / Homestay Type guesthouse. We have closed our dorm rooms and rearranged the room layouts to offer more and better choice to you, the Special Guest. The Stone Bridge treats everyone with extra care and can arrange rooms to suit you. Rooms have rice paddy views and mountains or village and mountain range views, Ex. Deluxe rooms have an outside balcony. All rooms have reverse air conditioners and the western styled bathrooms are a pleasurable surprise. The rooms have free Wi-Fi, soft beds, rain shower with hot water, towels and shampoo/body wash is supplied. A wardrobe for your belongings and coffee free (1st night Only), a kettle is supplied to make boiling water for food/drinks and you may eat in your room. We do have a small kitchen on the ground floor serving breakfast, lunch and dinner-a mixture of Western and or Chinese food. Other food /snacks should be obtained in town before coming home as there is NO store in the village. We however are stocked with F&B and open for breakfast at 8am till 10am. Great sandwiches and snacks can be enjoyed all day and dinner is a family styled sit together where usually, a Local styled Chinese meal is served, often it’s a mix of local, Cantonese and western food. ... more   less 

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Address: No.26 Shibanqiao Village, Yangshuo County 541900, China
Region: China > Guangxi > Yangshuo County
Price Range: $13 - $1,981 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“No elevator, so unless you want to run up and down a lot of stairs, ask for second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Maogao, 7 May 2016 | Read review
“The executive rooms have views on the surroundings”
 of 5 bubbles JensC725, 24 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Don't stay in the city.”
 of 5 bubbles 50olivern, 18 May 2015 | Read review
“Headlamps are a must for returning home after bark and they are provided.”
 of 5 bubbles mjmccann, 18 Jun 2014 | Read review
“If possible, try to get the rooms that face the West, there is a stunning view of the mountains and sunsets!”
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