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What is the MorningSun Hotel?
The Morning Sun Hotel is a family owned and operated hotel that opened
for business in October of 2002. We completely remodeled every room in
2012 and now we offer 4 star comfort. With it's superb location in the
heart of Yangshuo, just off the very popular West Street, you can get
away from the noise and still enjoy easy access to the many fine shops
and restaurants Yangshuo has to offer.
The hotel offers an elegant classical styling and is organized around a
central atrium. And with only 34 rooms you can expect a personal touch
often missing in larger places. We hope you'll slow down enough to
enjoy a nice cup of tea in our garden and stroll up to the rooftop for
magnificent mountain views in all directions. We're sure the quiet
atmosphere and fast friendly room service will impart fond memories for
Where is your hotel?
Check out this map for details.
How much are your rooms?
Click here for prices.
How many stars?
Our hotel has no "official" star rating and in reality star ratings for
hotels in China are mostly meaningless. Most of the hotels in Yangshuo
are 2 stars at best. We are really in a different class now that we
remodeled the hotel in 2012. We feel our rooms now have 4 star comfort.
We are built to western standards with generously sized rooms, heating
and AC, very modern western style bathrooms, large screen TVs, and
comfortable beds. We've posted pictures of our rooms so take a look.
Do you have a restaurant?
Yes, but we serve western style breakfasts only. Throughout the day we offer drinks,
beer, and wine. We'll be happy to recomend restaurants that you can
walk to 1-5 minutes.
Can I make a reservation?
Yes, we are happy to take reservations. We accept Visa but mostly we
are operating on the honor system. If you ask us to hold a room for you
we will hold it until noon the day you arrive and no deposit is
necessary. If you plan to arrive later than noon please advise.
Likewise, if you need to cancel your reservation please give us as much
notice as possible.
How do I get there?
Most people fly to Guilin and take advantage our our low priced taxi
service from the airport to Yangshuo which takes about 1 hour now that
the new highway has been finished. If you hire a taxi at the airport it
will cost you much more. If you let us know your flight number and when your plane arrives we
can send a taxi to meet you at the airport and that will only cost 290
yuan for a 4 seat taxi. We highly recommend this service for those who
are new to traveling in China, or those who don't speak Chinese. Call
us the night before you want to come to Yangshuo and we can arrange for
a taxi to pick you up at your hotel.
This is the least expensive way to get to Yangshuo. The airport is
about 30-40 minutes out of town so you must first take the airport
shuttle bus to Guilin for 30 yuan. It will drop you at the airport
hotel in Guilin. Get off the bus and take a taxi (10-15 yuan) to the
Guilin Bus Station where you can take the express bus (20 yuan) or the
local bus (18 yuan) from the train station to Yangshuo. Express buses
run every 30 minutes and they take about 1 hour to reach Yangshuo.
The non-express bus costs only 18 yuan but it leaves from the train
station, not the bus station. If you arrive by train you might want to
take it but it takes 30 minutes longer and is usually crowded. They run
every few minutes and it's a great experience.
Another very nice alternative is to take a tour boat from Guilin to
Yangshuo. It's nuch more expensive but it's a nice trip. You can also
arrange boat trips after you arrive here.
How can I contact the Morning Sun Hotel?
773-881-3899. To call China yopu must first access international
calling and dial the country code. The Country Code for China is 86.
From the United States you would dial 01186, then the number. (English
Do I need a special visa?
You need no special visa to visit Yangshuo, a single entry tourist visa
will do. Multi-entry visas are only required if you want to leave China
and enter again later. Here's a tip, westerners don't need a visa to
enter Hong Kong and from there you can get a Chinese visa in a day from
many travel agents. It's can be cheaper and easier than getting a visa
in your home country.