Classic Luxury

Silk Road Dunhuang Hotel

Designed to resemble an ancient fort, the Silk Road Dunhuang seamlessly blends traditional Chinese architecture with modern hotel amenities creating a delightfully rustic and atmospheric property on the edge of the glorious Mingsha Sand Dunes.

Dunhuang, China
Silk Road Dunhuang Hotel
  • Wonderful location overlooking Mingsha Sand Dunes

  • Character property blending traditional Chinese architecture with modern amenities

  • Superb rooftop café and bar overlooking the sand dunes and great for watching the sun rise and set over the desert

Located on the edge of the Gobi Desert with fabulous views of the Mingsha Sand Dunes (Singing Sand Dunes) and within walking distance of Crescent Lake, the Silk Road Dunhuang Hotel combines classic Chinese architecture with modern and comfortable accommodation. Built from traditional natural materials, dotted with courtyards, winding corridors and a wonderful rooftop café, this character hotel is a superb option for those looking for more of an authentic experience. The hotel is just a 20-minute drive from the airport, a 10-minute drive from the Shazhou Night Market and 30-minutes from the famous Mogao Caves. There is a free shuttle to and from the airport on request.
There are 266 spacious guestrooms spread across the property. The décor continues the authentic theme with large Asian rugs, cool stone floors, Chinese antiques, local textiles and a rustic and atmospheric central Asian vibe. Amenities include air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, satellite TV, safe, fridge, en-suite bathroom, minibar and seating area. Guests have the choice to dine at the Deli Chamber serving classic Sichuan and Cantonese dishes or the Delights Chamber serving modern Asian and international cuisine. A highlight of the property is the rooftop café and bar, the Starry Lounge, which is a wonderful place to watch the sun rise and set over the beautiful desert dunes. There is also a health and massage spa, minimarket and free bicycle hire. The staff are all welcoming and friendly and happy to help arrange trips and tours. This is a character property in a wonderful location for exploring this historic and scenic area of Western China.

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Dunhuang, China

The Silk Road Dunhuang Hotel is located 3-kilometers south of Dunhuang city on the edge of the Gobi Desert. The airport is a 20-minute drive away and the hotel provides a free shuttle service on request.

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