Baiyun Hotel on Huangshan Mountain
Baiyun Hotel is on of of the main trails on the top of Huangshan and ideally located if you want to stay on the mountain over night. The hotel is one of the most affordable and comfortable places to stay on the mountain, well maintained and has friendly and professional staff.
Location & Getting There
The easiest way to get to the Baiyun Hotel is to take the eastern cable car route (Yun Gu cable car) to the top of the mountain then hike around 1 kilometer down the main western trail. There are signs on the trail clearly marking the location of Baiyun Hotel so you will not have a problem finding it.
Rates, bookings and availability
Prices range from 150rmb which is the official room rate for dorm beds to over 1,600rmb for a triple room. Prices can vary from weekdays to weekends and from the peak season in summer to the low season in winter.
If you are staying at a hotel or hostel in Huangshan City before going to Huangshan, ask your hotel to arrange a dorm bed for you. They should be able to negotiate a price of 80-100rmb.
The hotel will normally only keep bookings until 6pm so make sure you check in before then or book with a credit card.
Rooms & facilities
Everything on Huangshan such as food, water and clean linen is carried up by porters so the hotel is very Spartan. There are shared toilets for the dorms which are reasonable but no showers. Private rooms do have showers with hot water. Heating in winter tends to be bad so the rooms are normally cold.
The hotel has a 5 star (expensive) restaurant, internet access, a business center, conference room and a large lobby.
Baiyun Hotel is a large professionally run hotel with well trained and friendly staff. The lobby is staffed 24 hours a day and the staff will go out of their way to make your stay enjoyable. They are also a good source of information on which trails are open and how to get around the mountain.
Address & Phone number
Hostel name in Chinese – 白云宾馆
Address – Tianhai Area, Huangshan Mountain, Anhui Province