Turpan Silk Road Lodges – The Vines is situated in the tranquil Muna’er Cun, a historic Uyghur village just outside the centre of Turpan. Surrounded by grapevines, it features traditional Uyghur architecture and decoration, as well as a sun terrace and classy rooms with free wired internet. On-site parking is free. Silk Road Lodges is 200 metres from Emin Minaret and a 3-minute drive from Turpan’s city centre. The hotel has just 5 rooms. Offering views of the surrounding grapevines, all the spacious rooms are fitted with both air conditioning and heating facilities. A minibar, a fridge and ironing facilities are also included. En suite bathrooms include hairdryers, shower facilities and slippers. The tour desk can help organise sightseeing and cycling trips. Guests can also relax in the garden or enjoy a foot massage treatment. Childcare, laundry and fax/photocopying services are also available. The restaurant, owned by the hotel, is located just a 5-minute stroll. It serves a fine selection of Uyghur cuisine.