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Secret Garden Boutique Hotel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Castle Rock, Colorado
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is 8-10 km outside of Yangshuo, but it is well-worth the visit to escape the noise in town. I had a nice room with a king bed, and I enjoyed several meals at the hotel. Great staff - they are very good at arranging tours and providing taxi service into town and to the Guilin Airport. Great area...

Thank Cameron S
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We had requested the hotel to send a car to the Guilin airport to pick us up. It was about 40 minutes to an hour ride and the further along in the ride we went the more rural it became. I was a rainy, grey day adding to the suspense of our arrival. The driver stopped and we could not...

1Thank danniddery
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Secret garden is a real find, located in a quiet village away from the maelstrom of Yangzhou. Rooms are lovely, spacious, great showers. Breakfast includes omelettes and pancakes. We had dinner too and that was fine, lots of choice including western dishes if you fancy a change. Bikes available for a nominal charge which is a great way to explore...

Thank LCtravelbug
Reviewed 30 October 2016

What a perfect place to spend a few days out of the hustle and bustle of Chinese cities. The hotel was originally an old villa/house and has been lovingly and meticulously redesigned by a South African architect. The staff is very helpful and friendly with good English. The restaurant was excellent and inexpensive, which is important as the location is...

Thank VTNomads
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Located in a nobleman's old house, it's one of the more historic buildings in the area, with flowers vines etc overgrowing the walls making the whole thing a stunning setting. Location may seem a little out of the way but for that you will be grateful; the majority of things to do in Yangshuo are all a cycle away so...

Thank Jade P
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We stayed one night here after visiting the area. The hotel is a restored large old house/villa with several stairs and turns. We didn't realize it would be a bit tricky to carry luggage or we would have packed much lighter, but the staff were very kind and helped us carry it. We skipped dinner but had breakfast the next...

Thank frequentflyer414
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Getting there was a bit tricky - the curvy road through the rice paddy in the dark scared our bus driver - but other than that it was a completely perfect experience From the place itself - quaint, charming, all such words apply To our room - which was incredibly clean, comfortable, cozy and inviting To the staff - who...

Thank Tamar3
Shanghai Region, China
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We booked the Secret Garden Boutique Hotel based on a friend's recommendation. So happy we did. Love the ancient village atmosphere of the hotel. Peter has been a wonderful host. From the moment we walked in we we felt welcome, as if we were visiting someone's home. Our room was decorated to help us celebrate our anniversary and there was...

Thank Kim_Lee_Park
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I stayed here for 2 nights in October, just after the week long national holiday. Communication before we arrived was good, and with our time relatively short and an evening arrival we arranged for them to pick us up from Guilin airport for 300RMB. Nice car, no hassle. Had a meal on arrival, and also ate again...

1Thank sands3
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2016

This beautifully restored nobleman's house makes a very special hotel with lots of character and a wonderfully serene and calm atmosphere. The rooms are spacious and elegant, and very comfortable, with all the modern amenities you would expect. There are lots of lovely 'secret' sitting areas outside, so you can always find somewhere to sit alone if you want to....

1Thank Claire D

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Secret Garden is a boutique hotel with restaurant and art gallery, near the Yulong River in the beautiful Yangshuo countryside. We aim to preserve the beautiful Ming Dynasty buildings of this rural village; conserve the surrounding environment; and help develop the local community. If you are looking for a unique and inspirational environment in which to relax or explore, the Secret Garden Boutique Hotel is the perfect place for you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Secret Garden Boutique Hotel

Address: Jiuxian Village, Yangshuo County 541900, China
Region: China > Guangxi > Yangshuo County
Price Range: $79 - $115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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#3 Romantic Hotel in Yangshuo County
#4 Family Hotel in Yangshuo County
#17 Best Value Hotel in Yangshuo County
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“All rooms are beautiful and individual”
clairedO5324DM, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The rooms at the back of the property are probably quieter, but confirm with the hotel if this is a concern.”
GlobeUK1234, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are well appointed and away from any noise”
heather581, 28 Nov 2015 | Read review
“rooms upstairs are better as those downstairs can smell a bit musty.”
54do_do57, 22 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Each room is different but I think all of them are great.”
ZitaS_12, 25 Oct 2015 | Read review
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