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Secret Garden Boutique Hotel

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 July 2015

This hotel is tucked away in a beautiful ancient village near Yangshuo. From the moment we arrived until the moment we left we had a wonderful time. The hotel and rooms have been designed and decorated with a loving attention to detail and the result is amazing. The staff at the hotel were able to arrange everything we wanted to...

Thank Larry P
Sherwood Park, Canada
Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

What a secret gem! Secret Garden is a lovely hotel outside the hustle and bustle of Yangshuo with a top-notch reception team (special thanks to Rebecca, Molly, and Liu Liu!). The staff go way out of their way to help you plan your Yangshuo visit. We booked a Li river bamboo rafting trip and everything went very well. Highly recommended!...

Thank Maril05
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 1 July 2015

This is a little gem in Yangshuo tucked away in the country side next door to farmers and locals. The hotel has various old village houses renovated but still kept the traditional Chinese look. We stayed there our entire trip and took a car out whenever we needed to go anywhere. The staff were helpful and speak English very well....

Thank C L
Reviewed 3 June 2015

This hotel is about 110-15 minutes outside of Yangshuo, away from the hustle. It is in a small village. The construction from old village buildings is phenomenal and the rooms are all different and meet all needs. The sitting areas in a lot of the buildings are extremely well decorated and most enjoyable. The breakfasts are outstanding and the staff...

1Thank Wdilda
Fairfax County, Virginia
Reviewed 28 May 2015

When my husband and I think back to our China Honeymoon our fondest memory is the three nights spent at the Secret Garden in Yangshuo. Although the drive down did worry us both a bit (very rural, sometimes through dilapidated neighborhoods) once we got to the destination we were relieved. (It was one of those, all the reviews are fantastic...

1Thank Jynxed_It
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 May 2015

what is special about this hotel? It's in the middle of the countryside far away from the main town and the entrance is through a small arch way over small slabs and mud - not easy with suitcases but there is plenty of help available. The room was comfortable and reminded me of a old farmhouse. The food was excellent...

1Thank KSpiers
Reviewed 9 May 2015

We had a busy vacation of travel in China, and our stay at Secret Garden was the highlight. The surroundings are breathtaking, and Faye and her team have thought of every detail. We really felt like we got to experience ancient China here and feel so fortunate to have found it. The food was amazing and very reasonable compared to...

2Thank Gina C
Reviewed 6 May 2015

Faye and her team were wonderful- they made us feel so at home. The rooms are spacious, well appointed, the restaurant serves delicious food and the staff was very helpful. Our whole visit was charmed- easy email communication prior to arriving to help with things to do once we arrived. The hotel is able set up cooking classes (don't miss...

1Thank Sarah K
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 23 April 2015

Guilin is breathtaking, and there is no better place than the Secret Garden to experience this incredible part of China. The hotel is off the beaten path, down windy roads that make you wonder if the driver as the correct address. Even the entranceway leaves you doubting, as it is understated and there is much construction. Once you are shown...

1Thank DRaff3
gold coast
Reviewed 23 April 2015

An interesting 12km car ride from Yangshuo, through the most amazing scenery I have ever seen and we arrived at this tiny village, of which the Secret Garden Hotel is part of. A collection of ancient village homes have been beautifully restored to create a wonderful "boutique hotel". The hotel oozes character - stoned pathways, lush vegetation, gorgeous rooms, delicious...

Thank jannyj

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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: $68 - $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
#16 Best Value Hotel in Yangshuo County
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“All rooms are beautiful and individual”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles GlobeUK1234, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are well appointed and away from any noise”
 of 5 bubbles heather581, 28 Nov 2015 | Read review
“rooms upstairs are better as those downstairs can smell a bit musty.”
 of 5 bubbles 54do_do57, 22 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Each room is different but I think all of them are great.”
 of 5 bubbles ZitaS_12, 25 Oct 2015 | Read review
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