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Small Swiss homestay

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No.6-6 Shihjhuo, Jhong-he Village, Juci Town, Chiayi County 604, Taiwan
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Small Swiss homestay
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Little Swiss in Ali Mountain's Ding Shizhuo (literally "stone table at the top") is truly a hidden treasure, a subtropical mountain paradise tucked away above 1800 ft. where we stayed from 4/8-4/10/2015. The rooms were clean, comfortable, and each room had its own bathroom. The picture windows in each room looked out to a vast mountain range and a tea... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

This is my first time in Alishan, Taiwan. Unforgetable place. The lodge is very clean with a postcard view outside and breakfast was great. The tour was arranged by Uncle Charlies and it was perfect. He was very accomodating and even took his time to bring us in very good authentic restaurant. If you don't want the hassle to plan... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We booked a private tour with Small Swiss. Everything was great from online booking to directions, transport, commentaries, the rooms' spaciousness, comfort and views. David brought us to 'non-tourisy' eateries which served delicious and authentic local dishes. His homestay is actually within his tea plantation which smelled excellent while we sat at the balcony enjoying the sunset. Wifi was fast... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Stayed here in December and it was a truly memorable and enjoyable stay. The minshu though not very high up the mountain is in a tea plantation and very close to some very nice walks. We arrived at night and woke up to lovely view of Alishan famous 'Sea of Clouds', which is surreal when seen in the horizon over... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Our family of 5 chose to stay with small swiss and we were genuinely satisfied and happy with all the arrangements made. Pick up and send off: David was right on time to pick us up from chiayi HSR station. He was a careful driver and provided us with knowledgeable insights of the sights along the way. For a fee,... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Small Swiss Homestay (Minsu) is located mid-way up to Alishan National Scenic Area, which is near to Shihjhuo town. It is about 2 hours drive from Chiayi City. Arrangement to pick up at the Chiayi Train Station can be arrange with the minsu owner, Mr. Charlie Liu or Mr. David Liu (father & son team) if you come by THSR.... More 

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Singapore
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

It is my second time at small Swiss as I had a good experience the first time. I choose this place again for the comfortable and cosy accommodation that is well kept by David's wife. Meals and guide all provided. Do not need to worry and David ensures that all of us are well fed. He is knowledgeable. Would definitely... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Writing this while on my last night at Small Swiss. We are a big group of 15 people with a granny who has some difficulty in walking. It was our first time to Alishan. From TA reviews, we decided on Small Swiss as David covers all our needs ie transportation, meals n guide. We left all the planning and guide... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

David pick my family of 4 from Sun Moon Lake. Took us to an excellent meal in Chiayi and then to the minsu. View from our room (sunglow) is fantastic. David was also our tour guide for the next 2 days. Went to Yushan and Fenchihu and Alishan. Good local knowledge and good food recommendation. Very patient as my two... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Stayed at Small Swiss end Oct and engaged Mrs Xu's tour services with David's recommendation. This is my first time to Alishan and I am really happy that I chose the right place to stay. The view was just superb, when you wake up to the view of tea plantations and beautiful sky and mountains. It was a really comfortable... More 

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