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Secret Garden Boutique Hotel

Jiuxian Village, Yangshuo County 541900, China
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Wittersham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

On my travels, I always say 'never go back' as invariably the second visit never lives up to the first. Secret Garden is the exception. Having visited 2 years ago, when it was very much the highlight of our trip, we decided to bring our friends to relive our earlier experiences. Efficiently collected from the airport we were transported to... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The most amazing place where everything is great. Faye and her staff are wonderful and will arrange everything for you always with a smile. They arranged our travel to and from the airport, all our activities and I can't recommend this hotel highly enough. I live in China and brought friends from Australia to visit - they didn't want to... More

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Northern Illinois
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90 reviews 90 reviews
21 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am going to echo everyone else and say this place is perfect. If you want to feel like you are in the real China, then you want to stay here. Jiuxian is a fascinating little village that time has forgotten. People are going about their daily lives just outside of the Garden; inside though, you will find a very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just perfect place to stay. Out of horrid Yangshuo (but still cycling distance), by the river where you can take endless day trips. Gorgeous renovation, and amazing staff. Plus great food! Highly recommended! I liked how they seemed to involve local community in selling bikes, and it feels like a hotel sensitive to local population. Even if you can't stay,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were x2 couples and stayed in the Secret Garden for 4 days in September. We all agreed this was our favorite place whilst traveling China for x3 weeks. The accommodation was perfect set in the lovely village of Jiuxian. The staff were very helpful organizing tours for us, We cycled for 1.5hrs and then had a 2hr bamboo raft... More

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ian h, Owner at Secret Garden Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you from all of our staff, it was a pleasure welcoming you to our Secret Garden. We are all delighted we were able to help make our village and hotel the favourite part of your China experience. More

Morris Plains, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The Secret Garden is amazing! It is a collection of fascinating buildings which have been lovingly renovated to maintain the original beauty while providing guests with luxury and comfort. The arrangement of the buildings and gardens allows for guests to enjoy peaceful quiet in the lovely guestrooms and wander through the charming gardens to relax or enjoy a meal in... More

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ian h, Owner at Secret Garden Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

On Behalf of Faye, myself and the whole Secret Garden family, thank you so much for your wonderful comments. It was a pleasure getting to know you both. It is such a reward for us knowing that our efforts at preserving these buildings and taking care of customers are so greatly appreciated. All the best for your future travels. More

London, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

A wonderful experience! We arrived to Yanghsuo on a rainy evening and the only thing we had in mind was some food and a good night sleep. Well we got much more than that! The food was excellent, serving both chinese and western options. All of the houses have been restored, keping their traditional character, which fits to the environment.... More

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ian h, Owner at Secret Garden Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

It was an absolute pleasure welcoming you into our Secret Garden. Ding is very happy she was able to help you make your stay even more enjoyable. More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

At heart I'm a bit of a 5-star kind of guy. The resort that typically excites me is seething with swimming pools, restaurants, bars and spas, and topped off with things like tennis courts or water-sports paraphernalia. This is not that. And for that, I'm so glad. No, Secret Garden Boutique Hotel is not the lap of luxury. There's not... More

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ian h, Owner at Secret Garden Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your very thorough and honest review. Our staff appreciate your kind words and are so glad they were able to help make your experience a wonderful one. More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

The place is just wonderful, located in an ancient abandoned village. The rooms were quite nice, and you can sit and eat or drink in the open. The service was very good, they organised taxis and cars for us to go around. The food was very good too !

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ian h, Owner at Secret Garden Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your excellent review. We look forward to meeting you again on your next visit. More

Beijing, China
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We stayed at Secret Garden with our 2 children for 4 nights over Mid Autumn Festival, and thoroughly enjoyed it. The hotel is beautifully and conveniently located at the foot of a karst in the historic village of Jiuxian (see Attractions) - an oasis away from the tourist bustle and busy main road, yet only a 5 minute walk to... More

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ian h, Owner at Secret Garden Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Faye, Peter, Leah and the rest of our Secret Garden family really appreciate your kind words and hope to get the chance to spend time with your family again in the future. More

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Address: Jiuxian Village, Yangshuo County 541900, China
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Location: China > Guangxi Zhuang > Yangshuo County
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Number of rooms: 7
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