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Secret Garden Boutique Hotel

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Jiuxian Village, Yangshuo County 541900, China
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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... More 

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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Faye and her team provided us with an excellent level of service with a warmth and kindness that is rare to find anywhere in the world. This is not a hotel to come to if you want it to be the same as any bland international chain and that is exactly its charm - the people who run it are... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As soon as we arrived we knew this place was special - the old buildings, converted into a hotel with obvious care, are lovely, and the rooms are spic and span, and spacious. There's a multi-level terrace area, where delicious food can be had, or just a cold beer, and a gallery with art displays in. The neighbours rent bikes... More 

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oville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perhaps a little more expensive than other hotels, but after staying one night in another (higher rated) hotel, we know, nothing compares to the Secret Garden for the charm of rural China that we were looking for, and it was perfect. The staff are delightful, food is delicious and the decor and gardens provide a soothing environment -- a great... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Secret garden is a great place to stay if you can afford it. It has the charm and decoration of traditional china architecture, it is quite, people are nice, location is perfect (in a small traditional village). Great experience.

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China
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was recommended to us by a friend. We were a large group therefore did not find enough available rooms. However we made it a point to visit this place for dinner. The food was excellent. It was lovely to sit under a hut and watch the full moon come up with some great wine and excellent chinese food.... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is a genuinely unique and amazing !!. We stayed here with our two sons aged 9 and 7 and having stayed in hotels in many countries we all agreed that this is the best place we have ever stayed !!. Faye and all the staff were very friendly and the room / food was simply fantastic.... we went... More 

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is wonderful. Gorgeous country farmhouse converted to comfy boutique hotel filled with gardens and secret passageways. The rooms are beautiful, the gardens are beautiful, the village is beautiful...it all comes together to make a perfect Yangshuo getaway. There's a guy renting bikes right outside the hotel, which makes for convenient transportation around the countryside. Also, you can walk... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned from another delightful stay at the Secret Garden. This time we stayed in one of the newly added rooms, which was beautifully decorated, nice hot shower and with lovely little terrace. The bed was also incredibly comfortable - and we slept so well! The owners (Fengzi, who is something of a local celebrity - and Faye) were as... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We have stayed in Secret garden for 2 nights at the beginning of March 2015. The staff was very helpful and arranged all the transport for us including the boat ride on Li River from Yangshuo. They speak good English and are very nice. We were unlucky with the temperature as it was really cold - around 7 degrees for... More 

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