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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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... More 

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Northville, MI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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... More 

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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

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 April 8, 2015

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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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

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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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

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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