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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sunrise Beach, Australia
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45 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This hotel is so unique tucked away in Jiuxian Village about 7km from Yangshou. Its Qing dynasty buildings have been repaired and renovated to reveal rooms in nooks and crannies and corners. It is quite gorgeous and we couldn't stop taking photographs of it. The hotel is made of lots of wood and clay bricks and is clearly ancient. There... More 

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Tianjin, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is set in a quiet village away from the tourist hordes and offers lovely bucolic views of the surrounding hills and countryside. The hotel is a renovated old building and has charm aplenty. The staff are unbelievably friendly and mostly speak good English. The Secret Garden itself has a decent but small menu, there are a couple of... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to 50 countries worldwide and I travel about 18x a year...at this moment in time, there are only 2 nice hotels in Yangshuo, this one and the very much more expensive Banyan Tree Resort. This one is quite far from Yangshuo town center (which is extremely rowdy and crowded - so you are much better off staying... More 

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London, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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... More 

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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!... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 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... More 

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Fairfax County, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 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... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 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... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 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... More 

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