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Secret Garden Boutique Hotel

Jiuxian Village, Yangshuo County 541900, China
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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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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013 via mobile

We visited the Secret Garden during Chinese New Year and loved the hotel, the food and the setting. The management and staff are fantastic and it is a welcome reprieve from Guilin and Yangshuo town. It is convenient enough to town to access bars and restaurants but far enough away to feel the solitude of rural Chinese life.

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Ian F, Owner at Secret Garden Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to spend Chinese New Year with us. We are happy you enjoyed the experience and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. More 

Vienna, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

Situated in a rural area of Souther China, the Secret Garden provides an interesting, unusual and beautiful environment whilst only some 17 minutes by an efficient and inexpensive taxi service to the attractive town of Yangshuo. The host, Fay is an extremely warm and welcoming person and these guests immediately felt at home in the charming, renovated stone building whist... More 

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Ian F, Owner at Secret Garden Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. I have passed your compliments on to our chefs. Thank you and we hope to meet again in future. More 

Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

This boutique hotel truly is unlike anywhere we have stayed before. Gorgeous buildings, lovingly renovated, in a picturesque location. It's not often that I would rate a hotel as the highlight of my trip, but this was everything we dared to hope for. Whilst we relaxed in the beautiful courtyard our kids raced around exploring the amazing buildings and gardens.... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

Staying at the Secret Garden was a unique and very special experience that far exceeded our expectations. The hotel is set in breathtaking scenery in a traditional stone courtyard building in a rural village. The staff are exceptionally friendly and helpful, and the building has been beautifully and sympathetically restored. You really feel in harmony with your surroundings, a visitor... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

This hotel provides a unique opportunity to experience Chinese rural village life in a stunning setting and great accommodation. Faye is a wonderful host and makes sure you enjoy your stay with members of her team. The restaurant serves up excellent Chinese and western food. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

This was a wonderful, extremely comfortable place to stay in the middle of rice paddies. The staff speaks English, and we relied on them to make arrangements for all of our outings. Peter took us on a long bike ride in the countryside with a hike to Moon Hill. He was great! The hotel is lovely in a setting off... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

Room was spacious, clean (crisp sheets) and comfortable (especially the bed). Setting was totally unique - couldn't stop taking photos. Staff spoke english. The best bit was the breakfast - possibly the best in rural China! Excellent coffee, a great choice on the menu and items were prepared as you'd expect them to be (home from home). Wonderful place -... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

We stayed here for two nights recently. The hotel is a refurbished house in an old village surrounded by karsts and paddy fields. The staff were incredibly friendly and helpful. They helped arrange drivers and activities. I highly recommend this place, particularly for people who want to get away from the more touristy Yangshou. If you are looking for something... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

We stayed here for 4 nights during the October national holiday and were hoping to escape the heaps of tourists travelling during this time. This was the perfect place. With only a couple of rooms, even though the hotel was fully booked it never felt crowded. As it is not in Yangshuo but in a little village a few km... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

I stumbled upon this place, and the owner showed me around. While I did not stay here, I can comment on the location, decor, and setting. Truly unique. The location and setting are phenomenal. Set back in a small village, against the karsts. Views and experience are one of a kind. The entire hotel was immaculate.

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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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#3 Romantic Hotel in Yangshuo County
#5 Family Hotel in Yangshuo County
#20 Best Value Hotel in Yangshuo County

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