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Hidden Dragon Villa

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Ji Wo Du Village, Big Banyan Tree Scenery Zone, Yangshuo County 541900, China
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Ranked #16 of 368 Hotels in Yangshuo County
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 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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    4 of 5 stars
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Hong Kong, China
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238 reviews 238 reviews
67 hotel reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We stayed here for three nights. It is a quiet peaceful spot 5km out of town. Our room is nicely furnished in traditional Chinese style and it is lovely and warm. This is important in December. Breakfast is not included in our room price but it us good value and views from the roof terrace restaurant are pretty amazing. The... More 

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Hong Kong, China
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The Hidden Dragon Villa was the first of two hotels our family of 4 stayed in during our trip to Yangshuo. An evening arrival, we were greeted warmly by the reception staff with a welcome sign posting our names (a charming little touch). The layout is an open-air central foyer with entry to upstairs rooms via staircase, and a restaurant/bar... More 

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Mission Beach
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We made our third trip to Yangshuo during Golden Week (early October 2014) and again stayed at the Hidden Dragon. Others have commented on the beautiful view. We haven't tired of it and continue to enjoy watching the sun go down from the rooftop garden over a drink. This trip was bracketed by business, and we chose Hidden Dragon so... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Granted, the bed is rock hard, and you'll have to wait a couple om mins for hot water. It could have been cleaner. But the share hospitality and warmth you'll get is what makes this hotel the little gem that it is. Eat at the rooftop restaurant. Ask the manager for the rice wine (overlook his attempt to convince you... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We heard from friends that we should go to straight to Yangshuo instead of Guilin, and by a coincidence(actually because of the pictures posted of the view from the hotel rooms) we ended up in Hidden Dragon Villa just 5 km outside of Yangshuo. What a great decision! The Hidden Dragon is a quiet nice small family hotel, where we... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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32 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This hotel is an old style Chinese building based around an internal courtyard. The room was very pleasant, and the view from the window was mind blowing as it faced the karst peaks only a few hundred metres away. The receptionist (there was only one while we were there) was exceptional. With quiet good English she organized everything for us,... More 

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Hong Kong
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33 reviews 33 reviews
29 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Hotel location is good, however you do need to rely on taxis into Yangshuo itself. Very local service = average in other countries. Staff were pleasant enough. Bathrooms could have been a little cleaner and less moldy, but bedrooms were ok. Our room was very noisy early in the morning with trucks going past as there was a lot of... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

Hotel is strategically located within the scenic corridor. Staffs are friendly and room is clean. Only complaint was the bed bug or whatever that bit me all over my feet during my sleep. It's been a week and I am still scratching!

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Tucson, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

This hotel was in a beautiful, quiet location, just on the outskirts of Yangshuo. It is actually in a separate village. A brief stroll through the quiet village leads you to peaceful cultivated valleys. The room was clean and as we expected from the photographs online. The bathroom was not as nice as we expected, and the tap water smelled... More 

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Labin, Croatia
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

This is definitely the most nicest and most friendly hotel we have been from the 6 hotels we changed in our journey through China from Hong Kong to Beijing!.We booked the hotel having seen the views from the rooms but were so satisfied with everything else that we would highly recomend this hotel to everybody. After staying in Guilin for... More 

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Address: Ji Wo Du Village, Big Banyan Tree Scenery Zone, Yangshuo County 541900, China
Location: China > Guangxi Zhuang > Yangshuo County
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hidden Dragon Villa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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