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Zen Garden Hotel (Lion Mountain Yard)

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   No.37 Shuangshi Section, Xinhua Street, Old City, Lijiang 674100, China
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Ranked #14 of 454 hotels in Lijiang
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Guilin, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lijiang is a colorful lively tourist centre but after the first half day the tackiness and above all strident and overamplified music in every restaurant drove us mad! To retreat to the peace of the Zen Garden was bliss! The tasteful natural simplicity of the place was a refreshing contrast to commercial hotels yet we had all we needed plus... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

The Zen Garden (Lion Mountain Yard) is one of the most beautiful hotels we've ever stayed in. Staff carry your cases up the many stone steps to the hotel, which is on Lion Hill overlooking the rebuilt Old Town of Lijiang. Rooms and guest areas are in exquisite taste with traditional Chinese furnishings, the staff - mostly local Naxi women... More

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Chengdu, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

We stayed for 3 nights at the Zen Garden Hotel, it has such character and charm with a balcony where we sat every evening playing cards and drinking tea overlooking the old town. The staff were absolutely wonderful, able to organise trips for us and recommend places to visit. Super breakfast with a range of fruit, yogurts and toast. I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

We stayed five nights at the Zen Garden Lion Hill in October/November and are so glad we did. Old Town Lijiang is undergoing astronomically rapid change, and the town is now mostly a giant boisterous bazaar. The hotel – located on a hill overlooking the rooftops of Old Town -- was a welcome relief from the thumping bar scene, market... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

This hotel was probably the cutest we stayed during our trip. Its location grants the best views of Lijiang. The decor and the design are typically Chinese and absolutely lovely. The room size was good, with a separate tea room. Breakfast was good as well, with nice seeds biscuits we could not find anywhere else. Our room had what we... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

This hotel/inn is hiding in a side alley but in the center of the old town. quiet enough if rooms are booked on the second floor. the hotel staff was excellent and a small bed and breakfast feel to it. the staff for extremely nice and attentive. they went the extra mile automatically to help us arrange a birthday celebration... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

I was at the Zen Garden Hotel in Lijiang for 3 nights in June 2013 and i could,'t sleep at all. The noise in the street is very loud and go on very late at night. They gave me a very small room (500 Y per night) hard bed. I looked for a better hotel and on the last day... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Amazing beauty atop a hill overlooking the Old town, He Yumei has created a wonderful retreat. There is relaxing space here where you can eat or read. She provides breakfast and you can eat other meals here as well in this space. Naxi harpist awakens you in the morning with beautiful music, the staff will help you with anything including... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

Serene setting and service that convey clearly graciousness of location and culture. With sweeping views of Lijiang Old Town, Lion Mountain Yard offers a well balanced blend of traditional and modern. The team's kindness and assistance are unstinting and heartfelt. Location's proximity to many attractions adds to its value. Highly recommend the experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

Wonderful to travel to a foreign country and feel that ONE IS IN THAT COUNTRY !!! From the moment one steps into the Lion Hill Yard...one feels the tranquility...peacefulness...and serenity that the Owner has created....from the decor to the landscaping !!! It has an incredible panoramic view of Old Town...and only a few minutes down charming cobblestone paths into the... More

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Additional Information about Zen Garden Hotel (Lion Mountain Yard)

Also Known As:
Zen Garden Lijiang
Address: No.37 Shuangshi Section, Xinhua Street, Old City, Lijiang 674100, China
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Location: China > Yunnan > Lijiang
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
#9 Romantic Hotel in Lijiang
#31 Best Value Hotel in Lijiang
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Zen Garden Hotel (Lion Mountain Yard) 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Zengardenhotel Lion Hill Yard is very well situated in the center of the Old Town of Lijiang, next to the main entrance of the Weng Chan temple, with an unrivaled, riveting panoramic view over the roofs of the Old Town Dayan. The Zengardenhotel Lion Hill Yard is a private owned Boutique Hotel with in total 16 rooms on two levels. We provide 12 x Deluxe Standard Rooms, 2 x Chinese Antique Suites on the top with excellent views and 2 x Special Rooms. ... more   less 
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