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Zen Garden Hotel (Wuyi Yard)

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No.36 Xingren Alley, Wuyi Road, Dayan Town, Lijiang 674100, China
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Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a calm relaxing haven! So beautiful, with such a wonderful collection of Chinese antiques to admire while you rest with a cup of tea and the most amazing biscuits and fruit slices arranged as a work of art on a plate. The rooms are peaceful and arranged to open onto a terrace with seating for more relaxation and contemplation.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always a smile with tea and biscuits and orange when you come in from walking. So peaceful with the sounds of running water in a pond. Time to write messages and process photos in the middle of touring. In the middle of the ancient city means no cars and easy access to my room through the day.

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Dungog, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After hiking Tiger Leaping Gorge it was great to ring up the hotel from the gate of Lijaing old town, and be met by bag carrier and guide through the maze of alleys and waterways. After welcoming afternoon tea, we retired to our comfortable room and had necessary hot showers. Good views from the balcony, lovely courtyard and good nights... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beautiful Zen Garden hotel is located in proximity to the busy street life of Lijiang old town, but still very quiet at night. The view from the upper balcony is great. The staff was very sweet and helpful! And the cookies and tea in the afternoon were a true delight in the winter cold! We had a very pleasant... More 

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Thank isabell16
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

The zen garden is located in a narrow street of Lijiang center, a beautiful and extremely crowded town. Though the hotel is very quiet and silent. The all staff speaks English and everyone is very helpful and kind. They will give you suggestions to visit the surrounding of Lijiang. Towns like Baisha or Huhue are very charming and not faraway,... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Booked two nights,on the arrival, we didn't find the hotel so we called them to pick us up, someone came but brought us to a another hotel without telling us, when we realized it wasn't in the hotel we booked they told us they were renovating the hotel. I checked on several booking platforms and they were still selling rooms... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Like many 'courtyard' hotels behind a simple door a delightful hotel opens up set round a small court yard. Staff are extraordinarily helpful and the quiet rooms have everything you need. Some are smaller than others (the Chinese 'four poster' bed is a challenge for couples @6ft) hoever the twins are lovely. You are in the middle of the old... More 

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Estonia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

It's a wonderful place with very friendly staff, offers good breakfast and tea with biscuits whenever you come in. Excellent location. The only thing to cope with was the very cold room since there is no heating. Room is rather ascetic but you probably will not be there much else than night-time since the Old Town itself is just so... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

The only fault with this hotel is that the rooms are somewhat compact ... beautiful common areas, an incredibly helpful staff, good breakfasts and a very high level of service. If you can cope with a compact well designed room, then this is perfection. Thououghtly recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights, we had trouble locating the hotel the friendly policeman just outside the old town rang the hotel for us, within minutes we were met by one of the staff who carried are bags down to the hotel.we were given tea and biscuits on arrival the staff really looked after us.our room was really quaint... More 

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