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Cozy 4 room inn located in picturesque Boao on Hainan Island in the South China Sea. Run by an American and her Chinese photo journalist husband. Hearty western breakfast included. Private guided photographic tours of remote Li and Miao villages, secluded beaches, flora and fauna. Wi-Fi, satellite TV. Excellent location for cyclists and sea/river kayakers. Airport pick up/drop off available.
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I visited this B&B late in 2012. The owner was stressed, snapping at us to stay out of the kitchen, and miserable. She had just been evicted from her property, which no longer had beach access or views due to massive construction around. Her breakfast was very good and the room
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Response from BoaoInn, Owner at Boao Inn B&B
Responded Mar 19, 2013
Well you got me on this. I was having a challenging week as you so clearly pointed out. I successfully ran my Inn for more than 5 years gaining many awards as well as being Lonely Planet's #1 pick for Hainan in the last two editions. I am currently developing a network of unique, locally owned and operated Inns that will continue to offer the best services and cultural experience off the beaten path all around Hainan. That you preferred staying at a large impersonal resort is proof that you were looking for a more homogenous travel experience. Boao is undergoing some construction, that is true but it is still a charming little town that has the most wonderful people living there...Anyone looking for a place to stay there can still contact me and I will happily help you find a place to stay and arrange tours for you. 86+ 13876271007 SKYPE: elizabethkiderlen email elizabeth@hainan-letsgo.com
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We spent 2 lovely days in Bo'ao at Bo'ao Inn with 2 wonderful american breakfasts and banana's muffins. This stay was better than expected with great and interesting conversations with Elizabeth, who knows a lot and not only about Bo'ao. Next time we will stay longer to have
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When we were heading to Hainan Island we were looking for some wild beaches to just enjoy the beauty of nature and untouched sea: palm trees, coconut trees and tiny cozy cocohuts. But we were so so so wrong! There's no place like Mandrem Goa on Hainan Island. We headed to
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After a hectic month studying Mandarin at Hainan University in Haikou, busy with classes, homework and speaking Chinese 24-7, it was a blessed relief to arrive at the Boao Inn for a relaxing weekend. It was wonderful to chat in English and to enjoy a magnificent American style
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If your looking for a warm homy place on your way go the sunny beachs and resorts of sanya - Elizabeth's inn is your address. Starting with the simple fact you can talk (and be understood...) in English, continuing with the rich breakfasts, deataied information of what you can
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"Ask for the mosquito machine"
"All the rooms are spacious, clean and comfortable and have air conditioning."
"All of the rooms seem to be in good condition. Some have private bathrooms. Pick a seat closest to the pancakes or you may not get to eat as many as you want because we were all fighting over them."
"The double room overlooking the road in front was bright and quiet."
"Family suite has the shared bathroom off the twin room, not the double"
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