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Secret Garden Boutique Hotel

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Jiuxian Village, Yangshuo County 541900, China
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

We didn't stay in the hotel but we came here for as meal in after rafting on the river and before setting off on bikes back to Yangshuo itself (Yes, it was 35 Celsius, and yes, it felt like 47 and yes we were probably mad but we enjoyed every second of it). The restaurant at the Secret Garden is... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Very nice andhidden paradise. Not really easy to find - but you will love it when you are there! Fantastic rooms - you feel there like some hundred years ago (but much more comfortable). Also the food is amazing - we loved it. Very friendly and helpful staff.

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Ramat Gan, Israel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Located in Jiuxian Village about 8kms from the center of Yangshuo it is between dramatic karst hills & the beautiful Yulong River. It is one of a few villages to still contain a number of authentic Qing Dynasty grey brick houses. The owners toiled hard to restore it with great care and run a tight ship with various different-looking rooms... More 

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Zug, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

We stayed here as part of our 12 day tour of China with The China Guide. I really wish I could give this place a good rating. The idea of The Secret Garden is excellent; a renovated farm house in the middle of green fields and hills. Unfortunately this hotel was lacking for us in many ways. We were given... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

the hotel is top, clean, great and helpful staff, big and confortable rooms, very good to relaxing and hang out, there are also good wifi and bikes for rent, on a plus the food is verry nice and not expensive all in all a hotel for you perfect trip to yangshuo!! nothing bad to say...good choice if you stay here!... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

Great place to enjoy the spectacular country side of this area, very relaxing. Strengths are excellent staff and wonderful food and an opportunity to spend time in some traditional houses which seem a rarity in the area now. Was a pleasure to simply stroll outside around sunset and come back for great dinner. By bicycle the area was easy to... More 

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Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

We stayed one night only at the Secret Garden, and that was my failing... I thought it was charming and so pretty... I wish I could have stayed at least one more day to just hang out in the courtyard to relax and enjoy my surroundings. My family had one room on the first floor, and one on the second.... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

The rooms are done very nicely with attention to detail, however our room was a bit damp (the weather overall was damp but the room was even cooler and damper). Thee staff is very nice and helpful and the location is also not too bad to explore the area.

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California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

This is a small, fairly dumpy property in the *middle of nowhere*. This can't be compared in any way, shape or form to the nicer places in Yangshuo.......like the Mountain Retreat, or the Dragon River Retreat. The place is a mess.........and the so-called "secret garden" is in reality a tiny and dirty courtyard in the middle of the hotel. And... More 

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Hong Kong
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

We had lovely few days here - the rooms are restored village houses and very charming with traditional style furnishings. Friendly staff and good food served in the open courtyard. Bike rides, rock climbing and and boat trips trips can all be arranged. Highly recommended.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Secret Garden is a boutique hotel with restaurant and art gallery, near the Yulong River in the beautiful Yangshuo countryside. We aim to preserve the beautiful Ming Dynasty buildings of this rural village; conserve the surrounding environment; and help develop the local community. If you are looking for a unique and inspirational environment in which to relax or explore, the Secret Garden Boutique Hotel is the perfect place for you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Secret Garden Boutique Hotel

Address: Jiuxian Village, Yangshuo County 541900, China
Location: China > Guangxi > Yangshuo County
Price Range: $62 - $87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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#3 Romantic Hotel in Yangshuo County
#4 Family Hotel in Yangshuo County
#17 Best Value Hotel in Yangshuo County
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