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The Giggling Tree

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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed March 10, 2018

This recently renovated property, with new owners Richard and Curry ( who also run The Tea Cosy and Ancient Gardens),gives travellers the opportunity to experience a sense of history and the peace of the countryside away from a Yangshuo town which has become frenetic these...More

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Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

This is our 3rd time in Yangshuo, second time at the Giggling Tree and it is always a pleasure to be back. The accommodation is basic but the hosts are very friendly and it makes a real difference. We were just a bit annoyed as...More

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Reviewed November 10, 2017

We stayed at the Giggling Tree for three nights and whilst the guesthouse location is in the midst of beautiful karst mountains, we found the hotel accommodation rather basic and in need of much TLC. Our ground floor room was dark, damp and dank -...More

Thank MonkeyEscapade
Reviewed November 9, 2017

We spent 3 nights here and it was a real relaxing stay. The location is terrific with beautiful views on the Karst mountains. The owners are very nice and helpfull, they will do anything to make your stay worthwhile. When I told them my mom...More

Thank Kiki S
Reviewed July 25, 2017

An old farmers street transformed in a 23 bedroom (houses) guesthouse. All very simple and down to earth, yet all comfort available. The adventure deserves the stay, and the swimming pool makes it perfect. Western and Eastern kitchen (Dutch owners, Chinese staff), in a family...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
$50 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#16 Best Value Hotel in Yangshuo County
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$50 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#16 Best Value Hotel in Yangshuo County
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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angelachow
April 26, 2017|
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We arranged a shuttle from the hotel.
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"They should all be good."
852DavidJ852
2 million years ago
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"You might be better with a first floor rather than ground floor room"
MonkeyEscapade
2 million years ago
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"the rooms in the middle of the street on the ground floor."
TDB183
2 million years ago
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"Wifi is not consistent inside all rooms. Ask the staff for room recommendations if you need wifi."
Enumclaw1991
2 million years ago
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