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“perfect for a long weekend at the rice terraces”
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Wisdom Inn
Hong Kong, China
Level 5 Contributor
49 reviews
22 hotel reviews
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“perfect for a long weekend at the rice terraces”
Reviewed October 25, 2012

stayed here for four nights and it's great! there's lots of roaming and rambling and visiting villages - Dazhai is the perfect base for visiting the rice terraces and the wisdom inn is super comfy and lovely with hard-working friendly owners who serve great food [breakfast is eggs and bacon and homemade bread with yoghurt and fruit and coffee and juice].

Room Tip: double rooms have a gorgeous view and twin bed rooms are at the back of the building with no view...
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
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Guangzhou, China
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Reviewed October 20, 2012

The Wisdom Inn is a wonderful find in a fantastic traditional village in Longsheng County. The bus ride from the airport is a harrowing one, but if you can make it, it is worth it to be in this idyllic setting. Sandy and her husband are gracious hosts! The village of Dazhai and neighboring area will soon look much different as the government has decided to make money on tourism. See this while you still can. The town people are friendly and seem to have bought in the the fact that visitors will be interrupting their traditional life a bit.
The walk from Dazhai to Ping'An is great, and getting back to the Wisdom Inn for a cold beer was just what we needed. Thanks, Sandy!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
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Gold Coast, Australia
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Reviewed September 19, 2012

We recently spent one night here. Sandy is a lovely host. She's very environmentally conscious. Room was clean with great views of the village and terraces. A very generous breakfast was included in the rate.
Make sure when you book that you choose the right Wisdom Inn! Sandy has been operating her business since 2009 and has built up a good reputation. Another inn across the way wasn't doing so well, so they recently changed their name to Wisdom Inn to try and profit from the reputation Sandy has built. The Chinese government permits businesses to copy other business names as long as they're in foreign language, however, Chinese business names can't be copied.
Sandy's Wisdom Inn is near the entrance of the village - second building on the left.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed June 26, 2012

We really liked this place. It must be the cleanest hostel in Dhazai. Sandy, the owner, was very friendly and had an answer to any question we asked. The room was big enough and the badroom comfortable. The view from our room was amazing. If you wanna get zen in China, this is the place to stay!

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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ktsy
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Reviewed June 22, 2012

Sandy pointed us towards great hiking and good food, as well as arranging transport from Guilin and to Yangshuo. Clean and pleasant, with a tasty breakfast. All around a great stay!

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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with friends
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byron bay
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Reviewed May 14, 2012

Most people seem to be going higher up for the so called fabulous views. The views are spectacular where ever you are. It is actually much quieter down below and you can watch the world go by!! Sandy is great. Everything is spotless. She knows the area and she told us about all the walks we could do. We walked for hours even in the rain. I would have loved to stay much longer as it is such good hiking country but the rain did get to us after 5 days. The people are wonderful with lots of humour. We had some great local food in the village. Wouldn't want to stay anywhere else!
Marleen from Byron Bay Australia

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
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Durban, South Africa
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Reviewed April 15, 2012

We booked in originally for 2 nights at this Inn which was recommended to us by Faye of Secret Garden in Yangshuo.Originally we were shown a room with a king size bed overlooking the back terraces but when we asked for a room with 2 beds were given a large room with a single and a double bed overlooking the village and the Rice terraces which was clean and comfortable. Unfortunately for us it was pouring with rain and we only ventured out onto the spectacular terraces on our arrival. The following day the rain was relentless. we cut short our stay.
Sandy was working single handed doing everything including the cooking which was was really good. She was run off her feet catering to the needs of 2 families with 7 young children between them as well as other guests so while we had to wait our turn for a meal it was worth it.
On the afternoon that we arrived the power was out and there was not a coffee to be had in the village for quite a while. Wisdom Inn only has a reception room which includes the dining area so in wet weather when the needs of young and old are to be catered to the only other option is to curl up on your bed with a book.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
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Property: Wisdom Inn
Address: Jinkeng Scenic Spot, Dazhai of Heping Country, Longsheng County 541701, China
Location: China > Guangxi > Longsheng County
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 65 B&Bs / Inns in Longsheng County
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Nice Hotel in Dazhai / Longsheng / Guilin / Guangxi / China. All Rooms with private western bathroom. Free - Wifi - Internet. Restaurant. We can organize for you dirct Bus to Guilin Railways Station or Airport. You hav e nice view from our Terasse to the Rice-Terasses of Dazhai. Home made bread and yoghurt. Local and Western Food. Western Breakfast. CRedit Cards Accepted. ... more   less 
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