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Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though the rooms are simple, this Guesthouse is awesome. The staff is really the best. Gentle, helpful, caring, they make your stay the most pleasant. And in the mornings, around 8:30, a lady musician comes play her Zheng (Chord instrument), which is a very calming and soft music for breakfast. The breakfast is great for westerners, toasts, eggs, fruits... More 

Thank MarcolovesChina
Singapore, Singapore
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

staying at Zen Garden hotel feels like staying in a wooden alpine chalet with rooms overlooking a small courtyard garden. You are completely sheltered from the old town buzz, yet five minutes walk from its central square. I stayed in November and the very hot shower was very welcome. Manager Yang Zhi Mei speaks English and is always helpful. As... More 

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wolverhampton, uk
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is so handy for the Old Town, a 5-minute walk to the main square. Despite this we did not hear any noise late at night so it was also very relaxing. The people are fantastic; always there with tea and sunflower seed biscuits, and nothing was too much trouble for them. Very pleased with our choice, thank you... More 

Thank highfieldhouse
Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a 21 day trip in China this was our favourite hotel from a list of four star hotels several of which were "upgraded". Really peaceful and perfectly located, the staff were all pleasant and helpful the breakfasts tasty and plentiful. Tea and biscuits seemed to be available around the clock and appeared whenever we passed through reception.

Thank MikeOffiler
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Good, quiet, location in the old town. Relaxing courtyard with views to the mountains. Staff very friendly and helpful in arranging sight seeing trips, connections to airport, and local knowledge. Very nice Western style breakfasts.

Thank Eudoxia04
Reading, UK
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147 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We just loved this place. We came here after the noise and bustle of Chengdu and felt instantly at home. Nearby was a lot of noisy loud music, but it all stopped at 11 p.m.and it is so much easier to tolerate noise if you know it is going to stop! The staff were so helpful. Nothing was too much... More 

Thank JanettaDavies
Nambucca Heads, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Ideal location near main square old town. Exceptionally helpful front desk to organise visit to mountains, taxi to airport etc. Small, comfortable rooms with en suite bathrooms in authentic, style building. Good breakfast. Look for the pet Lama at the entrance!

Thank charlesdavis66
Beijing, China
1 review
Reviewed 20 September 2016

It is a small quiet hotel in the noisy Lijiang .You can view the beautiful old architecture, enjoy the friendly service and the somewhat small breakfast. You cannot reach the Hotel by car because it is located in the old town. Ask for a luggage carrier before.

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57 reviews
48 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

The most impressive feeling are the staffs here who can communicate in English and being so very helpful, by our whole trip in China that unable to find a person who speak a word of English, we found two person here. They also reply email in English perfectly and offer a pick up from airport with 100 RMB per car... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

I arrived at this hotel quite late at night. A man from the hotel met my taxi at the main road outside the old town, grabbed my two suitcases and hand luggage and took them for me down the cobbled lanes into the old town to the hotel. Tea and sesame seed cookies were waiting for me. I was hungry... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
ZENGARDENHOTELS LIJIANG Wuyi YardZengardenhotels Wuyi Yard in Lijiang China offers you two very beautiful Naxi-Style courtyard hotels, carefully originally designed as traditional timber construction and natural stone wall and pavements. All the rooms have a little balcony with seats which are orientated to the open green yard where you can enjoy the sunshine.The Zengardenhotels Wuyi Yard is very well situated in the center of the Old Town of Lijiang, next to the Si Fang square and the stone bridge. It is a little hidden gem with a wonderful view over the roofs of the Old Town Dayan to the Wang Gu Lou Pagoda on the Lion Hill. Especially in the night you have a very scenic view over the illuminated Old Town from the 2. level of Wuyi Yard.Entering the gate into the peaceful and relaxing teahouse of Zengardenhotels Wuyi Yard you are surrounded by lovely orchids, bonsai trees, Koi-fish-pond and cozy sunshine places. You can listen to the music from ancient Chinese Gujin instruments and sense the Chinese traditional atmosphere and culture while the bubble sound of the fishpond calm down the hectic rush of normal life. A very tasteful aesthetic atmosphere has been created from a collector of art and crafts who leads you into the fine art of ancient China with its skillful design works. Therefore the reception and the teahouse in Zengardenhotel Wuyi Yard are very well decorated with high class Chinese antiques furniture, vases, paintings and fine art wood carvings from the Ming and Qing Dynasty. You can drink the best blends of the famous and healthy PU-ER Tea while you can enjoy the privacy of the relaxing Zen Garden reading some books from the library or improve your calligraphy skills the owner can teach you how to use the brushes. Listening to the Chinese music you are also invited to burn some incense on our little private Buddhism altar. Everyone is welcome to enjoy the individual high class private atmosphere of our teahouse. If you like to book the complete house for your private company’s event we like to arrange all the things you need. The Zengardenhotel Wuyi Yard is a private owned Boutique Hotel with in total 16 rooms on two levels. We provide 14 x Standard Rooms and 2 x Special Rooms. • 14 x Deluxe Standard Double Rooms 20m2, with Twin beds 2.00 x1.0m luxury mattress (can be combined to one big bed), are comfortable and well equipped with modern toilet and separated shower, hair-dryer pp. sideboard with flat screen TV 24”, telephone international open line, ADSL Lan-cable, W-Lan.• 2 x Special Rooms 22m2, with Antique Chinese Wedding bed 2.00 x1.60m are comfortable and well equipped with modern toilet and separated shower, hair-dryer pp. sideboard with flat screen TV 24”, telephone international open line, ADSL Lan-cable, W-Lan.The Zengardenhotel Wuyi Yard offers a public business corner with two Desktop PC’s for surfing the web, free of charge. If you bring your own laptop or wifi mobile you can use our W-Lan for free. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Zen Garden Hotel (Wuyi Yard)

Address: No.36 Xingren Alley, Wuyi Road, Dayan Town, Lijiang 674100, China
Region: China > Yunnan > Lijiang
Price Range: £36 - £41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Zen Garden Hotel (Wuyi Yard) 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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Zen Garden Lijiang
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#3 Romantic Hotel in Lijiang
#4 Best Value Hotel in Lijiang
#5 Family Hotel in Lijiang
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“great views from upstairs balcony”
 of 5 bubbles charlesdavis66, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The 2nd floor had beautiful views over the old town but only stairs to access them. No lifts.”
 of 5 bubbles kaungn, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All rooms face on to the courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles TerryUSA2015, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“2nd floor rooms have a nice view”
 of 5 bubbles moshesa, 16 May 2016 | Read review
“Hotel is difficult to locate initially. Should contact hotel to meet a the Old Town Gate.”
 of 5 bubbles KSTham, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
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