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The Giggling Tree

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place outside of the city centre with a restaurant in the hotel. The room is spacious but a little dark but enjoyed every moment of the place. Lovely reception area where there is a fireplace for warmth which most of the guest spent their time in when everyone is in the hotel area. Hotel provide comprehensive picture bicycle tour...

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Exactly what you need if you're looking for a family-like atmosphere house in the amazing Yangshuo county. Nothing fancy, just simple and comfy. Food is great and reasonably priced. Offers good quality bikes for rent. Helpful, English speaking friendly staff as well.

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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

hi my wife plan and book, and i got the surprise... this one was very good. great local retreat in the middle of the mountains. easy access (meaning short distance), to all activities around. remodeled and well maintained typical local farm, with plenty of small activities. it has been the center of our trip, caves, bamboo rafting, moon hill, light...

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Four of us spent four nights at The Giggling Tree. We were collected from the airport by taxi which had been arranged by the hotel. Journey took about an hour. We arrived just before midnight which was too late to have a drink before bed but plenty of water was provided in the room. We had very good weather throughout...

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Charming inn in a collection of ancient buildings and courtyards, comfortably and thoughtfully renovated. The Dutch owners understand western accommodations but still maintain the local character with Chinese staff and cooks. Meals and drinks in the courtyard are a pleasure. Another outdoor space includes a pool, quiet spaces to lounge and areas for children to play. Hotel arranged a bamboo...

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Thank SHDuffy
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

First of all the scenery of Yangshuo is just beautiful and the Giggling Tree blends in very well. It's situated outside of the town which give you the opportunity to enjoy the country side immediately. All the major highlights can done or booked from the hotel. Don't expect a luxury hotel, it just has everything you need: nice ambiance, friendly...

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2016

As a family of 4 adults and 2 children we had travelled by train to Guilin where we were collected by taxi which had been arranged by the GT. Due to heavy traffic the journey to the guesthouse took 2 hours. The length of the trip paled into insignificance once we arrived. The surrounding scenery and location is stunning. We...

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Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent base for exploring on a mountain bike, kayak or raft. Guides available. Good selection of food both western and Chinese. Child friendly. Rooms basic but clean and had everything required including air conditioning and mosquito net. Staff very good. Would definitely recommend for couples, singles or families.

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The Giggling Tree is perfect for those looking for a comfortable stay, in beautiful surroundings, with plenty to do, all organised for you by incredibly helpful staff. The Dutch owners are welcoming, and there is a lovely relaxed atmosphere to the place. Would recommend staying more than 3 nights - there is so much to see! Western/Chinese menu makes dinner...

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Mayville, New York
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Three of us shared an upstairs room in this scenic, quaint, amazing Danish-owned B&B. It's hard to describe really, as it is a renovated farm. Room was fine with a bathroom/shower in it..beds comfortable. One downside to our room: some lightbulbs were out so it was darker than I would have liked. BUT the most fantastic thing is the bikes....

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the tiny village Aishanmen, close to the scenic Yulong river only 5 km west from tourist hotspot Yangshuo, we renovated traditional yellow brick farmer houses into a beautiful inn. The courtyard is breathtaking. Our atmospheric restaurant and terrace with scenic views give travelers the chance to breathe fresh air again. In April 2013 we have opened our outdoor swimmingpool. Why stay in the city, when the countryside is so amazing! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Giggling Tree

Address: Mainstreet Aishanmen village, 5 km from Yangshuo, Yangshuo County 541900, China
Region: China > Guangxi > Yangshuo County
Price Range: ₹ 2,322 - ₹ 3,193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 23
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“Upper floor rooms are a little quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles SHDuffy, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs is quieter if there are many families with kids staying there...the courtyard gets a little noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles Leslierx, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are ground or first floor”
 of 5 bubbles 849traceyd, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“They managed to change us to a room on the ground floor when I came in with a cane”
 of 5 bubbles lesliesP3037QC, 20 May 2016 | Read review
“The rooms on second floor more brighter”
 of 5 bubbles hyper64, 13 Dec 2015 | Read review
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