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Zen Garden Hotel (Wuyi Yard)

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

The rooms and bathroom of Zen Garden are quite basic but I think for the whole experience Zen Garden is perfect for a stay in Lijiang. The staff were very friendly and helpful, we booked an airport pickup and someone from the hotel came to meet us from the main road to help with our bags. Most staff speak some...

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Hanoi, Vietnam
Reviewed 8 March 2017

The Zen garden hotel is very nice hotel in the old town, within walking distance for everything. The receiption is nice with wonderful biscuse and welcome tea. The only weak point is the hot water is not so good, so it is a bit difficult in the winter.

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Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I enjoyed the feeling about being immersed in the ancient town with a building to match. The views were great and it was located a short walk to more of the action in ancient tow. Lots of sites, restaurant and amenities near by

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Carcassonne, France
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Hotel is basic but clean and ideally located. Staff are very friendly and will help you with luggage which has to be manhandled to the hotel as there is no car access. Many restaurants in the area which is good as the hotel has none. Breakfast is served the reception and is basic but OK. Location and staff make the...

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Scotts Head, Australia
Reviewed 13 January 2017

This was a beautiful place to land after a long trip and has everything you need, including awesome location, atmosphere and hospitality. The room was small for twin share but beds super comfy and great tea. You're right at the heart of the old town so it's a tourist swarm, but so easy to venture out into the rural areas....

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Located in a traditional house with rooms clustered around a central courtyard, this is a charming place to stay....and the staff definitely help it make it so. Very warm, friendly and helpful. And yes, they speak English. We would awake some mornings to the sounds of a woman playing a traditional stringed instrument. The rooms are only big enough for...

Thank RianDM
Shanghai, China
Reviewed 4 January 2017

It's a small (simple) but very cozy hotel, with 10+ rooms in a small inner courtyard, located near the small and big stone bridge, at the heart of Lijiang Ancient (old town) Town. The rooms cost are fair for this type of hotel, but what is exceptional is the staff - given its a little hard to find if you...

Thank subtlesilver
Reviewed 31 December 2016

I was picked up in the front entrance the first night to take me to the hotel since old town street can be confusing. Welcomed with a hot cup of tea and some tasty cookies. Very comfortable room with heater brought to the room and also electric blanket. Great view of part of the old town from the room. The...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 21 November 2016

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...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 17 November 2016

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...

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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 

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Address: No.36 Xingren Alley, Wuyi Road, Dayan Town, Lijiang 674100, China
Region: China > Yunnan > Lijiang
Price Range: €41 - €48 (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
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“Second floor for a better view from the balcony.”
devis0n, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Upper rooms have a bit of a view. Lower ones had nice sunshine during the winter afternoons.”
  • The central courtyard
RianDM, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“great views from upstairs balcony”
charlesdavis66, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The 2nd floor had beautiful views over the old town but only stairs to access them. No lifts.”
kaungn, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All rooms face on to the courtyard.”
TerryUSA2015, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
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