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The Giggling Tree

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Reviewed 28 May 2008

Giggling Tree is situated in a village a short distance away from the main touristy area in Yangshou. The green surroundings, fresh air and friendly service from the giggling team makes your stay there 10 times better! Its THE place to chill out and space...More

1  Thank DuchessDi
Reviewed 5 May 2008

We booked as expats living and working in Guangzhou looking for a relaxing coutryside experiance for a few days. FIrst off, the guesthouse is asthetically lovely and our room was nice (even though there were only cold or blisteringly hot showers). First problem: because of...More

4  Thank ebrenchley
Response from pelle27, owner at The Giggling TreeResponded 19 November 2008

This guest was very upset about the fact he had to pay for a taxi he ordered. Although we told him he can get to our hotel by himself, he insisted in having a pick up. Once at the station (where we send a taxi...More

Reviewed 11 January 2008

While travelling (through big cities) in China, we heard about "The Giggling tree"...being a beautiful restored guesthouse, just outide touristy Yangshuo. Only opened since April 2007. So we decided to go and have a look. It was marvellous....FINALLY we found the real rural countrylife, in...More

6  Thank Lia88
Reviewed 15 August 2007

This guesthouse, owned by a Dutch couple, is just outside Yangshuo, away from the crowded city centre. The view from the terrace on the front side on the Karst mountains is beautiful, especially with sunset. After that, you can enjoy excellent Chinese food in the...More

5  Thank ArjanAtBerkel
Reviewed 13 July 2007

After traveling for more than ten months, we were looking for a nice and quite place to stay in the Chinese countryside. We found the perfect place to relax while enjoying great views and surroundings. The Giggling Tree is a good spot for hiking, mountainbiking,...More

5  Thank MarcelFrieda
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Pool
Free Parking
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Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
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Air Conditioning
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US$42 - US$73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$42 - US$73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Response from Judith S | Reviewed this property |
We arranged a shuttle from the hotel.
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"You might be better with a first floor rather than ground floor room"
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"the rooms in the middle of the street on the ground floor."
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"Wifi is not consistent inside all rooms. Ask the staff for room recommendations if you need wifi."
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"Ground floor rooms are noisier as right next to the courtyard where guests eat meals."
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