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The Giggling Tree
Ranked #2 of 455 Yangshuo County B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 6 May 2017

My children & I enjoyed our 3 nights at The Giggling Tree. A beautiful quaint renovated farmhouse with great atmosphere and the kids loved the pool.
Excellent staff, very helpful and friendly. Enjoyed making use of the bikes and the photo guidebooks were very helpful when cycling around the area - a great idea for guests.
Room was comfy and spacious but a little noisy. Food was good, but I was a bit surprised that we needed to pay extra for butter when ordering toast. There was also a charge for pool towels, which I only found out when checking my bill. All in all I would stay here again.

Room Tip: Ground floor rooms are noisier as right next to the courtyard where guests eat meals.
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  • Stayed: April 2017, travelled with family
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Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Arrived after one night stay in Guilin city
We had a taxi come and pickup
All arranged by the giggling tree
We had a great 6 day stay
Supported through all the different adventures we asked for.
Food here was very good as well many different choices and great taste.
Spoke often with the staff and owners all very friendly and supportive
Highly recommend if u want adventures and see a piece of real China this is place to stay

Stayed: April 2017, travelled with family
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

Our guide brought us at the Giggling Tree for lunch. We appreciated the lunch and the place. We had burgers which were tasty and the price was okay. The place is well managed by a Dutch and would like to come again to the guesthouse.

Stayed: April 2017, travelled with family
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

Certainly, the Giggling Tree is deserving of five stars! From the moment we first contacted the Giggling Tree, staff responded quickly and efficiently to any of our queries. The property itself is beautiful: renovated farmhouses surrounding a lovely courtyard - perfect for meals or a drink.

The staff have also put together sets of picture books which will guide you through the countryside on bikes you can rent on site. Not only were the tours delightful, but the bikes were well-maintained and perfectly suited for the surrounding terrain.

Be aware that this is a family-friendly property: in fact, kids run the roost. Nonetheless, there are a few nooks and crannies where you can escape the noise and enjoy the stunning scenery with a beer.

As far as activities in the area, we really enjoyed biking around and bamboo rafting. However, the water show was a bit of a disappointment: it was sloppy and certainly not up to the design of its creator.

Also, be aware that airport pickups entail an inevitable waiting fee, which appears to be charged from the moment your plane lands, for it will take at least 30 minutes to exit the airport after an international arrival.

  • Stayed: April 2017, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

The room was clean and pleasant, however some damp was evident in our clothes when we packed to leave. We had three nights, food was good with a lovely courtyard dinning area (luckily it stayed dry), very helpful hosts.

Stayed: April 2017
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Address: Mainstreet Aishanmen village, 5 km from Yangshuo, Yangshuo County 541900, China
Region: China > Guangxi > Yangshuo County
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet (WiFi) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Swimming Pool
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Ranked #2 of 455 B&Bs / Inns in Yangshuo County
Price Range: $80 - $124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 23
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 
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