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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
1  Thank Pledgedwulf
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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
Thank leonardo_1964
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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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1  Thank Thanh M
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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
1  Thank JohnMurt737
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Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

We loved the giggling tree. So friendly and welcoming, with lovely local and western food. Very family friendly indeed, and enjoyed laid-back vibe - e.g. Bar games and books to borrow, quiz night etc
Yangshuo is beautiful, and Guilin, whilst busy and touristy is unique.

We can't recommend enough.

Stayed: November 2016, travelled with family
1  Thank Matt M
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