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Zen Garden Hotel (Lion Mountain Yard)

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Landsborough, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved it here, although my knees didn't like the walk up the hill, however the stay was superb. Beautiful, Friendly and inviting hosts. Great breakfast and once the noise died down from the old town markets - had a great sleep. Would stay here again and would suggest to anyone to enjoy this enormous hospitality and location.

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Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

The hospitality at this relatively small guesthouse was outstanding with the impeccable service starting the moment of arrival right through to checking out. The rooms are clean and spacious with the upstairs rooms having wonderful views of the surrounding mountains and beautiful verandas to sit in the late afternoon winter sun. The staff could not be faulted. They were all...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We stayed here 2 nights. The 'old town' is surprisingly noisy but up the hill in the Zen hotel it is relatively quiet. The rooms are nice and the staff are welcoming. However, neither our hand held shower or the main fixed shower head worked and despite several attempts they never managed to change this situation. The hotel doesn't do...

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Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Actually I ordered Zen Garden Hotel (Wuyi Yard), When we arrived there the receptionist was very kind ask us to take rest and have some hot tea, it felt so sweet. After a while the receptionist said she felt the room was too small to us and the room type wasn't what I ordered that's the reason why she wanna...

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Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Excellent service, beautiful bedroom with authentic and tasteful decoration. Location on the hill provides walking access to old town as well as view on the Roofs of old city Lijiang. We had excellent breakfast in a very nice room. The garden and common areas are also very nice, with collection furnitures, giving the impression of living at home in this...

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Edens Landing, Australia
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Little difficult to locate even with map but rang, and so thankful to find Manageress speaking English and friendly staff person was sent to guide me there. Enveloped by feelings of peace and serenity on entering and made so welcome with tea and home cooked biscuits.Exquisite antiquities and original decor extends to all rooms in this small boutique hotel. A...

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Krefeld, Germany
Reviewed 14 April 2016

very good service and the staff is very helpfull to make arrangements for their clients, the location is perfect and you can wlk to the old part of Lijiang. In the evening one can hear the musik from the bars, but it stopps at 11.30 evry night.

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Truckee, California
Reviewed 11 April 2016

There is no better place to stay in Lijiang than at the Zen Garden Hotel. The owners provide access to information and knowledge that would be difficult to obtain elsewhere. The Lion Mountain Yard was designed by the architect husband and it is run by his intelligent and gracious wife. It is a wonderful place to stay for those who...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 19 January 2016

This hotel has a gorgeous set of tranquil courtyards and tea room, complete with goldfish and bonzai. Nice rooms with a great view. Pros: a great view, nice staff, free afternoon tea, larger rooms than Wuyi yard, heaters. Cons: night noise from bar street. Tips: impossible to find the first time so call when you hit the edge of the...

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Dungog, Australia
Reviewed 13 January 2016

We tried and failed to find this hotel due mainly to lack of signs, poor maps and confusing alleys. The staff sent out a rescue party, and smoothed out the frustrations with afternoon tea served with views out over old town. Now though at 10.30, Its out of the way location up the hill is not helping. The competing noise...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Zengardenhotel Lion Hill Yard is very well situated in the center of the Old Town of Lijiang, next to the main entrance of the Weng Chan temple, with an unrivaled, riveting panoramic view over the roofs of the Old Town Dayan. The Zengardenhotel Lion Hill Yard is a private owned Boutique Hotel with in total 16 rooms on two levels. We provide 12 x Deluxe Standard Rooms, 2 x Chinese Antique Suites on the top with excellent views and 2 x Special Rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Zen Garden Hotel (Lion Mountain Yard)

Address: No.37 Shuangshi Section, Xinhua Street, Old City, Lijiang 674100, China
Region: China > Yunnan > Lijiang
Price Range: $78 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Zen Garden Hotel (Lion Mountain Yard) 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
Zen Garden Lijiang
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#7 Family Hotel in Lijiang
#16 Best Value Hotel in Lijiang
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“Zen Garden Hotel Lion Mountain Yard is in the top of hill that you have to walk so many stairs.”
Tommy-YuShun, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Best view on 2nd floor- end room best but ground floor opens onto courtyard garden and water features.”
hiker434, 5 May 2016 | Read review
“very stylefull”
haraldp334, 14 Apr 2016 | Read review
“ground floor is more quiet, upper floor rooms have the great balcony and are quiet too”
djoji, 19 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on the second floor have views from the balcony.”
janeyk419, 7 Aug 2015 | Read review
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