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The Cosy Garden Reviews

No.35 Shi Ban Qiao, Yangshuo, China

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251 Total Reviews
  • 88%Value For Money
  • 85%Security
  • 98%Location
  • 98%Staff
  • 95%Atmosphere
  • 88%Cleanliness
  • 85%Facilities

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Great hostel, the location and facilities were really nice. Close enough to town to be convenient yet far enough away to stay out of the noise and mass of people. Friendly and helpful staff, really enjoyed our stay!

  • 8th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Staff is great, location is beautiful. It's located in the countryside but it's an easy 5-10min. bike ride to town along the river when you want to shop. The "family room" has two twin beds in one room and a double bed in an adjoining room with 2 bathrooms (we thought we would get 2 bunk beds in a tiny room but this was way better!). We took advantage of the restaurant, rooftop deck, and patio at the Yangshuo Village Inn just across the road, which is also run by Tripper, the Belgian owner.


We loved staying at the Cosy Garden. We stayed here for 8 days. Shadow, Lynsey & Joyce were all very helpful with information about the area, coordinating activities & transport, and providing a pleasant atmosphere. The location is quiet & beautiful , yet only a 5 minute bike ride to town & the lively West Street. The rooms are clean and the beds comfy. Would recommend getting a room overlooking the garden. Is quieter than street side. The kitchen was great for breakfast each morning!

  • 15th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Couple, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Staff was so friendly and very helpful with planning our next travel steps. Make-it-yourself breakfast for 20 yuan was really great, coffee was good, garden and hangout areas were very chill and inviting. Other travelers were nice. Lovely walk along the river into town a very manageable distance away and nice to be away from the blaring pop music. Good food When we ordered from the kitchen. Hope to stay again very soon!


Great staff, thanks!!!

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