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Lakeside Inn

#8 of 523 Hotels in Guilin
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No. 6 Shahu Bei Road, Guilin, China, Guilin 541002, China
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Lakeside is a very small hotel, with maybe 4 rooms. The rooms are pretty small and a bit Spartan, but they are a great value. The location, right on the lake was outstanding. We were only a couple of blocks from all the shopping and activity we could handle. If you are on a budget, this is the place to... More 

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Arlington, VA
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21 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

We were jumping for joy when we arrived at the Lakeside Inn and saw what we were getting for our travel dollars. A very small inn with comfy wooden tables and big chairs on the ground level, where they serve drinks, sandwiches and pizza. Upstairs are three rooms. Our room was wonderfully spacious with everything we needed to be happy... More 

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Shanghai
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Great little inn near the lake! It was located near many shops & restaurants! We stayed for two nights and the room was clean with a comfortable bed! The American breakfast in the restaurant was not only a great value, but delicious as well!

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AUSSIE
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

I was a nice enough hotel, but not fantastic. Location is really good and staff friendly, but we ordered coffee and pizza for a snack at around 4.00pm and it took well over an hour, it needs to be a lot quicker. the rooms were very clean but the shower room was not very clean, and the toiletries in the... More 

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tokyo
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

We had to book a family room since couples rooms were booked out. But we were super happy with our room. The shower/bathroom was excellent and the room was wonderful. We arrived really late at night and the girl at the reception was very young and inexperienced and she wasn't able to give us the information that we wanted and... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

I read all the reviews and was so happy to have got this room about a few hours later I wanted to book tours from the hotel as well as booking an extra night due to problems with flights. I couldn't contact them at all the hostelbookers more like the hostil bookers never returned my emails until 2 days later... More 

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Erding, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Although we very not very lucky with the weather we were even more lucky with the hostel choice! The lakeside inn has a perfect location in the city center of Guilin. Our room was very clean and equipped with everything you need (e.g. air conditioning). The staff is very helpful (e.g. they gave me a rain-cape before we left the... More 

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Queanbeyan, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

After the hustle and bustle of busy Guilin, turn down a small street and calm descends. Lakeside Inn is a very small (only 3 rooms) right next to Shanhu Lake with the pagodas. lovely walk right around lake, make sure you go under the bridge and round to the South Gate. The staff are all great, and are very obliging.... More 

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Maumee, Ohio
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

My Chinese friend and I stayed four nights in the Lakeside Inn. We were pleased with the location, across the street from Fir Lake (two beautifully lighted pagodas) and close to the pedestrian street. Wang Cheng (Prince's City) with Solitary Beauty Rock Park and Elephant Trunk Park are within walking distance. Prince's City is a definite must but Elephant Trunk... More 

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Australia
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181 reviews 181 reviews
43 hotel reviews
363 helpful votes 363 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

With only three rooms, set above a pub, the Lakeside Inn at Guilin is more of a guest house or a hostel (obviously, a very small one at that) than a hotel in the real sense. Situated at the heart of the city, on the bank of the Shanhu Lake, the location is perfect for exploring the small city. The... More 

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