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Riverside Hostel

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No.1 Zhumu Alley, Nanmen Bridge, Xiangshan District, Guilin 541002, China
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Ranked #1 of 28 Specialty Lodging in Guilin
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As soon as we arrived we had a great welcome. The lady at reception could speak really good English, she gave us a map and showed us places that were nearby. The price for this hostel is really good compared to others we have stayed in. The rooms are basic but clean with amenities. The common area is really great,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We spent two nights here and enjoyed our visit. We arrived in Guilin with the Hostels name written in Chinese and the building it was next to (since it is down a bit of a lane it can be hard to see from the street)...Our taxi driver had no issues finding the place. The room was of good size and... More 

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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights. Place is difficult to find at first but thankfully we got a taxi who knows this alley place. We love our stay at this hotel. Great ambiance on the lobby and dining area. The room is clean and spacious. They have arranged half day tour and Guilin river cruise upon arrival. Tour is quite... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

It was a little difficult to find the hotel at first, since it's located in some small alley that was pretty dark when we first arrived. But once we got inside the hotel, it was very nice. Everyone there was very nice and helpful and the rooms are clean and rather spacious for the price. The first night we stayed... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This hostel is close to the night market and an easy walk to the pedestrian street. It is beside the river and is quiet. The rooms are large and most are light. Our family stayed there for three nights and there were no complaints. As with many older buildings in China, you cannot flush paper down the toilet so put... More 

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Nice clean spacious room. Good wifi. We have nice river view rooms. Close to tourist sites all within walking distance. Lovely riverside walk. Friendly staffs that speaks good English and Michael made it a point to cook our breakfast early so we can leave for the airport early to catch our flight. Will choose to stay here again if I... More 

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74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Stayed here 2 nights to visit rice terraces one day then get boat up Li River to our next stop. Rooms are at least good in size and facilities, some amazingly huge on the river side of the hostel. Friendly and efficient atmosphere and staff. The star feature is the terrace alongside the river, which also leads to a riverside... More 

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32 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We stayed here because I've had experience with China hotels and realised that the hostels and business hotel are good and those hotels that do not have at least 5 stars are terrible. The location is good and everyone seems to know this place. We didn't have problem getting the airport bus for 20 yuan each. From the drop off... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We only stayed one night but also booked the Guilin to Yangshou river cruise through the hostel. All was very good. Nice breakfast too. Staff really friendly. The room was big and very well presented and we loved the reception area with quirky decor.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Staying here for one night. The location is really close to night market at Zhongshan Zhonglu Road. At first, didn't know this hostel is just next to night market, i felt so lucky booking this hostel for my last day in Guilin. For the room, the size of room quite big and comfortable. The only problem about this hostel is... More 

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