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Riverside Hostel

No.1 Zhumu Alley, Nanmen Bridge, Xiangshan District, 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 of 5 stars
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uk
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here for two nights and paid just over £10 for a riverside suite with lovely bed on platform, seating area with table, sofa, TV and large bathroom. Bedroom very nicely decorated and clean. Wonderful setting, efficient laundry service, though not folded precisely( minor point I know!) had breakfast in their outside riverside area which was perfect way to... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel is very well-located for those who want to get the most of Guilin and Yangshuo in few days. The staff is always willing to help and this makes the staying more comfortable, especially for backpackers. Room are basic but even better than many you would find in other Chinese hotels.

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Halifax, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family kicked off our tour of China in Guilin with Mike and his very friendly staff at Riverside Hostel - a perfect start to a perfect trip. The rooms are basic but comfortable and clean with great staff. Mike went out of his way to make our stay great and was extremely helpful with local trip planning. He even... More

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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

The riverside hostel is perfectly located, near all the famous spots of Guilin. The receptionists are lovely, always smiling and helping you. The owner of this hostel is great, very nice and caring, he will always come to talk to you and make you at ease. Thank you very much! Moreover, the food they provide is good and it is... More

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Wells, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Room was good with great location of hostel and outdoor area overlooking river. Reviews able to be left on wall of common area which was a nice quirky touch and these spoke very favourably of mike, the owner, however probably a bit overrated. He was a bit over bearing and too much at times, but it's true that he's very... More

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Kunigami-gun, Japan
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

I stayed here on my across South China journey before Chinese New Year-- it was fantastic! This place is beautifully nestled along the river in the middle of the town, all in-town scenic destinations can be easily reached by bike (which they rent) or even foot. They have enough (and comfortable) facility that I can think of for a hostel.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Lovely little hostel that feels more like a hotel. We had a big, clean and cosy room with a comfy bed and a spacious bathroom for a great price. The hotel staff are very friendly and helpful, and go out of their way to make sure you have a great trip. The location is super convenient as well, and makes... More

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Jinan
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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

The Riverside Hostel is just next to a very beautiful scenery of a small river and nice brigdes. At night it make a really realxing atmospehere and also the people and staff there makes you feel home. It is also located quite central in Guilin, so it is perfect for walking trip thourgh Guilin or other trips to the sourroundings.... More

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new york
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

I spent 2 night at Guilin Riverside Hostel. I was very happy. I did not spend much time in the room. The front desk organized all of my activities. Angie was the hostess, and she was GREAT! She booked the Li River Cruise which is a must. When I asked about Impressions show, she recommended that I watch it on... More

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seattle
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54 reviews 54 reviews
48 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We stayed at the Riverside Hostel for only one night as we were transiting through Guilin. We arrived in the evening and were greeted warmly by the owners who were able to provide us with dinner on the terrace overlooking the river. After eating we had time to walk along the river and then back on the other side. Unfortunately... More

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Address: No.1 Zhumu Alley, Nanmen Bridge, Xiangshan District, Guilin 541002, China
Location: China > Guangxi Zhuang > Guilin
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 19 Specialty lodging in Guilin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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