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Riverside Hostel

No.1 Zhumu Alley, Nanmen Bridge, Xiangshan District, Guilin 541002, China
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Seattle, Washington
12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only stayed here two nights…were supposed to stay one more but had a health emergency that changed our plans. Great price for a beautiful room which was large and overlooked the river. Staff very kind and spoke good English. Helped book activities and gave great suggestions. Highly recommend

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great rooms with a river view. Superb location. Helpful staff. Great breakfast with a tea or coffee and drink (in other hostels without any drink). I would it definitely recommend to anyone. Great value for the money.

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New York
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18 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is very close to bus/train station, the mini bus that goes to Dragon Backbone rice terraces for 2-1/2 to 3 hrs. The hotel is clean & quiet, and staff is really nice, Peggy as well as others ,always smile, take time to talk to clients ,you feel very comfortable staying there. Breakfast is good but not included in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Ideally situated with pleasant staff and a comfortable well priced double room - no complaints here :) stayed 2 days which is enough to ensure you see the sights, the Ming palace was overpriced but I knew that by reading others reviews and even the girl at reception told me... In retrospect Ming palace don't go!

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12 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I came to Guilin after a 30 hour train journey. This place is perfectly located on the river and 5-10 minutes walk from train station. The staff is really nice and welcoming. The dorm room, which I had for myself, had nice beds. It smelled a little moldy when I arrived, but after I had opened the windows it was... More 

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26 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We stayed two nights here and much prefer it for the location and the price versus another two nights at another hostel further up north on our way back from Yangshou. Location was just a 10 minute stroll to the Bus Station for journeys to Yangshou. Restaurants were aplenty along the road where the Bank of China is and for... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Small hostel in a quiet area of the river, with nicely modeled rooms and a cafe situated amidst trees and gardens directly on the river. Staff are attentive and thoughtful. Breakfast and other meals are good quality. Booking the airport transfer service from the airport will save you approximately 30 RMB as I recall and you will be transported in... More 

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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We stayed for 6 nights in this great hostel and would like to return. The room was clean and comfortable, we booked a Queen room with a river view. Great location by the river and close to the night market. We liked the friendly atmosphere in the hostel and the helpful staff who gave advice about places to visit. We... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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29 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

So glad we booked this hostel. We arrived very late at night - about 1am - and they left our keys for us so we could check-in after we had slept. The staff were very friendly, spoke excellent english and always helpful. We booked a river cruise through them which was about £10/100 RMB cheaper than elsewhere. We also arrange... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

this is a great base for exploring Guilin and moving onto more remote parts of Guangxi after a night here to freshen up. Really lovely terrace by the river to hang out on and the owners seem to have gone to a lot of effort to make it a welcome friendly place. Really recommend!

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Address: No.1 Zhumu Alley, Nanmen Bridge, Xiangshan District, Guilin 541002, China
Location: China > Guangxi Zhuang > Guilin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 21
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