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Riverside Hostel

No.1 Zhumu Alley, Nanmen Bridge, Xiangshan District, Guilin 541002, China
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Ranked #1 of 21 Specialty Lodging in Guilin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
sid268 West Midlands, United Kingdom
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    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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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

About this hostal, I may say our stay over one night was good. We arrived really late at night and we had booked a 3 bed room. Unfortunately we only found 2. I went to the front desk around 2 am and the guy there didn't speak English. Thanks God he called the Manager who for the time was very... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got in at about midnight and had organised that evening for the hostel to collect us by cab. When we arrived at the hostel there was a gentleman at the desk that couldn't speak english and pointed to 2 notes each with a key. The notes said to just take your key and check-in in the morning. However there... More

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Workington, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This budget friendly accommodation is excellent, all the staff were friendly and helpful, our room was clean and a great size and the food was great. It was a great place to chill out and relax, we also met some real friendly people there and it is a great spot to find out about other locations, travel and amenities. We... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

What a relief when I stumbled through the door after 23 hours on a train!! Clean, spacious, large bathroom...ahh serenity. I had the Queen room over-looking the river, because I got a great deal online. The bed was huge, with crisp white sheets on a raised platform floor right by the window. Staff were friendly, and offered help without being... More

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Cardwell, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

A fantastic place to stay. A very homely, clean and well organised hostel with everything you would expect in a hostel and more. One of the best we have stayed in in a long time and would definitely recommend it to anyone visiting the area. They helped us arrange tours, transport and gave us general vital information about the area... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I am a bit ashamed to write this review more than a year after our visit in Guangxi. But it would have been unfair not to comment the excellent services Riverside's staff offered us. We did in 3/4 days a round tour we couldnt hever have managed on our own. Including cooking classes in Yangshuo, and perfect transport schedule to... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

The Guilin Riverside Hostel is an excellent option. The room was clean with excellent bathroom facilities. The view of the river was great. The location cannot be beat as the hostel is right on the river and only a couple short blocks from the train station. The staff were very friendly and helpful with booking a bamboo raft trip. The... More

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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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