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Guilin Ming Palace International Youth Hostel

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No.10 Donghua Road | No.10, Guilin 541001, China
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were a group of 14 and had 3 rooms at the Ming Palace for 2 nights and absolutely loved iur stay! Central location, helpflul and friendly staff, huge beds and big rooms, great breakfast :) The staff made our stay perfect by helping us with taxis & tours etc. which can be a hassle with 14 people! Love from... More 

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Shanghai, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I've stayed in 3 hostels in Guilin, this is the one with hostel style most. The location is near the Ming Palace, and also not far away from the river. And the hostel is quiet. Room is not big but clean. But the TV in my room is not good, all channels in green color. Others are all fine. It's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I went for 3 nights with 2 more friends and we do not have any complaints about this hostel. Location was perfect, near landmarks and nightlife areas. The room was clean and big enough. The service was friendly and effective. I truly recommend this hotel!!

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Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

We arrive to Guilin Ming palace very late, however the women behind the counter tried very hard to get us on a tour for the next day and even came up to our room to confirm this wasn't possible And gave impartial advice about tours. The room was really nice, big with a telly and a huge bed and window.... More 

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MingPalaceHostel, Owner at Guilin Ming Palace International Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. It’s good to know you enjoy your stay in our hostel and love our room. Our check out time is before NOON, but considering you arrived our hostel very late and we still had some rooms available in that day, we would like to let you have a good rest. Before 1:30pm we went to your... More 

Hong Kong, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Great staff that helped me plan my trips and gave great advice. The hostel has tour options (sadly wasn't able to take them because of the rain), but still good! Pretty good location about ten minute walk from the pedestrian street and easy access to the bus system. Maybe 30 minutes walk to the pagodas (not far). Right by the... More 

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MingPalaceHostel, Manager at Guilin Ming Palace International Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback! We really enjoy hearing back from our guests. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our staff are always willing to help our guests and housekeepers clean the rooms on a daily basis and pay close attention to cleanliness. We look forward to welcoming you again! More 

Jonkoping, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

One of the best hostels I ever stayed in. Awesome staff that give you information and help you with everything. You can use the washing machine for free, the room was clean and nice, location is good and they arrange trips to the rice terraces. Nothing at all to complain about. So stay at Guilin Ming Palace and you will... More 

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MingPalaceHostel, Manager at Guilin Ming Palace International Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed review. We’re glad you enjoyed your time in Ming Place and your stay with us. We offer an excellent value in a great location and we always welcome every guest to come and help everything we can.We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Shanghai Region, China
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Me and my friends stayed in Guilin for a night before going to Yanshuo and this place was a great choice. The staff was super friendly and helpful. In addition the hostel is in a very good location in Guilin.

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MingPalaceHostel, Manager at Guilin Ming Palace International Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We’re glad you and your friends enjoyed your stay with us. We offer an excellent value in a very convenient location. Our staff is trained to be as friendly and helpful as possible. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. More 

Xi'an, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

our two night stay was wonderful, we were in a twin room with bathroom, clean very tidy and great value. Staff were welcoming and friendly and speak brilliant English. We were happy with location and all services offered here from food, tours and advice. Would highly recommend this hostel for your stay in Guilin.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

During my trip around China, this was the first time I stayed at a hostel that made me feel like home! Angela, Jelly and Tina (the hostel staff) invited me to have a local dinner when I arrived and the next day we climbed a mountain where I saw how beautiful is Guilin from the top! Betty (the bar attendant)... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The friendliest staff I've met in China! They really go out of their way to help you. Our room was quite small, but clean and modoern. The location is really good, only 5 minutes walk from the main pedestrian street and close to sights. Nice lounge with good food too. I would highly reccomend this hostel to anyone staying in... More 

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