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Guilin Ming Palace International Youth Hostel

No.10 Donghua Road | No.10, Guilin 541001, China
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Ranked #2 of 27 Specialty Lodging in Guilin
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Jonkoping, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Shanghai Region, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Xi'an, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

The staff are so friendly! I had a small medical problem, and they took me to the hospital and translated for me. It took almost an hour but they didn't mind at all. The rooms are fine, a bit old but totally OK. Cosy bar with decent food. Hostel is within walking distance of all major sights. Definitely recommend this... More 

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Macau, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Stay 3 days in Ming Palace Hostel and I have only good things to say. Friendly and smiling staff, nice and spacious room (maybe a little bit cold..) , with a excellent quality of sleep (a plus for me!), good bar. The staff very eager in help us to organize our tours to Yangshuo, rice fields, etc. Definitely a place... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The hostel has a very good location and the stuff was very friendly and helpful. Furthermore, it offers free laundry and everything you need as a backpacker. Unfortunately I was a bit unlucky with the weather and pollution. Maybe it's better to visit Guilin in spring or summer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Very nice hostel with spacious rooms. Friendly and english speaking staff. We appreciate full service we had: airport taxi, arrangement of exciting tours for reasonable price, western & chinese food, tasty breakfasts, comfortable rooms, barbecue party on New Years Eve (many thanks to Angela to change the date of the party just because of us). Only there was a bit... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The hostel is spacious and confortable, the staff is very friendly. I was staying in a 8 bed dorm but there was no one else so I had it for my own ^^ In the common space/bar there is something I never saw before: under every table there is a a place to put some hot coals which makes for... More 

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