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Guilin This Old Place International Youth Hostel

No.2 Yiwu Road, Guilin 541001, China
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We arrived in the evening and this was our first stop in China so we weren't too sure what to expect, the atmosphere was very quiet and hushed which was not what we experienced in other hostels around China but this place definitely had more families staying than younger backpackers. It was good that they offered western food however when... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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60 hotel reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We chose this place based on Tripadvisor & our pretty tight budget (we've been travelling since early October now!!) We arrived to Guilin by plane and there was an efficient bus service at the airport. When you come out of arrivals it's right in front of you & only costs 30rmb (50rmb per person to Yangshuo). The location to get... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This is a place you might consider while planning a trip to Guilin. The hostel is a friendly place in a quiet street. The common rooms are well taken care of, just as the shared bathrooms and toilets. The staff can arrange pretty much everything for you, which is nice because the area has lots to offer!

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

very nice place! clean. Some of the reception staff were not very nice...others yes. the breakfast was not included, we paid but was very small ..not good. Near the "citi". the romos were nice, warm ...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

Very Nice place top stay. Good location near the beautiful river and 5 minutes too the shopping square. The old place is ecxually quit new with thick soft beds and clean nice showers. Staff is really helpful. The ambiance is very nice. I would defenetly stay here again.

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Haifa, Israel
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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

The staff at reception always helped with the internet, with instructions how to get to our next destination, with the laundry service (could hang out the clothes on the balcony outside the room), always with a smile and patience. Their English is excellent. The rooms were excellent, clean, air conditioned. The food and service at the bar was great. The... More 

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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Nice hostel in a good location. The staff also organises trips for you if you book them one day in advance. They offer quite good western breakfast for 20 rmb. My single room was clean and cute decorated. Especially the bathroom was very nice. The only thing to complain about is the smell and that in front of my window... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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132 reviews 132 reviews
65 hotel reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This is a great place to stay in a surprisingly attractive town. The lakes and hills are just in front of this attractive building and walk ing around this area is a joy. The hostel has everything you need and some English speaking staff who'll write out in Chinese notes for cab crivers etc. The breakfast is disappointing don't bother.... More 

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Odense
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19 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Overall a very fine place to stay, however, only half of the staff were decent in English, the others didn't understand at all which was a bit annoying when there were many people at the reception desk, because each customer takes a long time to service. Also, when we went hiking in the rice terraces, we had specifically asked for... More 

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Lima, Peru
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33 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

it was a short walk away from the main restaurant and shopping area of Guilin, but the hostel itself, the service and the rooms were so-so. There was a strong mouldy smell in all the hotel and the rooms, it is a humid area, but if the hotel had central AC there would be no mould. We checked in and... More 

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