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Universal Guilin Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   No.1 Jiefang East Road, Xiufeng District, Guilin 541001, China
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Ranked #27 of 409 hotels in Guilin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Zagreb, Croatia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

It looks, feels and smells like the best days of this hotel are way behind it. Don't get me wrong, it doesn't stink, but over the years it gets that specific smell especially since it is mostly smoking hotel. All rooms are "standard" which means that you have to upgrade your room if you'd like double bed instead of twin,... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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87 reviews 87 reviews
20 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014 via mobile

Ask for the river view anything else and you are looking into someone else's room, but the river view rooms are very nosy with the traffic it seems 24 hours a day. The rooms are ok big and roomy and clean, the beds are ok nothing to write home about, tired enough you'll sleep. The wifi is ridiculous as you... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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348 reviews 348 reviews
42 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

This hotel is located on the banks of the Li River. It seems to have two basic views ... either your room has a view of the River, which is fascinating - the traffic going by is a constant source of interest. There's the "other" side also, which looks at neighbouring buildings - so ask for a river view if... More

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Manitoba
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62 reviews 62 reviews
39 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

This hotel is located on the banks of the Li River and within a few steps of a shopping area with lots of intriguing merchandise and restaurants. Views from the rooms facing the river are very nice. The rooms themselves are spacious and well appointed although the non-flat TV set was a bit of a throwback. The beds were comfortable... More

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Toowoomba, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
23 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Positives * Pleasant location - set right beside the beautiful Lijiang River, right in the business centre of Guilin. * Room clean and comfortable but very basic. * Free Wifi in reception area only. * Standard breakfast with average selection. Negatives * Extremely firm bed. * Carpet appeared very dirty, rooms could use a bit of refurbishment. * Deposit box... More

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Annecy, France
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Good things first: - room is large and clean, - free wifi in the lobby, - breakfast is fine, - very central location in Guilin so it is convenient to walk around. Then comes the improvement points: - staff absolutely not friendly not to say unpleasant and impolite despite we are client of the hotel - room was supposed to... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Location is good and central. WiFi in the lobby. Bed is very hard even by chinese standard. Shower hole was blocked up in our room so we ended up with water way above the ankles at each shower. Carpet in our room was really dirty. Staff was unpleasant and impolite.

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Wimborne, Dorset, England
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26 reviews 26 reviews
26 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Large comfortable rooms though beds maybe a little firm. Tea making facilities in room but bring own tea bags. Breakfast had a good choice but a bit like a production line. Good location for walking about the town. Free WiFi in reception area only.

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Hotel in town , no such thing that appeals , again no concirge / porter service , rooms were ok but beds were hard as rock , outside view from window terrible , can only see roof tops with horrible view Breakfast service was ok but nothing exciting , we were given small dining room for 43 pax , very... More

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Shanghai
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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013 via mobile

Excellent location! The room had a big bay window that looked out to the river, which was beautiful! It was near coffee shops, restaurants, and a club. A walking street with more Chinese restaurants was close by too! Unfortunately, the bed was very hard! The room was clean and the bathroom was updated!

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Additional Information about Universal Guilin Hotel

Also Known As:
Universal Hotel Guilin
Guilin Universal Hotel
Address: No.1 Jiefang East Road, Xiufeng District, Guilin 541001, China
Location: China > Guangxi Zhuang > Guilin
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#25 Best Value Hotel in Guilin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Universal Guilin Hotel 3*
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