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Universal Guilin Hotel

No.1 Jiefang East Road, Xiufeng District, Guilin 541001, China
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Universal Guilin Hotel
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Ranked #32 of 521 Hotels in Guilin
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Alexandria, Egypt
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed 3 days in the hotel ,good price 170 $ (3 night) single room, without breakfast,the room was calm , comfortable & clean.It equipped with tea & 2 bottles of water every day. It close to Li river & nearby Bus station ,easy to take Taxi.the stuff member helpful .host, spoke little English.thanks for staff member.

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Plymouth, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We arrived very late and left early the next morning so didn't spend a great deal of time here. Comfortable enough with clean bed linen but really dirty carpet and sofa covering. Breakfast was adequate. Location was by the Li River - good for an early morning stroll to see the locals dancing, exercising, fishing etc.

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Universal Hotel in Guilin for 2 nights on a recent trip to China and would recommend this hotel if you're looking for somewhere convenient and central to stay in Guilin. The hotel is right near the Li River and has great views of the river and mountains from the dining room and some rooms. The room... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our room was fine with a comfy bed and modern bathroom. Reception was efficient and they accepted my credit card! (I later found this to be rare in China.) Found enough to eat on the East/West breakfast buffet the next morning. Lovely view from restaurant window, overlooking Li River. For dinner, we tried the rice noodle shop next door, on... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

not impressed. the carpets in the bedroom were dirty. Reception staff were a bit off. when we went to breakfast we were separated from the Chinese diners and were only offered a cold buffet breakfast. We found our way round to the Chinese side and helped ourselves to their food. then we were sent a non English speaking waitress to... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We stayed here one night with friends and family and considering we hadn't booked in advance we all had rooms, on an upper floor with stunning views. The rooms are large, simple and comfortable with great views over the Li River (in the morning it's fantastic to see the city come alive with all the traffic passing over the bridge... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This hotel is a great place to stay in. it has a wonderful location and the view is great. When you go to eat breakfast please look out the window to enjoy the wonderful view. The breakfast was also very good. The staff was very friendly and smiled at all. The rooms were nice and comfortable.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

When you go to breakfast, be sure to open the blinds and be entertained watching the traffic in front of the hotel. This is a great place to stay with helpful, friendly staff and a central location. Be sure to walk to the Sun and Moon Pagodas and go inside - the under water tunnel was fun for all of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights during our Odyssey Tours trip to China. Hotel was comfortable, clean spacious room, friendly staff though breakfast was confusing on our first morning! We were just offered toast and cereal whereas second day was full buffet breakfast? Nice views over river and great location for the night market (shops open up late! Not a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Spacious rooms, clean bathroom (unlike other hotels we stayed in in China) and quite a reasonable selection at the breakfast buffet. Fantastic views from the room over the Li river and the limestone karsts in the distance. Great location right on the river and beside the main shopping and restaurant area. The management seems a bit obsessed with the threat... More 

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