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No.40 Xianqian Street, Yangshuo County 541900, China
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Ranked #58 of 222 Yangshuo County B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Hamburg, Germany
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

The room I stayed in had lots of mold on one wall and smelled terrible and unhealthy. The internet connectivity was a joke. The staff was very unfriendly, not making an effort to care about the guests at all. Two of my friends were ripped of with the towel scam as well – they were asked to pay a ridiculous amount... More

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Oslo, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 via mobile

The location of the hotel is very good, but almost too good:) It is the middle of lots of loud bars, so if you stay here on a weekend do ask for a room as far from the bar-street as possible. (i.e. 201). The hotel is clean, the rooms are nice with more then enough space. Our TV did not... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here 3 nights, rooms clean and big, ours was away from the noise of the busy street at the front. Might be worthwhile requesting a room at the back. Our friend was at the front and didn't get too much sleep. Overall a good stay I'd recommend this hotel.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

I was happy with the room here.It was very clean and a good bit of space.Got a room at the back of the hotel,so no noise.This review would be completely different if I was at the front of the hotel near the strip,a lot of noise there!Request a room away from the noise.You can rent cheap bikes here that are... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

I stayed here about a year ago, and to my surprise it was not as bad as some of the reviews here. Again clean by China standards and very close to all of the places that you want to be. Beds were comfy, the rooms were quite big, only thing was that our air-conditioner did not work properly. We ended... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

I would book this hotel again for the location alone. The rooms are nice too, bathroom big, clean and comfy beds, everything you need. But the location is perfect. Right inside the market area (no cars!) Just lots of shopping and bars and restaurants. It was a little noisy at night, but that will happen anywhere in this area. So... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights at Hotel Explorer. We were initially given room 101. Avoid at all costs, it's the closest to the neighbouring bar. We had to suffer one night in this room, felt like the band was in the room it was so loud. Literally word for word. We were moved to the room above 203 which was... More

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Bologna, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

I was travelling in Guilin/Yangshuo with a friend, spending there 1 night. The hotel is very central, at the end of West street, near the river. Because of that it's very noisy during the night (earplugs are a must if you want to avoid the music in the street) but it's useful if you're looking for pubs/beer/shops/restaurants They're not very... More

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Wales
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013 via mobile

This hotel is reasonable in many respects, rooms a good size, air con, central location (so central you will hear night club music till 3am, but that's the payoff). An average lobby with good wifi but iffy in rooms. The big problem is their determination to get more money out of you! In the room there is a very detailed... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013 via mobile

We are travelling as part of a group, so the party element of the group loved the location of the hotel - right where everything is happening. We didn't like the location so much as the music from competing bars went on until the early hours of the morning. It is a great location however for shopping, restaurants and soaking... More

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Address: No.40 Xianqian Street, Yangshuo County 541900, China
Location: China > Guangxi Zhuang > Yangshuo County
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