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Xingping This Old Place Int'l Youth Hostel

No.5 Rongtan Road, Xingping Town, Yangshuo County 541906, China
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The staff is friendly and helpful to all your needs. The location is right next to Lao Zhai Mountain with about 1100 steps with a view at the top that will knock your socks off. Bamboo rafting is also nearby on the Lijiang river and about a 15 minute walk from the 20 RMB note spot.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We stayed in this hostel 3 nights. The hostel is well located, the dorms are correct, and the showers and toilets are clean. They are probably better in the new aisle though. The restaurant is a nice place to rest, and the view from the top is beautiful. But we recommend the hotel especially for the staff who was very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We had a wonderful room with great views over the small ferry harbour into the distant karst mountains. AC and hot water kept us warm in the chilly December. The hostel has a great location into the trekking routes around Xingping. Free WiFi in rooms. The man in the lobby is one the most helpful staff I have ever met.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Cosy place for lunch or dinner, the lemon chicken was delicious ! Prices are less expensive than other western cafe in xingping. Good jazz music. Staff speaks english and will help you for the bus. Western food was good but not exceptional.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I stayed here in August 2013 with Chinese friends and ate there this past week while staying at another place. August 2013: I shared a 4 bed dorm with my Chinese friends. I had extended my stay by a couple days and needed to wash clothes. I asked them to wash them, since that is a service they offered. they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The place has a great location in town right next to the river. Great for walks along the river bank or up the nearby hill. Staff were helpful regarding transport advice and things to do. Dorm room and bathrooms were perfectly clean. Very good value at ¥30 per night (6 bed dorm).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This was my first time staying at a hostel. Staff spoke very good English. They had 2 computers in the lobby. The brick oven pizza gets high praise from this guy from New Jersey. We know our pizza! Rooms were very clean. Staff was very knowledgeable about the area. Was able to hire a bike from them. Lobby was very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

For travelers who want to stay somewhere more rustic and quiet than YangShuo, there's XingPing. And in XingPing, there's really only one place to stay. I stayed in the 4 person dorm rooms with bathroom and they were spotless. The bathroom was fairly newly fitted and was surprisingly upmarket for a youth hostel, especially one called "This Old Place". The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This a comfortable place especially downstairs in tbe communal areas, with books to borrow and helpful staff though tbr room, in the separate second building on the fourth floor , was tiny. The drains in the shower room were very smelly indeed! The staff fixed the bulb & the connection for the sink promptly, jusr another example of Chinese shoddiness.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

It's difficult for me to rate this place. The building and location are fine, but the staff spoke only little English and was not welcoming all the time. With Yangshuo crowded by tourist groups, souvenir stands and touts we chose Xingping to spend three nights at the Li River. It was the right decision. This Old Place Hostel was a... More 

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Address: No.5 Rongtan Road, Xingping Town, Yangshuo County 541906, China
Location: China > Guangxi Zhuang > Yangshuo County
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Number of rooms: 40
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