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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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Mysore, India
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103 reviews 103 reviews
21 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had to walk from out of town as there was a horrendous traffic jam due to road repairs and coach loads of tourists. The hostel is well located within easy reach of the shopping areas, the river front and a nearby hill we climbed. Cozy room overlooking the street.

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hostel is in a perfect location in a lovely wooden building in Xingping town, 10-15 minute walk from the bus station. If you're after the best karst mountain scenery, Xingping is the best place to stay. The hostel has a cheerful lobby area with sofas and wooden benches, where they also serve excellent homemade pizza. There is a similar... More

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Copenhagen
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Pros: Good beds, large lobby. New and well kept bikes. Cons: There are no banks in Xingping remember to withdraw before you arrive. Dishonest advertising at it's worst. We upgrade to a room with a view of the mountains and old style buildings, and what do we get? a view of a half demolished street. Not that I mind having... More

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Odense
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in a nice old building, this is a good place to stay with clean and nice rooms, although cvommon bath facilities are not always as clean. Wifi is only in the main lobby. Furthermore, try to get a room to the back and not facing the street as the traffic makes a lot of noise and potentially wakes you... More

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toledo
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We thought we would have a balcony with nice views but instead of that we had a big window. The room was clean and cosy, ths staff is friendly and they give you a lot of information about the activitites to be done in the area. Nice atmosphere in the common area, with good music and awesome pizza. We booked... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

As I was bagpacking alone, I decided to stay in This Old Place Intl Youth Hostel. The staff and boss were good in English. The manager even advised to take a short hike 老寨山 near the hostel to see the sunset. The wifi is kinda of weak but their pizza is awesome.

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Hannover, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

A beautiful, clean, well furnished and cosy hostel in a great location in Xingping. The staff is very friendly as well as helpful in organizing tours. They are also running a good restaurant just a couple of meters ahead. But also the Pizza from the wood fired stone oven at the bar in the hostel is a great option.

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Chengdu, China
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

I just had the good fortune to stay at This Old Place again, and I am glad to say that the hostel has managed to stay the very pleasant place since I was there last. Rooms are comfortable and well kept. With the addition of Sesame's cafe in the newer part it's become even more enticing to just stay on... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

The wifi connection is very poor in the room. Like the rooftop space as you can see the whole view of the port and it is spacious but the wifi is very intermittent upstairs. During my visit, the staff was busy entertained other travelers though I've been standing there earlier to be entertained with. The dorm is quite spacious for... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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17 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We thought it looked amazing: really great location, awesome decoration... but it was just too dirty. Pros: -Helpful staff - Good location Cons: - The rooms were OK, but the bathrooms were definitely not cleaned during my stay. They just got perpetually grosser and grosser. - No places to charge your phone / computer in the lobby / lounge area... 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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Why stay in the city.... when the riverside is SO AMAZING!Just 27 km outside of touristhotspot Yangshuo you will find the 'This Old Place Int’l Youth Hostel', a very unique youth hostel. We live in a small town named Xingping which has 1740 years old. It has the most beautiful riverview of the whole li-river erea. For this reason the riverside of Xingping is printed on the picture of the back the Chinese 20 yuan note. Our hostel is just located 50 meters away from Xingping port. So from some rooms’ balcony you may see the amazing riverview just the picture on the back the Chinese 20 yuan note. ... more   less 
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