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“Colourful place in Guilin” 4 of 5 stars
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Starway Grand 0773 Hotel
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   No.31 Wenming Road, Guilin 541002, China   |  
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Ranked #31 of 521 Hotels in Guilin
Zurich, Switzerland
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61 hotel reviews
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“Colourful place in Guilin”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

The Grand 0773 Hotel is not a luxurious place, but offers good vaule for money and is definitely something different. Our room was very colourful decorated and made us smile! The reception staff was friendly and although we only stayed one night, we could store our luggage until the departure of our night train for free. This hotel is definitely recommendable for all independent travellers staying in Guilin.

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

We stood two nights in the hotel, and for being China it was still OK, but disappointing for what I expected for the reviews I had read. When I entered I realized it was not what I had in mind, and inside you can feel the Chinese style. The rooms trying to be modern and fashion, but with poor furniture, lirty walls, and dated feeling. The bathroom seemed to be OK, but for the expectations, again was disappointing. The shower inside, had all the front wall with mold, and not really clean. For sure I used flip - flops (even I must say, I only don't use them when being in the hotels I visit for Business purposes). We asked to see another room, and it was smaller and worst bathroom. Location was OK. Walking distance from the Elephhant atraction, and others. We had to be back after three days, on our return from Yangshuo, but when we arrived in Yangshuo, we decided to cancel, and don't go back to the 0773.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012 via mobile

This was our first stop on a 3 week tour of central China. The location is good, a few hundred meters from Elephant Trunk Hill, with supermarkets, restaurants and cafes all within walking distance. The rooms were decent, in need of a bit of refurbishment but reasonably clean and comfortable. Wifi in rooms doesn't work often but is good in the lobby. A few of the staff speak english but generally it's sign language or ask someone else! We did not eat at the hotel as Little Italian cafe, a 15min walk away served great ginger tea and toasted sandwiches.
Tip: ask for a room at the back of the hotel. The view is rubbish but it's much quieter than rooms at the front (main road with plenty of traffic).

  • Stayed August 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

Not a bad hotel for the price and location (close to the river).
We took the economy no window room. The rooms are colorful and have good air conditioning.
There is internet in the room but only LAN. WIFI is free in the lobby.
The first room we had seemed to have a drain issue and they changed us once they popped up and smelt it themselves :-)

The front desk doesnt have a great command of the English language BUT there is one lady that does (once you find her you'll keep popping back and she is very helpful).
Dont catch cab sitting outside the hotel - they bump up the starting price. Just flag one down with a meter.

All in all a nice stay for 2 nights we were in Guilin.

No breakfast included and we did struggle to find any nice local cafe for a bit of a western start to the day - but only a small issue.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

This is a well located hotel at a very god price. The BF is a little bit expensise and the smell in the always is sometime tough to handle but overall good experice. Very god price/quality ratio. The tour agency in the lobby advertise expensive price that can be negociate down.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Brinchang, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

The good side of thi hotel is that you can find various type of restaurants and shops selling all kinds of food and cater to all budget. The bad side is the hotel would not accept foreign currency as deposit and worst thing you can only change forex at the Bank of China and no where else.

Room Tip: make sure the room heater is working if you are there during winter
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  • Stayed February 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2012

Very basic, clean hotel! Good location. Hard bed, but you get that everywhere in china! Husband thought it may be a 'pay by the hour hotel' due to products for sale in bathroom! Very thin walls, and Chinese guests yell in hallway all night! Could do with a toilet that flushes and face washers in bathroom, though! Basic western breakfast is good for 30rmb. Not much English at front desk, once again, like everywhere in china!

Room Tip: Family room is very spacious, but no carpet, so cold feet if getting up to kids at night!
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  • Stayed March 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Starway Grand 0773 Hotel

Address: No.31 Wenming Road, Guilin 541002, China
Location: China > Guangxi Zhuang > Guilin
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
#27 Best Value Hotel in Guilin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Starway Grand 0773 Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 110
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