The location of this hostel is really good, hidden in one of the little lanes yet close to the main tourist area. The rooftop bar offers an amazing view of the river and town - a photographers paradise at sunset. The room we stayed in was OK - the bed had clean linen and something I've now fallen in love with - an electric blanket! This is first place I've stayed that has had one - I think all hostels should get them (take note other hostels!!) The AC was also a great heater too - all in all I was sooooo warm in this hostel which was much needed as you can get pretty chilly walking around a town where no-one has heating and the doors are always wide open. The downside of this hostel, and the reason I didn't score it as excellent, was the bathroom. It was a bit dirty. The door had obvious grime on it and the shower curtain was mouldy. It was a cheap stay so I guess you get what you pay for but another thing that I didn't like, a pet hate of mine is, the toilet seat was too small for the pan. I've been using a squat toilet for the last 5 months so was really looking forward to using a western one. Oh well! Despite this the staff on reception were brilliant - they spoke really good English and were friendly and helpful. However, in my opinion, the bar staff need to get a taste in good music ;)
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Promotion on March ! Private room 80yuan/night! Dorm bed 25yuan/night! We have the best dorm,roof top bar and view in town! Free laundry!Showbiz inn is the best place for backpackers, it's located in an alley of the west street( the heart of YangShuo), also VERY close to Li river and BiLian peak (lotus green peak,YangShuo main peak),but away from all the hustle and bustle.we guarantee we are the most secure hostel in YangShuo, lockers,IC cards door lock, main gate door lock system, night-watch man,CCTV in whole building.we've done everything we could to secure your stay here.Our dorms & rooms are equipped with clean,comfortable beds (all with sitting toilet ,AC/heater,24hour hot water,lockers),and we offer many services to our customers such as laundry , wifi,hairdryer,over 300 DVDs& drinking water all for free! Our guests will also get special prices on the bar's drinks.we also have pick-up service from yangshuo to GuiLin airport , it takes about 80minutes,90km,book a taxi from us only 280yuan.(current taxi at airport is 350yuan.) if with 4~6people we also have van,400yuan.Showbiz roof top bar definitely benefits from the best view on Li river, bilian peak(yangshuo's main peak) and yangshuo village's roofs.let you have a unforgettable view from it.and also is the best place to meet people and have a appropriate drinking night life. showbiz rooftop bar has a relaxed cool atmostphere, all in light wood. Guests can enjoy a wide selection of drinking games as well as pool, beer pong, darts,sorts of chess & cards while drinking strong cocktails ! beer from10yuan, mix drinks from 15yuan. ... more less
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