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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An impromptu trip to Guangzhou and therefore I stayed at this hostel for a day which turned out to be a nightmare! Despite the convenient location (close to Shamian island), I won't recommend this hostel due to its hygienic condition. - I stayed at a dorm and the next morning I woke up it smelled like hell. The toilet didn't...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed September 26, 2016

Nice, fairly quiet location by the river. 50m from the ferry crossing to Shamian Island; about a 10 minutes walk from the Fangcun metro station. Nice common area. Dorms are basic but have lockers. Most staff speak a bit of English and will help you out. No heating in the room and not enough warm blankets provided - so it...

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Reviewed September 14, 2016

I stayed in a shared room but when we checked in the beds hadn't been cleaned so I had to inform the front desk, did it once i had complained but it was a bit of an annoyance. Oveall it's a average place, nothing too much to complain about.

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Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed my stay here, the staff can speak English which is really important, it's nice and clean, great social area downstairs with a lounge, bar, pool table and pc's. Looking out the front is a nice view of the pier, river and city behind. Close to a bus to the train.

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Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed June 29, 2016

Decent budget option while passing through. Streets nearby are very lively with local people barbecuing seafood all night. Ferry is across the street. I stayed at a large family room, which was very spacious and comfortable enough for 1 night. Didn’t notice that the bed was hard as some comments on this website say. Breakfast dumplings were OK, coffee could...

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Xiamen, China
Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Place is full of really big bugs and mosquitos and stuff is really unwilling to helpful ! Most important of all no hot water, I guess this place was the worst of all youth hostels, if you want to stay there get ready to struggle with bugs. Waste of money.

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Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India
Reviewed April 27, 2016

I stayed for 2 nights in dorms located at first floor. I was hesitant to book it first but after carefully checking the location I changed my mind. Its located just 100 meters next to the ferry pier and its also a last stop for Orange buses. You can go to Shamian island by taking a ferry for just 1...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed March 26, 2016

the reception was efficient and its 24 hours, even you are leaving at wee hours, they help you to get a cab to the airport and checking out with deposits returned. The hostel is situated at a really good place. where you can travel to shamian island for just a yuan a ferry ride away. Tips for getting to the...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed September 15, 2015

Fantastic location, right by the river, opposite a ferry pier. Plenty of places to eat and drink, (although I'm not sure how easy it would be without any Cantonese or Mandarin - either one will get you by ok) and really close to the metro. Nice lobby and outside tables, on a quiet road so you can sit outside in...

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Guangzhou, China
Reviewed September 14, 2015

Good place. Good location. Good amenities. Good service but it can be better. This place is a gem that needs better management and better service. It's very convenient for transportation and near many ethnic restaurants. Excellent walk and super quiet at the river front location

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Additional Information about RiverSide YHA

Address: No.15 Changti Street, Guangzhou, China
Location: China > Guangdong > Guangzhou > Liwan District
Price Range: $17 - $27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 35
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“Avoid dorms and take private room”
 of 5 bubbles IWanderAr0und, Sep 26, 2016 | Read review
“Family room is pretty large if you don't want a dorm room.”
 of 5 bubbles 567wc, Jun 29, 2016 | Read review
“perhaps go a little early”
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 of 5 bubbles Phoebebeep, Mar 26, 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a river front room”
 of 5 bubbles alexrou, Sep 14, 2015 | Read review
“WiFi runs better on the ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles 232yw, Feb 2, 2015 | Read review
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