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Lakeside Inn

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I stayed at the Lakeside Inn two separate nights in mid-September, with transportation to/from the Longji rice terraces at Dazhai in-between that Jack organized for us. From the moment we arrived at his small hotel, Jack made us feel comfortable and at home, and we chatted with him (he speaks perfect English) and had a drink at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Centrally located. On the lakeside, two pagoda's over the other side of the lake- illuminated at night, really really good coffee, the opportunity for some well made western food if your teenagers just can't take another noodle and lovely lovely staff and they speak very good English and they cannot do enough for you to make your stay the very... More 

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GuilinLakesideInn, Owner at Lakeside Inn, responded to this review

Hi Karene, thank you for posting your review! Like you mentioned, the points of selling of our inn is our exellent location, tasty food, good service and clean rooms. We travelled many places(Europ, the USA, Latin America and etc) and wherever we go we studied what guest like. We leaned what travellers from other country would expect, soft bed, how... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent there a couple of nights. The location of the hotel is excellent, you can find it in the pedestrian street along the lakeside in a walking distance to the main attractions and to Zhengyang road, the shopping street. The staff was very kind and attentive. We booked different tours with them and we had no problem at all... More 

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Thank Aladino86
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

I would come back to this place The location is perfect , in the city center and near to the lake and guilins beautifull nature , English talking staff and very helpful The hotel is very small just tree rooms which were very clean

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GuilinLakesideInn, Manager at Lakeside Inn, responded to this review

Thank your for you review. We will keep doing a good job. More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We had a pleasant stay in the Likeside Inn. The rooms are well maintained, spacious and clean. Location is right in the center of Guilin, almost next to the central square. The reception doubles as a quiet bar which is very cosy. Most of the staff speak sufficient English. Some even fluently. Staff is also very friendly and helpfull. They... More 

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GuilinLakesideInn, Manager at Lakeside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Lad for your review. Appologize for the nuisance of the mosquitos. As we are located by the lake with plenty plants, mosquitos love this place too. We have improved our room to keep them absolutely away. Looking forward to your next stay with us. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

The staff at Lakeside Inn will assure your total satisfaction and assist your every need during your stay in Guilin. Since there a just a few rooms in this quaint little Inn, it means that the owner and his staff will care for you like family. Need a car somewhere...need a river setup tour...need a local sightseeing recommendation...need a cold... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

It has a fabulous location right on the lakeside promenade and only a few meters to the main boulevard. Easily reachable by bus from the train station, taxi may need to call the Inn for instructions as it needs to approach from the rear. Keep the phone number with you. Enter through a bar patio where you can sit and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

This was one of the more interesting places we stayed in during our China trip. This is more a B&B with 3 rooms on the first floor. There is a small bar in the ground floor with reasonably priced drinks and comfort food. The rooms are super clean and convenient, though a bit small (we were 2 adults and a... More 

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GuilinLakesideInn, Owner at Lakeside Inn, responded to this review

Hi JLNBLR, we are glad that you have had a good experience with us and thank you for your sharing of your review. The reason why in China Package tour is more preferatble than independent tour is that, we guess, it the most economic way of travel despite the reputation of being without individuality. Good thing is that the package... More 

Oxon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

The location is next to one of four connected lakes which you can walk around or take a very coulorful boat trip on in the evening. The restaurant is close to the bustling centre of Guilin. The food was freshly cooked and very good with a wide range of drinks, though we drank the local beer at only 5 yuan... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Location is unbeatable, right in the center of Guilin with next to the lake with the sun and moon pagodas. Within 5min walk there are several food markets, we just loved going there. It is small, they have only 3 rooms (4bed dorm/room, triple, double) all with private bathroom, and the rooms are very clean. We stayed in the 4bed... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This is a place located in the very heart of the Guilin city. All the entertainment is just within walking distance. The famous Sun and Moon Pagodas scenic spot which stand right in the Shahu Lake is only a walkway next to the compound. Within a circle of 500 meters around our inn you can have access to department store, supermarket, local restaurant, western style restaurant, Starbucks, massage and all the entertainment you would expect. Despite its central location it is quiet and free from disturbing traffic noise. It is a good place to stay or relax when you travel. The first floor of our inn is a nice Cafe & Bar. We provide western breakfast(toast,egg,coffee,tea),Pizza,Sandwiches, coffee (Latte, Mocha, Cappuccino ect) and Chinese dumplings. We have cold local beer, cocktails, whiskey which can give you a wonderful time after or during travel. Being the owner, Jack is an outgoing world traveler. His nephew and assistant, John, is a college teacher in Guilin Tourism University. We speak English and know the city well. We can help you plan your stay in Guilin on your request. We offer airport/train sation pick up service as well as sightseeing services, for example, Li River Cruise, Longji Terraces Trip and one day Guilin city trip ect. We have private car rental service(with English/non English speaking driver) to facilitate your tour(especially suitable for large family travel).We try our best to make your stay a unique and memorable experience of the Chinese culture. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lakeside Inn

Address: No.1-1-2 Sha lake Building Shan Lake North Road, Guilin City Center, Guilin 541002, China
Location: China > Guangxi > Guilin
Price Range: $32 - $55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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