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Riverside Hostel

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cooly spoted by the river, remoted a bit from the hectic city center, this hostel is clean and cosy. Staff is very nice, really helpful, even friendly ! (They told me the hostel will be in complete renovation in september so no need to worry about the lame AC or somehow poor state of the floor's room.) But the best... More 

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Cambridge, MA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I paid for a room with a river view, but the view from the balcony was completely blocked! Not acceptable. The room itself was basic but clean. This place is overrated -- the private rooms cost too much for what you get and there is false advertising in offering river view rooms from which nothing can be seen. Worse, I... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Riverside Hostel for two nights. The staff spoke very good English and was able to provide information about the busses. The rooms are simple but clean. We stayed in a provate room and had a lot of space. The bed was a bit hard but we slept well nonetheless. For the price we paid a solid... More 

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Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

The hostel has a good combination of positioning, services, good prices and very good personnel. The guided tour offered by the hostel are great and very cheap. There is also a "private taxi" service available even to reach the station.

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Nijmegen, Nederland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

The room was very spacious, had a bathroom and a big balcony overlooking the river. The location is great, price was very reasonable (I stayed in a room for two persons, but even for myself the price was doable!). The bed was big and comfy, wifi is perfect. Couldn't ask for more in a hostel, it felt like being in... More 

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El Salvador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Just book it, you won't regret it. Because of the cheap price I wasn't expecting much, but it was a pleasant surprise to arrive at a hostel where all the staff, including the ladies who cook, was kind and incredibly helpful (booking trips, recommending places...) The location is perfect, night market, banks, bus and train stations are a few minutes... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

I spent a night there before going onto Yangshuo. The place felt like a cheap hotel as opposed to a hostile. Receptionist staff spoke good english provided me with a map and general advice. I booked a 4 hour cruise down the Li River to Yangshuo at 395RMB it's the cheapest price a foreigner will get in Guillin. Location is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

My husband & I spent almost a week here, the location is great for exploring and a short walk to Elephant Trunk Hill. The food was ok, the staff are great and very friendly and helpful. Our room was a good size with a comfortable bed, our first room had a balcony (we had to change rooms as we extended... More 

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

Riverside Hostel, Guilin Pro's: good helpfull English speaking staff, great breakfast area, location near the river, good vibe and good service. Cons: Noisy alley in the morning. The family room 5101 was spacious but not that great; outdated, molded shower curtain and noisy. In conclusion: nice location with good staffmembers, the familyroom 5101 is not worth the money. Tips for... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

Stayed here for 2 nights at the end of December. Rooms excellent value for money, central location, next to the river and only a few minutes walk from the shops, restaurants and bus station. It was quite chilly, but there was sufficient bedding and the bed was verycomfortable, plus towels, shower gel, toilet paper were all provided. Paid extra for... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Additional Information about Riverside Hostel

Address: Nanmen Bridge NO. 1 Zhumu Alley, Guilin 541002, China
Location: China > Guangxi > Guilin
Price Range: $10 - $49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 21
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