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Riverside Hostel

No.1 Zhumu Alley, Nanmen Bridge, Xiangshan District, Guilin 541002 China
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#9 of 773 hotels in Guilin

Riverside Hostel is an excellent choice for travelers visiting Guilin, offering a budget friendly environment alongside many helpful amenities designed to enhance your stay.

You’ll enjoy relaxing rooms that offer a flat screen TV, air conditioning, and a desk, and you can stay connected during your stay as Riverside Hostel offers guests free wifi.

The motel features a 24 hour front desk, a concierge, and baggage storage. Plus, Riverside Hostel offers an on-site restaurant, providing a pleasant respite from your busy day. For guests with a vehicle, free parking is available.

For those interested in checking out popular landmarks while visiting Guilin, Riverside Hostel is located a short distance from Jingjiang Wangcheng City (0.6 mi) and ShangShui MeiShiJie (0.8 mi).

While in Guilin be sure to experience local hotpot favorites at Chongqing Qin Ma Hotpot, Fei YangYang Modern Hot Pot Restaurant (GuiLin Hong Jie), or Gui Ren Tang YaoShan ZhuDu Ji.

If you’re looking for something to do, Sun and Moon Pagodas (0.6 mi), Daxu Old Town (1.0 mi), and Riyue Shuangta Cultural Park (0.4 mi) are a nice way to spend some time, and they are all within walking distance of Riverside Hostel.

Enjoy your stay in Guilin!

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No.1 Zhumu Alley, Nanmen Bridge, Xiangshan District, Guilin 541002 China
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André K wrote a review Oct 2020
Uitenhage, South Africa173 contributions95 helpful votes
Excellent Hotel, great English speaking staff who made you feel welcome and at home. Great assitance with booking tours. Good breakfast and excellent location. Can highly recomend to stay here. Nice view of the river and the area is very quiet.
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Date of stay: October 2020
Room Tip: Choose a room with a balcony , defintely worth it.
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sallykannan wrote a review Aug 2019
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia6 contributions
I had different perception abount China,,, Noisy, dirty,rude But my visit to Guilin,China was total different experiance The Province was so clean and had a shock when the road system is free from sound with mostly Hybrid Despite barrier on Language people try to help with their own translation application. It was a wonderful 6 days trip to Guilin Thank you to the wonderful and pretty receptionist of the hotel for the kindness and care showed
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Date of stay: August 2019
Room Tip: Li river view from the room was so beautiful
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Preethi R wrote a review Feb 2018
3 contributions1 helpful vote
The hotel is located a little ways off by the river and offered a river/mountain view with lots of open skies. However, there were no elevators, which meant that you need to carry your luggage upstairs (the staff may help). We stayed in February 2018 and since the weather was much colder than normal, missed the heating systems in room (we're told this isn't a standard feature in the smaller hotels in Guilin). Food was a small breakfast buffet with traditional chinese breakfast items as well as toast, eggs and fruits.
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Date of stay: February 2018
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Kausha25 wrote a review Dec 2017
14 contributions8 helpful votes
This was our last stop in our 10 day tour of China in October 17. The location was great and we had a view of the river which was amazing. The staff at the reception spoke good English which was a nice surprise and they were very helpful. Great amenities for a hostel. The room is much smaller than what's shown in the photos and the bathroom is tiny. There's no shower curtain and the whole floor gets wet when showering. There is no elevator. The receptionist did offer to take our bags upstairs but we had to bring it down when we were leaving as we didn't want to ask. The breakfast of fried eggs/toast was quite poor. We would have skipped breakfast but we had an early start on both days so we decided to gulp it down. Our travel agent had gone by the photos and 4 star rating when she booked this for us. It's very good for a hostel but if you are looking for facilities of a hotel, this is not it!
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Date of stay: October 2017
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Trip type: Traveled with friends
hlai7233 wrote a review Oct 2017
San Marino617 contributions6 helpful votes
The hotel is located within walking distances to both the train and coach stations as well as to a couple of night markets. Its right by a river thus has more open sky from room windows. I had a room with a small toilet but it doesn't bother me.
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Date of stay: October 2017Trip type: Traveled solo
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Frequently Asked Questions about Riverside Hostel
Which popular attractions are close to Riverside Hostel?
Nearby attractions include Riyue Shuangta Cultural Park (0.4 miles), Sun and Moon Pagodas (0.6 miles), and Guilin Two Rivers and Four Lakes Resort (0.5 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Riverside Hostel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Riverside Hostel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Riverside Hostel?
Yes, paid public parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Riverside Hostel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Chunji Roasted Goose Restaurant (Zhongshan Road), NengRen Shan SuShi Restaurant, and Li River Cuisine Restaurant.
Does Riverside Hostel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Riverside Hostel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Riverside Hostel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.3 miles away from the center of Guilin.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Riverside Hostel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Chinese, and Japanese.
Are there any historical sites close to Riverside Hostel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Xiaoyao Building Site (0.8 miles), Eighth Route Army Guilin Office (1.5 miles), and Jingjiang Royal Residence (1.2 miles).
Does Riverside Hostel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the river view available here.