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Guilin This Old Place International Youth Hostel

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No.2 Yiwu Road, Guilin 541001, China
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Shanghai, China
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22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here just one night and regretted not staying longer! My son and I got a late night flight from Shanghai to Guilin and decided to stay at 'This old place'. I called the hotel for info the night before and we were booked in and given all the directions we needed quickly and accurately. What I really appreciated was... More 

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Shildon, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a brilliant hostel spotless clean, loads of room with towels and tea making facilities. The staff are very friendly and helpful. We had lovely views of the river from our room and would definitely come to stay here again.

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Thank Lynn P
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

I went to Guilin this summer, and stayed in This Old Place twice. I love the rooftop view, and the place is located right in the center of the city, so it's perfect to have a walk to the lakes and rivers, as well as finding good restaurants to eat. The room was very clean and nice, and good summer... More 

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Thank ngocchile
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

A fun friendly vibe in a hostel that feels.more.like a hotel in the middle of Guilin. Just 5 minutes walk to some of the main natural karst shapes! (Elephant hill) We stayed just for one night and the staff were happy to direct us to Starbucks for our soy milk coffee fix and sticky rice for our early doors breakfast!... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

This hostel was the best I stayed at in China. The dorm rooms were comfortable and air conditioned. The bathrooms were kept clean, but there is only one Western style toilet available for the dorms. There are also only 3 shared showers for all of the dorms as well, so there was some waiting when a shower was needed. The... More 

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Shanghai, China
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Arrived here late at night while passing through Guilin. The main downstairs lobby/dining area seemed cheerful enough in a hostel kinda way. i.e., boards with helpful travel info, bar counter, breakfast menus, brochures, etc. I saw at least one English speaking staff who was friendly and helping someone with travel services. The location was very central. The room was basic,... More 

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Thank BroOrange
Greve, Denmark
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed at this hostel for 2 nights. We were very surprised for what you get for this small amount of money! Our room was great and the bed was soft compared to all other hotels we've visited. The breakfast was cheap and good, and we had bbq for the last evening and that was also very... More 

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

By accident I ended up in Guilin and at this hostel. There are some good things about the place: the location, the breakfast and the friendly staff. The rest is average or below. I had a room with private bathroom for 160 RMB. For this price I expect a bathroom that does not stink and a wifi that works faster.... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

My sister and I spent 2 nights here. What a gem! Great location right by the lake and in walking distance to the town. Rooftop views were amazing, very beautiful rooms, clean and tidy. Staff were great. I can't think of anything bad to say.

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topguilin, 前厅部经理 at Guilin This Old Place International Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much to stay our hostel. Wish that you have a nice trip in the future. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

Great Atmosphere from the moment you walk through the door. Very friendly English speaking staff with quick and efficient service. Wifi access in entire facility. Great views of lake from rooftop. Easy walking distance around Guilin

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topguilin, 前厅部经理 at Guilin This Old Place International Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much to stay in our hostel and share during your stay,we want to see you next time! wish you a nice trip! More 

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