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Guilin This Old Place International Youth Hostel

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Reviewed November 8, 2014

Very Nice place top stay. Good location near the beautiful river and 5 minutes too the shopping square. The old place is ecxually quit new with thick soft beds and clean nice showers. Staff is really helpful. The ambiance is very nice. I would defenetly stay here again.

Thank Iris v
Haifa, Israel
Reviewed September 26, 2014

The staff at reception always helped with the internet, with instructions how to get to our next destination, with the laundry service (could hang out the clothes on the balcony outside the room), always with a smile and patience. Their English is excellent. The rooms were excellent, clean, air conditioned. The food and service at the bar was great. The...

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Reviewed September 8, 2014 via mobile

Nice hostel in a good location. The staff also organises trips for you if you book them one day in advance. They offer quite good western breakfast for 20 rmb. My single room was clean and cute decorated. Especially the bathroom was very nice. The only thing to complain about is the smell and that in front of my window...

1Thank Anika F
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 8, 2014

This is a great place to stay in a surprisingly attractive town. The lakes and hills are just in front of this attractive building and walk ing around this area is a joy. The hostel has everything you need and some English speaking staff who'll write out in Chinese notes for cab crivers etc. The breakfast is disappointing don't bother....

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed August 11, 2014

Overall a very fine place to stay, however, only half of the staff were decent in English, the others didn't understand at all which was a bit annoying when there were many people at the reception desk, because each customer takes a long time to service. Also, when we went hiking in the rice terraces, we had specifically asked for...

1Thank Kirstine1984
Lima, Peru
Reviewed August 2, 2014

it was a short walk away from the main restaurant and shopping area of Guilin, but the hostel itself, the service and the rooms were so-so. There was a strong mouldy smell in all the hotel and the rooms, it is a humid area, but if the hotel had central AC there would be no mould. We checked in and...

Thank MariMichelena
Reviewed July 5, 2014

The private room we had was refurbished so very clean and comfortable (good bed!). Location is good but a taxi is needed from the bus station. This is only 10 rmb so don't get suckered into paying 30 rmb! The hostel is good value for money and would definitely book again. Most of the staff were excellent and very helpful...

Thank mrcwise
Oxfordshire, uk
Reviewed May 15, 2014

We loved our visit here, it's well situated right opposite the rhong lake and round the corner from the sun and moon pagodas (walking distance, round the lakes). The tourist Office is just around the corner - go out of the hostel turn left and left again when you get to the lake then keep going straight and it's on...

1Thank Annis88
Shanghai, China
Reviewed March 19, 2014 via mobile

I liked this place because everything was simple, you pick your drink in the fridge and pay to the reception, you sit anywhere in the lobby and order a pizza ( just so so but cheap). The room are clean, the view is nice, the location is good. It is not really a family friendly hotel ( the family room...

Thank Dorine A
Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 12, 2014

This hostel allowed us to check in early (8am) at no extra cost which was very much needed! The staff were friendly and spoke excellent English. The the location is outstanding once found. Drinks were cheap but we did not eat there. The room was large clean and comfortable with an amazing big shower with hot water 24/7. Really great...

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Here we have excellent facilities and warming staff. You may find it amazing that such a quiet and lovely place should exist in Guilin downtown. Roaming around the lake bank, you would meet cute statues of piggy and goose along the path, there are the local opera stage set on the river, squares full of dancing ladies in happiness. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Guilin This Old Place International Youth Hostel

Address: No.2 Yiwu Road, Guilin 541001, China
Location: China > Guangxi > Guilin
Price Range: $10 - $26 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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“Get one at the back - it's quieter”
AdieandJerry, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Higher floor for a view of the lake”
vignesc, Aug 12, 2016 | Read review
“I was in a RMB100 Queen size bed room. It had no view which was totally fine for us as we were only there one night.”
kangyanglim, Jan 28, 2016 | Read review
“the dorm is also very nice and comfortable, and much cheaper than standard room.”
ngocchile, Dec 10, 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room not facing the street for quieter nights”
ColourOfAbsence, Apr 28, 2015 | Read review
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