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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Shame we only stayed one night, best room so far on our tour. Overlooked the river and the bridge. Close to the old town, mostly pedestrianised, with lots of places to eat. Breakfast was pretty good. Only negative thing was having to reset the ac when coming back to the room as it seemed to lose the temp and on... More 

Thank Nigel M
Colchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited during month long trip to China. Not the best it worse hotel we stayed in. Only one night which was probably for the best. Breakfast for westerners was very poor. Supplied with a lovely lunch box for a cruise on the river li but this was supplied by the West Bank cafe.

Thank paul j
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

This hotel has a perfect location for a visit to Guilin, close to the river and the old town centre where all the restaurants are. The rooms are good and clean and every thing is at walking distance. Make sure you stroll along the riverbank in the evening, that's where it's all happening.

1 Thank JanvDriel
Halifax, United Kingdom
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28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016

room was comfy, but they could do with a refurb, there was some work going on so breakfast was on the top floor, which was ok, peoples apartments were very close and when you left everything was close, but you get a sense of how difrerently people live

1 Thank tracey d
Wirral, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

This was the 4th hotel on our Wendy Wu tour of China, our flight was late and then we stopped for some food so by the time we arrived at the hotel it was late. No bar and no facilities open, it was 11 pm!. We did not go out at this time as we had no idea of location... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

We stayed at this hotel only for one day as we were taking the boat to Yangshuo the next morning. This hotel is a smoking hotel and all the rooms smell of cigarette. We don't smoke so for us it was very unpleasant and not a very good experience. The only good thing about this hotel was the receptionist, he... More 

1 Thank ACoop907

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

This was our fourth hotel on our tour of China and by far the worst so far. The reception area was, as usual, a vast marble space - the 'face' of the hotel. However, the rooms told a different story. Ours smelt musty, the carpet was stained, the shower curtain had been left closed when wet, so had the usual... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

A nice hotel, good breakfast, tv, kettle, weightscale, all is there. Good hot shower.And most of all soft beds (as soft as you can get in china );) But the location is perfect. 10 min only from Fubo Hill and around the corner is the large night market, Pedestrian street, supermarkets, Mc.Donalds, etc.

Thank Tourleaderasia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

We spent 3 nights in this hotel in April 2016 as part of an organised trip. This hotel is really well located next to the very busy main road and overlooking the Lijang river. You can do a lot of things by foot as the hotel is just 5 minutes from Zhengjang street, a very busy pedestrian road with lots... More 

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Fusui County, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016

Top China Travel Agency, in Guilin, arranged the hotel, and transfer from train Station .Universal Guilin Hotel is located about 30 mins, in peak hour traffic, from Railway Station. It is well located, near the night market, pedestrian street, and food courts. Western Breakfast is available, included in room rate. Clean, comfortable room.

Thank Rosemay N
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Additional Information about Universal Guilin Hotel

Address: NO. 1 JiEfang East Rd, Guilin 541001, China
Location: China > Guangxi > Guilin
Price Range: $28 - $53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Universal Guilin Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 221
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Also Known As:
Universal Hotel Guilin
Guilin Universal Hotel
Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Guilin
#14 Luxury Hotel in Guilin
#17 Best Value Hotel in Guilin
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