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Guilin Central Hostel

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fantastic location next to the commercial pedestrian street, right in front of a pretty decent food court, steps away from the river and within easy walking distance of the twin pagodas park. All the staff speak English and are very helpful and motivated. Place is very clean, common room is pleasant. The little café and restaurant serves pretty hearty breakfasts... More 

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Ramat Gan, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in a big hotel (not anymore in the age for hostels :) ) but as we were looking for a western breakfast, entered the hostel and found a nice lovely decorated and simple place offering a variety of options (muesly, omelettes, freshly squeezed juices,waffles). everithing freshly made, tasty and with very sympathic service as well. I am sure... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

+ Room was spacious + Air conditioning was good + Location perfect, next to the pedestrian street + Easy to find with the instructions provided by hostel + English speaking staff - Bathroom smelled bad - Wifi wasn't good in the room - Very noisy hallway and you can hear it to your room (acoustics is very poor)

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

We stayed here for 4 nights, and couldn't be happier with the hostel. Staff was extremely friendly, and spoke good English, always happy to help. Beds were comfortable, had curtains for privacy and security lockers were well located by the beds for extra safety. Private bathrooms in the shared rooms were also appreciated. Food downstairs was reasonably priced and delicious... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We had a private room and it was SMELLY! The room had an overwhelming odor of something I could not identify. The bathroom also smelled very strongly of sewer - it was bad enough that I found myself going in there trying to hold my breath as long as I could. The smells were so bad that I dreaded going... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

I stayed there for 3 nights and I absolutely loved it. The hostel is still new! It is very clean, the rooms are spacious, the food is delicious and reasonable priced. And the staff is really awesome, they speak really good english and helped me a lot with planning my trips in and around guilin. A really good place! I... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I stayed for 3 nights in a private double room. The whole hostel was clean and tidy, there was air conditioning and the en suite shower was brilliant. There is wifi throughout the hostel, the main area has a VPN built in so you can get into Facebook and watch iPlayer with no problem. The staff are... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Definitively like this place. It is centrally located and easy to reach by bus. The staff is very helpful and really nice. The dorms are new, spacious and very confortable with a bathroom attached. You can also do laundry free of charge. No fault on this one. 100% recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Stayed in this hostel with 5 other friends in June 2016. We had a shared dorm with a private bathroom. It is a cheap hostel thats very clean, the staff is super friendly and overall has a good atmosphere. If I visit Guilin again in the future, would definitely stay here and highly recommend it to everyone!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

I would definitely recommend Guilin Central Hostel. I booked a private double room, which was very spacious, clean, with a very modern and new look. Take earplugs because it the walls are a little thin. The hostel is conveniently located in the touristy area in Guilin near the river, Elephant trunk hill and other must sees. Within several meters there... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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Additional Information about Guilin Central Hostel

Address: NO. 3 Ren Min Road, Guilin 541001, China (Formerly Backstreet Youth Hostel)
Location: China > Guangxi > Guilin
Price Range: $13 - $63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Guilin Central Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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