We enjoyed three nights in this charming little Inn. Our cosy room, one of three above the restaurant/bar, was clean and modern with wood floors and a small sitting area. Wifi reception was good and there is a computer for use in lobby. It is staffed by university students who are friendly, speak good English and are anxious to please. Tour booking is a cinch and they seem to offer significantly lower prices than online booking sites.
The location is unbeatable. A short walk to pedestrian shops and restaurants. Across the road is the lake with the twin pagodas which is beautiful, especially lit up at night.
There is music from nearby buskers at night but the activity ends at a decent time and did not interfere with our sleep. Magical flute melodies accompany tai chi practice the mornings were lovely to awaken to. All in all, great value for this little treasure in Guilin !
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- This is a place located in the very heart of the Guilin city. All the entertainment is just within walking distance. The famous Sun and Moon Pagodas scenic spot which stand right in the Shahu Lake is only a walkway next to the compound. Within a circle of 500 meters around our inn you can have access to department store, supermarket, local restaurant, western style restaurant, Starbucks, massage and all the entertainment you would expect. Despite its central location it is quiet and free from disturbing traffic noise. It is a good place to stay or relax when you travel. The first floor of our inn is a nice Cafe & Bar. We provide western breakfast(toast,egg,coffee,tea),Pizza,Sandwiches, coffee (Latte, Mocha, Cappuccino ect) and Chinese dumplings. We have cold local beer, cocktails, whiskey which can give you a wonderful time after or during travel. Being the owner, Jack is an outgoing world traveler. His nephew and assistant, John, is a college teacher in Guilin Tourism University. We speak English and know the city well. We can help you plan your stay in Guilin on your request. We offer airport/train sation pick up service as well as sightseeing services, for example, Li River Cruise, Longji Terraces Trip and one day Guilin city trip ect. We have private car rental service(with English/non English speaking driver) to facilitate your tour(especially suitable for large family travel).We try our best to make your stay a unique and memorable experience of the Chinese culture. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Lakeside Hotel Guilin