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Newark, New Jersey
Reviewed 20 November 2014

This is very close to bus/train station, the mini bus that goes to Dragon Backbone rice terraces for 2-1/2 to 3 hrs. The hotel is clean & quiet, and staff is really nice, Peggy as well as others ,always smile, take time to talk to clients ,you feel very comfortable staying there. Breakfast is good but not included in the...

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Reviewed 15 November 2014 via mobile

Ideally situated with pleasant staff and a comfortable well priced double room - no complaints here :) stayed 2 days which is enough to ensure you see the sights, the Ming palace was overpriced but I knew that by reading others reviews and even the girl at reception told me... In retrospect Ming palace don't go!

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Reviewed 14 November 2014 via mobile

I came to Guilin after a 30 hour train journey. This place is perfectly located on the river and 5-10 minutes walk from train station. The staff is really nice and welcoming. The dorm room, which I had for myself, had nice beds. It smelled a little moldy when I arrived, but after I had opened the windows it was...

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Malaysia
Reviewed 7 November 2014

We stayed two nights here and much prefer it for the location and the price versus another two nights at another hostel further up north on our way back from Yangshou. Location was just a 10 minute stroll to the Bus Station for journeys to Yangshou. Restaurants were aplenty along the road where the Bank of China is and for...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 28 October 2014

Small hostel in a quiet area of the river, with nicely modeled rooms and a cafe situated amidst trees and gardens directly on the river. Staff are attentive and thoughtful. Breakfast and other meals are good quality. Booking the airport transfer service from the airport will save you approximately 30 RMB as I recall and you will be transported in...

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West Midlands, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2014

We stayed for 6 nights in this great hostel and would like to return. The room was clean and comfortable, we booked a Queen room with a river view. Great location by the river and close to the night market. We liked the friendly atmosphere in the hostel and the helpful staff who gave advice about places to visit. We...

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Stafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2014

So glad we booked this hostel. We arrived very late at night - about 1am - and they left our keys for us so we could check-in after we had slept. The staff were very friendly, spoke excellent english and always helpful. We booked a river cruise through them which was about £10/100 RMB cheaper than elsewhere. We also arrange...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2014

this is a great base for exploring Guilin and moving onto more remote parts of Guangxi after a night here to freshen up. Really lovely terrace by the river to hang out on and the owners seem to have gone to a lot of effort to make it a welcome friendly place. Really recommend!

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Bogota, Colombia
Reviewed 5 October 2014 via mobile

About this hostal, I may say our stay over one night was good. We arrived really late at night and we had booked a 3 bed room. Unfortunately we only found 2. I went to the front desk around 2 am and the guy there didn't speak English. Thanks God he called the Manager who for the time was very...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 30 September 2014

We got in at about midnight and had organised that evening for the hostel to collect us by cab. When we arrived at the hostel there was a gentleman at the desk that couldn't speak english and pointed to 2 notes each with a key. The notes said to just take your key and check-in in the morning. However there...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
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Additional Information about Riverside Hostel

Address: No.1 Zhumu Alley, Nanmen Bridge, Xiangshan District, Guilin 541002, China
Region: China > Guangxi > Guilin
Price Range: $13 - $23 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 21
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“Standard twins are a very good size”
 of 5 bubbles MareeandPeter, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Very good Guided tours provided by the hostel. To do the river bambu boat cruise!”
 of 5 bubbles Matteo477, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Get the two-person bedroom overlooking the river!”
 of 5 bubbles FabiJenneke, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I stayed at a private room and it was worthy every cent”
 of 5 bubbles roberto1saravia1, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“River-view rooms are lovely!”
 of 5 bubbles SiandJo07, 28 Nov 2015 | Read review
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