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Guilin Central Hostel

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Paris, France
Reviewed 15 July 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...

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 13 July 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...

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Reviewed 1 July 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...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 July 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...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 21 June 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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Reviewed 18 June 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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Amsterdam
Reviewed 31 May 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...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 May 2016

The hostel is well named, it is indeed very centrally located, it is clean and good value for money. The staff are especially helpful. The bedrooms were clean and there is a good social area downstairs. Although I preferred Yangshuo this is a great base to explore Gui Lin. They do have a sister hostel in Yangshuo which is superb.

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Reviewed 24 May 2016

The room was really big and comfortable, even though there was some humidity in the air. More towels should be provided (at least one hand towel). Activities made available were very nice, as the dumpling making night. The staff, specially Kevina, was great.

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Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Location is great, staff are friendly, and their English level is excellent. Not much to fault, but would be great if they offered more tours. Rooms are very good and clean for a hostel. No bar or lounge but the main room is very warm and welcoming.

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Additional Information about Guilin Central Hostel

Address: No.3 Renmin Road, Xiufeng District, Guilin 541001, China (Formerly Backstreet Youth Hostel)
Region: China > Guangxi > Guilin
Price Range: $16 - $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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“All rooms are good. I stayed 5 nights in Room 203”
 of 5 bubbles jongs_13, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Service and location”
 of 5 bubbles StuartB723, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“4 bunk bed really modern, cosy, including a private bathroom with shower.”
 of 5 bubbles PedroPCAGoncalves, 28 Apr 2016 | Read review
“value for money with central location to tourist spot”
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“I stayed in a large room on the 3rd floor, 307 or 306”
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