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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 4 August 2015

How flowers is located down a small lane near the train station in Guilin. Good and cheap if you are catching an early train. The lobby is really nice, or once was really nice rather cause this place has seen its better days. The dorm and bathrooms were quite dirty, mould on walls and bathroom where you wish your hand...

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Reviewed 3 December 2014 via mobile

I don't recommend this hotel. Poor bed, poor bathroom. Not cozy at all...Staff is OK. But ambiance is cold and strange. Difficult to find. Only advantage is you are near the train station. They don't make food.

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Reviewed 24 June 2014

35RMB. Perfect for a backpack trip. Service is ok. I saw some bugs in the showers and toilets (a simple hole) ... It's ok if you are just looking for a cheap night. The location is cool, because you're just in front of the rail/bus station to go to Longji or anything else.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 8 May 2014

Only recommended to those who want to catch trains and bus within distance. The dorms is quite small for 4 pax people and damp. They did not provide lockers. the wifi in the rooms also very poor. While the stairs looked dirty and dark. The bathrooms looks crappy and not well cleaned.The lounge area is spacious. They did not have...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 10 February 2014

The only good thing about this hostel was that it was close to the train station (which is not that good if you are planning to stay in Guilin for some days). Otherwise they don't offer food or wifi in the rooms (as said online); the hallway/stairs looked dirty and smelled like bathroom. Our private room had smell coming from...

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Rome, Italy
Reviewed 10 February 2014

This place is one of the worst hostel I never saw. I just went here for one night, we arrived very late cause our flight and just sleep. The hostel is very difficult to find, locate like a Garage very close to Guilin Station. The reception is a disaster with plenty of rubbish and dirty staff around. The room is...

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 May 2013

Room was a bit crappy- bit run down, crap shower and squat toilet but clean enough and great communal space. Excellent location (just a few minutes walk to the train station) and the food was really good too and they made us food to take on the train. Nice staff.

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La Plaine-sur-Mer, France
Reviewed 8 February 2013

So many good memories of our 4 day trip to Guilin. It's not fancy, but the staff is very pleasant and always willing to help us plan our trip and our visits organized by agencies or by ourselves ... Beautiful place!

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guilin
Reviewed 28 January 2013

First of all,it's really a cheap chain-hostel.However,the room live up to the price.Hostel is in the corner of a backstreet,so it's not easy to find out the first time. There are many rice-noodle shops scattered around the hostel.Local snacks and meals are offered in different shops as well. As the hostel is not far from Guilin Train Station,travelers coming to...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 August 2012

Stayed here for one night in one of the dorms. We had to move twice because the aircon was blowing hot air, and we ended up in the smallest of the 4-bed dorms. It was quite ok, but very cramped and almost no room for luggage. The room was clean, but the bed sheets were very old and had old...

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Address: No.6-2 Shangzhi Lane, Zhongshan South Road, Guilin 541002, China
Region: China > Guangxi > Guilin
Price Range: $13 - $16 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — How Flowers Youth Hostel 1*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Do not book online, call the reception or go straight there. It is cheaper.”
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“Make sure you have a working aircon in your room because a lot of rooms have malfunctioning ones.”
 of 5 bubbles MathieuP383, 2 Aug 2012 | Read review
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