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Riverside Hostel

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#11 of 613 Hotels in Guilin
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 29 July 2014

The Guilin Riverside Hostel is an excellent option. The room was clean with excellent bathroom facilities. The view of the river was great. The location cannot be beat as the hostel is right on the river and only a couple short blocks from the train station. The staff were very friendly and helpful with booking a bamboo raft trip. The...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 June 2014

Guilin Riverside Hostel was an awesome place to stay. Great central location, close to railway station with a nice balcony that looks over the river. Both the double and triple rooms were great value and clean. The best part were the staff. They were super friendly and extremely helpful with organising our train tickets and providing us with local knowledge

Thank gugmi814
Reviewed 25 May 2014

Beautiful riverside hostel conveniently located in Guilin. Rooms were very clean, spacious, with a comfortable bed and nice Chinese-themed decor. Staff were very friendly and helpful in arranging tours (e.g. Longji Rice Terraces). Delicious western breakfast for a reasonable price and a great outdoor patio to sit and enjoy the view! Would highly recommend this hostel (more like hotel!) for...

Thank Christine S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 May 2014 via mobile

I stayed here with a friend and we were really impressed with the standard of the rooms and the service. The staff spoke excellent English, and really spent time with us and other guests to ensure everyone had the information they needed, and had a positive experience. We also left for a night to visit and stay on the rice...

Thank FayeRosa
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 May 2014 via mobile

Efficient, affordable and friendly pickup from the airport, hotel-style rooms, very clean and excellently positioned. Food is home-cooked and delicious, eaten on the terrace overlooking the river. Staff speak excellent English and will help with anything you need. Our only issue was the incredibly noisy Chinese group with children that screamed and shouted until late at night and again in...

Thank Mal W
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 April 2014

A great place to stay in Guilin. Friendly and english-speaking stuff, can help out with getting around the area and arranging tours and so on. Next to the river, with nice views and spots for breakfast and tea. Proper and clean rooms, hot water and towels. Many other services such as laundry as well. Do recommend.

Thank Od M
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 April 2014 via mobile

Despite this being advertised as a hostel, It should really be called Riverside Hotel. I cant fault anything with regards to the rooms, cleanliness, food etc but what i didnt like was the none hostel like approach. As a backpacker on a serious budget, hostels are always my pick because of cheap pricing and this wasnt in a category of...

Reviewed 11 April 2014

We stayed here for two nights and paid just over £10 for a riverside suite with lovely bed on platform, seating area with table, sofa, TV and large bathroom. Bedroom very nicely decorated and clean. Wonderful setting, efficient laundry service, though not folded precisely( minor point I know!) had breakfast in their outside riverside area which was perfect way to...

Thank AntoniaRobinson
Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 8 April 2014

This hostel is very well-located for those who want to get the most of Guilin and Yangshuo in few days. The staff is always willing to help and this makes the staying more comfortable, especially for backpackers. Room are basic but even better than many you would find in other Chinese hotels.

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Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 6 April 2014

Our family kicked off our tour of China in Guilin with Mike and his very friendly staff at Riverside Hostel - a perfect start to a perfect trip. The rooms are basic but comfortable and clean with great staff. Mike went out of his way to make our stay great and was extremely helpful with local trip planning. He even...

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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”
MareeandPeter, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Very good Guided tours provided by the hostel. To do the river bambu boat cruise!”
Matteo477, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Get the two-person bedroom overlooking the river!”
FabiJenneke, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I stayed at a private room and it was worthy every cent”
roberto1saravia1, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“River-view rooms are lovely!”
SiandJo07, 28 Nov 2015 | Read review
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