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Riverside Hostel

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#11 of 614 Hotels in Guilin
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Dundalk, Ireland
Reviewed 27 November 2013

Location is very good, 100m from the bus station. 8 minute walk from the restaurants and the lakes. We had a private room. Room was comfortable, very spacious and clean. Staff were very helpful and helped us book our trips. Breakfast was nice too. We enjoyed our stay here and would highly recommend it.

Thank milkjunkie90
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 26 November 2013

Thanks Peggy and team for a great stay. Peggy provided us with clear instructions on how to get around and what buses to take. The location is fantastic - with beautiful river views and it's an easy walk into town. The beds are a little hard - but still sleepable. Thanks Riverside! Erin and Julie - Australia

Thank ErinRoseYoung
Reviewed 16 November 2013

After missing the turning for the hostel we were ready for a rest when we arrived. This hostel is located in a quiet spot near the river, train station and bus station. It is a bit of a walk into town, but pleasant enough if you have time. The staff were friendly and helpful, with many tours on offer to...

Thank KatyandAsh
Reviewed 16 October 2013

Good location, close to main road and a short walk to scenic parks. Great on sight restaurant. Scenery is pleasant and is next to the Peach Blossom River and back patio of the hostel is right on a beautiful river walk. Room was clean and modern, although the beds were a bit hard but still workable. Would recommend and would...

Thank ionehappycamper
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 October 2013

When we first arrived here (about 8am) after getting off an overnight train, the girl at the counter was flat out serving breakfast. We tried to be as patient as possible, but we really needed to sort out our visa extension that day. She was extremely rude, gave us the wrong location of the PSB office and scribbled it out...

Thank holliesherlock
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 29 September 2013

Though we only stayed here 1 night, we loved it! Arrived late in the evening and were pleasantly surprised with an adorable room, nicely decorated, clean and comfy! The river view is just perfect. The common terrace is a lively place to spend the evenings with fellow travellers. Mike is the man there, you can't miss him! He is the...

Thank Irina B
Reviewed 28 September 2013

We were pleasantly surprised with this hostel- The staff were really nice and helpful, and spoke good English. The deck downstairs was one of the best things about this hostel, and happy hour sitting on the deck by the river was really nice. Our friends who were staying at 5 star hotels came to us every night for a beer...

Thank Lesley M
Bunbury, Australia
Reviewed 12 September 2013

It's a bit strange and I can't for the life of me work out how some places you stay ( for no particular reason) seem to stick out as being memorable, comfortable,in a kind of at -home way. We stayed here three times, not because we planned to, and not because it was fantastically good, it just worked out that...

Thank sticky d
Reviewed 8 September 2013

Really beautiful hall, amazing breakfast with river view. The staff is really nice and they speak good English. They can help you with travel booking. They can store your bags even if you are no more at the hostel. Quite clean and the pricing is quite cheap for the quality. Free WiFi in all the rooms. We was really happy.

Thank SissiSara
Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 1 September 2013 via mobile

David and staff are marvelous with help in securing train, bus and boat tickets. Third floor room with balcony on the river is marvelous and excellent value. Great base for exploring the interesting city of Guilin.

Thank Saunterer1099

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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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