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Sunnyside, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wild trip into Guilin. A delayed flight caused a frantic hustle between airports in Shanghai and while going through security my bag got left opened so when my bags arrived in Guilin, individual items from my bag were laying out on the luggage conveyer belt - minus my iPad. The staff at Central called the airport, spoke...

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Saarbrucken, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had two private rooms booked in this hotel and we are very happy with our experience. The hotel is very well located, you can basically walk everywhere from the hotel. There are many restaurants closely and also a night market. The rooms are decent sized, with a nice bathroom and all amenities needed. The staff was very friendly and...

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Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

The reviews do not lie, this place was phenomenal! The staff were so friendly and helpful to us, recommending the best sights to see in the area and always greeting us with a smile! The 4 bunk room was very spacious with lots of storage area, and that bed was hands down the most comfortable I've slept on in China!...

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Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Great food, great staff, great rooms, great location and it's cheap. Just do it and go there. The lobby is also very relaxing and was not crowded at all. The integrated restaurant has cheap but awesome food!

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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

First & foremost, this hostel's breakfast food is not to be missed! It's the best western style breakfast I had in all of China - the banana & honey waffles alone are to die for! Hopefully that got your attention! Anyhow, on with the review. I stayed in a private double bedroom with a very reasonable rate. As I had...

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Kuching, Malaysia
Reviewed 23 November 2016

This is the best hostel I've ever stayed in. Stayed 2 nights here before we moved to Yangshuo . Came back here again for another 3 nights stay, felt so much at home. Staff are sweet and helpful, whenever we needed help, they acted immediately. Room is spacious, clean comfortable king size bed with good bathroom. Most wonderful is that...

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Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

This is the best hostel I've ever stayed in. Stayed 2 nights before we moved to Yangshuo. Came back here again for another 3 nights, we felt so much at home. Staff are sweet and helpful.Whenever we requested for help, they acted immediately. Room is spacious, clean comfortable king size bed with good bathroom. Most wonderful is that it's quiet...

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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I am a seasoned traveler and this is by far one of my favourite hostels. My boyfriend and I stayed here four nights and didn't want to leave. Our room and bathroom were very spacious.The location is perfect for shopping, food, elephant hill, pagodas/lake. The staff are so friendly and helpful, and offered discount tickets/ helped arrange our excursions. The...

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Shanghai, China
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Was going to stay here, but the client put me up in a large hotel nearby, so I popped in for breakfast. Food and presentation was great, staff friendly, let me park my hire bike inside for security (bikes go fast in China, even with a lock) and the place is very clean. If the café is a reflection on...

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Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

I was only one night here. It was perfect and I will recommend you to stay here. It's clean, cheep and real central to main city. The bed was good for well sleeping and no noise in this central place. If you like, you can get a breakfast as well.

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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: $15 - $73 (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”
 of 5 bubbles katelcl, 26 Mar 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in a large room on the 3rd floor, 307 or 306”
 of 5 bubbles MarkWheeler2528, 8 Oct 2015 | Read review
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