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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 23 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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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 9 May 2016

The staff in this hostel is great and super helpful. They are truly concern about the guest and their experience traveling trough Guangxi. Rooms are clean and stylish. The location is great just a few meters away of the Sun & Moon pagodas and the River.

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

From the greeting in the reception, the constant smiles, fantastic coffee and smoothies, flawless service and just the great overall facilities in the hostel it may have been one of the best hostels I've visited. And for 60 yuan a night it's a bargain!

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Macau, China
Reviewed 28 April 2016

What you get is even better than what you see. We couldn't be more satisfied when we arrived at the hostel. It was really like the pictures we saw and all the atmosphere made it even better. The staff was very friendly, even though the English was not the best. They have a "café like" at the entrance hall where...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

This hostel is really something. The place has all the benefits of an amazing hostel, with the facilities and cleanliness of a very very nice hotel. However, the star feature has got to be their amazing staff. The location, as the name suggests, is ideal... Right on the doorstep of the pedestrian street in Guilin, with many restaurants, bars, cafes...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Excellent hostel. Clean, modern yet rustic. Great restaurant and hang out spot in the lobby area. Had a healthy breakfast and coffee and a good night's sleep. Sadly only stayed one night. It's in a great little area with lots of restaurants, pubs and shops around. Definitely a recommended stay

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Accidentally bump into this hostel when i walking along the Food Street. Spend 1 night here at 6bed dormitory during March 2016. is was a wonderful stay. a 5 stars level of international youth hostel.

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Thirsk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

We booked this hostel before leaving the UK and they sent detailed info about public transport from railway stations & airport, including address in Chinese. This worked out perfectly taking us straight to the door. The staff knew all the public bus routes to main attractions & wrote down destinations so we could show the driver where we wanted to...

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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: $14 - $72 (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”
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