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Green Forest Hostel Reviews

110-25, South Zhongshan Rd, Guilin, China

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85%

Rating
942 Total Reviews
  • 84%Value For Money
  • 86%Security
  • 88%Location
  • 89%Staff
  • 83%Atmosphere
  • 81%Cleanliness
  • 84%Facilities

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91%

Staff in particular was very helpful and spoke great English.

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Thank you for the +++ positive feedback as always our staff strives to make everyone feel at home here at Guilin green forest hostel

86%

This is simply a great hostel. Cheap, friendly staff, good food, good location, good WIFI, etc... The only improvement they need are the beds in the dorms. They make a lot of noise when you move. Besides that: top choice!

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Hi, happy to hear of your lovely stay at our hostel. our incredible are in a never ending quest to make everyone feels at home when they pass thru our door. and thank you so much for you suggustion , we will fix it out very soon .

83%

We enjoyed our stay at Green Forest. It was in a good location, had good facilities, comfortable beds, helpful staff and plenty of tour options. We'd definitely recommend it.

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Hi, Thank you for such a great feedback and we are glad to hear you a had great time at our hostel. every postive review is a great encouragement to our staff here at guilin green forest hostel.

97%

Lovely place is a great location. Got a room upgrade and the place had a huge window and was super comfy bed. Free laundry, food is a little bit pricey - you're paying the tourist price. I didn't try it but I'm sure it would taste good. They have good value tours and helpful staff. Easy to recommend this place

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Hi,thanks for the postive feedback , we're here at guilin green forest hostel are very proud of our location l which is only 10 minutes walk from the train station 5 minutes walk from the bus staion. hope to see you again soon.

97%

Fantastic people and hostel facilities. Thanks for the included water and laundry.

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yo, man .. Thank you for the +++ positive feedback as always our staff strives to make everyone feel at home here at Guilin green forest hostel . Wish everything treat you well at Australia and get the bycicle spare parts ( that plastic shit ) successfully .. haha ... Happy travel !

83%

Nice place to stay in Guilin with very friendly and helpful staff who taught us how to play the Mahjong which was good fun. Also, nice cozy common area where you can meet other travellers. Would stay here again.

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Thank you so much for choosing us and the positive reviews. we're glad you've enjoyed our weekly Majiang lesson.. whenever possible the staff is more then happy to show our guests the local area . Welcome back again , Happy travel

100%

This was the best hostel we stayed in on our trip to Beijing, Chengdu, Guilin and Yangshuo. The staff are friendly and speak good english. The room was lovely with a nice view of the river. It is a pity that we could only stay here for 1 night. We took one of their day tours to bamboo rafting and got dropped off in Yangshuo.

  • 4th Nov 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)

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Hi, Thank you so much for choosing us and give it such a great feedback . Hope to see you again , Take care and happy travel .

97%

it was great hostel! a very relaxed place and the people were very helpfull. the beds were nice and soft, the room was spacious and the bathroom was so clean! the food is farely cheap compared to other hostels.

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Hi , Thank you for the awesome feedback . we are glad we were able to help to on your journey. welcome back in anytime . Happy travel .

94%

Had a brilliant stay here. The staff were friendly and always willing to help. Our room was big and clean. The noise of the KTV singers was loud but they stop quite early and we were usually out late so they never bothered us. It's location is great and we were able to walk everywhere or get the bus from the station across the road. The Li River Bamboo raft tour they organise was great too.


91%

Great place to stay. Nice big bunk beds Close to everything, train and bus station and sights.

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thanks for the positive feedback we're here at Guilin green forest hostel are very proud of our location which is only 10 minutes walk from the train station 5 minutes walk from the bus station. hope to see you again soon. happy travel

86%

Excellent location n easy to find from the bus station.. Within walking distance to eating places , shopping and nearby elephant tusk hill n twin pagoda. Strongly recommend. Only complaint is taxi to airport came 30 minutes late but not the hostel's fault.


89%

Is a great hostel. Just a comment, there's AC in the dorms, which is great; but some people use in a crazy way, like putting 18 degrees or leaving it working all the night, which is not really comfortable for everybody.

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Hi, Thank you for stayed with us and give it such a great feedback , sorry to hear the AC situation you have been through with . You should notice us about it . we would turn it back in a normal degree for sure . thank again for choosing us . Happy travel

97%

I stayed in this hostel in both a double and a dorm. Paying extra for the double is DEFINITELY worth it- our bed was huge and extremely comfortable and our room had a large window overlooking the lake (albeit the single pane windows made the room a bit noisy). The double was pretty basic: clean but dark and dingy. The common room is great and so is the food; drinks are very decently priced and they have a cat! The staff was great and speaks perfect English. One of my favorite hostels ever.

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Hi. Thank you so much for your great feedback . we are really worry about our service might not good enough as it was a busy holiday with a large number of guests . we are so happy that you have a lovely stay at our hostel and we are glad we were able to help to on your journey. welcome back anytime .

97%

Very well located hostel with great staff and great value for money. Very clean, very laid back. Come here if you like cats!

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Hi.Thank you so much for stayed with us and we are glad to hear you a had great time at our hostel. every positive review is a great encouragement to our staff here at guilin green forest hostel. Welcome back in any time if you miss the cats . Happy travel .

57%

Unfortunately, I did not have a great stay here. There is a KTV bar beneath the hostel and I was unable to sleep much at all while I was there. I booked a boat ride in advance and they changed the price the morning I was to leave when I didn't have any option to look elsewhere. The boat left an hour late and was two hours shorter than they advertized. The cleanliness of the bathroom left a lot to be desired, common to that type of bathroom but still unpleasant.

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Thank you for your stay at our hostel. sorry to heard about the tour and bathroom situations. due to a large number of guest that Nation Holiday we're a little under staff. we're currently remedied these problems with our team. Hope everything treat you well in other place . Happy travel

97%

Hi. We've stayed at different hostels at Guilin, but must say, Green Forest was the best one if you are looking for a cozy, nice little place, perfectly located. The staff are amasing. We've taken a trip to Longji terraces booked from hostel, and must say, resulted amazing for a cost practically the same, as if we would have done it by ourselves, but less stressful. Dont know about other tours, but suppose is the same. All and all, thank you guys, the stay was amazing

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Hi.Thank you for stayed with us and we are happy to hear of your lovely stay at our hostel. our incredible are in a never ending quest to make everyone feels at home when they pass thru our door .Happy travel and take care of yourself .

91%

This hostel was clean, cheap, and charming but the bathroom left something to be desired. I would recommend.

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Thank you so much for choosing us and the kindly give us those useful suggestion . Hope we could see you again soon . Happy travel and take care of yourself .

83%

We only stayed one night, got to Guilin at 8 in the morning and couldnt get the room until at 13 but they were able to store our luggage until then. The room was nice. Location good, a short walking distance to the river and the night market. Staff were helpful and spoke english.

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Thank you so much for choosing us and give it such a positive feedback for us . welcome back again in any time . Happy travel

94%

Very good location, and comfortable lobby! The only thing to improve is wifi !!


89%

Cosy place with very helpful and nice staff. They offer or organise tours to the Longji rice terraces and the Li river for reasonable prices and give a lot of tips for sightseeing in and around Guilin. Internet was very slow though.

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Hi.Thank you for stayed with us . Very happy to hear you have a great time here and very sorry for the internet , we will love to upgrade it if we can but China standard can not change very soon is seems . really sorry about it . Happy travel and take care of yourself .

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