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Green Forest Hostel Reviews

110-25, South Zhongshan Rd, Guilin, China

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88%

Rating
926 Total Reviews
  • 88%Value For Money
  • 87%Security
  • 90%Location
  • 94%Staff
  • 86%Atmosphere
  • 82%Cleanliness
  • 87%Facilities

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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.

Owner Comment (Hide)
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.

Owner Comment (Hide)
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.

Owner Comment (Hide)
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.

Owner Comment (Hide)
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.

Owner Comment (Hide)
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 .

91%

great location and staff were very helpful. I was only here one night but i would come back if I was in town again

Owner Comment (Hide)
thanks for the positive feedback we're here at Guilin Greenforest hostel are very proud of our location l which is in the middle part of the one only main street of Guilin and only 10 minutes walk from the train station 2 minutes walk from the bus station. Whenever possible the staff is more then happy to show our guests the local area. Welcome back in any time . .

100%

Staff nice, helpfull and friendly. The cat is is not as helpfull but is friendly.

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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

100%

We spend one night because our target it was Yangshuo, but we think that it is a good choice because it is very close to the bus station. Good staff, clean and properly atmosphere. It little bit difficult to find :) but do not be scare. Definitely good value for money we will recomendate this hostel.

Owner Comment (Hide)
thanks for the positive feedback we're here at Guilin Greenforest hostel are very proud of our location l which is in the middle part of the one only main street of Guilin and only 10 minutes walk from the train station 2 minutes walk from the bus station. Whenever possible the staff is more then happy to show our guests the local area. Hope to see you again .

94%

Very well located near to the bus station and a good stop off before heading to Yangshuo. The staff are very helpful and speak good English. The double room we booked was good value for money. Very big and clean. We stayed here one night before heading off to Yangshuo. Drinks and food money all good prices and tasty!

Owner Comment (Hide)
thanks for the positive feedback we're here at Guilin Greenforest hostel are very proud of our location l which is in the middle part of the one only main street of Guilin and only 10 minutes walk from the train station 2 minutes walk from the bus station. Whenever possible the staff is more then happy to show our guests the local area. Hope to see you again .

94%

The staff was excellent. Very helpful, and excellent English spoken here. Very helpful with info about local attractions and yours.

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

100%

everything there are near perfect we couldn't have asked for more. fully deserves to be ranked as a top hostel in Guilin.Special Thank You to Yang and Suki.

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Hi. Thank you for stayed with us . we are so happy 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.Hope everything treat you well . welcome back in any time .

91%

I loved my stay there. I was staying in the same hostel at Yangshuo and loved it so much i decided to go to the same one in Guilin. They have really good breakfast deals and the staff was 100% helpful. I have to say that the one in Yangshuo is much nicer though this one is also much cheaper of course ;). Good job! One more thing: you can enjoy movies and play wii anytime and they have the cutest cat ever!

  • 24th Aug 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • China
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for stayed with us at Greenforest Hostel . happy to hear you have a great time here and our new opened hostel in Yangshuo. We are going to open up a new one in Xi'an soon . Hope to see you again there in Xi'an . Happy travel .

100%

Had a fantastic stay here. Staff were very friendly. Dorms were excellent. Clean. Food was good. No complaints whatsoever

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Hi, we are glad to hear you a had great time at our hostel. thank you for the great feedback . Hope to see you again , take care of yourself and happy travel .

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