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When I booked this hostel, I wasn't expecting much as it was so cheap! I was proven wrong, this hostel was lovely, fantastic value for money!
Fantastic Hostel. Very convenient location with a short walk to to the bus and train station, very close to the night markets and Pedestrian street. Very clean and tidy rooms and the free washing facilities was a very nice bonus. The common area had a wonderfully relaxed atmosphere. However what really stood out for me was the exceptional staff. They were super fun and friendly and they were always able to provide good advice. I highly recommend this hostel to anyone visiting Guilin.
Fantastic staff - super friendly and helpful. Great hostel in a good location within walking distance of the train station and bus station. Great atmosphere in the common area.
Very clean dorms, quiet, good food, clean and extremely helpfull staff!they go the extra mile, and I am definitely staying in this hostel again!
we wanted to do a river cruise so came back for a night. the hostels' tour is fine, it takes you to the parts of the river you'd want to see but on a very noisy motor bamboo boat. see my previous review for how good this hostel is, definitely stay here in guilin. they have the cutest little kitten that they just rescued, giving this rating 110%. also, when we later came back from yangshuo for a few hours before our train, they let us leave our bags so we could wander around freely. excellent.
Staff were incredibly welcoming, cheerful and helpful, without ever being intrusive. I was very impressed.
This was the perfect hostel to arrive to after a 24 hr train journey from beijing to Guilin. Location is great as it's maybe 10mins walk from the train/bus station, right on the river, and right on the edge of the central part of town (but without being right on the main road so not being disturbed by traffic). the staff were all very helpful and friendly, and can definitely be trusted. Double was beautiful, comfy, had huge window looking onto the river. Food and drinks are good.
great location, helpfull staff
Great food, great staff, great location...great place.
Exceptional staff. Room was very large and clean, felt like a hotel. Perfect location.
Room is clean & comfortable, comes with TV but there is some lingering smell in ensuite toilet. Atmosphere at hostel is relaxed & casual. Staff is simply superb. 'Big' Yang, Crystal, Happy, ShuaiShuai, just to name a few we interacted with really made our stay wonderful. They were ever ready to entertain all our queries like food recommendation, places of interest & taking public transport. They were not pushy at all in trying to sell us any tours. Surrounding area is quiet & not noisy.
Everything about green forest hostel is just exellent! I stayed at their hostel both in yangshuo and in guilin and i just enjoyed it. I and can really recommend it. The staff is so helpful, the rooms/dorms so clean and cheap and a great atmosphere:-) Thank you for some great days:-)
Extremely friendly, knowledgeable and helpful staff and excellent location. One of the best hostels we've stayed in and I'd definitely return. We loved Guilin and this is mainly down to this brilliant hostel. 我爱桂林，非常棒！
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This was far the best hostel i ever stayed. All facilities were nearly new, totally clean and in very good condition. But the highlight is the very friendly and helpful staff. They were availabe 7/24 at least (at night) 5 minutes after you called them. They gave good recommendations concerning tours, helped us booking and getting reasonable prices. Some guys we met even changed their hostel and checked in there.
Good facilities: clean, bed comfortable. Great staff: good english, very helpful and very welcoming Good location Good atmosphere: nice common room where you can have drinks and food, nice deco, good to relax and get to know people.
A good central location in Guilin - very handy for the bus and train stations. Prices average. Room fairly comfortable and clean. Food OK but nothing special, a fairly limited menu and nothing very adventurous or spicy on it, noodle soups filling but rather bland. The lack of an outside seating area is a downside. Staff were friendly and helpful, especially Crystal who gave me some great info on getting to Huangyao.
The best hostel i've stayed in in china! Clean, new, good beds and bathroom and good prices.
Best hostel I have ever stayed at in China
Nice Hostel, clean, friendly and helpful staff. Nothing to complain about. But be sure to head quickly to Yangshuo (and also to the green forest hostel over there), as there are many more things to go. But for 1 or 2 nights are really nice hostel!
Absolutely brilliant hostel, very safe and clean with lockers in all the dorms, towels available upon request for free and very spacious rooms. Staff were incredibly helpful, helping us to book trains and buses for the next stage of our trip, acting as translators where needs be and phoning up bus companies to organise tours, without a commission and providing honest opinions. Great atmosphere, really sociable in the evenings with DVDs, music and a bar with cheap drinks. Thanks everyone!