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Easy access to bus station, train station, night market, and shopping. Nice location next to river. Dorm room was a bit small, stuffy,dusty. Washroom was basic, and ok, but needed a thorough scrubbing. Very friendly and fun staff. I really enjoyed chatting with them,and getting helpful advice. Small common room/restaurant area for the number of guests, but good atmosphere. Strong wifi and games,movies,, etc available for use.
Great view from rooms with windows, and the rooms are nice too. Central location made walking everywhere convenient. Very close to bus station. Very helpful and friendly staff. Buzzing and fun common room. Yummy food too!
Staff was really helpful and friendly. Nice big beds in the dorms. Good location for walking around. If you're looking for a hostel id recommend it !
Fantastic place! The staff there are amazingly helpful. One of the staff, Wei, even helped us choose all of the trains for our month in China. The room was huge, quiet, and had the most comfortable bed we've had in over 3 months of hostels. We will certainly be back!
Staff was amazingly helpful! That‘s the most important thing about a hostel. Thanks a lot for that.
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- Female, 18-24
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I found the bathroom in the 6-person dorm quite tiny (just to give an idea...it has about enough room for three toilet bowls), with scarcely enough room to shower. Fortunately I was the only person in the room at that time.
I was in a double room and it was exceptionally clean. I really enjoyed y stay an without a doubt would recommend it.
on my way to laos via kunming, or vietnam via nanning, or close-by yangshoa, i always stop over at the green forest for the 4 Ls - location, lounge, laughter and luggage (storage). very central location-wise, it beats its closest competitor hands down; the latter's location is a bit out of the way, especially for lady travelers walking back at night. the lounge at green forest is often filled with laughter, especially when the occasional lucky westerner beats one of the hostel's girls at mahjong
Super friendly and helpful staff, very good food and a cozy common area.... Excellent location as it is 5 minutes walking from Guilin´s central train and bus station. We highly recommend this hostel.
Decent hostel, staff were very friendly and accommodating. There was some renovation work going on during our stay which was a bit annoying, but understandable. Organised great cheap tours to the rice terraces. Defs recommend this place !
I really liked the staff's patience. They have given me many precious informations about the city, transports, etc... Thank you a lot
Great hostel, really friendly and helpful staff, will defs be going back
Stayed only one day and everything was perfect. Great service and very kind and helpful people work there.
Very good value for money. Double rooms for less than 100rmb ( Off-peak season), very clean, nice staff and good food.
I loved this hostel! It was very clean, has a great little cafe w/ food option. Open, bright common area. Very well located to the train and bus station and tours conveniently pick you up. Staff were Amazing. They were above and beyond to help me with my additional needs. (More specifically, locating a place to take Visa photos for Vietnam Visa application, and also with taking care of sending out a package for me the day after I had left.) The place was extremely welcoming and comfortable.
average hostel, good value for what you pay for.
Still here because we had to come back to Guilin and we choosed again this hostel. We not really liked the chinese dishes, but the breakfast and the free coffee were awesome. :)
Should be added to the Lonely Planet! If we come back to Guilin, we will choose Green Forest Hostel again!
The atmosphere in the hostel was great, and the staff was really helpfull. Some of them even stayed longer just to have some beers with the guests and teach them play Mahjong. They are very interested in helping guests preparing their visit to Guilin and Yangshuo saving lots of money. They have some extra activities that make living there more interesting.
The hostel staff were friendly. The hostel itself is pleasant. I only stayed for one night (arriving at night) before leaving the next morning. Showers weren't great and awkward to use. The place was clean and beds were comfortable. I took the hostel's river boat cruise which I found was way overpriced and rather underwhelming.