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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!
A great place to stay in the city and most of the staff were very helpful , If I am ever in the city again I will stay there for sure .
First of all: SUPER CHEAP! Y35 for a 4-bed dorm room, and the food was cheap - and good! The hostel is juts by the river, which gives it a nice view, and also you can walk across the river which is fun! Staff was great and very friendly - especially Happy was a joy to be around! Only bad thing to say was that there were no windows in the rooms, which makes them dark, and very confused about the time. But all in all a great hostel!
Very convenient location - walking distance to bus and train station. Staff were extremely helpful with regards to how to get to nearby tourist attractions and which tours to take. Many tours are available with pick-up directly from the hostel. Air conditioning and wifi available in rooms. My only complaint would be that the shower did not drain very well, but this was a minor inconvenience. Would definitely recommend this place! One of the nicest and cheapest hostels I stayed at in China!
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
Very good location, clean, with a comfortable living room and a staff realy friendly especially "Happy". Thank all for this transition to Guilin
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 18-24
- (1 review)
This is really one of the best hostels I ever went! you can compare it rather to a hotel than to a hostel! When you go to Guilin, this is the hostel of choose!!!
Nothing to improve on really. Free upgrade was amazing, great room. Loved the communal area and the food was great. Great location, amazingly friendly staff, and helpful. Just brilliant over all, probably one the best hostels I've ever stayed in!
furniture is very old. Don't sleep in the rooms near river. It got so noisy in evenings. We did not sleep well because of the loud water. The hostel is on 2rd floor with wet stairs. So you have to carry ur luggage all the way up. The rooms are more like zhaodaisuo in china. Luckily we just stayed their for one evening. The hostel is okay. Avoid it if you have high standard.
Our room flooded with water. This was quite some time ago we stayed at your hostel though. This room was the cheap room that is near the windows to the main street.
The hostel isn't far from the train and bus station located next to the river. I stayed in a 4 bed dorm with a bathroom but without a window. Besides the room was quite humid and not very clean. Towels didn't get dry at all. The staff is pretty friendly and helps you with organizing tours e.g. to the rice terraces.
Out of this world!!! Best hostel I have ever stayed. No complaint at all. Staff was EXTREMELY helpful - especially Happy and the boy............ :)
Good price and decent wifi. Otherwise I was unimpressed. We originally booked 1 day & wanted to book another but were told that only private rooms (130 yuan) were available. But I went online & found availability among 35 yuan dorms. They also overcharge for tours; better to go through an agent, & there are plenty in Guilin to choose from. Also it's LOUD at night & it seems unprofessional seeing female staff partying with guests at night in the lobby. Strange hostel...
anice hostel in centre of city