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RiverSide YHA (Jiangpan) Reviews

No. 15, Changdi Street, Luju Road, Fangcun Liwan District, Guangzhou, China

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812 Total Reviews
  • 87%Value For Money
  • 83%Security
  • 85%Location
  • 92%Staff
  • 83%Atmosphere
  • 87%Cleanliness
  • 80%Facilities

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The easiest way to get from airport is to use the metro. You only have to make one change and its cheaper than the bus. You can buy a card which you can use all day.


This long running place is as good as ever. Lovely riverfront location on a leafy, quiet street. Helpful staff speak English. Just avoid breakfast which is dismal and does not include any beverage. Guangzhou is a very genuine, much underrated city by Chinese standards.

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It's a bit hard to find and relatively far from the metro station. To be honest we just arrived late in the night, slept, and left early in the morning so I can't really give you a full review of it. However it was comfortable and looked quite decent.

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The water pressure of shower is very low, it's very hard to take a shower confortably. Also, wifi is not working in room (twin bed private). Besides, the atmosphere and location is very good :)

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Thank you for the review. It takes some time for us to apply for more investment to improve WiFi. The water pressure is restricted because we need control the noise of the water supply facility on the top of the floor which is next to other neighbours.


Average hostel. The location is not really good for tourist.


I stayed two nights in a dorm. The facilities were fine, and the staff were friendly and helpful. There's a bit of a walk to get to the metro station, but it's generally in a good location, and quite pleasant - being next to the river.

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Free clean towels would be amazing! Great hostel otherwise.

  • 1st Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • India
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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