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Ming Palace International Hostel

10-3 Dong Hua Rd, XiuFeng District, Guilin , Guilin, China
Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Best location ever! Located in the center of downtown Guilin, Ming Palace Youth Hostel offers convenient and quiet experience. Only a few minutes’ walk to the Li river(2 mins), Ming palace(2 mins), supermarkets(1 min), massage shops (1 min), pharmacies(1 min), Zhengyang pedestrian street (5 mins),East & West cultural street(1 min), FuPo hill (5 mins), or a local market (5 mins), etc. Just 15 minutes’ drive to Guilin station & bus station, 30 mins’ drive to Guilinbei station/ North bus station (by public bus, 1/2yuan), And 20 mins’ drive to Reet Flute Cave, or Aviation hotel (where you can take a shuttle bus to the airport.
Excellent English-speaking staff are available & no more embarrassment! Warm and thoughtful, they are also good helpers in your journey. You can enjoy dumplings/MaJiang classes, hiking-climbing activities and table tennis; drinking water, washing machine and computers are available; wifi & access to Facebook and luggage storage, most of all, they are totally free! You can also acquire tourism information, make reservations and enjoy other high-quality services.
Our rooms are clean and comfortable with great facilities. Beds in the dormitories are the biggest and the softest comparing to other hostels in Guilin. Shower curtains are available in the bathrooms with daily necessities such as shampoo, hairdryer and slippers. 1 / f has spacious public area, one of our guests’ favorites! Have a meal here, play guitar, make friends and relax your tired body in the comfy sofa.
We gain the Winner of Certificate of Excellence from Tripadvisor every year. And we are highly recommended by Longly Planet!


---- Weekly Activities -----
* Free Dumpling making activity -- Every Sunday
* Happy hour between 19:00 - 21:00. you can get 20% discount for any cocktail - Everyday
* Dinner Gathering: local food, homemade food, only 15 RMB/person --- Everyday
* Free Majiang Class -- Everyday
* Cycling activity : Cycling to the local market, li river, lake, old street and bridge,only 15RMB/person--- Every Thursday

---- Tour advice /organization ----
Li River Cruise-bamboo raft,
Longsheng Rice Terraces
2 River and 4 Lakes cruise
Assisting you with your plan and booking Train Ticket

------- Best Location ---------
Perfectly located in a quiet street between the river Li and Ming Palace
Many popular scenic spots are within walking distance as listed below:
1 min walk from Jinjiang Prince City (historic and architectural heritage, aka Jingjiang Ming Palace Scenic Area)
1 min walk from Li River
2 min walk from Solitary Beauty Peak (known as the 'sky supporting pillar')
3 min walk from Fu Bo Hill & Die Cai Hill
5 min walk from Zhengyang Pedestrian Street shopping mall , supermarket, bank, restaurants and bars)
10 min walk from Seven Star Park
15 min walk from Elephant Park ('must see' symbol of Guilin)


------ Best Value Stay in Guilin --------
Cheap, spacious and comfortable air-conditioned rooms
All rooms with western toilet, shower, toiletries and 24 hrs hot water
Large, versatile and funny common area with lounge, bar, cafe, pool table and satellite TV (about 180 m)
Friendly and energetic staff who speak fluent English
Cheap and well-cooked local & western food
Cheap local beer and all other drinks
Free Internet access (Free to use PC, WiFi in lobby)
Free pool table, board games
Free luggage storage
Free security storage
Free map of Guilin
Free use of hair-dryer
Free lockers in dorm
Free Laundry service
Free towel service for private room
Free guitar use
Bike rental
No lock-out and curfew


====== How To Find Us =====
From the Airport:
Take the shuttle from airport to CAAC Station (last stop), then take a taxi to our hostel (should cost around 15 Yuan) Taxi also goes directly from Airport to our hostel and it costs about 100 Yuan.

From Guilin Long Distance Bus Station/Guilin Train station:
Walk out from the bus station /train station, then cross the street, take NO.100(6:00-22:30 cost 1 yuan) or NO.99 with air-conditioner (6:00-22:00 cost 2 yuan), get off at the Lequn Road stop, turn right at the first crossing, go straight along the street, go through two big arches and our hostel will be on your left.

Walk out from the bus station / train station, then cross the street, take NO. 10 or NO.11(06:00-22:00 cost 1 yuan),get off at Jiefangqiao stop, turn back 50ms, you will see the Wangcheng department store, then cross the zebra crossing, go straight along the street ,cross the big arch, turn right when you arrive at the big banyan in front of Jingjiang Ming Palace, you cross another arch and find our hostel.

Take taxi from bus station/ train station to our hostel, ask the taxi driver drive to wangfu Huayuan Building and find our hostel just opposite Wangfu Huayuan building. (should cost around 15 yuan)

From Guilin North Train Station
Exit the station, take No.100 or No.1 bus, and then get off at Lequan Crossing (乐群路口). Walk down the road to the first turning, then across the street to the oppsite turning. Go straight on through the two stone gates and you will see our hostel on your left

We look forward to your arrival!
The Ming Palace team.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.2

  • Security 9.1

  • Location 9.4

  • Staff 8.9

  • Atmosphere 8.3

  • Cleanliness 9.1

  • Facilities 8.8


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    01 Nov 2018
    Excellent. From the staff who very kindly helped me book flights and very happily chatted about this and about that. Guilin and the Ming palace hostel was a great experience. Location was right next to the old town, University, gardens, temple and riverside. Highly recommended
    Australia, Male, 41+
  • 10.0

    Superb

    31 Oct 2018
    Really enjoyed my time here the room was amazing. Only downside was no lift & having to walk up 5 flights of stairs with luggage. They did offer someone to help but I felt I couldn't expect someone else to carry my baggage!! The staff were very helpful with advice & info on the area. Rooms were very clean.
    England, Female, 41+
  • 9.1

    Superb

    14 Nov 2018
    Excellent hostel located in a lovely old protected area. A quiet and peaceful place in the heart of the city. Very clean and comfortable rooms, and nice chill out lounge and excellent value. Everything you need to enjoy this wonderful part of China
    England, Male, 41+
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    04 Nov 2018
    This is a great hostel if you want to stay somewhere cheap within the city and close to the main areas. I stayed in an all women’s dorm and it was very comfortable. Having the personal bunk lamp was nice, though there are no bed curtains, which would be a great added privacy feature. The common areas were great. Games, a place to practice calligraphy, and an area to get something to eat or drink. Unfortunately, it was off season when I stayed so there weren’t really any other travelers to meet.
    USA, Female, 18-24
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Key Card Access
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Games Room
  • Pool Table

Policies

  • No Curfew


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