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This Old Place International Youth Hostel

No.2 Yiwu Road , Guilin, China

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  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

As one of the most unique hostels in Guilin, This Old Place will surely provide a memorable experience for your stay in Guilin. Centrally located near the Main Train Station, Guilin Bus Station (Yangshuo), Guilin North Train Station and Guilin West Train Station, This Old Place is easy to reach from anywhere. Only 15 minutes from the city center. Here makes everything easy and possible.

With the most beautiful roof top bar in the city, This Old Place offers stunning views of the lake and sunsets. This is a CAN’T MISS stop if you are in Guilin.

When not sightseeing, parties are always the highlight for our lovely guests. After a busy day sightseeing around the town, nothing is more fun and relaxing than coming home to fun atmosphere.

*Every Wednesday ----Chinese New Year Party Day---- our weekly dumpling making party. Our incredibly friendly staff will teach you how to make traditional Chinese dumplings, and how to cook and eat like as is done with big Chinese families. It is the best way to learn about Chinese family culture.
*Every Saturday ----rooftop BBQ&music day. We have BBQ, music and beers. It is your time, singing, dancing and drinking together with all the guests from all over the world. This is not just a place found in dreams. This is the reality at This Old Place, now.
*Every Friday ----the movie night. You can not miss it. Local beers buy one get one for free. No where you can get the same priority only in This Old Place.


Cycling tours
Cycling tours with professional guide and good quality bikes. You get two options, one is to go around the countryside nearby the city; the other one is to go all the way to Xingping traveling along the most beautiful view of the Li river.

Hiking tours
Hiking one of the most famous hiking paths in China along the Li river is a highlight for many guests. And now it is possible in This Old Place. Our super friendly, English & Chinese speaking staff will be your free tour guides.
We also provide hiking tours around the mountains in Xingping with stunning views. We will show you all the secret places Xingping has to offer.

Why to choose This Old Place?
*Located in a beautiful area close to nature
*Close to central, walking distance
*Several shops & services just a hundred meters away
*Cozy atmosphere and great common room
*Free Wi-Fi and access to Facebook
*Weekly parties (dumplings, BBQ) make it easy to get to know other guests
*Good, Continental breakfast
*Two adorable cats live here as well
*Quiet and clean rooms
*Amazing rooftop with spectacular sunset views
*English & Chinese speaking super friendly staff
*Various hiking & biking tours – see the countryside and the hidden parts of Guilin
*In a rainy day you can enjoy our 500 movies, Wii games, books & different games
*Happy hour offers on drinks

Sightseeing opportunities and things to do nearby
*City center (bars, pubs and walking street for the local cuisine) 15min
*Rong Lake 1 min
*Sun and Moon Pagodas 5min
*Elephant Trunk Hill 15min
*Supermarket, pharmacy and banks 5min
*Laoren Hill

Our facilities
*Free Computer Access and WiFi
*Free Facebook/Youtube Access
*Free Towel use
*Free Use of blow dryer
*Free lockers in rooms
*Laundry service with both washing and drying
*Shoe drying machine
*Bicycle rental
*TV & Over 500 movies
*Wii console
*Chess, games & cards
*Pool table
*A lot of books in different languages
*Ticket service: bus/air/train
*24-hour hot showers
*No lock out, no curfew!
*Food and drinks

*Only 15 minutes on foot to the city center for bars, pubs, street foods.
*1 minute walk to Rong lake, one of the lakes of the four lakes and two rivers scenic area.
*5 min to the sun and moon pagoda.
*15 min to the elephant trunk hill, to see the symbolic view of Guilin.
*Public Bus stops to Yangshuo, airport shuttle bus stop, Guilin main train staton, Guilin North train station, Guilin West train station are 5 min walk.

We provide all the tour you must do in Guilin:
*Li River Cruise to Yangshuo
*Longji rice terraces
*Four Lakes and Two Rivers
*Impression Show of Sanjie Liu

Additional Help:
If you need any help or any other information about Guilin we’ll try our best to help you to save your time and money and do everything we can to make your trip in China much easier.

If you are ready for the new This Old place, come and make unforgettable memories with us this summer:)

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Thu 19 Jul 2018 - Sun 22 Jul 2018 Change
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Room Summary

Thu 19th July 2018 - Sun 22nd July 2018

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.3

  • Security 9.1

  • Location 9.3

  • Staff 8.9

  • Atmosphere 8.6

  • Cleanliness 8.4

  • Facilities 9.1

Latest Reviews

  • 9.7


    22 Feb 2018
    Great place to stay! Make sure to discuss your plans for things to do with staff - they are super helpful. It is also worth noting some things can't be done in one day via public transportation (i.e. hiking the rice terraces), so plan wisely. Our private room was large, comfy, and had a great shower/bathroom. Breakfast was great (although very slow), but I'd eat lunch & dinner elsewhere. Overall highly recommended!
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.4


    31 Mar 2018
    I stayed at This Old Place in Guilin and Xingping and they were both terrific. The staff is very helpful and kind and speak great English. My room in both hostels were fine. I really enjoyed the location in both places, they are centrally located and easy to walk to many places.
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 8.9


    03 Jun 2018
    Good location, staff speaks okay English to get by. Don’t like that room key must be inserted for room power. Bathroom hallway smells. Common area is not a good place to meet others. Good view on rooftop.
    Philippines, Female, 31-40
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    10 Jul 2018
    The hostel had a good location and the facilities were clean. The Li river tour was good, but the added extra bit is really touristy! Like it’s a pretty location, but it’s essentially a tourist trap. Just as as an FYI. Overall it was a nice and convenient hostel.
    Australia, All Female Group, 18-24
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  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Steam Room
  • Washing Machine
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Fax Service
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • DVD's
  • Foosball
  • Pool Table
  • Wii


  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Non Smoking

Things to Note

Cancellation policy: 3 days advance notice for free cancellation. 【Special conditions: During the holidays in 2017(Jan.28th to Feb.1st, Apr.2nd-3rd, Apr.29th-30th, May.29th-30th,Oct.1st-Oct. 7th), it is 7 days advance notice for free cancellation】

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