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Riverside Hostel

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 May 2014 via mobile

I stayed here with a friend and we were really impressed with the standard of the rooms and the service. The staff spoke excellent English, and really spent time with us and other guests to ensure everyone had the information they needed, and had a positive experience. We also left for a night to visit and stay on the rice...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 May 2014 via mobile

Efficient, affordable and friendly pickup from the airport, hotel-style rooms, very clean and excellently positioned. Food is home-cooked and delicious, eaten on the terrace overlooking the river. Staff speak excellent English and will help with anything you need. Our only issue was the incredibly noisy Chinese group with children that screamed and shouted until late at night and again in...

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Thank Mal W
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 April 2014

A great place to stay in Guilin. Friendly and english-speaking stuff, can help out with getting around the area and arranging tours and so on. Next to the river, with nice views and spots for breakfast and tea. Proper and clean rooms, hot water and towels. Many other services such as laundry as well. Do recommend.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 April 2014 via mobile

Despite this being advertised as a hostel, It should really be called Riverside Hotel. I cant fault anything with regards to the rooms, cleanliness, food etc but what i didnt like was the none hostel like approach. As a backpacker on a serious budget, hostels are always my pick because of cheap pricing and this wasnt in a category of...

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uk
Reviewed 12 April 2014

We stayed here for two nights and paid just over £10 for a riverside suite with lovely bed on platform, seating area with table, sofa, TV and large bathroom. Bedroom very nicely decorated and clean. Wonderful setting, efficient laundry service, though not folded precisely( minor point I know!) had breakfast in their outside riverside area which was perfect way to...

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 9 April 2014

This hostel is very well-located for those who want to get the most of Guilin and Yangshuo in few days. The staff is always willing to help and this makes the staying more comfortable, especially for backpackers. Room are basic but even better than many you would find in other Chinese hotels.

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Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 6 April 2014

Our family kicked off our tour of China in Guilin with Mike and his very friendly staff at Riverside Hostel - a perfect start to a perfect trip. The rooms are basic but comfortable and clean with great staff. Mike went out of his way to make our stay great and was extremely helpful with local trip planning. He even...

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France
Reviewed 11 March 2014

The riverside hostel is perfectly located, near all the famous spots of Guilin. The receptionists are lovely, always smiling and helping you. The owner of this hostel is great, very nice and caring, he will always come to talk to you and make you at ease. Thank you very much! Moreover, the food they provide is good and it is...

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Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2014 via mobile

Room was good with great location of hostel and outdoor area overlooking river. Reviews able to be left on wall of common area which was a nice quirky touch and these spoke very favourably of mike, the owner, however probably a bit overrated. He was a bit over bearing and too much at times, but it's true that he's very...

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Kunigami-gun, Japan
Reviewed 18 February 2014 via mobile

I stayed here on my across South China journey before Chinese New Year-- it was fantastic! This place is beautifully nestled along the river in the middle of the town, all in-town scenic destinations can be easily reached by bike (which they rent) or even foot. They have enough (and comfortable) facility that I can think of for a hostel....

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Additional Information about Riverside Hostel

Address: No.1 Zhumu Alley, Nanmen Bridge, Xiangshan District, Guilin 541002, China
Region: China > Guangxi > Guilin
Price Range: $14 - $31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 21
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“Standard twins are a very good size”
 of 5 bubbles MareeandPeter, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Very good Guided tours provided by the hostel. To do the river bambu boat cruise!”
 of 5 bubbles Matteo477, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Get the two-person bedroom overlooking the river!”
 of 5 bubbles FabiJenneke, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I stayed at a private room and it was worthy every cent”
 of 5 bubbles roberto1saravia1, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“River-view rooms are lovely!”
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