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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2009

I stayed in the Universal for three nights at the end of October and, all in all, it was good value for money (around CNY250pn, found on wego.com). Location - this is what a hotel is Guilin is all about (stay in Yangshou if you'd rather be in the mountains instead of a city). The Universal is a very short... More 

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Reviewed 12 September 2009

Booked this hotel through an agent as a pre-night for the boat tour, so as it was incl. in a package, we cannot rate its value for money. But we had a good stay there, rooms were clean incl. river view and the location is quite nice just across from the river and close to the pedestrian street. Breakfast was... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 405 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2009

Booked a river view room which is the only reason to go to this hotel. A river view at a very reasonable cost. And a really nice view it is, especially at night. You could have a similar view at the Sheraton or the Lijiang Waterfall hotels for double or triple the price. For what we paid I’d opt for... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2009

This hotel was booked by our travelagent for one night. We were on our way to Yangshou (by boat) and needed one night in Guilin. On the boat we saw much more people who stayed in the hotel. The lobby looked promising, but once on the 6th floor it looked much less promising (shabby carpet; the smell was not good).... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2009

Hotel is listed as having free broadband access. In reality non-existent. Used a nearby "Italian" cafe which produced amazing food and free broadband. Hotel is rather tired and tried to hike price which had been reserved through Expedia.

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Reviewed 17 April 2009

This hotel was ok. Heavy on tours but at $300RMB whos complaining. Only problem is that they do not turn on AC until 8pm and it was really, really hot. If you are booking here in the spring/summer I would avoid this hotel unless you are planning a late check-in or really enjoy Saunas. Our first rooms AC was actually... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Universal Guilin Hotel

Address: No.1 Jiefang East Road, Xiufeng District, Guilin 541001, China
Region: China > Guangxi > Guilin
Price Range: $44 - $60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Universal Guilin Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 221
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Also Known As:
Universal Hotel Guilin
Guilin Universal Hotel
Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Guilin
#14 Luxury Hotel in Guilin
#17 Best Value Hotel in Guilin
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“Top floor (7 floor) and the side that's facing the water and the karst limestone hills”
 of 5 bubbles wiredfrog, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Corner suite has a wonderful view, again higher floors are probably best to get away from traffic noise although windows ar double glazed”
 of 5 bubbles nigelm587, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on upper floors are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles GCT2013, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
“We had room 606, but always check your room before you except it.”
 of 5 bubbles heatherdawn2014, 28 Jul 2015 | Read review
“river riews from hotel was its only saving grace”
 of 5 bubbles ToddBallina_NSW, 30 Jun 2015 | Read review
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