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Guilin This Old Place International Youth Hostel

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in this hostel for a week and loved it. Very centrally located and close to lots of attractions. We enjoyed a bike tour with the staff and watched a few movies on the big screen. Highly recommend!

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Ahmedabad, India
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Great place to be with friends and hang out Although we were on a business trip Great hosts and people to mingle with. Excellent pizzas and above all good vegetarian food options. Must visit when in guilin. Dont miss the view from the 5th floor terrace

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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

It is a really nice hostel. They have clean rooms and common areas. The hostel is close to the river which is beautiful, especially during the night. The wifi connection is good. They also offer a food menu. Friendly staff.

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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Good visit. This hostel has an excellent location along the river. Close walking distance to the market and pedestrian street. The only downside was that the hostel was very noisy. In the early morning and late night you could hear everything through the walls. We visited during the National Holiday and there were a lot of families. You could hear...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2016

In a very nice location next to the lakes - very nice to go out round them for a morning walk when people are practising taichi. Rooms were very clean and spacious, and showering and washing spaces were clean and close by. Communal area is cosy with good wifi, VPN, TV and huge pizzas. After a bit of exploration we...

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Reviewed 22 August 2016

The location is fantastic, near the lakes and the most important attractions of the city. The room was a little bit old but clean. The staff is friendly and helpful. The quality-price ratio is very good!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Highly-recommended when staying in Guilin, close to Ronghu Lake, eateries close by. Staff speak good English, and are generally brilliant. Room itself very clean and comfortable, it overlooks the lake and trees. The street next to the place is pretty quiet, so no loud traffic noise. Absolutely brilliant price for what you pay, you get to mingle with other travelers...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Our room looks over the Gardens and its quiet in the evenings. Wifi works well and front desk is friendly and give us great recommendations for restaurant and easy to take the bus to various destinations

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Decent location, and well priced. The room and bathroom were clean and tidy. The hostel was very comfortable, with a very cool roof-top view. The staff super friendly. Definitely worth it. We took the rice paddy tour organized through the affiliate travel agency. Was a bit of a hassle with the number of bus change overs to even get going....

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 10 May 2016

I booked this through the YHA website and it proved to be very good value - incredibly cheap at around Y30 a night. The reception staff were particularly helpful and spoke good English, which is not always the case with youth hostels in China. In March, the rooms were not fully booked, and I had only one other guest in...

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Here we have excellent facilities and warming staff. You may find it amazing that such a quiet and lovely place should exist in Guilin downtown. Roaming around the lake bank, you would meet cute statues of piggy and goose along the path, there are the local opera stage set on the river, squares full of dancing ladies in happiness. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Guilin This Old Place International Youth Hostel

Address: No.2 Yiwu Road, Guilin 541001, China
Region: China > Guangxi > Guilin
Price Range: RM44 - RM110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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“Higher floor for a view of the lake”
vignesc, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I was in a RMB100 Queen size bed room. It had no view which was totally fine for us as we were only there one night.”
kangyanglim, 28 Jan 2016 | Read review
“the dorm is also very nice and comfortable, and much cheaper than standard room.”
ngocchile, 10 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room not facing the street for quieter nights”
ColourOfAbsence, 28 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Probably try not facing the street if you plan to catch up some sleep”
806thierryh, 26 Apr 2015 | Read review
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