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Riverside Hostel

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Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Riverside Hostel for two nights. The staff spoke very good English and was able to provide information about the busses. The rooms are simple but clean. We stayed in a provate room and had a lot of space. The bed was a bit hard but we slept well nonetheless. For the price we paid a solid...

Thank Simon K
Rome, Italy
Reviewed 1 August 2016

The hostel has a good combination of positioning, services, good prices and very good personnel. The guided tour offered by the hostel are great and very cheap. There is also a "private taxi" service available even to reach the station.

Thank Matteo477
Nijmegen, Nederland
Reviewed 28 July 2016

The room was very spacious, had a bathroom and a big balcony overlooking the river. The location is great, price was very reasonable (I stayed in a room for two persons, but even for myself the price was doable!). The bed was big and comfy, wifi is perfect. Couldn't ask for more in a hostel, it felt like being in...

Thank FabiJenneke
El Salvador
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Just book it, you won't regret it. Because of the cheap price I wasn't expecting much, but it was a pleasant surprise to arrive at a hostel where all the staff, including the ladies who cook, was kind and incredibly helpful (booking trips, recommending places...) The location is perfect, night market, banks, bus and train stations are a few minutes...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 13 June 2016

I spent a night there before going onto Yangshuo. The place felt like a cheap hotel as opposed to a hostile. Receptionist staff spoke good english provided me with a map and general advice. I booked a 4 hour cruise down the Li River to Yangshuo at 395RMB it's the cheapest price a foreigner will get in Guillin. Location is...

Thank L0ula101
South West
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

My husband & I spent almost a week here, the location is great for exploring and a short walk to Elephant Trunk Hill. The food was ok, the staff are great and very friendly and helpful. Our room was a good size with a comfortable bed, our first room had a balcony (we had to change rooms as we extended...

Thank lucandkag
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

Riverside Hostel, Guilin Pro's: good helpfull English speaking staff, great breakfast area, location near the river, good vibe and good service. Cons: Noisy alley in the morning. The family room 5101 was spacious but not that great; outdated, molded shower curtain and noisy. In conclusion: nice location with good staffmembers, the familyroom 5101 is not worth the money. Tips for...

Thank Paul v
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Stayed here for 2 nights at the end of December. Rooms excellent value for money, central location, next to the river and only a few minutes walk from the shops, restaurants and bus station. It was quite chilly, but there was sufficient bedding and the bed was verycomfortable, plus towels, shower gel, toilet paper were all provided. Paid extra for...

Thank 38Wendy
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

We booked 3 nights here stayed for two and used the middle night as safe storage for our luggage! (At £12 a night I would rather do this then leave it with reception!) we arrived late and a little frustrated after a very delayed flight! The hotel was easy for the taxi driver to find and the reception staff were...

Thank Arra13
Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

We took the double bed room with view on river. It has nothing really special. The furniture makes the room a bit cozy, but it looks old and dirty. The bathroom is tragic. When you take the bath, the water flows all over the floor including the toilet, which is quite ugly and it makes it impossible to go for...

Thank Zdekal

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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: ₹ 654 - ₹ 1,440 (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!”
 of 5 bubbles SiandJo07, 28 Nov 2015 | Read review
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