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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Reviewed 30 August 2010

Everything here was disappointing, except the river view from our hotel room. Hardly anybody spoke English; when we checked in at 10 pm it seemed as if we were an annoyance. They could not recommend a Chinese restaurant for us to eat at, so, for two nights we had dinner at an Italian restaurant around the corner. Don't have a...

1Thank Rhonda123itsme
Brecon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 December 2009

Stayed here as part of a long tour of China and it was perfectly fine. Have to say I'm a little biased here as I completely enjoyed everything about Guilin - apparently 75% of it's tourists are from within China, and it felt less 'westernised' than other places we visited. The hotel is in a very good location, right on...

1Thank Kerry O
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 27 December 2009

We stayed at the Universal, and didn't book before we arrived and were shocked at the rack rates and the staff were only prepared to budge a little, so we went to the conference room and booked the hotel on eLong.com for a heaps cheaper rate. However the booking didn't show up for reception staff so we still have to...

1Thank TintininOz
Reviewed 4 December 2009

My friends and I stayed at Universal Hotel for two night in Guilin. We traveled to Guilin just for ourselves. We were so exciting when we arrrivaled at there. And we walked aroud the downtown. The sightseeing near the Jiefang Bridge on Li River was so amazing. It was lucky that this hotel just on the end of this bridge....

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An Agoda Traveller
Reviewed 16 November 2009

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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...

2Thank cosmored
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...

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Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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...

2Thank KS&HC
An Agoda Traveller
Reviewed 9 July 2009

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Reviewed 10 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)....

1Thank JinLiAmsterdam

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  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: ₹ 1,801 - ₹ 4,410 (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
#5 Best Value Hotel in Guilin
#11 Luxury 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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