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RiverSide YHA

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 6 November 2016

An impromptu trip to Guangzhou and therefore I stayed at this hostel for a day which turned out to be a nightmare! Despite the convenient location (close to Shamian island), I won't recommend this hostel due to its hygienic condition. - I stayed at a dorm and the next morning I woke up it smelled like hell. The toilet didn't...

2Thank Chantal C
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Nice, fairly quiet location by the river. 50m from the ferry crossing to Shamian Island; about a 10 minutes walk from the Fangcun metro station. Nice common area. Dorms are basic but have lockers. Most staff speak a bit of English and will help you out. No heating in the room and not enough warm blankets provided - so it...

1Thank IWanderAr0und
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I stayed in a shared room but when we checked in the beds hadn't been cleaned so I had to inform the front desk, did it once i had complained but it was a bit of an annoyance. Oveall it's a average place, nothing too much to complain about.

Thank Milinda S
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed my stay here, the staff can speak English which is really important, it's nice and clean, great social area downstairs with a lounge, bar, pool table and pc's. Looking out the front is a nice view of the pier, river and city behind. Close to a bus to the train.

Thank Adam M
Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Decent budget option while passing through. Streets nearby are very lively with local people barbecuing seafood all night. Ferry is across the street. I stayed at a large family room, which was very spacious and comfortable enough for 1 night. Didn’t notice that the bed was hard as some comments on this website say. Breakfast dumplings were OK, coffee could...

Thank W C
Xiamen, China
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Place is full of really big bugs and mosquitos and stuff is really unwilling to helpful ! Most important of all no hot water, I guess this place was the worst of all youth hostels, if you want to stay there get ready to struggle with bugs. Waste of money.

Thank ozge91
Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India
Reviewed 27 April 2016

I stayed for 2 nights in dorms located at first floor. I was hesitant to book it first but after carefully checking the location I changed my mind. Its located just 100 meters next to the ferry pier and its also a last stop for Orange buses. You can go to Shamian island by taking a ferry for just 1...

Thank Sunny K
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 27 March 2016

the reception was efficient and its 24 hours, even you are leaving at wee hours, they help you to get a cab to the airport and checking out with deposits returned. The hostel is situated at a really good place. where you can travel to shamian island for just a yuan a ferry ride away. Tips for getting to the...

Thank Phoebebeep
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Fantastic location, right by the river, opposite a ferry pier. Plenty of places to eat and drink, (although I'm not sure how easy it would be without any Cantonese or Mandarin - either one will get you by ok) and really close to the metro. Nice lobby and outside tables, on a quiet road so you can sit outside in...

Thank antoniacc
Guangzhou, China
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Good place. Good location. Good amenities. Good service but it can be better. This place is a gem that needs better management and better service. It's very convenient for transportation and near many ethnic restaurants. Excellent walk and super quiet at the river front location

Thank alexrou

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Additional Information about RiverSide YHA

Address: No.15 Changti Street, Guangzhou, China
Region: China > Guangdong > Guangzhou > Liwan District
Price Range: €9 - €37 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 35
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“Avoid dorms and take private room”
IWanderAr0und, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Family room is pretty large if you don't want a dorm room.”
567wc, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“perhaps go a little early”
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Phoebebeep, 26 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a river front room”
alexrou, 14 Sep 2015 | Read review
“WiFi runs better on the ground floor.”
232yw, 2 Feb 2015 | Read review
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