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Riverside Hostel

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Central Argentina, Argentina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have had a lovely stay in this place. The hostel is perfectly ubicated, close to city center, bus stations and train stations. The staff is very helpful, kind and friendly, Also speaks an excellent English and give you some information about the city and activities. The room was very clean and spacious. Have laundry service for just 20 yuan....

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The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

This hotel is located in a nice area by the river. The busy main street is on a 2 minute walk. Lots of restaurants nearby. The room itself was okay: quite large but cleanliness could be better. The staff was very friendly and helped us out with everything. The lobby is nice and if you miss using Google Maps: they...

Thank KhalidHayat
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The hostel rooms are clean and it is very well located. They offer as well some excursions that take you from mornings at 8am and bring you back around 6pm to the hostel. After two nights you will look forward to your home. It is very good value but my inconvenient was that there was no heating in the room...

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Milan, Italy
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Stayed there for a couple of nights, Riverside Hostel has all you may need for a short stay: - rooms are quite big and beds are comfortable - staff is friendly and helpful, they would help you with everything you may need (infos and bookings) - position is central and very relaxing as it is just in front of the...

Thank lupin83
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Guilin Riverside Hostel located in the middle of Guilin. It is situated next to water side but due to trees you hardly see the water from your river side room. From this hostel it is a short walk to the lakes and the bus station. Breakfast and meals are available on payment. Most of the staffs are helpful and speak...

1Thank Mehedi B
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 20 November 2016

This is a great hostel with very affordable prices, clean and in a great location. We stayed on 3 separate occasions so stayed in the economy twin (bunk beds), standard twin and standard double. The standard twin was the best as the room was very spacious so plenty of room for luggage and stuff. The water was always hot and...

Thank MareeandPeter
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Booked this hostel due to price and location. Room was spacious and clean. We organised a taxi transfer from the airport which worked out great 90 rmb. A 10 minute walk up the main road had you at the night market,shops and the sun and moon pagodas. Breakfast was good and cheap. Penny on reception was very friendly and helpful...

Thank fmce100
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We were actually booked at Riverside Inn but it was closed so were shown to the hostel next door(same owners it seems). Very quiet, few guests, excellent BIG rooms, superb HELPFUL STAFF and a pleasant café type common-room leading onto the quiet pathway along the river. Excellent location - cross the main road and walk all along the river in...

Thank JoySmith
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed there for 2 nights and overall for an hostel it was a good value. I booked a room with private bathroom. Pros: - English speaking and friendly staff. And they are accommodating too as I had to check out late and they didn't charge me for it. And they are helpful to help you find your way in...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Cooly spoted by the river, remoted a bit from the hectic city center, this hostel is clean and cosy. Staff is very nice, really helpful, even friendly ! (They told me the hostel will be in complete renovation in september so no need to worry about the lame AC or somehow poor state of the floor's room.) But the best...

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Address: No.1 Zhumu Alley, Nanmen Bridge, Xiangshan District, Guilin 541002, China
Region: China > Guangxi > Guilin
Price Range: €9 - €20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 21
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“Standard twins are a very good size”
MareeandPeter, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Very good Guided tours provided by the hostel. To do the river bambu boat cruise!”
Matteo477, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Get the two-person bedroom overlooking the river!”
FabiJenneke, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I stayed at a private room and it was worthy every cent”
roberto1saravia1, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“River-view rooms are lovely!”
SiandJo07, 28 Nov 2015 | Read review
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