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Bude, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2015

This hotel was ideal for one night whilst travelling around China for three weeks. We were not there long enough to judge, we have no complaints. Breakfast was fine and we slept well after a long day of traveling.

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 December 2015

The hotel is old and need a make over to revitalise it. Its in a good location next to the Li river. It is convenient to get to the city centre from the hotel. Wifi is also not good. However, they have a good restaurant with a nice view of the river. Had dinner there and the food was excellent.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 25 November 2015

The room decor and furnishings are old and worn. Room lighting is inadequate and it is rather dark. Location is good, with the Li River in front of the hotel. Included buffet breakfast had selections of western and chinese food.

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Edinburgh, UK
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

The location is the best thing this place has going for it. Other than that it's a bit depressing really. While our room overlooked one of the lakes, the windows were so dirty we couldn't really see much. It also overlooked the extremely busy bridge and access road and between the noise of traffic and awful and very loud singing...

Thank Dubey30
Tamworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2015

great room view across the river with the locals going round in circles for their early morning swim. Very comfy room Breakfast ok. Only stayed a short time not the best breakfast on tour but still ok.

Thank steve h
Blythburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

Whilst not the height of luxury, this hotel had everything I needed for my one night stay: a comfortable bed (softer than most I slept in in China), aircon that worked effectively, and a shower with reasonable water pressure. The view from my room, at the rear of the hotel, was not attractive- but I didn't spend much time looking...

Thank Blythspirit68
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Well! We can't rave enough about this place because we got a fantastic suite after we had only booked a standard room. Huge comfy bed (the only soft one we slept on in China), spa bath, beautiful shower, lazy boy lounge suite, 2 toilets, dining area as well as office space with a big screen computer. Even the carpet was...

Thank Josephine V
Hong Kong
Reviewed 15 August 2015

this hotel already past it's better days: the good: it's location, literally a couple of minutes from the city centre, bars, restaurants and opposite the Li River; some rooms have an astonishing view of the river and mountains; the bad: some rooms are worse than others; the breakfast is simple (if not basic); it's service is lazy (and uninterested); there...

1Thank Xueyan D
Reviewed 29 July 2015

On the whole, the room was comfortable and clean, and I was able to get a good night's rest during my entire stay. I stayed 3 nights as part of a group. My room was located at front of the hotel facing the street and river with beautiful views of mountains in the distance which was nice. A room I...

2Thank Rainmanfu
England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 July 2015

We only had one night here, but we were impressed with most of the facilities and service. The rooms were of adequate size, tea and free bottled water , plus good WiFi, clean and well presented. We unfortunately had noisy neighbour's, but I always take my ear plugs when I stay in any hotel. I used the lobby toilets and...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Breakfast included
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  • 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: €24 - €63 (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
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#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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