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Reviewed 15 July 2009

People seem fussy. I travel in UK good hotels on business and bed and breakfast when I pay. I have stayed in Shangri La group hotels which are very good. obviously this is not in that class it is not a "Luxury Hotel" If you do not travel expecting 5star luxury for medium prices this hotel is quite OK staff... More 

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California USA
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2 reviews
Reviewed 4 October 2008

Stayed at the Golden Elephant Hotel Guilin. was a decent hotel but very badly worn bathroom was scary, carpet was cigaret burned every where towels and sheet very worn and had seen better days. Hotel staff was frendily but there English was poor which made thing some what difficult. I dont know if there any good location for a hotel... More 

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Petworth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 5 September 2008

We stayed at the Golden Elephant for 2 nights and booked online as we needed an early check in as we were arriving in the morning on the sleeper train from Shenzen. This was no problem and they let myself, my husband and our 2 year old check in at 8am. They even had a baby cot ready for us.... More 

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Adelaide
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Reviewed 27 February 2008

This was the best hotel we stayed at during a 3 week trip to China (but considering some of the places we stayed this is not saying much). We spent 3 nights at the hotel and found it to be reasonably clean and our room was light, airy and spacious. The veiws from our window to the elephant rock were... More 

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Shenzhen
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Reviewed 12 May 2007

Located just steps from the Li River, the Golden Elephant Hotel (Jin Xiang Hotel) is quiet and convenient. The rooms are a bit dingy, but quite nice overall, with comfortable beds and clean bathrooms. The staff is quite helpful, and can speak decent English. The cafe was empty the whole time we were there, giving it a desolate vibe. There... More 

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Isle of Man
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2006

Having previously read poor reports from this site we were not expecting much, however we were pleasantly suprised. We arrived late and left early but had chance to look and around and have a drink on the terrace in the hotel, very nice. Next to the river, it was lit up at night and was very pleasant. Rooms were very... More 

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Rome, Italy
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 4 September 2005

We spend 2 nights in this hotel coming from Yangshuo. We stay in a standard double room with tween beds for 310 RMB per nights. Breakfast is Russian Siberia likely, very sad and cheap.. Position is OK but try to find another hotel at that price

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London UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2005

We stayed at the Golden Elephant Hotel for 2 nights on the way to and from Beijing. There are better 3 star hotels available in the area so unless you really are forced to stay here I would give it a wide berth. The whole hotel has a depressing, dark and run down atmosphere and the rooms are cramped and... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Golden Elephant Hotel

Address: No.36 Binjiang Road, Guilin 541002, China
Region: China > Guangxi > Guilin
Hotel Class:3 star — Golden Elephant Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 73
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