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Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

We ignored the cardinal rule of choosing a restaurant - don't eat in an empty place. So we deserved what we got: soggy, uncooked pizza base and flavourless chicken and broccoli. The staff were lovely and carefully followed printed directions to craft a good margherita.

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Reviewed 20 December 2015

The Hostel was really nice, located in a central area near both shopping and sights like Elephant Trunk Hill park and the Sun and Moon Padogas. The staff was friendly and spoke great english. A great and affordable place to stay!

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Houthalen, Belgium
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Reviewed 18 December 2015

This hostel is very central in Guilin. You step outside and you're in the main street. All attraction visits are at close walking range. The hostel staff is very friendly and helpfull. The breakfast is very good. The room and bathroom are AMAZING (and clean). Best one I had on my 4 month trip. The common area is very nice.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

My bf and I stayed 4 nights at this hostel, completly refurnished, the room are cosy and trendy, spacious. We were in a 4 bed dorm with private bathroom, the bed was just so comfy and felt so clean. The receptionists are very friendly, helpful and speak english (which is not obvious in China). The bar downstairs is great to... More 

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 27 November 2015

I didn't actually stay here as i used an airbnb, but lady who owned the apartment I stayed in had an arrangement with this hostel. She put me in contact with this hostel and they extremely good at organising English speaking tours. The hostel is very well located i spoke to number of fellow travellers and they raved about this... More 

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Kunshan, China
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Reviewed 9 November 2015

So far it's been a great stay! Staff is super helpful, the hostel is very new and clean, it just feels like home. Oh, and the beds, they're extremely comfortable. I highly recommend this hostel - it's one of the nicest I've stayed in, in China.

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

This hostel has been recently renovated and it's fantastic! The cafe when you enter is nicely designed and offers everything from western to Chinese food plus beers. Everything we ate was tasty! We stayed two nights in a dorm at the start and end of our visit to the region. Room and bathroom were incredibly clean and clearly very new.... More 

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Almere, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 17 October 2015

The girls running this hostel are fantastic. They speak English very good and their commitment to help their customers is hard to beat. Everything is very clean and you have many options for food on the nearby streets in the evening.

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Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Great location, comfortable rooms and outstanding staff makes this place really worthwhile, also they do dumpling parties! And the lobby is a great place to meet people very recommended if you travel alone.

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 16 October 2015

I would say this was the best hostel I stayed in whilst travelling China for a month. The rooms (I stayed in a twin room) were large with great comfortable beds & pillows, air conditioning, a good size bathroom with awesome water pressure in the shower! Plus lots of power points to charge camera/phone/ipads etc. Also Free Wifi (and it... More 

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Additional Information about Guilin Central Hostel

Address: No.3 Renmin Road, Xiufeng District, Guilin 541001, China (Formerly Backstreet Youth Hostel)
Region: China > Guangxi > Guilin
Price Range: €11 - €44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Guilin Central Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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“All rooms are good. I stayed 5 nights in Room 203”
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