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Wales
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Reviewed 13 June 2013 via mobile

We are travelling as part of a group, so the party element of the group loved the location of the hotel - right where everything is happening. We didn't like the location so much as the music from competing bars went on until the early hours of the morning. It is a great location however for shopping, restaurants and soaking... More 

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Meath, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 June 2013

I was slightly wary of this place when I read the list of possible fines on the wall of my room as soon as I entered it. The whole experience here was unpleasant, from lack of sleep to experiencing a scam that seemed to come right from management in the hotel. There is an attached bar- MC blues that had... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 4 November 2012

The location of this hotel is ideal, right in the main area of town with plenty of shops and restaurants right down the street and just a short walk from the main road. The entry way and main area of the hotel is open and inviting, the staff is freindly and helpful. Unfortunately I cannot overlook the condition of the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 25 October 2012

Stayed at Explorer Hotel for a few nights whilst travelling throughout China. Thoroughly enjoyed the stay. Hotel located right in the heart of Yangshuo - an incredibly picturesque town (surrounded by limestone cliffs and streams) with lots of cafes, bars, shopping and markets (and a stack of great cafes/bars/restaurants were located literally within a few steps of the hotel). A... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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Reviewed 12 July 2012

Yangshuo is a tourist focused town which I knew little about before arriving, thinking it was a nice farming area, only to discover what is basically an inland version of Halong Bay in Vietnam. Awe inspiring and stretching beyond the horizon, this is a place that I recommend everyone should see. The same goes for the town of Yangshuo and... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 June 2011

We stayed here while touring China in May. Of the 7 hotels we stayed in around China this was one of the best. The room was clean and spacious enough, and the hotel staff friendly and helpful. The real winner here though is the free wi-fi. the excellent location near West Street, the good laundry service, and most importantly, the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 13 April 2011

This hotel is located very close to west st. The light and sound proofing for outside is the best I have ever seen - although the noise from inside is not so well organized. There is free wifi and shared Internet pc. The room is small but very clean. My main complaint is the shower not having any kind of... More 

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Semporna, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 July 2009

After Li River one way tour from Guilin to Yangshuo (450 RMB per person with lunch), we walked up the port and saw Explorer Hotel about 200 meters away. We negotiated the price down to 120 RMB per night room only. West Street is 7 meters on the right of the hotel. The 2 layer door to balcony helped block... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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Reviewed 18 July 2008

Well from the moment we drove into Yangshuo we knew it was different from the rest of china. The explorer was alnong a main drag of pubs with west street right at the end. The attached pub (MC Blues) did amazing cocktail and inexpensive meals all day long. The accom was very simple, I would say family run as it... More 

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Address: No.30 Xianqian Street, Yangshuo County 541900, China
Region: China > Guangxi > Yangshuo County
Price Range: €16 - €61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 26
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“I heard that there were some rooms that did not have a window, so I would check this out if I were you.”
 of 5 bubbles CarlaM437, 2 Nov 2013 | Read review
“They don't offer earplugs and in the street where the hotel is located there are at least 8 pubs playing music till late in the night”
 of 5 bubbles comandina, 29 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Chose a different hotel is the honest answer”
 of 5 bubbles jonniebgood1, 3 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Negotiate on price, especially in the low season”
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