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Xingping This Old Place Int'l Youth Hostel

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Reviewed 10 August 2014

Located in a nice old building, this is a good place to stay with clean and nice rooms, although cvommon bath facilities are not always as clean. Wifi is only in the main lobby. Furthermore, try to get a room to the back and not facing the street as the traffic makes a lot of noise and potentially wakes you...

2Thank Kirstine1984
Reviewed 23 June 2014

We thought we would have a balcony with nice views but instead of that we had a big window. The room was clean and cosy, ths staff is friendly and they give you a lot of information about the activitites to be done in the area. Nice atmosphere in the common area, with good music and awesome pizza. We booked...

Thank marta t
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 10 June 2014

As I was bagpacking alone, I decided to stay in This Old Place Intl Youth Hostel. The staff and boss were good in English. The manager even advised to take a short hike 老寨山 near the hostel to see the sunset. The wifi is kinda of weak but their pizza is awesome.

Thank Lavendar_1107
Wetzlar, Germany
Reviewed 26 May 2014 via mobile

A beautiful, clean, well furnished and cosy hostel in a great location in Xingping. The staff is very friendly as well as helpful in organizing tours. They are also running a good restaurant just a couple of meters ahead. But also the Pizza from the wood fired stone oven at the bar in the hostel is a great option.

Thank MirkoMirkoMirko
Chengdu, China
Reviewed 21 May 2014

I just had the good fortune to stay at This Old Place again, and I am glad to say that the hostel has managed to stay the very pleasant place since I was there last. Rooms are comfortable and well kept. With the addition of Sesame's cafe in the newer part it's become even more enticing to just stay on...

Thank Martin W
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 8 May 2014

The wifi connection is very poor in the room. Like the rooftop space as you can see the whole view of the port and it is spacious but the wifi is very intermittent upstairs. During my visit, the staff was busy entertained other travelers though I've been standing there earlier to be entertained with. The dorm is quite spacious for...

Thank Armiez
Shanghai Region, China
Reviewed 3 May 2014

We thought it looked amazing: really great location, awesome decoration... but it was just too dirty. Pros: -Helpful staff - Good location Cons: - The rooms were OK, but the bathrooms were definitely not cleaned during my stay. They just got perpetually grosser and grosser. - No places to charge your phone / computer in the lobby / lounge area...

1Thank TheGabtrotter
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 May 2014

This guesthouse is charming. The main bar is lovely (albeit crammed with western tourists in the evening, presumably due to the pizzas!). The roof-top "bar" isn't really a bar since it doesn't sell drinks, but you can go up there to relax in the evening and the mountain view is lovely. We stayed in the new building, above Sesame's Cafe....

Thank globetrotter2030
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 April 2014

Xingping is a (relatively) peaceful river town with a great view to the spectacular surroundings and a welcoming vibe. It is much smaller and less developed than Yangshuo. For me, there is no comparison - if you are looking to avoid the hordes and enjoy a relaxed pace of travel, stay in Xingping! As the tour groups clear out at...

1Thank KateinNYC
Fort Collins, Colorado
Reviewed 10 April 2014

We only stayed for one night but were very happy with the quality of the hostel. The roof lounge is a plus and you can indeed see the "scene on the 20 yuan paper RMB" from the top of the building. But our special praise goes to the wonderful staff. On the day we were leaving for Guilin airport, we...

Thank Mira5131

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Why stay in the city.... when the riverside is SO AMAZING!Just 27 km outside of touristhotspot Yangshuo you will find the 'This Old Place Int’l Youth Hostel', a very unique youth hostel. We live in a small town named Xingping which has 1740 years old. It has the most beautiful riverview of the whole li-river erea. For this reason the riverside of Xingping is printed on the picture of the back the Chinese 20 yuan note. Our hostel is just located 50 meters away from Xingping port. So from some rooms’ balcony you may see the amazing riverview just the picture on the back the Chinese 20 yuan note. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Xingping This Old Place Int'l Youth Hostel

Address: No.5 Rongtan Road, Xingping Town, Yangshuo County 541906, China
Region: China > Guangxi > Yangshuo County
Price Range: €10 - €30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Xingping This Old Place Int'l Youth Hostel 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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“The higher up your room, the better the view of the mountains. Going on the roof to hang clothes to dry is the best view of all.”
curlylekan, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“the rooms in old building is more quiet”
Janice914, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Can choose newer building if prefer modern settings, and choose rooms further away from main road if prefer quiet rooms even in the day.”
Deb_LYH19, 10 Nov 2015 | Read review
“WiFi strong round reception.Dorm rooms great(only Y30)You get mountain/river view rooms for Y130/190(not pp:room price;still no bad)”
sadeeyor, 23 Sep 2015 | Read review
“family room”
kristina091, 4 Sep 2015 | Read review
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