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“Great atmosphere and fantastic views ”
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Showbiz Inn
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

As a solo traveller I think the most important thing for a hostel to have is a sense of community, and Showbiz has plenty of that. The staff are so helpful and friendly and were more than happy to answer all my questions about booking trips.

The view from the rooftop bar is amazing and you're more than likely to make a few friends up there. The location is fantastic too, right in the centre of town while still being peaceful.

My only criticism is there are no privacy curtains on the dorm beds, and the rooms are maybe a little basic but what more do you expect from a budget hostel? What it lacks in amenities it more than makes up for with character.

Stayed: August 2017, travelled solo
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Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely staff, lovely breakfast, lovely view from a rooftop. It's like being on the best holidays ever, when you can chill with friends in the bar, go to the nice tour organised by the hostel, take some food recommendations and be back to fall asleep in a comfy bed. I would like to be in Yangshuo again just to check in this hostel.

Stayed: May 2017, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Clean, comfy bed, warm and powerful shower - what more could you want from a hostel?! Has great extras such as free laundry (have to pay for dryer), happy hour beers on the roof terrace overlooking the Li River, and able to rent motorbike, bikes, e-bikes etc from reception. They also booked our sleeper bus to Shenzhen. Really helpful staff with great English. Excellent location: 6 minute walk (with our backpacks) from the pier/ port if you are getting the river cruise from Guilin, just off West Street (but surprisingly quiet considering), and right next to the river Li. Would request a room at the front of the hostel to try and avoid some of the noise from West Street. Excellent value for money. Highly recommend.

Stayed: April 2017, travelled as a couple
Thank CDW2014
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

they have nice rooms for 2/3 person and also dorm rooms for male\female\mixed for really nice prices.
it was really nice to stay there, hang out with people, drink beers on the rooftop bar
the reception girls were really nice and helpful and they can give info, maps and sell tickets for trips all around yang shuo.
me and my friends really enjoyed this hotel, thank you for the easy accommodation!

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  • Stayed: September 2016, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Nice and easily affordable hostel in one of the best places of china. Marvelous views on the rooftop. The negative point could be the difficulty to come accross with it, but it is just the first time.

Stayed: September 2016, travelled with friends
Thank Paul J
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Address: No.7 Lianfeng Alley, Yangshuo County 541900, China
Region: China > Guangxi > Yangshuo County
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 54 Speciality Lodging in Yangshuo County
Price Range: €8 - €15 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Promotion on March ! Private room 80yuan/night! Dorm bed 25yuan/night! We have the best dorm,roof top bar and view in town! Free laundry!Showbiz inn is the best place for backpackers, it's located in an alley of the west street( the heart of YangShuo), also VERY close to Li river and BiLian peak (lotus green peak,YangShuo main peak),but away from all the hustle and bustle.we guarantee we are the most secure hostel in YangShuo, lockers,IC cards door lock, main gate door lock system, night-watch man,CCTV in whole building.we've done everything we could to secure your stay here.Our dorms & rooms are equipped with clean,comfortable beds (all with sitting toilet ,AC/heater,24hour hot water,lockers),and we offer many services to our customers such as laundry , wifi,hairdryer,over 300 DVDs& drinking water all for free! Our guests will also get special prices on the bar's drinks.we also have pick-up service from yangshuo to GuiLin airport , it takes about 80minutes,90km,book a taxi from us only 280yuan.(current taxi at airport is 350yuan.) if with 4~6people we also have van,400yuan.Showbiz roof top bar definitely benefits from the best view on Li river, bilian peak(yangshuo's main peak) and yangshuo village's roofs.let you have a unforgettable view from it.and also is the best place to meet people and have a appropriate drinking night life. showbiz rooftop bar has a relaxed cool atmostphere, all in light wood. Guests can enjoy a wide selection of drinking games as well as pool, beer pong, darts,sorts of chess & cards while drinking strong cocktails ! beer from10yuan, mix drinks from 15yuan. ... more   less 
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