This hostel in Guilin is affordable, close to the attractions in the city and beautiful too! The fireworks exploded in front of us as we sipped wine and ate fancy food on our balcony. The Li River beneath us reflected the sparks of the fireworks. What a way to end the night.
Hostel in Guilin: Guilin Riverside Hostel
We booked this hostel and it looked surprisingly gorgeous. We were lucky enough to get the room with had a balcony, facing the Li River. It was a perfect place to chill in the night. The place had 3 levels and the dining area is at level 1. Breakfast is served at ¥25 per person (US$4).
It was very affordable for 2 nights and the staff were super friendly. The place is also a popular destination for travellers. They have a wall with notes from the travellers. Russian, French, Germans, Mexicans, there was evidence of the footprints of many people on the wall. We met some people that were also residing in the hostel, and they were Swiss and other westerners.
What To Do At Guilin Riverside Hostel
We had the balcony, so we chilled there at night. It is also about a 10min walk from the main square, very central. It is also near the popular Elephant Trunk Hill. The staff speaks very good English and very helpful to tourists. As the place is popular with foreigners, it is easy to meet new friends when travelling alone.
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Getting to Guilin Riverside Hostel
It is very tricky to get there. Walk along the Zhongshan Main Road until you have crossed the river running below you. It is the Li River. Then immediately after, take a left turn and walk all the way inside until you see a sign that says Riverside Hostel. The first time will be tricky, but you will get the hang of it after that!
Information on Guilin Riverside Hostel
Name of Hostel: Guilin Riverside Hostel
Address: No. 5 Zhu Mu Xiang,Nan Men Bridge, 541002 Guilin
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