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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for 4 nights in early January, and we really enjoyed our stay! The combination of the location, price and customer service was unbeatable: the inn is right in the heart of downtown; the first thing you see as you come out are the Sun and Moon Pagodas on the Shan lake. The price was...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is really a gem in Guilin. It is a very small establishment run by Jack. There is only 3 rooms in the inn. The hotel is by the lakeside of Guilin where the famous tourist site is located. The windows is double glazed thus insulated the noise from outside. However noise insulation inside is minimal – you can hear...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

This inn offers a very personalised and warm service from Jack the proprietor himself. Jack has great knowledge on the city, which is helpful to our great stay. The inn is located right next to the city square, the Shanhu lake where the two pagodas are. Strategic location, clean and new rooms.

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Blenheim, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

The inn was placed in a great location in walking distance to lake, lovely restaurants and shops. Jack the owner was very friendly and went out of his way to make us feel at home by letting us use his kitchen facilities, letting us borrow his umbrella and jackets, and buying us food to cook for breakfast

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Hercules, California
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Good location since it is near lake and night market room clean and good breakfast a little hard to find at first since it is through an alley hotel has Japanese feel and seems it's pretty new. Will stay if come to violin again.

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Beijing, China
Reviewed 19 November 2016

The location really could not be better; you are right next to the lake, in the center of everything. The room was huge, clean, and with a really soft (especially for China) bed. The owner is incredibly friendly, and really wants to practice his English while helping with anything. His pub on the ground floor is the cheapest place to...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Right in the centre of Guilin old town with views through trees of the lake and the twin pagodas. A few steps to the busy lakeside eating and shopping area, 2 minutes walk to food street and it's souvenir stalls. Lakeside Inn is in a great location. The owner / manager Jack speaks good English and is very helpful and...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Stopped by on our way to Yangshou, this hotel is recommended. Extremely central and the room is large, well appointed and spotlessly clean. The host Jack is a delight, he is super friendly and engaging and makes the best mojitos outside of Cuba. He booked for us a great way to get to Yangshou along the Li River. Pity we...

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Stafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Our stay in Guilin was to be for only one night so, with the sole intention of arriving in the afternoon, wandering around the lakes in the evening and then moving on the following morning, the Lakeside Inn seemed perfectly located. I made my booking through Agoda but quickly received a follow up email from Jack, the proprietor, offering an...

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GuilinLakesideInn, Owner at Lakeside Inn, responded to this review

Hi Busbar, thank you for your very detailed review! It gives people a clear vision of what they might expetect when they choose to stay with us. Once people booked from Agoda or Booking they will get a Email telling them all the service we offer, including pick up service, sightseeing service and etc. The reason for doing this is...

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Reviewed 29 September 2016

My husband and I stayed at the Lakeside Inn two separate nights in mid-September, with transportation to/from the Longji rice terraces at Dazhai in-between that Jack organized for us. From the moment we arrived at his small hotel, Jack made us feel comfortable and at home, and we chatted with him (he speaks perfect English) and had a drink at...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This is a place located in the very heart of the Guilin city. All the entertainment is just within walking distance. The famous Sun and Moon Pagodas scenic spot which stand right in the Shahu Lake is only a walkway next to the compound. Within a circle of 500 meters around our inn you can have access to department store, supermarket, local restaurant, western style restaurant, Starbucks, massage and all the entertainment you would expect. Despite its central location it is quiet and free from disturbing traffic noise. It is a good place to stay or relax when you travel. The first floor of our inn is a nice Cafe & Bar. We provide western breakfast(toast,egg,coffee,tea),Pizza,Sandwiches, coffee (Latte, Mocha, Cappuccino ect) and Chinese dumplings. We have cold local beer, cocktails, whiskey which can give you a wonderful time after or during travel. Being the owner, Jack is an outgoing world traveler. His nephew and assistant, John, is a college teacher in Guilin Tourism University. We speak English and know the city well. We can help you plan your stay in Guilin on your request. We offer airport/train sation pick up service as well as sightseeing services, for example, Li River Cruise, Longji Terraces Trip and one day Guilin city trip ect. We have private car rental service(with English/non English speaking driver) to facilitate your tour(especially suitable for large family travel).We try our best to make your stay a unique and memorable experience of the Chinese culture. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lakeside Inn

Address: No.1-1-2 Sha lake Building Shan Lake North Road, Guilin City Center, Guilin 541002, China
Region: China > Guangxi > Guilin
Price Range: £19 - £29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“The rooms we had were directly above the bar on the first floor but were absolutely quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 542karenew, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
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“room 201 can oversee the lake”
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“Only a small establishment... We stayed in a double room and family room... Both great”
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“there are only three/ four rooms so book fast”
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