Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Yangshuo, China. You can choose from 18 Yangshuo hostels. In total, there are 38 cheap places to stay in Yangshuo such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $4 for a dorm.
Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Yangshuo, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
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Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.
Travelling on your own to Yangshuo? Fabulous!
Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Yangshuo alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Yangshuo. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.
This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Yangshuo. To help you make friends with Yangshuo before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Yangshuo is a beautiful city in Guangxi province in the southern area of China. Yangshuo is already a very touristic place, so you will not have so many problems with the language -- a lot of people are English speakers. This city is well known for its amazing places and natural beauty, busy nightlife, amazing cuisine (including the famous marshmallow lattes), and a lot more. The best way to arrive in this city is by bus from Guilin (only about fifty kilometers' distance) –- Guilin has good train and bus transport connections to the main cities in China. If you have time, you should also take a few days to visit Guilin, with its amazing scenery.
During your stay in Yangshuo, you don't want to miss the chance to visit Bilian Peak (you can climb it in thirty minutes, and the reward is enjoying the amazing landscapes of Xi Jie and Li River, from another perspective), and take a walk in Yangshuo Park and Dragon Head Hill. Besides that, Yangshuo is also a very good place to do some sports like rock climbing (it's one of the best places in China), kayaking, and tai chi. Another popular activity in this city is balloon trips -– it's a little bit more expensive compared to the other ones, but it's amazing). You can easily arrange this activity in most accommodations or in tour agencies. At dusk, after a long day, you should take a walk in Xi Jie (the heart of the city), where you will find all the restaurants, cafes, shops, accommodations, and bars.
There are a lot of hostels in Yangshuo for a good price, with the average facilities in China. In most Yangshuo hostels, you can get some help organizing the rest of your journey and meet nice people.
Written by local enthusiast for Yangshuo hostels Grace
There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Yangshuo. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Yangshuo. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?
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Pack smart, not hard
Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Yangshuo and China.
You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:
These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.