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Riverside International Youth Hostel

No. 15 Changdi Street, Luju Road, Guangzhou, 510370, China

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Overall Rating 85%

From 9 Reviews

Hostel rating (9)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 86%
Cleanliness 87%
Location 89%
Security 87%
Service 80%
Comfort 81%
Green rating 87%

Book your stay at Riverside International Youth Hostel in Guangzhou

  • Dorm
    From €8.68
  • Private
    From €18.68
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Guangzhou Hostel

Hostel Guangzhou

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Guangzhou Riverside International Youth Hostel is by the riverside of Pearl River and is on the opposite side of the former foreign quarters which is well preserved as it was where you can find a strong colonial sentiment.

The Riverside Youth Hostel offers dormitories, twins, single, riverside en-suite, and family rooms. A Cafè, internet connection, conference rooms, a self-catering kitchen, a laundry area, and travel services are also available.

Along the riverside, there are pubs and bars, restaurants, cafè and cultural and art area transformed from old factories. Take the scenic Pearl River cruise of jade coloured what and city lights from White Goose Pool to Guangzhou Bridge. Or if you are interested in culture and history visit the Temple of six Banyan Trees, one of the four Buddhism temple complexes in Guangzhou. Dense foliage, antiques, and majestic towers adorn the heritage site.


Prices are members' prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Check-in is available between 12:00 and 23:00
  • Please contact hostel if arriving after 23:00
  • A deposit is payable at check-in.
  • A deposit is payable at check-in. For room keys
  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Children under the age of 5 are unable to be accommodated under all circumstances.
  • Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are not members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association
  • A discount of CNY 10-20 per person per night is available to members on arrival.
  • Only parties of mixed sex may be accommodated in mixed (co-ed) dorms.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Playground
  • TV room


  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Cafe/Bistro
  • BBQ
  • Self-catering kitchen

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Wifi - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Air Conditioning - In selected areas
  • Basic Shop
  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Car parking nearby - At or next to the hostel
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available - In Room
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
  • Smoking Area
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

From 07:00 to 23:30
From 08:00 to 00:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. 0086 20 22392500

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Chen Clan Academy (1 to 2km)
  • Beijing Road Shopping Street (2 to 3km)
  • Pearl River (At or next to the hostel)

See the full list of attractions



Only stayed for one night, but it is well located next to the river and the rooms were very nice for the price. Please improve knowledge of locations in Guangzhou. Staff didn't know any of the places we wanted to go, and they are big tourist destinations.


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Fri 16 Sep 2016

Nice location.


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Mon 05 Sep 2016

I think if its an International Hostel should have someone in front desk available to speak in english for the late guests that arrive very tyred after midnight....! Happened to me....! Arrive at 1AM and that man there couldnt speak english at all.


Avatar for JOAO


Tue 26 Jul 2016

Very clean, excellent location. Good staff but can add more smile.


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Tue 12 Apr 2016

We had a really good stay. The hostel has a great location and comfortable facilities.


Avatar for ANTONIA


Fri 04 Mar 2016


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Cinema (500m to 1km)
  • City Centre (1 to 2km)
  • Cycle trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Local market (2 to 3km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (2 to 3km)
  • Distance to Nightlife (At or next to the hostel)
  • Parks / Green Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Distance to Restaurants (Less than 500 m)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (At or next to the hostel)
  • Shopping area / Mall (500m to 1km)
  • Swimming pool
  • Supermarket / Food store (500m to 1km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Form Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport take airport express to town and change to underground.
Take bus either 838 309 19 64 217 or 11 get off Fangcun stop. Then 10 minutes walk.
From Huangsha Matou take ferry to Fangcun short ride then 2 minute walk from pier.
By underground take line 1 get off at Fangcun then about 10 minutes walk.
Alternate Transport
No. 15 Changdi street Luju Road Fangcun Liwan Guangzhou Guangdong China At hostel address above
Onsite parking.
From Guangzhou Railway Station take the underground.

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