Flowers International Youth Hostel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsFlowers International Youth Hostel Yangshuo
Nice and clean room but noisy since our room is right on the stairway. Late arriving guests or early risers did not give it a damn if you were sleeping or not. They stepped up and down on the stairway like elephants and giggled, even screamed their excitement out, like the whole world was deaf for their sake. Don't worry about us!
Very, very nice staff though. Kind and helpful girls. Invited us to meals they cooked themselves in the little DIY kitchen and sweet home-made rice wine.
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