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.
- Unique atmosphere
You can take ferry just opposite of the hostel to the other riverside for meals and shopping
Budget meal tip
The early morning yum cha in the street near Fancun station or across the road for a local afternoon market. There's also a great desert shop off Beijing Lu