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Reviews of SleepyFish Lodge Dali Hostel

Yu Er Lu (extension), Dali, China

Atmosphere 96%

Cleanliness 94%

Facilities 93%

Location 90%

Safety 94%

Staff 95%

Value 94%

What's Included

  • Linen
  • Luggage Room
  • Towel

Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Adaptors
  • Airport Transfers
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cafe
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Meeting Room
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup 14.97USD
  • Breakfast 2.99USD

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 14:00

Latest Check-out: 12:00

Policies

  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Pet Friendly"
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Dali?

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Atmosphere 96%

Cleanliness 94%

Facilities 93%

Location 90%

Safety 94%

Staff 95%

Value 94%

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Anonymous
04 Nov 2012

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Real homely feel and superb quality for the price.

Disliked: nothing except a few neighbouring dogs and cockerals which you'd get anywhere in Dali!!

Customer would recommend this property

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Anonymous
04 Nov 2012

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: The staff were very welcoming and you felt you were part of a family. The whole experience was delightful.

Disliked: Nothing.

Customer would recommend this property

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97% Overall Rating

Anonymous
28 Oct 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break, Relaxation / spa, Shopping, Sightseeing & culture, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Liked: The property is tucked away in the ancient city. It is calm and peaceful. The rooms themselves were stunning. Wooden floors, white sheets, open windows, soft beds, an amazing ensuite bathroom...it just makes you feel relaxed and comfortable. They are also spacious and so clean. I like that you have a view of the mountains from some places as well as most the rooms have a balcony and out door sitting. The grounds have a pond and a few water features.

Disliked: There really is hardly anything I dislike about this place. I have stayed here 3 times and each time was better than the last. I think about this place and I can't wait to retreat there often.

Customer would recommend this property

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97% Overall Rating

Anonymous
06 Oct 2012

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Lovely place! Dorms were incredibly clean, comfy beds and spotless ensuite bathroom. Great atmosphere, nice garden with outdoor seating.

Disliked: It was by no means expensive- but could have explained some of the hidden extras better: booking fee, milk etc.

Customer would recommend this property

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Anonymous
05 Aug 2012

Travel Type:
As a family with children

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Family Holiday, Relaxation / spa, Romantic getaway, Sightseeing & culture, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities, Visiting friends or family

Liked: Beautiful place, really liked it.

Disliked: nothing

Customer would recommend this property

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Anonymous
05 Aug 2012

Travel Type:
As a family with children

Trip Type:
Family Holiday, Relaxation / spa, Romantic getaway, Shopping, Sightseeing & culture, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Liked: great place, although western you still get the feel for the local culture. perfect place to stay for anyone travelling to the area.

Disliked: nothing

Customer would recommend this property

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94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
31 Jul 2012

Travel Type:
As a family with children

Trip Type:
Family Holiday

Liked: The Sleepyfish is a great place for a getaway retreat. The staff and dogs are very friendly and welcoming. The place has a very relaxed tranquil vibe tucked away from the main tourist traps but close enough that they are within reach. The cafe serves up a wonderful variety of comfort foods-pastas, pizzas, sandwiches etc which are really budget friendly.

Customer would recommend this property

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Anonymous
10 Jul 2012

Travel Type:
As a family with children

Trip Type:
Family Holiday

Liked: Beautiful area and hotel!

Disliked: Lots of dogs barking throughout the night every single night we were there which was extremely annooying!!

Customer would recommend this property

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Anonymous
24 Jun 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture, Visiting friends or family

Liked: SleepyFish is such a comfortable, inviting place. The grounds and rooms are lovely and clean, the staff is friendly and helpful and the food is great! I loved coming in the gate and being greeted by the wagging tails of the 2 loveable Golden Retrievers! SleepyFish makes you feel at home and welcomed. So, I am sure I will be staying here again in years to come!

Disliked: Nothing - wish I could stay longer.

Customer would recommend this property

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94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
20 Jun 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture, Visiting friends or family, Work / volunteering

Liked: The property is overflowing with life. Exotic trees, tons of colorful flowers, a fishpond with lotus flowers resting on the surface, two friendly and playful golden retrievers, trilling songbirds, and even two chinchillas in the cafe. Sleepyfish Lodge even has a lawn (not currently in the best condition), a rare occurance in Dali, let alone China. Most of the staff can speak English fairly well, and you might find yourself amiably chatting with one of them for a while. Not only all this, but their western food is REAL western food, not fake renditions or anything like what you would normally get in China. Their beds are softer than most beds in China, and most hotels in China too. You will most likely chance upon the owners of Sleepyfish Lodge, and even though they are often on busy agendas, they cheerfully take the time to assist you with anything you need.

Disliked: You might encounter a small bug or two in the room during your stay. At night, a few large mosquitos and other smaller bugs cling to the outdoor halls, but they are not agressive.

Customer would recommend this property

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