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Friends Guesthouse Youth Hostel

Guesthouse | The South Gate, Dali Old Town, Yunnan Dali, China 671003

82.1% Overall Rating

3 out of 4 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (09/02/2013)

"Very friendly staff. Location next to the South Gate of the old town. Also liked the strong wifi-signal, the hot showers and lockers. This is an YHA hostel, so the majority of the guests are Chinese but there were also…"

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  • Bar
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Bicycle hire
  • Laundry service
  • Room service (24 hour)
  • Bar(s)
  • BBQ area
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café
  • Outside area
  • Television room
  • Children's play area
  • Sofa

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 15.63

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen
  • Towel

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 12:00

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Friends Guesthouse Youth Hostel is located next to the South gate of Dali Old town, just 5-minutes walk to the center of Town. Read more

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About Friends Guesthouse Youth Hostel

We have some of the cheapest, clean rooms you can find in Dali Old town.

The large courtyard has many trees and flowers, where you can definitely enjoy a quiet relaxed morning, doing Yoga or Taichi (Taiji) if you like.
We have Table tennis, a Pool table, Badminton, Chinese chess and checkers, along with a book exchange, internet access, Wi-Fi, and a great selection of DVDs which you can use for free at your leisure.

The restaurant offers delicious meals, fantastic freshly ground Yunnan coffee, cheap beer, and exotic cocktails.Every guest also receives a coupon for a free cup of freshly ground Yunnan coffee at the Gogo Café in Ren Min Lu.

As a member of International Youth Hostels, Friends Guesthouse is also highly recommended by Lonely Planet, Rough Guides, Routard, etc.

Latest arrival time:6pm. If you cannot arrive here before 6pm, you need to call us or email us in advance, otherwise your room will be cancelled after 6pm. Thanks!

Accommodation Information

Our Services include:
24 Hours Hot Water
Free Internet and Wi-Fi
Free Movies
Books Exchange
Ticket booking
Taxi service
Tour Info

Location Information

Friends Guesthouse Youth hostel is located next to the South gate, only 5-minutes walk to the centre of town.
Please note that the train station and bus stations are all in the New Dali ( named Xiaguan), around 13kms away from Dali Old Town.

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