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SleepyFish Lodge Reviews

Yu Er Lu (extension), Dali, China

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218 Total Reviews
  • 80%Value For Money
  • 84%Security
  • 92%Location
  • 88%Staff
  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 96%Cleanliness
  • 76%Facilities

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I booked this hostel for two nights. Overall the stay wasn't anything special. The staff spoke good English, the beds are fine and it was easy for me to get a good night's sleep, but there were several problems. The shower's cold water handle was broken so it only had scalding hot water. They took an hour to make my breakfast because only one person was making the food. Also, the hostel was extremely quiet and no one used the commons. It's an ok place to stay for a few nights, but not great.


Nice place to stay, doubled the nights also because Dali is a nice town. The ensuite bathroom has a good look and feel. It's noisy though if you're in the bed and roommates use the water and toilet. Beds are better than most dorms! Menu and food is good, but a bit pricey. Recommended place.


Loved staying here. Beautifully maintained garden (feel the stress ebb away!) Friendly staff and a warm atmosphere. Great food and 2 adorably gentle dogs. We're grateful we came!


Basic lodge in old town Dali, 15 min bike ride from the lake. The rooms are basic but very clean. We traveled in the summer, and it was a bit too hot in the evenings, even with a fan. If traveling in the summer, I'd recommend you request a room that is not on the top floor.

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