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SleepyFish Lodge Reviews

Yu Er Lu (extension), Dali, China

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217 Total Reviews
  • 84%Value For Money
  • 84%Security
  • 92%Location
  • 96%Staff
  • 92%Atmosphere
  • 100%Cleanliness
  • 84%Facilities

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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.


We really enjoyed our stay at SleepyFish. The hostel is well situated just off one of the main roads in the old town near the east gate and is walkable distance from the bus stop if coming from Lijiang. The staff were very helpful in organising our visit to the Three Pagodas and our onward bus travel. Our room was very comfortable and clean with a lovely balcony overlooking the courtyard. Breakfast was good in the cafe, as was the food at the affiliated Blue Gecko cafe. Would stay again.

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