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The Lily Pad

West Gate Village, Dali Old Town, Dali, China

91%Rating

  • 94%Value For Money
  • 93%Security
  • 90%Location
  • 93%Staff
  • 86%Atmosphere
  • 88%Cleanliness
  • 90%Facilities

Property Information:

'A peaceful place to rest and refresh'
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We are located about OUTSIDE the West Gate,about 500 metres along the MAIN ROAD.

The Lily Pad inn is conveniently located and just a short 5-minute walk from the center of Dali town.

The inn consists of two neighboring buildings garnished with nice gardens which are typical of the local bai-minority style. The rooms are clean and comfortably furnished and available for rent by the month, week or day.

We have two styles of rooms: modern and the other is the traditional bai minority style which means it is decorated to offer 'a peaceful place to rest and refresh'. The guest rooms are spacious and clean with comfortable handcrafted furniture and decorated with antiques. Large windows look out over the mountains offering scenic views of Erhai Lake, Dali's #3 Pagoda and Cang Mountain.

Our guests stay connected with Wi-Fi and unlimited access to our complimentary high speed Internet connection.

We use mountain spring water everyday and you may start the day with healthy and refreshing fresh cow milk.

Regardless of your preference to travel solo or join one of the several travel groups our friendly and knowledge staff are always on hand to offer advice.

Our family style group meals is an excellent way to join in on the everyday festivities, narrate your travel tales and share and seek advice.

We wish your stay be pleasant and memorable.

Directions to The Lily Pad Guesthouse (Dali):
We are located about 600 meters on the MAIN ROAD south of the OUT SIDE West Gate.

please Let the taxi driver give us a call on before you get on the car. (with the number provided by Hostelworld after booking).

Please note:
Dali train station and the main bus stations (where many buses from Kunming drop you off) are located in Dali City (Xiaguan).
We are located in Dali Old town which is 15KM north of Dali City(Xiaguan).

1. Guests who take train to Dali
A. Arrival time from 8am to 7pm
Take Three Pagoda Line(三塔寺专线)to the stop “Hong Long Jing(红龙井)”.Get off the bus and face mountain to cross road, then turn right to walk for 1 minutes. THe Lily Pad signboard could be seen on your left. Go uphill 20 meters, you can see Lily Pad. Buses go every 30 minutes and it takes u 40 minutes to 1 hour. 1.5 yuan per person.
B. Arrival time from 8am to 10pm
Take a taxi to Xiao Hua Yuan Bus station on Xingsheng Road to take Mini BUS (下关-大理) to Dali Old Town. Get off bus at the stop “Hong Long Jing(红龙井)”. Face the mountain to cross the road and turn right to walk for 1 minutes, The Lily Pad signboard could be seen on your left. Go uphill 20 meters, you can see Lily Pad. It takes you 40 minutes to 1 hour. 3 yuan per person.
C. Arrival time before 8:00am or after 10pm
You’d better take a taxi which cost around 60 yuan.
Before getting on the taxi, please ask the driver to contact us to get information how to come in case he drops you off somewhere.
Lily Pad Address: the opposite side of back door of Wu Miao Temple on the National Road 214.
Reception Tel: 0872-2677807, 18887211089
2. The guests who take bus to Dali
--You can take Mini Bus “Xiaguan-Dali Old Town”. Get off bus at the stop “Hong Long Jing(红龙井)”. Face the mountain to cross the road and turn right to walk for 1 minutes, The Lily Pad signboard could be seen on your left. Go uphill 20 meters, you can see Lily Pad. It takes you 40 minutes to 1 hour. 3 yuan per person.
Xiao Hua Yuan Bus Station on Xingsheng Road(兴盛路小花园客运站)
If you take big bus with 45 seats, the bus usually stops at this bus station. In front of station you can find Mini Bus.
Main bus station (快速客运站)
If you take normal bus with 35 seats, the bus usually stops at this bus station. Out of station, walk north for 10 minutes to Xiao Hua Yuan Bus Station. Then take a mini bus over there.
3.If you take No. 8 bus by mistake
No. 8 bus(6:30am-8:30pm): If you mis-take No.8 bus, please get off at the stop Dali Old Town east gate and take battery car to west gate, 3yuan/person. Cross the road and turn left to walk 600 meters, then you can see the sign-board of Lily Pad Inn, turn right to go uphill for 20meters.
NO.8 bus go every 10 minutes, which takes 40 minutes to 1 hour, 1.5yuan/person.
4. If you take a taxi
Before getting on the taxi, please ask the driver to contact us to get information how to come in case he drops you off somewhere. Usually taxis charge around 60 yuan without hitting list.
Lily Pad Address: the opposite side of back door of Wu Miao Temple on the National Road 214.

Google Earth
Latitude: 25 41'33.252'N
Latitude: N 25.69257000
Longitude: 100 9'20.646'E
Longitude: E100.15573500
Elevation: 2032.193870

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  • Latest Review

    Nice hostel with nice atmosphere. It's just outside the old town, so perfect to walk around and rest during the night. They have a rabbit pet! The staff in very friendly and ready to help but a little bit slow. But we are on holidays, so no rush!
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      Anonymous, Spain, Mixed Group, 25-30
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Facilities

  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included


Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.




The Lily Pad Located at West Gate Village, Dali Old Town, Dali.
The Lily Pad
China
Dali Yunnan 671003 West Gate Village, Dali Old Town
91% 259
25.6889786 100.1579546
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