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SleepyFish Lodge

Yuer Road, Dali 671003, China
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Ranked #3 of 71 Specialty lodging in Dali
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Marvin H Meizhou, China
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Meizhou, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The sign in the lobby of Sleepy Fish says it all: "Not all who wander are lost...."JRR Tolkien. I wandered into the Sleepy Fish Lodge this past July due to an "Unexpected Journey" to the city of Dali. Though I did not see any dragons to fight, I met some of the greatest people you will ever care to meet.... More

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Fredericksburg, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved staying here! It's close to all the happenings, but it's a little secluded, so it's quiet and peaceful. I felt at home here. The staff is warm and willing to help you figure out your travel needs/arrangements. They also have reasonable prices and a lot of advice for any adventures you want to go on. I didn't want... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Since my last visit to Sleepyfish they have expanded the Menu with everything from Mexican food, more authentic Italian and other specialities that you won't get anywhere else for the quality and value. The garden has also been revamped and you honestly won't find anywhere else more relaxing and comfortable, where your food, sleep and service experience are at this... More

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Shanghai, China
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Dali is VERY crowded with tourists and most of the guesthouses in old Dali are cramped and have an enormous number of tourists right out the front door. This guesthouse is within walking distance of Erhai Lake for an evening stroll or bike ride. It is a few blocks outside of the tourist hordes so the atmosphere is quieter and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Loved the sleepy fish lodge. Good price, great (knowledgable) staff and a really cool hotel. We had a beautifully shady room which opened onto lovely gardens etc. 5 mins walk into Dali Old Town. Dead Impressed.

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Kunming, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We had a family reunion in Dali and all stayed at SleepyFish Lodge. The location is perfect as you are actually in Old Town Dali. The beds are soft and clean (which is more than the majority of places in China). The staff is friendly and super helpful. They are particularly adept at helping set up tours around Dali and... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Friendly, welcoming, helpful and a great location with cosy rooms and a beautiful garden to relax in. In a quieter area of the old town, away from the busy area but within easy walking distance of everything. The staff were very helpful in recommending and advising on places to visit, buses to take etc. Good western food when you need... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We stay here every time we visit Dali, and for good reason. The staff are incredible people, have knowledge of the area and are always really helpful. The lodge location is wonderful - a brief walk to old town, but far enough away that it is peaceful and quiet at night. Rooms are always really clean and taken care of.... More

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Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

As always Sleepfish provides a quiet place to rest, with great food, great staff and service. The atmosphere is peaceful and as always makes you want to stay forever. The great conversation had around the dinner table was as always great.

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Lhasa, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

We stayed here for 5 nights over the Chinese New Year, and were made to feel a part of the family. The lovely owner had fireworks that we all had turns lighting - a highlight for my young sister. However, the real star attraction of the guesthouse was the two dogs that were happy to put up with my crazy... More

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Address: Yuer Road, Dali 671003, China
Location: China > Yunnan > Dali
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SleepyFish Lodge is a fabulous new guesthouse with modern facilities, but also keeping a traditional Bai flavor. If you are looking for a friendly atmosphere, clean rooms, peaceful surroundings, a good location and a stunning view of the Cangshang Mountains, this is the place for you!SleepyFish has 13 rooms available with different arrangements including triple and family rooms. All rooms include an ensuite bathroom with 24hr hot water and a large balcony that overlooks the pond and courtyard.SleepyFish is foreign managed - English/Chinese speaking staff. ... more   less 
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