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SleepyFish Lodge

Yu Er Road | just behind the Regent Hotel, Dali 671003, China
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had 2 nites here. I think you need it. It takes a bit of time to get to this place from the bus station. There is a number 8 bus you can get. Not sure on price. Taxi will cost about 65 CNY . But we got one of those small buses and pay only 40 CNY. So try... More 

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Beijing, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had read a lot about that hotel, and chose it based on what turned out to be pure hype. We were disappointed. Nothing outstanding, nothing special, just a hotel like many others, and the staff is not even knowledgeable about busses going to other cities, like the bus to Shaxi. Had we listened to the staff, we would have... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The staff are great as they offer help with anything. Being in the middle of a Chinese old town you would think that the hotel will be dirty and nasty, however because it is western run it is a great place which is clean and friendly. I shall definitely be coming back as soon as possible

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

Love love love loved this! The people were amazing! Everyone had the best customer service! Breakfast was fantastic and the rooms were wonderful. Pizza night was a blast and one of the best atmospheric experiences I had in china

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

I have stayed here several time and never been disappointed. The beds are comfortable and the guesthouse very restful like walking into an oasis with the hustle and bustle of town seemingly far away! The food is always of a high quality (especially the chili cheese fries) and with the canine friends Milo and Ashi to keep you company it... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Everytime I pass through Dali, Sleepyfish is better. The garden is so lovely and the noiser that Dali Old Town gets, the more I like the location. Its a 15 minute walk from the main town area, but that makes for a quieter evening and morning. Also super convenient as it is next to the East Gate and their reception... More 

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Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Our family had a marvelous and refreshing 7 day stay at Sleepyfish last week. The place is well designed, clean and peaceful. We appreciated no televisions in the rooms that might have disturbed the restful ambience of the lodge. Instead my 8 year old was able to enjoy videos (from a sizable collection) on tv in the comfortable lounge area,... More 

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Beijing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We came there with a lot of friends for a few days, organized some 30pax pizza + chinese food evening and brunch and everything went very well. The staff is very friendly and helpful, the rooms are very clean. the whole place looks nice. I am going back there... for sure.

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Concord, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

My husband and I returned to the SleepyFish after thoroughly enjoying our stay there three years ago. The lodge has only continued to impress! With friendly and helpful staff, lovely rooms, a beautiful garden, and excellent food, it was tempting to remain on the SleepyFish grounds our entire stay in Dali! Our highlight, we have to say, was the outdoor... More 

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Meizhou, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

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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