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SleepyFish Lodge

Yuer Road | just behind the Regent Hotel, Dali 671003, China
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Ranked #4 of 87 Specialty Lodging in Dali
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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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Fredericksburg, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

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
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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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