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Purple Bamboo International Guest House

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No.104 Guangwu Road, Old Town, Dali 671003, China (Formerly Rainbow‘s Nest International Guest House)
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Purple Bamboo International Guest House
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Ranked #4 of 784 Dali B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014
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53 reviews 53 reviews
29 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I had a very clean 1 bedroom suite with a kitchenette. Loved the rooftop patio where I could relax and read. Rainbow took very good care of me. No hesitation staying here again. In the Old City but on a quiet cobbled street within walking distance of everything.

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王 嘉, Manager at Purple Bamboo International Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks for staying in our guest house and your review! We will do better in the future, and hope you to visit again! More 

Dordrecht
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76 reviews 76 reviews
69 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Stayed here for four days and extended with another two. Yes, there is some construction going on but that did not bother me much and will end when it's done :) Rainbow and staff are always very friendly and helpful with great advice what to do or see, the rooms are huge indeed, especially for the money and the location... More 

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Thanks for staying in our guest house and your review! We will do better in the future, and hope you to visit again! More 

Buenos Aires, Argentina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Hello !! we where there 6 night and it was perfect. Very nice place, whell locate and Rainbow and Marck helps a lot whit information and train tickets. All the staff is friendly and helpfull. All de rooms are hillarious but the apartaments are more than fantastic: comfortable, spacious, very quiet and sunny. The decoration is bright, couzy and elegant.... More 

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王 嘉, Manager at Purple Bamboo International Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks for staying in our guest house and your review! We will do better in the future, and hope you to visit again! More 

Bern, Switzerland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We are a family with two children (5 and 7 years old). We stayed at Rainbow' Nest for three nights. Our kids comment: "It is just the best". The apartement is big with nice decoration. It is clean. There are many restaurants for breakfast, lunch, dinner around the hostel. The location is in the ancient town, in a side street.... More 

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Thanks for staying in our guest house and your review! We will do better in the future, and hope you to visit again! More 

Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Rainbow's Nest is a wonderful place to stay to enjoy Dali. My husband and I had a great four night stay. The rooms are large, clean, sunny and nicely decorated. You are a short walk away to the main tourist area which is full of cafés and shops. Rainbow is an exceptional host and speaks great English. She is more... More 

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王 嘉, Manager at Purple Bamboo International Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks for staying in our guest house and your review! We will do better in the future, and hope you to visit again! More 

Denver, Colorado
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We stayed here twice in January, in the same room. It was large, bright and comfortable, with separate living and sleeping areas. The bathroom was large and the hot water was plentiful. Wifi worked great. There are apartments available but we chose a room, not needing the cooking facilities. There was, however, a kitchen on the top floor available for... More 

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王 嘉, Manager at Purple Bamboo International Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks for staying in our guest house and your review! We will do better in the future, and hope you to visit again! More 

Welwyn
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Rainbow who owns the Rainbow's Nest is a very caring and helpful host. She speaks excellent English and lives on the top floor so is always available to help. The rooms are large and comfortable and some have cooking facilities. Internet access is very good and free. A western breakfast can be obtained from a cafe called Serendipity just two... More 

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王 嘉, Manager at Purple Bamboo International Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks for staying in our guest house and your review! We will do better in the future, and hope you to visit again! More 

Tianjin, China
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Rainbow's Nest (A/K/A Rainbow's Guesthouse) offers spacious, squeaky-clean rooms, a terrific location, a great price and helpful staff. Rainbow and Marc are friendly, helpful and attentive without being overbearing -- a hard balance to strike. Rainbow's Nest is right in Dali's Old Town, nestled off a quaint, cobblestone street where locals go about their business during the day. At night,... More 

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Espoo, Finland
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76 reviews 76 reviews
35 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

I think the best thing was location (although a bit hard to find) and especially the staff. Thx again for everything Raimbow!! The only reason we gave a 4 instead of a 5 is the noise. It was very noisy very early in the mornings (and we like our sleep..).

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Victoria, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

My third stay each year for three years is a testament to how much I value staying at Rainbow's Nest. This year I rented the largest apartment that had a spacious kitchen to do some of my own cooking. With a large fridge and a fully outfitted kitchen I was able to practice my favourite hobby - cooking. Rainbow's Nest... More 

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