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Five Elements Hostel Dali

No.69 Dazhifang Village, West Gate of Dali Ancient Town, Dali 671000, China
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Ranked #2 of 85 Specialty Lodging in Dali
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
John O The Hague, The Netherlands
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After a short stay in a double-room, I decided to stay longer to explore the local area because of the hostel's helpful staff, the great value, and the good location right next to Dali Old Town. The hostel offers a lot of in-house activities which build a nice social atmosphere and it is also very conveniently placed for public transportation;... More 

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Tilburg, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Certainly one of the best hostels we've stayed in and for a good price. Really friendly and helpfull staff, nice atmosphere to meet other travellers (during a hot pot dinner for example), great common area, and the cutest dogs possible. Our double room with ensuite bathroom was large and comfortable and was cleaned every day. Also good food available, definately... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel location is not far away from old town. It takes approx 10 min walk. The three pagodas and Erhai Lake are also not much far by car/bus. You can buy the entrance ticket of the three pagoda from hotel with some discount. All staffs are extremely helpful. They are friendly and fluent in English. My brother and I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the hotel sets near the center of the city with a very convinent traffic. i checked in on Dec 2ed, and stayed 5 days there. their food was very delicious and the receptionist named lynn was a very lovely girl. she and her dog gave me lots of fun. as i was travelling alone, she gave me a lot of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed my stay in Five Elements. Very nice hostel with friendly and helpful staff. Rooms are clean and big, cleaned everyday. 24 h hot water supply,through winter i really appreciated it. Hostel provides a lot of outdoor activities like rock climbing and horse riding.

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Liu'an, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i packed alone to seek inner-peace, and dali fill my dream. five elements provides me clean and qiuet enviroment while all the staff there were very friendly, especially a cute girl named lynn, i and she with others had a very interesting chirstmas eve party! next time, i shall visit dali again, maybe with my future bf!lol

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Wuhu, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this hostel is fantastic.fair Price with good clean rooms. good location,nice food lovely dogs. the staff are super helpful,especially Bill Lynn Matt- thanks guys. this hostel is fantastic.fair Price with good clean rooms. good location,nice food lovely dogs. the staff are super helpful,especially Bill Lynn Matt- thanks guys.

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Xuancheng, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this hotel is very fantastic! considering its service and enviroment, the price is quite reasonable. i had spent 3 days in it and had a lot fun. especially the receptionist Lynn. She was a very lovely and friendly girl and helped me a lot. if i will go to dali again, i shall spend more time and have lynn as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it is a great place to stay. the facilities may be a bit old, but the staff there are really helpful. rooms are cleaned every day. the yard is great with organic vegetables. it is quiet and have very good dumpling parties. definitely recommend this hostel in dali. thanks matt lynn and all of you.

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Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I really like this hostel. Good value and very clean. Matt and staff are always willing to help. Thanks to all staff for the lovely meals, nice tidy rooms and a home away from home. I had another great stay. Thanks!

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Address: No.69 Dazhifang Village, West Gate of Dali Ancient Town, Dali 671000, China
Location: China > Yunnan > Dali
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 27
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