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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 86 Specialty Lodging in Dali
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed here for a few nights. The staff were very friendly and the atmosphere was relaxed and welcoming. The beds had electric sheets which were great during the cold nights so I had no problem sleeping. Highly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed here for 5 or 6days. as soon as I arrived the hostel, I found that here will be nice.(^^) the receptionist, floral, she was smiling and helpful. thank you. I stayed in the dormitory and the bed wasn't comfortable very much, but it's ok. I slept well anyway.haha the hostel gives you good hot shower. what I loved... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here in January 2015 and though we only initially booked for one night, we ended up staying for four because the staff were so helpful and the hostel environment just so welcoming. It's in a good location, under ten minutes walk to the Old Town, near the highway but not so close that the noise of traffic is... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying 2 nights in twin room, we can call this place our home in Dali. Very comfortable, good sleep, relaxed atmosphere, and everything you need when traveling, literally, is here. Most credit goes to the staffs doing great work in taking care of the guests; and the friendly dogs too, for the warm welcome. Other than the usual attraction is... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice staff, good location, clean rooms & great food. The staff were all very pleasant and helpful. There are a few different staff, and the majority have a decent level of English. There is a bus stop just 50 metres from the hostel and one of them explained that we could get back to the train station from here via... More 

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FiveElementsDali, Manager at Five Elements Hostel Dali, responded to this review

We are really surprised and flattered to see such a comment from you, Luke. We are so delighted that you enjoy here and also the movie(It is really a great movie) Next time when you come here, we can watch more movies together~ And the dogs, we have bathed them and we will bath them more often to make them... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a very good hostel in Dali.it’s very near to the old town,just cross the high way.I like enjoy the sunshine in the backyard,very comfortable.They crop kinds of vegetables.There are lettuces,broccoli and so on.The room is clean and quiet ,the paintings on the wall are very beautiful and literary.The staffs are very friendly and useful in English,especially Floral .By the... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

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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FiveElementsDali, Manager at Five Elements Hostel Dali, responded to this review

Thanks very much. Your recognition means a lot to me and we will try our best to do whatever we can to the hostel and to our guests. Lyn More 

Tilburg, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

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 January 4, 2015

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 January 4, 2015

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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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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