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Jim's Tibetan Hotel

#10 of 346 Hotels in Dali
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No.4 Yuyuan Alley, Lvyu Community, Dali, China
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Greater Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jim is the very friendly and knowledgeable English speaking host at Jim's Tibetan themed hotel. Very pleasant break from being "on the road" in China. It has a wonderful sizable green garden. Great for kids and adults. It's only a couple of minutes walk to the old city of Dali and not so far by taxi from the new Dali... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a nicely built Tibetan style hotel in a quiet spot just outside the walls the old city of Dali. The owner Jim and his family run the place in a very friendly manner, giving good advice and the possibility of renting of facilities for exploring the area- by car, by motorcycle or by bike. Though Jim offers tours,... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

we stayed at Jim s for 3nights when traveled at Dali,hotel is local bai style and courtyard was nice,people there were from all over the world so we shared our travel experiences with so many friends which we really enjoyedi it,staffs were friendly,recommend.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

- the hotel has plenty of room - people are pleasant and helpful - bathrooms a bit outdated - in front of your room is a 'balcony' towards the inner court. There is also a roof terrace, but the 'balcony' is great. - BUT FOREMOST JIM IS A GREAT TOURGUIDE. ON OUR TRIP WE ENJOYED A DAY TOUR WITH HIM... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We had a room with a queen size bed on the second floor. The hotel lobby and the rooms are nice and clean but the shower looks a bit used. The wifi only worked by accessing the router from other rooms with weak signal. The phone didn't work either. We didn't appreciate that Jim smoked while serving dinner. The location... More 

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Brisbane
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Stayed here with a friend. The room was unclean, TV didn't work but that seems to be a regular thing looking at all the other reviews. The bedlinen was filthy, and so was the toilet. The shower was old and grubby. The whole place is a maintenance nightmare. Jim sleeps in the reception area and continually smokes even when serving... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Stayed there for a few nights. Room are good size. TV and wireless didn't work. I had to rely on wireless a few floor down. As we were out the whole day, it didn't really bother us much. Garden was a bit run down. On the website it mentioned a playing area for the kids. As Jim's kids are grown... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We stayed at Jim's Tibetan Hotel for three nights, travelling to Dali on the overnight train from Kunming. Feeling tired and grubby we didnt regret organising the transfer from the station to the hotel. We were shown to our spacious room immediately and were grateful for the opportunity to shower and get ourselves organised before the formalities of checking in.... More 

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Munich, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed at Jim's hotel for two nights. The room was quite huge, we actually got three beds (two regular beds and one king size bed in a second room; we had only booked a double bed). The bathroom was okay with and older shower that didn't work as I wished (just not enough pressure). There are... More 

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Chengdu, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Jim's Tibetan hotel is very pretty and conveniently close to the old town. The rooms are spacious and clean, and the garden and toys for the kids are cool although the swings are a bit odd. Jim serves a good selection of food in case you don't want to go out. But the best part of the hotel is Jim... More 

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