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Jim's Tibetan Hotel

No.4 Yuyuan Alley, Lvyu Community, Dali, China
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Ranked #6 of 341 Hotels in Dali
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Chengdu, China
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85 reviews 85 reviews
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3 of 5 stars NEW

We stayed 3 nights and enjoyed the Tibetan ambience. It's a great location for exploring the old city. Jim arranged a tour to small villages for us which was one of the highlights of our stay in Dali. The driver was excellent and drove with great care - unlike some Chinese taxi drivers I have ridden with. The rooms have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jim's is a super place, great rooms, lovely and clean and cozy, plenty of hot water and electric blanket on the bed so you are never cold. It was quiet being winter and everyone helpful, especially his lovely smiling Mum that makes his famous breakfast pancakes. Just a 5 min walk from the gate at the south end of the... More 

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My stay at Jim's Tibetan Hotel in Dec was nothing short of an extraordinarily pleasant experience. Arriving on the wee hours of a cold winter morning, I was allowed to leave my luggages and showed to my room immediately by his friendly, english-speaking staff. Everything that I'd read about Jim and his now famous hospitality are true. Where there are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Jim is a great host, you feel like being at home. He is 100% available which is great to organise guided tour around Dali or discuss about the region. The prices of the tour or bike rental (I recommend spending a day biking around Erhai lake) are very competitive. We will come back !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Good location. Large rooms. Good food. The best thing about Jim's Tibetan Hotel is the owner and manager, Jim. He is a kind and generous person with a Chinese-Tibetan heritage whom has lived a very interesting life. He also guides tours around Dali, which are more interesting than Dali itself.

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Beijing Region, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

My son and me stayed at Jim's Tibetan Hotel for two nights in October 14. Jim, the owner, speaks English very good and is keen to help with almost everything, e.g. trips, transports etc. The rooms are quite nice as well, as they have radiators and heating blankets, which makes them very comfortable especially on cold days. The rooms are... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My sister and I recently stayed at Jim's Hotel in Dali and it was great. The room was huge- actually two beds in two separate rooms- and very comfy. The room had some pretty details and the outdoor hallway was lovely! They have a rooftop where you can relax and look at the stars (and giant Cang Shan mountain range)... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Had debated between a 3 or 4 but went with a 3. We stayed for 2 nights in October this year after reading all the reviews. I think that yes it is a bit more expensive than other places in Dali but Jim's English is great and he can arrange car and driver for you. He was a bit expensive... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

On stay at Jims was very good, our room was large and well kept the bathroom thou needed a paint Job. the food there is good he has a varied Menu even does English.Jims Tibetan hotel is not far from the centre of the old town near to shops restraints and amenities.

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Yuxi, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We stayed here one night. We turned up on the day and they were able to give us a great room for a very good price. A double room with a toilet was about 80rmb. Another great reason to stay here is the location. It's very central and everything is walking distance.

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Address: No.4 Yuyuan Alley, Lvyu Community, Dali, China
Location: China > Yunnan > Dali
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 15
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