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The Jade Emu International Guest House

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05/07/2017 05/08/2017
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Foshan, China
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been several times to Dali and I always stayed in this hostel. The rooms are great and affordable, the food is outstanding and the staff is helpful and speaks English. Yes, the service is somewhat slow sometimes, but it's not Shanghai or Beijing and the staff changes regularly. If you accept that you need a bit more patience,...

Thank peppin76
West Harptree, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We asked for a quiet room and got one overlooking the communal courtyard - hardly quiet. Once Moose had gone home the evening staff took over. They were pretty inept and really could do with some simple training. There should be a non smoking area in the bar/restaurant so that people can eat, drink and chat without the fog of...

Thank Itcanbedone
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a fairly nice higher end guesthouse. It has a range of rooms spread over a couple of rambling buildings, with one large central courtyard and common area. There are some good amenities, including seating areas, parking options, a very large English bookstore and classroom area, and a restaraunt. They take foreign credit cards. In the winter little of...

Thank bearchri
Reviewed March 16, 2017

Big rooms with big bathrooms, scorching hot water and very helpful english speaking staff. Only a couple of minutes walk from one of the entrances to dali old town. Also including a western and chinese style restarunt and a bar in the common area.

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Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed January 9, 2017

I stayed at the Jade Emu for a total of THREE months (all caps because that's much longer than your usual traveler) and I've got to say, Dave & Song have a great thing going at this place. The staff is friendly & respectful, I was never given an attitude once, even on days when I bothered about new towels...

Thank DiegoAGuzman
Dali, China
Reviewed January 4, 2017

Good Location, just near the Ancient City, staff talking in English, helpful and friendly, nice clean room with big and functional bathroom, 24 hour hot water and OK wifi. Owned and managed by an Expat, affordable price in a lovely Chinese style design building. Recommended !

Thank GDL2017
Dortmund, Germany
Reviewed November 27, 2016

I can recommend this guesthouse for backpackers and families who visit Dali area. The front desk staff speaks English and can help with a lot of service. Rooms are clean. Coffee and other drinks in the inhouse lounge area are resonably priced, food quality is 3/5, i therefore recommend eating outside.

Thank max48145
Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

I would give this place a higher rating if the staff were a bit more helpful and the menu was a fair price. The place its self however is very clean and relaxing, if you aren't trying to organize anything I'd probably even recommend it.

Thank Darcy R
Pardes Hanna Karkur, Israel
Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

We spent four nights in this guesthouse. We had rooms in the boutique area, who were very good, spacious, nice bed, hot water, quiet, good wifi. We enjoyed the public area with the restaurant, games, it was also an opportunity to meet with other travelers. The stuff was helpful, but not all of them spoke English. They helped us arrange...

Thank liatshechter
Reviewed October 21, 2016

We stayed for 3 nights at the hotel and enjoyed every moment of it. The prices are super reasonable, even for higher luxury rooms type. The dorms are super cheap and comfortable. The location of the guesthouse is 2 minute walking from the old city of Dali, which allows you to walk at night for a beer or dinner without...

Thank Gal B
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Additional Information about The Jade Emu International Guest House

Address: Area 10, West Gate Village | 500m, South of Sanyue Street, Dali 671003, China
Location: China > Yunnan > Dali
Price Range: $11 - $27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 23
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“Family rooms are available”
peppin76, 1 week ago | Read review
“prolonged stay rooms look the best.”
DiegoAGuzman, Jan 9, 2017 | Read review
“Rooms in the Other Building Are Quiet, Clean & Convenient”
512galb, Oct 21, 2016 | Read review
“We stayed across the back lane upstairs & it was very quiet”
RSJTD, May 22, 2016 | Read review
“Take a room in the boutique area, just one building away from the common area and very nice with its own courtyward”
824martijnd, May 11, 2016 | Read review
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