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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

The common room is ok. However, the room is very cold, no heater and broken window. The dorm door's lock is broken too. There is no toilet paper in the toilet!!!. The bathroom wall have some mold. By the way, no WiFi signal in the room

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Paris, France
Reviewed November 13, 2013

Friends Guesthouse is a nice little hostel very well located, with decent prices and nice staff but with some major flaws: - The wifi was very bad, even in the common area, - Water was barely hot in the morning (a little annoying when it's 0 freezing outside), even after 10 mn of waiting for it to get hotter... -...

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Kathmandu
Reviewed July 18, 2013 via mobile

I enjoyed my stay at this YHA hostel, minutes from the South Gate of the town and extremely handy for transport. The four-girl team managing the place were very helpful and friendly. Rooms were quiet and I was sorry to leave.

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Reviewed May 4, 2013 via mobile

Stayed one night in a twin room. The bathroom was quite dirty, and the room itself not so clean. A strong smell of sewage came out of the bathroom, making an otherwise average room quite bad. At 90 yuan, it wasn't good value at all compared to other hostels in Dali The courtyard is nice enough, though full of rats...

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Reviewed February 14, 2013

Apart from the rooms being very average, my experience here was not good. After asking for two nights, they told me to pay just for the 1st night. Then the next morning when I asked to pay for the 2nd night they said they had already given my bed away. This led to an argument and I was insulted by...

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Prachin Buri, Thailand
Reviewed January 15, 2013

Location is great, in front of Dali south gate with few seconds walking ! or you can wait bus no.19 at front of GH to go to three pagoda scenic. Friendly well english speaking staff, they service and support are great you can find alot tourist information and book any ticket here with cheap price. (bus, ropeway, scenic) Bathroom is...

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Riga, Latvia
Reviewed January 2, 2013 via mobile

So mostly there are only positive: location, staff, price. They can organize a tour for you or get tickets to the bus. Location is also good just outside the old Dali. As negative room was a bit noise as river was passing by, and it was realy cold at nights and mornings as there were no heating. But that`s common...

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Yverdon, Vaud, Switzerland
Reviewed November 3, 2012

A very good guesthouse in Dali. Near the door of the city and at the begining of the pedestrian area. Dali is for me one of the more beautifull city in China "quiet" and calm. The breakfast was very nice and the reception speaks English what else? We hear the river in some room so if you don't want i...

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Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed May 10, 2012

I arrived with bus 8 to this great little village. A taxi driver did not know the guesthouse but dropped me off in the right street and I managed to find it easily. The guesthouse is set just a little back from the main road, near the city gate. I arrived without a reservation and got a really nice room...

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Lincs, England
Reviewed October 4, 2011

We stayed here in a twin room for 1 night in August. I had booked the room quite a while in advance and was offered a choice between a twin room and a double as we had arrived just before someone else - do not like to think what would have got if we had arrived later as we had...

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Address: No.2 Wenxian Road, Old Town, Dali 671000, China
Location: China > Yunnan > Dali
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“Avoid the room near stairway and pool table because it make very noisy when someone walking or playing !”
 of 5 bubbles Akanee, Jan 15, 2013 | Read review
“Choose a room away from the river as it is very noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles Pavalia, Aug 14, 2011 | Read review
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