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The Lily Pad Inn

No.13, Group10, Ximen Village, Dali Town, Dali 671003 China See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
1 Star accommodation
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Cute guesthouse, very welcoming and feels like family environment. We even had the experience of dining with the staff including owner which is an amazing woman and always there to help for whatever reason. 10minutes walk from Dali old part which is an amazing area...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

In 1,5 year in Yunan, I came many many times in Dali and tried 4 hotels there. This hotel is definitely the best one ! Dali s street are quite noisy at night (and so are some Chinese people in the hotel also ;)) that...More

Date of stay: June 2018
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Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

Located just across the street of the old town, next to the Jade Emu. The hospitality was really welcoming and good, they helped us order tickets to Kunming, you can rent a scooter and take yoga classes there. There was green tea in the room....More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank אסתר ר
Reviewed December 24, 2017 via mobile

The place located just next to the Jade emo guest house but better and cheaper. The hospitality is the best that can be. We got tea and fruits on our way in. The dorm rooms are very good and cozy. There is even a huge...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Jonzakk
Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

We find this place just walking on the street looking for a place to stay in Dali. We were not disapointed at all. We spend 3 night there. Helen and Herin were so nice. They speak a perfect english, they are very helpful and help...More

Date of stay: November 2017
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Business Center with Internet Access
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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$15 - $21 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
China > Yunnan > Dali
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
$15 - $21 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
China > Yunnan > Dali
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"ask for the rooftop bedroom in the annex building"
Apr 29, 2015
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"If you are taking the bus from the train station, it takes you to the opposite side of old town. Take the..."
Apr 8, 2014
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"Ask to see the rooms in the second building for a quieter atmosphere, and always opt for higher floors for..."
Feb 17, 2014
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"If I'm not staying there, try to get the rooftop room. Awesome."
May 1, 2013
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