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Topeka, Kansas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a clean, quaint, comfortable and affordable bed and breakfast hotel that also serves other meals in their beautiful garden courtyard cafe. The staff is very friendly and goes out of their way to make you comfortable. They also help arrange sightseeing and activities and got us a good rate on horseback rides up the mountain.

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

My family and I had a great time staying at the SleepyFish. We stayed for three nights and couldn't say enough about how professional the staff are. The rooms and bathroom are clean and they have western mattresses (not the standard concrete Chinese mattresses) They have two dogs Milo and Ashley (I think they're golden retrievers) which my two older... More 

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

SleepyFish was a great place to stay. The rooms were super comfortable and have heated beds which I really appreciated as it was a bit cold in Dali in December. The place has a beautiful atmosphere, very quiet and comfortable, and well put together. The owners and staff are great people, and were very helpful in directing me to other... More 

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spring mountain queensland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

When first coming through the eastern gates of town we thought we would like this place. The four of us dropped our bags off. We had booked the roof top rooms with the lovely covered outside area which was well used by us. Then we were off to cooking school for breakfast, including a tour of some markets and lunch,... More 

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tracyasia, Owner at SleepyFish Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We hope to see you again next time you come to Dali! More 

Nanjing, China
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

Freestyle, quiet and unique place. Two lovely dogs welcome you at the front door, when you walk in there's a garden. The only opportunity is the address, a little far away from the town area, about 20 minutes. Beds are comfortable too, in the morning sunshine comes in and wakes you up.

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Kunming, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Sleepy Fish is such a place to relax and enjoy time away from everything without having to be too far away from everything. The lodge is a nice walk from the main tourist attractions in Dali, but having a little exercise usually does more good than harm for most people. It's nice to get away from the crowds and to... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

small, quiet, full of charm. only 5 minutes walk to the old city center. very clean. the fish pond and the rustic furniture add to the charm. breakfast was western style, and was resonable. defently worth the money

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

We had 2 nites here. I think you need it. It takes a bit of time to get to this place from the bus station. There is a number 8 bus you can get. Not sure on price. Taxi will cost about 65 CNY . But we got one of those small buses and pay only 40 CNY. So try... More 

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Beijing, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We had read a lot about that hotel, and chose it based on what turned out to be pure hype. We were disappointed. Nothing outstanding, nothing special, just a hotel like many others, and the staff is not even knowledgeable about busses going to other cities, like the bus to Shaxi. Had we listened to the staff, we would have... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 via mobile

The staff are great as they offer help with anything. Being in the middle of a Chinese old town you would think that the hotel will be dirty and nasty, however because it is western run it is a great place which is clean and friendly. I shall definitely be coming back as soon as possible

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sleepyfish is a fabulous lodge located on the East side of Dali Ancient City. We have modern facilities while still keeping a traditional Bai flavour. If you are looking for a friendly atmosphere, English speaking staff, clean rooms, soft beds, free wifi, quaint surroundings and a beautiful garden - this is the place for you! SleepyFish is foreign managed - English/Chinese speaking staff. ... more   less 

Additional Information about SleepyFish Lodge

Address: Yu Er Road | just behind the Regent Hotel, Dali 671003, China
Location: China > Yunnan > Dali
Price Range: $15 - $65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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