The Lily Pad Inn

We are located about Outside the West Gate, about 600 metres along the Main Road,From the West Gate, Dali, Yunnan, 671003, China | Hostel
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This hostel, located on We are located about Outside the West Gate, about 600 metres along the Main Road,From the West Gate, Dali, is near Dali Gucheng - the Old City, The Three Pagodas, Chongsheng Three Pagodas, and Erhai Lake.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Lily Pad Inn Dali

    Reviewed by thermalsailors

    friendliest spot in Dali

    Reviewed Sep 26, 2013
    by (2 reviews) Werribee vic (shhh , Australia Flag of Australia

    Cheaper than the Jade Emu and Jade Roo. But still clean and comfortable. Its right next to the Jade roo so you can use their bar as they dont have one yet. Great staff. Seriously the most helpful people you can meet. read my blog on getting the isreali's down the mountain. Olivia and the staff were priceless.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    Reviewed by meredith76

    Felt Like Home

    Reviewed Aug 12, 2011
    by (1 review) Wilmington , United States Flag of United States

    The Lily Pad Inn was an amazing hostel. The minute we arrived we felt so comfortable and relaxed. The staff there is amazing - so sweet and helpful. The rooms were clean and comfortable and it felt as if you were staying at an old friend's home. The food was also amazing. I've lived in China for two years and I had two of the best dishes I've eaten at this hostel. I should also mention that the cost was so affordable. Thanks for a great stay!

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    Reviewed by mathew-sarah

    What a great place

    Reviewed Apr 26, 2011
    by (12 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    The rooms are great, the people are kind and accomodating. Cannot compliment ths place enough

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    TripAdvisor Reviews The Lily Pad Inn Dali

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

    Travel Blogs from Dali

    Some very local hospitality

    A travel blog entry by thermalsailors on Sep 26, 2013

    4 photos

    We finally got hold of the local pilots. Great guys, Luckily one of them is with a Chinese woman who speaks very good English. Lily was a godsend. She translated all the launch information and took Dee out for lunch while we went flying. Unfortunately I didn't have the tandem wing or Dee's solo wing with us so she had to sit this one out. Probably …

    To Dali to take on a mountain.

    A travel blog entry by rachandcaro on Jun 04, 2010

    12 photos

    ... Kai. The plan was to sneak our way onto the mountain to dodge the very annoying (rather expensive) entry fee, after three attempts on different tracks we ended up sneaking down the side of the local military base wall before finding a track in the pines. Had a beautiful steep climb in blazing sunshine through an old hillside cemetary before reaching the temple up top where we were invited to learn ...

    Quiet day

    A travel blog entry by hrccpam on Sep 01, 2009

    3 photos

    ... meal with some very nice people. They all spoke perfect English as it was easy conversation.
    Part of our conversation was also about business, of which I will discuss later.

    Michael, Duke and I ended the night by walking through Old Town at night. It is beautiful during the day bbut at night it is spectaclar. I will attach some photos of the North gate.

    Off to Xishuanbana tomorrow ...

    3 Pagodas and a trip to the Lake

    A travel blog entry by josh.lambden on Aug 23, 2008

    29 photos

    ... through another set of narrow blocks and back on to the main road ... very sneaky. Now's as good a time as any to comment on the rules of driving in China. Number 1 rule is... pay attention there are no rules. Passing at anytime is permitted and if there's someone coming from the other direction they should move over. As a matter of fact don't be too surprised if someone decides to pass you while you're passing ... even it someone's coming from the other ...

    The Culture Week... and a bit

    A travel blog entry by tsjones3 on Feb 19, 2008

    ... men in their suits were already puffing away and probably boasting their takings. We were directed to a row of tables, and given a big card showing we were VIPS and a little flower to pin on ourselves. We sat anxiously asYunnanTVand many journalists walked through the rows taking photos and filming us. We had been told their would be a translator but because'they were behind schedule' i could pick out the words dali and china every 30 seconds. The Camelia Annual Exposition ...

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