The Lily Pad Inn

Address: No.13, Group10, Ximen Village, Dali Town, Dali, Yunnan, 671003, China | Hostel
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This hostel, located on No.13, Group10, Ximen Village, Dali Town, 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.

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    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

    Getting to Dali from Lijiang

    A travel blog entry by steve42red on Sep 21, 2010

    ... the day. I think the train goes to Kumning so I guess the seats might be used as sleepers from Dali onwards. The train takes about 1 3/4 hours to get to Dali, getting in before 18.00 and costs Y30. To get to the train station in Lijiang get the 13 bus (Y1) which I caught on the main road outside the north west of the old town on the side of the road nearest the old town. The number ...


    A travel blog entry by chrtoz on Feb 18, 2010

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    We caught the 4pm bus from Yuanyang to Kunming, which kept breaking down, turning a 7 hour journey into an 11 hour one, arriving at 3am ish. We had decided to give Kunming a miss and head straight for Dali so we slept in the bus (at Kunming station) until 7am and hopped over a fence to grab a taxi to a different bus station to go Dali - another 6 hours or so (plus another local ...

    Yakity, Yak

    A travel blog entry by theresabill on May 19, 2009

    ... and calm after some scattered showers. It was all very peaceful until the ride down. We were able to get some good photos of the town on the lift down and there was no one around except the guy in the chair behind us. He was yawning extremely loud, talking to himself and horking the entire way down! We walked back into the Old City and tried to find Yunnan Bar. Lonely Planet was wrong again. We found the restaurant, but it is on Renming, ...


    A travel blog entry by sabineontour on Jun 07, 2008

    43 photos

    Dali - after a 10 hours horrible night train Ivonne and I arrive in Dali. The first think we notice is the blue, blue, blue sky like we know it in Europe. Wow I haven't seen that for a long time it feels. In Yangshuo the sky was blue but not clear blue like here. Ivonne and I catch a bus to Dali old town - another 18 km ride. quite tricky with backpacks huger than yourself and about a 100 locals pressing ...

    Traveler Photos The Lily Pad Inn Dali

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