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.

    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

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    Don't Dilly Dali

    A travel blog entry by philkoziol on Sep 14, 2010

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    ... they sent me down the miners track on the shoreline used by the army of huge trucks that take away rock mined out of hillsides all along the East Bank (it felt more like I was in The West Bank). Km after Km of potholes and red mud slowed me down so much it took me 2 and a half hours to reach Wase. By now it is 4.30. Every local I passed would smile or laugh in disbelief at my new outfit of red mud overalls. From my toes to the top of my head I was Red. The bike was equally ...


    A travel blog entry by mikesblog on Oct 21, 2009

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    Dali is one of China's backpacker hangouts. Christina recommended a hostel to stay outside of Dali in a local village on Erhai Lake. The place seemed like an old farmyard with a big open courtyard. The family that ran the place were amazing and the village was a real throw back to old rural China. I would spend my mornings drinking tea with the owner and then people from around the village ...

    We love dali and we love dali

    A travel blog entry by emilynics on Nov 02, 2008

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    ... many a traveller happy to go no where fast. (Sound familiar Henry?) A week later after agonizing over further chinese visa extensions, monsoons in vietnam and AK 47's on buses in Laos we took the inspired decision to head for Jinghong where rumour had it a boat could sail us down the Mekong directly to Thailand. So with the chill of 25 degrees C setting in fast we departed from our oasis and set course on our final long distance road trip through China to the border and ...

    Salvador Probably Would Have Liked It Here

    A travel blog entry by cadkinsca on Mar 20, 2008

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    ... and Bai pickled vegetables. I also ate at one of the many local restaurants that displayed foods on the sidewalk in front of the restaurant (see pic). In a new experience for me, I learned that one pointed at what one wanted and it was then cooked. I had a fish, bizarre mushrooms fried with peppers, and homemade plum wine. There wasn't much of a nightlife, and what there was was of the Chinese disco and ...

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