There was some initial confusion with our booking but Cici contacted me as soon as she realised and arranged an alternative hotel for our first night. Cici and the other staff were very friendly and helpful. The hostel is a short walk from the main backpacker streets and is very pleasant.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Cute wood houses, green vege fields, warm sunshine and blue sky. Yellow Canary Lodge is a natural and happy place that welcomes travelers from all over the world. The hosts of the lodge are two nice and warm-hearted girls cici and kiki. They used to be volunteer teachers in Yunnan and love this beautiful place, so they stay and build this lodge for a peace of happiness.Located next to old town Dali, backs on Cangshan Mountain with a very good view of Erhai Lake. 5 minutes by bike to South Gate (bike free for 3 hours/day at normal time) and bus stop is just in front us, Yellow Canary Lodge has a very convinient location to either old town or other famous sites.There are two types of rooms:Comfortable Tatami room with private bathroom and big french window4-bed Dorm with linen,locker,reading lights. Shared bathroom with 24-hour hot water and an open washing space with sunshine.We offer the following for freee!!-A natural green yard with veges and flowers.-Cute pond with waterwheel-Comfortable inside common area--All kinds of music.-Free wifi throughout the lodge-Learn Chinese for free-Plant veges with us!-Bike free for 3 hours/day at normal time-Borrow hair drier for free-Borrow hot-water bag for free-Books lend for free-Free travel advice-Free luggage storage-Free parking!-One free camping space (need book in advance)Pay service:-Laundry Service 10yuan/time-Bike rent beyond 3 hours, 10yuan/5 hours, 15yuan/day-Healthy and delicious Chinese and western food.-Many kinds of drinks include home-make drinks-Eat with us for 10yuan/meal-Dumpling party-Pick-up service-Ticket booking-Travel agency ... more less