Five Elements Hostel

Area 69, West Gate Village, Dali, Dali, China, Distance from city centre: 14.4km
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Rating: 93%from 3 reviews

  • 86%Atmosphere
  • 93%Staff
  • 93%Security
  • 100%Cleanliness
  • 86%Location
  • 100%Value for money
  • 93%Facilities
Five Elements is the place to stay if you're looking for a fun, convenient, and relaxing boutique hostel in Dali. "Five Elements" explains who we are:

Fire… We are fun energetic people who want to see you have a good time! We are "On Fire!" to make your stay at Five Elements the relaxing vacation you've always wanted! For those who drink, we have a bar (with all kinds of drinks!) and for those of you who want to have fun, we have an X-box, kinect!!
Earth… We hope you will accept our invitation to be involved with the locals. We provide many opportunities to connect with them, including, but not limited to: bike tours, tours through village markets, and visiting them in their homes for a Real taste of the local cuisine.
Wood… We serve organic food!! Everything is home grown and fresh! We serve free (freshly ground) coffee in the mornings as well as provide homemade bread for a very reasonable cost. All of our food is organic and served without MSG.
Water… The water at Five Elements is clean spring water, straight from Cang Mountain. It is crystal clear, refreshing, and sweet.
Metal… In the five elements metal is seen as being what is gained from the other four elements, a souvenir to take home with you. Here at Five Elements we will do our best to make your stay with us be as comfortable and enjoyable as possible of course. However, ultimately, what you gain from your stay with us is up to you!! Whether you decide to experience Dali, read books, enjoy the diverse cultures in Five Elements, hang out with friends, or go crazy in our bar, we hope you can take something priceless with you on your life journey.

We Provide:

> Beautiful garden area
> Amazing rooftop view and terrace
> Bathtub
> Free Wi-Fi
> Rental mountain bicycle
> Western and Chinese style bathrooms
> Fresh mountain spring water
> Free coffee (during morning hours)
> Restaurant and Bar
> X-box kinect
> Facebook access
> Discounted tours to the Three Pagodas and Butterfly Spring
> Organic Food and no MSG
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • Bar
  • Bicycle hire
  • Bicycle parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Café
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Internet Access
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals Available
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Restaurant
  • Steam Room
  • Tours/Travel Desk

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

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From Xiaguan Bus Station:
Expect to pay Around 60RMB for a taxi.

From Xiaguan Train Station:
Catch Bus 崇圣寺三塔专线 (Chong sheng si Three Pagodas---train station) 7:30AM---7:00PM,outside the train station. The fare is 2 RMB. Every 20 minutes there is one bus. Get off at Stop 红龙井城门 (Hong Long Jing Gate), cross the highway, turn right, go forward along the highway for 50 meters, you'll find the hostel on the left hand side.
Or get off at the next station:人民路口(ren min road),then cross road turn left ,walk back along the big road in 5 minutes, when you see 77 house, you can find us near it.

Pick up service: email or call us at least 1 day before in advance.

Located Near

Hong Long Jing west gate, Hostels Jade Emu and Lilly Pad

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